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Staying Alive

Real Poems for Unreal Times
(Book - 2003)
Staying Alive
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Assembling a diverse mix of contemporary poets-Mary Oliver, W.H. Auden, Maya Angelou, Billy Collins, Louise Gluck, Gwendolyn MacEwen, Rita Dove, and hundreds more-Staying Alive is a unique anthology that illuminates the vital force of our humanity, the passion of our aspirations, the power of our spirituality. From the enigma of death to the sweetness of friendship, these poems speak to lifes mysteries and consolations and help us navigate the most trying times in recent memory. Staying Alive is already an astonishing best-seller in the United Kingdom, where it has gained a wide-ranging audience. This new edition, specially revised for its American readership, reconnects acionados and newcomers alike to the force of poetry, helping us stay alive to the world and stay true to ourselves.
Title: Staying alive
real poems for unreal times
Publisher: New York : Miramax Books, 2003
Edition: 1st American ed
Characteristics: 496 p. ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: edited by Neil Astley
Notes: Originally published [British edition]: Tarset: Bloodaxe, 2002
Additional Contributors: Astley, Neil
ISBN: 1401359264
Branch Call Number: 808.81 S798 2003
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Headings: Poetry Collections Poetry Translations into English American poetry English poetry
Topical Term: Poetry
American poetry
English poetry
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The best poetry anthology I have ever read. Old tried and trues, as well as new poets and wonderful poems to discover.

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