Synopses & Reviews
In his collection Risking Everything
, Housden addressed loves many aspects. Now, in Dancing with Joy
, he assembles 99 poems from 69 poets that celebrate the many colors of joy. Anything can be a catalyst for joy, these poems reveal.
For Wislawa Szymborska, the catalyst is a dream; for Robert Bly, being in the company of his ten-year-old son; for Gerald Stern, it is a grapefruit at breakfast; for Billy Collins, a cigarette. Dancing with Joy includes English and Italian classical and romantic works; early Chinese and Persian verse; and poets from Chile, France, Sweden, Poland, Russia, Turkey, and India, plus a range of contemporary American and English poets.
Whether inspiration is what you need, or an affirmation of what is already joyful in life, Dancing with Joy is a welcome treat for Housdens numerous fans, as well as anyone looking for sheer happiness, marvelously expressed.
This inspirational collection of 99 poems includes works from English classical and romantic poets; early Chinese poet monks; poets from Turkey, Norway, Russia, and France; plus a range of contemporary American and English poets.
About the Author
ROGER HOUSDEN is the author of 17 books on cultural and creative themes, including Seven Sins for a Life Worth Living and the bestselling Ten Poems series. You can reach him at email@example.com.