Butterfly Eyes and Other Secrets of the Meadow

Like many of our panelists and judges, Elaine Magliaro is a relative newcomer to blogging, having joined The Blue Rose Girls a few weeks ago. Just in time to help us out at Cybils! Elaine’s been known to write a verse or two of her own, so she’s a natural for reviewing poetry:

In Butterfly Eyes, Joyce Sidman displays her deft
touch in using a particular style or form of poem to suit its subject.
This is a collection of finely honed writing. Krommes’ scratchboard
illustrations are striking in their depiction of the beauty of the
meadow. They also provide us with some close-up views of the little
inhabitants that often go unnoticed therein.

Here’s the rest, then check out some of the other nominees.