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Monday, October 18, 2010

Guest Blog: Pat Mora

One of the books recommended by the postergirlz this month is Dizzy in Your Eyes: Poems about Love by Pat Mora, who wanted to share a little something with the readergirlz:

Great to have my book of love poems included in rgz. Great site/great blog. Writing DIZZY IN YOUR EYES, doing a whole book about different kinds of teen love, was a joyful project. Know those Russian nesting dolls? We’re all like that, all our former selves nesting inside.

- Pat Mora


Melissa Walker said...

I love the nesting dolls image, and the name of Pat's book, DIZZY IN YOUR EYES, makes me want to do a swoony spin!

Mrs. DeRaps said...

Love this book. It's great. Love poetry!

Lorie Ann Grover said...

I loved it too! Just had the chance to chat with Pat. What a sweetheart!

Little Willow said...

I too am a fan of nesting dolls.
Thanks, Pat!

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