Publish date: June 4th 2009
Publisher: Faber & Faber Ltd
Pages no: 376
Edition language: English
Note to the Expanded EditionIntroduction--Who stands, the crux left of the watershed--From the very first coming down--Control of the passes was, he saw, the key--Taller to-day, we remember similar evenings--Watch any day his nonchalant pauses, see--Will you turn a deaf ear--Sir, no man's enemy, for...
but what does it mean to finish reading poem compilation? i'm not really finish reading it, just returning it. I'm glad I tried reading Auden, I have his more complete collection on the way.
This is something really new for me. I only began reading literature again, after a multi-decades long hiatus, 2 yrs ago. Poetry in particular has always been inaccessible to me – I mean, I read a lot of Greek and Latin poetry, of course – but somehow that’s different – but I’ve *never* been able to...
I bought this book just for the inscription:For Heather...Because poetry can heal the soul.With love,Jason(Dec. 2001)I've spent many an hour wondering about Jason and Heather, whether poetry did in fact heal her soul, and why a gift given with love ended up on the discount clearance rack at Hastings...