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This is one of the best, and certainly the funniest, book on modern poetry I have read, and I have read most of them.Published 18 months ago by Gail A Braatelien
Agreat guide for aspiring poets and insights to modern poetry writers.
As a poet I read David Orr's column in the NYT and always
appreciate his take on Modern Poetry.
As Orr points out, before you go to Belgium, there are certain questions you want asked: where are the good restaurants and museums, what is its history, what are its relations... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Peter P. Parisi
From Beautiful & Pointless
Once the province of
Is now the domain of cloistered... Read more
A professional poetry critic reflects on why we should bother with modern poetry. Surprisingly, the answer is not because it's "great," or it's "good for us. Read morePublished on June 30, 2012 by Oliver VIII
This approachable and extremely readable book does not, as other reviews have stated, really explain poetry to the novice reader. Read morePublished on June 13, 2012 by jessbcuz
I'd have given the book five stars but for the stale and standard selections of poet/poem examples for a book with such a provocative yet agreeable title. Read morePublished on June 10, 2012 by Papusza
I enjoyed David Orr's book very much, but like most poetry e-books, the Kindle format leaves alot to be desired. Read morePublished on April 13, 2012 by Ted Ficklen