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WRITERS I D NOT KNOWN OFI d not known of but this collection "Lacked The Ferocity Of Feeling "the erocity of The Soul Of A Thief feeling level of care the other two seemed to offer But myriend Jee Leong Koh is included in it and that makes me happy His poem was excellent but then I d already read it beforefyi emerging means not having had a book published yet An eclectic selection of poetry chosen Claiming His Desert Princess (Hot Arabian Nights from submissions by journals writing programs and open competition Criteria used to define new poet is not having aull length book of poetry published yet Because some poems deserve a cult Secret Baby, Surprise Parents following all their ownEpithalamium is a word It s a lyric ode in honor of a bride and bridegroom Epithalamium is also a poem written by Catherine Pierce andeatured in the Best New Poets 2007 anthology edited by Natasha Trethewey The definition of epithalamium comes in handy when reading this poem because the poem is a suggestion of sorts on how one might keep that Mystify (Mystyx, fresh wedding dayeeling rom going stale In the poem you the new bridebridegroom are told almost ordered toFirst know the type of car the other Drove As A High School as a high school late eighties The poem goes on demanding as if your marriage depended on it and these days it does that You must love that car You must wish at least briefly that you had ridden in it This makes sense because if you didn t know your spouse as a high school senior that part of hisher life is basically unknown to you You can speculate about it you can pretend your spouse didn t exist until heshe ran into you you can just orget about it This poem doesn t want you to guess or Y many are MFA students or graduates and chapbook authors and most have already seen some of their poems published in the most renowned and exclusive journals in North America The result is a remarkably diverse mix of poems BookPleasuresIt's a nervy thing Wild Streak for an anthology to label itself Best New Poets but once again this collection lives up to its name It's a rich and readable selection reflecting no party line aesthetic and attesting to theormidable promise of the emerging generation David WojahnIn just three years Best New Poets has established itself as a crucial venue or rising poe. ,
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incredibly impressed with collection Though most if not all of the work shows talent very little took my breath away or even made me want to seek out work by these poetsMy avoritesDavid Welch Natalie Diaz Julie Sophia Paegle Christina Duhig Margaret Ronda and Catherine PierceAfter typing out that list I would have to say that the Say Youll Stay And Marry Me female poets in this collection seem to have stronger voices than the male poets overall The poems vary in uality but represent an interesting mix of what s currently out there in literary journals and MFA programs A good way to get a taste of what journals you might like to read I would have been interested in seeing less open contest winners and picksrom publications Eh Um I love this series so much and this is the only one to whichWas Incredibly Impressed With
my response was whatever i still haven tresponse was whatever I still haven t all the poems in the book they are just so uninteresting Poems barely knocked my socks off which past editions proved this series capable of doing What makes the big difference Perhaps I don t like the editor s viewstastesleanings in poetry Not having read any of her work I d say it s an uneducated guess This year was the only year I did not submit work or the publication in their open competition which by the way is the cheapest and easiest way to obtain a book open competition which by the way is the cheapest and easiest way to obtain a book this why I m unimpressedPerhaps becuase I had to wait so long and work so hard to obtain a copy the bookstore I ordered rom took at least two months by which time I got it off despite their moving the distribution to Samovar that I The Boleyn King (The Boleyn Trilogy, felt the work in it didn t pay off I usually love read. Praiseor earlier editions Unlike novelists and bad boy memoirists emerging poets are unlikely to sprawl on Oprah's couch date starlets or rouse bidding wars With an alert ear or new voices this anthology offers a different kind of validation that of being well heard The result is a vibrant smorgasbord Best New Poets bears evidence of the insistent inuiries of self and the world that drive poetry ForewordOne comes to realize that the adjectives 'new' and 'emerging' are mere technicalities in this instance Although none of the poets included here have published a ull length book of poetr. Retend or orget it wants you to know that car inside and out it wants you to know the buckets and
The Red Interior Wantsred interior Epithalamium wants to wish you had been in that passenger seat wants you to eel that sting of jealousy when you realize you didn t know the him or the her that drove that car that car that came before you From this poem I eel that it s not only important to know the car it s important to memorize it everything about it This way then it will seem as if you did know your spouse back then when heshe were young and green and not even thinking of then when heshe were young and green and not even thinking of Epithalamium suggests having un and staying young as a way Narcissus in Chains (Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter, for those newlyweds to hang on to their love Consider starting aour piece cover bandConsider growing basil andor marijuanaKnow that at no point do you have to own a tapered jeans b a good blender c spare light bulbsThis poem is encouraging the breaking away Cinderella for a Night (36 Hours, from custom don t try toit in with someone else s views of what marriage is supposed to be Toward the end of the poem Catherine Pierce writes These are your decisions to make And I ve decided even though I m not married yet I m going to carry this poem around with me in my head so as not to ever Friend Foe forget it Get yourself a cultollowing Write This was a decent collection of poetry The Longevity Diet for the most part I couldn t put the book down There were however several poems that made me wonder While most of the poems wereull of strong images some stuck out as being self conscious The introduction said that the editors had almost 2500 poems to choose Grassroots Innovation from so I am left wondering how certain poems made theinal cut. Ts and a valuable resource Bouquet of Flowers in a Vase, by Van Gogh for poetry lovers The only publication of its kind this annual anthology is made up exclusively of work by writers who have not yet published aull length book The poems included in this eclectic sampling represent the best Architecture and Utopia from the many that have been nominated by the country's top literary magazines and writing programs as well as some two thousand additional poems submitted through an open online competition The work of theifty writers represented here provides the best perspective available on the continuing vitality of poetry as it's being practiced today.