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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ROSEMARY TONKS Things There are worse things than having behaved
foolishly in public. There are worse things than these miniature betrayals,
committed or endured or suspected; there are worse things than not being able to
sleep for ...
The leaves lift & sigh, the river keeps saying the unsayable things. I hesitate to
prod the corn from the coals though I have soaked it in Arctic water. I stop the
knife near the tomato skin, all summer coiled there. You are not coming back.
DEREK MAHON How to Disappear First rehearse the easy things. Lose your
words in a high wind, walk in the dark on an unlit road, observe how other people
mislay keys, their diaries, new umbrellas. See what it takes to go unnoticed in a ...
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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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