Love: Poems [NOOK Book]

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This is a special book about special people.  People who have loved me, and whom I have loved.  People who have brought me joy beyond measure, and sometimes incredible pain.  People I have hurt, sometimes more than I can bear to think about.  People who have hurt me, sometimes more than they know.  Yet each of their gifts has been precious, each moment treasured, each face, each smile, each victory, each defeat woven into the fiber of my being.  In ...
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Love: Poems

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Overview

This is a special book about special people.  People who have loved me, and whom I have loved.  People who have brought me joy beyond measure, and sometimes incredible pain.  People I have hurt, sometimes more than I can bear to think about.  People who have hurt me, sometimes more than they know.  Yet each of their gifts has been precious, each moment treasured, each face, each smile, each victory, each defeat woven into the fiber of my being.  In retrospect, all of it is beautiful, because we cared so much.  In essence, this book covers fifteen years of my life, and a handful of precious people who mean, and have meant everything to me.  This book is written for them.

With much love, d.s.


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780307566621
  • Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 2/25/2009
  • Sold by: Random House
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 332,713
  • File size: 10 MB

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Fear Not—Farewell


Fear not,
sweet love,
the hands
of time,
for poems
do not
always
rhyme,
fate runs
its course
and plays
its tricks,
and in the
last
and final
mix,
one wins
it
all
and loses
naught,
if love
was good
and battles
fought
to their
very
final
end,
good-bye
sweet love,
farewell,
my friend.


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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 14, 2014

    Well-

    This sample doesn't even make sense it dumb a least i think

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 1, 2013

    Mya b.

    What the bananas! You either buy it or you dont. The sample is 2 pages. The cover and who its dedicatited to. If i could buy it 5 * because the sample is 2 pages of nothing...0*

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 13, 2011

    well-

    its pretty aswome if ur in love if not no:)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 3, 2006

    Very Touching, Very Real

    I can relate to this book so well. I think some feelings she has expressed are feelings everyone has had and can very much relate to. It is a wonderful book and I am glad she chose to share it with the world.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 2, 2005

    A Poem That Haunts Me Still

    I read this book for the first time when I was in high school. Since then I have been haunted by a poem in it. I have forgotten the title but it had to do with inner walls built to protect her heart. It sounded so like me! I have searched and searched for this book and finally I have found it. I can't wait to own it. I am sure that I will wear out the pages reading this book over and over.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 13, 2003

    WONDERFUL BOOK

    Absolutely amazing!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 24, 2003

    I lived by these words in a great time of my life

    I had never read a book by Steel and didn't think twice to pick up a collection of poetry by her at any expense. But being a lover of poetry and a poet myself I gave it a try. I found it around the price B&N have it here and thought it deserved a chance. It truly consumed a part of me and I've kept it for years now with my most cherished possessions. I had a serious case of writers block and I needed an outlet to express so much to my now husband who at the time was in the midst of a separation from his high school sweet heart and bouncing between bars while I desired another life away from my then, prison of a relationship. This collection said what I couldn't and has made all the difference.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 8, 2002

    STAY AWAY FROM THIS BOOK!!!!!

    Is there a way that I can give this book negative stars? Someone passed this on to me claiming that it would bring great catharsis. It did - I laughed till I cried. Is this woman serious? How could she possibly have been published all these years? I'm an English teacher, and even my high school kids laughed at this work. Do yourselves a favor and try some Walt Whitman.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 8, 2001

    Magnificent.....

    This is a book you will turn to over and over through life...primarily for women you will find many uses and times to use Danielle's poetry in letters and one cards for friends and ....of course....lovers!!! Especially beautiful poems about pregnancy and motherhood as well.

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