Staying Alive: Real Poems for Unreal Times

Front Cover
Neil Astley
Bloodaxe Books, Jan 1, 2002 - American poetry - 496 pages
88 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.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
58
4 stars
21
3 stars
5
2 stars
3
1 star
1

Review: Staying Alive: Real Poems for Unreal Times

User Review  - Sarah Traynor - Goodreads

A gift from a decade ago that keeps giving Read full review

Review: Staying Alive: Real Poems for Unreal Times

User Review  - yenni m - Goodreads

the hug by tess gallagher <3 good, easy collection (skipped some of man poets cos oh so many) Read full review

All 46 reviews »

Contents

Poets on poetry
18
Vernon Scannell 35 Legs
35
Michael Longley 43 A Prayer
43
Copyright

14 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

All Book Search results &raquo;

About the author (2002)

Astley founded Bloodaxe Books in 1978.

Bibliographic information