Poems for Beings from Another Planet

Poems about: Alienation, Disassociation, Displacement, Disattachment, Disconnection, Fragmentation, Discombobulation, Separation, Dislocation, Annihilation, Cessation, Misappropriation

Author: Don Vito Radice

Publisher: Vito Radice

ISBN: 0648978559

Category: Poetry

Page: 68

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Poems about: Alienation, Disassociation, Displacement, Disattachment, Disconnection, Fragmentation, Discombobulation, Separation, Dislocation, Annihilation, Cessation, Misappropriation
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Fundamentals of the Art of Poetry

But neither are they aliens from another planet—or even from another culture. When we are interpreting poems like 'The Sick Rose' and 'The Red Wheelbarrow', ...

Author: Oscar Mandel

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9781850758372

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 351

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Fundamentals of the Art of Poetry takes the reader on a journey that sets out with a consideration of the various arts humankind has created, and then focuses on the special art of poetry: what poetry is, what it does and must do in order to 'succeed' for whom it does what it does, and, in detail, how it goes about doing what it tries to do. Twenty-two chapters deal with subjects like 'The Constituencies for Art', 'What Meaning Means', 'Acceptable and Unacceptable Propositions', 'The Right Word in the Right Place', 'The Sounds that Matter in Poetry', 'Energetic Metaphor: the Major Figure' and so on, including an eloquent epilogue 'Touching Genius'. Writing with great brio and tough-minded lucidity, the Belgo-American poet, dramatist, scholar and essayist examines a host of concepts concerning the arts in general and poetry in particular. This highly original Ars poetica will be of interest to general readers, college students, poets curious about their own metier, and last but not least, literary critics and theorists who will encounter many a discreet challenge to current ideas in its pages.
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The Facts on File Companion to World Poetry

The poem, with its predominant metaphor of efflorescence (and its antithesis), ... may well be what distinguishes human beings from other living creatures.

Author: R. Victoria Arana

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 9781438108377

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 532

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Lectures n English History and Tragic Poetry

... and might be , for all the sympathy we can have , another order of created beings , and history might be the story of another planet .

Author: Henry Reed

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 9783846058947

Category: Fiction

Page: 468

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Reprint of the original, first published in 1869.
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These Are Strange Times My Dear

Human war has parted messengers from another planet, who cross back to each ... poems, on the other hand, suggest that human beings and the “green world” ...

Author: Wendy Willis

Publisher: Catapult

ISBN: 9781640091528

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 320

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"In these pointed and wide–ranging essays, Wendy Willis explores everything from personal resistance to the rise of political podcasts, civic loneliness to the exploitation of personal data, public outrage to the opioid crisis—all with a poet's gift for finding the sacred in the mundane, a hope in the dark. One of the country's sharpest observers of politics, art, and the American spirit, Willis returns often to the demanding question posed by Czech writer, activist, and politician Václav Havel: What does it mean to live in truth? Her view is honed by her place as a poet, as a mother, and, when necessary, as an activist. Together, the essays in These Are Strange Times, My Dear work within that largely unmapped place where the heartbreaks and uncertainties of one's inner life brush up against the cruelties and responsibilities of politics and government and our daily lives."
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The Later Poetry of Osip Mandelstam

... is likely to base his stories upon a large number of hypothetical , concrete frs : spaceships , alien beings , human life on another planet , etc.

Author: Peter Zeeman

Publisher: Rodopi

ISBN: 9051830289

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 175

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Poems That Solve Puzzles

If aliens arrived from another planet , would we deny that they can think simply because they are silicon - based lifeforms , rather than carbon - based ?

Author: Chris Bleakley

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780192595409

Category: Mathematics

Page: 352

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Algorithms are the hidden methods that computers apply to process information and make decisions. Nowadays, our lives are run by algorithms. They determine what news we see. They influence which products we buy. They suggest our dating partners. They may even be determining the outcome of national elections. They are creating, and destroying, entire industries. Despite mounting concerns, few know what algorithms are, how they work, or who created them. Poems that Solve Puzzles tells the story of algorithms from their ancient origins to the present day and beyond. The book introduces readers to the inventors and inspirational events behind the genesis of the world's most important algorithms. Professor Chris Bleakley recounts tales of ancient lost inscriptions, Victorian steam-driven contraptions, top secret military projects, penniless academics, hippy dreamers, tech billionaires, superhuman artificial intelligences, cryptocurrencies, and quantum computing. Along the way, the book explains, with the aid of clear examples and illustrations, how the most influential algorithms work. Compelling and impactful, Poems that Solve Puzzles tells the story of how algorithms came to revolutionise our world.
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Aphorisms in Poetry

Little do you know it, every little solar system isn't anything other than having, even now, one little planet inhabited by little two-legged human beings.

Author: Althemus Joseph Delahoussaye, III

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781449046064

Category: Poetry

Page: 248

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Poems to Ponder

There seem to be Considerable evidence that Visitors from another planet Are regularly ... How many other Planets Are inhabited by intelligent beings?

Author: Hilton Anderson

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781984557872

Category: Poetry

Page: 88

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This is a book of poetry. Essentially, the major idea of the book is that we, humans, are all one. We haven’t really understood that, and as a result, it leaves room for having war. We should understand each other’s differences. All of us are a product of the Divine.
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A Selection of Poems and Short Stories

They had heard from other beings of a planet called earth, how big it was, and that the humans all spoke different languages and could not communicate with ...

Author: Maree Alaina Graham

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781479794102

Category: Poetry

Page: 67

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Mrs MacGreggor had the finest flower and vegetable garden in the whole town. People came from everywhere to admire it Mrs Mac as she was affectionately called, spent most of her day pottering around her garden telling her flowers how beautiful they were, and her vegetables how good they looked. The flowers responded displaying the most unusual colours with aroma that filled the air with heavenly perfume. Complete strangers would stop to ask her,How is it you have such a beautiful garden? Mrs. Mac would often invite visitors in for tea and scones and enjoyed telling them about her Willy the Worm.
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Futures of Enlightenment Poetry

For him the far reaches of outer space constitute the unfolding levels of an ... new planets of the sort it once inhabited , but also new immaterial beings ...

Author: Dustin D. Stewart

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780198857792

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 320

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Explores the creative work of writers and theologians who used their poetic writings as a means to explore and envisage scenarios of embodiment and existence that extended to life after bodily death.
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A Study Guide for May Swenson s Southbound on the Freeway

The speaker in the poem may be from another planet, but often human beings on Earth vary widely in their “take” on what they see or hear.

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning

Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781410358929

Category: Literary Criticism

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A Study Guide for May Swenson's "Southbound on the Freeway," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Poetry for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Poetry for Students for all of your research needs.
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Perspectives on World War I Poetry

... primarily androcentric—still primarily preoccupied with the fate of human beings, whom the poem treats as the most important creatures on the planet.

Author: Robert C. Evans

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 9781472510419

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 240

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Introducing students to the full range of critical approachesto the poetry of the period, Perspectives on World War I Poetry is an authoritative and accessible guide to the extraordinary variety of international poetic responses to the Great War of 1914-18. Each chapter covers one or more major poets, and guides the reader through close readings of poems from a full range of theoretical perspectives, including: • Classical • Formalist • Psychoanalytic • Marxist • Structuralist • Reader-response • New Historicist • Feminist Including the full text of each poem discussed and poetry from British, North American and Commonwealth writers, the book explores the work of such poets as: Thomas Hardy, A.E. Housman, Alys Fane Trotter, Eva Dobell, Charlotte Mew, John McCrae, Edward Thomas, Eleanor Farjeon, Margaret Sackville, Sara Teasdale, Siegfried Sassoon, Rupert Brooke, Teresa Hooley, Isaac Rosenberg, Leon Gellert, Marian Allen, Vera Brittain, Margaret Postgate Cole, Wilfred Owen, E.E. Cummings and David Jones.
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The Poetry of Astronomy

creatures existed on Mars they would witness such and such phenomena which are familiar to the inhabitants of earth , the conclusion that such creatures do ...

Author: Richard Anthony Proctor


ISBN: STANFORD:36105034396627

Category: Astronomy

Page: 447

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Poems of Progress

Let us prefer to have no other world , than to have another world full of teasing , troublesome , meddlesome beings , who interfere with the rational order ...

Author: Lizzie Doten


ISBN: NYPL:33433082209374

Category: Poetry

Page: 252

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Contemporary Scottish Poetry and the Natural World

Finally, Tom Bristow's excellent and necessary work on Burnside's poetry ... and strongly related to place: dwelling is made on earth, among other beings, ...

Author: Szuba Monika Szuba

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

ISBN: 9781474450621

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 186

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Examines the representation of landscape in the poetry of John Burnside, Kathleen Jamie, Robin Robertson and Kenneth White Provides an interdisciplinary approach to the representation of landscape in contemporary poetryOpens up the dialogue between ecocriticism and phenomenologyProvides significant original discussion of major Scottish poetsReassesses the work and place of Kenneth White's poetry and thoughtWith an exciting and provocative approach to the reading of landscape and the non-human world in the work of four major Scottish poets, this groundbreaking book merges phenomenology and ecocritical literary criticism. It explores these poets' organic, intimate interrelation between the self and the world, their relationship to the landscape and connection with nature.
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Cries of Life Poems

Why were you born, Not on another planet, But on this Earth, ... But originally, all human beings are one with God, Given birth in this world Carrying a ...

Author: Masami Saionji

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 9781300240815

Category: Poetry


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This first collection of poems by Masami Saionji carries us into a world of light, love, and divinity-a world of angels descending to Earth to uplift humanity, a world of self-reliance and self-creation, a world of prayer, a world without walls. In this world, we find infinite joy, infinite healing, and infinite life, even beyond our physical death.
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Women from Another Planet

MM; I think that some of us not only have our five senses on high, but also our sixth sense: that we do not draw a line between inanimate and animate beings ...

Author: Jean Kearns Miller

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781410734327

Category: Social Science

Page: 326

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Mention the word autism and the room suddenly turns silent. Its the dreaded A word. Peoples attention turns to late night TV public service ads declaring that autistic children are imprisoned by autism and need curing at all cost. Recent autobiographies have helped dispel this dire description by suggesting that autism is not a prison and that the door is unlocked and youre free to come in. Women from Another Planet? moves beyond these autistic life stories in important ways. Its a collection of stories and conversations, all of them by women on the autism spectrum who speak candidly, insightfully, and often engagingly about both their gender in terms of their autism and their autism in terms of their gender. It is written not just for parents and professionals, like the other works, but also to those women still searching for ways to understand the unnamed difference they live with, as well as the wider audience of discerning readers. If you enter the unlocked door of these Women from Another Planet? you may end up with a question mark or two about your planet. Is normalcy really all its cracked up to be?
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Early Christian Poetry

... philologist Livrea has called the many functionaries mentioned in the Vision “misteriosi personaggi", as if they were beings from a different planet.

Author: den Boeft

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789004312890

Category: Religion

Page: 332

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This collection of papers focuses on the literary art of early Christian poetry in Syriac, Greek and Latin. It discusses both the techniques of this art and its theoretical foundation in the Christian use of classical literary traditions.
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