Erin Keane | The Gravity Soundtrack | Gazelle Books

As entertaining as it is compelling, “The Gravity Soundtrack” will please both frequent and new readers of poetry. In this debut collection Erin Keane explores subjects ranging from classic myth, philosophy and religion to rock ‘n’ roll, pop culture and children’s book characters. These poems are finely crafted, with a ‘confident and alert use of language’ (Greg Pape), and each one shows keen insight into what it means to be human. In “The Gravity Soundtrack”, the poet is not a voice from above passing truths down to the reader, but rather is right there with us in the muck and mire of human experience — all along showing great compassion for our questioning, our losses, our uncertainty. Continue reading