John Palattella, a former Literary Editor of The Nation, is an Editor at The Point. (August 2019)

IN THE REVIEW

Cold Comforts

Michael Hofmann

One Lark, One Horse

by Michael Hofmann
The first poem in Michael Hofmann’s new book, One Lark, One Horse, is a missing-person report spoken in the voice of the missing person: Nothing required an account of me And still I didn’t give one. I might have been a virtual casualty, A late victim of the Millennium Bug.