“There is a staccato quality to Wyn Cooper’s poetry that I admire, as if the words have been pried out of him. The poems’ brevity and short phrases become telegraphic. They give his language a sense of urgency, but nothing is hurried. The poems move forward thoughtfully and gracefully as they bear witness to the world’s fragility and to Mr. Cooper’s own.” --Stephen Dobyns
"Wyn Cooper explores an overlooked territory that lies between the crafty irony of Frank O'Hara and the more unalloyed sentiments of contemporary popular culture."
“Wyn Cooper’s superb postcard poems, deft and exemplary, say just enough, and never too much.”
“Wyn Cooper’s poems are tight and pithy and
Wyn Cooper’s first book, which includes the poem that was made into Sheryl Crow’s song, “All I Wanna Do.”