Hiram Larew's More Than Anything is a luminous jewel-box of a book. The tenderness and deeply felt thinking found in here will reverberate long after you've finished reading them.Hiram Larew's More Than Anything is a strong gathering of rich and ...
f rich and fully caring American poems. He is in the American grain with Emerson and Longfellow arching into and beyond the hiphop age as if that old lapland song Longfellow wrote of is ever beating with the thoughts of youth that are long, long thoughts. They are about will, hope, clarity, honor, rollicking good humor and peril. Ed Mycue
Life is filled with tragedy and comedy, as well as secrets and evasion, yet only an exceptionally skilled poet can blend playfulness with profundity. Hiram Larew. . .is such a poet. More Than Anything is brimming with word play, intelligence, feeling and (seeming) contradictions. . .Reading Larew is like eavesdropping on Emerson having a beer with Frank O'Hara. Kathi Wolfe, Washington Blade