There was a problem loading your book clubs. Poems from across the world, united in this collection. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. A brilliant idea from Bennison Books.

They were strong, they swam, they were fast.

Please try again. Check out our wide selection of third-party gift cards. For the 2020 holiday season, returnable items shipped between October 1 and December 31 can be returned until January 31, 2021. They shone forth and burned deep in each other. An anthology made up of poems from an international collection of poets, Indra’s Net had felt like a meme that could dance like fireworks in a night sky ever since Deborah Bennison had first broached the idea with her intention of using it as a vehicle to support Book Bus, a non-profit dedicated to providing books to young people in places suffering from poverty and a lack of books. There is everything here to engage the reader, from a spontaneous crystalline fire blooming across the window to watching as the sky sucked in its breath, from hands which know the sadness of rock to a gift of water which offers the wet ancient mystery and from how the moon is a half golden bracelet to how rooks flock in rowdy gaggles. nowhere and somewhere, right here and all around. Indra's Net. The poems connect: poems always do. Meanwhile our eel populations are declining rapidly, a sad end for such an amazing fish. Alan may be contacted at saltandstonepoetry@gmail.com. There's a problem loading this menu right now. If only I could write on bright high cold water.

It’s what came to mind when thinking about nets and webs and interconnectedness … and jewels and poems.”, There are many ways in which the metaphor suits the anthology. The things in the net were light, all light and shining. The Poem About Eels . They saw themselves! to gather the light so it could shine together. Unable to add item to List. They will have added another small jewel to Indra’s net. The metaphor's earliest known reference is found in the Atharva Veda. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others.

It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. She explained: “Indra’s net is a metaphor for universal interconnectedness. The poem about eels knotted itself. Alan was Nancy’s partner until her death, and is a member of the Triratna Buddhist Order. Indra's Net [changed] poem by Margaret Alice Second. Fishing for stars, fishing for moons, he was; Fishing for days, he was; many he caught. in words like catadromous and. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Indra's net (also called Indra's jewels or Indra's pearls, Sanskrit Indrajāla) is a metaphor used to illustrate the concepts of Śūnyatā (emptiness), pratītyasamutpāda (dependent origination), and interpenetration in Buddhist philosophy . All information has been reproduced here for educational and informational purposes to benefit site visitors, and is provided at no charge... Recite this poem (upload your own video or voice file).

His sadness went into everything. All profits from this international anthology of poetry published by Bennison Books will go to The Book Bus, a charity which aims to improve child literacy rates in Africa, Asia and South America by providing children with books and the inspiration to read them. Wednesday, May 16, 2012. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, Or get 4-5 business-day shipping on this item for $5.99

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Poems by Alan Brooks and Nancy Nielsen. From the dark end to the light. Observe the landscape. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. It’s as old as ancient Sanskrit and as ‘today’ as speculative scientific cosmology. just as it came from the fear in everything.

taking its fear and sadness with it.

Powered by. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Indra grew sad. If you would like to see poems as they appear, please sign up to follow by email. She leaves behind a wealth of poetry and accomplishments in conservation and environmental education. Indra’s Net. Please try again. hauling up galaxies, eons, oceans, peoples. In total, the work of about 40 poets from a number of different countries worldwide is featured in this anthology. The poets have donated their poetry free of charge so that all profits will go to The Book Bus. They include the Forward Prize finalist, Beverley Bie Brahic; the inaugural winner of the John Knight Memorial Poetry Manuscript Prize, Vanessa Kirkpatrick; and winner of the Seamus Heaney Centre Prize, Katharine Towers, who was also shortlisted for the Ted Hughes Award. With a rush, the light flowed out and was gone. Indra's Net [changed] Poem by Margaret Alice Second - Poem Hunter. Readers will enjoy this varied and accessible anthology, and have the added satisfaction of knowing their purchase is helping to hand on the pleasure and power of language. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 5, 2017. A wonderful anthology with poetry of a very high standard with an amazing ethos to promote child literacy in the third world via The Book Bus Charity. When the volume with its …

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The poets may have shared their work and reached their global readership via the Internet. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Consider that nature loves you. Only a little fear, a little sadness, still clung. It's also bang-up-to-date with poetry from North America, the British Isles and many other countries so it gives a good sense of what mainstream poetry can do right now – and that is valuable for readers who do buy poetry.

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Beautiful writing from a wide range of poets. The Poem About Eels \ Indra's Net Nancy: The fyke nets are out in the rivers and the young eels will be shipped away to become gourmet dinners. They saw each other!

All text and images copyright the authors unless otherwise noted. The following is an extract from Carol Rumens' foreword: The title of this anthology, Indra’s Net, was suggested by one of its poets, the late Cynthia Jobin. In the god Indras celestial abode a wonderful net is stretched in all directions and there is one glittering jewel at every node shining brighter than. With it mended, Learning What It Is To Be A Woman \ Pipits. and a little, little light, like fishscales stuck to the net. I suppose I should declare an interest as I have some poems in it, but there are forty or more poets altogether, all of whom have donated their poems for the charity, and I've been enjoying reading my way through the other contributors and coming across gems.

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You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. What I love about this anthology is that it's full of unpretentious, intelligent and moving poems. The ghosts of trees still sighing. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on September 8, 2017. It’s a book filled with poetic gems, of course, the work of a happy mixture of new and well-known writers, including prizewinning poets like Beverley Bie Brahic and Katharine Towers. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

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