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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My cousin's in Saigon. My father's in bed with my mother. I'm eight and in bed
with my flu. I'd swear, but I can't be recalling this sharp reek of Vicks, the
bedroom's fevered wallpaper, the neighbor's TV, the rain, the tyres' hiss through
rain, the ...
On the Anniversary of Her Grace Rain and low clouds blown through the valley,
rain down the coast raising the brackish rivers at their high tides too high, rain
and black skies that come for you. Not excellent and fair, I wake from a restless
Rain — Birdoswald I stand under a leafless tree more still, in this mouse-pattering
thrum of rain, than cattle shifting in the field. It is more dark than light. A Chinese
painter's brush of deepening grey moves in a subtle tide. The beasts are darker ...
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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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