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Precious
3.79
Perhaps girls like Precious are invisible because it is so hard to believe that there is such abuse in the world? The ending was perfection, I can ima ...more
Nov 20, 2010
Nov 20, 2010
 
The Kanteletar
3.67
I'm sure lots of other people share my fascination with Finnish poetry. Where are they?
Jan 1994
Jul 27, 2008
 
1616: The World in Motion
4.00
Amazing!! So many bits and pieces of history from around the world placed in context. However, be warned this is an awkward book to read. The thick gl ...more
not set
Oct 05, 2014
 
The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
4.20
I enjoy her terse style of poetry. She crams a lot of meaning into a few words.
Jan 1988
Jan 31, 2009
 
Adrienne Rich's Poetry: Texts of the Poems: The Poet on Her Work: Reviews and Criticism
3.82
Adrienne Rich used to shop at the bookstore where I worked. She was a very nice woman, and she did many poetry readings at our store. I think she was ...more
Jan 1990
Feb 01, 2009
 
Math Curse
4.15
I read this book to my high school students. They roll their eyes, but they refer to it throughout the year.
Jan 2000
Dec 29, 2008
 
The Nursery Treasury
4.36
Not the best of our many poetry treasuries but still fun for the kids to leaf through.
Jan 1998
Feb 08, 2009
 
Robert Burns
4.12
Yet another compendium I am working my way through.
not set
Dec 29, 2008
 
Zombie Haiku: Good Poetry for Your...Brains
3.82
This is the best book of zombie haiku I've ever read.
Jan 13, 2011
Jan 13, 2011
 
Goodnight Willie Lee, I'll See You in the Morning
4.04
A very moody book of poetry from Alice Walker.
not set
Feb 01, 2009
 
The Lady of the Lake
3.85
Nothing is better than a long poem.
Jan 1993
Dec 29, 2008
 
Cowgirl Poetry: One Hundred Years of Ridin' and Rhymin'
3.33
Some of the sillier poems are fun.
Jan 1997
Mar 28, 2009
 
Love Poems by Women: An Anthology of Poetry from Around the World and Through the Ages
3.90
This is one of the best poetry anthologies in my collection. Be warned though, it is not uplifting. It seems that when women write poetry about love t ...more
Jan 1990
Jul 18, 2008
 
The New Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250–1950
4.24
I bought this one for a class at UCSC, and I am a big fan of poetry collections so I've held on to it. I don't refer to it as often as I do the 2nd vo ...more
Jan 1989
Feb 01, 2009
 
Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?
4.10
The boys had favorite pages that we would read over and over again. The most fun read aloud book ever. They especially liked the sound of lightening.
Jan 1997
Nov 22, 2009
 
Complete Works of Edmund Spenser
4.26
I read The Fairie Queen for a class at UCSC. I remember liking parts of it greatly. I don't feel compelled to read it again.
Jan 1988
Jan 31, 2009
 
The Walker Book Of Read Aloud Rhymes For The Very Young
4.04
My children enjoy having almost anything read to them. I enjoy reading poetry aloud, so this has long been a family favorite.
Jan 1998
Feb 08, 2009
 
The Faerie Queene
3.52
It is possible to sleep your way through a college class. I like epic poetry and I found this a bit much.
Jan 1989
Jul 31, 2008
 
collected poems 1922-1938
4.29
I have always been a fan of ee cummings. He was texting before texting was cool.
Jan 1988
Jan 31, 2009
 
The Major Victorian Poets: Tennyson, Browning, Arnold
4.10
I read this for a class at UCSC. Couldn't bear to part with it afterwards.
Jan 1989
Jul 21, 2008
 
The Pre-Raphaelites and Their Circle
3.48
I read this for a class at UCSC and found it a grand collection of poetry.
Jan 1987
Jul 22, 2008
 
Selected Poems and Letters
4.27
Strangely enough, no one else is reviewing these Victorian poets.
Jan 1989
Jul 21, 2008
 
Stranger Music
4.38
My favorite living poet. This book is a must because of its completeness.
Jan 1997
Jul 21, 2008
 
A Storm Is Brewing: Poems
4.00
I bought this book in Zimbabwe and I really liked some of the poems.
Jan 1993
Sep 25, 2008
 
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
3.90
An excellent poem, made better by the engravings in this edition.
Jan 1978
Sep 01, 2008
 
Selected Poems of Robert Browning (Hardcover)
4.02
My favorite at the unreliable narrator, and a great poet also.
Jan 1986
Jul 21, 2008
 
Queers in History
3.77
An interesting collection of speculation and fact.
not set
Oct 07, 2010
 
American Indian Poetry
4.10
A good overview of the subject.
Jan 1992
Jul 22, 2008
 
Poetry (Norton Critical Editions)
4.04
None
not set
Dec 29, 2008
 
Marmion
3.68
None
Jan 1990
Dec 29, 2008
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