Poem For The Day Two

Author: Nicholas Albery

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1446443132

Category: Poetry

Page: 400

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Poem for the Day Two is a repeat of the formula which made Poem for the Day such a well-loved favourite. There are 366 poems (one for each day of the year, and one for leap years), to delight, inspire and excite. Chosen for their magic and memorability, the poems in this anthology are an exultant mix of old and new from across the world, poems to learn by heart and take to heart.

Poem for the Day

366 Poems, Old and New, Worth Learning by Heart

Author: Nicholas Albery

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 185619499X

Category: English poetry

Page: 400

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Contains 366 poems, one for each day of the year (including leap years). Chosen for their narrative, resonance and rhythm, this title includes poems to learn by heart or treasure and enjoy. It features poets ranging from Yeats, Shakespeare, Housman and Kipling, to contemporary poets such as Wendy Cope, Carol Ann Duffy, Maya Angelou, and Thom Gunn.

A Prayer As A Poem For Each Day

Author: Richard A. Dixon

Publisher: Xulon Press

ISBN: 1604776463

Category: Poetry

Page: 388

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This book, A PRAYER AS A POEM FOR EACH DAY, gives everyone a spiritual connection with the lifeline of God. Although these poems seem to be primarily for the Christian but you will find that much of the meaning of the words concentrate on the individual as being compassionate and doing the right thing in this world relationship with one and another. The rhyming of the words is like a musical background. Some of the poems help the reader to cope with the hurts and torments of their inner self and understanding the pains of their fellowman. It is prudent that we fundamentally deal with one day at a time to simplify our lives and we should pray daily. This book will be an excellent guideline. Each poem is a story emphasizing the virtues of goodness as tools to resolve problems and to find peace in the spiritual world. I'm Richard A. Dixon, author of this book, A PRAYER AS A POEM FOR EACH DAY, and in this AUTHOR BIO it will give you a genuine insight of a perfect example of a compassionate heart that was initiated by an early foundation of living in a Christian atmosphere with my Grandparents. My religion is my driving force. I have formally written three other books as a series of Spiritual poems. My Bachelor of Science has also helped me in my current writing endeavor. My conclusion is a poetic reminder: This book is not just to read for a day or a week or a month or even a year, this is for a lifetime to build your character and to bring your heart spiritual cheer. PRAY EVERYDAY OF YOUR LIFE TO CONFRONT THE WORLD OF SIN PRAY AND ACQUIRE HOPE AND DIRECTION PRAY AND LIVE UNTIL THE END.

A Poem for Every Day of the Year

Author: Allie Esiri

Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books

ISBN: 9781509860548

Category:

Page: 576

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A Poem For Every Day of the Year is a magnificent collection of 366 poems compiled by Allie Esiri, one to share on every day of the year. Reflecting the changing seasons and linking to events on key dates - funny for April Fool's Day, festive for Christmas - these poems are thoughtful, inspiring, humbling, informative, quiet, loud, small, epic, peaceful, energetic, upbeat, motivating, and empowering! Perfect for reading aloud and sharing with all the family, it is bursting at the seams with familiar favourites and exciting new discoveries. T.S.Eliot, John Betjeman, Lewis Carroll, William Shakespeare and Christina Rossetti sit alongside Seamus Heaney, Ted Hughes, Carol Ann Duffy, and Kate Tempest. This soul-enhancing book is the perfect gift that will last the whole year, with a little bit of magic to read every day.

A Poem a Day

Author: Karen McCosker,Nicholas Albery

Publisher: Zoland Books, Incorporated

ISBN: 9781883642389

Category: Poetry

Page: 484

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Once upon a time, men and women of sense and sensibility knew by heart dozens of poems--Shakespeare's sonnets, stirring patriotic verse, odes to churchyards, and elegies for the departed. Poems are meant to be voiced, and A Poem a Day includes 366 poems old and new--one for each day of the year--worth learning by heart.

Poems for the Day

Author: Sherril L. Carss

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1479723975

Category: Poetry

Page: 67

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My book Poems for the Day is a compilation of Poems written at a deeply tormented time of my life. I wrote my first poems when I was on a houseboat at Smiths Creek on Hawkesbury River in N.S.W. a time that seemed to pull the Poems out of me. That was in 2007, when I wrote my first Poetry, only about six Poems in all, I have included some of them in my book for you to read. Then no more Poems until the Christmas of 2010. From Christmas 2010 through 2011, I wrote poems like Mad Woman they just poured out of me, like a waterfall, and no one was more surprised than me! A very faith filled, anxiety laced time, and at this point space doesnt permit me to go in too. Sufficient to day, writing Poetry was a very comforting pass time for me, and being a big fan and student of William Shakespeare, Poetry has always held a Special Place in my Heart right from my Grade six reader, where I discovered My Country by Dorothy McKellar. It is my hope that whoever reads my poetry will be warmed inside out of by my Poems. Poems like When someone you love is sick will help you to understand where I was coming from at a very difficult and creative time in my life. Thank you for sharing my experience, for you makes it all worthwhile!

Anthology of Poems

Some Verses, Some Acrostics, Some in Konkanim

Author: Gracienda Coutinho

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1477180524

Category: Poetry

Page: 194

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This book is dedicated to my dear late parents who taught me so much values of life which I am now implementing – these poems, which I hope the readers will enjoy, are an example of my parents talents.

Women's Poetry of the 1930s: A Critical Anthology

Author: Jane Dowson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134790554

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 224

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Where were the women of the so-called `Auden Generation'?During this era of rapidly changing gender roles,social values and world politics,women produced a rich variety of poetry.But until now their work has largely been lost or ignored;in Women's Poetry of the 1930s Jane Dowson finally redresses the balance and recovers women's place in the literary history of the interwar years.This comprehensive and beautifully edited collection includes: *Previously uncollected poems by authors such as Winifred Holtby and Naomi Mitchison *Poems which are now out of print,such as those by Vita Sackville-West and Frances Cornford *Poems previously neglected by poets including Ann Ridler and Sylvia Townsend Warner *An extensive critical introduction and individual biographies of each poet Poetry lovers,students and scholars alike will find Women's Poetry of the 1930s an invaluable resource and a collection to treasure.

Working Words

Creative Reading, Writing, and Teaching

Author: Christopher Davis

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595459501

Category: Art

Page: 204

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Writing can be learned but can't be taught. What can be taught is how to read as a writer and how to use what that tells us in our own writing. By reading in this way we will put our hand on Leo Tolstoy's, Ernest Hemingway's, Flannery O'Connor's, and others' as they create in order to discover what they did to make us believe in the worlds that explode out of their pages, worlds that conjured in us the passion that brought us to our own attempt at the art of writing. Creative writing teacher and author Christopher Davis discusses the craft of the best writers in order to understand how they did their work, helps students to become good writers by finding the right way to read, and encourages good teachers to be better shepherds. Brilliant and inspirational, Working Words is a must for every student and teacher of writing. "The artistry of novelist Christopher Davis is one of the secrets of contemporary fiction."-Don Gold, Chicago Sun-Times

Poems for the Young at Heart

Love, Infatuation, Patriotism, Inspiration, and Friendship

Author: Ltc Ret Samuel Lombardo

Publisher: Dorrance Publishing

ISBN: 1434929892

Category: Poetry

Page: 70

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The author has always loved beauty, and having moved countless times while in the service in his army career, he finds that each area has something delightful to offer. The natural scenery and the architecture each place has are different―as well as the women. When he sees women who strike him as beautiful, with special qualities, though some he’ll never meet, he is inspired to write about them. Experience firsthand his thoughts and feelings for the lovely women who graced his life and made it more vibrant.

Poems for the World

Author: Clarence Johnson

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1481749285

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 174

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My book consist of Love poems, Comical Poems, Everyday Living, Respect for your mother and father, Better Relations with others, Making it through the Day, Job situations, Relationships, the truth and Christians Poems. This is my second book and my first book was titled Inspirational Poems for You and Me, written in 2005.

Noisy Poems for a Busy Day

Author: Robert Heidbreder,Lori Joy Smith

Publisher: Kids Can Press Ltd

ISBN: 1554537061

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 38

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Chock-full of playful pocket-sized poems that capture adventures big and small in a child's day, this collection begs to be read aloud from sunup to sundown!

Warrior Poet Wisdom Vol. I

Peace

Author: Miro,Ph D Ph D Miro

Publisher: eBookIt.com

ISBN: 1456605194

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 85

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Gone are the days of swords and shields, knights and paladins. But warriors still walk among us. Their strength and grace is as effective in dealing with today's challenges as it was in olden times. Their intensity and resolve can be applied to every task in our day to day lives, from work to working out. Their patience and focus are essential to living a stress-free life. Their courage and fortitude allow us to seek success and happiness, not simply wait for it as so many others do. Their selflessness and love reveals to us the greatest purpose in life: service to others. Their balance and peace ensures that nothing will ever shake any of our other virtues. All of these elements combine to form the greatest inspirational tool of all: wisdom. Peace + strength + grace + intensity + resolve + patience + fortitude + selflessness + focus + balance + courage + love = wisdom

A Daily Walk With the Lord

Poetic Praise and Daily Devotion

Author: David L. Hurst

Publisher: Tate Publishing

ISBN: 1607990806

Category: Poetry

Page: 508

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'This day I am thankful for the expressions. For the blessings from heaven, I am deeply grateful, no exceptions! Kind and gracious words were spoken.' Come with me down a path of poetic inspiration. Through divinely inspired poetry, author David L. Hurst takes readers on a daily journey of praise and admiration for the heavenly Father. Readers young and old will find inspiration in the rich spirituality expressed in each poem. A Daily Walk with the Lord provides readers with an encouraging poem for each day of the year and can be used as a morning devotional, a noontime focus, or a spiritual ending to the day. Make time each day to take A Daily Walk with the Lord.

Where are the Love Poems for Dictators?

Author: E. Ethelbert Miller

Publisher: Open Hand Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 9780940880658

Category: Poetry

Page: 93

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Using simple, accessible and direct language, the poems of this book display a profound concern for humanity and challenge the proposition that anything is ordinary. Miller opens people's minds, shaking them to think and to be free.

A Year with Hafiz

Daily Contemplations

Author: Hafiz

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101559268

Category: Poetry

Page: 448

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Daniel Ladinsky’s stunning interpretations of 365 soul-nurturing poems—one for each day of the year—by treasured Persian lyric poet Hafiz The poems of Hafiz are masterpieces of sacred poetry that nurture the heart, soul, and mind. With learned insight and a delicate hand, Daniel Ladinsky explores the many emotions addressed in these verses. His renderings, presented here in 365 poignant poems—including a section based on the translations of Hafiz by Ralph Waldo Emerson—capture the compelling wisdom of one of the most revered Sufi poets. Intimate and often spiritual, these poems are beautifully sensuous, playful, wacky, and profound, and provide guidance for everyday life, as well as deep wisdom to savor through a lifetime.

More Poems for People

Author: Milton Acorn

Publisher: Dundurn

ISBN: 9780919600102

Category: Poetry

Page: 112

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Known as The Peoples Poet, Acorn won the Canadian Poetry Prize in 1970 and the Governor Generals Award in 1975.

A Writing Kind of Day

Poems for Young Poets

Author: Ralph Fletcher

Publisher: Highlights Press

ISBN: 1629792748

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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It's easy to make one, lying on your back in the newest snow. you move your arms like wings. Later you forget about your creation, go inside for a mug of hot chocolate. That's when she rises from the snow takes a feathery breath, tries out her wings. So begins a poem about making a snow angel, but it might also refer to the mysterious way that a poem comes into being and takes on a life of its own. In this new collection, Ralph Fletcher shows us how you can write a poem about almost anything: a baby sister, a Venus's-flytrap, a failing grandmother, a squished squirrel, grammar homework, and more. These poems take us inside the creative process as they reveal both the playfulness and the power of poetry. More than anything, they invite us to pick up pen and paper and write some poems of your own.