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10 edition of American sports poems found in the catalog.

American sports poems

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Published by Orchard Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sports -- Juvenile poetry,
  • Children"s poetry, American,
  • Sports -- Poetry,
  • American poetry -- Collections

  • About the Edition

    A collection of poems on sports, ranging from solo running, hunting, and fighting, to football and baseball from the spectator"s point of view.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementselected by R.R. Knudson and May Swenson.
    ContributionsKnudson, R. Rozanne, 1932-, Swenson, May.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS595.S78 A44 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 226 p. ;
    Number of Pages226
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2394733M
    ISBN 100531083535, 0531057534
    LC Control Number87024384

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    These odes were written to honor a victor in one of the Hellenic games, and were intended to be sung in American sports poems book procession for the winner, typically upon his return to his home city. Excerpt:- I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked, dragging themselves through the negro streets at dawn looking for an angry fix, angelheaded hipsters burning for the ancient heavenly connection to the starry dynamo in the machinery of night 9 Because I Could Not Stop For Death Poet: Emily Dickinson Published: Emily Dickinson is considered among the greatest poets in English literature. Performance poetry also emerged from the Beat and hippie happenings, the talk-poems of David Antin born inand ritual events performed by Rothenberg, to become a serious poetic stance which embraces multiculturalism and a range of poets from a multiplicity of cultures, including Puerto Rican born poets Giannina Braschi born in and Julia de Burgos born in who lived and wrote in New York City about the plight of the Hispanic-American immigrants. Frank E.

    Let us know in the comments what poems are your favorites! Barney Bush : Bush is an author, creative writing professor, and musician. Winona LaDuke : Winona LaDuke is an author, speaker, economist, and activist who after graduating from Harvard has dedicated much of her life to protecting native culture. Ammons twice won the National Book Award in and


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