Staying Alive

Staying Alive

Real Poems for Unreal Times

Book - 2003
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Assembling a diverse mix of contemporary poets-Mary Oliver, W.H. Auden, Maya Angelou, Billy Collins, Louise Gluck, Gwendolyn MacEwen, Rita Dove, and hundreds more-Staying Alive is a unique anthology that illuminates the vital force of our humanity, the passion of our aspirations, the power of our spirituality. From the enigma of death to the sweetness of friendship, these poems speak to lifes mysteries and consolations and help us navigate the most trying times in recent memory. Staying Alive is already an astonishing best-seller in the United Kingdom, where it has gained a wide-ranging audience. This new edition, specially revised for its American readership, reconnects acionados and newcomers alike to the force of poetry, helping us stay alive to the world and stay true to ourselves.
Publisher: New York : Miramax Books, 2003
Edition: 1st American ed
ISBN: 9781401359263
Branch Call Number: 821.008 S798 2003
Characteristics: 496 p. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Astley, Neil


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Oct 25, 2011

Excellent anthology of modern poetry, grouped by themes. The subtitle of this book is "Real Poems for Unreal Times" -- that pretty much says it.


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