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Poetry to Share Your Love Michael       Schmidt

Poetry to Share Your Love

Michael Schmidt

Published September 1st 2005
ISBN : 9781840726657
Hardcover
160 pages
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 About the Book 

Love has been an irresistible subject for poets for thousands of years-From Catullus in ancient Rome to the most modern young poet writing today. Its said that all the world loves a lover and indeed, there is a magnetic force that draws us intoMoreLove has been an irresistible subject for poets for thousands of years-From Catullus in ancient Rome to the most modern young poet writing today. Its said that all the world loves a lover and indeed, there is a magnetic force that draws us into the magic circle of love. Thats why everyone who ever has loved, is in love, has lost love, and hopes for love will be thrilled by this collection celebrating love in all its forms. They have been chosen with care and thought from the abundant resources of American and international writing. Voices of the past such as Queen Elizabeth 1- Sir Philip Sydney- Shakespeare- Emily Dickinson, and Wallace Stevens stand alongside the newer voices of Robert Bly, Louise Glück, W.S. Merwin, Pablo Neruda, Galway Kinnell, Jane Kenyon, Adreinne Rich, Rita Dove, Billy Collins, Dorianne Laux, James Wright, and others. The diversity of voices and the uniting subject matter make this book both a pleasing and enriching read.