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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"Poetry, like music, is to be heard," he wrote, believing that without the sound,
readers would look at the lines of a poem as they look at prose, "seeking a
meaning. Prose exists to convey meaning, and no meaning such as prose
conveys can ...
GJERTRUD SCHNACKENBERG Dark Angel It was the sound of darkness,
mother said, But still I heard you calling in the night. It was our old poinciana,
straight from hell, Its full-moon perfume wafting through the house. . . Or fine
It wasn't Heisenberg or Hindemith, but you who convinced me that nothing can
be unravelled to its core, that truth is a field, a cage, a cloud of sound. How else to
reconcile the faces of those running away with the faces of those turning away, ...
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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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