Risking Everything: 110 Poems of Love and Revelation
“Listen, are you breathing just a little, and calling it a life?” —Mary Oliver
This luminous anthology brings together great poets from around the world whose work transcends culture and time. Their words reach past the outer divisions to the universal currents of love and revelation that move and inspire us all. These poems urge us to wake up and love. They also call on us to relinquish our grip on ideas and opinions that confine us and, instead, to risk moving forward into the life that is truly ours.
In his selection, Roger Housden has placed strong emphasis on contemporary voices such as the American poet laureate Billy Collins and the Nobel Prize–winners Czeslaw Milosz and Seamus Heaney, but the collection also includes some timeless echoes of the past in the form of work by masters such as Goethe, Wordsworth, and Emily Dickinson.
The tens of thousands of readers of Roger Housden’s “Ten Poems” series will welcome this beautiful harvest of poems that both open the mind and heal the heart.
From the Hardcover edition.
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LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - keely_chace - LibraryThing
Housden can pick poems. This collection is strictly poetry, minus the analysis and commentary on each poem in "Ten Poems to Change Your Life". I like this format better. Volledige recensie lezen
Review: Risking Everything: 110 Poems of Love and RevelationGebruikersrecensie - Heidi - Goodreads
Best read over time, pick it up, read, put it down, mull over a poem...a sample.... Homcoming by Wendell Berry One faith is bondage. Two are free. In the trust of old love, cultivation shows a dark ... Volledige recensie lezen