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Reflections on a Gift of Watermelon Pickle...

And Other Modern Verse

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Not Avail .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poetry - General,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books - Young Adult,
  • General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsStephen Dunning (Compiler), Edward Lueders (Compiler), Hugh Smith (Compiler)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7884075M
    ISBN 100590024434
    ISBN 109780590024433

    The book opens with a favorite poem, "How to Eat a Poem," by Eve Merriam and closes with "Reflections on a Gift of Watermelon Pickle Received from a Friend Called Felicity" by John Tobias. Sandwiched between those pages are many other delightful poems. Two of my favorites are "Summons" by Robert Francis and "Crossing" by Philip Booth. The editors spent several years bringing together poems they considered fine enough to include, then slowly and carefully sifted out of which appear in the book. Readers of Reflections on a Gift of Watermelon Pickle and Other Modern Verse may well be tempted by Eve Merriam's suggestion in "How to Eat a Poem" Don't be polite Bite : $

      The title of the anthology, of course, was taken from a poem by John Tobias, "Reflections on a Gift of Watermelon Pickle Received from a Friend Called Felicity." But the tone of the book, and the real significance of the title, were evoked in the first poem you read when you open the text: Eve Merriam's "How to Eat a Poem."/5(11). This article is within the scope of WikiProject participate in the project, please visit its page, where you can join the project and discuss matters related to book use this banner, please refer to the improve this article, please refer to the relevant guideline for the type of work. Stub This article has been rated as Stub-Class on the project's quality.

    Reflections on a Gift of Watermelon Pickle.: And Other Modern Verse and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Gift of Watermelon Pickle When I was younger my father enjoyed the poem, "Reflections on a Gift of Watermelon Pickle Received from a Friend Called Felicity" by John Tobias. The title alone is so atypical of starchy English and early American poets that I found it immediately appealing.


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The editors spent several years bringing together poems they considered fine enough to include, then slowly and carefully sifted out of which appear in the book. Readers of Reflections on a Gift of Watermelon Pickle and Other Modern Verse may well be tempted by Eve Merriam's suggestion in "How to Eat a Poem" Don't be polite Bite in/5(40).

The Poetry book I read was the Reflections on a Gift of a Watermelon pickle. The poetry in this small book was well written and quite fun to read and I would read it again for fun. I like this book very much because it reminds me of my grandmas house and takes me back a few years/5.

Buy a cheap copy of Reflections on a Gift of Watermelon book. Here are modern poems chosen for their individual excellence and their special appeal to young people.

Exciting photographs accent the contemporary tone of the Free shipping over $Cited by: 3. Reflections on a Gift of Watermelon Pickle and other Modern Verse is a Lewis Carroll Shelf Award-winning anthology of poetry edited by Stephen Dunning, Edward Lueders and Hugh Smith.

Compiled in an effort to present modern poetry in a way that would appeal to the young, Watermelon Pickle was long a standard in high school curricula, and has been described as a hed: (Scott Foresman). Reflections on a Gift of Watermelon Pickle Received from a Friend Called Felicity.

During that summer When unicorns were still possible; When the purpose of knees Was to be skinned; When shiny horse chestnuts (Hollowed out Fitted with straws Reflections on a Gift of Watermelon Pickle. book with tobacco Stolen from butts In family ashtrays) Were puffed in green lizard silence.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Reflections on a Gift of Watermelon Pickle at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5. Reflections On A Gift Of Watermelon Pickle FIRST EDITION Book is in great condition, no water damage or torn pages.

No dust jacket. Comes from a smoke-free fragrance-free Rating: % positive. Reflections on a gift of watermelon pickle : and other modern verse by Dunning, Stephen, compiler. Publication date Topics Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities.

Internet Archive : Reflections on a Gift of Watermelon Pickle Felicity Hoffecker InScott Foresman published an anthology of poetry entitled Reflections on a Gift of Water-melon Pickle.

It was suitably encased in hard green covers with pink endpapers and contained a number of short poems, some well known and some unknown. The title poem, by John Tobias, was. Textual Analysis Dreaming and Reflection on a Gift of a Watermelon Pickle Recived from a Friend Called Felicity Posted on Febru by willthethrill20 In the poem Dreaming the young women is speaking to possibly her friends or writing a dating request form online and in the other poem by John Tobias the story was told by a person who.

One of the big influences on my own work. First got a copy in the early 70's. I was still in high school. This opened my eyes to the many possibilities of poetry I had yet to encounter. For better. The editors spent several years bringing together poems they considered fine enough to include, then slowly and carefully sifted out of which appear in the book.

Readers of Reflections on a Gift of Watermelon Pickle and Other Modern Verse may well be tempted by Eve Merriam's suggestion in "How to Eat a Poem" Don't be polite Bite in. Get this from a library. Reflections on a gift of watermelon pickle and other modern verse.

[Stephen Dunning; Edward Lueders; Naomi Shihab Nye; Keith Gilyard; Demetrice A Worley;] -- Young people helped the compilers select these poems by such authors as Audre Lorde, Theodore Roethke, Langston Hughes, Donald Justice, and Dorothy Parker.

reflections on a gift of watermelon pickle and other modern verse And Other Modern Verse By Edward Lueders, Stephen Dunning, Hugh Smith.

Reflections on a Gift of Watermelon Pickle ~ and other modern verse. And the gift Ms. Hoover gave me, this sweet thin little book, inspired me that summer with each poem I read.

Donald Justice. William Carlos Williams. Langston Hughes. The fact that our mom put up watermelon pickles was a glorious bonus. Reflections On A Gift Of Watermelon Pickle by Dunning, Stephen; Edward Lueders and Hugh Smith (eds.) A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.

All. A little different from the usual recipe I do, this one is based on a special poem, Reflections on A Gift of Watermelon Pickle, that helped me through tough times when I was growing up. The first few pages of Reflections on a Gift of Watermelon Pickle offer candid advice on how to read a poem without being condescending, finishing with the above poem.

It is the first of a collection of pithy verses rife with accessible imagery and evocative cadences that make going through this book feel like rifling through a box of : () Get this from a library. Reflections on a gift of watermelon pickle : and other modern verse.

[Stephen Dunning; Edward Lueders; Hugh Smith; Donald Marvine] -- A collection of modern poems chosen for their appeal to young people. I never considered this poetry-pickle comparison until recently, when I was introduced to an anthology of poetry for middle and high school students called Reflections on a Gift of Watermelon Pickle and Other Modern Verse.

First published inthe anthology is truly idiosyncratic, once wildly popular and these days too little-known. Reflections on a Gift of Watermelon Pickle Received from a Friend Called Felicity by ellemay on September 7, My friend Gina is canning peaches and tomatoes, figs and all kinds of summer-lovely things, and as she was telling me about going to buy the last of the summer fruit, I was reminded of this poem that I loved when I was a kid.The editors spent several years bringing together poems they considered fine enough to include, then slowly and carefully sifted out of which appear in the book.

Readers of Reflections on a Gift of Watermelon Pickle and Other Modern Verse may well be tempted by Eve Merriam's suggestion in "How to Eat a Poem" center Don't be polite/5(6).Stephen Dunning is the author of Reflections on a Gift of Watermelon Pickle ( avg rating, ratings, 86 reviews, published ), Some Haystacks Do /5.