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Transient is my first collection of poems for adults. If you're looking for my books for kids, this is not one of them. I welcome readers, but the poems in Transient are not geared for children. I'd say readers should at least be in high school. Below is jacket copy:

The poems in Transient will stay with you. When the world turns to war, you'll remember "Manufactured Rage,"
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Paperback, 96 pages
Published July 16th 2016 by Nightshade Press
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Molly
May 16, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Triumphantly, Gail Carson Levine’s poems are never distant, but are always radiantly close. She burnishes ordinariness with brief candor, catching us the way that Ted Kooser or Issa or even Emily Dickinson (if Emily had shopped at Macy’s and read Archie comics) can do. Each of the poems in Transient blasts a brilliant light because Gail Carson Levine won’t turn away from despair. Her word pictures in visceral color insist that a direct line of vision is the supreme virtue. Each event this poet b ...more
Lois Metzger
Sep 09, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Stunning book of poetry. Gail Carson Levine's storytelling skills and wonderful ear for language are on full display here. There are moments that will break your heart, and crack you up. Don't miss this one.
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Just letting you all know: I'm only going to review books I love. There's enough negative criticism without me piling on. A book is too hard to write.

Gail Carson Levine grew up in New York City and began writing seriously in 1987. Her first book for children, Ella Enchanted, was a 1998 Newbery Honor Book. Levine's other books include Fairest; Dave at Night, an ALA Notable Book and Best Book for Yo
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