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The journey from love to heartbreak to finding love again is personal yet universal. Lang Leav's evocative poetry speaks to the soul of anyone who is on this journey.  Leav has an unnerving ability to see inside the hearts and minds of her readers. Her talent for translating complex emotions with astonishing simplicity has won her a cult following of devoted fans from all over the world. Lang Leav is a poet and internationally exhibiting artist. Her work expresses the intricacies of love and loss.

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"One of the most beautiful things I have ever read. Ever.­" - BT, Grammy Nominated Composer and Technologist "This is me. This is you. This is us. This is every human being, past and present, old and young, of every ethnicity, race and faith. Our every complex human emotion translated into words. Someone knows and someone understands. This is the essence of what it truly means to be human.­" - Ethar El-­Katatney, CNN African Journalist Of The Year, award-­winning journalist, blogger and author. "The magnificent beauty of I Wrote This For You is quite simply this: the book is elegantly incomplete without you. No one else in the world can read it the way you do. No one.­" - Matthew E. May, Author of The Elegant Solution, In Pursuit Of Elegance, The Shibumi Strategy "I bought the 'I Wrote This For You' book in actual, real-­life paperback, and it soothes my soul. Buy it if you can.­" - Laura Prudom, Associate Editor for AOL/HuffPo TV ***** I need you to understand something. I wrote this . . .

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In 2013, the following poems topped 200,­000 views on the Button Poetry YouTube: Lily Myers’ “Shrinking Women”, Neil Hilborn’s “OCD” & “Mating Habits of the North American Hipster”, Javon Johnson’s “cuz he’s black”, Rachel Rostad’s “To JK Rowling, From Cho Chang”, Dylan Garity’s “Rigged Game” & “Friend Zone”, Guante’s “Ten Responses to the Phrase ‘Man Up’ ”, and Pages Matam’s “Piñata”.

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This revised and expanded edition of The Essential Rumi includes a new introduction by Coleman Barks and more than 80 never-­before-­published poems. Through his lyrical translations, Coleman Barks has been instrumental in bringing this exquisite literature to a remarkably wide range of readers, making the ecstatic, spiritual poetry of thirteenth-­century Sufi Mystic Rumi more popular than ever. The Essential Rumi continues to be the bestselling of all Rumi books, and the definitive selection of his beautiful, mystical poetry.

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Goethe's masterpiece and perhaps the greatest work in German literature, Faust has made the legendary German alchemist one of the central myths of the Western world. Here indeed is a monumental Faust, an audacious man boldly wagering with the devil, Mephistopheles, that no magic, sensuality, experience, or knowledge can lead him to a moment he would wish to last forever. Here, in Faust, Part I, the tremendous versatility of Goethe's genius creates some of the most beautiful passages in literature. Here too we experience Goethe's characteristic humor, the excitement and eroticism of the witches' Walpurgis Night, and the moving emotion of Gretchen's tragic fate.

This authoritative edition, which offers Peter Salm's wonderfully readable translation as well as the original German on facing pages, brings us Faust in a vital, rhythmic American idiom that carefully preserves the grandeur, integrity, and poetic immediacy of Goethe's...

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At the Tabard Inn in Southwark, a jovial group of pilgrims assembles, including an unscrupulous Pardoner, a noble-­minded Knight, a ribald Miller, the lusty Wife of Bath, and Chaucer himself. As they set out on their journey towards the shrine of Thomas a Becket in Canterbury, each character agrees to tell a tale. The twenty-­four tales that follow are by turns learned, fantastic, pious, melancholy and lewd, and together offer an unrivalled glimpse into the mind and spirit of medieval England.­About the AuthorBorn in London to a wine merchant, Geoffrey Chaucer (c1340-­1400) became a royal servant and travelled as a diplomat to France, Spain and Italy. As well as being famed for his translations, his own work includes Troilus and Criseyde, The Book of the Duchess and The Legend of Good Women. Jill Mann has been Professor Medieval & Renaissance English at Cambridge University, and most recently Notre Dame Professor of English. She is the author Feminizing Chaucer (2002), and . . .

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