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Bang Ditto
3.87
did not like it
None
Nov 29, 2009
Nov 27, 2009
 
A New Selected Poems
4.22
really liked it
None
not set
Jul 08, 2007
 
Strong is Your Hold
4.03
really liked it
None
not set
Jul 08, 2007
 
When One Has Lived a Long Time Alone
4.14
liked it
None
not set
Jul 08, 2007
 
The City in Which I Love You
4.23
really liked it
None
not set
Jan 17, 2008
 
Rose
4.28
really liked it
None
not set
Apr 14, 2008
 
I'm Not Even That Into Astrology
4.80
really liked it
None
Oct 05, 2017
Sep 11, 2017
 
Picnic, Lightning
4.27
None
Oct 16, 2011
Oct 03, 2011
 
Du Fu: A Life in Poetry
4.21
liked it
None
Apr 23, 2011
Apr 23, 2011
 
Night Sky with Exit Wounds
4.32
None
not set
Oct 06, 2016
 
Maybe the Saddest Thing: Poems
3.80
liked it
None
May 16, 2015
May 12, 2015
 
Tender Buttons
3.77
really liked it
None
not set
May 06, 2010
 
Ask Me: 100 Essential Poems of William Stafford
4.43
liked it
None
May 07, 2015
May 07, 2015
 
L'Heure Bleue, or the Judy Poems
4.68
it was amazing
None
Nov 07, 2016
Oct 11, 2016
 
Collected Poems, 1943-2004
4.34
Couldn't find anything here I was into.
Apr 20, 2010
Feb 24, 2010
 
What the Living Do: Poems
4.29
it was amazing
Beyond stunning. Striking, perfectly encapsulated meditations on death, and what happens after. So heartbreaking, but also so hopeful. Too many favori ...more
Apr 03, 2010
Mar 12, 2018
Sep 14, 2009
 
A Thousand Mornings
4.19
Good so far but mentally I'm not in the right space for this book. Will pick up again down the road.
Dec 17, 2012
Nov 08, 2012
 
The Book of Nightmares
4.23
it was amazing
I guess I never mentioned it here, so I'll just note, in case you need the info, that close to 10 years after I first read it, this continues to be my ...more
not set
Jul 08, 2007
 
The Leaf And The Cloud: A Poem
4.30
Couldn't get into it. Worth retrying later.
Feb 21, 2011
Feb 02, 2011
 
I Love a Broad Margin to My Life
3.74
it was amazing
Review TK
Nov 13, 2011
Nov 01, 2011
 
wikipedia says it will pass
4.40
liked it
Poems about love & technology--a kind of memoir about a breakup as it relates to the brain, the heart, Facebook, Wordpress and Gchat.

My favorite
...more
Feb 08, 2012
Oct 31, 2011
 
Pity the Bathtub Its Forced Embrace of the Human Form
4.07
The blurb from Jorie Graham on the back was probably a sign that this might not be quite up my alley. I was glad to read it though, but it was a littl ...more
Feb 25, 2010
Sep 26, 2008
 
Handwriting
3.76
Didn't grab me. Try again later, maybe?
Nov 25, 2012
Nov 18, 2012
 
Jersey Rain
3.62
Not for me.
Jul 26, 2010
Jul 26, 2010
 
Selected Poems, 1960-1990
3.96
Didn't do it for me. Revisit later?
Aug 11, 2010
Aug 11, 2010
 
The Best of the Best American Poetry 1988-97
3.56
did not like it
Liked a couple things in here but not enough.
Nov 30, 2009
Nov 29, 2009
 
True Stories
4.07
Difficult. A lot about women & war & torture. Necessary, but not a lot of hope in it.
Feb 02, 2011
Jan 30, 2011
 
The Past
3.77
liked it
I like Part I the best ("The Road Between Here and There", "The Olive Wood Fire", "Lake Memphramagog"). The rest was just OK for me.
Dec 17, 2008
Dec 16, 2008
 
Morning in the Burned House
4.13
Liked "In the Secular Night" (Several hundred years ago / this could have been mysticism / or heresy. It isn't now. / Outside there are sirens.)
Apr 23, 2011
Apr 23, 2011
 
Horoscopes for the Dead
4.04
liked it
I liked

The Grave (even thought I was the one / who had just made up the business / of the 100 Chinese silences)

Memento Mori (So many reminders of my m
...more
Dec 30, 2013
Oct 14, 2013
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