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 Journey One day you finally knew what you had to do, and began, though
the voices around you kept shouting their bad advice - though the whole house
began to tremble and you felt the old tug at your ankles. "Mend my life!" each
... of my own voice begging, and my voice telling jokes to the man without shoes
beside me on a train; how else to encompass the moon's chilling scream as it
calls out in its bad sleep above the earth and your voice on the phone, waking
me in ...
For where a man has no voice, there shall be my voice. Where blacks are flogged
and beaten, I cannot be dead. When my brothers go to prison I shall go with them
. When victory, not my victory, but the great victory comes, even if I am dumb I ...
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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
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