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Abies the book is divided into sections on childhood growing up making a living and making love family life getting older and approaching death ending with poems of mourning and commemorationRanging from Chaucer to Car. The book opens with a beautiful heart felt preface from Laura Barber the curator of this book of poetry She tells the reader th

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Penguin's Poems for Life

Taking its inspiration from Shakespeare's idea of the seven ages of a human life this new anthology brings together the best loved poems in English to inspire comfort and delight readers for a lifetime Beginning with b. PopSugar s 2015 Reading Challenge a book based entirely on its coverPoem for an Uninspired Poetry CollectionI have a very prett

Laura Barber É 7 REVIEW

Ol Ann Duffy via Shakespeare Keats and Lemn Sissay this book offers something for each of those moments in life whether falling in love finding your first grey hair or saying your final goodbyes when only a poem will d. Very good introduction to general poetry and will be useful to dip in and out of for future reference


10 thoughts on “Penguin's Poems for Life

  1. says:

    PopSugar's 2015 Reading Challenge a book based entirely on its coverPoem for an Uninspired Poetry CollectionI have a very pretty bookits cover’s uite divineClothbound hard backed ribboned thingNo crinkles on its spineIt claims its poems are for lifea most ambitious goalI’m sad to say but not surprisedits best a fracti

  2. says:

    Poems to take you from birth through life and then a little beyond Here is the perfect book of verse to inspire comfort and delight you for a lifetime Whether you ae celebrating the birth of a baby falling in love

  3. says:

    A nice sprinkle of poems for each of Shakespeare's seven ages of a life that's the inspiration for this book Everything you'd expect to be here is here William Wordsworth's Ode Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood Kipling's If Matthew Arnold's Dover Beach Keats' To Autumn Eliot's Love Song of J Alfred Prufrock A

  4. says:

    Today I woke up and was in the mood for some poetry reading as the snow was gently falling down outside my window and my head ached terribly My main problem was that I just couldn't choose between Yeats' mythical fairy like poems or Tennyson's classic and undying writings so I chose to settle upon this which seemed and was an agreeable compromise as it contained both Penguin's Poems for Life has a rather ambitious aim to

  5. says:

    A good collection of poems where the main theme is going through the different stages of life Very insightful and meaningful Essentially a joy to read Birth death You name it all the experiences are there

  6. says:

    The book opens with a beautiful heart felt preface from Laura Barber the curator of this book of poetry She tells the reader that the structure of the book was inspired by a passage from 'As You Like It' in which the character Jacues describes a human life as having seven distinct stages This collection of poems is guaranteed to the reader t

  7. says:

    Very good introduction to general poetry and will be useful to dip in and out of for future reference

  8. says:

    Selection of what I lovedRudyard Kipling IfLewis Carroll Rules and RegulationsLemn Sissay Going PlacesWH Davies LeisureBen Okri I Held You in

  9. says:

    A lovely anthology of poems from Chaucer with helpful definitions on the side right up to Carol Ann Duffy and everyone in between A good range of Elizabethan Romantic Era and contemporary poets I like how the poems are grouped into the seven stages of life based upon the famous 'All the world's a stage' monologue in Shakespeare's 'As You Lik

  10. says:

    A decent book of poems but not as good as Garrison Keillor's collection Good Poems for Hard Times