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A poet for the ages

Alice Mackenzie Swaim

A poet for the ages

Alice Mackenzie Swaim"s poems

by Alice Mackenzie Swaim

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Published by AuthorHouse in Bloomington, In .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-200).

Statementselected and compiled by Joan Prescott.
ContributionsPrescott, Joan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3537.W3 P64 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination200 p. :
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23212526M
ISBN 109781434364371
LC Control Number2008900396

  A poet as a young man, making a poem, A poem comes alive, and a poet shows what readers are looking for when they read the poem and how it makes them think that what is interpreted. It has also been described in the book that how at various stages and ages of life a poet has multiple different kinds of mindset up and how that changes a poem. The Poet And His Book. Down, you mongrel, Death! Back into your kennel! I have stolen breath In a stalk of fennel! From the dust of ages Lift this little book, Turn the tattered pages, Read me, do not let me die! Search the fading letters, finding Steadfast in the broken binding.


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