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Poems From The Pond: 107 Years of Words and Wisdom - The Writings of Peggy Freydberg #2020

Poems From The Pond Years of Words and Wisdom The Writings of Peggy Freydberg Poems from the Pond will be available on April Please contact PoemsfromthePond gmail with any questions Peggy Freydberg is proof positive that creativity has no age limit Just when most peopl

  • Title: Poems From The Pond: 107 Years of Words and Wisdom - The Writings of Peggy Freydberg
  • Author: Laurie David
  • ISBN: 9780692376539
  • Page: 473
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Poems From The Pond: 107 Years of Words and Wisdom - The Writings of Peggy Freydberg By Laurie David, Poems from the Pond will be available on April 24, 2015 Please contact PoemsfromthePond gmail with any questions Peggy Freydberg is proof positive that creativity has no age limit Just when most people are winding way down, Peggy began writing a lifetime s worth of poems at age 90 Pulitzer Prize winning author Geraldine Brooks describes Peggy s poetry as having Poems from the Pond will be available on April 24, 2015 Please contact PoemsfromthePond gmail with any questions Peggy Freydberg is proof positive that creativity has no age limit Just when most people are winding way down, Peggy began writing a lifetime s worth of poems at age 90 Pulitzer Prize winning author Geraldine Brooks describes Peggy s poetry as having a stunning intensity and searing emotional impact Edited by Laurie David, these poems will resonate with anyone who is trying to unravel life s questions about life, love, fear, aging, and loss Peggy s beautiful poetry proves it s never too late to start writing and be discovered even if you are 107 years old Reading these poems made me feel like I was being let in on a secret, a secret I m dying to whisper to lots of other people, Billy Collins, Two Term Poet Laureate of the United States With an unflinching eye and a compassionate heart, Peggy Freydberg has looked deeply into what it means to live a long life In pulse quickening poems of stunning insight and artistry, she probes the necessity of loss and the exhilarations of love, Geraldine Brooks, Pulitzer Prize winning novelist

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    1. This morning as I made my bed I immediately thought of the first poem in Peggy Freydberg s book called Chorus of Cells It beginsEvery morning, even being very old, or perhaps because of it , I like to make my bed In fact, the starting of each dayunhelplessly,is the biggest thing I ever do.I smooth away the dreams disclosed by tangled sheets,I smack the dented pillow s revelations to oblivion,I finish with the pattern of the spread exactly centered.The night is won.And now the day can open Peggy [...]

    2. I bought this collection of poems on a whim when I was browsing through my favorite book store, Bunch of Grapes, in Vineyard Haven I am not a huge fan of poetry, but I love this book Peggy Freydberg was 107 when this book was published She started writing poems in her 90s as a way of expressing her thoughts about life and death The poems are amazing, not because of the poet s age but because of the turns of phrase and the ideas expressed Peggy wrote a memoir on aging when she was in her 80s and [...]

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