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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It may be gone before we wake. ROBERT BLY The Waking I wake to sleep, and
take my waking slow. I feel my fate in what I cannot fear. I learn by going where I
have to go. We think by feeling. What is there to know? I hear my being dance ...
The lowly worm climbs up a winding stair; I wake to sleep, and take my waking
slow. Great Nature has another thing to do To you and me; so take the lively air,
And, lovely, learn by going where to go. This shaking keeps me steady. I should ...
When you wake early in the early morning You will have a hangover, All chaste,
astringent, aflame with affirmation, Straining at the bit to get to first mass And holy
communion and work - the good life. PAUL DURCAN Finney's Bar Ah, you rare ...
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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
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