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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... like stolen kisses, and where the scritch scritch scritch among the trees, which
is the sound that dies inside the sparks from the wedge when the sledge hits it off
center telling everything inside it is fire, jumped to a black branch, puffed up but ...
In Defence of Adultery We don't fall in love: it rises through us the way that certain
music does - whether a symphony or ballad - and it is sepia-coloured, like tea
that stains as it creeps up the tiny tube-like gaps inside a cube of sugar lying by a
about me being in love, in fact, OK? about your bloated face, like a magnolia;
about marsupials, whose little blunted pouches I'd like to crawl inside, lips first;
about the crashing of a million waterfalls - as if love were a dome of glass
beneath a ...
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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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