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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 89 books in this booklist

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  • Cover image of book How Poetry Can Change Your Heart by Andrea Gibson and Megan Falley
    How Poetry Can Change Your Heart - by Andrea Gibson and Megan Falley

    £8.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781452171807 | ISBN 10: 1452171807

    Poetry can transform: How can a poem transform a life? Could poetry change the world? In How Poetry Can Change Your Heart, spoken-word stars Andrea Gibson and Megan Falley roll out the welcome mat and prove that poetry is for everyone.  • Wheth ... more

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  • Cover image of book Armistice: A Laureate
    Armistice: A Laureate's Choice of Poems of War and Peace - by Carol Ann Duffy (Editor)

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780571347087 | ISBN 10: 0571347088

    The Armistice of 1918 brought ceasefire to the war on the Western Front, but ‘the Great War’ would not as hoped be ‘the war to end all wars’.   In this affecting selection, the Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy, guides us deep into the act a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Others: Writers On the Power of Words to Help Us See Beyond Ourselves by Charles Fernyhough (Editor)
    Others: Writers On the Power of Words to Help Us See Beyond Ourselves - by Charles Fernyhough (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781783527519 | ISBN 10: 178352751x

    Writers celebrate the power of words to show us the world as others see it, raising funds for refugee and anti-hate charities.   Across the world, intolerance of otherness is growing: in Donald Trump’s America, in Brexit Britain and in a Europe ... more

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  • Cover image of book We Were Always Here: A Queer Words Anthology by Ryan Vance and Michael Lee Richardson (Editors)
    We Were Always Here: A Queer Words Anthology - by Ryan Vance and Michael Lee Richardson (Editors)

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781912489145 | ISBN 10: 1912489147

    From drag queens and discos, to black holes and monsters, these stories and poems wrestle with love and loneliness and the fight to be seen. By turns serious and fantastical, hilarious and confrontational, We Were Always Here addresses the fears, mys ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ten Poems about Walking by Various poets, selected and introduced by Sasha Dugdale
    Ten Poems about Walking - by Various poets, selected and introduced by Sasha Dugdale

    £4.95   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781907598647 | ISBN 10: 1907598642

    There seems to be a natural connection between walking and poetry. For Wordsworth, the regular rhythm of walking was a stimulus to writing, and he said that “nine-tenths of my verses have been poured out in the open air.”   This beautiful ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ten Poems from Scotland by Various poets, selected and introduced by Don Paterson
    Ten Poems from Scotland - by Various poets, selected and introduced by Don Paterson

    £4.95   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781907598685 | ISBN 10: 1907598685

    The ten poems in our revised and updated edition offer a taste of the poetry of Scotland. Some poems explore ideas around identity and change, exile and belonging. Others focus on landscape and place, or are principally about language itself. As Don ... more

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  • Cover image of book Christmas Lights: Ten Poems for Dark Winter Nights by Various authors
    Christmas Lights: Ten Poems for Dark Winter Nights - by Various authors

    £4.95   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781907598715 | ISBN 10: 1907598715

    The switching on of festive lights in towns and villages across the land announces the fact that Christmas is fast approaching. It also marks the start of real winter.  This delightful selection contains ten brand new poems by leading contemp ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rise Like Lions: Poetry for the Many by Compiled by Ben Okri
    Rise Like Lions: Poetry for the Many - by Compiled by Ben Okri

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781473676169 | ISBN 10: 1473676169

    An anthology of inspiring political poetry compiled by award-winning poet and novelist Ben Okri.   In Rise Like Lions, Booker Prize winning writer Ben Okri has compiled a collection of poems that celebrate the many voices of politics, from polemic ... more

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  • Cover image of book Poems to Live Your Life By by Chris Riddell (illustrator)
    Poems to Live Your Life By - by Chris Riddell (illustrator)

    £10.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781509814374 | ISBN 10: 150981437x

    In Poems to Live Your Life By, Chris Riddell, political cartoonist for the Observer, has selected his very favourite classic and modern poems about life, death and everything in between.   This gorgeously illustrated collection includes forty-six ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ten Poems from Russia by Various Authors
    Ten Poems from Russia - by Various Authors

    £4.95   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781907598708 | ISBN 10: 1907598707

    These ten poems take us to the heart of human experience with all the passion of the Russian spirit.   We find poems of love and poems celebrating the beauty of birch-wood and steppe, alongside poems that touch on the anguish of being a poet i ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Zoo of the New: A Book of Exceptional Poems from Sappho to Paul Muldoon by Don Paterson and Nick Laird (Editors)
    The Zoo of the New: A Book of Exceptional Poems from Sappho to Paul Muldoon - by Don Paterson and Nick Laird (Editors)

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780141392493 | ISBN 10: 0141392495

    "So open it anywhere, then anywhere, then anywhere again. We're sure it won't be long before you find a poem that brings you smack into the newness and strangeness of the living present, just as it did us."(from the Introduction) In The Zoo of the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Off the Shelf: A Celebration of Bookshops in Verse by Carol Ann Duffy (Editor)
    Off the Shelf: A Celebration of Bookshops in Verse - by Carol Ann Duffy (Editor)

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781509897087 | ISBN 10: 1509897089

    In Off the Shelf: A Celebration of Bookshops in Verse, Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy has commissioned a selection of the UK's most loved and lauded poets to each write a poem in celebration of books and bookshops - the worlds they hold, the freedoms ... more

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  • Cover image of book #MeToo: A Women
    #MeToo: A Women's Poetry Anthology - by Deborah Alma (Editor)

    £10.00   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781911048299 | ISBN 10: 1911048295

    #MeToo – rallying against sexual assault and harassment: A women’s poetry anthology – edited by poet Deborah Alma. "This collection is quite the rollercoaster: it made me cry with sadness – and with joy. I salute the courage of the women w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Poems For a World Gone to Sh*t by Various poets
    Poems For a World Gone to Sh*t - by Various poets

    £9.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781787471030 | ISBN 10: 1787471039

    An uplifting, moving and funny poetry anthology including the most-loved poets of the past and popular contemporary voices.  Discover the amazing power of poetry to make even the most f**cked up times feel better.  A beautiful little ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ten Poems About Birds (Booklet) by Various authors
    Ten Poems About Birds (Booklet) - by Various authors

    £4.95   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781907598517 | ISBN 10: 1907598510

    There is probably more poetry about birds than about any other insect or animal, as if there’s something in the nature of a bird that makes it particularly suited to the small and intense space that is a poem. This delightful anthology is a second ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Blade of Grass: New Palestinian Poetry by Various poets
    A Blade of Grass: New Palestinian Poetry - by Various poets

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780995767539 | ISBN 10: 099576753x

    ‘Against barbarity,’ wrote the celebrated Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish (1942-2008), ‘poetry can resist only by cultivating an attachment to human fragility, like a blade of grass growing on a wall as armies march by.’   A Blade of Gras ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ten Poems About Clouds (Booklet) by Various poets, selected by Katharine Towers
    Ten Poems About Clouds (Booklet) - by Various poets, selected by Katharine Towers

    £4.95   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781907598487 | ISBN 10: 1907598480

    Who hasn’t looked up at the sky and seen a whale or a poodle or a sports car? There’s something about clouds that excites the imagination. Their shape-shifting nature means they never fail to entertain and intrigue us.   Here in our little ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Map and the Clock: A Laureate
    The Map and the Clock: A Laureate's Choice of the Poetry of Britain and Ireland - by Carol Ann Duffy and Gillian Clarke (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780571277094 | ISBN 10: 0571277098

    The Map and the Clock is a celebration of the most scintillating poems ever composed on our islands.   Curated by Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, and by Gillian Clarke, National Poet of Wales, this anthology gathers fourteen centuries of extraordin ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Forward Book of Poetry 2018 by Various poets
    The Forward Book of Poetry 2018 - by Various poets

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780571340774 | ISBN 10: 0571340776

    The Forward Book of Poetry 2018 showcases a selection of the best contemporary poetry published in the British Isles over the last year, including the winners of 2017’s prestigious Forward Prizes for Poetry.  It is introduced by Andrew Marr, c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ten: Poets of the New Generation by Karen McCarthy Woolf (Editor)
    Ten: Poets of the New Generation - by Karen McCarthy Woolf (Editor)

    £9.95   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781780373829 | ISBN 10: 1780373821

    Ten: Poets of the New Generation presents the work of ten exciting British poets from diverse backgrounds. It is the third anthology from The Complete Works poetry mentoring scheme, a national programme supporting exceptional black and Asian poets fo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ten Poems About Grandparents (Booklet) by Various poets, Selected & Introduced by Liz Soar and Pupils of Headington School
    Ten Poems About Grandparents (Booklet) - by Various poets, Selected & Introduced by Liz Soar and Pupils of Headington School

    £4.95   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781907598470 | ISBN 10: 1907598472

    The latest title from Candlestick Press is something of a departure: all the poems have been chosen by pupils at Headington School and the selection includes contributions written by the students themselves and by their English teacher, Liz Soar.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ten Poems from Ireland (Booklet) by Various poets, Selected and Introduced by Paula Meehan
    Ten Poems from Ireland (Booklet) - by Various poets, Selected and Introduced by Paula Meehan

    £4.95   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781907598432 | ISBN 10: 190759843x

    Ten poems chosen by Paula Meehan, one of Ireland’s major living poets... Our latest publication is a spellbinding selection of modern poems that encompass Ireland’s folklore and recent history, alongside enduring themes of ageing, love and childh ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ten Poems of Kindness (Booklet) by Various poets, Selected and Introduced by Jackie Kay
    Ten Poems of Kindness (Booklet) - by Various poets, Selected and Introduced by Jackie Kay

    £4.95   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781907598463 | ISBN 10: 1907598464

    Kindness can be an underestimated virtue in our increasingly hectic and impersonal world. It is a word that we use most often in our conversations with young children when we tell them to be kind to a fellow creature or a new friend. These generous p ... more

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  • Cover image of book She Grrrowls: The Anthology by Various poets
    She Grrrowls: The Anthology - by Various poets

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781911570141 | ISBN 10: 1911570145

    ‘But there’s just not many women doing poetry...’ – some men have said.   Back in 2013, when London was in need, poet and feminist Carmina Masoliver founded a monthly event that catered for self-identifying women and non binary folks, brin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stairs and Whispers: D/Deaf and Disabled Poets Write Back by Sandra Alland, Khairani Barokka and Daniel Sluman (Editors)
    Stairs and Whispers: D/Deaf and Disabled Poets Write Back - by Sandra Alland, Khairani Barokka and Daniel Sluman (Editors)

    £14.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781911027195 | ISBN 10: 1911027190

    Stairs and Whispers: D/deaf and Disabled Poets Write Back, edited by Sandra Alland, Khairani Barokka and Daniel Sluman, is a ground-breaking anthology examining UK disabled and D/deaf poetics. Packed with fierce poetry, essays, photos and links to ac ... more

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  • Cover image of book Is That All You People Think About? A Collection of Modern Haikus by Gordon Gordon
    Is That All You People Think About? A Collection of Modern Haikus - by Gordon Gordon

    £7.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781910931615 | ISBN 10: 1910931616

    ‘I’m in here!’ yelled Mum. Hide and seek was spoilt again. We never found Dad.   The word ‘Haiku’ invokes images of misty mountains, running streams and falling leaves. But where are the haiku that reflect the modern world we live ... more

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  • Cover image of book Poems That Make Grown Women Cry by Anthony Holden and Ben Holden (Editors)
    Poems That Make Grown Women Cry - by Anthony Holden and Ben Holden (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781471148644 | ISBN 10: 1471148645

    ‘A deep and valuable collection that you could rely upon in your time of need’ The Times  Following the success of their anthology Poems That Make Grown Men Cry, father-and-son team Anthony and Ben Holden, working with Amnesty Internation ... more

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  • Cover image of book Calligraphies of Love by Hassan Massoudy
    Calligraphies of Love - by Hassan Massoudy

    £10.00   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780863569050 | ISBN 10: 0863569056

    Inspired by timeless poems from around the world, Hassan Massoudy’s calligraphy takes us on a visual journey through love in its many forms.   Through his signature broad strokes and vibrant colours, this master calligrapher brings to life t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Other Tiger: Recent Poetry from Latin America by Richard Gwyn (Editor)
    The Other Tiger: Recent Poetry from Latin America - by Richard Gwyn (Editor)

    £14.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781781723340 | ISBN 10: 1781723346

    The Other Tiger: Recent Poetry from Latin America is an anthology of Spanish language contemporary poetry from the Americas. Produced bilingually, with Spanish and English versions on facing pages, it is a welcome addition to the canon of translation ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Long White Thread of Words: Poems for John Berger by Amarjit Chandan (Editor)
    The Long White Thread of Words: Poems for John Berger - by Amarjit Chandan (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780993454745 | ISBN 10: 0993454747

    Novelist, draughtsman, film-maker, essayist and critic – John Berger is one of the major European intellectuals of our time.   Since the 1950s he has been challenging the way we see the world and how we think about it in books like Ways of S ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ten Poems About Friendship (Booklet) by Various poets
    Ten Poems About Friendship (Booklet) - by Various poets

    £4.95   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781907598418 | ISBN 10: 1907598413

    We’ve had so many requests for a pamphlet about friends and friendship, and finally it’s here! This insightful selection of ten funny, poignant and refreshingly honest poems deals with the reality of friendship in all its forms. From childhood al ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wait Till I
    Wait Till I'm Dead: Poems Uncollected - by Allen Ginsberg

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780141399027 | ISBN 10: 0141399023

    Rainy night on Union Square, full moon. Want more poems? Wait till I'm dead. Allen Ginsberg, August 8, 1990, 3:30 A.M.  Allen Ginsberg wrote incessantly for more than fifty years, and many of the poems collected for the first time in this vo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Poetry Please: The Seasons by Various Poets
    Poetry Please: The Seasons - by Various Poets

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780571331864 | ISBN 10: 0571331866

    This new anthology of poems, favourites from the nation's longest-running and best-loved request programme for verse, moves with the seasons, following the turning year from John Clare's 'pale splendour of the winter sun' to John Keats's 'Season of m ... more

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  • Cover image of book Poems for Jeremy Corbyn by Merryn Williams (Editor)
    Poems for Jeremy Corbyn - by Merryn Williams (Editor)

    £10.00   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781910323663 | ISBN 10: 1910323667

    Fifty poets write on the threat to planet earth, war and peace, bullying, Brexit, the age of austerity and Jeremy Corbyn.   Poets include: Michael Bartholomew-Biggs, Neil Beardmore, Ian Birchall, Janine Booth, Alan Brownjohn, Rip Bulkeley, Oli ... more

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  • Cover image of book 1917: Stories and Poems from the Russian Revolution by Boris Dralyuk (Translated and selected by)
    1917: Stories and Poems from the Russian Revolution - by Boris Dralyuk (Translated and selected by)

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781782272144 | ISBN 10: 1782272143

    'This is the last of you, old world - soon we'll smash you to bits.'  The passionate voices of radicals, dreamers, workers, aristocrats, satirists and romantics fill these electrifying poems and prose pieces, written between 1917 and 1919 in ... more

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  • Cover image of book All Through the Night: Night Poems and Lullabies by Marie Heaney (Editor)
    All Through the Night: Night Poems and Lullabies - by Marie Heaney (Editor)

    £12.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781902121611 | ISBN 10: 1902121619

    All Through the Night is a collection of moving and evocative night poems for all stages of life. Lullabies and other poems relating to children and parenting form the opening section, while later poems celebrate or give voice to our various night-ti ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Forward Book of Poetry 2017 by Various poets
    The Forward Book of Poetry 2017 - by Various poets

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780571330805 | ISBN 10: 0571330800

    The Forward Book of Poetry 2017 showcases the best contemporary poems published in the British Isles over the year, including the winners of 2016's Forward Prizes for Poetry.   This anthology, for seasoned poetry lovers and new readers alike, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Windharp: Poems of Ireland Since 1916 by Niall MacMonagle (Editor)
    Windharp: Poems of Ireland Since 1916 - by Niall MacMonagle (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780241966792 | ISBN 10: 0241966795

    The Easter Rising of 1916 was a foundational moment of the independent Irish state; but while that insurrection continues to divide opinion, there is no disagreement as to the majesty of Yeats's 'Easter 1916', or about the excellence of the Irish poe ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Little, Aloud with Love: Prose and poetry for reading aloud to someone you love by Angela Macmillan (Editor)
    A Little, Aloud with Love: Prose and poetry for reading aloud to someone you love - by Angela Macmillan (Editor)

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784740078 | ISBN 10: 1784740071

    "O tell me the truth about love."(W.H. Auden) Many of the most popular works in the English language celebrate love in all its forms: that heady first flush, the agony of heartbreak, joyful reunions, the love of a parent for a child... And wha ... more

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  • Cover image of book Poetry Please: The Nation
    Poetry Please: The Nation's Most Treasured Verse: Love Poems - by Various poets

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780571328093 | ISBN 10: 0571328091

    'What will survive of us is love.'  In this new anthology poets from across the ages lead us on a journey of love in its many forms. From Shakespeare to Rossetti, Keats to Auden, Byron to Browning an beyond, as well as a host of contemporary ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Emergency Poet: An Anti-Stress Poetry Anthology by Deborah Alma: The Emergency Poet (Editor)
    The Emergency Poet: An Anti-Stress Poetry Anthology - by Deborah Alma: The Emergency Poet (Editor)

    £9.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781782434054 | ISBN 10: 1782434054

    A brilliant new anthology of poems that will help you to overcome stress, depression and other anxieties.   Arranged by spiritual ailment, the sections include a range of verse, new and old, which may be of comfort to those in need of a pick- ... more

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  • Cover image of book Over Land, Over Sea: Poems for Those Seeking Refuge by Kathleen Bell, Emma Lee and Siobhan Logan (Editors)
    Over Land, Over Sea: Poems for Those Seeking Refuge - by Kathleen Bell, Emma Lee and Siobhan Logan (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781910170281 | ISBN 10: 1910170283

    An anthology of 102 poems expressing solidarity with the refugees who are currently receiving so little welcome as they take to boats and rafts to cross the Mediterranean and make their way with difficulty through Europe. Readers are invited to take ... more

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  • Cover image of book Futures: Poetry of the Greek Crisis by Theodoros Chiotis
    Futures: Poetry of the Greek Crisis - by Theodoros Chiotis

    £10.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781908058249 | ISBN 10: 1908058242

    "the gouged marble, the graffiti scrawls, the statue standing like something outraged remind you, you who yearned to live beyond this, that hope marked you too."(From 'This City', by Adrianne Kalfopoulou) Futures features some of the most darin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Poetry Please: Love Poems by Various poets
    Poetry Please: Love Poems - by Various poets

    £9.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780571315994 | ISBN 10: 0571315992

    'What will survive of us is love.'   In this new anthology poets from across the ages lead us on a journey of love in its many forms. From Shakespeare to Rossetti, Keats to Auden, Byron to Browning an beyond, as well as a host of contemporary ... more

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  • Cover image of book Poems That Make Grown Men Cry: 100 Men on the Words That Move Them by Anthony and Ben Holden (Editors)
    Poems That Make Grown Men Cry: 100 Men on the Words That Move Them - by Anthony and Ben Holden (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781471134906 | ISBN 10: 1471134903

    In this fascinating anthology, one hundred men - distinguished in literature and film, science and architecture, theatre and human rights - confess to being moved to tears by poems that haunt them. Representing 20 nationalities and ranging in age fro ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Best British Poetry 2015 by Edited by Emily Berry
    The Best British Poetry 2015 - by Edited by Emily Berry

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784630300 | ISBN 10: 1784630306

    Your indispensable guide to the poetry of these islands, now in its fifth year   The Best British Poetry presents the finest and most engaging poems found in literary magazines and webzines over the past year. The material gathered represent ... more

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  • Cover image of book Six Poets: Hardy to Larkin - An Anthology by Alan Bennett by Alan Bennett (Editor)
    Six Poets: Hardy to Larkin - An Anthology by Alan Bennett - by Alan Bennett (Editor)

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780571321100 | ISBN 10: 0571321100

    Writers like to elude their public, lead them a bit of a dance. They take them down untrodden paths, land them in unknown country where they have to ask for directions.   In this personal anthology, Alan Bennett has chosen over seventy poems ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Hollow of the Hand by PJ Harvey and Seamus Murphy
    The Hollow of the Hand - by PJ Harvey and Seamus Murphy

    £16.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408865736 | ISBN 10: 1408865734

    Between 2011 and 2014 PJ Harvey and Seamus Murphy set out on a series of journeys together to Kosovo, Afghanistan, and Washington DC. Harvey collected words, Murphy collected pictures, and together they have created an extraordinary chronicle of our ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Forward Book of Poetry 2016 by Various authors
    The Forward Book of Poetry 2016 - by Various authors

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780571325382 | ISBN 10: 0571325386

    The Forward Book of Poetry 2016 showcases the best of contemporary poetry published in the British Isles over the year, including the winners of 2015's Forward Prizes for Poetry.  This anthology is the 24th in a series that offers an invaluable ... more

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  • Cover image of book Poems for Palestine by Maher J. Massis (Editor)
    Poems for Palestine - by Maher J. Massis (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781843915515 | ISBN 10: 1843915510

    I looked at his thin, aged face / Each line represented a massacre / Each wrinkle, a dead son / Each groove, a year of occupation. Poems for Palestine was launched as a project aiming to collect together verse written by the people of Palestine, ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Breakbeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop by Kevin Coval, Quraysh Ali Lansana and Quraysh Ali Lansana (Editors)
    The Breakbeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop - by Kevin Coval, Quraysh Ali Lansana and Quraysh Ali Lansana (Editors)

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781608463954 | ISBN 10: 1608463958

    Hip-Hop is the largest youth culture in the history of the planet rock. It has produced generations of artists who have revolutionized their genre(s) by applying the aesthetic innovations of the culture. The BreakBeat Poets features 78 poets, born so ... more

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  • Cover image of book Raising Lilly Ledbetter: Women Poets Occupy the Workspace by Carolyne Wright, M L Lyons, and Eugenia Toledo (Editors)
    Raising Lilly Ledbetter: Women Poets Occupy the Workspace - by Carolyne Wright, M L Lyons, and Eugenia Toledo (Editors)

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780991146598 | ISBN 10: 099114659x

    "This remarkable anthology, gathered in tribute to Lilly Ledbetter with a toast to Carolyn Kizer, gathers the lyric art of working women, writing from the depths of at least sixty-two occupations. These are the poems of the heavy-lifters, night-shift ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lifesaving Poems by Anthony Wilson (Editor)
    Lifesaving Poems - by Anthony Wilson (Editor)

    £12.00   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781780371573 | ISBN 10: 1780371578

    Inspired by a remark of Seamus Heaney, Lifesaving Poems began life as notebook, then a blog. How many poems, Heaney wondered, was it possible to recall responding to, over a lifetime? Was it ten, he asked, twenty, fifty, a hundred, or more?  ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hallelujah for 50ft Women: Poems About Women
    Hallelujah for 50ft Women: Poems About Women's Relationship to Their Bodies - by Raving Beauties

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781780371559 | ISBN 10: 1780371551

    Raving Beauties womens theatre company was born out of a deep sense of frustration with domesticity, naivete and a burning need for a creative outlet. It led to an enormous personal, political and professional learning curve. Hallelujah for 50ft Wom ... more

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  • Cover image of book Winning Words: Inspiring Poems for Everyday Life by William Sieghart (Editor)
    Winning Words: Inspiring Poems for Everyday Life - by William Sieghart (Editor)

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780571325702 | ISBN 10: 057132570x

    Faster, higher, stronger: winning words are those that inspire you on to Olympian goals. From falling in love to overcoming adversity, celebrating a new born or learning to live with dignity: here is a book to inspire and to thrill through life's mos ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Poetry of Sex by Sophie Hannah (Editor)
    The Poetry of Sex - by Sophie Hannah (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780241962633 | ISBN 10: 0241962633

    The Poetry of Sex - a raucous, highly enjoyable anthology by acclaimed poet Sophie Hannah   We've been at it all summer, from the Canadian border to the edge of Mexico...   Romance and poetry seem to go hand in hand but - implicit, ex ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Celtic Miscellany by Kenneth Jackson (Editor), selected and translated by Kenneth Hurlstone Jackson
    A Celtic Miscellany - by Kenneth Jackson (Editor), selected and translated by Kenneth Hurlstone Jackson

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780141398853 | ISBN 10: 014139885x

    Including works from Welsh, Irish and Scottish Gaelic, Cornish, Breton and Manx, this Celtic Miscellany offers a rich blend of poetry and prose from the eighth to the nineteenth century, and provides a unique insight into the minds and literature of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ten: The New Wave by Karen McCarthy Woolf (Editor)
    Ten: The New Wave - by Karen McCarthy Woolf (Editor)

    £9.95   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781780371108 | ISBN 10: 1780371101

    Ten: The New Wave presents poetry from some of the most exciting new poets in Britain today. These ten poets were selected for The Complete Works 2 mentoring project, a groundbreaking initiative to promote diversity and quality in British poetry, ini ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Forward Book of Poetry 2015 by Various poets
    The Forward Book of Poetry 2015 - by Various poets

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780571315246 | ISBN 10: 0571315240

    The Forward Book of Poetry showcases a selection of the best contemporary poetry published in the British Isles over the last year, including the winners of 2014's prestigious Forward Poetry Prizes.  It is introduced by Jeremy Paxman, chairman o ... more

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  • Cover image of book Poetry Please by Roger McGough (Editor)
    Poetry Please - by Roger McGough (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780571303298 | ISBN 10: 0571303293

    BBC Radio 4's Poetry Please is the longest-running broadcast of verse anywhere in the world. First aired in 1979, the programme, a request show which broadcasts to two million listeners a week, has become a unique record of the country's best-loved p ... more

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  • Cover image of book Poetry of the First World War: An Anthology by Tim Kendall
    Poetry of the First World War: An Anthology - by Tim Kendall

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780198703204 | ISBN 10: 0198703201

    'What passing-bells for these who die as cattle?'   The First World War produced an extraordinary flowering of poetic talent, from poets whose words commemorate the conflict as enduringly as monuments in stone. Their poems have come to express ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Bird is Not a Stone: An Anthology of Contemporary Palestinian Poetry by Henry Bell and Sarah Irving (Editors)
    A Bird is Not a Stone: An Anthology of Contemporary Palestinian Poetry - by Henry Bell and Sarah Irving (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781908754561 | ISBN 10: 1908754567

    A rare opportunity to discover the range and variety of extraordinary voices in contemporary Palestinian poetry translated by Scotlands most acclaimed poets.   A major collection of contemporary Palestinian poetry translated by 25 of Scotland ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Best British Poetry 2013 by Ahren Warner & Roddy Lumsden (Editors)
    The Best British Poetry 2013 - by Ahren Warner & Roddy Lumsden (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781907773556 | ISBN 10: 190777355x

    The Best British Poetry has rapidly become one of the UKs most noted collections. Now in its third edition, Salt Publishing is proud to present this thoroughly inspirational selection from this years best poets.   Offering a completely compr ... more

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  • Cover image of book An Anthology of Modern Irish Poetry by Wes Davis (Editor)
    An Anthology of Modern Irish Poetry - by Wes Davis (Editor)

    £20.95   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780674072220 | ISBN 10: 0674072227

    Never before has there been a single-volume anthology of modern Irish poetry so significant and groundbreaking as An Anthology of Modern Irish Poetry. Collected here is a comprehensive representation of Irish poetic achievement in the twentieth and t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Essential Poems from the Staying Alive Trilogy by Neil Astley (Editor)
    Essential Poems from the Staying Alive Trilogy - by Neil Astley (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781852249427 | ISBN 10: 1852249420

    Staying Alive, Being Alive and Being Human have introduced many thousands of new readers to contemporary poetry, and have helped poetry lovers to discover the little known riches of world poetry.  Each anthology in the Staying Alive trilogy ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Best British Poetry 2012 by Sasha Dugdale & Roddy Lumsden (Editors)
    The Best British Poetry 2012 - by Sasha Dugdale & Roddy Lumsden (Editors)

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781907773259 | ISBN 10: 1907773258

    The Best British Poetry 2012 presents the finest and most engaging poems found in literary magazines and webzines over the past year. The material gathered represents the rich variety of current UK poetry. Each poem is accompanied by a note by the po ... more

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  • Cover image of book The World Record by Neil Astley and Anna Selby (Editors)
    The World Record - by Neil Astley and Anna Selby (Editors)

    £10.00   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781852249380 | ISBN 10: 1852249382

    The World Record is an international anthology of work by poets from all the countries taking part in the 2012 London Olympics, featuring a poem from each of the 204 Olympic nations, from Armenia to Tuvalu, Azerbaijan to Turkmenistan.   With t ... more

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  • Cover image of book 101 Sonnets by Don Paterson (Editor)
    101 Sonnets - by Don Paterson (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780571278732 | ISBN 10: 0571278736

    Poets have been fascinated and challenged by the sonnet ever since it was imported from Italy to England in the sixteenth century. With its fourteen lines, inexhaustibly variable, it has met particular needs of almost every major poet from Thomas Wya ... more

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  • Cover image of book Short and Sweet by Simon Armitage (Editor)
    Short and Sweet - by Simon Armitage (Editor)

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780571278725 | ISBN 10: 0571278728

    Short and Sweet is an inspiring new anthology arranged to show how the short poem, defined here as no longer than thirteen lines - and sometimes a lot shorter than that - can tell a story, present a complex argument, and be packed with as much passio ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Picador Book of Love Poems by John Stammers (Editor)
    The Picador Book of Love Poems - by John Stammers (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780330456883 | ISBN 10: 0330456881

    With The Picador Book of Love Poems, award-winning poet John Stammers has created a unique collection: by pairing some of the finest love poems from centuries past with modern counterparts, he presents a book of surprising connections, echoes and jux ... more

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  • Cover image of book Being Human: The Companion Anthology to Staying Alive and Being Alive by Neil Astley (Editor)
    Being Human: The Companion Anthology to Staying Alive and Being Alive - by Neil Astley (Editor)

    £12.00   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781852248093 | ISBN 10: 1852248092

    Being Human is the third book in the Staying Alive poetry trilogy. Staying Alive and its sequel Being Alive have introduced many thousands of new readers to contemporary poetry. Being Human is a companion volume to those two books - a world poetry a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Red is the Rose: A Book of Irish Love Poems by Various authors
    Red is the Rose: A Book of Irish Love Poems - by Various authors

    £7.50   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781847172365 | ISBN 10: 1847172369

    A beautifully-designed collection of love poems to delight, inspire and awaken the romantic in each of us. Celebrates new love, enduring love, desire, devotion, distraction and the all-consuming passion that makes poets of us all.  W.B. Y ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ten Poems About Mothers (Booklet) by Various authors
    Ten Poems About Mothers (Booklet) - by Various authors

    £4.95   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781907598036 | ISBN 10: 1907598030

    Ten Poems about Mothers is a tribute to mothers everywhere; in the centenary year of International Women�s Day, it seems an appropriate (and schmaltz-free) alternative to a Mother�s Day card or a birthday card � or just a thank you - for mother ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Little, Aloud: An Anthology of Prose and Poetry for Reading Aloud to Someone You Care for by Edited by Angela Macmillan
    A Little, Aloud: An Anthology of Prose and Poetry for Reading Aloud to Someone You Care for - by Edited by Angela Macmillan

    £12.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780701185633 | ISBN 10: 0701185635

    We are on the cusp of a reading revolution. Increasingly, research is uncovering an intimate connection between reading and wellbeing. The seemingly simple act of being read to brings remarkable health and happiness benefits. It stimulates thought an ... more

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  • Cover image of book Life in Verse: Journeys Through Poetry by Various authors
    Life in Verse: Journeys Through Poetry - by Various authors

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780140424812 | ISBN 10: 0140424814

    This publication complements the landmark BBC series My Life in Verse, making our official tie-in anthology available as a paperback. It includes poetry from Yeats, Tennyson, Blake, Larkin, E. E. Cummings, Don Paterson, Roald Dahl, Benjamin Zephaniah ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Ecco Anthology of International Poetry by Edited by Ilya Kaminsky and Susan Harris of Words Without Borders
    The Ecco Anthology of International Poetry - by Edited by Ilya Kaminsky and Susan Harris of Words Without Borders

    £12.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780061583247 | ISBN 10: 0061583243

    Edited by Ilya Kaminsky and Susan Harris of Words Without Borders, The Ecco Anthology of International Poetry offers a selection of the finest international poetry from the 20th century in the best English translations available. Providing in many c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Answering Back by Carol Ann Duffy (editor)
    Answering Back - by Carol Ann Duffy (editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780330448246 | ISBN 10: 0330448242

    Carol Ann Duffy has invited fifty of her peers to choose and respond to a poem from the past. With up-and-coming poets alongside more established names, and original poems alongside the new works they have inspired - Paul Muldoon, Vicki Feaver and U. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Penguin Book of First World War Poetry by George Walter (Editor)
    The Penguin Book of First World War Poetry - by George Walter (Editor)

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780141181905 | ISBN 10: 0141181907

    This anthology reflects the diversity of voices it contains: the poems are arranged thematically and the themes reflect the different experiences of war not just for the soldiers but for those left behind. This is what makes this volume more accessib ... more

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  • Cover image of book Poems from Spain: British and Irish International Brigaders on the Spanish Civil War by Jim Jump (editor)
    Poems from Spain: British and Irish International Brigaders on the Spanish Civil War - by Jim Jump (editor)

    £11.00   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781905007394 | ISBN 10: 1905007396

    This is the first poetry anthology solely devoted to poems written by International Brigade volunteers. Fully illustrated and with extensive notes, the collection conveys the idealism and anguish felt by the men and women who risked their lives to de ... more

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  • Cover image of book Van Gogh
    Van Gogh's Ear 5: The Celebrity Edition - by various

    £11.00   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9782914853071 | ISBN 10: 2914853076

    Van Gogh's Ear: The Celebrity Edition, which is volume 5, celebrates art, poetry, and the ultimate sex goddess of the 20th century, Marilyn Monroe. There's a one-act play by Joyce Carol Oates that brings to life Marilyn's posing for the nude calendar ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hair - A Journey Into the Afro and African Experience: Poems, Stories, Styling Tips by Shirley May and Pete Kalu
    Hair - A Journey Into the Afro and African Experience: Poems, Stories, Styling Tips - by Shirley May and Pete Kalu

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781905778010 | ISBN 10: 1905778015

    Hair: A celebration of Afro and Asian hair in poetry and fiction.Hair is surrounded by traditions, legends, folklore, myths and everyday joys and frustrations.Twists, dreads, comb styles, weaves, fluffed, afro'd, dyed, treated: every style has its ... more

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  • Cover image of book Halala Madiba: Nelson Mandela in Poetry by Edited by Richard Bartlett
    Halala Madiba: Nelson Mandela in Poetry - by Edited by Richard Bartlett

    £9.95   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780955233906 | ISBN 10: 0955233909

    From the day the cell door closed on Nelson Mandela 40 years ago, poets took up the fight for freedom - not just his freedom, but that of an entire people. This book brings together almost 100 poems from 25 countries that show how a generation of poe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lines of Life: 101 Poems by 101 Women by Edited by Germaine Greer
    Lines of Life: 101 Poems by 101 Women - by Edited by Germaine Greer

    £12.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780571228294 | ISBN 10: 0571228291

    In Lines of Life: 101 Poems by 101 Women, Germaine Greer brings together poems 'written from the point of view of a woman and most of them about being female'.  This wonderful collection explores a range of female poets from the sixteenth centur ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Thunder Mutters: 101 Poems for the Planet by Edited by Alice Oswald
    The Thunder Mutters: 101 Poems for the Planet - by Edited by Alice Oswald

    £7.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780571218578 | ISBN 10: 0571218571

    The thunder mutters louder and more loud... (John Clare)Taking for her subject our human planet, or what Robert Lowell called 'this sweet volcanic cone', Alice Oswald has chosen 101 poems which map the border between the personal and natural worlds ... more

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  • Cover image of book Modern Women Poets by Deryn Rees-Jones (Editor)
    Modern Women Poets - by Deryn Rees-Jones (Editor)

    £9.95   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781852246785 | ISBN 10: 1852246782

    Modern Women Poets is the companion anthology to Deryn Rees-Joness pioneering critical study, Consorting with Angels: Essays on Modern Women Poets. While its selections illuminate and illustrate her essays, Deryn Rees-Joness superb anthology works ... more

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  • Cover image of book Van Gogh
    Van Gogh's Ear Vol.4: Best World Poetry and Prose - by various

    £11.00   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9782914853033 | ISBN 10: 2914853033

    Volume four of Van Gogh's Ear: Best World Poetry and Prose is now to be experienced! A powerful poem for peace by one of the great voices of contemporary literature, Maya Angelou, seizes the soul; Margaret Atwood's insightful, often amusing essay on ... more

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  • Cover image of book Amazing Grace: An Anthology of Poems about Slavery by James G. Basker (Editor)
    Amazing Grace: An Anthology of Poems about Slavery - by James G. Basker (Editor)

    £24.00   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780300107579 | ISBN 10: 0300107579

    Bringing together more than 400 poems and poetic excerpts on slavery by writers both famous and unknown, this landmark anthology charts the emergence of slavery in the collective consciousness of the English-speaking world. "The most definitive colle ... more

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  • Cover image of book Do Not Go Gentle: Poems for Funerals by Neil Astley (editor)
    Do Not Go Gentle: Poems for Funerals - by Neil Astley (editor)

    £7.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9781852246358 | ISBN 10: 1852246359

    This wide-ranging selection combines popular choices of traditional poems read at funerals with powerful poems by contemporary writers more tuned to our present age of doubt & disbelief.. There are poems here for churchgoers and believers, including ... more

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  • Cover image of book Passionate Renewal: Jewish Poetry in Britain Since 1945 by Peter Lawson (ed)
    Passionate Renewal: Jewish Poetry in Britain Since 1945 - by Peter Lawson (ed)

    £14.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780907123736 | ISBN 10: 0907123732

    From Dannie Abse to Michael Rosen, and Elaine Feinstein to Lotte Kramer, this book, the first of its kind, celebrates poetry written by British Jews. The subjects covered include family and home, love and friendship, Judaism and secularism, the Holoc ... more

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