Monthly Archives: December 2011

My Wicked Wicked Ways by Sandra Cisneros

The second half of this book provides an interesting view of a woman engaging in both geographical exploration and exploration in relationships. Continue reading

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The Last Magician by Stephen Corey

This early book by Stephen Corey illuminates the lives of everyday people with a focus on artisans. Continue reading

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William Carlos Williams: Selected Poems, edited by Charles Tomlinson

This is the first full book of WCW’s poetry I’ve read and I was pleasantly surprised by his range, considering it’s only his more spare poems that get anthologized. I really have never understood why “The Red Wheelbarrow” has been … Continue reading

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The Fields of Praise by Marilyn Nelson

The two halves of this book are sharply divided in subject matter. The first brings to life the poet’s experiences and those of her ancestors. The second focuses on religious exploration. Continue reading

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