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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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Apples of Gold

Compiled by Jo Petty Possibly copyrighted 1962 Checked out 2 times in 13 years Last checked out 12 years ago This is not a book of poetry but a book of quotes. Furthermore, it’s a book of quotes without crediting … Continue reading

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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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Pausing for National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month and I’ve committed to some other projects that will keep me away from this one for the remainder of the month. My posts reviewing the poetry books at the Albertville Public Library in Alabama will … Continue reading

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