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My Poems Won T Change The World

Author : Patrizia Cavalli
ISBN : 9780141987897
Genre : Poetry
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'Two hours ago I fell in love and trembled, and tremble still, and haven't a clue whom I should tell' From one of the truly singular and beloved poets of contemporary Italy, these are poems of the self, the body, pasta, cats, the city and - always, and above all - love. This volume is the first substantial gathering of the best of Patrizia Cavalli's work from her first six collections, from 1974 to 2006, translated by a selection of renowned poets. By turns thoughtful and sly, sensual and comic, charismatic and profound, these are works perfectly attuned to the pleasures and pains of everyday life and love. 'The most intensely ethical poetry in Italian literature of the twentieth century' Giorgio Agamben 'Amazingly fresh and surprising. The world does change, in the telling' John Ashbery Edited by Gini Alhadeff
Category: Poetry

Talking Books

Author : James Carter
ISBN : 9781134649648
Genre : Education
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Talking Books sets out to show how some of the leading children's authors of the day respond to these and other similar questions. The authors featured are Neil Ardley, Ian Beck, Helen Cresswell, Gillian Cross, Terry Deary, Berlie Doherty, Alan Durant, Brian Moses, Philip Pullman, Celia Rees, Norman Silver, Jacqueline Wilson, and Benjamin Zephaniah. They discuss with great enthusiasm: *their childhood reading habits *how they came to be published *how they write on a daily basis *how a particular book came together *a type of writing that they are especially known for. Through in-depth interviews, they each reveal their approach to their craft. Much is know and spoken of the product that is the children's book, but it is rare that writers are given the opportunity to talk at length about the process of writing for children. Talking Books redresses the balance by presenting a wide selection of authors (of fiction, non-fiction and poetry) reflecting upon the joys and challenges of the craft, creativity and process of writing for children.
Category: Education

My World Of Poetry

Author : Jonathan Owens
ISBN : 9781469183442
Genre : Poetry
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Now you know about the people who played big roles in my life. Heres a brief description of my book. This book contains a collection of poems I wrote throughout my life. I did not put them in chronological order so the reader can figure out the puzzle of my life. Let me mind you I still didnt figure that puzzle out, and thats what this book is about. Finding yourself isnt the easiest so remember its the choices we make that define our lives. These are the choices I made the experiences I learned from. It takes a smart man to learn from his own mistakes but a wise man can learn from others. Everyone has an opinion on what life means to them. These are my opinions because I believe if you can overcome the fear of death you can truly live life.
Category: Poetry


Author : David Wevill
ISBN : 1550960954
Genre : Poetry
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Poems written with clarity and craftsmanship, this collection contemplates what is real and observable versus what is not. The verses are like asterisks that refer to somewhere else, and they strike with meditative depth and spiritual strength. Drawn from experiences in Burma, England, Spain, and the United States, these words depict moments in time and step back into silence.
Category: Poetry

Writing And Teaching To Change The World

Author : Stephanie Jones
ISBN : 9780807772829
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Perfect for use in teacher preparation courses and professional learning groups, this book shows what critical pedagogy looks like and identifies the conditions needed for it to emerge in the K–12 classroom. Focusing on and documenting their experiences with one of their most disenfranchised students, six teachers analyze and rethink what they do in the classroom and why they do it. In so doing, each comes to re-imagine who they are as teachers and as individuals. This engaging collection illuminates writing as a powerful tool for thinking deeply about how and why teachers respond to students in particular ways. Book Features: Prompts and suggested writing exercises at the end of each chapter to support teacher-writer groups. Guiding questions at the end of each chapter to support the instructional practices of K-12 teachers. Powerful stories of teachers' and students' experiences with standards, tracking practices, evaluation practices, and life. Helpful appendices, including books for further reading and an essay about the Oral Inquiry Process by Bob Fecho. “This is an important book for all teachers to read—beginners and experienced, as it confronts all of us as teachers to pay attention to the social and political contexts within which we work and consider what we often ignore—our student’s lives outside of school.” —From the Foreword by Ann Lieberman, Senior Scholar at Stanford University “Kudos to Stephanie Jones and her colleagues for making moral sense of the day-to-day craft of education.” —Carl Glickman, educator and author of The Trembling Field: Stories of Wonder, Possibilities, and Downright Craziness Stephanie Jones is associate professor in the department of educational theory and practice at The University of Georgia, and co-director of the Red Clay Writing Project. Her books include The Reading Turn-Around: A Five-Part Framework for Differentiated Instruction.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

I Am The Brother Of Xx

Author : Fleur Jaeggy
ISBN : 9780811225991
Genre : Fiction
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As concentrated as bullets, new stories by the inimitable Fleur Jaeggy Fleur Jaeggy is often noted for her terse and telegraphic style, which somehow brews up a profound paradox that seems bent on haunting the reader: despite a sort of zero-at-the-bone baseline, her fiction is weirdly also incredibly moving. How does she do it? No one knows. But here, in her newest collection, I Am the Brother of XX, she does it again. Like a magician or a master criminal, who can say how she gets away with it, but whether the stories involve famous writers (Calvino, Ingeborg Bachmann, Joseph Brodsky) or baronesses or 13th-century visionaries or tormented siblings bred up in elite Swiss boarding schools, they somehow steal your heart. And they don’t rest at that, but endlessly disturb your mind.
Category: Fiction

My Wonderful Book Of Poetry Vol Iv

Author : Craig Schaber
ISBN : 9781477123485
Genre : Poetry
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Selected random poems and poems with loving care. So in this book are loving thoughts expressed in many different ways. These poems unveil the secret of making everyday a very beautiful day. And then as a reminder that each and every day is a day to glorify the Lord and to follow in his way and if Ive helped in any way to inspire you cheer you or if these little lines of mine in any way endear you or draw you closer to GOD or one another or helped you recognize the fact that every mans a brother then Ill be very grateful that GOD looked down on me and helped me write this little book and to sign it LOVINGLY CRAIG SCHABER
Category: Poetry

Without Looking Too Far

Author : Matthew Henningsen
ISBN : 9781425962296
Genre : Fiction
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The line that separates good and evil has become blurred over the past fifty years. It happened so gradually that most people didn't even see it coming. Many people still don't know it has occurred. The moral atmosphere in America has become decayed and deteriorated. Something must be done before we reach the point of no return. This book contains chapters for grandparents, parents, children to age 12, teenagers, young adults, teachers, religious leaders, police, attorneys, medical profession, business executives, employees, internet, entertainment, newspapers, TV journalists, professional athletes and the government. Sex, drugs, murders, corporate corruption, racial inequality and political shenanigans are just a few things covered in this book. Virtually every area of our lives has been infected with evil, from computers and sports to the greatest tragedy Americans have witnessed, September 11, 2001. Just in case September 11th wasn't enough of a wake-up call to all Americans, this book will surely open many eyes to the evil that surrounds our great country. It's time to wake up and smell the coffee. It's time for all Americans to join hands, hearts, minds and voices to eliminate the evil that has taken up residence in this wonderful land we all call home. If we succeed in our efforts, we will, once again, become a beacon of love, freedom, morality and truth to the entire world. If we fail in our efforts, we will be doomed! The choice is yours.
Category: Fiction

Darkness Before Dawn

Author : Various Authors
ISBN : 9781622034512
Genre : Psychology
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There’s no shortage of psychology self-help books on depression—but this collection, envisioned and edited by Sounds True founder Tami Simon, is not one of them. You won’t be revisiting familiar therapies or antidepressant options. What you will find is a gathering of 16 exceptional and compassionate teachers who have faced profound depression themselves. Their purpose? To radically shift the way that we perceive the experience. To offer insights and practices that reach beyond conventional models. And to help us receive depression’s uninvited yet singular gifts. The guidance presented here supports traditional psychotherapy and medication as valuable tools. But for those who’ve found these approaches incomplete—or seek to help others at an impasse—there’s much to discover within these pages, including: Thomas Moore, PhD, on Saturn’s gifts; Sally Kempton on shifting from suffering and into witnessing awareness; poet Mark Nepo on embracing both emptiness and aliveness; Mary Pipher, PhD, on how despair can open us to long-hidden joy; Christina Baldwin on “ineffable sorrow”; Parker J. Palmer, PhD, on finding meaning and connection through the experience of depression; plus exceptional contributions by Ann Marie Chiasson, MD; James Gordon, MD; Sandra Ingerman; Karla McLaren; Robert Augustus Masters, PhD; Amy Weintraub; Jeff Foster; Elizabeth Rabia Roberts, EdD; Michael Bernard Beckwith; and Reginald A. Ray, PhD.
Category: Psychology

Writing To Change The World

Author : Mary Pipher, PhD
ISBN : 9781440679469
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Reviving Ophelia, Another Country, and The Shelter of Each Other comes an inspirational book that shows how words can change the world. Words are the most powerful tools at our disposal. With them, writers have saved lives and taken them, brought justice and confounded it, started wars and ended them. Writers can change the way we think and transform our definitions of right and wrong. Writing to Change the World is a beautiful paean to the transformative power of words. Encapsulating Mary Pipher's years as a writer and therapist, it features rousing commentary, personal anecdotes, memorable quotations, and stories of writers who have helped reshape society. It is a book that will shake up readers' beliefs, expand their minds, and possibly even inspire them to make their own mark on the world.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Eye Poetry

Author : Peggy Flora
ISBN : 9781479713943
Genre : Poetry
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This book is a collection of personal poetry. It contains some prose and even a short story. Eye Poetry will make you think, laugh, and smile. It will bring to light your feelings on the many trials of life. If you are a lover of simple delights, and words that describe, by all means read Eye Poetry. It is one persons views on life but more like a friend telling you a story. It will entertain you. Its the kind of book that can sit on your coffee table or go with you on a long drive. There are rhymes that you will remember for days and ones that will tickle you in the moment. Eye Poetry is a great bed time story or even a morning amusement.
Category: Poetry

Poems To Jesus Christ

Author : Kassi Ydris
ISBN : 9781469149226
Genre : Poetry
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walk amongst the wild-berries my children to reach the natal plums teach the young to be wise in God's garden there are many flowers with thorns even thorns give new life in the sun. America, America a wise man once told me, "Don't waste your life being sad ... there is more happiness in love than hate there is more joy in cheerfulness than bitterness look up at the sky my sons, my daughters, my children, you are not the lonely ones." America, America.
Category: Poetry

Inspirationalism Poetry

Author : Guillermo E. Vargas
ISBN : 1452002991
Genre : Poetry
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inspirationalism is a way to express yourself. I depict my situations in life and put them in words. I get inspired to write by listening to music, watching movies or life experiences. My writings are about love, depression and hate. At the end love overcomes all in my book. The book is my heart on paper.
Category: Poetry

My Life My Times My Poems

Author : John Anthony Banfield
ISBN : 146789253X
Genre : Literary Collections
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John's life started at the beginning of World War Two, when he was evacuated from London as a baby, to various homes in the South of England. Some were very good homes but others were a nightmare.
Category: Literary Collections

The Art Of Red Poetry

Author : Red Poet
ISBN : 9781465338136
Genre : Poetry
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The Art of Red Poetry a series of poetry meant to questi on the individual of today’s world. The color red based the theme of the craft seeing that Red is the color that represents many aspects and factors we live by such as: Love, Hate, War, Passion, Blood, Fire etc. This is the 1st of many and the beginning to the end. Ladies and Gentlemen, Kings and Queens, My friends This is The Art of Red Poetry!
Category: Poetry

How Poetry Can Change Your Heart

Author : Andrea Gibson
ISBN : 1452171807
Genre : Self-Help
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How can a poem transform a life? Could poetry change the world? In this accessible volume, spoken-word stars Andrea Gibson and Megan Falley roll out the welcome mat and prove that poetry is for everyone. Whether lapsed poetry lovers, aspiring poets, or total novices, readers will learn to uncover verse in unexpected places, find their way through a poem when they don't quite "get it," and discover just how transformative poetry can be. This is a gorgeous and inspiring gift for any fan of the written word.
Category: Self-Help

My Poetry And Thoughts In Black And White

Author : Karla Henderson
ISBN : 9781465316318
Genre : Poetry
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This is a collection of poetry and thoughts through my eyes and the way I see the world or have experienced it. I know that if I can make a difference in the lives of others with my words, I know I was successful in making the world a better place to live and my journey through life was well worth taking. This book is easy to read and includes something for all ages. A long awaited dream come true.
Category: Poetry

Walking On The Boundaries Of Change

Author : Sara Holbrook
ISBN : PSU:000043335961
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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A collection of poems touching on the complex questions kids have between youth and adulthood.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction