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A Defense of Poetry By Percy Shelly
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A Defence of Poetry is an essay by the English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, written in 1821 and first published posthumously in 1840.In A Defence of Poetry, Shelley argued that the invention of... More > language reveals a human impulse to reproduce the rhythmic and ordered, so that harmony and unity are delighted in wherever they are found and incorporated, instinctively, into creative activities: Every man in the infancy of art, observes an order which approximates more or less closely to that from which highest delight results...< Less
West Memphis Witch Hunt: Poems Supporting the West Memphis 3 Defense By Misti Rainwater-Lites, Michael W Johnson
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West Memphis Witch Hunt is an anthology of modern poetry collected to raise awareness about the unfortunate injustice bestowed upon Jason Baldwin, Damien Echols, and Jessie Misskelly Jr., known... More > collectively as the West Memphis 3. With contributions from over 40 contemporary poets and authors such as Jack T. Marlowe, Todd Moore, J.D. Nelson, Kristin Bird, Victor Schwartzman, Rob Plath, Paul Tristram, Christopher Robin, Debbie Kirk, Gloriane, and many more, this collection boosts a vast array of talent lending themselves for this important cause. Collected and edited by Michael W. Johnson and Misti Rainwater-Lites.< Less
The Poetry of José Gorostiza By Robert Klein Engler
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I first became aware of José Gorostiza's poetry on New Year’s Day, 1984. I was sitting on a bench along the Paseo de Reforma in Mexico City. It was early in the morning. The festive... More > atmosphere of New Year’s Eve had given way to a cool and bright dawn. Across the street I could see a plywood barricade that had gone up temporarily around a construction site. The boards were covered with graffiti. On one of them, a tagger had written some verses by José Gorostiza. The writing was signed by: “The Committee for the Defense of the Language.” I was struck by the poem, and the next day I went to a bookstore in the Zona Rosa and bought a thin volume of Gorostiza’s complete works. I have been translating his writing since then.< Less
Robert Browning’s Poetry-An Analytical Approach By Raja Sharma
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Browning’s fame today rests mainly on his dramatic monologues, in which the words not only convey setting and action but also reveal the speaker’s character. Unlike a soliloquy, the... More > meaning in a Browning dramatic monologue is not what the speaker directly reveals but what he inadvertently "gives away" about himself in the process of rationalizing past actions, or "special-pleading" his case to a silent auditor in the poem. Rather than thinking out loud, the character composes a self-defense which the reader, as "juror," is challenged to see through.< Less
Robert Browning’s Poetry-An Analytical Approach By Raja Sharma
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Browning’s fame today rests mainly on his dramatic monologues, in which the words not only convey setting and action but also reveal the speaker’s character. Unlike a soliloquy, the... More > meaning in a Browning dramatic monologue is not what the speaker directly reveals but what he inadvertently "gives away" about himself in the process of rationalizing past actions, or "special-pleading" his case to a silent auditor in the poem. Rather than thinking out loud, the character composes a self-defense which the reader, as "juror," is challenged to see through.< Less
Red In Reykjavik By timothy riordan
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A collection of mostly narrative poems from 2007-2011.
CASHES ANGELS By William Cash Neve
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My Angels are ladies of stature fast learners and well groomed in the art of defense. Cindy is an arbitrator as well as an instigator and Sara is a master in self-defense. Wendy is new on the block... More > but she’s amazing. They are cleaver, self-reliant and indestructible, there is no way to compare them to the famous Charley’s Angels my angels are the best.< Less
Walking Christendom Volume 4 We Fight the Universe By Dave Naybor
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Vassely Kopurnicus and Shin Li continue the quest for the Seven Chakras of the World. This chapter brings them across the sea to Malta, where they meet Mo'dinga, the King of the Mole People, Shin... More > gets kicked from a bar and Vassely finds love.< Less
The Spirit of Passion By Alan Peter Garfoot
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The latest poetry on the depth and dynamics of love and passion, the depth of the mind, outermost reaches of the spirit and the depths of the human soul all by Alan Peter Garfoot.
The Judgement is the Mirror By Neil LaChapelle
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This book is about judgment. It is about the judgments we make, and the lessons they hide. If you have ever felt disappointed by your own unkind behavior during an argument, this book is for you. It... More > helps you peer into your harshest outbursts, where uncharted regions of your self lie hiding. As you explore these obscure territories, they become less frightening. You annex and inhabit them. The next time an argument strays onto that terrain, it won’t seem so foreign. You’ll be calmer and freer to choose your response – on newly settled grounds... ...This book appears to be a collection of poems. It isn’t. Poems in a book can usually be read in any order. That is not true of this collection. The terms and concepts of this book develop sequentially. You need to read it from beginning to end at least once to become familiar with the funny little language this book speaks. On subsequent readings you can review the entries in any order, without being left wondering what some of the terms might mean.< Less