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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6 Until one day I totter and fall - fall on this stomach that has tried so hard to keep
up, to digest the blood as it leaked in, to break up and digest the bone itself: and
now the breeze blows over me, blows off the hideous belches of ill-digested ...
Missing Dates Slowly the poison the whole blood stream fills. It is not the effort
nor the failure tires. The waste remains, the waste remains and kills. It is not your
system or clear sight that mills Down small to the consequence a life requires; ...
I lie unmoving, feel all hope leaching from between my legs as blood tinges the
water, staining it the quiet shade of a winter evening drifting in on sunset. Again,
no shoot of life sprouts in this crumbling womb that wrings itself to empty out the ...
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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
Poets on poetry
Vernon Scannell 35 Legs
Michael Longley 43 A Prayer
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