This is our new page at POETiCA REViEW where we will showcase what we consider to be exceptional work from our contributors.


We believe these audio poems by Robert Masterson are exceptionally well-crafted and equally compelling. His self-assured delivery makes the art of reading poetry seem effortless and natural. We urge all our site visitors to stick around a while, listen to these recordings, and appreciate these gems for their unique depth and graceful acuity…


Robert Masterson 5 Audio poems


Check out these 5 audio files of poet, Robert Masterson masterfully reading his own work… 


All Souls Day


Bunch of Pics


Suburban Deer

(All audio recordings produced by the late, Christopher Edmondson.)


Robert Masterson, professor of English at City University of New York’s Borough of Manhattan Community College in New York City, has authored Artificial Rats & Electric Cats, Trial by Water, and Garnish Trouble. His work appears in numerous publications and websites. He holds degrees from the University of New Mexico, the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics in Boulder, Colorado; and Shaanxi Normal University, the People’s Republic of China, and his work has taken him to the PRC, Japan, Ukraine, and most recently India as a student, a reporter, a writer, and a teacher.


The poet, Robert Masterson doing what comes naturally…

Robert’s blog…

In our Editor’s Eye page, we will be showcasing work that we find most exceptional. If you have poems, art work, interviews, or book reviews that require special attention, or work that you think we should feature here, please submit with ‘Editor’s Eye’ in the subject line of your email.