Author: Nicholas Albery

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1446443132

Category: Poetry

Page: 400

View: 4090

Poem for the Day Two is a repeat of the formula which made Poem for the Day such a well-loved favourite. There are 366 poems (one for each day of the year, and one for leap years), to delight, inspire and excite. Chosen for their magic and memorability, the poems in this anthology are an exultant mix of old and new from across the world, poems to learn by heart and take to heart.
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366 Poems, Old and New, Worth Learning by Heart

Author: Nicholas Albery

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 185619499X

Category: English poetry

Page: 400

View: 1227

Contains 366 poems, one for each day of the year (including leap years). Chosen for their narrative, resonance and rhythm, this title includes poems to learn by heart or treasure and enjoy. It features poets ranging from Yeats, Shakespeare, Housman and Kipling, to contemporary poets such as Wendy Cope, Carol Ann Duffy, Maya Angelou, and Thom Gunn.
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Author: Richard A. Dixon

Publisher: Xulon Press

ISBN: 1604776463

Category: Poetry

Page: 388

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This book, A PRAYER AS A POEM FOR EACH DAY, gives everyone a spiritual connection with the lifeline of God. Although these poems seem to be primarily for the Christian but you will find that much of the meaning of the words concentrate on the individual as being compassionate and doing the right thing in this world relationship with one and another. The rhyming of the words is like a musical background. Some of the poems help the reader to cope with the hurts and torments of their inner self and understanding the pains of their fellowman. It is prudent that we fundamentally deal with one day at a time to simplify our lives and we should pray daily. This book will be an excellent guideline. Each poem is a story emphasizing the virtues of goodness as tools to resolve problems and to find peace in the spiritual world. I'm Richard A. Dixon, author of this book, A PRAYER AS A POEM FOR EACH DAY, and in this AUTHOR BIO it will give you a genuine insight of a perfect example of a compassionate heart that was initiated by an early foundation of living in a Christian atmosphere with my Grandparents. My religion is my driving force. I have formally written three other books as a series of Spiritual poems. My Bachelor of Science has also helped me in my current writing endeavor. My conclusion is a poetic reminder: This book is not just to read for a day or a week or a month or even a year, this is for a lifetime to build your character and to bring your heart spiritual cheer. PRAY EVERYDAY OF YOUR LIFE TO CONFRONT THE WORLD OF SIN PRAY AND ACQUIRE HOPE AND DIRECTION PRAY AND LIVE UNTIL THE END.
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Author: Karen McCosker,Nicholas Albery

Publisher: Zoland Books, Incorporated

ISBN: 9781883642389

Category: Poetry

Page: 484

View: 9395

Once upon a time, men and women of sense and sensibility knew by heart dozens of poems--Shakespeare's sonnets, stirring patriotic verse, odes to churchyards, and elegies for the departed. Poems are meant to be voiced, and A Poem a Day includes 366 poems old and new--one for each day of the year--worth learning by heart.
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Some Verses, Some Acrostics, Some in Konkanim

Author: Gracienda Coutinho

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1477180524

Category: Poetry

Page: 194

View: 8392

This book is dedicated to my dear late parents who taught me so much values of life which I am now implementing – these poems, which I hope the readers will enjoy, are an example of my parents talents.
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Author: Jane Dowson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134790554

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 224

View: 9719

Where were the women of the so-called `Auden Generation'?During this era of rapidly changing gender roles,social values and world politics,women produced a rich variety of poetry.But until now their work has largely been lost or ignored;in Women's Poetry of the 1930s Jane Dowson finally redresses the balance and recovers women's place in the literary history of the interwar years.This comprehensive and beautifully edited collection includes: *Previously uncollected poems by authors such as Winifred Holtby and Naomi Mitchison *Poems which are now out of print,such as those by Vita Sackville-West and Frances Cornford *Poems previously neglected by poets including Ann Ridler and Sylvia Townsend Warner *An extensive critical introduction and individual biographies of each poet Poetry lovers,students and scholars alike will find Women's Poetry of the 1930s an invaluable resource and a collection to treasure.
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Creative Reading, Writing, and Teaching

Author: Christopher Davis

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595459501

Category: Art

Page: 204

View: 5844

Writing can be learned but can't be taught. What can be taught is how to read as a writer and how to use what that tells us in our own writing. By reading in this way we will put our hand on Leo Tolstoy's, Ernest Hemingway's, Flannery O'Connor's, and others' as they create in order to discover what they did to make us believe in the worlds that explode out of their pages, worlds that conjured in us the passion that brought us to our own attempt at the art of writing. Creative writing teacher and author Christopher Davis discusses the craft of the best writers in order to understand how they did their work, helps students to become good writers by finding the right way to read, and encourages good teachers to be better shepherds. Brilliant and inspirational, Working Words is a must for every student and teacher of writing. "The artistry of novelist Christopher Davis is one of the secrets of contemporary fiction."-Don Gold, Chicago Sun-Times
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Love, Infatuation, Patriotism, Inspiration, and Friendship

Author: Ltc Ret Samuel Lombardo

Publisher: Dorrance Publishing

ISBN: 1434929892

Category: Poetry

Page: 70

View: 5480

The author has always loved beauty, and having moved countless times while in the service in his army career, he finds that each area has something delightful to offer. The natural scenery and the architecture each place has are different―as well as the women. When he sees women who strike him as beautiful, with special qualities, though some he’ll never meet, he is inspired to write about them. Experience firsthand his thoughts and feelings for the lovely women who graced his life and made it more vibrant.
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Author: Robert Heidbreder,Lori Joy Smith

Publisher: Kids Can Press Ltd

ISBN: 1554537061

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 38

View: 8021

Chock-full of playful pocket-sized poems that capture adventures big and small in a child's day, this collection begs to be read aloud from sunup to sundown!
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Author: Miro,Ph D Ph D Miro


ISBN: 1456605194

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 85

View: 8156

Gone are the days of swords and shields, knights and paladins. But warriors still walk among us. Their strength and grace is as effective in dealing with today's challenges as it was in olden times. Their intensity and resolve can be applied to every task in our day to day lives, from work to working out. Their patience and focus are essential to living a stress-free life. Their courage and fortitude allow us to seek success and happiness, not simply wait for it as so many others do. Their selflessness and love reveals to us the greatest purpose in life: service to others. Their balance and peace ensures that nothing will ever shake any of our other virtues. All of these elements combine to form the greatest inspirational tool of all: wisdom. Peace + strength + grace + intensity + resolve + patience + fortitude + selflessness + focus + balance + courage + love = wisdom
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Author: E. Ethelbert Miller

Publisher: Open Hand Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 9780940880658

Category: Poetry

Page: 93

View: 8297

Using simple, accessible and direct language, the poems of this book display a profound concern for humanity and challenge the proposition that anything is ordinary. Miller opens people's minds, shaking them to think and to be free.
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Daily Contemplations

Author: Hafiz

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101559268

Category: Poetry

Page: 448

View: 4272

Daniel Ladinsky’s stunning interpretations of 365 soul-nurturing poems—one for each day of the year—by treasured Persian lyric poet Hafiz The poems of Hafiz are masterpieces of sacred poetry that nurture the heart, soul, and mind. With learned insight and a delicate hand, Daniel Ladinsky explores the many emotions addressed in these verses. His renderings, presented here in 365 poignant poems—including a section based on the translations of Hafiz by Ralph Waldo Emerson—capture the compelling wisdom of one of the most revered Sufi poets. Intimate and often spiritual, these poems are beautifully sensuous, playful, wacky, and profound, and provide guidance for everyday life, as well as deep wisdom to savor through a lifetime.
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Author: Milton Acorn

Publisher: Dundurn

ISBN: 9780919600102

Category: Poetry

Page: 112

View: 6705

Known as The Peoples Poet, Acorn won the Canadian Poetry Prize in 1970 and the Governor Generals Award in 1975.
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Poems for Young Poets

Author: Ralph Fletcher

Publisher: Highlights Press

ISBN: 1629792748

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 8406

It's easy to make one, lying on your back in the newest snow. you move your arms like wings. Later you forget about your creation, go inside for a mug of hot chocolate. That's when she rises from the snow takes a feathery breath, tries out her wings. So begins a poem about making a snow angel, but it might also refer to the mysterious way that a poem comes into being and takes on a life of its own. In this new collection, Ralph Fletcher shows us how you can write a poem about almost anything: a baby sister, a Venus's-flytrap, a failing grandmother, a squished squirrel, grammar homework, and more. These poems take us inside the creative process as they reveal both the playfulness and the power of poetry. More than anything, they invite us to pick up pen and paper and write some poems of your own.
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Author: Sharon Hass


ISBN: 1312059311

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 38

View: 8591

This is a book that I put together over the years with short stories I've written, many of my poems and a few extras I wrote for parents to read with their children(ages 3&up) and when the children learn to read they can read it to their parents. It is dedicated to my cousins daughter Sterling Miller. I hope she will enjoy the book and that she can share it with her friends.
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Mit Illustrationen von Marta Monika Czerwinski

Author: Edgar Allan Poe

Publisher: SEVERUS Verlag

ISBN: 3863478258

Category: Fiction

Page: 88

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„Ängstlich in das Dunkel starrend blieb ich stehn, verwundert, harrend ...“ „Der Rabe“ brachte Edgar Allan Poe den Durchbruch als Lyriker. Sein bekanntestes Gedicht zählt bis heute zum unvergänglichen Erbe der Dichtkunst. In 108 Versen schildert er den mitternächtlichen Besuch eines Raben bei einem Verzweifelten, dessen Geliebte Lenore starb. Die erste deutsche Übersetzung von Elise von Hohenhausen findet sich hier neu interpretiert und illustriert von Marta Monika Czerwinski. Der Name steht für schaurige und düstere Abgründe: Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849) gilt als Wegbereiter des Symbolismus und Meister des subtilen Horrors. Poes Gedichte, Erzählungen und Kurzgeschichten zählen zu den großen Werken seiner Zeit.
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Seventy Five Poems

Author: Joseph De Lucia

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781465322944

Category: Poetry

Page: 158

View: 4279

The book I wrote contains twenty-four questions, sixteen personal poems, and thirty-five general poems. The General poems are directed towards people who do not know the Lord as well as towards people that do know the Lord. The questions I have asked are directed towards the saved, and the unsaved
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