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Rehearsing How to Live: Reaching Out to Life [Kindle Edition]

Max Roytenberg
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In lively and entertaining prose and verse Max Roytenberg offers his perspective on life and its events in Rehearsing How to Live: Reaching Out to Life. He draws conclusions on living and loving, the order of our priorities, parents and children, wives and families, life and death, and aging and dying. He discusses the rapid pace of the changing society around us, along with the challenges of technology and changing demographics. He asks questions and shares his answers—how have we dealt with these elements of life, what have we done right, what have we done wrong, what might we have done, and what might we yet do?

Roytenberg believes that life is a rehearsal every day for how we may face our tomorrows better prepared. These poems have been written over a period of more than fifty years and focus on the benefits of hindsight, second guessing, and maybe a few lies about what really happened.


Can We See?

Skitter-scatter, wind-swept droplets beat staccato
rhythms on our glassy apertures
shattering into filigree the apparitions that
dance so visibly in the light of rainless day.

Looking back at our histories, our views clouded
by the torrents of emotion, silvering shadows
gilding the realities, we shield the constructs
that protect our private images of the past.

Do we ever truly see our histories clearly in
the light?

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About the Author

Max Roytenberg is widely traveled, having had five formal careers, most notably as an economist and businessman. Born in Winnipeg, Canada, he reclaimed his childhood sweetheart as his third wife at the age of seventy-one and retired to Dublin, Ireland. He has written extensively over the last fifty years; this is his fifth book.

Product Details

  • File Size: 249 KB
  • Print Length: 138 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: iUniverse (December 13, 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00AO1QZR2
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,136,153 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 stars wonderful poetic summary of life's achievements February 5, 2013
By SIDNEY
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
I chose this writer because of our similar life journeys with different detail and he describes our individual search for happiness and our ultimate achievements

Very eloquently written
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