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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Penitence I was driving into the wind on a northern road, the redwoods swaying
around me like a black ocean. I'd drifted off: I didn't see the deer till it bounced
away, the back legs swinging outwards as I braked and swerved into the tinder of
44 As our bloods separate" As our bloods separate the clock resumes, I hear the
wind again as our hearts quieten. We were a ring: the clock ticked round us For
that time and the wind was deflected. The clock pecks everything to the bone.
Cried, The wind broke my marriage in two. Clean through the bones of it, Christ
how it blew! I got no tomorrow And sorrow Is tough to rescind: So forgive me if I
should break wind, son, Forgive me If I should break wind. At this the bartender ...
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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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