The Music of the Aztecs is an anthology celebrating the Washington D.C. poetry scene, with a special focus on the work of the contemporary poets of the D.C. Magic Theater Poetry Club. The poets of the Magic Theater, both acclaimed and lesser known, are an exciting variety of voices. All have read and been published widely in the D.C., area and beyond. Poetry lovers will recognize the names of Marianne Szlyk, Alan Britt and Annie Finch, whose work is included here.
The introduction to the collection, How to Use This Book, will be a welcome addition to anyone new to or unfamiliar with poetry. In clear, easy-to-use prose, the introduction provides step-by-step instructions for enjoying this vital art-form.
This is a book for anybody who loves poetry and anybody who would like to learn how to enjoy it.