By Wendy Maltz
Intimate Kisses revels in what can be life’s maximum secret, via a few of richest, so much celebrated poetry ever written. incorporated during this anthology are 121 poems through such poets as Marge Piercy, Emily Dickenson, Jelaluddin Rumi, Nikki Giovanni, Anne Sexton, Sharon Olds, Octavio Paz, Molly Peacock, Dorianne Laux, Jane Hirshfield, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Galway Kinnell, and W.S. Merwin, in addition to dozens of lesser-known and unpublished poets.
Quick preview of Intimate Kisses: The Poetry of Sexual Pleasure PDF
Best Anthology books
As soon as it used to be the best planet in all technology fiction. Fourteen darkish visions of the longer term, edited by way of Brian Aldiss
The ambition, greed, and wanderlust of guy have introduced him to the horizon of time, the place the starlit street of the universe forks—utopia a method, oblivion the darkish dead-end. Earth has been slashed through an atomic knife. A father and son stare upon the pearl-white crescent that's the final reminiscence of Earth. on the penultimate second of an atomic battle, the last word god appears—pure mutant-human and 24-karat gold. Amid nice excellent towns and wonderful machines. guy is a misplaced soul—no cause to stay and no approach to die.
In the masterful tales of such writers as Philip okay. Dick, Brian Aldiss, Henry Kuttner, Fritz Leiber, and Jack Vance, Earth—the first planet of technology fiction—is a tarnished international. Geart civilizations have risen and fallen. Invaders have conquered and been banished. guy has mastered time and been enslaved via wish. Humanity is in a twilight, shadowed via magnificent expertise and haunted through misplaced goals. yet within the blackness that's the unknowable destiny, stars nonetheless glitter with worlds to be chanced on and hopes but to return true.
From the forgotten annals of technology fiction magazines of 3 many years come fourteen dynamic tales of time-travelers, mutant, golden gods, robotic enthusiasts, earth-exiles, and mind-stunning visions of earth's future—and celestial past.
Heresies of the massive God - Brian Aldiss
Night - John W. Campbell
Film of dying - J. S. Campbell
"If I Forgot Thee, Oh Earth. .. " - Arthur C. Clarke
The Golden guy - Philip ok. Dick
The Wound - Howard Fast
The Time catch - Henry Kuttner
Among the furry Earthmen - R. A. Lafferty
Guest specialist - Allen okay. Lang
Later Than you think that - Fritz Leiber
The final observe - Chad Oliver and Charles Beaumont
The Valley - Richard Stockham
Down one of the lifeless males - William Tenn
The males go back - Jack Vance
A witty and wide-ranging anthology of snubs of each variety--from literature and from life--most actual, a number of apocryphal, all memorable. incorporated during this assortment are a few selection put-downs via such celebrated previous masters as William Shakespeare, Woodrow Wilson, Groucho Marx, Mark Twain, Dorothy Parker, and Winston Chruchill.
Robert D. San Souci, acclaimed for his retellings of "The Legend of Sleepy hole" and different favourite works, brings his story-spinning ability to hair-raising stories from the Brothers Grimm, Nathaniel Hawthorne and plenty of extra. "Wholesome and well-written. "--Library speak.
A set of hugely ingenious brief items that talk to our instances with lethal accuracy. classic Atwood creativity, intelligence, and humor: think Alias Grace. Margaret Atwood turns to brief fiction for the 1st time when you consider that her 2006 collection, Moral disease, with 9 stories of acute mental perception and turbulent relationships bringing to brain her award-winning 1996 novel, Alias Grace.
- The New Annotated H. P. Lovecraft
- Lovecraft's Monsters
- The Second Science Fiction Megapack: 25 Modern and Classic Tales by Masters
- A título de inventario
- Shadows 5
- New Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos
Additional resources for Intimate Kisses: The Poetry of Sexual Pleasure
Now we're again to ourselves flung out at the seashore exhausted, flanks heaving out of oxygen and time, grinning like infantile daubs of boats. Now it's sleep attracts us down, surrendered to its darkish glimmer. marge piercy OH YEAH be nice to get you in a feather mattress in the midst of the afternoon fifties jazz operating via my head like a couple of keen newlyweds thoroughly unzipped, unbuttoned, undone be nice to get you in a feather mattress bared to the bone, not anything unsaid coltrane’s celestial saxophone fifties jazz working via my head jamming with you because the sky turns crimson then darkish to black after which the moon— be nice to get you in a feather mattress your cultured lips may possibly wake the useless the wetted reed underneath your tongue fifties jazz operating via my head the usual song worn, smoothed and ragged the candy excessive wail that turns to moan be nice to fuck you in a feather mattress fifties jazz operating via my head charles rossiter SPILLING trudi paraha get together We wake entangled, leg over leg, anxious out of darkness via gentle that might no longer burn an hour in the past in wind and hurricane. 5 a. m. tolls like a buoy. bare, I upward push grotesquely shadowed to kill the glare. whatever remembered (the promise of morning love? ) brings me down back, my hand among your thighs carving a candy purple wound. Your breasts glide up to fulfill my palms and lips. We move slowly via one another and again back guided by means of our blood- electrical finger counsel. I swim in you, you in me until eventually we go with the flow down, slowly settling in anemone of pillowed hair, entangled leg and arm, underneath our tongues a dream of fruit, tide of solar inching over the darkish planetary coast. roger pfingston HORIZONS final evening your physique used to be a rosebush, The thorn of your love emerging and falling. We’ve been jointly for thus lengthy, We curl in a gap in a leaf at the world’s tree. We root the place the wind carried us, in a crack in a rock of the area. A thorn the axis of the world’s wheel turning— A buzz rises round us, a cloud of wings beating the air. one other blossom opens round our blossoming, one other horizon joins the straightforward horizon of 2 our bodies. barbara l. a. morticella AXIS during the conduits of blood my physique on your physique spring of evening my tongue of solar on your wooded area your physique a kneading trough I purple wheat in the course of the conduits of bone I evening I water I wooded area that strikes ahead I tongue I physique I sun-bone in the course of the conduits of evening spring of our bodies You evening of wheat you wooded area within the sunlight you ready water you kneading trough of bones in the course of the conduits of sunlight my evening on your evening my sunlight on your sunlight my wheat on your kneading trough your wooded area in my tongue throughout the conduits of the physique water within the evening your physique in my physique Spring of bones Spring of suns octavio paz —translated from the Spanish by means of Eliot Weinberger GRAVITY in the event you step away For a second by myself In one other room Your heat lingers On my hands and fingers On my mouth.