Taking the Occasion

What More?

"My defenses against incoming poetry are formidable, but this weighty little book penetrated them without effort and went off in a ball of light." --Clive James

"Brown's poems are splendid demonstrations of the power to be obtained from drawing the reins really tight. Yet in keeping faith with such strict forms, Brown hasn't squeezed out the breath, feeling, or beauty." -- X. J. Kennedy