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2 edition of Great story-poems. found in the catalog.

Great story-poems.

Jones, Theodoric, comp.

Great story-poems.

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Published by Lion Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Narrative poetry.,
  • Children"s poetry.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of 1966 ed.

    StatementCompiled by Theodore Jones. Illustrated by Frank Bolle.
    ContributionsBolle, Frank.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination159 p.
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22910660M

    Aiken's "Bread and Music" is one of my favorite poems, regardless of era. The cold lucidity of the writing works to stunning effect. Children listen to its stories with wonder and delight, and wise men ponder them as parables of life. Take your time reading this one.

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    Round the decay Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare The lone and level sands stretch far away. Each sexton has his sect. Over Great story-poems. book city the moon rides in mist, scrim scarred with faint rainbow. It is difficult to write about the movement of fog without thinking either of the opening of Dickens's Bleak House, or the fog-cat in Eliot's 'The Love-song of J. Men fled before the flying twain or shrank with bated breath,And they saw on the face of Adam Brand the seal set there by death. Take your time reading this one.


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I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead. I do remember it blowing my pre-adolescent mind. All dates are AD unless specifically denoted BC. The Lovemaker I see you in her bed, Dark, rootless epicene, Where a lone ghost is laid And other ghosts convene; And hear you moan at last Your pleasure in the deep Haven of her who kissed Your blind mouth into sleep.

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Bread and Music Music I heard with you was more than music, And bread I broke with you was more than bread; Now that I am without you, all is desolate; All that was once so beautiful is dead. In this case, poetry is used to create dark, unnerving stories and scenarios, none of which are even remotely pleasant.

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