Monday, September 14, 2009


Blue Hour is proud to announce its first release of the fall, Reunions by Brooklyn Copeland.

The spring of Brooklyn Copeland’s Reunions is of birds and bees, but far from the picture book couplets that conjures; these birds, blind from direct sunlight, loop in disorientation, and the bees, stingers firmly attached, travel in packs. Copeland, in swaying, tangling lineation, pinpoints spring’s inherent seediness, that its green is as much flora as fake jewelry, that its relationships, like plant-life, grow weed-like—ugly, stubbornly, everywhere. Everything that can twist—roots, tongues, limbs—does, making the pleasure of the poem the untangling.

Brooklyn's terrific poem bodes well for the upcoming season of chaps. Hope such a spring-influenced chap meets with autumn's chill wherever you are, and that you return throughout the fall for more beautiful online literature. As always, check us out on Goodreads, Facebook, and Twitter.