She plays with words beautifully and each poem has its own distinct impact like a punch to the cerebellum.
Maybe that's way I've always gravitated towards books which showcase the work of working poet / poets with day jobs, living life like everyone else we know.
Her poetry is filled with wit, wisdom, raw emotion, visceral metaphors, urban images and brilliant insight.
Don't want to be snarky about this because I see Library of Congress classify this as young adult poetry, and we could certainly do with plenty of that. Read morePublished on February 19, 2011 by Simon Barrett 'Il Penseroso'
My favorites are Tweet, In a New York Mugging, Gene Diamonds, Dear Demographic, Louisiana Stories. 125 pages of "YES."Published on November 15, 2010 by J. Halbert
I have a deep passion for poetry and have studied it extensively. Hands down, Amber Tamblyn is my favorite. Read morePublished on September 6, 2010 by RS/HH
Devouring this book is almost a religious experience. Just read it. It will change your life.Published on April 24, 2010 by Sharon