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A cure or consolation for every modern misery

Advantages: Good for the soul, great for the bedside table!
Disadvantages: 101 poems might not be enough ...

The book cover tells you 'Prozac has side effects, drink gives you hangovers, therapy's too expensive; for a quick and effective relief for all your emotional ailments, try a poem'. OK, so a poem isn't the ideal fix in the face of adversity or a moment ...

Natalie 29.06.2001 · Read full review
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Review of 101 Poems That Could Save Your Life - Daisy Goodwin

Safety Line

Advantages: cheers you up
Disadvantages: you're left wanting more

After watching the programmes on television, telling us of tales of love and more recently Christmas poems, I wasn't surprised to find a whole stack of books edited by Daisy Goodwin on the shops shelves. But this is a good thing. This is a woman who un ...

Squinkle 20.05.2006 · Read full review
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Review of 101 Poems That Could Save Your Life - Daisy Goodwin

My Poems

Advantages: Cheerful.
Disadvantages: None

Here are some of my poems I hope you will like. I write poems for fun and amusement. Reg the Rat Reg the rat lives in a cage He dines on salmon, beef and sos-age He greets you with a friendly chirp A swish of the tail and a noisy burp. He's a ...

Chosen 02.03.2003 · Read full review
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Review of 101 Poems That Could Save Your Life - Daisy Goodwin

Passionate about Perfect Poetry

Advantages: It's Blake, He's wonderful! Fantastic Poems, Insightful, Prophetic, Meaningful, Cheap!
Disadvantages: It takes a while to read them all, but well worth it!

...I was shocked a few days ago when browsing the poetry I discovered there was no William Blake! This site is insane, I thought to myself… but upon several minutes of deep breathing and reflection I realised, ok, no big deal, I'll just make sure I dam ...

Athravan 01.03.2001 · Read full review
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Review of The Complete Writings - William Blake

Upon Westminster Bridge + London

Advantages: Two great poems!
Disadvantages: N/A

...Compare and contrast Wordsworth's and Blake's poems. What do the poems tell you about the differing attitudes towards the city? The two poems tell us a lot about the poet's respective attitudes towards the city. We learn of their (occasionally) di ...

joewcarpenter 28.05.2008 · Read full review
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Review of The Complete Writings - William Blake