Life Could Be Verse: Reflections on Love, Loss, and What Really Matters

Life Could Be Verse: Reflections on Love, Loss, and What Really Matters


For his 98th birthday, Kirk Douglas deals us an intimate check out his existence. via a set of poetry, prose and images, he pulls the curtain all of the long ago exposing the bombs and blockbusters of either the non-public elements. From simple poems written for his loved spouse, Ann, of 60 years, to poems written for his 4 boys after they have been nonetheless small, Douglas' phrases are comical, sentimental, romantic, and infrequently painful. He chaperones us during the levels of his existence, together with the premature dying of his youngest son, and stocks nostalgic photos of the opposite 'leading girls' in his lifelike Marlene Dietrich, Lauren Bacall, and Bridget Bardot. Kirk Douglas is an American legend―crowned as one of many maximum male monitor legends in American movie background through the yank movie Institute. And, at ninety seven, he's the top ranked individual at the checklist alive this present day. lifestyles should be Verse's appealing layout makes it a memento for the myriad of Kirk Douglas' enthusiasts who've loved "Spartacus" for plenty of, many many years.

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