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Their Stories
Their Stories rated it 2 years ago
As I have mentioned before, I've always thought preference for poetry is very strictly individual, this is valid for all genres of literature, of course- it's just that to me poetry gives more freedom for interpretation of forms and compositions. It feels like interpreting poems is something VERY...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 5 years ago
I liked the other volume better. I can't figure out if it is because I'm a woman or because it was simply better. However, there a few essays that are worth it, like the one about Jack and the Beanstalk. If you like Neil Gaiman and/or Jeff Vandermeer, you should know each has an essay in this.
Conner's Books & Reviews
Conner's Books & Reviews rated it 6 years ago
I took away a star solely because of the edition. This edition changed some of the poems, including Wishbone, which was the first Richard Siken poem I read, so i noticed right away. The changes made were for the worse, it didn't have that initial sense of desperation that made it flow so well befor...
A girl and her books
A girl and her books rated it 6 years ago
La verdad, muy hermoso. Cada palabra está tan llena de significado y sentimientos. Es tan simple y corto como perfecto y preciso.
Yuki rated it 7 years ago
I think that's the most beautiful piece of poetry I've ever read. I won't convince you. Here's my fav poem.Little Beast1An all-night barbecue. A dance on the courthouse lawn. The radio aches a little tune thet tells the story of what the night is thinking. It's thinking of love. ...
Book Trauma
Book Trauma rated it 8 years ago
I love angsty and dark poetry far more then petals and rainbows so this volume had me rereading a good portion of it many times before I considered myself finished with it. I love raw, dark and evocative writings and poetry and these hit that mark.Others may have attributed the impact of his poems t...
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