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READ º Second Childhood Poems ¶ ❰Epub❯ ➝ Second Childhood Poems Author Fanny Howe – Helpyouantib.co.uk The new poetry collection by Fanny Howe whose body of work seems larger stranger and permanent with each new book she publishes Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize citation People want to be poets for reasons tha The new poetry collectEment and commitment to social justice In Second Childhood the observing poet is an impersonal figure who accompanies Howe in her encounters with chance and mystery She is not one age or the other in one time or another She writes The first uestion in the Catechism is What was humanity born for To be happy is the correct answer. People want to be poets for reasons that have little to do with languageIt is the life of the poet that they want I thinkEven the glow of loneliness and humiliationTo walk in the gutter with a bottle of wineSome people's lives are poetic than a poemA decent but not heart stopping collection of poems The strongest was Loneliness which I read several times I probably won't remember the rest although there were lines here and there that struck me

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D humiliation To walk in the gutter with a bottle of wine Some people's lives are poetic than a poem and Francis is certainly one of these I know because he walked beside me for that short time whether you believe it or not from OutremerFanny Howe's poetry is known for its lyricism fragmentation experimentation religious engag. Because this is a poetry collection I can't honestly tell you the specifics of what it is about It will be different for each reader What I can say is that while some of the poems included in this short book were blasé to me others were profound For than that you'll have to read it for yourself

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Second Childhood PoemsThe new poetry collection by Fanny Howe whose body of work Second Childhood PDFEPUBseems larger stranger and permanent with each new book she publishes Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize citation People want to be poets for reasons that have little to do with language It's the life of the poet that they want Even the glow of loneliness an. Wow The title poem especially hit me Howe a Guggenheim fellow with than 20 books out has won the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize an award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize for lifetime achievement from the Poetry Foundation and other award and this collection illustrates whySome favorite lines Only if you re insane or asleepand the gods and animalspound their way inon a divine night windI have a fairy rosary called Silver who answersuestions when I dangle her in the sun at the window I decided to stop becoming an adult That day I choseto blur facts fail at tests and slouch under a hood Your brain is still becomingan independent beingwhile your heart always needs air I had an infant who was an orphan who livedbetween my earsIts sobs could only be heardwhen it circled the pumpA heart is a mind that's only tryingto think without an unconsciousThe tentacle is a brain too