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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The road there, if you'll let a guide direct you Who only has at heart your getting
lost, May seem as if it should have been a quarry - Great monolithic knees the
former town Long since gave up pretense of keeping covered. And there's a story
THEODORE ROETHKE One Art The art of losing isn't hard to master; so many
things seem filled with the intent to be lost that their loss is no disaster. Lose
something every day. Accept the fluster of lost door keys, the hour badly spent.
The art ...
Epilogue I have crossed an ocean I have lost my tongue from the root of the old
one a new one has sprung GRACE NICHOLS In Your Mind The other country, is
it anticipated or half-remembered? Its language is muffled by the rain which falls
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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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