After reading thousands of poems over the past many years, I am still anxious to read one of yours. I will critique one poem--in detail-- FREE OF CHARGE and return it to you promptly.
After reading and commenting on your free poem, if I feel I can help you make your work even better--a decision I‘ve been faced with since I founded Poetry Master in 2005--perhaps we should consider working together on a contract, but that’s down the road.
was launched 10/24/2015, at The Grolier Poetry Press in Harvard Square. Pictured above, Poets X.J. Kennedy, Ifeanyi Menkiti, Dan Masterson.Watch Reading
Poetry is striving desperately for the truly human. Dan Masterson has achieved that fortunate and magical ground. We believe him: everything in human life and everything in poetry depends on that response, and Masterson
gives it to us, rewardingly and essentially.
I have read On Earth As It Is over and over again, and I've carried it about with me as I've done with precious few books in recent years.
Dan Masterson's "Legacy by Water" surpasses what most of us have done by many a lap. It is an inspiration to me to read a poem so moving, so well plotted, so intensely tactile and yet always the persona is driven.