Review: What's This

The Lune Volume 1, Number 5, is the newest work by the contemplative poet Reed Bye. The Lune is “poetry as correspondence,” a pen pal, subscription-based unbound literature.

Between hoodies and whitewash, google, Shakespeare and cigarettes, What’s This offers readers a glimpse into the world as Reed Bye sees it: beautiful in its naked, dynamic purity. From the title piece itself, the text is “so beautifully coordinated/ and at such depth.”

And from “Real World,” “what can hold?” Bye strips the illusion of stasis, of permanence. In the final “Epitaph,” “tomorrow is a day/ one is never far from.” Read more →