Essential Poems from the Staying Alive Trilogy

Essential Poems from the Staying Alive Trilogy

Neil Astley


"Staying Alive", "Being Alive" and "Being Human" have brought many millions of recent readers to modern poetry, and feature helped poetry fans to find the little identified riches of global poetry. each one anthology within the Staying Alive trilogy has 500 poems to the touch the center, stir the brain and fireplace the spirit. those books were drastically well liked by readers, specially as reward books and bedside partners. The poems - by means of writers from many components of the area - have emotional strength, highbrow aspect and playful wit. This new pocketbook collection of a hundred crucial poems from the trilogy is a Staying Alive shuttle better half (also on hand as an e-book). in addition to deciding upon favorite poems from the trilogy - readers' and writers' offerings in addition to his personal favourites - editor Neil Astley presents historical past notes at the poets and poems. This structure makes it much more appropriate as a present e-book for all these humans you are yes would really like sleek poetry if merely they have been acquainted with some of these poems. those crucial poems are all approximately being human, being alive and staying alive: approximately love and loss; worry and longing; damage and beauty; conflict and loss of life; grief and anguish; beginning, growing to be up and relations; time, growing older and mortality; reminiscence, self and id; religion, wish and trust; attractiveness of inadequacy and making do - all of human lifestyles in 100 hugely person, common poems.

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