I came to this collection after reading the wonderful poem "Myth" which appears within. I was surprised and disappointed to find it was one of the only stand out poems. Read morePublished 23 days ago by Naomi F
A Christmas ('14) gift from my son (when he asked, I said, "Oh, something from the later poet laureates), this book of poems and this poet were complete strangers. Read morePublished 1 month ago by P. Laster
The author is of mixed race. Her parents had to leave Mississippi in order to legally marry. Although her body of work is greater, the author in this book tells something of her... Read morePublished 3 months ago by James C. Casterline
I love the book but am very disappointed in Amazon. The included audio will not play with their app on my Android phone, tablet or PC. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Amazon Customer
To say what these poems are about is not really to give an idea of their quality and interest -- for that, you just have to read them. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Stanley Crowe
There is good reason why Natasha Trethewey was named Poet Laureate.
The selections in this book draw heavily on auto-biographical material. Read more