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Title Time you let me in : 25 poets under 25 / selected by Naomi Shihab Nye.
Imprint New York : Greenwillow Books, c2010.


 Children's  811.608 N984t    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Description xix, 236 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 231) and indexes.
Note 013-017.
School Library Journal Best Books 2010.
Subject Children's poetry, American.
American poetry.
Children's poetry.
American poetry.
Contents What is confidence? / Alexis D. Pepper-Smith -- Introduction / Naomi Shihab Nye -- 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 -- 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 -- 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 -- 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 -- Notes on the contributors.
Summary A collection of poems from 25 poets.
Other Author Nye, Naomi Shihab.