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Book Review: Poems And Readings For Funerals And Memorials

Poems And Readings For Funerals And Memorials, compiled by Luisa Moncada Just as I read a collection of poems for weddings and civil partnerships, at the same time as a companion volume I read the collection of poems and readings … Continue reading

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Book Review: Poems And Readings For Weddings And Civil Partnerships

Poems and Readings For Weddings And Civil Partnerships, compiled by A. Vasudevan This is an interesting collection of poetic materials relating to romantic love and the hopes and expectations for marriage.  I happen to know people who despite not having … Continue reading

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Book Review: Poets Of World War II

Poets Of World War II, edited by Harvey Shapiro I was very disappointed by this read.  I am certainly no stranger to reading about World War II, nor to reading books of poetry [1].  Yet there is a great disconnect … Continue reading

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Book Review: Poets Of The Civil War

Poets Of The Civil War, edited by J.D. McClatchy The Civil War presents the writer or editor of a work such as this with a difficult challenge.  Ever since post-Reconstruction period it has been common to see the blue and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Japanese Death Poems

Japanese Death Poems, compiled and with an introduction by Yoel Hoffman From childhood I have written and enjoyed reading sort Japanese poems like the haiku and tanka, of which this collection is chiefly composed.  In contrast to many Western poems, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Prophet

The Prophet, by Kahlil Gibran This is the sort of book that it is all too easy to tear into.  An equally critical but less kind reader than myself, especially one familiar with New Age writing [1], would see in … Continue reading

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Book Review: Soul 7: Poetry 4 The Soul: The Black Diaries

Soul 7:  Poetry 4 The Soul:  The Black Diaries, by Alisha Rylander [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BooksGoSocial.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This small collection of seven poems did not feel like a … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Bridge From OneDayBow

The Bridge From OneDayBow, by Kathy M. Warden [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/WestBow Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Given the fact that the title of this book is immensely ridiculous, this is … Continue reading

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Book Review: At One Ment: Growing To Knowing God

At One Ment:  Growing To Knowing God, by Jan Ellis [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/WestBow Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Since I am going to have a lot to say about this … Continue reading

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Book Review: Divine Emblems

Divine Enblems:  Temporal Things Spiritualized, by John Bunyan [Note:  This book has been given free of charge by Aneko Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As the third book written by John Bunyan that I have received free … Continue reading

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