Handmade Memories: Poems & Essays, 1997 - 2011
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
read ebook

Handmade Memories: Poems & Essays, 1997 - 2011

by
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00  ·  rating details  ·  6 ratings  ·  2 reviews
"Guy is super energy, gets it done, cuts through, visionary."
-Bob Holman {rogue/poet}

Handmade Memories: Poems & Essays, 1997 - 2011 features selected work by Guy LeCharles Gonzalez, co-author of Burning Down the House (Soft Skull, 2000); 1998 National Poetry Slam Champion (Nuyorican Poets Café); and founder of a little bit louder.

Handmade Memories
Breathless
Running Base...more
ebook, 0 pages
Published April 2nd 2011 by Free Verse Media (first published April 1st 2011)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-18 of 18)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Michele Tater
Book Title: Handmade Memories
Author: Guy LeCharles Gonzalez
Publisher: Free Verse Media
Kindle Edition
Reviewed By Michele Tater for The Couch Tater Review

Written in an intellectual flow of poems and essays about the life of a truly gifted author, I found this book a remarkable piece of literature for the ages. He leads the reader on a guide tour of parts of his childhood and his adulthood through his words. The sights, smells and feeling come out of each poem like a direct IV from the authors soul...more
Kalen
**** 1/2

This is a beautiful and intimate collection of poems and essays. My favorites were Sunday Mornings in the Kitchen with Gan'ganny, Behind the Music, and the incredibly powerful (and written for his wife) Daughter of the Revolution. The poems have such power and rhythm that I could hear them being read out loud; I hope to hear Guy read at some point. My only (truly) minor complaints are that a) I wanted more and b) I wanted a hardcopy book to read, rather than reading it on my Kindle. (I...more
Hehena Bo Bena
Hehena Bo Bena marked it as to-read
Jan 15, 2014
Victor
Victor marked it as to-read
Jan 03, 2013
Cindy
Cindy marked it as to-read
Mar 25, 2012
Ceci
Ceci marked it as to-read
Dec 13, 2011
Anna
Anna marked it as to-read
Aug 21, 2011
Karine Halpern
Karine Halpern marked it as to-read
Jul 30, 2011
Stacy Boyd
Stacy Boyd marked it as to-read
Apr 08, 2011
Lucas Johnson
Lucas Johnson marked it as to-read
Apr 05, 2011
Matt
Matt marked it as to-read
Apr 03, 2011
Doris Ortiz
Doris Ortiz marked it as to-read
Apr 03, 2011
Mark
Mark marked it as to-read
Apr 02, 2011
Anne
Anne marked it as to-read
Apr 02, 2011
Guy Gonzalez
Jan 10, 2013 Guy Gonzalez rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
56617
Guy LeCharles Gonzalez works in publishing by day, world domination by night. Over the years he’s lived in Staten Island and South Beach Miami; served in the Jehovah’s Witnesses, US Army, and Dennis Kucinich’s ’04 Presidential Campaign; won poetry slams, founded a reading series, co-authored a book of poetry and believes in the power of publishing as a community service. He prefers Pumpkin, Barley...more
More about Guy LeCharles Gonzalez...
Burning Down the House: Selected Poems from the Nuyorican Poets Cafe's National Poetry Slam Champions

Share This Book