Night Poems

Rated 4.00/5 based on 2 reviews
Night Poems takes on the seasons at every hour of the dark. There's a subtle energy, bordering malaise and mystery that comes to life. Don't miss the peculiar observations or the striking truths as the clock winds down.
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  • Category: Poetry » Biography
  • Words: 1,510
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 9781301305087
About Ben Ditmars

Ben is an author of gnomes, plays, poetry and more. He was first published in his college publications the Cornfield Review and KAPOW.

Since then he has been featured in several online literary journals and helped create the cut-and-paste zine Burnt Hamster Minestrone with Michael Veloff.

You can listen to his podcast on poetry Lyrical Versification with his cohost, Amber Jerome~Norrgard on iTunes or Stitcher Radio.

Currently, he resides in central Ohio with his wife De'Garrica and dachsund, Elsa.

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Reviews of Night Poems by Ben Ditmars

Kizzy Lee reviewed on Nov. 14, 2012

i am not usually a fan of poetry and this was the first time i had ever bought a book of it, that being said i was pleasantly surprised how much i enjoyed this book,i read it through quite quickly at first but then i found some of them kind of lingered in my mind and i went back and read it again and this book is one i think i will keep near me to read again and again i loved the way it was set out and the way it took you along as you read each one, i would definitely recommend this book not just to those who like poetry but to others as well this has now become one of my favorite books and dare i say it it has encouraged me to look at more poetry now that is an achievement!
(reviewed the day of purchase)
Robert Zimmermann reviewed on Nov. 14, 2012

The poems that make up the collection Night Poems from Ben Ditmars were enjoyable to read. I’m a fan of short poems, and they delivered well in that respect. Many were brief glimpses into the inner workings of the brain late at night. I’ve often found that my thoughts get deeper when I’m trying to sleep but can’t seem to. The subjects of the included poems are filled with questioning, longing, self inspection, and more. I feel that every poem is open to interpretation from a diverse readership, and poetry benefits from that. There is no one way to bring about a conclusion to any of them.

Ben Ditmars has created honest, insightful, and moving poems in enough of an abstract way to allow for many types of readers, while keeping them grounded enough to keep moving along on Night Poems‘ poetic journey.
(reviewed the day of purchase)
Amber Jerome~Norrgard reviewed on Nov. 14, 2012
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Absolutely exquisite and breath taking! I have NEVER been as moved when reading poetry as I was while reading Ben Ditmars' "Night Poems". Each poem, set by hour and minute, floored me and took my breath away, as well as several bringing me to tears with the depth of meaning and feeling enveloping each word. Absolutely THE most moving and emotional work I have ever read in my life, "Night Poems" touches deep within the reader every emotion you can feel.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

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