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Short & Sweet: 101 Very Short Poems By Simon Armitage

Short & Sweet: 101 Very Short Poems
by Simon Armitage

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An anthology which aims to show how a short poem (defined here as shorter than a sonnet, and in some instances no more than a single line) can tell a story, present a complicated argument, or be packed with passion and vision, as effectively and memorably as any of its more long-winded relations.
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Short & Sweet: 101 Very Short Poems Summary


Short & Sweet: 101 Very Short Poems by Simon Armitage

The longest poem in Short and Sweet is thirteen lines and the shortest has no lines at all. Arranged as a kind of countdown, the anthology illustrates how the short poem can tell a story, capture an instance, present a complex argument and be packed with as much passion, wisdom and music as we might desire from a piece of writing. In his characteristically quick-witted introduction, 'Precious Little', Simon Armitage contemplates how poets over several centuries have practised brevity in their work.

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GOR001009843
Short & Sweet: 101 Very Short Poems by Simon Armitage
Simon Armitage
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Faber & Faber
1999-10-04
128
057120001X
9780571200016
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