in the El Paso Times
"Lit Windowpane" (Main Street Rag, $14) is a tight collection of poems that speaks to the beauty of the natural world, as well as the relationships between individuals.
Suzanne Frischkorn's poems are often compact, well controlled, yet playful linguistically and thematically. This collection is engaging on multiple levels with its multilayered meanings and careful attention to language.
"Puccini at Dusk," the first poem in the collection, exhibits this poet's talent with lyrical musicality and strict attention to the detailed nuances of language:
These poems are often syntactically innovative. They also are lyrically attentive to the ear, short and well-controlled, yet playful and imaginative. Themes of love, sorrow, nature and awareness run throughout.