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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The poem is written in blank verse, and Nemerov handles his iambic pentameter
line with such seeming ease that it carries his narrative forward like the undertow
of a river. Michael Blumenthal has described how "very delicately, never ...
Ballad meter: Alternating iambic tetrameter and trimeter, as in Gillian Clarke's "
Overheard in County Sligo" (310). Blank verse: Iambic pentameter that does not
rhyme, as in Shakespeare's verse drama and Milton's Paradise Lost.
An iambic foot is an unstressed followed by an accented (or stressed) syllable -
e.g., "The cur" is the first foot in "The cur | few tolls | the knell | of pass| ing day..." (
Gray). Free verse: Poetry based not on the recurrence of stress accent in a
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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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