Staying Alive: Real Poems for Unreal Times
Staying Alive includes many of the great modern love poems and elegies, but it also shows the power of poetry in celebrating the ordinary miracle, taking you on a journey around many of the different aspects of everyday life explored in poems.
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ROY FISHER Everyone Hates the English Everyone hates the English, Including
the English. They sneer At each other for being so English, So what are they
doing here, The English? It's thick with the English, All over the country. Why?
Alcaic strophe: Four-line Greek stanza of the aeolic type used by the Latin poet
Horace, and in English poetry by Clough and Swinburne. Lines 1 and 2 ('Greater
Alcaic') contain 11 syllables, line 3 contains 9 syllables, and line 4 ('Lesser ...
Italian or Petrarchan sonnet: octave rhymes abbaabba, sestet commonly rhymes
cdcdcd or cdecde or cdedce, but the difficulty of using only two rhymes in eight
lines in English led to the adoption of a looser octave rhyming abbacddc, as in ...
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LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - Xleptodactylous - LibraryThing
If anyone ever reviews the poems inside an anthology you should disregard it completely. I discovered my favourite poem within these pages, yet the entire collection was not to my taste. That is poetry. Volledige review lezen
LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - bezoar44 - LibraryThing
This anthology of modern poetry is both a curious exercise in marketing (the close-up photo on the cover has nothing to do with any of the poems, but presumably makes the book more accessible for ... Volledige review lezen
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Vernon Scannell 35 Legs
Michael Longley 43 A Prayer
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