Bartlett's Poems for Occasions

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Little, Brown, 03.09.2007 - 544 Seiten
Bartlett's Poems for Occasions, an entertaining, thought-provoking companion to the bestselling Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, is the book to turn to for any circumstance -- from birth to death and everything in between.

Under the direction of esteemed poet and writer Geoffrey O'Brien, Bartlett's Poems for Occasions will inspire you to turn to poetry to celebrate a new baby or marriage, toast a colleague, cheer a graduate, honor a birthday, deliver a eulogy, or add zest to a holiday party. It is the perfect solution to the age-old question, What should I say?
 

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THE CYCLES OF NATURE
3
AUTU MN
25
WINTER
31
THE ROUND OF THE YEAR
41
VALENT INEs DAY
48
THAN KSG IVING
72
THE CHRISTMAS SEASON
78
THE CYCLES OF LIFE
87
AG ING
191
The Bed by the Window
227
What piercing cold I feel
234
Dark house by which once more I stand
240
THE HUMAN CONDITION
251
Co NT e NT MENT
265
THE WORKING LIFE
272
LOVE AND PASSION
282

CHILD HOOD
100
MARRIAGE
146
dropping we
172
Not Waving but Drowning
178
Seeing the Year Out 43
43
YOUTH AND ITS PLEASURES 123
123
INTO A DULT H O O D 136
136
Urheberrecht

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Über den Autor (2007)

Geoffrey O'Brien is the editor-in-chief of The Library of America, and author of fifteen books, most recently The Fall of the House of Walworth, and other works including Hardboiled America, Dream Time, The Phantom Empire, The Times Square Story, The Browser's Ecstasy, Castaways of the Image Planet, and Sonata for Jukebox. He has contributed frequently to The New York Review of Books, Artforum, Film Comment, and other publications. He lives in New York City.

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