American Poetry

Download e-book for iPad: Waterwalking in Berkeley: Poems by Alan Bern

By Alan Bern

With a minimalist, comparatively cheap kind, Alan Bern says a lot with few pictures and phrases. a number of the poems during this collections have a story caliber, and the narrative caliber includes over from poem to poem. The poet writes of massive topics: the haunting previous, poignancy of formative years thoughts, the getting older strategy, neighborhood (especially the sub-culture of old-timers on the Y). imminent farewell to oldsters, and the treasure of relationships.

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Download e-book for kindle: The Stick Soldiers (New Poets of America) by Hugh Martin,Cornelius Eady

By Hugh Martin,Cornelius Eady

At age nineteen, Hugh Martin withdrew from university for deployment to Iraq. After education at fortress Bragg, Martin spent 2004 in Iraq because the driving force of his platoon sergeant's Humvee. He participated in 1000's of missions together with raids, accomplishing foot patrols, clearing routes for IEDs, doing away with unexploded ordnance, and looking out hundreds of thousands of Iraqi automobiles. those poems recount his time in simple education, his education for Iraq, his event chickening out from university, and eventually, the ultimate trip to Iraq and again domestic to Ohio.

Hugh Martin holds an MFA from Arizona nation college. he's a Stegner Fellow at Stanford University.

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After Words (Essential Poets Series) - download pdf or read online

By Stan Rogal

the belief for this assortment used to be to provide a tip of the hat to humans whose lives and/or works have prompted the writer. every bit is forwarded via a brief history tale in addition to an epigram which gives a few descriptive access and flavour. the main used to be to build those items within the author's personal variety and voice and never fall into uncomplicated mimicry. Many names were encrypted into the items as fractured homonyms, a kind of pun for the astute reader.

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Get Girl after Girl after Girl: Poems (Barataria Poetry) PDF

By Nicole Cooley

Girl after woman after Girl explores moms, daughters, and items from frozen charlotte dolls to cocktails to crazy cash given through a mom to a daughter and hidden in a pockets. Nicole Cooley’s dependent verses discover the methods assortment shapes lady identification and the ways that gadgets functionality as elegies. 19th century mourning clothes, Shirley Temples, tarts soaked in whiskey, and child gentle Love dolls all describe and circumscribe lady id because the speaker's daughters movement from infancy into their teenager years.

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Poetry from Scratch: A Kitten's Book of Verse - download pdf or read online

By Jennifer McCartney

The most recent access within the tom cat literary canon is right here… so pee on this, cat poet wannabes 

Hipster cats, stay-at-home-mom cats, windowsill cats, and open air cats—you’ll locate all of them the following, immortalized in prose approximately, for, and occasionally through, cats. With a Brooklyn facet, writer Jennifer McCartney ups the cool quotient in this burgeoning genre.

Of Mice and Men

There as soon as used to be a cat who enjoyed books

He beloved bookshelves that had plenty of nooks

He idea specifically nice

The tomes approximately mice

One web page and the kitty was once hooked


From limericks to overcome poems, haikus to sonnets, riffs on well-known verse to unique clean verse, there's something right here for each cat lover to enjoy. 

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Download e-book for kindle: The Heart of a Poet by Richard Ellis Shaw

By Richard Ellis Shaw

phrases used to hyperlink the sentiments of the guts and the rational view of the brain right into a poetic palate which may for a quick second shape a connection among the author and the reader. Poetry is the construction of a picture, an emotion or perhaps a photograph within the brain of the reader. to do that a poet needs to decide on his or her phrases rigorously. the facility of 1 observe is really validated in the strains of a poem. Poetry is the medium that i've got selected to color a few images for you of characters, perspectives of nature and relationships. it is a booklet approximately relationships, with others, with nature, and with characters, i've got met on my trip. As you learn my booklet when you discover a piece of your self in a poem or a reminiscence stirred for a second helps you to smile or perhaps a personality who's wide-spread to you, then i'll were winning in my writing.

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Get Its Ghostly Workshop: Poems (Southern Messenger Poets) PDF

By Ron Smith

From the Mediterranean to the yankee West, the poems in Ron Smith's new assortment flow throughout time and position to discover trustworthy truths via own statement. past his personal reviews Smith attracts from the lives of extraordinary and various figures -- Edward Teller, Edgar Allan Poe, Mickey Mantle, Ezra Pound, Robert Penn Warren, Jesse Owens, Leni Riefenstahl, etc.

Its Ghostly Workshop probes the fallibility of philosophy whereas strengthening the search for walk in the park. considering and weighing, those are poems able to conviction in addition to doubt. just like the urban of Rome, the topic on the book's middle, Its Ghostly Workshop goals to rewire us, to "virus" us, to "rush" us "with visionary blazes, cascades / of reminiscence, incandescent logic."

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Download PDF by A. F. Moritz: Rest on the Flight into Egypt

By A. F. Moritz

Shortlisted for the 2000 Governor General's Award for Poetry

From the outskirts of the fevered empire, and the embers that have been its center, Moritz sings us to our selves -- our mess ups, our cruelties, our stupidities, and sweetness which even now astonishes and leaves us breathless. actual political poetry is immensely tough. Moritz succeeds, no longer simply because his record of atrocities is longer or extra stunning, yet simply because his imaginative and prescient is underwritten -- no longer whitewashed – via an ecstatic lyricism that understands evanescence is the one enduring truth.

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