on The Alienation Of Reason by Leszek Kolakowski, Norbert Guterman

on The Temptation to Exist by E. M. Cioran, Richard Howard, Susan Sontag

on To Deny Our Nothingness: Contemporary Images of Man by Maurice Friedman

Lion Days & A Warrior Bathin


Mass of Flames

Lighthouse Lovers

William Virgil Davis’s most recent book of poetry is Dismantlements of Silence: Poems Selected and New (Texas Review Press, 2015). He has published five other books of poetry, among them Landscape and Journey (Ivan R. Dee, 2009), which won the New Criterion Poetry Prize and the Helen C. Smith Memorial Award for Poetry, and One Way to Reconstruct the Scene (1980), winner of the Yale Series of Younger Poets Prize. His poems have appeared in most of the major periodicals, here and abroad, including the Atlantic, the Nation, Poetry, and many others.

Sore-Tail Cats

Look Away, Look Away A Distant View of Dixie