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"The poets in this anthology have been ravished, whacked, illuminated, blown away by the experience of motherhood. The thousand experiences. The thousand interruptions. The fact that it is never what we expected, and that it is overwhelmingly intense."—Alicia Ostriker, from the foreword...

Title : Not For Mothers Only
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ISBN : 9780977106486
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 546 Pages
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Not For Mothers Only Reviews

  • Jessica
    2019-03-03 07:58

    I've been meaning to buy this book for a while, and I'm so glad I finally did. Every poem is inspiring on a number of levels. And it's organized chronologically based on when the poets' kids were born, which I think is clever and makes for a great straight-through read.

  • Kat
    2019-03-21 10:40

    A really great, nuanced collection that encompasses a wide variety of forms and content, including a poem about choosing not to have children (and how controversial that can be).

  • Michelle Taransky
    2019-03-25 09:51

    it's okay to write about babies.

  • Mia
    2019-03-22 15:03

    "Pretty May (rain) & I------talkingin sort of rounded gobs American English moist tulip air lumps of throatPearly light I catch it & bundle it in"-Alice Notley, "Splashes of Yellow"I'll return to these various poems. Yes and happily, I will. A few of the bios--full of portent--I may not read again.

  • Mary Louise
    2019-03-12 09:59

    Rebecca Wolff edited this anthology.

  • Martha Silano
    2019-03-21 11:43

    One of the best anthologies on child-rearing out there. An essential addition to the canon of parenthood.