Recommended Reading for National Poetry Month – II

national-poetry-month-4This is the second in a series of books recommended by the FCR staff for reading during National Poetry Month


From Bruce Kramer

 coney island

Coney Island of the Mind by  Lawrence Ferlinghetti


Aloud: Voices from the Nuyorican Poets Café


From Both Sides of Now: The Poetry of the Vietnam War and Its Aftermath


The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein


Black Feeling, Black Talk, Black Judgment by  Nikki Giovanni

– Bruce Kramer is a writer from South Jersey. Most of his work has appeared in boring technical documents and marketing propaganda, but he has also had more engaging work published in the Fox Chase Review, Barrelhouse, the Iconoclast, Hell’s Kitchen, and the Cavalcade of Poetry. Several years ago, Bruce serendipitously found himself as Managing Editor for Lap Dance magazine for one issue. While he doesn’t mention it on his resume, he keeps a framed copy of the masthead in his office at home.


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