Filibuster to Delay a Kiss: And Other Poems : Written in an eloquent and searingly honest voice, these poems address the pain and pleasure of growing up. Courtney Queeney tells intense emotional truths in poetry that is at once personal and universal. She exposes the rawness of a complicated relationship with her mother. And Queeney writes with humor and self-doubt of the conflict between desire and the quest to remain true to oneself. Filibuster to Delay a Kiss sounds a new and distinctive note in the symphony of young American poets.