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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Lamium This is how you live when you have a cold heart. As I do: in shadows,
trailing over cool rock, under the great maple trees. The sun hardly touches me.
Sometimes I see it in early spring, rising very far away. Then leaves grow over it,
It was very cold. 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
CHARLES SIMIC Those Winter Sundays Sundays too my father got up early and
put his clothes on in the blueblack cold, then with cracked hands that ached from
labor in the weekday weather made banked fires blaze. No one ever thanked ...
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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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