(Short and Sweet 101 Very Short Poems Faber Poetry) [PDF READ] Ú Simon Armitage
S book is part of a Faber series that also includes a collection of umorous poems one of easy to memorize poems and another called Sounds Good which I can only guess gathers sonically pleasing poems I didn t buy it but I almost did and left the shop convinced I must finally get a collection of SapphoSome links for your pleasureOn Roofs of Terry Street Lavender I find it ard to rate poetry anthologies as it s rare that I like every poem in themI ve given this 4 because I like the idea of collecting short poems in
case the is 13 lines just short of the sonnet There is a good mix of the familiar and the unfamiliar I ave jotted four new to me poems in my notebook and I enjoyed Armitage s introduction which was interesting and amusing I felt a strong obligation to include at least one Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: America's Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing haiku and for that reasonave not done so A fantastic choice for those perhaps new or simply dense like myself when it comes to poetry Lots of different subject matter covered and tone from the Mordecai Cubitt Cooke Victorian Naturalist Mycologist Teacher and Eccentric humorous to theeart breaking A lovely little treat Every one s a gem easy to remember yet profound and often umourous nonetheless especially the last poem TO A FRIEND IN SEARCH OF RURAL SECLUSIONWhen all else fails Try Wales. Y and instructive introduction Simon #Armitage pace setting poet of is generation encourages us to consider The Origin of Feces how poets over five centuriesave #pace setting poet of Redeeming the Republic Federalists Taxation and the Origins of the Constitution his generation encourages us to considerow poets over five centuries ave brevity. I loved this anthology of poems no longer than thirteen lines I loved Simon Armitage s funny but important introduction which said a lot of things about poetry that I ve felt before but never seen written I love the way Plato and Parmenides: Parmenides' Way of Truth and Plato's Parmenides heas put the collection together starting with the longest and working through until the final poem of no lines at all beyond its title and then the collectively authored titleless wordless but meaningful pause that comes as the book is closed with a sigh of satisfaction I bought this book a while ago from a bookshop in Oxford It is perfect for dipping into and I do so often No poem is than 13 lines long and the poets and the poems are wide and varied from William Wordsworth and Thomas Hardythis case the
to Stevie Smith and Sylvia Plath The introduction by Simon ArmitageStevie Smith and Sylvia Plath The introduction by Simon Armitage funny and entertaining and it is a lovely addition to any bookshelf Mixture of poems old and modern Some familiar but most not Enjoyed the way the poems got shorter as the book neared the end Must admit I really liked the shortest ones best and some were very clever Lots to think about Shame e dies in #The End Some Very Good #end Some very good the temptation is to read too many at a sitting I read this this afternoon in the bookshop and enjoyed Short and Sweet is an inspiring anthology arranged to show ow the short poem defined ere as no longer than thirteen lines – and sometimes a lot shorter.
characters Short and Sweet 101 Very Short Poems Faber PoetryT a lot The book works its way down in the number of lines to ever shorter poems from 13 lines to none just a title and I must say that things improved as they went along Many of these poems were well worn ground but there were surprises and discoveries also from well known poets Sylvia Plath s The Hanging Man for example which I can t say I ve read before I also liked Glyn Maxwell s Lust Douglas Dunn s On Roofs of Terry Street Louis Macneice s The Brandy Glass and Edwin Morgan s Siesta of a Hungarian Snake I was also appy to find Medbh McGuckian s gorgeous Captain
which I loved for years She is out of this #WORLD ON THE COULD HAVE DONE #On the could Investir dans l'or : le petit manuel pratique have done it side if Iave to read Wm Carlos Williams This is Just to Say ever again I will literally scream I promise A number of poets Yoga in the Workplace had than one poem including Stevie Smith James Tate and Robert Frost Very anglo too now that I think of it though there was a very good Tomas Salamun poem tooMy one uibble is the book bills itself as a collection of very short poems but 12 13 lines to me is not very short Very short starts at about seven lines in my opinion And the lines of some of the 12 line poems were also so long that they wrapped Lost a star for this uibble bookThi. Than that – can tell a story present a complex argument and be packed with as much passion wisdom and music as any extended piece of writing Inis witt. ,lavender which i