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Good Poems for Hard Times


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ISBN13: 9780143037675
ISBN10: 0143037676
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crazyshells219, May 12, 2010 (view all comments by crazyshells219)
a wonderfully composed collection of poetry.
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Elizabeth Ross, January 16, 2009 (view all comments by Elizabeth Ross)
Reading Garrison Keillor's collection of poems after reading any of today's news is like applying a soothing balm on a wound. It helps take the sting away.
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Misterjoo, July 24, 2007 (view all comments by Misterjoo)
I don't know anything about poetry except that it rhymes... sometimes. My premature impression of Good Poems after reading a few of GK's selections so far, 16 to be exact, is a (perhaps far-stretched) sense of the importance of poetry as it pertains to life's seasons. Poems of happiness remind me of the joy of heirloom tomatoes and peaches that cooks and diners alike are now embracing in this summer heat, and they are preserved in mason jars of verse and rhyme to be opened in another season for a much needed reminder of the sun. And so it is with poems of darker themes, the mundane, disappointments and waking up in the morning... how it is so is not quite in my grasp yet, but perhaps with the changing seasons and further reading my thoughts will gain perspective.
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Product Details

Keillor, Garrison
Penguin Books
Anthologies (multiple authors)
American poetry
English poetry
Poetry -Anthologies
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Paperback / softback
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Grade Level:
from 12
7.66x5.32x.97 in. .74 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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Product details 368 pages Penguin Books - English 9780143037675 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Selected for his readings on public radio's "The Writer's Almanac," the 185 poems in this follow-up to his acclaimed anthology "Good Poems" are perfect for today's troubled times.

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