A very intelligent review of Michael McClure’s new book Mysteriosos has been written by Joel Weishaus.  He spots the prophetic in McClure’s latest work:

Before April 20, 2010, when news spread of the disastrous sinking of BP’s oil-drilling platform, Deepwater Horizon, in the Gulf of Mexico, with each day for months millions of barrels of oil—life-blood of contemporary economies that is poisoning the planet—polluting the already ecologically fragile sea and marshlands, killing untold numbers of marine life, and depressing local economies, along with failure after failure of corporate technological solutions to plug the hellish hole they had drilled—McClure’s vatic voice had already described how “the lapis lazuli kingfisher…

as we float on a sea
of petroleum.

The essay is linked here: