I Could Pee on This: And Other Poems by Cats

By Francesco Marciuliano

Cat fanatics will chortle out loud on the quirkiness in their pussycat pals with those insightful and curious poems from the singular minds of housecats. during this hilarious booklet of tongue-in-cheek poetry, the writer of the the world over syndicated cartoon Sally Forth is helping cats unencumber their artistic power and clarify their atypical habit to ignorant people. With titles like "Who Is That in your Lap?," "This Is My Chair," "Kneel earlier than Me," "Nudge," and "Some of My most sensible buddies Are Dogs," the poems accrued in I may Pee on This completely trap the interior workings of the cat psyche. With images of the cat authors all through, this whimsical quantity unearths kitties at their wackiest, and so much exasperating (but consistently lovable).

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Drivers at the Short-Time Motel: National Poetry

By Eugene Gloria

Ephemeral lives, and souls misplaced within the tattered textile of warfare, displacement, and ruined love locate wish, redemption, and a standard voice in Eugene Gloria's crafty concoction of yankee and Filipino vernaculars. whereas a few of these thirty poems care for the panorama and folkways of latest Filipinos, others find themselves at the streets and byways of present-day the USA. Like many poets of twin historical past, Gloria's paintings is anxious with self-definition, with the try to reconcile a sense of exile and homelessness. usually taking the shape of personality experiences and first-person narratives, Gloria's poems poignantly light up the typical man's look for connection to the self and to the world."Eugene Gloria's Drivers on the Short-Time lodge is propelled by way of an imagistic sincerity and paced lyricism. every one poem turns out to include the plain-spoken in addition to the elaborations that we go together with classical and smooth Asian poetry. even though a number of the poems tackle the lingering damage of cultural and financial imperialism, worlds coexist within the similar pores and skin via magical imagery. Gauged through a prepared eye, historical past is scrutinized, yet via a playful exactness. those very good poems are trustworthy." —Yusef Komunyaaka

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Odes: With the Latin Text (Modern Library Classics)

By Horace

Undying meditations at the topics of wine, events, birthdays, love, and friendship, Horace’s Odes, within the phrases of classicist Donald Carne-Ross, make the “commonplace impressive, even luminous.” This version reproduces the hugely lauded translation through James Michie. “For virtually 40 years,” poet and literary critic John Hollander notes, “James Michie’s wonderful translations of Horace have remained clean in addition to powerful, and aware of the various lighting and darks of the originals. it's a excitement to have them newly available.”

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Louise Glück: Poems 1962-2012

By Louise Glück

It's the astonishment of Louise Glück's poetry that it resists assortment. With every one successive booklet her force to depart at the back of what got here sooner than has grown extra fierce, the strength of her gaze fastened on what has but to be imagined. She invented a sort to house this desire, the book-length series of poems, like a panorama obvious from above, a singular with lacunae starting onto the unspeakable. The reiterated but perpetually transfigured components during this landscape'Persephone, a copper beech, a dad and mom and sister, a backyard, a husband and son, a horse, a puppy, a box on fireplace, a mountain'persistently emerge and reappear with the darkish power of the inevitable, shot via with the brilliant element of items new-made.' From the outset ('Come right here / Come right here, little one'), Glück's voice has addressed us with misleading simplicity, the poems in traces so transparent we 'do no longer see the intervening fathoms.' From in the earth's sour shame, coldness and barrenness my good friend the moon rises: she is gorgeous this night, but if is she now not beautiful?To learn those books jointly is to appreciate the governing paradox of a existence lived within the physique and of the paintings wrested from it, the only fated to die and the opposite to suffer.

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As Ever: Selected Poems

By Joanne Kyger

This number of Joanne Kyger's paintings finds her as one of many significant experimenters, hybridizers, and visionaries of poetry. Kyger is a poet of position, with a robust voice-delicate, swish, and not wasteful; her poems discover issues of friendship, love, group, and morality and draw on local American fable in addition to Asian faith and philosophy. Kyger's love for poetry manifests itself in a grander scheme of consciousness-expansion and lesson, yet continually within the realm of the typical. Edited with a foreword by way of Michael Rothenberg, and with an advent via poet David Meltzer, this ebook is a wonderful evaluation of a perfectly tough and significant poet.

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The Earliest English Poems (Penguin Classics)

Anglo-Saxon poetry used to be produced among seven-hundred and one thousand advert for an viewers that overjoyed in technical accomplishment, and the sturdy works of outdated English verse spring from the resource of the English language.

Michael Alexander has translated the simplest of the outdated English poetry into sleek English and right into a verse shape that keeps the traits of Anglo-Saxon metre and alliteration. incorporated during this choice are the "heroic poems" such as Widsith, Deor, Brunanburh and Maldon, and passages from Beowulf; a few of the well-known 'riddles' from The Exeter booklet; the entire "elegies," including The break, The Wanderer, The Seafarer, The Wife's Complaint and The Husband's Message, during which the virtu of previous English is located in its purest and so much focused shape; including the good Christian poem The Dream of the Rood.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the best writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the simplest works all through historical past and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the series to supply authoritative texts better via introductions and notes by means of wonderful students and modern authors, in addition to up-to-date translations via award-winning translators.

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Bartlett's Poems for Occasions

Bartlett's Poems for events, an wonderful, thought-provoking better half to the bestselling Bartlett's frequent Quotations, is the booklet to show to for any circumstance-from beginning to demise and every thing in among. below the path of esteemed poet and author Geoffrey O'Brien, Bartlett's Poems for events will encourage you to show to poetry to rejoice a brand new child or marriage, toast a colleague, cheer a graduate, honor a birthday, convey a eulogy, or upload zest to a vacation celebration. it's the excellent strategy to the age-old query, What may still I say?

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Sämtliche Werke, Briefe und Dokumente. Band 5: 1796-1797. Hyperion, vorletzte Fassung; Gedichte; Hyperion I; Ovid, Vergil, Euripides; Horaz

By Friedrich Hölderlin, D. E. Sattler

Mit dieser Ausgabe schließt der Herausgeber, der als einfacher Leser begann, seine Arbeit ab. Sie enthält auf 3.000 Seiten das Resultat der 1974 begonnenen Arbeit, die für ihn von Anfang an keinen anderen Zweck hatte als den hier vorgelegten, gegenüber allen früheren und noch im Handel erhältlichen Ausgaben wesentlich erweiterten und korrigierten textual content ..

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A Collection Of Encouragement (Value Books)

By Helen Steiner Rice

Favorite poet Helen Steiner Rice s attractive verse has been precious for many years. Her paintings maintains to motivate readers as they adventure the uplifting encouragement in Barbour's most modern 160-page price e-book! Readers may be encouraged to percentage Helen Steiner Rice s loved verse many times with a suite of Encouragement. Poems such as you are by no means by myself and The Hand of God is in every single place will refresh and encourage longtime and first-time readers and is ideal for ministry use or own evangelism.

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Philip Larkin Poems: Selected by Martin Amis

By Philip Larkin

For the 1st time, Faber submit a range from the poetry of Philip Larkin. Drawing on Larkin's 4 collections and on his uncollected poems. selected by means of Martin Amis. "Many poets make us smile; what number poets make us giggle - or, in that curious word, "laugh out loud" (as if there is in a different way of doing it)? Who else makes use of an primarily conversational idiom to accomplish this type of number of emotional results? Who else takes us, and takes us so frequently, from sunlit levity to mellifluous gloom? ...Larkin, usually, is greater than memorable: he's immediately unforgettable." (Martin Amis).

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