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Seattle: Alive at the Center: Contemporary Poems from Seattle, Washington
Seattle, Washington's vast and varied contemporary poetry scene is on display in Seattle: Alive at the Center, a community-based anthology. A collection of more than 75 poems from a wide spectrum of poets, Seattle: Alive at the Center is a cultural snapshot, showcasing the best new and established voices from this city. Three poets from Seattle came together to recognize t ...more
Paperback, 104 pages
Published March 1st 2013 by Ooligan Press
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Not one mention of Mt. Rainer. This anthology had in it some remarkable poems, but the theme of disilusionment and melancholy was sadly depressing. I think Seattle should make there own truely Emerald collection and include the themes of hope and despair as a polar conumdrum of what I think is Seattle's essence. The list of Poets seemed like a huge brag session of regional poohbaa's
Cody Walker lives in Ann Arbor and teaches English at the University of Michigan. He's the author of two poetry collections: The Self-Styled No-Child and Shuffle and Breakdown, both from The Waywiser Press. His awards include the James Boatwright III Prize for Poetry from Shenandoah and residency fellowships from the University of Arizona Poetry Center and the Amy Clampitt Fund. A longtime writer- ...moreMore about Cody Walker...