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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... while Gavin Ewart (184) and Ellen Bryant Voigt (185) write sharply contrasting
poems about a son and a daughter who nearly die, each of these very short
poems taking the reader through the heart-stopping drama of threat and survival.
They don't always give a real and truly heart-felt sense of the joyful side of love.
As in a marriage, the passion can get lost as the editor makes the usual
compromises. I've tried to avoid that by making a very personal selection. Many of
At the heart of the ridiculous, the sublime. He leaves them reading and begins to
climb, Goading his ghost into the howling snow; He is just going outside and may
be some time. The tent recedes beneath its crust of rime And frostbite is ...
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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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