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Dear Future Boyfriend I am not into poetry but in some link on Facebook I saw that this book is supposed to be emotional and this is poetry so I thought to give it a try and my first time into the poetry, quite a bad experience must say. I picked this book up while substitute teaching in an inner city high school I was looking for poetry that kids who knew maybe nothing about poetry especially contemporary poetry could relate to and appreciate Flipping through Dear Future Boyfriend in a Barnes and Noble, I thought it might just work But I had no idea the first 15 year old girl I showed it to would read it cover to cover, entranced, and ask for.This is by no means just a book for young adults, but I think that story s I picked this book up while substitute teaching in an inner city high school I was looking for poetry that kids who knew maybe nothing about poetry especially contemporary poetry could relate to and appreciate Flipping through Dear Future Boyfriend in a Barnes and Noble, I thought it might just work But I had no idea the first 15 year old girl I showed it to would read it cover to cover, entranced, and ask for.This is by no means just a book for young adults, but I think that story speaks to how accessible Aptowicz makes poetry Her intelligence and honesty, combined with the brevity of many of her poems in this collection, turn her from author into confidante You feel while reading that she is the best friend you always so needed in high school or college, the one who really understood what you were feeling and could articulate it in a way that made you feel less alone First read for me by this poet wont be my last Happy I discovered her on a morning where I woke up at 5 am couldn t go back to sleep Isn t this the best time to find a poetry collection to get lost into..Here s a piece of one of my faves America is the most beautifulwhen seen from the highway at 3am.There is a gentleness shared amongthe drivers at night There is no ego on a highway at 3am.Only concepts of destinationExcerpt from Dear Future Boyfriend by Cristin O Keefe Aptowicz Scrib First read for me by this poet wont be my last Happy I discovered her on a morning where I woke up at 5 am couldn t go back to sleep Isn t this the best time to find a poetry collection to get lost into..Here s a piece of one of my faves America is the most beautifulwhen seen from the highway at 3am.There is a gentleness shared amongthe drivers at night There is no ego on a highway at 3am.Only concepts of destinationExcerpt from Dear Future Boyfriend by Cristin O Keefe Aptowicz Scribd.This material may be protected by copyright.Read this book on Scribd I ve never read a book that was a compilation of poems before This was my first, and I have to say I wasn t disappointed Recently I ve been going through heartbreak and while searching for some kind of inspirational source to help pull me through it, I stumbled upon a blog that recommended this book among several others Though it s written in poems, it reads like thoughts you d have in your own head her words are written echoes of emotions, feelings, desires, and pain that are incredibly r I ve never read a book that was a compilation of poems before This was my first, and I have to say I wasn t disappointed Recently I ve been going through heartbreak and while searching for some kind of inspirational source to help pull me through it, I stumbled upon a blog that recommended this book among several others Though it s written in poems, it reads like thoughts you d have in your own head her words are written echoes of emotions, feelings, desires, and pain that are incredibly relatable which is what makes this book so good and worth buying Definitely recommend it if you re in need of a short book that isn t gonna tell you it s all gonna be okay, but instead demonstrates that you re not alone in feeling worthless and unlovable Aptowicz poetically lays out her heart and bares her soul to show you that you can get through your heartbreak with time, and that those memories you wish you could forget, eventually won t make you feel so bad any The PoemsMotherandFatherare some of the best Poems I ve ever read The collection as a whole is very solid and I highly enjoyed it, even though some weren t the strongest.This Poet is definitely one I will be followingOther favorites Too Many Twice Lit Or To The Scientist Whom I m Not Speaking To Any Learning to appreciate and really love poetryandYou don t remember that conversation,but I do I carry it around with me 24 7 It jangles like piles of sea glass It s stupid how much I can remember,and even dumber that if I didn t hate the oceanthen, I certainly do now, along with every other thing that reminds me of you I hate all these things, and I shouldn t I should hate you, but I don t I just need to move on, but I am stuck But I think I m beginning to understand This Learning to appreciate and really love poetryandYou don t remember that conversation,but I do I carry it around with me 24 7 It jangles like piles of sea glass It s stupid how much I can remember,and even dumber that if I didn t hate the oceanthen, I certainly do now, along with every other thing that reminds me of you I hate all these things, and I shouldn t I should hate you, but I don t I just need to move on, but I am stuck But I think I m beginning to understand This morning, the clouds outside my windowburst into tears the moment I woke up, and I finally heard what they were saying You can only hold in to things for so long Sometimes you ve just got to let go You can definitely tell that this is Cristin O Keefe Aptowicz s first book She still has the wit and sense of humor but her later stuff hasmaturity and bite.A solid book but nowhere near as awesome as Hot Teen Slut It s great to track how a poet grows Good but would read her other work first.Finished again today, June 20, 2016 There is a lot of fun stuff in the collection. Where were you, Cristin O Keefe, bright voiced, precocious profet, the semester I taught in high school Where were you the summer I was heartbroken and underage and unfit to deal with loss 17 or 27, thank you for writing a poem I can read about the scientist I am not speaking to any. One day I will find myself talking in quotes from Dear Future Boyfriend, and only quotes Crisitin found infinitely acute ways to describe exes, presents and futures of love Her humor and intelligence bubble up throughout the entire book. Cristin O Keefe Aptowicz is a dizzying dervish of a poet, an astounding talent, a deft lyricist whose patented take on this dopey world is dazzling in its originality Patricia Smith, Author of Teahouse of the AlmightyIn her celebrated debut volume, Cristin O Keefe Aptowicz tackles love Science , heartbreak Lit and thieving suburban punks Ode to the Person Who Stole My Family s Lawn Gnome , among other topics Quirky and humorous, with a subtext of social commentary, Aptowicz s writing is for people who think they hate poetry and for those who love it This expanded version includes over two dozen previously unpublished works along side her old standards, including Mother and the Pushcart Prize nominated Hard Bargain


About the Author: Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz

Cristin O Keefe Aptowicz is an American poet who was recently awarded a 2011 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Poetry.She is the author of five books of poetry, including the recently released Everything is Everthing Write Bloody Publishing , as well as the canonical slam history, Words in Your Face Soft Skull Press , which U.S Poet Laureate Billy Collins wrote leaves no doubt that the slam poetry scene has achieved legitimacy and taken its rightful place on the map of contemporary literature Founder of the three time National Poetry Slam Championship venue, NYC Urbana, Cristin has toured widely with her poetry, at venues as diverse as NYC s Joe s Pub, LA s Largo Theatre and Australia s Sydney Opera House Cristin s poetry books are published on Write Bloody Press, and available at all online brick and order bookstores Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in McSweeney s Internet Tendencies, Rattle, Pank, Barrelhouse, MonkeyBicycle, decomP, Conduit and La Petite Zine among others , as well as in anthologies such as Poetry Slam The Competitive Art of Spoken Word, Learn Then Burn Modern Poetry For the Classroom, Bowery Women and Word Warriors 35 Women Leaders in the Spoken Word Revolution among others.


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