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The erotic spirit : an anthology of poems of sensuality, love, and longing

Author: Sam Hamill
Publisher: Boston : Shambhala ; [New York] : Distributed in the USA by Random House, Inc., 1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of poems from around the world that celebrate the erotic spirit in all its forms.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sam Hamill
ISBN: 0877739579 9780877739579 1570622345 9781570622342 159030005X 9781590300053
OCLC Number: 32349081
Description: xxi, 200 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: The little sycamore she planted --
My lover is a lotus blossom --
He is the love-wolf --
Sappho (6th century bce) --
He is almost a god, a man beside you --
I love --
Eros seizes and shakes my very soul --
Anakreon (ca. 570 bce) --
Weaving a garland long ago --
Asklepiados (ca. 320 bce) --
Think how unspeakably sweet --
Didyme waved an olive branch at me --
from The Song of Songs (ca. 3rd century bce) --
Praxilla (ca. 2nd century bce?) --
Peeking in through --
Whether I see you now --
Rufinus (ca. 2nd century BCE?) --
Her foot sparkled like silver --
How could I have known --
Marcus Argentarius (ca. 60 bce) --
I can't hear to watch your hips --
Her perfect naked breast --
Catullus (ca. 84-54 bce) --
He is like a god --
My woman says she'd rather have me --
Sweet sparrow, my lover's pet --
Your sins have brought my mind so low --
My lovely, sweet Ipsithilla --
Philodemos (fl. 75-35 bce) --
Xanthippe, singing at her lyre --
Ovid (43 bce-17 ce) --
Elegy to His Mistress --
Petronius Arbiter (d. 66 ce) --
Doing, a Filthy Pleasure Is, and Short --
Tzu Yeh (4th century) --
Busy in the Spring --
A Smile --
Song --
Agathias Scholasticus (ca. 531-580) --
Beautiful Melite, in the throes of middle age --
Cometas Chartularius (ca. 6th century) --
Phyllis, loving Demophoon --
Paulus Silentiarius (d. ca. 575) --
And there lay the lovers, lip-locked --
Come, give me kisses, Rhodope --
Take off your clothes, my love! --
Even clothed in wrinkles, dear Philinna --
Li Po (701-762) --
Women of Yueh --
Blue Water.
Responsibility: edited by Sam Hamill.
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