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Poetry to Calm Your Soul (Portable Poetry)by Mq Publications
Synopses & Reviews
When life becomes too much to handle, and your stressed beyond belief, find a quiet place, open the pages of this beautiful book, and let the calming power of poetry pour into your soul. What you will discover in this sublime collection are 100 poems that radiate peace, calm, and serenity. They have been chosen with care and thought from the abundant resources of American and international writing. Favorite poets of the past such as Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, and Wallace Stevens stand alongside the newer voices of Robert Bly, Louise Glück, W.S. Merwin, Pablo Neruda, Galway Kinnell, James Wright, and others. Though they speak with different voices, the poets all invoke a spirit of calm-a spirit that travels through time and space, to soothe the mind and soul of the reader.
Open the pages of this beautiful book and let the calming power of poetry pour into your soul. Favorite poets of the past such as Alfred, Lord Tennyson and Wallace Stevens stand alongside the newer voices of Louise Gluck, Rita Dove, James Wright and Galway Kinnell.
About the Author
Mimi Khalvati was born in Tehran, educated in Switzerland, and grew up in England. She is co-ordinator of the Poetry School, co-editor of Tying the Song: A First Anthology from the Poetry School 1997-2000. and was recently Poet in Residence at the Royal Mind. Mimi has worked as an actor and director in the UK and Iran, is a tutor at the internationally respected Arvon Foundation, and has taught Creative Writing at universities and colleges in the US and England. Her poetry collections include In White Ink (1991), and Mirrorwork (1995) which received an Arts Council Writers' Award. Her new collection, The Chine was published in 2002.
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