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Nine Gates by Jane Hirshfield
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Sep 21, 2010

really liked it
bookshelves: 2010, 2011
Read from September 21, 2010 to February 24, 2011

Some parts of this book were really tedious and I had to weed out some bits as she'd ramble and I either had no interest or found that it didn't relate to the subject at all. Some essays I completely skimmed over, but read most of them. I really enjoyed some and some poem ideas came put of them even though she doesn't give assignments. Overall I enjoyed it and would say it was a very fruitful read. I just would advise others that sometimes she gets a bit...hmm....airy and just steer forth or skip.
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