There are some lovely poems here, especially toward the end, but I really did wantfrom this little book Many of the poems have lovely language, but withfocus on sound than depth of meaning or perhaps the abstractions are so constant that not all of the author s intentions are coming through.All told, I m afraid I found this collection rather quick and forgettable, though I really did enjoy some of the later poems. This book of poems will tug at your heart. Beautiful, elegant, and insight rich Every poem is a mix of space and emotion I loved each piece The poems are no longer than a page and they are musical A very readable collection that moves as much as it surprises. Grief concisely alive in the outdoors Stunning choices, a succinct haunt A gorgeous, cohesive collection. Winner of theCleveland State University Poetry Center First Book Prize, selected and with a foreword by Tracy K Smith it makes my throat close up, it s so incredible. Hi, Everyone Please check out my interview with poet Chloe Honum as we discuss her debut collection The Tulip Flame Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2014 Read the interview and 3 poem excerpt on my TTQ Blog now Hi, Everyone Please check out my interview with poet Chloe Honum as we discuss her debut collection The Tulip Flame Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2014 Read the interview and 3 poem excerpt on my TTQ Blog now For me, all the poems sounded alike I remember almost nothing and I just finished it There were just a few memorable phrases, but not even one poem that stood out as distinctly original, insightful, or delightful. Exacting verse, both technically and thematically Burned through this in a subway ride, and then again on the ride back A book to lose oneself in