Fiction Books:

Roses in the Sky

Rhymes and Verses

Format

Paperback

Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Roses in the Sky by George "Bud" Crampton
41% off
$29.99 was $50.99
or 4 payments of $7.50 with Learn more
In stock with supplier

The item is brand new and in-stock in with one of our preferred suppliers. The item will ship from the Mighty Ape warehouse within the timeframe shown below.

Usually ships within 2-3 weeks

Availability

Delivering to:

Estimated arrival:

  • Around 18-24 October using Express Delivery
    Mighty Ape can deliver this product within 1-2 business days (usually overnight) to urban centres across Australia, and some remote areas. Learn more
  • Around 19-26 October using standard courier delivery

Description

The "rhyming verses" in this book were written in an effort to resuscitate to some degree all those poets and rhymesters who like to write (or used to, anyway) in rhyme, rhythm and meter. Most are dead now, and the general public no longer "craves rhyme" (as Robert W. Service once said). However, some are still living and occasionally one or two surface with a desire to revert to the old ways of writing poems, to tell stories in an old fashioned, anachronistic manner using rhyme, meter, alliteration, and - yes, if I dare say it - a structure which many in the world of academia and professional circles today eschew in favor of blank or free verse, or other forms of contemporary poetry...Which is fine, and no one should begrudge them. However, a common complaint often heard among laymen concerning contemporary poetry is simply "I just don't understand it."This book, therefore, is intended to offer some solace to those of us who just don't get it, but who like to read and write stories of adventure and misadventure (perhaps with a bit of philosophy thrown in now and then) told in simpler terms - perhaps at the same time imparting a modicum of appreciation for the lyrical beauty to be found in the rhythm and cadence of our language. This book shall have served its purpose if just one person appreciates a few of the rhyming verses contained in it; and makes an effort, however feeble, to perpetuate the genre.
Release date Australia
March 22nd, 2007
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
AuthorHouse
Pages
212
Dimensions
152x229x12
ISBN-13
9781425980382
Product ID
1893390

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
  • Seen a lower price for this product elsewhere? We'll do our best to beat it. Request a better price
Filed under...