Night Passage across the Sea

In his new volume of poems, Ralph Pordzik explores the captivating tale of two exiled lovers separated by time and place, their mutual affection underminded by circumstances and the transformation of the world they inhabit. In a language at once graceful and penetrative, the poems look at the burden of love with a sad reasonableness and reveal their writer to be a quiet, touching poet of sifted realism and metaphoric zest.