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Ten Poems to Change Your Life

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Using works by poets ranging from Antonio Machado and Pablo Neruda to Galway Kinnell and Franz Kafka, Roger Housden presents each poem as a catalyst, then creates a text upon which the reader is invited to reflect more deeply.

About the Author

Roger Housden gives public recitals of ecstatic poetry from the world's great literary and spiritual traditions. He lives in Northern California with his wife, Maria. He is the author of nine books and is a lifelong student of the beauty of the word, including poetry. His previous books include Sacred America: The Emerging Spirit of the People and Travels Through Sacred India.

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christopher.horne, February 20, 2009 (view all comments by christopher.horne)
Roger Housden's "ten poems to change your life" is guaranteed to inspire, illuminate and educate. Having discovered Mr. Housden's analysis of Mary Oliver's "The Journey" in the July issue of O Magazine, I was moved to purchase this gem of a book. The author has a remarkable relationship with language. Each poem is an opportunity to discover the music of Housden's ability with words. "This is the self who slips through the cracks of the ordinary mind when the sentry is looking the other way. If there is one word that can describe its voice, it is the word authentic." His fluid and incredible visual style had this reader weeping. Without question, each poem is in, and of itself, special, but it is the author's lyrical interpretation that gives this book it's powerful voice. For anyone who is on the path of self-discovery, Roger Housden's work is a journey well worth the taking.
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ISBN:
9780609609019
Foreword:
Mitchell, Stephen
Author:
Mitchell, Stephen
Author:
Housden, Roger
Publisher:
Harmony
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Poetry
Subject:
Inspirational & Religious
Subject:
English poetry
Subject:
Poetry -Anthologies
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references.
Series Volume:
107-41
Publication Date:
20010631
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
8.06x5.78x.68 in. .61 lbs.

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