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A Durable Fire: Poems by May Sarton

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC A Durable Fire: Poems Poetic meditations on solitude by acclaimed author May Sarton b .

This collection borrows its title from Sir Walter Raleigh who wrote Love is a durable fire In the mind ever burning It is a fitting sentiment for a collection on solitude wherein the author finds herself full of emotion even in seclusion The first poem Gestalt at Sixty finds the author reflecting on the joy and loneliness of being solitary i A Durable Fire i is a transformative work by a masterful poet

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    This book Download ePub PDF Book Libs - Journal of a Solitude - I am here alone for the first time in weeks May Sarton begins this book to take up my real life again at last That is what is strange that friends even passiona...

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  • The House by the Sea

    This book Download ePub PDF Book Libs - The House by the Sea - Here she found the peace and aloneness she sought and partly feared The journal records the renewing of her life and work in this place...

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  • The Fur Person

    This book Download ePub PDF Book Libs - The Fur Person - This enchanting story and classic of cat literature is drawn from the true adventures of Tom Jones May Sarton s own cat Prior to making the author s acquaintanc...

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  • As We Are Now

    This book Download ePub PDF Book Libs - As We Are Now - So begins May Sarton s short swift blow of a novel about the powerlessness of the old and the rage it can bring em As We Are Now em tells the story of Caroline ...

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  • Plant Dreaming Deep

    This book Download ePub PDF Book Libs - Plant Dreaming Deep - This work deals with the typical May Sarton issues of home finding a place creativity and establishing good circumstances in which to write...

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  • Mrs. Stevens Hears the Mermaids Singing

    This book Download ePub PDF Book Libs - Mrs. Stevens Hears the Mermaids Singing - May Sarton s ninth novel explores a woman s struggle to reconcile the claims of life and art to transmute passion and pain into poetry As it opens Hilary Steven...

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  • At Seventy: A Journal

    This book Download ePub PDF Book Libs - At Seventy: A Journal - May Sarton poet novelist and chronicler occupies a special place in American letters This new journal chronicles the year that began on May her seventieth birth...

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  • A Reckoning

    This book Download ePub PDF Book Libs - A Reckoning - The heart of the story is Laura s realization that for her the real connections have been with women her brilliant and devastating mother a difficult daughter a...

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  • The Education of Harriet Hatfield

    This book Download ePub PDF Book Libs - The Education of Harriet Hatfield - When Harriet Hatfield opens a bookstore for women in a blue collar neighborhood near Boston she is bombarded by anonymous threats And when the Boston Globe repo...

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  • Kinds of Love

    This book Download ePub PDF Book Libs - Kinds of Love - Christina Chapman and her husband Cornelius both past seventy are summer people people who come to rural New England for the summer months and go home to the ci...

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The Education of Harriet Hatfield, The House by the Sea, As We Are Now, A Reckoning, Mrs. Stevens Hears the Mermaids Singing, The Fur Person, Plant Dreaming Deep, Journal of a Solitude, Kinds of Love, At Seventy: A Journal
So begins May Sarton s short swift blow of a novel about the powerlessness of the old and the rage it can bring em As We Are Now em tells the story of Caroline Spencer a year old retired schoolteacher mentally strong but physically frail who has been moved by relatives into a home Subjected to subtle humiliations and petty cruelties sustained for too short a time by the love of another person she fights back with all she has and in a powerful climax wins a terrible victory, Christina Chapman and her husband Cornelius both past seventy are summer people people who come to rural New England for the summer months and go home to the city when the cold weather comes This year however Christina and Cornelius have decided to stay on br br br May Sarton s Willard is a small town in the rocky hills of New Hampshire a place that attracts the untameable the wild the gentle As Sarton takes us into the lives of the people who live there we encounter a rich tapestry of characters and relationships In the center are the deep prickly friendship between Christina an old Bostonian and Ellen the daughter of a farmer and the unfolding process by which Christina and her husband come into their own in their marriage and become winter people at last br, This enchanting story and classic of cat literature is drawn br from the true adventures of Tom Jones May Sarton s own br cat Prior to making the author s acquaintance he is a fiercely br independent nameless Cat About Town Growing tired of br his vagabond lifestyle however he concludes that there br might be some appeal in giving up his freedom for a home br Finally a house materializes that does seem acceptable and br so do the voices that inhabit it It is here that he begins his br transformation into a genuine Fur Person Sarton s book is br one of the most beloved stories ever written about the joys br and tribulations inherent in sharing one s life with a cat It is br now reissued in a gorgeous edition featuring David Canright s br beautiful illustrations, May Sarton poet novelist and chronicler occupies a special place in American letters This new journal chronicles the year that began on May her seventieth birthday At her home in Maine she savors the experience of being alive in this beautiful place reflecting on nature friends and work Why is it good to be old she was asked at one of her lectures Because she said I am more myself than I have ever been