Staying Alive: Real Poems for Unreal Times

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Neil Astley
Bloodaxe Books, Jan 1, 2002 - American poetry - 496 pages
78 Reviews
Staying Alive includes many of the great modern love poems and elegies, but it also shows the power of poetry in celebrating the ordinary miracle, taking you on a journey around many of the different aspects of everyday life explored in poems.

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One of the best anthologies I have ever read, which thoroughly deserved its popular success. Full of gems, some from poets you know, and many from poets you don't. Every home should have a copy. Read full review

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A wonderful poetry anthology consisting of many carefully curated poems. I read a few pages every night :) I didn't know that poems could make me laugh so much. Highly recommended to anyone who wants to explore different poets and emotions that poetry can invoke. Read full review

Contents

Poets on poetry
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Vernon Scannell 35 Legs
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Michael Longley 43 A Prayer
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Astley founded Bloodaxe Books in 1978.

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