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Birthday Poems presents an array of more than 100 friendly, wise, affectionate voices including William Carlos Williams, Kay Boyle, Allen Ginsberg, and June Jordan on the subject of birthdays. The birth of a son or daughter, the passionate address to another on the occasion of their birth, memories of birthdays past, birthday parties and rituals, the blessings of being alive and the knowledge of time passing, literary tributes from one writer to another, are some of the catalysts for many of the poems. The ultimate birthday gift, Birthday Poems will include a subject index making it easy to find favorite poems for husbands, wives, sons, daughters, friends or the year being celebrated. It will also include a preface on the history of birthdays and a postscript about the most popular song in the world, "Happy Birthday To You," the everywhere-known lyrics written by two women in Lexington, Kentucky in the late nineteenth century.

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"Birthday Poems" presents an array of more than 100 friendly, wise, affectionate voices--including William Carlos Williams, Kay Boyle, Allen Ginsberg, and June Jordan--on the subject of birthdays.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781560253457
Subtitle:
A Celebration
Editor:
Shinder, Jason
Editor:
Shinder, Jason
Editor:
Shinder, Jason; *, EDITOR
Editor:
Editor
Author:
Shinder, Jason
Publisher:
Thunder's Mouth Press
Location:
New York
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
American poetry
Subject:
Birthdays
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
vol. 8, no 86
Publication Date:
20011205
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8 x 4 in 12.5 oz

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