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    Dear Mr SethI am compelled to composeA review in verse And have forgotten all about the proseI'm afraid some day soonI am going to beA girl who eventalks in poetryYour poems have made me laughYour poems have made me cryAnd God help meThey've e

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    After a long and wretched flightThat stretched from daylight into nightWhere babies wept and tempers shatteredAnd the plane lurched and whiskey splatteredOver my plastic food I cameTo claim my bags from Baggage ClaimAround the carousel went aroundThe anxious travelers sought and foundTheir bags intact or gently batteredBut to my foolish eyes what matteredWas a brave suitcase red and smallThat circled round not mine at allI knew t

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    This collection of poems is divided into five sections Romantic Residues in which the poems are about past loves and the memories attached to them; In Other Voices poems told from the viewpoints of a varied set of characters Mirza Ghalib; a Japanese doctor on the day of the bombing of Hiroshima; a German command

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    ProtocolsWhat can I say to you? How can I now retractAll that that fool my voice has spoken–Now that the facts are plain the placid surface crackedThe protocols of friendship broken? I cannot walk by day as now I walk at dawnPast

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    Possibly my favorite book of poetry Simply written but perfectly beautiful And funny without being tongue in cheek The author doesn't take himself too seriously

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    Can't fault a student of rhyme and meter for employing the tools but I feel here they are inartfully aggressive

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    All you who sleep tonight Far from the ones you love No hand to left or right And emptiness above – Know that you aren’t alone The whole world shares your tears Some for two nights or one And some for all their yearsThis book ev

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    PRANDIAL PLAINT My love I love your breasts I love your noseI love your accent and I love your toesI am your slave One word and I obeyBut please don't slurp your coffee in that way VOICES Voices in my headChanting 'Kisses BreadProve

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    Dreadful The good ones can't cancel out certain odious rhymes

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    Excerpt from poem The Golden Gate BridgeThe engineering dean's replyTo her who saidIf such a manmade thing should lieMetaled and deadAcross God's natural world why shouldWe think it best? That's a fine pendant on

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Summary Ù eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ☆ Vikram Seth

Ove in Suzhou China and across the Golden Gate Bridge on its fiftieth anniversary Throughout he displays the lyricism and attentiveness that distinguish the best poets of every eraClear as a glacial pool often as deep Vikram Seth's new poems shine with unfashionable virtues Seth gives joy by writing brilliantly well unafraid to feel and to start us feeling X J Kenne. PRANDIAL PLAINT My love I love your breasts I love your noseI love your accent and I love your toesI am your slave One word and I obeyBut please don t slurp your coffee in that way VOICES Voices in my headChanting Kisses BreadProve yourself Fight ShoveLearn Earn Look for love Drown a lesser voiceSilent now of choice Breathe in peace and beStill for once like me The two I liked best

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All You Who Sleep Tonight Poems

Certainly not since Byron has anyone been elegantly and literally amusing in verse Philadelphia DailyNewsVikram Seth's novel in verse The Golden Gate was hailed by Gore Vidal as the Great California Novel and by the New Republic as a tour de force of the transcendence of the mere tour de force Now he brings his romance with the English language his effortless access. After a long and wretched flightThat stretched from daylight into nightWhere babies wept and tempers shatteredAnd the plane lurched and whiskey splatteredOver my plastic food I cameTo claim my bags from Baggage ClaimAround the carousel went aroundThe anxious travelers sought and foundTheir bags intact or gently batteredBut to my foolish eyes what matteredWas a brave suitcase red and smallThat circled round not mine at allI knew that bag It must be hersWe hadnt met in seven yearsAnd as the metal plates suealed and clatteredMy happy memories chimed and chatteredAn old man pulled it of the ClaimMy bags appeared I did the same The only poem I remember from the book It was the first one and had me hooked

Summary Ù eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ☆ Vikram Seth

To the deepest reservoirs of feeling and his ability to light up the plain surfaces of everyday life to this stunning collection of poemsIn All You Who Sleep Tonight Seth delves into the varieties of love love lost remembered and deferred He evokes the unspeakable ironies of Auschwitz and the light blasted streets of Hiroshima He conducts the reader through Lion Gr. Can t fault a student of rhyme and meter for employing the tools but I feel here they are inartfully aggressively applied Some gorgeous moments in these poems The beauty though is offset by vagueness and a distance from what is examined