Many poems in this collection explore the intrusions of 'the wild' into daily life, through memories, in illness, and in places that you've lost or left behind. Dougan is interested in the ways in which the past re-enters the present, particularly through the secrets of family life, in al... read more
An updated selection of all Heaney's books, up to and including "The Haw Lantern", which was published in 1987. The book also includes selections from "Stations", prose poems of 1975 which have never appeared except as a pamphlet.
"trumpeting through blood bone the glasshouse's yellow stars These poems orchestrate an eclectic and original music, curating their treasury of the new and reimagined. Exquisitely crafted, they balance attention and adventure, emerging from a croche of stars' to blast wild and high in gilde... read more
Philip Larkin's second collection, "The Less Deceived" was published by The Marvell Press in 1955, and now appears for the first time in Faber covers. The eye can hardly pick them out. From the cold shade they shelter in, Till wind distresses tail and mane; Then one crops grass, and moves about - The ... read more
'Paper Aeroplane' is the author's own selection from across a quarter-century of work, from his debut to the latest, uncollected work. Drawing upon all of his award-winning poetry collections, including 'Kid', 'Book of Matches', 'The Universal Home Doctor' and 'Seeing Stars', this generous selection p... read more
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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 ... read more
Renowned critic and poet Clive James presents the crowning achievement of his career: a monumental translation of Dante's The Divine Comedy. The Divine Comedy is the precursor of modern literature, and Clive James's new translation ? his life's work and decades in the making ? presents Dante's entire epic poem in a single song.
THE BEST OF THE BEST OF BUKOWSKI The Pleasures of the Damned is a selection of the best poetry from America's most iconic and imitated poet, Charles Bukowski. Celebrating the full range of the poet's extraordinary sensibility and his uncompromisi... read more
"Among the most innovative of twentieth-century poets," according to Jenny Penberthy in the Dictionary of Literary Biography, E. E. Cummings experimented with poetic form and language to create a distinct personal style. A Cummings poem is spare and precise, employing a few k... read more
The Road Between is poetry well-lived. Poetry for the soul that walks the fine line between losing yourself in the world and finding yourself again, often in the smallest of moments. Courtney Peppernell is the bestselling author of Pillow Thoughts, a collection of poetry and prose a... read more
A breathtaking new volume of poetry from an Australian literary icon, David Malouf’s first full volume of poetry since Typewriter Music once again shows us why he is one of Australia’s most enduring and respected writers. Earth Hour comes to rest at the perfect, still moment of “sile... read more
A collectible new Penguin Classics series: stunning, clothbound editions of ten favourite poets, which present each poet's most famous book of verse as it was originally published. Designed by the acclaimed Coralie Bickford-Smith and beautifully set, these slim, A format volumes a... read more