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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Tell me about despair, yours, and I will tell you mine. Meanwhile the world goes
on. Meanwhile the sun and the clear pebbles of the rain are moving across the
landscapes, over the prairies and the deep trees, the mountains and the rivers.
Beany, the kid whose yellow hair turns green, Told me to find you, even in the
rain, And tell you he was drowned. I hid behind the chassis on the bank, The
wreck of someone's Ford: I was afraid to come and wake you drunk: You told me
"O tell me the truth about love" Some say that love's a little boy, And some say it's
a bird, Some say it makes the world go round, And some say that's absurd, And
when I asked the man next-door, Who looked as if he knew, His wife got very ...
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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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