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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His breath whitened the room. Chill December clanked at the panes. There was
freezing fog. He stepped outside. Not into his street but a flat wet landscape.
Sluices. Ditches. Drains. Frozen mud and leafcake. Dykes. He found he knew the
Cows are going home in the lane there, looping the hedges with their warm
wreaths of breath - A dark river of blood, many boulders, Balancing unspilled milk
. 'Moon!' you cry suddenly, 'Moon! Moon!' The moon has stepped back like an
He sits so quietly pumping his quick breath just at the edge of water between ruts
in the path. And suddenly he is the centre of a cone of light falling from the night
sky - ruts running with liquid fire, cobwebs imprinted on black, each grass-blade ...
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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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