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Love Speaks Its Name: Gay and Lesbian Love Poems By J.D. McClatchy,

  • Title: Love Speaks Its Name: Gay and Lesbian Love Poems
  • Author: J.D. McClatchy
  • ISBN: 9780375411700
  • Page: 265
  • Format: Hardcover
  • From Sappho to Shakespeare to Cole Porter a marvelous and wide ranging collection of classic gay and lesbian love poetry.The poets represented here include Walt Whitman, Hart Crane, Gertrude Stein, Federico Garc a Lorca, Djuna Barnes, Constantine Cavafy, Elizabeth Bishop, W H Auden, and James Merrill Their poems of love are among the most perceptive, the most passionateFrom Sappho to Shakespeare to Cole Porter a marvelous and wide ranging collection of classic gay and lesbian love poetry.The poets represented here include Walt Whitman, Hart Crane, Gertrude Stein, Federico Garc a Lorca, Djuna Barnes, Constantine Cavafy, Elizabeth Bishop, W H Auden, and James Merrill Their poems of love are among the most perceptive, the most passionate, the wittiest, and the most moving we have From Michelangelo s Love Misinterpreted to No l Coward s Mad About the Boy, from May Swenson s Symmetrical Companion to Muriel Rukeyser s Looking at Each Other, these poems take on both desire and its higher power love in all its tender or taunting variety.
    Love Speaks Its Name Gay and Lesbian Love Poems From Sappho to Shakespeare to Cole Porter a marvelous and wide ranging collection of classic gay and lesbian love poetry The poets represented here include Walt Whitman Hart Crane Gertrude Stein Fe

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    1. I read this volume slowly over a number of months, a few poems before bed every night It was a great way to end the day The book is organized into several different themed sections that sort of chart the course of a relationship Longing, Looking, Loving, Ecstasy, Anxiety, and Aftermath The there is a good variety of poems authored by both men and women I appreciated that the book reintroduced me to poems buy poets I had not heard of and reintroduced me to old favorites It s a great book for your [...]

    2. This book was a gift of a dear friend of mine A friend that is always going to stay my friend no matter what Ich vermisse dichPoemby Frank O HaraI will always love youthough I never loved youa boy smelling faintly of heatherstaring up at your windowthe passion that enlightensand stills and cultivates, gonewhile I sought your faceto be familiar in the bluenessor to follow your sharp whistle around a corner into my lightthat was love growing faintereach time you failed to appearI spent my whole se [...]

    3. A beautiful collection I had planned to space it out and read only a few each night, but ended up drinking it down over a month I couldn t stop, it was so delicious It would be better if of the poets were female.

    4. Beautiful lyrical poems by Federico Garcia Lorca are included in this book Had to return to library before reading it all will definitely try again.

    5. My poetry professor is in this book On a less personal note, this is a nice though a little male heavy assortment of poems.

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