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MODERN AUSTRALIAN POEMS / MISSING YOU

Modern Australian poetry tells Australian stories with a poetic significance. https://www.amazon.com/Bloodaxe-Book-Modern-Australian-Poetry/dp/1852243155 The aim for clarity is always central. Its essence today is seen cosmopolitan and lucid, like a landscape lost in its own thoughts, as you are in your. Urban and social issues have been explored with great lucidity using realism.   SCENE FROM A MARRIAGE – Richard James Allen ...

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ICELANDIC SELECTED POEMS – Jónas Hallgrímsson

In the beginning of the 19th century, Romanticism arrived to Iceland and was dominant in the work of poets like Bjarni Thorarensen and Jónas Hallgrímsson (considered as one of the founding fathers of romanticism in Iceland). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4fPc0Gvepk The imagery in his poetry was influenced by the Icelandic landscape. Economic conditions were difficult in Iceland during the early years of his life ...

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CONTEMPORARY INDIAN POETRY – Gieve Patel

He is a poet, whose vision eludes simplistic modernist labels and equations. His poetry works include Poems, How Do You Withstand, Body and Mirrored Mirroring. His plays include Princes, Savaksa and Mr Behram. A doctor by profession, Gieve Patel has also worked as a medical practitioner, in urban and rural India. He is a writer and painter, with three books ...

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FROM EVERYWHERE, ALWAYS – When love becomes poetry

Charles Baudelaire loved women, alcohol and drugs. Frequenting prostitutes, he had contracted sexual diseases; so his family had sent him far away to India, hoping the change of his dissolute lifestyle. Back in Paris, he wrote highly carnal poems. Love has been sung by poets from around the world and in all ages. The love poems? Companion of sweethearts, use of romantic ...

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LOVE SONGS, NEXT TO THE SILENT HEAVEN’S DOOR

He believed in the coexistence of the material and spiritual realms. For him, human being were spectators of life, grasping its beauties momentarily, only to lose them again. He was born in Prague, the only child of an unhappy marriage. https://www.amazon.com/Letters-Young-Rainer-Maria-Rilke/dp/0393310396/ref=asap_bc?ie=UTF8 A crucial fact in his life, was that his mother called him Sophia. She forced him to wear girl’s ...

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FIND OUT WHAT MAKES PORTUGUESE POEMS SO UNIQUE

The beginnings of Portuguese poetry, go back to the early 12th century. Prior to the Carnation Revolution (in 1974), many poets created works known as revolutionary songs. With Almeida Garrett and his poem, the Romanticism became established in Portugal. But it was with the Renaissance, that poets embarked on a new age of literature (due to influences from Italy). Modernism, ...

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ANTHOLOGY OF CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN POETRY

This highly respected anthology https://www.amazon.com/Contemporary-American-Poetry-Poulin/dp/0618527850 presents the works of 70 poets who have shaped the contours and direction of mainstream American poetry (from 1960 to the present). Contemporary American Poetry was designed to provide a rich reading experience, more than 500 selections illustrate the variety and vitality of American poetry over the last few decades. For each poet, the collection ...

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BORN INTO THIS

Although he was never truly associated with Beat writers, his informal style and non-conforming literary approach has endeared him to readers of the Beat genre. He began writing at a young age. Then he gave up writing for the world of work and bars (not publishing, not writing, for nearly twenty years). Ten of those years were spent roaming from ...

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FIVE ROMANTIC POETRY SHADES OF TENDERNESS

Men and women have written love poems, but also you can do. Do not write unnecessary words, be brave and express everything you feel for beloved person. If you give all of yourself, your poem will be more sincere. Write what you feel for that person, stating what happened when you saw that person for the first time. Write how you ...

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21ST CENTURY CHINESE POETRY

In the modern era, many of the traditional uses of Chinese poetry remain intact (these include relationships between politics and poetry). The early twentieth century, was a period in which the world’s other linguistic traditions of poetry influenced Chinese poets. Modern Chinese poetry, does not follow prescribed patterns. Poetry was revolutionized (after 1919’s May Fourth Movement), when writers tried to ...

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