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Published by Louisiana State University Press in Baton Rouge .
Written in English


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StatementDavid R. Slavitt.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3569.L3 S48 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23158399M
ISBN 109780807134023, 9780807134030
LC Control Number2008026611

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In The Seven Deadly Sins and Other Poems, veteran poet David R. Slavitt touches on topics from the mundane to the mysterious with his signature wit and intelligence. In the collection's title poem, Slavitt gives a voice to the Seven Deadly Sins, each of which claims, persuasively, to possess a value to humans that is seldom noticed or appreciated. Slavitt has a unique ability to examine an idea - be it virtue or vice, dark or blithe - and offer perspective and wisdom about the conundrums of our existence."--Jacket.   from THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS AND OTHER POEMS LSU Press, by David R. Slavitt THE SEVEN DEADLY SINS 1. Pride Surely, there must be some mistake. I admit at once that my name is there with the other six, but after all, if you look at what I am and what I do, as you should not only for my sake but your own, and examine in however perfunctory a fashion.   I was looking for a good book on the seven "deadly" sins and this book exceeded my expectations. If you are looking for a folksy, superficial read - this is not going to be it. DeYoung delves deeply into each of the seven deadly or "capital" vices, defining clearly what they are, how they derive their foundation in pride (the "father" of the Reviews:

The Seven Deadly Sins: Sayings of the Fathers of the Church is the inaugural volume in a new series from the Catholic University of America Press. This series will feature a wide range of scholars compiling material from the Fathers of the Church series to focus on a specific area of theology.   I'm Deadly Sin Number Six. I'm Known In Almost Everyone. Hard To Undo What I Have Done. I'm Gluttony, Simple As That. I'm The Reason They Call You Fat. The Food You Eat Goes To Your Thighs Because I'm There, But In Disguise. I Can Control Your Trip To Heaven I'm Deadly Sin Number Seven. We Are The Seven Deadly Sins, Be Careful Or We Shall Win. Summary: In The Seven Deadly Sins and Other Poems, veteran poet David R. Slavitt touches on topics from the mundane to the mysterious with his signature wit and intelligence. Seven Deadly Sins - Wrath poem by Shankaran Kutty. For all the evil pleasures And the lives we lead so vile When anger and tyranny rule. Page.

Poems about Seven deadly sins at the world's largest poetry site. Ranked poetry on Seven deadly sins, by famous & modern poets. Learn how to write a poem about Seven deadly sins and share it! Seven Deadly Sins poem by Macklin MacKenzie. World round are my brethren all people are my kinBut the things that control our lives are the seven deadly sinsWe see .   The Seven Deadly Sins. by Alvin Williard A. Aquino. Email Share (Wrath) He is working to write his own Poetry book that he will treasure for the rest of his life as he answers all his questions. Words of view from Alvin: "Poems are not just words to read, it is to understand who and what is going on in the world through the point of view of. The seven deadly sins, also known as the capital vices, or cardinal sins, is a grouping and classification of vices within Christian teachings, although they are not explicitly listed in the Bible. Behaviours or habits are classified under this category if they directly give rise to other immoralities. [2].