Who Said Binding: Paperback Publisher: Consortium Book Sales & Dist Publish Date: 2013/10/29 Synopsis: ""Jennifer Michael Hecht writes delightfully tricky poems that wildly bend the sense of our language."-Billy Collins, former US Poet Laureate
"Hecht's rhymes are irregular, gymnastic, pointed, and fun; she's found what so many would-be populists seek, an idiom entirely conversational yet able to sustain unexpected ideas."-The Believer. Who Said is a meditation on life's profound questions told through playful engagement with iconic poems and lyrics. Jennifer Michael Hecht's book is a magic echo chamber wherein great poems come back to us, altered to fit the concerns of our moment. This wildly interpretive treatment of Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, and the rock band Nirvana is original, occasionally hilarious, and always moving. From "Not Stopping...