The Top 10 Poetry Books of the last decade..


On New Years Eve 2008 I hosted my first poetry open mic on Blogtalkradio, and the years that followed I interviewed , and posted reviews weekly from hundreds of poets world wide. I posted on MySpace, Facebook, and had reviews published with online zines. My greatest love was taking books into classrooms, and seeing children’s eyes light up hearing the authors read their work via phone. That is when poetry and writing was most alive with me, you could see the words flowing around the room, and excitement in the eyes of children: that through their eyes writing truly is an art that expands the senses and the heart, with poetry anything was possible.

In the past year I have gotten involved as a professional reviewer again, and it is sad that publishing companies do not send advanced reader copies of poetry. I received thrillers, ya lit, ya sci fi…

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