"Beauty that resides in the realm of undefinable emotions"—Professor Patricia A. Brock, Pace School of Education, New York City.
"I like your poetry for its tightness and compression, also for its strong, thoughtful voice and generous spirit"—Chris Butters, "Arts Express," WBAI Radio, New York City.
writing has a way of setting me off on a journey I won't return
Qwon, New York City composer/performer.
writes with an exacting eye and a generous heart"—Pam
your average nature poem is like being forced to watch your great
Aunt's vacation slide show, then Steve Bloom's 'Flower Plots' is like
watching Microcosm or Fantasia."—Vanessa
Bloom is a poet worth listening to"—Dennis
South African poet and political activist.
Bloom's poetry combines political commentary with consistent optimism
and humanity, a genuine appreciation of what social change is all
about (and what it is for)"—Theresa
founder and Director of the Southern Anti-Racism Network.
with wit, humor, irony, perspicacity and revolutionary politics
brought a warmth and smile during my weakest moments. I will never
ever forget the therapy i received"—Fred
keep talking in poetry"—Cecile
Charles King, food
justice activist and food sovereignty advocate.
You know what you're doing"—Martín
Bloom shows us the world through an unflinching lens. A fearless
Art House Productions.
Bloom's poetry sings with solidarity for the oppressed, zings the
oppressors appropriately, shines with imagery and style in its
newspaper columnist and activist.
always glad to read your stuff, whether or not it may go in the
wit and precise language Steve Bloom honors the fragility of nature
and the tenacity of the human spirit."—Pat
Anonymous, Jackson, MS.
Bloom always tries to get to the heart of it through
flirtation or, if need be, by cutting straight
brought some wonderful poetry into my life"—Su
and co-host of the Saturn poetry readings in NYC.
write with feathers, and yet your words pierce me like bullets coming
out of a machine gun"—Marisol
and NYC activist.
already thinking about the next Nobel prize in
Against Death (exposé re
the case of Mumia Abu-Jamal).
have enjoyed Steve Bloom's poetry for many years. It shows a true and
loyal heart (hard to come by these days), and, of course, an
anti—authoritarian politic (also in short supply)"—Lynne
Bloom's reaction to the miracles and horrors of life, to the sublime
found in the mundane—along with a continual outpouring of
his fellow humans—is an inspiration"—Doug
you read Steve's poems it is almost as if you are taking a stroll in
his mind and having the most pleasant and profound conversation with
Clitandre, producer / director of short film documentary Ayiti Pale.
Bloom: a compassionate, intelligent, profound poet and sensitive
York City artist.
you're a thought provoker"—Theresa
of political prisoner Russell Maroon Shoatz.