Time you let me in : 25 poets under 25 / selected by Naomi Shihab Nye.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher: New York : Greenwillow Books, c2010.
9780061896385 (lib. bdg.)
0061896381 (lib. bdg.)
Description: xix, 236 p. ; 22 cm.
Subject: Children's poetry, American.
Young adult poetry, American.
Young adult poetry.
Target Audience: 9-up.
Notes: "Library edition"--Dust jacket spine.
Contents: Photons -- Experiments in fire -- Overlapping -- Membership / Nicole Guenther -- Question -- Your father is not with us any longer son -- Do you think... -- Shrunk / Chase Berggrun -- Where I live -- Borderlands, Texas -- Throne -- Death & taxes / Lauren Espinoza -- Window seat 6A -- Burkina faso -- Invitation -- Suggestion / Mackenzie Connellee -- For my Mom -- Plain stories : chronology of a cotton farmer-- Christmas -- Pupil / Brianne Carpenter -- The shooting range on Mother's Day -- Through the barn doors -- Paynes prairie -- A lesson on fire / Catherine Bates -- Fourth or fifth love -- Beside a broken-down bus on an overpass outside Philadelphia -- My mother decides to seek candidacy as a Methodist minister -- Growing up in woods / Mary Selph -- The indexer in love -- The many secrets of T. S. Eliot -- Ode to Isabella's hair -- Last words / Gray Emerson -- Larry's produce -- Fluency -- Other renaissance -- Rootless / Michelle Brittan -- Tortillas -- The torch -- Run -- Henry the horse / Henry Mills
The first Halloween -- Yogurt -- Aragón -- A recent poem / Emily Hendren -- Evolution of a writer -- Macaroni love -- Rain, snow, and other weather -- You should stop sending / Lauren Stacks -- Belle Union, Indiana -- On Sunday mornings -- As far back as I can remember -- Frostbite / Jonah Ogles -- Poem for my name -- Kitchen witness -- To answer your questions, reportback Beirut -- Prayer for a soldier back from Baghdad / Emma Shaw Crane -- La Belle Dame Sans Merci -- My mother and merlot : an un-still life -- The color November : title -- Sweat lodge prayer / Lauren Eriks -- A game of table tennis, in remembrance -- Veteran's Day -- "MADNESS" -- When they came to re-tar the streets / Jocelyn Stott -- Still growing -- What it is -- Maple hands in a Wisconsin November, age 10 -- Something to balance / Anna West -- Songs of war -- To be two -- Summer aches -- Listen with care / Amal Khan -- Living with a bodhisattva cat is intimidating -- To my lover, who tells me he is old -- My summer with the Norseman -- Severe / Margaret Bashaar
Upon arrival -- Comfort poem -- The falling man (and every person who jumped from the Twin Towers as they fell to the ground) -- I hear Quran / Tala Abu Rahmeh -- Thanksgiving wishes for my grandfather -- To my grandfather, a year later -- To my rapist, after a tour of the lower ninth ward of New Orleans -- The happiest moment of my life was when I realized I was happy / Kayla Sargeson -- And there are ghosts -- The groom's man -- Looking at her canvases -- Finding our flag / Ben Westlie -- Foundling -- Sidewalk chalk -- Ode to poetry -- Dying man on a hospital bed / Matthew Baker -- Even before you -- -- Turning seven in the pediatrics unit -- The giving tree -- The dead woman left her signature in the front of my book, or what I have left / Allison Rivers -- Double elegy -- Leaving -- Nothing -- The Egyptians / Laura Lee Beasley -- Sacrament -- Noticing the lesion -- On the question of what drives coronary circulation, biology class, Morgan High School, 1999 -- To know the difference / Mario Chard.
Summary: A collection of poems from 25 poets under the age of 25.