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The second in the author's exploration of life through poetry, Apollo Weeps continues where its predecessor, Generational, leaves the reader. The two books are presented in a diary-like format with poetic entries assisting the reader in their journey through the author's teenage and post high school years. Emotions and experiences captured in the author's poetry range from ...more
Paperback, 113 pages
Published September 30th 2009 by Lizz Clements (first published January 1st 2003)
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David
Oct 10, 2009 David rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I don't read anywhere near as much poetry as I should and I always say I'm going to change that. I'm glad I got a chance to make this one part of that. Clements has a unique voice. The poems are very intimate in a different kind of way than I am used to. Rather than trying to pull the reader into some kind of forced intimacy with the poet's hidden internal world, Clements seems to just start writing from herself. It's a very unpretentious kind of intimacy, natural seeming without an obvious amou ...more
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Oct 21, 2009 V rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Above all else, the poetry in this book was written with a genuine voice. And for the most part it was noticeably different from the usual mid-to-late-adolescent angst-ridden verses, which was surprising and kind of refreshing. I wrote countless angsty pieces at that age, and it was a little shocking that the writing in this collection was mostly upbeat and a lot of the events in the journal entries seemed anathema to my image of what an ~18-year-old self-professed writer would be doing.

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Elizabeth
Oct 01, 2009 Elizabeth rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
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In response to popular demand, I have released Apollo Weeps in a second edition with minor revisions and available in both print and digital formats. The book is a collection of poetry, prose, and journal entries focusing on the journey of one woman's transition into adulthood. It is a sequel of sorts, with Generational being its first half.
Chris
Mar 09, 2008 Chris rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
whats better than a book by Lizz about Lizz? :D
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Clements is a New Hampshire native. Since 2009 she and her wife have lived in Texas. She has published five books, the most recent being Rusty's Kitchen: Holiday Dog Treats.

In 2011, she began her food blog, Lizz Delicious. The cookbooks she created at the time were written under the name Lizz Clements. Her website still reflects this persona.
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