Download e-book for iPad: A Book of Luminous Things: An International Anthology of by Czeslaw Milosz

By Czeslaw Milosz

ISBN-10: 0156005743

ISBN-13: 9780156005746

"A number of three hundred poems from writers world wide, chosen and edited by means of Nobel laureate Czeslaw Milosz   Czesław Miłosz's A booklet of Luminous Things—his own collection of poems from the previous and present—is a testomony to the lovely different types of human adventure, provided up in order that we may even see the myriad ways in which event might be shared in phrases and photographs. Miłosz offers a preface to every of those poems, divided into thematic (and frequently beguiling) sections, equivalent to “Travel,” “History,” and “The mystery of a Thing,” that make the examining as tutorial because it is inspirational and remind us how powerfully poetry can contact our minds and hearts. "

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VISUALISING A SUMMIT FROM A PLAIN CELEBRATES YOUR JOY MOURNS YOUR SORROW 18. SISTER • 19. CHILD · 20. MUSIC · TURNS YOUR DISCORD INTO HARMONY GOD'S WONDERFUL GIFT TO MAN LENOS MEANING TO MEANINGLESS EXISTENCES 45 THIRD I:-'IERSATlO:-;AL A:-'IllOLOGY 0:-; PARAOOXIS:-l B. VENKATESWARA RAO (India) FOUR CLASSES OF PARADOXIST DISTICHS Any novel idea, whatever may be its nature, can be conveniently preserved in the form of a Paradoxist Distich like a seed of a big Banyan tree. thanks to Florentin Smarandache, the international founder of the paradoxism in 1980.

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Lll OLOGY O� PARADOXISM FmNING Pleasing to everyone Frightens the homeless mE Accepting The unexpected SUN Star Never seen in the night LADDER Leaning on a wall Leads to the top FRUIT Reward offered by the tree To show* the seed into the soil (*Four letters viz. K Material manifestation Of matemal love GYMNASIUM Place to perspire And to pay for it WEIGHILIFTING Waste of marvellous human muscle power Costs a lot of collective money BODYGUARD Supposed to defend Being ready to attack BOXING Fighting Not against an enemy POET Spends in thought To empty his heart POEIRY Impressive expression Of impressions of the world RAINBOW Drenched in a downpour Sunbeams bow DEAR SMOKER!

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