Staying alive: real poems for unreal times
Miramax Books, 2003 - 496 pagina's
An anthology of five hundred contemporary poems explores themes of passion, spirituality, death, and friendship, in a collection that includes contributions by such writers as Mary Oliver, W. H. Auden, and Maya Angelou. Original. 25,000 first printing.
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A little concoction of words against death. It's almost the instinct against death
crystallized. MIROSLAV HOLUB thom gunn has said: "There's nothing to write
about death, unless you believe in an afterlife." This paradox lies behind most
Death is no different whined at than withstood. Slowly light strengthens, and the
room takes shape. It stands plain as a wardrobe, what we know, Have always
known, know that we can't escape, Yet can't accept. One side will have to go.
Both here and there the angel of death quite simply stamped his hobnailed boot
on their medulla oblongata. I know they died the same way. But I don't believe
they are dead the same way. MIROSLAV HOLUB translated from the Czech by ...
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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
Mary Oliver 5 Wild Geese
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