This is a book by the genuine article writing real poems.
After soaking in a few of these poems you soon learn that you're in the confident hands of a searcher...and his way is open to anyone who wants to join him.
Writing about poetry is ludicrous, especially when the poems are written by Matthew Zapruder.
This book has undeniable power and is in no way soft. Misreading it as soft or non-threatening only reveals one's abject cynicism. Read morePublished on December 10, 2003 by Another Reader In Brooklyn
Writing about poetry is ludicrous, especially when the poems are written by Matthew Zapruder. The poems in AMERICAN LINDEN are intensely personal, not only in style of placing... Read morePublished on May 21, 2003 by Grady Harp
By turns titian and upward, American Linden is a book of pirrouettes, lilts and fanny packs packed with snack packs of wisdom unpackaged. Read morePublished on November 18, 2002