Versions of the Self: A Review

A new book review for Versions of the Self was posted today by Tricia Drammeh on the Authors to Watch blog. To have my book chosen as one of the posts there during National Poetry Writing Month is such a pleasant surprise!

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Today is the second day of National Poetry Writing Month, and to honor poetry and poets, I am going to review Versions of the Self by Christy Birmingham.

version of the selfImagine a shift to the way you see the world that arises through poetic narration.

Imagine the world, at its base level, is a collection of selves. These selves collide, disperse, intermingle, and share themselves in lines of free verse. Such is the premise of Versions of the Self, poetry that assumes multiple types of selves exist and relate in ways that alter them. Each of the eight chapters looks at a different type of self, including the singular ā€œIā€ and romantic interactions. These unique 80 poems definitely color themselves outside of the lines.

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My Review: Versions of the Self is a collection of poetry that inspires and enthralls. Each thought-provoking piece is one to be savored. Aā€¦

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49 thoughts on “Versions of the Self: A Review

  1. Aquileana

    This is such a beautiful, well penned review…. One of the best ones… well excepting mine of course (LOL: Joke! šŸ˜€ ) Great news, CB!!!! … happy week to you! ā­

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  2. macalder02

    How I would love to read your book. If there are 80 free poems, I imagine that each one of them will bring the best of you. You are very young (and by the way, very cute) so it will be the beginning of a very fruitful career that awaits you. From now on I will follow you more often because your poems are a charm.

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