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TheI read this book, theI liked it All the Good in the World Starts Now had pride of place on the bulletin board outside my classroom as the New Year s poem of the day, too. I read this book and drank a cup of tea and it made me write a poem, which is what Anne s tenderhearted, gutsy poems have always made me want to do. PoetryA poetry collection about the author s experience of anxiety I quite enjoyed this, but I found stand out lines in a few poems, rather than a stand out poem or few poems Absolutely gorgeous front cover though. I picked this book on reading the epigraph I found some poems in the book somewhat difficult to relate and appreciate, could be because I am a beginner at poetry Most of the poems are amazing though, I found myself annotating lot of text The only difficulty I had was could not really interpret the underlying themes or the message of some of the poems. soft maybe slightly bitter or is unashamed a better way to describe it This is a Goodreads win review, This is a book of poems about the stuff that happens in life that we all go through together. pretty but vacant These poems are sometimes your worst anxieties that hit you in your possible machine switch heart They also let you test out some laughter is that still in you and ask for a new definition of family You won t be sorry if you follow the new map Holmes draws with these poems Do you really want this patience Patience is a thing you can t ruin 64 `Free ↵ The Jitters ↛ Anne Cecelia Holmes The Jitters constructs an I that wobbles between a dangerous and endangered outer world and an estrangement from its own interior, seeking to rebuild a past it can barely recall via maps it has forgotten how to read In clean, ritualistic sentences that travel by assembly line, the speaker announces the security breach This is an American I in the era of terror, breaking it down in a tone whose wit is born of trauma and whose metaphors, like lost children, seek signification This collection is pitch perfect, a sustained masterpiece of alienation and hunger Diane SeussThere s a beautiful epigraph that invites us into The Jitters am I a monster or is this what it means to be a person The jitters, the junk, the pain, the fortitude to remain here as a new creature brave enough to be wounded Anne Cecelia Holmes has the courage to say carefully, and measure shrewdly to sing sadly, and sing boldly To paraphrase her hold your breath, read this book Her poems don t flinch or back away from our darkest thoughts Dara Wier