Daily Archives April 27, 2012

Book Review: Poems that Might or Might Not Change Your Life, by Charlie Clouse

There are a couple of things I need to say before I can get to the actual review of this book. First, I don’t usually review books that consist of nothing but poetry. There’s a reason for this. Poetry is so personal, so subjective, that it’s really hard to review it properly. Either you feel something when you read it or you don’t, and what you feel might not be anything at all like what the author felt or would want you to feel. If you review it as objectively as possible, you can review meter, rhyme, style, and type of poem, and yet, so many who write poetry don’t even bother with those things any more. That’s not really a good thing either...

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