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No matter what the occasion, this collection of poems is the perfect gift to cheer up a friend or family member. Here, in this compact volume, are 100 poems written by the world's greatest poets, some inspiring, some hilarious, and all memorable. Each delightful poem is preceded by an illuminating headnote. Among the poems included are classics, such as Schiller's "Ode to...more
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Published March 14th 2008 by Grand Central Publishing (first published 2008)
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Judine
I loved that this book was a light fun read, which made it great for bedtime. Since the poems are broken up into different categories (nature, religion, humor), it would also be good for picking the right poem at the right time. Personal favorites include "I Shall Paint My Nails Red" (which found its way into a group interpretation piece this year), and the various selections from Robert Louis Stevenson's Child's Garden of Verse (which I really feel I should read straight through now).
Sheri Fresonke Harper
The edition’s merit lies in its attempt to raise a person’s spirit with poetry touching you with nature, nonsense poems, insights on spirituality and with poets who talked about meeting down-hearted people and needing to cheer them up. I found myself laughing many times, read more :
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Mr. V.
I love the way this book is organized! A fun and varied collection that will make you smile, as it promises.
Laura Gilfillan
I thoroughly enjoyed this collection of poetry. There were quite a few old favorites, and several new finds. It's the sort of collection I would like to read again to find the kind of poetry I most enjoy.
Shannon Reed
I found some of the poems to be the antithesis of the title (Bobby McFerrin's "Don't Worry Be Happy"??? Not a poem! And won't lift my spirits!) but several more were new and wonderful to me. Loving Rita Dove.
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