From the Fishouse: An Anthology of Poems that Sing, Rhyme, Resound, Syncopate, Alliterate, and Just Plain Sound Great
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From the Fishouse: An Anthology of Poems that Sing, Rhyme, Resound, Syncopate, Alliterate, and Just Plain Sound Great

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From the Fishouse (fishousepoems.org) is a leading on-line audio archive of contemporary poetry that focuses on emerging poets who pay particular attention to the sounds and rhythms of their work. This winning anthology of 175+ poems from the site is a festival of verse at its acoustic best.





The book is divided into ten playful sections. Each one, named for a poem within it...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published May 19th 2009 by Persea (first published March 30th 2009)
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Terry
This is an excellent collection of contemporary poetry. This would be a fantastic resource for teachers, as well, (which is why I included this on my education shelf) as there is an index of the poems arranged by "poetic technique".

Quibbles: there is no index by author (only one by title and one by "poetic technique").

Also, the editors make a case that these poems are specifically chosen for their "aural" achievement, and the index-by-poetry-technique is supposed to support this distinction. H...more
Jonathan
It's nice to have an anthology that TELLS you Why the pieces were selected and what their literary merrit is.
Miami University Libraries
King Library (2nd floor) PS617 .F75 2009
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