Haikus érotiques : Extraits de La Fleur du bout et du Tonneau de saule

By Anonymous

L’humour, los angeles malice et los angeles satire sont au cœur de ces poèmes populaires érotiques composés à los angeles fin du XVIIIe siècle et au début du XIXe siècle au Japon, pour fixer dans l’instant, à los angeles façon d’un Boccace ou d’un l. a. Fontaine, un travers, un mouvement d’humeur ou un jeu de mots.

La resource principale d’observation est los angeles vie sexuelle de tous les jours, celle des moines, de l. a. vie conjugale, des courtisanes, des veuves ou des domestiques, sans oublier les espiègles pratiques des dames du palais. Dans l’ombre des monastères, des maisons de thé, des palais ou de l’alcôve familiale, hommes et femmes se donnent en spectacle pour le divertissement de nos poètes indiscrets et notre plus grand plaisir.

Puisse le lecteur parcourir ces poèmes illustrés dans le même esprit.

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The Complete Poetry and Selected Prose of John Donne (Modern Library Classics)

By John Donne

This smooth Library variation includes all of John Donne's nice metaphysical love poetry. listed here are such famous songs and sonnets as "A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning," "The Extasie," and "A Nocturnall Upon S. Lucies Day," in addition to the affection elegies "Jealosie," "His Parting From Her," and "To His Mistris Going to Bed." offered besides are Donne's satires, epigrams, verse letters, and holy sonnets, with his such a lot bold and significant poems, the Anniversaries. furthermore, there's a beneficiant sampling of Donne's prose, together with a lot of his inner most letters; Ignatius His Conclave, a satiric onslaught at the Jesuits; excerpts from Biathanatos, his celebrated safeguard of suicide; and his most renowned sermons, concluding with the ultimate "Death's Duell." "We have in simple terms to learn [Donne]," wrote Virginia Woolf, "to undergo the sound of that passionate and penetrating voice, and his determine rises back around the waste of the years extra erect, extra imperious, extra inscrutable than any of his time."

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A Guide to the Maximus Poems of Charles Olson

By George F. Butterick

Praised through his contemporaries and emulated via his successors, Charles Olson (1910-1970) used to be declared by means of William Carlos Williams to be "a significant poet with a sweep of knowing of the realm, a sense for different males that staggers me." this entire version brings jointly the 3 volumes of Olson's lengthy poem (originally released in 1960, 1968, and 1975) in an authoritative version.

From the introduction:

"Charles Olson writes on the shut of his Mayan Letters, 'The hassle is, it's very tricky, to be either a poet and, an historian.' the load can be simply as nice upon the reader. the foremost hassle, and it may be discouraging, is the massive quantity of reference had to populate a poem that seeks to occupy and expand the area. The consultant to the utmost Poems offers the scholarship invaluable for interpreting those poems that are as advanced and allusive as Pound's Cantos. It contains a sequence of annotations, relocating via all 3 volumes Olson's epic paintings, web page via web page, line through line, making a choice on names of people and areas, overseas works and words, and delivering the ideal resources of many literary and old allusions and borrowings."

This is a test. It's quite often good captured yet there are a handful of pages that get a little bring to an end.

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Burning in Water, Drowning in Flame: Selected Poems 1955-1973

By Charles Bukowski

Charles Bukowski is one in all America's best-known modern writers of poetry and prose, and, many might declare, its so much influential and imitated poet. He used to be born in Andernach, Germany, and raised in la, the place he lived for 50 years. He released his first tale in 1944, while he was once twenty-four, and started writing poetry on the age of thirty-five.

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The Human Line

By Ellen Bass

“Poetry,” writes best-selling writer Ellen Bass, “is the best way I beware, get pleasure from, provide compliment, fight, grieve, rage, and pray. It’s the best way I include my love for the world.”

The Human Line, Bass’ 7th booklet of poems, startles with its specific aspect, intimate pictures, and wild metaphors. Bass brings recognition to life’s endearing absurdities, and plenty of of the poems flash with a prepared humorousness. She additionally faces a few of the the most important ethical dilemmas of our time—genetic engineering, environmental concerns, non-stop conflict, heterosexism—and grounds her imaginative and prescient within the small, inner most workings of the heart.

 . . . whilst i am getting home,
my son has a headache, and although he’s
almost grown, asks me to sing him a song.
We lie jointly at the lumpy couch
and I warble out the previous exhibit tunes, evening and Day . . .
They Can’t Take That clear of Me . . . A cheap
silver chain shimmers throughout his throat
rising and falling along with his pulse. There by no means was
anything else. purely those excruciatingly
insignificant creatures we love.

Ellen Bass is co-author of the million-selling e-book Courage to Heal. She lives and teaches in Santa Cruz, California.

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The 100 Best Love Poems of All Time

By Leslie Pockell

Phrases of affection ...and seduction, heartbreak, adoration, and keenness. right here during this transportable treasury are the a hundred such a lot relocating and remarkable love poems of all time, every one followed by means of an illuminating creation. Revisit the Classics: "He Is greater than a Hero" by means of Sappho Sonnet 18 ("Let Me to not the wedding of precise Minds") via William Shakespeare "She Walks in attractiveness" by way of Lord Byron get pleasure from previous Favorites: "To My expensive and Loving Husband" via Anne Bradstreet "The Owl and the tom cat" via Edward Lear "When i used to be One and Twenty" via A. E. Housman Make stunning Discoveries: "Your Catfish pal" via Richard Brautigan "To Alice B. Toklas" by way of Gertrude Stein "Valentine" via Donald corridor "True Love" through Judith Viorst hold this booklet at any place you cross. it is a ideal significant other to learn on my own or to percentage with that distinctive individual on your existence. The a hundred most sensible Love Poems of all Time.

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Edgar Allan Poe: Poetry and Tales

By Edgar Allan Poe

Poe's entire poetry and fiction, accrued for the 1st time, together with his extraordinary and haunting poems, his vintage stories of puzzle, horror, and suspense, and his funny sketches. contains well-known tales equivalent to "The Fall of the home of Usher," and "The Murders within the Rue Morgue," together with his most well liked poems comparable to "Annabel Lee," "The Raven," and lesser-known works, and his strange prose-poem "Eureka." This quantity screens Poe's amazing variety and approach, in addition to his present for revealing the darker probabilities of human adventure.

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Duino Elegies & The Sonnets to Orpheus (Vintage International)

By Rainer Maria Rilke

On hand for the 1st time in one quantity, Ranier Maria Rilke’s so much loved sequences of poems rendered via his such a lot devoted translator. Rilke is definitely the 20th century’s most vital and compelling poet of romantic transformation and religious quest. His poems of ecstatic id with the realm exert perennial fascination. In Stephen Mitchell’s types of Rilke’s maximum masterpieces readers will observe an English rendering that captures the lyric depth, fluency, and achieve of his poetry. Stephen Mitchell adheres impeccably to Rilke’s textual content, to his formal song, and to the complexity of his inspiration; even as, Mitchell’s paintings has authority and tool as poetry in its personal correct.

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Collected Poems, 1919-1976

By Allen Tate

One of many early-twentieth century Southern intellectuals and artists of the early 20th century referred to as the Agrarians, Allen Tate wrote poetry that used to be rooted strongly in that region's past—in the land, the folks, and the traditions of the yank South in addition to within the kinds and issues of the vintage poets. In "Ode to the accomplice Dead"— normally well-known as his maximum poem—he delineates either the horror of the sight of rows of tombstones at a accomplice cemetery and the respect that such sacrifice embodies, leading to "a masterpiece that may no longer be transcended" (William Pratt).

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The Fact of the Matter: Poems

By Sally Keith

Relocating from the mundane to the profound, first via remark of truth and subject, then transferring point of view, enticing a deeper experience of self, those poems re-imagine issues nice and small, making us care deeply concerning the international round us. during this cultivated and intricately crafted assortment, Sally Keith indicates the self as a crucible of force—that which compels us to exert ourselves upon the area, and in the meantime renders us liable to it. strength wherein a line unfurls—as in Robert Smithson’s mammoth Spiral Jetty—or leads with ahead motion—a educate hurdling alongside the west-reaching railroad; Edweard Muybridge’s photographic reels charting animal and human locomotion. With poems impressive of their readability, beautiful of their matter-of-factness, Keith examines the most unlikely and inevitable privateness of being an individual on this planet, in the meantime negotiating an inexorable pull towards the locations we name home—one we alternately attempt to fail to withstand.

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