SOLUNA represents the first two stages of Sentence of the Gods,
SOL and LUNA. It comprises Sleep, O, Light, U, Need, and A.
(New Delhi: Sterling, 1989)
We want double vision from our poets, but Madison Morrison — the first six volumes of whose lofty and unprecedented life's work are here collected — is not about to leave it at that. He must persist until as many of the world's "appearances" as humanly possible, along with its multiple faiths and literary modes, have been called into play. In this ongoing binocular museum what we know is distanced, what we do not know is brought near, always with skill, erudition, and great good humor. — James Merrill