One thought on “The Wonder Is, New and Selected Poems 1974-2012

  1. McAllen native Jan Seale is now the 2012 Texas Poet Laureate, and her 2005 collection The Wonder Is has been re-released with additional poems included. This compelling retrospective, spanning nearly four decades, serves as the perfect introduction to Seale, whose voice—often bemused or slightly detached, but always compassionate—perfectly fits her role as steward of culture and language. Let me single out a few favorites. “Borderwomen Triptych” explores the fellowship of women, a sodality that

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