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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Night after night I expected her like a visitor. The refrigerator whinnied into
silence. My desk light softened beyond the verandah. Small oranges loomed in
the orange tree. I began to be tense as a voyeur. After eleven years I was
On a Dark Night On a dark night When all the street was hushed, you crept Out of
our bed and down the carpeted stair; I stirred, unknowing that some light Within
you had gone out, and still I slept. As if, out of the dark air Of night, some call ...
... 155 Kith, 309 Lady of Miracles, 282 Lamium, 1 19 Language is impossible, 333
Language is the house, 335 Last night I dreamt in Chinese, 329 Last Night, 256
Last suppers, I fancy, 433 Late Fragment, 456 Lay your sleeping head, my love, ...
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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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Vernon Scannell 35 Legs
Michael Longley 43 A Prayer
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