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These Are My Rivers: New and Selected Poems, 1955-1993
4.14
it was amazing
I didn't finish this yet; to me, the best poetry books are the ones that you never actually finish but every time you pick it up, you find something w ...more
Jun 30, 2009
Jun 02, 2009
 
The Beauty of the Beast: Poems from the Animal Kingdom
3.96
it was amazing
Incredible collection of poetry about animals accompanied by gorgeous illustrations. I read a few poems from this book every morning to my kids at sum ...more
not set
Jul 18, 2009
 
Poem Strip
3.75
it was amazing
This was one of those books that sat next to my bed for several weeks waiting for me to discover it's amazingness! Too good!
Aug 09, 2010
Aug 09, 2010
 
Gardening in the Dark
3.93
really liked it
I don't often finish poetry books, not even short collections like this, so I guess that says something about Kasischke's poetry.
Apr 27, 2010
Apr 24, 2010
 
This Lamentable City
4.25
it was amazing
super short and kind of perfect. a little dark but also full of life. i read it aloud.
Dec 12, 2010
Dec 12, 2010
 
Sea Garden
4.26
really liked it
stark and beautiful poems about the sea, plants, and gods.
Mar 23, 2011
Mar 23, 2011
 
Leaves of Grass: The First (1855) Edition
4.21
it was amazing
I've been reading this lovely copy of Leaves of Grass for a few months now, a little here and there, but I just spilled water into my bag and now it's ...more
Sep 29, 2010
Apr 28, 2008
 
Astoria
4.21
it was ok
kind of trite and repetitious. should have quit halfway in but it was so short i felt guilty quitting.
Dec 2010
Nov 20, 2010
 
The Beauty of the Husband: A Fictional Essay in 29 Tangos
4.27
really liked it
good good good.
Oct 10, 2010
Oct 02, 2010
 
Trilogy: The Walls Do Not Fall / Tribute to the Angels / The Flowering of the Rod
4.23
it was amazing
the last section, "the flowering of the rod," blew my mind. i read it in a park on a sunny day and halfway through, i could barely see the words on th ...more
not set
May 28, 2011
 
The Realm of Possibility
3.94
really liked it
This was sweet.
Oct 24, 2009
Oct 12, 2009
 
One with Others: [a little book of her days]
4.14
really liked it
nonfiction poetry about arkansas, the civil rights movement, and wright's mentor "v." real real good.
Jun 05, 2011
May 08, 2011
 
If There is Something to Desire: One Hundred Poems
3.92
liked it
a little too sweet. but i liked some of the poems very much.
not set
Oct 15, 2011
 
Strike Sparks: Selected Poems, 1980-2002
4.25
really liked it
really good but too many penis poems in this selection. i think it's great that sharon olds writes so openly about sex, but the topic got a little tir ...more
Sep 17, 2012
Aug 06, 2012
 
C-Train and Thirteen Mexicans
4.32
really liked it
i read the first half, c-train.
not set
Mar 25, 2011
 
Elegy
4.34
it was amazing
Loved this! Thanks Tessa for introducing me to his stuff; so good!
Sep 12, 2010
Aug 04, 2010
 
Fifty Odes
4.47
really liked it
really nice. i liked all the odes to fruits, vegetables, and plants the most.
Mar 13, 2011
Nov 20, 2010
 
Jabberwocky
4.12
it was amazing
Nicely done picture book.
not set
Jul 20, 2010
 
Orphan Fire
4.25
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Oct 15, 2011
Sep 03, 2011
 
Dancing in Odessa
4.23
None
not set
Oct 24, 2010
 
Lizzie Borden in Love: Poems in Women's Voices
3.94
None
not set
Aug 15, 2010
 
The Zoo in Winter: Selected Poems
3.91
None
not set
Mar 26, 2011
 
Glass, Irony and God
4.29
None
Nov 2015
Aug 09, 2010
 
Ultramarine: Poems
4.09
it was amazing
None
Jun 23, 2009
May 21, 2009
 
Selected Poems
4.36
really liked it
None
Nov 23, 2011
Jun 10, 2011
 
The Classical World of H.D.
4.00
None
not set
Jun 28, 2011
 
The Great Fires
4.40
it was amazing
None
not set
Aug 30, 2011
 
Decreation
4.14
it was amazing
None
Mar 23, 2011
Nov 20, 2010
 
Sharks in the Rivers
4.23
None
Oct 15, 2011
Sep 10, 2011
 
What Sucks Us In Will Surely Swallow Us Whole (Notes from the Window)
4.80
None
not set
Sep 10, 2011
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