Category:

 Poetry

Running Upon The Wires is Kate Tempest's first book of free-standing poetry since the acclaimed Hold Your Own. In a beautifully varied series of formal poems, spoken songs, fragments, vignettes and ballads, Tempest charts the heartbreak at the end of one relationship and the ... read more

Running upon the Wires

Enjoy the magic of reading aloud and switch off from the distractions of life through the contemplation of poetry.
Reciting poetry is a tradition as old as time. Ancient Greeks used it for awakening the mind and shaping character. Memorising ... read more

A Year of Reading Aloud - 52 Poems to Learn and Love

Category:

 Poetry

Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy returns with Sincerity, her last full collection as Poet Laureate, a magisterial achievement from the greatest living poet of our times. A frank, disarming and deeply moving exploration of loss and remembrance in their many forms, presented in a beautiful, foiled package.

Sincerity

Category:

 Poetry

So here I sit,alone with dried flowersand yellowed pages of the past.Reading the fairytalefrom beginning to end.And knowing that no rewritecan change our story. Themes of self-discovery, tending the garden of the soul, and nurturing yourself into blossom, Amid Thirsty Vines... read more

Amid Thirsty Vines: Poems

Category:

 Poetry

Series:Miniature Editions Ser.

Once it blooms, it changes everything. Love is uplifting, enlightening, transforming. In this timeless collection of more than 80 sonnets, William Shakespeare pays tribute to our most beautiful emotion. Read and share them with the one you love.

Love Sonnets of Shakespeare

In Rise Like Lions, Booker Prize winning writer Ben Okri has compiled a collection of poems that celebrate the many voices of politics, from polemics and rallying cries to lyrics and meditations. Many of these poems have resonated with readers over lifetimes and ... read more

Rise Like Lions: Poetry for the Many

Blackout poetry is simply the act of removing or "blacking out" existing text to create a new piece of work. It's fun and rewarding for word-puzzle lovers, writers, visual artists, designers--really anyone! Make Blackout Poetry is a collection of text... read more

Make Blackout Poetry - Turn These Pages into Poems

Category:

 Poetry

Maybe our world will grow kinder eventually. Maybe the desire to make something beautiful is the piece of God that is inside each of us.
In this stunning collection, Mary Oliver returns to the imagery that has defined her life's work.
Herons, sparrows, owls and kingfishers fl... read more

Blue Horses

Category:

 Poetry

Series:Macmillan Collector's Library

Designed to appeal to the book lover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautifully bound pocket-sized gift editions of much loved classic titles. Bound in real cloth, printed on high quality paper, and featuring ribbon markers and gilt edges, Macmillan Collector's Lib... read more

Poems for Love

Category:

 Poetry

Awards:Winner of The Wainwright Prize 2017 (UK).

Winner of the 2017 Wainwright Golden Beer Book Prize for nature writingThe natural history of the Western Front during the First World War'If it weren't for the birds, what a hell it would be.'During the Great War, soldiers lived inside the ground, closer to nature than many humans h... read more

Where Poppies Blow

Category:

 Poetry

Reading Level:Very Good
Awards:Longlisted for Ockhams NZ Book Awards Poetry Prize 2018

Built around the abyss, the tightrope, and the trick that we all have to perform to walk across it, Pasifika poetry warrior Selina Tusitala Marsh brings to life in Tightrope her ongoing dialogue with memory, life and death to find out whether 'stories' really can 'cure the incurable'. In M... read more

Tightrope

Category:

 Poetry

Series:Macmillan Collector's Library
Reading Level:General Adult

Designed to appeal to the book lover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautifully bound pocket-sized gift editions of much loved classic titles. Bound in real cloth, printed on high quality paper, and featuring ribbon markers... read more

Poems of Thomas Hardy: A New Selection (Collector's Library)