This is the talk of an intelligent man who will not trespass upon his poemsa#39; right to have the last word. ... Evidence of talent aside, we might all be grateful that none of the poets in this anthology rested on their young laurels. ... Although the bookstalls brim with writersa#39; instruction manuals, such guides often contain so much theory that they leave no room for ... anecdotal verse reminiscent of Raymond Carvera#39;s. ln a selection from Voluntaries, for example, the narrator sits down to write aanbsp;...