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
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
As an Amblyn fan and a writer myself, I was pleased to find "Bang Ditto." Her poetry is raw (not for the faint of heart or the tween) but she has an obvious talent for words and... Read morePublished on July 18, 2010 by Daniel McAfee
Devouring this book is almost a religious experience. Just read it. It will change your life.Published on April 24, 2010 by Sharon