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How can I rate this? I do not have a clue as to what other poets are out there who did not get included. I do not know if these are the best poems of those who were included. There are a lot of poets in this book. And even at the end of this book, I have to confess that poetry is not my medium. I did not appreciate most of what I read. I did not comprehend the images, nor get the emotion, or understand the meaning. I keep trying and read poets and anthologies, but every time, I close the book ...more
I know this is weird - it's not that this collection of poems is any better than another, but it's got something going for it in that I find the font it's published in very pleasant for poetry - yeah, so there! And I like the photos of the poets and their little bios, and the bonus blurbs at the beginning of some of the poems. All of this added to my enjoyment of some already familiar poems. I'm shallow, what can I say?