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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VACHEL LINDSAY And the Days Are Not Full Enough And the days are not full
enough And the nights are not full enough And life slips by like a field mouse Not
shaking the grass. EZRA POUND A Removal from Terry Street On a squeaking ...
The sixth silence is the silence of grass growing, Oceans of grass that hush, hush
in the wind. It is hard to get used to this silence: grass growing, and questions
Swelling like streams underground. And what will you do with all the questions?
KATE CLANCHY Grass Pile the bodies high at Austerlitz and Waterloo. Shovel
them under and let me work - I am the grass; I cover all. And pile them high at
Gettysburg And pile them high at Ypres and Verdun. Shovel them under and let
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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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