LaForge Instills New Life into Ancient Myth

Contemporary Poetry Finds Its Place out of Time

Published by Ravenna Press in 2017, the poet and prose author Jane Rosenberg LaForge‘s work Daphne And Her Discontents weaves a complicated, personal family history and ancient Greek myth into a complete, original poetry collection. The intertwining of personal stories with a piece of history shared by the world allows these poems to travel into the past, throughout present and well into the future. This strategy elevates LaForge’s collection to a new plane. It also effectively destabilizes readers as LaForge has done quite well in creating an atmosphere which feels as though “…we move as though space and sea inverted…”

 

Read the full review of Jane Rosenberg LaForge’s collection on Vocal.Media!

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