Dare I - A Collection of Poems and Comments by Doris Johnson

By Doris Johnson

“Dare I” happened no longer for ebook yet to precise my notion on issues existence threw my method - - mine and others. My coping mechanism. How power to proceed used to be received from adversities and advantages. Laughter - - to outlive. My outlook at the prior, the current and the longer term. many of the poems/comments could appear morbid, critical, religion dependent or down correct humorous. “Dare I” used to be written in inner most solitude for myself and perhaps a number of. it kind of feels “the few” believe I may still proportion with all. So, whilst examining if one individual reveals anything inside of those pages that will help you cope, cry, chortle or open your mind’s eye then i'm really blessed.

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The Lymond Poetry by Elspeth Morrison

By Elspeth Morrison

A appealing choice of Renaissance poetry, assembled through one of many world's most interesting ancient novelists.

Dorothy Dunnett died in November 2001. She left at the back of this anthology, selected via her from the masses of poems which she utilized in her world-famous sequence of novels referred to as THE LYMOND CHRONICLES.

It is an interesting set of selections, that includes Thomas Wyatt, King James I, extracts from the Psalms, or even an nameless poem referred to as 'Monologue of a Drunkard' - as Dorothy herself writes, right here in a single quantity is 'the poetry of affection, of folk-humour and ballad, the songs of Persian poets and of the troubadours, translated the place want be into English.'

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Deaths of the Poets by Michael Symmons Roberts,Paul Farley

By Michael Symmons Roberts,Paul Farley

From Chatterton’s Pre-Raphaelite death to Keats’ demise warrant in a smudge of arterial blood; from Dylan Thomas’s eighteen instantly whiskies to Sylvia Plath’s determined suicide within the gasoline oven of her Primrose Hill kitchen or John Berryman’s jump from a bridge onto the frozen Mississippi, the deaths of poets have frequently forged a backward shadow on their paintings.

The post-Romantic fantasy of the dissolute drunken poet – exemplified through Thomas and made iconic through his demise in big apple – has fatally skewed a twin of poets in our tradition. Novelists might be solid, savvy, politically adept and up to speed, yet poets will be melancholic, doomed and self-destructive. is that this only a fable, or is there a few crucial fact in the back of it: that fab poems purely come while a poet's existence is driven correct to an emotional knife-edge of acceptability, safeguard, safety? what's the rate of poetry?

In this ebook, modern poets adopt a chain of trips – throughout Britain, the US and Europe – to the loss of life locations of poets of the earlier, partially as pilgrims, honouring inspirational writers, but additionally as investigators, interrogating the parable. the result's a ebook that's, in flip, enlightening and provocative, eye-wateringly humorous and powerfully moving.

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INSPIRED: A Poetry Collection by LEO R. HUNT

By LEO R. HUNT

encouraged writer, Leo Hunt unearths his very own inter-struggle among love, existence and loneliness. he's taking us on a personal trip of pleasure and remorse along with his uncompromising and simple kind. Hunt’s spontaneous poetry is a unconscious unfi ltered imaginative and prescient of actual existence. The cautious reader will realize that at the back of his likely effortlessness sort there are deep and robust photos. His expertise for the ability of recommendation permits the reader to imagine and contact emotions which are by no means named. a lot of his poems are tongue-in-cheek humor, with a playful, trivial that means whereas others are fi lled with the gnawing feelings of a guy suffering from uncertainty and insecurity.

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Weihnachtsgedichte (German Edition) by Claudia Sperlich,Patricia Koelle,Bettina Buske,Mauritius

By Claudia Sperlich,Patricia Koelle,Bettina Buske,Mauritius Mense,Peter Neumer,Nils Pickert,Robby von der Espe,Nicole Dallinger

Weihnachtsgedichte für Kinder und Erwachsene, die so neu sind, dass sie noch nicht einmal der Weihnachtsmann gehört hat. Manche sind lang genug um zu unterhalten andere so kurz, dass jeder sie sich merken kann. Von traditionell bis sleek, besinnlich bis heiter findet sich Passendes für jede Gelegenheit.

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I Can’t Wait to See My Wings . . .: The Chrysalis Chronicles by J A Smith

By J A Smith

i used to be jogging sooner or later, and that i nearly stepped on a caterpillar. In that second, i made a decision to seize a photograph of this attention-grabbing creature as an alternative. Later, i started to investigate the life-style of a caterpillar and the phases it is going via, best as much as turning into a butterfly. i discovered it awesome the issues a caterpillar endures simply to morph right into a butterfly, comparable to the times spent crawling the earth, at risk of being beaten; being always, culturally degraded and frowned upon as a hideous creature; after which spending days of isolation in a cocoon with out technique of protection opposed to its surrounding habitat. in any case these levels of progress, the caterpillar blossoms right into a appealing butterfly. It’s particularly ironic how we put out of your mind the caterpillars yet chase the butterflies. the variation within the view from the floor to the sky is amazing.

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