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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Dazed, I turn the taps to fill the empty tub, and draw the bathroom door to close
behind me. 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 ...
I seem to see A shape in tennis shoes and khaki riding-pants Standing there
empty-handed; I reach out to it Empty-handed, my hand comes back empty, And
yet my emptiness is traded for its emptiness, I have found that Lost World in the
The driver sensed that here was something he had stolen and had to hide in a
box at the back of an empty cupboard in the attic of an almost empty house. The
night parrot. He had heard some story, a reason not to enter the forest after dark.
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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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