Terrible Blooms

Terrible Blooms

In this lush, disturbing second collection from APR/Honickman Prize winner Melissa Stein, exquisite images are salvaged from harm and survival. Set against the natural world's violence?both ordinary and sublime?pain shines jewel-like out of these poems, illuminating what lovers and families conceal. Stein uses her gifts for persona and lyric richness to build worlds that a In this lush, disturbing second collection from APR/Honickman Prize winner Melissa Stein, exquisite images are salvag...

DownloadRead Online
Title:Terrible Blooms
Author:Melissa Stein
Rating:
Genres:Poetry
ISBN:Terrible Blooms
ISBN
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:96 pages pages

Terrible Blooms Reviews

  • John
    Feb 14, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Simeon Berry
    Apr 01, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Dixie Meeks
    Apr 04, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Crystal
    May 03, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Nicole
    Apr 23, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • abcdefg
    Feb 03, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Cbsd library
    Mar 23, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Jessica Robinson
    Apr 03, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Melissa Stein
    Jan 29, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Jennie
    Mar 23, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Bri Esposito
    Apr 02, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Michelle Orabona
    May 22, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Jeffrey Parker
    Jun 06, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

  • Rebecca Foster
    May 22, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Rita
    Dec 16, 2017

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Ruth
    Apr 02, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Domenica
    Mar 22, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Tom Falcone
    Dec 16, 2017

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Megan
    Apr 02, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Chris Roberts
    Apr 23, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

  • Despy
    Apr 25, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Ella
    Feb 04, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Cathy Smith
    Apr 23, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Mary
    Apr 11, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Kathleen
    May 27, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

  • Bee
    Apr 29, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Robin Schaer
    Apr 30, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Cate Linden
    Apr 03, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Saruta Valentine
    May 16, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Hannah Wilken
    Apr 02, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Jared Pechacek
    Feb 26, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • ❤Emm❤ - Just the Abyss
    May 04, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Jade
    May 01, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Rush
    Mar 10, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Stephanie Myers
    Mar 27, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Kailey Brennan
    Apr 02, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Angela
    Apr 21, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Marianne Iversen
    May 19, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Sofia
    Nov 27, 2017

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Julia Cirignano
    Feb 26, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

  • Dark Horse Poetry
    May 26, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Erin Nadeau
    May 08, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Aline
    May 04, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Rachel Baldwin
    May 08, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Riley
    May 11, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

    ...

  • Claire Willman
    May 31, 2018

    Poetry is not supposed to make sense, the mind implodes, reloads, buffaloes fly in the eye, shattered, scattered, the brain once mattered, sound is sight, your glance is a dance, insatiable thirst, one-third first, die is why we live. I have twisted art and sculpted love awa...

    Thank you to Copper Canyon Press for gifting me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. Reading Terrible Blooms by Melissa Stein feelings like reading a diary. It?s not perfect, but once I picked up this book, I couldn?t put it down. Stein?s poetry feels like a n...

    I never know how to rate poetry collections because I still don?t ever get it. Just gonna keep reading until some poet out there clicks with me. This had a handful of poems I appreciated. Lots of visceral imagery which I dig, but I still like poems to make sense and maybe I?m not t...

    ...