Poetry. " What else is poetry for if it doesn't provide us with new ways of thinking? There is a social issue to Stephen Rodefer's poems, a comedy of manners. The result is a relentless critique of social attitudes and literary determinism. As an example of the speed-up of human life and what effect it might have on its artists, here is a poet who has experienced three (or more) revolutions in poetic consciousness, who conversed as a young man with Robert Frost, studied with Olson and Creeley, and now lives and writes among the very lively poets of the Bay Area. From horse to teleportation in one lifetime"-George Butterick, SULFUR.