How Lovely the Ruins

How Lovely the Ruins

Inspirational Poems and Words for Difficult Times

Book - 2017 | First edition.
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"In our tumultuous cultural and political climate, many Americans are finding hope and meaning in poetry and inspirational quotes, as noted by numerous media outlets such as The Atlantic, The Guardian, and NPR, and as evidenced by the frequent posting of poetry online. Like many of us, the editors at Spiegel & Grau were inspired by the shared poems, and put together this collection of poems and words for difficult times. Contributors include Maya Angelou ("Still I Rise"), W.H. Auden, Danez Smith, Naomi Shihab Nye, Maggie Smith, Alice Walker, Langston Hughes, Elizabeth Alexander, and many others. This is an uplifting volume that will be read for years to come by anyone facing challenging circumstances"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Spiegel & Grau, 2017.
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780399592836
Branch Call Number: 808.8035 HOW LOV
Characteristics: xviii, 198 pages ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Alexander, Elizabeth 1962-


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Mixing classic and contemporary poetry and short prose, the diverse poets in this volume smooth out our jagged human edges in order to highlight our shared experiences and vibrant perspectives.

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