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Here is My Heart: Love Poems

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This collection of poems celebrates love, that most universal of emotions. The selections are as varied as the experience of love and are by turns playful, enduring, joyful, and surprising. Well-known poets are represented in addition to newer voices. Delicate watercolors by Jane Dyer present the many moods of love in exquisite detail. Here Is My Heart is a valentine for y ...more
Hardcover, 64 pages
Published February 23rd 1999 by Little Brown and Company (first published February 1999)
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Michelle Kwait

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This book seems to informally section itself through the various subcategories of love: for example, poems that are about Valentine's Day are grouped together. The accompanying illustrations are soft and playful, following the happy theme of the book itself, laced with quotes. A quick, simple read that focuses on the uplifting, versus the tragic emotions love can bring.


The illustrations are extremely pretty, but would seem to appeal
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