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 Hug A woman is reading a poem on the street and another woman stops to
listen. We stop too, with our arms around each other. The poem is being read and
listened to out here in the open. Behind us no one is entering or leaving the ...
Holding my hands won't stop them shaking, shading my eyes won't stop them
seeing, being close to me day and night like a coat can do nothing against this
heat, this cold. I can at least confirm there is a wall here that no invading force will
It begins as a house, an end terrace in this case but it will not stop there. Soon it
is an avenue which cambers arrogantly past the Mechanics' Institute, turns left at
the main road without even looking and quickly it is a town with all four major ...
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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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