Bartlett's Poems for Occasions

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Little, Brown, 3 wrz 2007 - 544
Bartlett's Poems for Occasions, an entertaining, thought-provoking companion to the bestselling Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, is the book to turn to for any circumstance -- from birth to death and everything in between.

Under the direction of esteemed poet and writer Geoffrey O'Brien, Bartlett's Poems for Occasions will inspire you to turn to poetry to celebrate a new baby or marriage, toast a colleague, cheer a graduate, honor a birthday, deliver a eulogy, or add zest to a holiday party. It is the perfect solution to the age-old question, What should I say?
 

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THE CYCLES OF NATURE
3
AUTUMN
25
WINTER
31
THE ROUND OF THE YEAR
41
VALENTINES DAY
48
THE CHRISTMAS SEASON
78
CHILDHOOD
100
YOUTH AND ITS PLEASURES
123
CONTENTMENT
265
THE WORKING LIFE
272
LOVE AND PASSION
282
When in disgrace with fortune and mens eyes 293 William Shakespeare When in disgrace with fortune and mens eyes
294
Song 302 Thomas Carew Song
303
She was a Phantom of delight
309
How do I love thee? Let me count
315
SEPARATIONS AND FAREWELLS
341

INTO ADULTHOOD
136
MARRIAGE
146
RETIREMENT FROM WORK AND FROM THE WORLD
183
AGING
191
On the Death of
231
Sleep brings no joy
237
Requiescat
243
THE HUMAN CONDITION
251
SOLITUDE
361
ENDURANCE RESISTANCE AND SURVIVAL
394
SPIRITUAL AWAKENING
400
PUBLIC MOMENTS AND ULTIMATE MATTERS
411
IN TIME OF WAR
420
FROM THE AMERICAN STORY
437
THE UNKNOWN AND THE UNKNOWABLE
472
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Geoffrey O'Brien is the editor-in-chief of The Library of America, and author of fifteen books, most recently The Fall of the House of Walworth, and other works including Hardboiled America, Dream Time, The Phantom Empire, The Times Square Story, The Browser's Ecstasy, Castaways of the Image Planet, and Sonata for Jukebox. He has contributed frequently to The New York Review of Books, Artforum, Film Comment, and other publications. He lives in New York City.

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