Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Rhymes and Runes of the Toad

A book for young people gets no interest in the adult section. Continue reading

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Driving to Biloxi by Edgar Simmons

Edgar Simmons wrote little but well and lack of name recognition results in no circulation. Continue reading

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Mine the Harvest by Edna St. Vincent Millay

The Albertville library doesn’t have to be too attached to this posthumously published book of Millay’s unfinished work since her poetry is represented on other volumes on the shelves. Continue reading

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A Wreath of Christmas Legends

A book of holiday stories told in verse has been abandoned by readers. Continue reading

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The Wild Old Wicked Man and Other Poems

This late volume of MacLeish’s poetry received decent attention early on but has gone untouched for nearly 30 years. Continue reading

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I Hear My Sisters Saying

An excellent anthology of women’s poetry from the mid-70s was read regularly through the 90s but now gets little attention. Continue reading

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Traveling America with Today’s Poets

An anthology of poems about each of the 50 states is a complete flop in Albertville. Continue reading

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