In these passionate poems, this long poem, there is a story (there are stories) which a reader mines out of a landscape of language moulded under great pressure and eloquent of the stresses that formed it. This is non-representational work of great concentration and beauty.
Praise for Abraham:
“The skill and intense ardor of the mind at work … is delightful. The least one can learn from poetry that makes sweet music of the intelligence is that we can still measure, have measure.” – Fred Wah, Books in Canada