Add this book to bookshelf
Grey 902feb64d8b6d481ab8ddda06fbebbba4c95dfa9b7936a7beeb197266cd8b846
Write a new comment Default profile 50px
Grey 902feb64d8b6d481ab8ddda06fbebbba4c95dfa9b7936a7beeb197266cd8b846
Spinner ae25b23ec1304e55286f349b58b08b50e88aad5748913a7eb729246ffefa31c9
Horses Make a Landscape Look More Beautiful - Poems - cover

Horses Make a Landscape Look More Beautiful - Poems

Alice Walker

Publisher: Open Road Media

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0

Summary

In Alice Walker’s fourth collection of poetry, simple observations from a life well lived balance an unflinching examination of critical global worries The title of this collection comes from a Native American shaman who, reflecting on the terrible problems brought by white colonizers, nearly forgave them all because with the settlers came horses to the North American Plains. And, indeed, in these poems we find Alice Walker seeking a saving grace even in the most difficult circumstances, and in the hearts of the most brutal oppressors. Here Walker’s attention turns toward the small moments and subliminal exchanges between lovers and enemies, even as her verse addresses concerns as vast as the choking of the planet by war and pollution.This ebook features an illustrated biography of Alice Walker including rare photos from the author’s personal collection.

Who read this book also read:

  • The Cabinetmaker's Window - Poems - cover

    The Cabinetmaker's Window - Poems

    Steve Scafidi

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    "Dying never / ends for us. It only slowly rearranges us," writes Steve Scafidi in his poignant new collection. Inspired by his own work as a cabinetmaker -- defined by the peppery dust from the woodworker planing a walnut board, turning an oak spindle at the lathe, or honing chisels while gazing out a window -- Scafidi's poems reveal both the tenuous and the everlasting nature of existence.
    Show book
  • The Call of the Wild - cover

    The Call of the Wild

    Jack London

    • 0
    • 3
    • 0
    The Call of the Wild is a 1903 novel by Jack London
    Show book
  • A Year with Rilke - Daily Readings from the Best of Rainer Maria Rilke - cover

    A Year with Rilke - Daily...

    Joanna Macy, Anita Barrows

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    One of the most beloved poets of the twentieth century, Rainer Maria Rilke is widely celebrated for his depth of insight and timeless relevance. He has influenced generations of writers with his classic Letters to a Young Poet, and his reflections on the divine and our place in the world are disarmingly profound. A Year with Rilke provides the first ever reading from Rilke for every day of the year, including selections from his luminous poetry, his piercing prose, and his intimate letters and journals. Rilke is a trusted guide amid the bustle of our daily experience, reflecting on such themes as impermanence, the beauty of creation, the voice of God, and the importance of solitude. With new translations from the editors, whose acclaimed translation of Rilke's The Book of Hours won an ardent readership, this collection reveals the depth and breadth of Rilke's acclaimed work.
    Show book
  • The Oberon Glossary of Theatrical Terms - cover

    The Oberon Glossary of...

    Colin Winslow

    • 1
    • 1
    • 0
    Anyone who has ever had to call a plumber, let alone try to fathom a computer handbook, will be fatally familiar with the bewilderment of the outsider exposed to the shop-talk of professions other than his or her own. Do you know your Mirror Scrims from your Mirror Balls? Or your Get Outs from your Get Ins? Or indeed your Get Offs? If not, The Oberon Glossary of Theatrical Terms 2nd edition is here to help you out. The Oberon Glossary of Theatrical Terms 2nd edition is a new edition of the successful A-Z which includes explanations of over 1,300 technical, backstage, acting, musical, dance and show business terms in common usage. Completely revised and updated, this concise and compact glossary explains and clarifies all theatre jargon. From amateur dramatics fans to West End directors, this new book is a must have addition to the bookshelves of all theatre and performing arts aficionados.
    Show book
  • May Sarton - A Self-Portrait - cover

    May Sarton - A Self-Portrait

    May Sarton

    • 1
    • 2
    • 0
    This transcript from the film World of Light: A Portrait of May Sarton illuminates the life and writing of the poet while celebrating the joys of creativity, love, and solitude In June of 1979, May Sarton answered the questions of two filmmakers and read to them from her poetry. This four-day “jam session” ultimately became an acclaimed documentary about her life and work.   For Sarton, the muse has always been female, and the writer says that her own poems “tell me where to go.” In this rare and inspiring window into a singular woman’s soul, Sarton speaks candidly about everything from how a single image opened the door to writing about her mother to the importance of transparency in art and life. She shares insights into her very personal art, including the unusual people and events that provide inspiration, how creativity can grow out of pain, solitude as a two-edged sword, the difficulties of being a female poet, and the ways love can open “the door into one’s own secret and . . . frightening real self.”   Featuring sections entitled “On Inner Space,” “On Nature,” and “On Love,” this revealing volume is also about the need go on, even when up against overwhelming odds. May Sarton: A Self-Portrait pays tribute to an artist’s vision and serves as a revealing window into a fascinating life.
    Show book
  • Pythonesque - cover

    Pythonesque

    Roy Smiles

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    See Cleese's first audition. Hear the simpering paternalism of David Frost. Be touched by the religious furore over the 'Life of Brian'. Comprehend the true meaning of the coconuts in 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail'!Pythonesque premiered at the Edinburgh Comedy Festival, in August 2009.
    Show book