One Hundred and One Famous Poems: With a Prose Supplement by Roy Jay Cook
The night has a thousand eyes,
And the day but one;
Yet the light of the bright world dies
With the dying sun.
The mind has a thousand eyes,
And the heart but one;
Yet the light of a whole life dies
When love is done.
~Francis William Bourdillon
This old poetry is not necessarily my cup of tea (throw some Bukowski in there with a cup of whiskey and were talking) but I still rate this a solid 5. This is poetry in which you will find some of the most famous lines in history. This is poetry, but in a sense, it is a piece of history as well. The book is capped off with some famous historical documents.
12 Books of Poetry You Should Read Right Now
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Feb 11, Not that you need a poem to make you love a book. But here are Book” (). The classic poem about the transcendent powers of reading.
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Although poetry is often dismissed as an almost anachronistic form, in my opinion, poets are offering some of the most vital work being written today. - These deliciously meta verses reveal the magic, wisdom, and imagination that books offered each author — an intimate and endearing view most lovers of literature can relate to.
With tales both new and old. Is better to me than gold. April is National Poetry Month. All you have to do is dive through the pages. Take a look! I opened a book and in I strode. Now nobody can find me.
We all come to poetry for different reasons. Last year I read more poetry than I had in previous years, which encouraged me to make poetry a larger part of my reading goal. The plan is to read a poetry collection each week, which means I have to read 52 collections this year—a daunting challenge. Luckily, there are some great collections coming out in Eve L. Some of my most anticipated are tsunami vs.
You know you love books. Or perhaps you know some students who need to reignite the spark from childhood. The following poems celebrate all things stories and words. So make a cup of tea and cozy up with these book-loving poems that span over a century. Then open—or click on—your own favorite tale. I could never have dreamt that there were such goings-on in the world between the covers of books, such sandstorms and ice blasts of words, such staggering peace, such enormous laughter, such and so many blinding bright lights, splashing all over the pages in a million bits and pieces all of which were words, words, words, and each of which were alive forever in its own delight and glory and oddity and light. Now nobody can find me.