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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... dried from a flower-bud." Then twice, as if he hasn't understood, He reads, "
From French, for clou, meaning a nail." He gazes, motionless. "Meaning a nail."
The incarnation blossoms, flesh and nail, I twist my threads like stems into a knot
Poem from a Three Year Old And will the flowers die? And will the people die?
And every day do you grow old, do I grow old, no I'm not old, do flowers grow old
? Old things - do you throw them out? Do you throw old people out? And how you
Who will bring new flowers that will not hang their heads like tired old people
wanting sleep? Who will bring new flowers that do not split and shrivel every day
? And if we have new flowers, will we have new people too to keep the flowers
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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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