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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Bittersweet Poetry can tell us what human beings are. It can tell us why we
stumble and fall and how, miraculously, we can stand up. MAYA ANGELOU
bittersweet begins with poems from the harsh side of life, but shows the power of
poetry to ...
We'll tell you. You were at that time learning fractions. We'll tell you about
fractions. Half of us are dead or quiet or lost. Let them speak for themselves. We
lie down in the fields and leave behind the corpses of angels. CAROLYN
I am writing it here and now before your eyes, although you can't see me.
Perhaps you'll dismiss this as a verbal trick, the joke is you're wrong; the real trick
is your pretending this is something fixed and solid, external to us both. I tell you
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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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