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Robert Brewer voted for What We Buried as Best Poetry in the Opening Round of the 2014 Goodreads Choice Awards.
What We Buried by Caitlyn Siehl
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Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West by Cormac McCarthy
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The Road by Cormac McCarthy
The Road
by Cormac McCarthy
read in December, 2013
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After reading Blood Meridian, I had to get more McCarthy, and The Road was a good choice. While it's just as spare and depleted a world, it's a different setting and takes it from another angle. After the first 50 pages or so, I started wondering how ...more
Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West by Cormac McCarthy
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I've seen other readers describe the book as brutal, and it is. There's no other way to put it, but it's also filled with the most poetic and beautiful language. I found myself re-reading whole passages out loud to hear the words spoken. This epic jo ...more
Duluth by Gore Vidal
Duluth
by Gore Vidal
read in December, 2013
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The narrative voice for this book struck me as someone trying to be cooler than he/she really is, someone trying too hard. Maybe that's the point? But with all the crazy happening in the novel, it's just a boring read.
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Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West by Cormac McCarthy
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Sleeping with Houdini by Nin Andrews
Sleeping with Houdini
by Nin Andrews
read in January, 2011
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Nin Andrews is hands down my favorite prose poet. This collection was another fun read. If you want to better understand how prose poetry can work, this book is worth a read.
Lovely, Raspberry by Aaron Belz
Lovely, Raspberry: Poems
by Aaron Belz (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2011
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I didn't only read this book for myself; I shared many of the poems with my wife, because like a good joke, I couldn't keep it to myself. For this, I consider this collection a tremendous book of social poems. Well done.
Duties Of The Spirit by Patricia Fargnoli
Duties Of The Spirit
by Patricia Fargnoli (Goodreads Author)
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I've had this collection for years, and I return to it frequently. In fact, I've read from it multiple times at my own poetry readings (attributing Pat, of course). Fargnoli can take a fox, set it off running through a town, and make a reader feel mo ...more
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