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Let There Be Light: Poems
Philip Appleman
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Let There Be Light: Poems

3.2  ·  Rating Details ·  5 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Hardcover, 82 pages
Published January 1st 1991 by HarperCollins Publishers
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Mike Jensen
Jan 26, 2017 Mike Jensen rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I usually dock points from poets who
use artificial line breaks
to make their verse look like
Philip Appleman does that in this book, but the work is so delightful in so many other ways that I am inclined to let him get away with it. Oh, there are a few genuine poems in this book, but the pieces I like best are those that ridicule the Bible by simply retelling the parts of it that the writers left out, such as the problems of all those predators and prey on Noah's ark, what a jerk god must
Jul 09, 2012 Christina rated it it was ok
Disappointing, uneven. His Biblical retellings are the most interesting of this collection, sometimes amusing and insightful, but never particularly skillful. The rest range from merely ho-hum to downright clumsy. 2 1/2 stars, rounding down out of fairness to my other 3-star reviewees.
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