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A Pocketful of Poems: Vintage Verse, Volume I
by David Madden
One of David Madden's Pocketful series (including titles in fiction, poetry, drama, and the essay), this slim volume includes over 100 of the most familiar and most taught poems, arranged alphabetically. Priced to be affordably packaged with two or even three other volumes, each book in the Pocketful series can also be used separately.This text will range from classic, tra ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published May 4th 2005 by Wadsworth Publishing
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I picked up this book after I realized it was a textbook for a poetry class that I'm hoping to land in for next fall. I found myself irritated at myself for not picking up the meaning of poems and the various terms. While the professor loaned me a couple of books, which have been helpful — I am really enjoying the selection of poems. In addition, it demonstrates the markup of how a poem with the various elements. While I take notes in class, I have enjoyed reading the poems to try to figure out ...more