Lost in the Telling by Harold Whit Williams

The poems that make up Lost in the Telling present a scene change from the southern gothic narratives of Williams’ previous collections. These surreal little poems, most of them looser in form, explore dreams (both the day and night variety) and those worlds in which they are set. The would-be rock and roller longing for his suburban home, for peace and quiet in the day-to-day. Or the middle-aged office worker reminiscing over his past life—its smoky, blurry late nights on the road, its backstages and broken-down vans, its overdriven guitars and hangover cures. But more than being just a journal of dreams (a well-mined theme for poets since time immemorial), Lost in the Telling strives to translate these hazy hallucinations, and then inform the reader/fellow traveler of what he or she has seen, and of just what might be waiting around the next highway bend.

Author: Harold Whit Williams

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Edwin Arnold: Premium Poetry Collection: The Light of Asia, Light of the World or The Great Consummation (Christian Poem), The Indian Song of Songs, Oriental … or Bhagavad-Gita, Potiphar’s Wife… by Edwin Arnold

This carefully crafted ebook: “Edwin Arnold: Premium Poetry Collection” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents.Sir Edwin Arnold (1832-1904) was an English poet and journalist, who is most known for his work, The Light of Asia. The literary task which he set before him was the interpretation in English verse of the life and philosophy of the East. His chief work with this object is The Light of Asia, which was translated into various languages such as Hindi. The Light of Asia, subtitled The Great Renunciation, is in a form of a narrative poem. The book endeavors to describe the life and time of Prince Gautama Siddhartha, who after attaining enlightenment became The Buddha, The Awakened One. The book presents his life, character, and philosophy, in a series of verses. It is a free adaptation of the Lalitavistara. A few decades before the book’s publication, very little was known outside Asia about the Buddha and Buddhism, the religion which he founded, and which had existed for about twenty-five centuries. Arnold’s book was one of the first successful attempts to popularize Buddhism for a Western readership.Table of Contents:The Light of AsiaLight of the World; or, The Great Consummation:At Bethlehem Mary Magdalene.The Magus.The Alabaster Box.The Parables.The Love of God and Man.The Great ConsummationIndian PoetryThe Indian Song of Songs (Hymn to Vishnu -11 Sargas)Miscellaneous Oriental Poems:The Rajpoot WifeKing SaladinThe Caliph’s DraughtHindoo Funeral SongSong of the Serpent-charmersSong of the Flour-millTaza ba TazaThe Mussulman ParadiseDedication of a Poem From the SanskritThe Rajah’s RideTwo Books From The Iliad Of India”The Great Journey.””The Entry Into Heaven.””Night of Slaughter.”The Morning Prayer.Proverbial Wisdom From the Shlokas of the Hitopadeśa…The Song Celestial or Bhagavad-Gita (from the Mahâbhârata)Potiphar’s Wife

Author: Edwin Arnold

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When Things Fall Apart: Poems On Going Through Difficult Times (Toughness Light Change Heart Work Mindfulness Breathing Anxiety Depression Changes Hard Times) by Meiso

When Things Fall Apart is a collection of poems written for those who have suffered through difficult times. I’ve encountered numerous times when I felt like I’ve wanted to give up and quit in many things in life. While traveling the road of life, we are all looking for one thing: happiness. We must not let our external circumstances dictate our happiness, but rather, learn to react to each instance differently. We, as human beings, are much better than that. We must overcome our negative thoughts, and remember that any emotion we feel is just that, an emotion. All emotions are only temporary! Just as one does not push away the feelings of happiness, we should not resist the feelings of sadness, loneliness, and anger as well. We are creatures of adaptation, and everyone can achieve happiness with minute shifts in their perspectives.

Author: Meiso

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