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10 thoughts on “Filibuster to Delay a Kiss And Other Poems

  1. says:

    This book blew away from the very first page First line'Because you are not dead I will continue to visit you'Bold and inte

  2. says:

    Here are some very beautiful damaged goods

  3. says:

    Intense and rather heavy if not disturbing but I was completely sucked in There were many beautiful phrases It's largely about painf

  4. says:

    Dark Painful After reviewing her bio and some info online including her acuisition of a MFA and various accolades

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    I am extremely biased because I taught Courtney when she was in high school and she remains one of the two most talented w

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    I loved this book I think I discovered Courtney's work on the Poetry Foundation's site and was immediately drawn in It's a courageous book gritty and lyrical If you like the work of Kara Candito Anna Journey Ashley Capps and Dorothea

  7. says:

    Filibuster to Delay a Kiss has such a strong vision but is far too angsty for me to appreciate ueeney obviously has some talent as a poet—he

  8. says:

    I'm still on the fence about this book perhaps it doesn't help that I read than half of it in Banjo Jim's waiting for the Bandits gig to start; it probably deserves another read before being harshly judged There were a few remarkable poems in

  9. says:

    Immensely readable and relatable Most if not all of Courtney ueeney's poems here are about her mother or lovers or both and can best be summed up by The Anti Leading Lady's Self Defense on page 60 Can someone unloved earl

  10. says:

    To read at long last a poet so very near my own age and experience was disturbing eerie exciting and strangely fantastic Favorites Saint Mother Conviction Filibuster to Delay a Kiss and Invitation

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She exposes the rawness of a complicated relationship with her mother–She mothered the disorder in me this difficulty getting out of bed and dressing like a real human adult trying not to be her daughter–and her attitude toward love expresses both profound longing and erotic dissonance I translate love from the hush of a hung up phone before a body comes to engage me for. Dark Painful After reviewing her bio and some info online including her acuisition of a MFA and various accolades I wonder if she s writing for relief of past experiences or for shock effect I don t know enough of her work or life to make that determination

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Family was a whitewashed milk toothed word that couldn’t account for the mother who wept and burnt the roast if the floor was dirty– or if it was Tuesday or there were cloudsWritten in an elouent and searingly honest voice these poems address the pain and pleasure of growing up Courtney ueeney tells intense emotional truths in poetry that is at once personal and universal. This book blew away from the very first page First line Because you are not dead I will continue to visit you Bold and intense just the way I like my poetry Her poems are bursting with reckless backbone and masterpieces on insomnia The writing is spectacular And she s got a lot to say about her mother I just want to write onceWhen she died I lost my fearthat I would inherit her shadowthread on my mother s madnesssleeve by narrow sleeve I just want you buried silenced under the gravity of dirt From Elegy for My Mother

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An hour And ueeney writes with humor and self doubt of the conflict between desire and the uest to remain true to oneself–I will fly around the world on an airplane until I arrive at calm I will spend my days suspended in air manufacturing a closure Filibuster to Delay a Kiss sounds a new and distinctive note in the symphony of young American poets From the Hardcover editi. Filibuster to Delay a Kiss has such a strong vision but is far too angsty for me to appreciate ueeney obviously has some talent as a poet her dicion assonance consonance and the flow of her words create a style that s intentional yet raw and easy to read I admit that I was hooked at the beginning with Elegy for My Mother Motherwho whines like a curat my back doorbegging to be let in p4 however I m not sure whether it s impressive or disappointing that the author is able to sustain such vitriol throughout the entire book There are dozens of poems about her mommy issues and her need to have meaningless sex with unidentified distant males There are a couple of other oddball poems like Vestigial which des

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