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It can be hard to share your pain with others when the words for such raw emotions seem impossible to express. When you're deep into the blues, and your world feels dark, find a quiet place, open the pages of this beautiful book, and let the healing power of poetry pour into your soul. What you will discover in this wonderful collection are 100 poems that will take your bl It can be hard to share your pain with others when the words for such raw emotions seem impossible to express. When you're deep into the blues, and your world feels dark, find a quiet place, open the pages of this beautiful book, and let the healing power of poetry pour into your soul. What you will discover in this wonderful collection are 100 poems that will take your blues away. They have been chosen with care and thought from the abundant resources of American and international writing. Favorite poets of the past such as Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, and Wallace Stevens stand alongside the newer voices of Robert Bly, Louise Glück, W.S. Merwin, Pablo Neruda, Galway Kinnell, Jane Kenyon, Donald Hall, Marilyn Hacker, Dorianne Laux, James Wright, and others. Though they all speak with different voices, these poets find their own, miraculous words to expose pain and through this exposure, heal it. 


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It can be hard to share your pain with others when the words for such raw emotions seem impossible to express. When you're deep into the blues, and your world feels dark, find a quiet place, open the pages of this beautiful book, and let the healing power of poetry pour into your soul. What you will discover in this wonderful collection are 100 poems that will take your bl It can be hard to share your pain with others when the words for such raw emotions seem impossible to express. When you're deep into the blues, and your world feels dark, find a quiet place, open the pages of this beautiful book, and let the healing power of poetry pour into your soul. What you will discover in this wonderful collection are 100 poems that will take your blues away. They have been chosen with care and thought from the abundant resources of American and international writing. Favorite poets of the past such as Walt Whitman, Emily Dickinson, and Wallace Stevens stand alongside the newer voices of Robert Bly, Louise Glück, W.S. Merwin, Pablo Neruda, Galway Kinnell, Jane Kenyon, Donald Hall, Marilyn Hacker, Dorianne Laux, James Wright, and others. Though they all speak with different voices, these poets find their own, miraculous words to expose pain and through this exposure, heal it. 

37 review for Poetry to Heal Your Blues

  1. 5 out of 5

    Airiz

    Marilyn Hacker’s compilation of poems lives up to its title. Poetry to Heal Your Blues is indeed a first-class ticket to a concert of poets from all corners of the globe, their voices blending to produce a resonating harmony that can lift up anyone’s moods. The renowned literary gems produced by Emily Dickinson, John Keats, E.E. Cummings, Robert Graves, Robert Frost, and Percy Bysshe Shelley can be found in this collection, but there are also those that I’ve read for the first time, like Li-Youn Marilyn Hacker’s compilation of poems lives up to its title. Poetry to Heal Your Blues is indeed a first-class ticket to a concert of poets from all corners of the globe, their voices blending to produce a resonating harmony that can lift up anyone’s moods. The renowned literary gems produced by Emily Dickinson, John Keats, E.E. Cummings, Robert Graves, Robert Frost, and Percy Bysshe Shelley can be found in this collection, but there are also those that I’ve read for the first time, like Li-Young Lee’s “The hammock,” Yusef Komunyakaa’s “Ecstatic,” and Adam Zagajewski’s “Try to Praise the Mutilated World.” The cast is amazingly exquisite. While this book can be read in one sitting, I think it’s also enjoyable to read this poem-of-the-day style. I mean, you can’t beat your daily breakfast with fine poetry as a side dish; and nothing’s more calming than a few bits of literary goodness before your trip to dreamland. :) Every piece is beautiful in their own way. I wish there are more volumes of this.

  2. 4 out of 5

    Tori

    I really enjoyed this collection of poems. I don’t have a lot of experience reading poetry and this collection was a nice introduction to a lot of the famous poetry writers.

  3. 4 out of 5

    Doris

    Read for fun. An eclectic but wonderful blend of various beautiful poems. It included works by some of my favorite poets, such as Billy Collins and e.e. Cummings, but also introduced me to some other names, both classic and contemporary. I'll definitely be revisiting this collection in the future. Read for fun. An eclectic but wonderful blend of various beautiful poems. It included works by some of my favorite poets, such as Billy Collins and e.e. Cummings, but also introduced me to some other names, both classic and contemporary. I'll definitely be revisiting this collection in the future.

  4. 5 out of 5

    Jessica

    Another short book to get me to my 2015 reading goal - I'm shameless! I haven't read this in years and it's such a treat to revisit. Whether you have the blues or not I recommend this chunky little anthology. Reading a few of the selections always leaves me feeling that all's right with the world. Or will be. Another short book to get me to my 2015 reading goal - I'm shameless! I haven't read this in years and it's such a treat to revisit. Whether you have the blues or not I recommend this chunky little anthology. Reading a few of the selections always leaves me feeling that all's right with the world. Or will be.

  5. 4 out of 5

    Nina

    An eclectic collection of classic and modern poets

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    Carley

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    Stephy

  9. 5 out of 5

    Shamma (Lizzy) Kabital

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    Ginny Erisman

  12. 5 out of 5

    Kristi

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    Paris Steinbaugh

  14. 5 out of 5

    Chloe Perez

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    Irene Daguno

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    Kate

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    Camille Pigao

  22. 4 out of 5

    Ndari

  23. 4 out of 5

    Robin Kemp

  24. 4 out of 5

    Krista the Krazy Kataloguer

  25. 4 out of 5

    Kristina Noelle

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    Grace

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    Leslie

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    Penny

  36. 4 out of 5

    Lazarovicedo

  37. 4 out of 5

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