Tuesday, August 01, 2006

Book Reviews

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C. J. Elfont, Edna A. Elfont: Sand Dunes of the Great Lakes.
Sleeping Bear Press, 1997. ISBN: 1886947163

Reviewed by Denis Garrison. Amaze, 3:2

Primarily, it is a photography book; C. J. Elfont is the photographer. His wife, Edna A. Elfont, has written the text for the book, including a number of cinquains, some single stanza and a few multiple stanza, to accompany the photographs. ...in general, the cinquains in this book follow the simplest cinquain form, with occasional lapses, but are either pedestrian descriptions of the photographs or rather stilted flights of fancy....


Deborah P Kolodji, ed. May Dazed - A Collaborative Cinquain Sequence
Lulu Enterprises, Inc, 2005. ISBN: 1-4116-3399-7
Order at: http://www.lulu.com/content/131743

Reviewed by Terrie Leigh Relf, Amaze 4:1, 2006.

If you love the resonance and deceptive simplicity of short-verse, this collaborative cinquain sequence on the theme, "May Dazed", will take you on a journey that extends well beyond the month of May!

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