New PDF release: Nothing to Declare

By Henri Cole

ISBN-10: 0374713324

ISBN-13: 9780374713324

The poems in Henri Cole's 9th booklet, not anything to claim, discover lifestyles and wish and enjoyment. each one poem begins up from its personal detailed party and is then performed via incredible (sometimes unnerving) and self-steadying domain names. the result's a bold, tender, unguarded, and soft assortment. After his final 3 books—Touch, Blackbird and Wolf, and heart Earth—in which the sonnet was once a thrown form and never in simple terms a template, Cole's buoyant new poems look trim and terse, with a first-place, last-ditch resonance. of their sorrowful richness, they mix a susceptibility to sensuousness and an expertise of desolation. With special reliability of element, a supple wealth of sound, and a speculative truthfulness, Cole transforms the ache of expertise into the willing excitement of expressive language. not anything to claim is a unprecedented paintings, precious and sturdy, gentle involved yet with simply enough weight to mark the soul.

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New PDF release: I Am Nobody's Nigger

By Dean Atta

ISBN-10: 1908906170

ISBN-13: 9781908906175

Progressive, reflective and romantic, I Am Nobody's Nigger is the strong debut assortment by way of one of many UK's most interesting rising poets. Exploring race, identification and sexuality, Dean Atta stocks his standpoint on family members, friendship, relationships and London existence, from riots to one-night stands.

'Go Dean Atta. communicate the reality. Tweet the reality. add it. allow it ring out over the electronic area and strike on the center of the offline instant and disconnected.' Lemn Sissay

'Dean Atta's poetry is as sincere as fact itself. He follows no development; he seeks no favours ... past black, past white, past instantly, past homosexual, so I say. Love your eyes over those phrases of fact. you can be uplifted.' Benjamin Zephaniah

'Dean Atta is the Gil Scott Heron of his generation' Charlie darkish

'Righteous and forceful' Peter Tatchell

'One of the major lighting fixtures in London's poetry scene ... strong reflections on race, id and sexuality' Huffington put up

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Download e-book for iPad: The Human Line by Ellen Bass

By Ellen Bass

ISBN-10: 1556592558

ISBN-13: 9781556592553

“Poetry,” writes best-selling writer Ellen Bass, “is the best way I watch out, have fun with, provide compliment, fight, grieve, rage, and pray. It’s the best way I embrace my love for the world.”

The Human Line, Bass’ 7th publication of poems, startles with its particular aspect, intimate pictures, and wild metaphors. Bass brings realization to life’s endearing absurdities, and plenty of of the poems flash with a willing humorousness. She additionally faces some of the an important ethical dilemmas of our time—genetic engineering, environmental concerns, non-stop struggle, heterosexism—and grounds her imaginative and prescient within the small, inner most workings of the heart.

 . . . whilst i am getting home,
my son has a headache, and even though he’s
almost grown, asks me to sing him a song.
We lie jointly at the lumpy couch
and I warble out the outdated exhibit tunes, evening and Day . . .
They Can’t Take That clear of Me . . . A cheap
silver chain shimmers throughout his throat
rising and falling along with his pulse. There by no means was
anything else. basically those excruciatingly
insignificant creatures we love.

Ellen Bass is co-author of the million-selling e-book Courage to Heal. She lives and teaches in Santa Cruz, California.

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New PDF release: Totem: Totem Poem Plus 40 Love Poems

By Luke Davies

ISBN-10: 1741143489

ISBN-13: 9781741143485

Intimate lyrical grace sustained on an orchestral scale. Alive with warmth and sex.Totem confirms Luke Davies' place as one among our most crucial modern poets. An ecstatic hymn to like and lifestyles, grandly dense, hallucinatory in its depth, Totem Poem' glows like a solar on the center of this publication; the diamond-edged forty love poems', beautiful lyrics of romance, ardour and intimacy, circle it like satellites.In this new assortment Davies has created an awfully relocating and gorgeous poetic universe, right now richly actual and uncompromisingly metaphysical.

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Download PDF by Tomaz Salamun, Henry: Woods and chalices

By Tomaz Salamun, Henry

ISBN-10: 0151014256

ISBN-13: 9780151014255

ISBN-10: 0544343662

ISBN-13: 9780544343665

Inspired via Rimbaud and Ashbery, the Slovenian poet Tomaž Šalamun is now inspiring the more youthful iteration of yank poets—and Woods and Chalices will safe his position within the ranks of influential, experimental twenty-first-century writers. Šalamun’s strengths are on show right here: innocence and obscenity, heavily allied; a good historic succeed in; and questions, instructions, and statements of id that problem all norms and but appear uncannily wide-spread and correct— “I’m molasses, don’t disregard that.”
Coat of fingers

The rainy sunlight stands on darkish bricks.
Through the king’s mouth we see the teeth.
He sews lips. The owl strikes its head.
She’s drained, drowsy and black.
She doesn’t glow in gold like she’d need to.

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Download PDF by Jean-Luc Nancy: Ivresse

By Jean-Luc Nancy

ISBN-10: 2743624655

ISBN-13: 9782743624651

Autant l'ivresse est présente dans l. a. littérature et - de façon plus limitée - dans los angeles peinture, autant elle semble absente de l. a. philosophie. Elle y joue pourtant un rôle paradoxal qui start avec le dinner party de Platon. Les philosophes rêvent à l. a. fois de s'enivrer d'absolu et de maîtriser l'ivresse. Ce n'est pas un traité sur ce paradoxe que suggest ce livre, mais à partir de lui une série de adaptations et de vagabondages, dans une humeur de ceremonial dinner - avec parfois los angeles tête qui tourne un peu. On voit passer Hegel, Dionysos, Apollinaire, Raskolnikov, Malcolm Lowry, Jésus, Rabelais, Spinoza...

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Download PDF by Stephen Dunn: Different Hours

By Stephen Dunn

ISBN-10: 0393322327

ISBN-13: 9780393322323

Winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.

A clever and swish new assortment through certainly one of our "major, necessary poets" (Sidney Lea). The mysteries of Eros and Thanatos, the obdurate persistence of brain and physique within the face of diminishment--these are the undercurrents of Stephen Dunn's 11th quantity. "I am drawn to exploring the 'different' hours," he says, "not merely of one's existence, but in addition of the bigger old and philosophical existence past the personal."

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Download PDF by Fernando Pessoa: A Little Larger Than the Entire Universe: Selected Poems

By Fernando Pessoa

ISBN-10: 0143039555

ISBN-13: 9780143039556

Writing obsessively in French, English, and Portuguese, Fernando Pessoa left a prodigious physique of labor, a lot of it below "heteronyms"—fully fleshed adjust egos with startlingly various kinds and issues of view. providing a different sampling of all his most renowned voices, this assortment positive aspects poems that experience by no means sooner than been translated along many initially composed in English. as well as such significant works as "Maritime Ode of Campos" and his Goethe-inspired Faust, written in clean verse, there are a number of gorgeous poems that experience purely come to mild within the final 5 years. chosen and translated via major Pessoa pupil Richard Zenith, this is often the best creation on hand to the breadth of Pessoa’s genius.
* The translations are in response to the main authoritative versions, established opposed to the unique manuscripts
* comprises an creation discussing Pessoa, his paintings, and the phenomenon of "heteronymy" in addition to a chronology

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Download e-book for kindle: The 100 Best Love Poems of All Time by Leslie Pockell

By Leslie Pockell

The following, in a single compact quantity, is a maximum hits selection of the a hundred bets love poems ever written through a hundred of the world's maximum poets. This crucial anthology is perfect for the romantic-and will motivate any cynic. The poets integrated variety in the course of the heritage of worldwide literature: from the Classics (Sappho, Catullus) and Renaissance (Shakespeare, Donne, Dante) to the Romantics (Shelly, Keats, Wordsworth) and twentieth century giants (Frost, Lorca, Graves), down to the current day (Viorst, Patchen, Neruda). each one poem incorporates a short advent, which info the poet's existence heritage in addition to the poem's importance.

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Fervor de Buenos Aires - download pdf or read online

By Jorge Luis Borges

Escrito con algún resabio ultraísta y bajo el influjo de su regreso a Argentina tras los años vividos en Europa, este libro anticipa con nitidez l. a. obra futura de Borges. En sus páginas ya están las metáforas clásicas, l. a. adjetivación asombrosa, el incipiente planteo metafísico, l. a. precisión verbal, los angeles abnormal inflexión vacilante que esconde un remate perfecto. El tema principal son los suburbios de l. a. ciudad, el linde misterioso donde el barrio se desdibuja en el campo. Esa tensión entre lo specific y lo common funda en nuestras letras un nuevo modo de observar l. a. realidad cotidiana, una exquisita poética de lo inestable.

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