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What Are Big Girls Made Of?: Poems
4.14
This is probably my favorite poem from the book. Just beautiful.



On guard

I want you for my bodyguard,
to curl round each other like two socks
matched an...more
Dec 02, 2012
Dec 02, 2012
 
Dearest Creature
4.08
I'm a vertebrate gumbo. But who
among us is not a comically constructed
mutt, a cacophonous anthology?
It's always hard for me to evaluate a book of poem...more
Jan 14, 2011
Jan 14, 2011
 
Zombie Haiku: Good Poetry for Your...Brains
3.84
There are some bits of this that I really liked. For instance, this haiku:
Brains, brains, brains, brains, brains!
Brains, brains, brains, brains, brain
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Sep 03, 2010
 
How to Read a Poem
3.69
In the interest of full disclosure, I feel obligated to note that I did not read the whole book--I skimmed large parts and read parts more carefully....more
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Oct 25, 2007
 
Eureka
3.73
Hm. This "prose poem" is a confusing text, and much less interesting than Poe's other work. It is unclear to me and to literary critics whether this b...more
Jun 16, 2008
Jun 13, 2008
 
Anthology of Modern American Poetry
4.02
Well, I didn't read every single poem in this book, but I read quite a few of them and used the book to teach. This is a really well put together anth...more
Nov 2007
Oct 25, 2007
 
B Is for Bad Poetry
4.16
This book is fun and clever, but some of the poems are too cynical or too punny for me. Here are a couple of my favorites:
How To Save A Tangerine From
...more
Jan 14, 2011
Oct 30, 2009
 
The Ninjas
4.56
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Feb 04, 2013
Feb 04, 2013
 
The Collected Poems
4.19
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Aug 07, 2007
 
Four Quartets
4.37
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Aug 07, 2007
 
Songs of Innocence and of Experience
4.11
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Aug 07, 2007
 
Lyrical Ballads
3.91
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Aug 07, 2007
 
Complete Poems of Stephen Crane
4.40
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Aug 08, 2007
 
Collected Poems, 1909-1962
4.29
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Aug 08, 2007
 
The Complete Poems
4.24
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Aug 10, 2007
 
Your Native Land, Your Life
4.04
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Aug 10, 2007
 
The Complete French Poems of Rainer Maria Rilke
4.35
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Aug 10, 2007
 
Duino Elegies
4.44
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Aug 10, 2007
 
Selected Poems of Rainer Maria Rilke
4.40
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Aug 10, 2007
 
The Palm at the End of the Mind: Selected Poems and a Play
4.35
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Aug 13, 2007
 
Modern Poems: An Introduction to Poetry
4.29
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Aug 17, 2007
 
The Spoken Word Revolution (slam, hip hop & the poetry of a new generation)
4.07
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Aug 17, 2007
 
The Vietnam War in American Stories, Songs and Poems
4.12
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Aug 17, 2007
 
English Romantic Writers
4.22
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Aug 17, 2007
 
Every War Has Two Losers: William Stafford on Peace and War
4.22
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Aug 17, 2007
 
The Dream of a Common Language
4.31
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Sep 01, 2007
 
Victorian Poetry and Poetics
3.75
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Sep 06, 2007
 
Seventeenth-Century Prose and Poetry
3.92
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Sep 06, 2007
 
100 Poems by 100 Poets: An Anthology
3.53
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Sep 06, 2007
 
A Treasury of Best-Loved Poems
4.33
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Sep 06, 2007
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