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Selected Poems

Longfellow was the most popular poet of his day. This selection includes generous samplings from his longer works�Evangeline, The Courtship of Miles Standish, and Hiawatha�as well as his shorter lyrics and less familiar narrative poems.For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,

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Becoming Billie Holiday

Before the legend of Billie Holiday, there was a girl named Eleanora. In 1915, Sadie Fagan gave birth to a daughter she named Eleanora. The world, however, would know her as Billie Holiday, possibly the greatest jazz singer of all time. Eleanoras journey into legend took her through pain, poverty, and run-ins with the law. By the time she was fifteen, she knew she possess

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The Selected Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke

Parallel German text and English translation.The influence and popularity of Rilke�s poetry in America have never been greater than they are today, more than fifty years after his death. Rilke is unquestionably the most significant and compelling poet of romantic transformation, of spiritual quest, that the twentieth century has known. His poems of ecstatic identification

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Cancoes de Inocencia e de Experiencia

Cancoes de Inocencia e de Experiencia: Mostrando os Dois Estados Contrarios da Alma HumanaEsta belissima edicao encadernada reproduz as gravuras originais realizadas por William Blake. A par com a magnifica traducao de Jorge Vaz de Carvalho este livro permite ao leitor a plena experiencia do misterio e beleza presente nos poemas de Blake. Uma edicao a nao perder, que ofere

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New Selected Poems 1988-2013

New Selected Poems 1988-2013 provides an unrivalled account of a period of work that was crowned by the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1995. Together with its earlier, sibling volume, it completes the arc of a remarkable career.Shortly before his death in 2013, Seamus Heaney discussed with his publisher the prospect of a companion volume to his landmark New Selected Poems 1

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Fancy Pants Poetry

*Available only at the authors online store in formats suitable for any reading device.*Price: 2.50$The poetry youll meet in this collection will be biting, defensive, cynical and sarcastic. Dark humour is used to elaborate upon bleak life outlooks. At many times the spirit in these poems are rooted in antonymous rebellion. All that s

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Leaf is the first collection of poetry published by Joanne Van Leerdam.Lyrical, often metaphorical and always unashamedly honest, these poems are expressions of the poets own experiences and observations about life, love and human nature.

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The Missing Piece(The Missing Piece 1)

It was missing a piece.And it was not happy.So it set off in searchof its missing piece.And as it rolledit sang this song -Oh Im lookin for my missin pieceIm lookin for my missin pieceHi-dee-ho, here I go,Lookin for my missin piece.What it finds on its search for the missing piece is simply and touchingly told in this fable that gently probes the nature of quest a

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Selected Poems

For his Selected Poems, C. K. Williams has chosen from three decades of his work - ranging from his early poems to a group of new poems - to produce a volume that represents every aspect of his remarkable career. The book opens with poems from Lies (1969) and I Am the Bitter Name (1971), which introduced Williams as one of the most gifted poets of his generation, and moves

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Cracked - Timeless Topics of Nature, Courage and Endurance

First book of 108 contemporary poetry authored by Alice Shapiro is receiving rave reviews in the literary world.Some review examples are:Cracked Stings of the truthfulness or raw observation. Shapiro adventures through the glimpses of friends, strangers, nature, and the pain of those relationships.B. L. Pawelek.Alice Shapiros poems in Cracked explore the complex

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