Black Lawrence Press
December 20, 2010

“I would, without doubt, miss a world in which poems like Pantano’s did not exist.”

NewPages.com has posted a fantastic review of The Oldest Hands in the World by Daniele Pantano.

Here are a few of our favorite sections:

…Pantano is a storyteller with an appreciation for poetry’s ability to convey whole lifetimes in a confined space. He is an economical poet, adept at crafting a taut, clean line behind which lies all the messy emotion of narrative…

…The work is delicate, but not flimsy; elegant, but not precious; emotionally charged, yet restrained…

…I would, without doubt, miss a world in which poems like Pantano’s did not exist…

You can read the entire review here.

The Oldest Hands in the World is available from Black Lawrence Press and Amazon.

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