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There's a certain soothing yet unearthing feel to these poems. The sound of them in the air makes the words more poignant. It's like theater, so
in-the-moment... Read more
Very powerful emotions delineated in beautiful choice of words and subtle, sometimes unexpected painful stabs. Worthy of serious consideration. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Carolyn Wiljanen
Very interesting. I read up a little on the civil war and the poems were much more meaningful. Recommend.Published 8 months ago by KMK
Natasha has an excellent command of the English language, and a distinct talent for poetic prose. Both well researched and emotionally gripping; Native Guard is worth a read.Published 10 months ago by Levi Christopher Sorenson
I'm a huge fan of Trethewey . . . and this collection did not disappoint. Her use of metaphor mixed with personal life and history as well as broader his-story speaks to my... Read morePublished 11 months ago by anita
I have read all four of Tretheway's books of poetry since I started reading her in graduate school ten years ago. Read morePublished 12 months ago by C. D. Varn
I read "thrall" first and could not imagine another of N Threthewey's collection s being finer. There is no comparison. Each stands on its own. Read morePublished 13 months ago by mary-faith marriott
Very moving. I could not put it down until I had finished it. I am also planning to reread it, something I don't remember ever doing.Published 16 months ago by Irkutsk