"Marilyn Kallet, author of 14 books, opens her anticipated selected poems with "Jonah on Oprah," a dramatic monologue that epitomizes how through wit, rhythm, and imaginative metaphors, her poems arrive at insight: "I've lived through gut-wrenching / remorse, been swallowed up by it. // Now I understand i can't run from my problems." As this poem indicates, Packing Light: New and Selected Poems (Black Widow Press, 2009), is simply impressive, not only in its range, but in its craft..."
Causes Marilyn Kallet Supports
Southern Poverty Law Center, US Holocaust Memorial Museum, ACLU, Amnesty International, Save Darfur.