A One-Star Night: The Unorthodox Poetry of Sonja Ciotti by Sonja Ciotti

By Sonja Ciotti

With a funny, subversive, but poignantly touching aptitude, Sonja Ciotti has crafted her world-observations into obtainable and enjoyable poetry. Sonja Ciotti champions the reason for two-term usa Poet Laureate, Billy Collins, to get "poetry in public locations: poetry on busses, poetry on subways, on billboards, on cereal boxes." during this assortment, Sonja Ciotti takes the reader on an a laugh trip via daily life occasions akin to opting for up the mail, facing company jargon, recalling the perks of being a child, and loving/being tortured by way of the nice outside. beneath the witty demeanor of those observations approximately lifestyles, humans, and nature hides a intensity of soul that resonates on an actual and empathetic level.

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