Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Unsolicited Testimonial

I found this post on an AP Literature and American Voices site by yet another reader who has discovered Maria's poetry.

When I was first told I needed to choose a poet whose works I would analyze and grow familiar with I knew I had a difficult task ahead of me. Furiously, I took to google, searching and searching for what would become my perfect poet. When I read Maria Mazziotti Gillan's poem, Betrayals, I knew I had found my match. As I read this poem, I could understand what Maria was feeling, her regret as she looked back towards the treatment of her father, but also her unconditional love for her family. Such a topic is exactly what makes Maria's poetry is so great...

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