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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(now the ears of my ears awake and now the eyes of my eyes are opened) E.E.
CUMMINGS You Be yourself: show your flyblown eyes to the world, give no
cause for concern, wash the paunchy body whose means you live within, suffer
Now in the evening I put on my dress like a secret; will you see how my elbow
pokes like a hock, the way I have carefully cut my mane, the way my eyes roll
from fear of you? I'm trying to hide the animal I am; and you give me a necklace,
It was clear that he understood so well the sadness In the horse's eyes, And had
pondered it so long that in the end he'd plunged Into the horse's mind. I looked at
the horse to see the sadness Obvious in its eyes, And saw Turnbull's eyes ...
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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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