McCann is no stranger to the Poetry of Fate

By Greg Bem

But what I said about all this,
repeating what you’d read and
re-reading what I’d read and
all we thought was said,
was all erased, or most of it,
with magnets, while I slept
on the benches of Gate Six.

Post Futurism

Poet and educator Anthony McCann isn’t new to poetry or poetry collections. He has an exciting history that has proven his ability to tackle the massive. His latest book, however, is a short one. I Your Fate is this year’s follow-up to Moongarden (2006). A book reflecting experience and self-challenge, “Fate” is not without faults; however, the book is ultimately curious as it confronts the challenges in finding a central harmony in a world of many voices. Continue reading