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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Being the third song of Unas Lives ago, years past generations perhaps nowhere
I dreamed it: the foggy ploughland of wind and hoofprints, my father off in the mist
topping beets. Where I was eight, I knew nothing, the world a cold winter light ...
"Bless me, Father, for I have sinned. I told a lie once, I was disobedient once. And
, Father, a boy touched me once." "Tell me, child. Was this touch immodest? Did
he touch your breast, for example?" "He brushed against me, Father. Very gently.
... 362 My Dark Fathers, 103 My dog's assumed my alter ego, 236 My eldest sister
arrived home, 199 My Faithful Mother Tongue, 338 My father and mother, my
brother and sister, 309 My father and my mother never quarrelled, 286 My father
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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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