"How a Poem Makes Meaning with Music" -- Adam Sol on Patridge's poetry in The Toronto Star

“April is National Poetry Month — and you’ll be encountering poetry everywhere. HINT: If you’ve never been to a poetry reading, this is the month to do it. 

And the first book you should pick up is Adam Sol’s How Poetry Moves (ECW Press) — a fabulous guide that brings poetry to life. Each of the 30 or so entries includes a poem, and a way to read it. In this excerpt, he looks at “How A Poem Makes Meaning With Music.” HINT #2: Read this particular poem aloud (don’t be self-conscious!). You’ll experience it in a whole new way. Here’s what he writes: