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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Against the grain Someone must count them, the bodies that come up one by one
out of the fire, up from the gloomy cradle of the North Sea that has weighted and
washed them, months. Someone must number them, name each one by the ...
Someone's got to trudge through sludge and ashes, through the sofa springs, the
shards of glass, the bloody rags. Someone's got to lug the post to prop the wall,
someone's got to glaze the window, set the door in its frame. No sound bites, no ...
CHARLES SIMIC Someone someone is dressing up for death today, a change of
skirt or tie eating a final feast of buttered sliced pan, tea scarcely having noticed
the erection that was his last shaving his face to marble for the icy laying out ...
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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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