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Apologies to an Apple

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"Apologies to an Apple" is a collection of poems by eleven-year-old poet Maya Ganesan. Available only from

“Maya Ganesan’s poetry reveals a sensibility keen with joy at the world around her and of being alive in it—the changing of leaves on the trees, the sudden meeting of eyes through the window of a crowded restaurant, the sense of being in motion al
Published February 2009
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Feb 15, 2009 Priya rated it it was amazing
Shelves: five-stars
My sister's poetry book!
Sep 30, 2009 Serena rated it it was amazing
Apologies to an Apple by Maya Ganesan is a breath of fresh air in contemporary poetry. At eleven years old, Maya has a crisp style and is very observant and critical. Her poems do not criticize overtly, like some poets that tend to hammer their messages home.

"They see the horizon, a smoky gold line
over the sea,
and call it names like faraway and
To them,
horizon is a dream" (From Ash-Colored, pg. 10)

In these simple lines, the narrator observes the horizon in terms of what it
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May 27, 2009 Maya Ganesan rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
This is totally unbiased. :)
Feb 21, 2009 KatieLynn rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: everybody in the world
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I finally receieved this book in the mail today. It was so beautifully written. I had such a gentle mood as I read this. Gracefulness flowing through my mind while reading each poem. Maya's poetry book was truly a delight to read.
Jan 30, 2010 Faith marked it as to-read
Stupid bookstore doesn't carry it, which is proof of what a suckish bookstore I have. Neither does my library. I don't care, I shall hunt it down considering it's by one of my favorite bloggers :)
Nov 07, 2015 Holly rated it really liked it
Shelves: poetry, read-in-2009
Quiet, evocative, sometimes enigmatic.
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