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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... me as the pressure of my blood knocks at my temples, feel it clench me in its
cramping grasp, the fierceness of its quiet sanctioning the small and listless hope
that I might find it mercifully empty. Dazed, I turn the taps to fill the empty tub, 178.
Dazed, I turn the taps to fill the empty tub, and draw the bathroom door to close
behind me. I lie unmoving, feel all hope leaching from between my legs as blood
tinges the water, staining it the quiet shade of a winter evening drifting in on ...
A shape in tennis shoes and khaki riding-pants Standing there empty-handed; I
reach out to it Empty-handed, my hand comes back empty, And yet my emptiness
is traded for its emptiness, I have found that Lost World in the Lost and Found ...
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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
Elizabeth Bishop 39 Chemin de
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