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Good poems for hard times

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Thorndike Press , Waterville, Me
American poetry., English poetry., Large type b
Statementselected and introduced by Garrison Keillor.
SeriesThorndike Press large print core, Thorndike Press large print core series.
ContributionsKeillor, Garrison.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS586 .G59 2005b
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3404781M
ISBN 100786280743
LC Control Number2005020217
OCLC/WorldCa61027568

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What a lovely, consoling book, perfect reading for these days when everyone is struggling with something the Brand: Penguin Publishing Group. He has long championed the genre on his NPR show The Writer's Almanac, and Keillor now offers a new book, Good Poems for Hard Times, the follow-up to his anthology Good Poems in support of his belief that poetry is the ideal antidote for the everyday pressures and concerns that plague us all.

The meaning of poetry is to give courage, he. A book to leave beside your bedside and use it to coax yourself to sleep. The poems in this book are reflections of times and emotions that we can all relate to, especially now.

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Table of Contents.

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Good Poems. Introduction. O Lord Poem in Thanks—Thomas Lux How Many Nights—Galway Kinnel Welcome Morning—Anne Sexton Psalm 23—from The Bay Psalm Book At Least—Raymond Carver Address to the Lord—John Berryman O Karma, Dharma, pudding and pie—Philip Appleman Psalm—Reed Whittemore Psalm —Michael Wigglesworth When one has /5(32).

Your Favorite Poems on Hard Times. James Weldon Johnson published a book of poems with the intent of preserving the oral tradition of old-time black preachers.

“Difficult times will come.” It’s a fact of life, isn’t it. There are good times and bad times in everybody’s life.”― Raj Kosaraju. “Hard times lifts the seeking souls to higher spiritual realms.”― Lailah Gifty Akita. Hard times quotes to motivate you.

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“I like to use the hard times of the past to motivate me Author: Norbert Juma. By Langston Hughes. Well, son, I'll tell you: Life for me ain't been no crystal stair.

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Good Poems for Bad Times This is a very good anthology. I especially enjoy Billy Collins. If you like poetry, and are at least an occasional reader of poetry, I recommend this book/5(3).

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The book’s introduction by Keillor is political in part, but that need not keep anyone from enjoying the poems in his selected anthology. Indeed, America truly is in hard times, our two major political parties writhing at the far extremes in such a manner that they form a snake eating its own tail.

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Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Hard Times and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.Description.

Chosen by Garison Keillor for his readings on public radio's The Writer's Almanac, the poems in this follow-up to his acclaimed anthology Good Poems are perfect for our troubled times.

Here, readers will find solace in works that are bracing and courageous, organized into such resonant headings as "Such As It Is More or Less" and "Let It Spill.".