A Precarious Peace: On David Mason’s “Pacific Light”

November 20, 2022 A POET KNOWN for his narratives, like Ludlowthe acclaimed historical-novel-in-verse turned opera, David Mason curates the archipelago of intensely satisfying lyric poems in Pacific Light with the skill of a consummate storyteller. His imaginative sweep is evident in “The Air in Tasmania,” set in his adopted home of Australia, where “the land … Read more