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Please Excuse This Poem free pdf One hundred poems. One hundred voices. One hundred different points of view. Here is a cross-section of American poetry as it is "right now" full of grit and love, sparkling with humor, searing the heart, smashing through boundaries on every page. "Please Excuse This Poem "features one hundred acclaimed younger poets from truly diverse backgrounds and points of view, whose work has appeared everywhere from "The New Yorker" to Twitter, tackling a startling range of subjects in a startling range of poetic forms. Dealing with the aftermath of war- unpacking the meaning of the rape joke- sharing the tender moments at the start of a love affair: these poems tell the world as they see it. Editors Brett Fletcher Lauer and Lynn Melnick have crafted a book that is a must-read for those wanting to know the future of poetry. With an introduction from award-winning poet, editor, and translator Carolyn Forche, "Please Excuse This Poem" has the power to change the way you look at the world. It is "The Best American Nonrequired Reading" in poetry form."

About Brett Fletcher Lauer

Brett Fletcher Lauer is the deputy director of the Poetry Society of America and the poetry editor of "A Public Space," and the author of the collection "A Hotel In Belgium." In addition to co-editing several anthologies, including "Isn t It Romantic: 100 Love Poems by Younger American Poets," he is the poetry co-chair for the Brooklyn Book Festival and lives in Brooklyn. Lynn Melnick is the author of "If I Should Say I Have Hope," named a Top 40 Poetry Book of 2012 by "Coldfront Magazine." She teaches poetry at the 92nd Street Y and works with VIDA: Women in Literary Arts. She grew up in Los Angeles and currently lives in Brooklyn."

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Author : Brett Fletcher Lauer
Publisher : Viking Books for Young Readers
Data Published : 10 March 2015
ISBN : 0670014796
EAN : 9780670014798
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 304 pages
Age + : 10-14 years
Language : English
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