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100 Poems to Lift Your Spirits
Inspiring And Heartwarming Verses, From Old Favorites To Modern Classics

by Leslie Pockell with Celia Johnson

      Sometimes you just need a little pick-me-up to get through the day and thatís just what this little book offers.† You donít have to be an avid poetry reader to enjoy the sentiments and imagery in this collection of classic and modern poetry.† The poems are divided into four main categories: nature, nonsense, spirituality, and the human connection.† The poets who are sampled in this book are very diverse, ranging from William Butler Yeats, Robert Frost, Shel Silverstein, Bobby McFerrin to June Carter Cash.† Also included are the words for the Gilbert and Sullivan classic, "I am the very model of a modern major general."† That alone is guaranteed to put a smile on your face, but the rest of this book eill delight you with many other lighthearted and uplifting verses.

The Book

Grand Central Publishing / Hachette Book Group
March 2008
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The Reviewer

Sarah Lomas
Reviewed 2008
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