Books by Poetry
A Thousand Mornings (2012)
4.19 of 5 Votes: 2
A slim, single-sitting read. Some favorite lines:"His subject was his true self, which of course was as dark and secret as anyone else's, and it was too hard--perhaps you understand--to speak or to sing it to anything or anyone but the sky." -from "The Mockingbird""Truly I try to be good but some...
All the World (2009)
4.15 of 5 Votes: 1
This gorgeously illustrated book is about a family going out and enjoying the world. They go to a beach, a farmer's market, a park and more. They learn that sometimes the world gives you sunny days and other days will be rainy. The family learns to make the best of their situation by going alo...
Leaving the Atocha Station (2011)
3.78 of 5 Votes: 3
I’m sure this is going to bend my review towards the positive, but Leaving The Atocha Station has a special place for me because the narrator is a young single dude bouncing around Madrid and Barcelona during the time of the subway bombings in 2004. I also happened to be a young single dude bounc...
Saliendo de la estación de Atocha (2013)
3.78 of 5 Votes: 3
Ben Lerner is perhaps a genius, in that he's able to brilliantly describe the many simultaneous, ego-centric abundance of ways we make meaning out of the world and people around us, and how we often spectacularly fuck all of it up, but also how, I dunno, there's still something really kind of bea...
Hate That Cat (2008)
3.87 of 5 Votes: 4
Creech, S. (2008). Hate that cat. New York: HarperCollins. Fiction: School StoriesCybil AwardThis is the companion book to Love That Dog, and the main character Jack is back. This story continues in the same way where Jack writes in his journal to his teacher Miss Stretchberry. Unlike the previou...