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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It isn't the way things are, but only a way we made to look at things, among
various ways. It has rewards: the pellets of food we get are the soothing boon of
problems and problems solved because they were solvable. We grasp at that.
We wish ...
Things There are worse things than having behaved foolishly in public. There are
worse things than these miniature betrayals, committed or endured or suspected;
there are worse things than not being able to sleep for thinking about them.
Being a man, and not a god, he stands Already in a world of sense, from which
He borrows, to begin with, mental things Chiefly, the abstract elements of
language: The point, the line, the plane, the colors and The geometric shapes. Of
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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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