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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Maybe outside there's a tree, or a wood, a garden, or a magic city. Go and open
the door. Maybe a dog's rummaging. Maybe you'll see a face, or an eye, or the
picture of a picture. Go and open the door. If there's a fog it will clear. Go and
Directive Back out of all this now too much for us, Back in a time made simply by
the loss Of detail, burned, dissolved, and broken off Like graveyard marble
sculpture in the weather, There is a house that is no more a house Upon a farm
that is ...
At my door's a square of yellow corn caught up by its corners and shaken, and
the road runs down through the open gate and freedom's there for the taking. I
had thought to work on the Abbey stage or have my name in a book, to see my ...
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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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