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Poetry from the UK & Ireland

Over 150 titles of contemporary poetry from the UK and Ireland.

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Admissions

Pamela Lewis

Admissions

Pamela Lewis's poetry is notable for its conciseness and sharpness of observation. Although this, her first, collection centres on the themes of death and suffering, there is humour too.

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Thinking of the Bull Dancers

Caroline Price

Thinking of the Bull Dancers

A wide-ranging collection both geographically and in terms of subject matter, these are poems about art, architecture, music, places, people, creatures. Here is someone on the move, yet always seeking repose, fascinated by beauty yet continually being brought up against the ugly side of experience.

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Total Recall

Colin Rowbotham

Total Recall

This collection, in which the poet draws upon his memories, is disconcerting and painfully honest yet also full of delights and curiosities. The final sequence, 'A Year and Others', embodies the tragic experience of the loss of a child.

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Churwell Poems

Stephen Wade

Churwell Poems

This is Stephen Wade's first collection of poetry and it displays strength and sensitivity in equal measure. The poet is aware of the historical pressures which make human beings act and react as they do, yet he does not lose sight of the intuitive.

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A Country on Fire

Graham Mort

A Country on Fire

"Whether he is writing about people or places, about wildlife or the scenery around him, these poems invariably display both craftsmanship and integrity. There can be little doubt that they entirely deserve the [major] Eric Gregory Award they received in 1985." Raymond Tong, British Book News

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Cat Therapy

Myra Schneider

Cat Therapy

"Myra Schneider's poems confront the large issues - suffering, poverty, corruption - but what comes through is a belief in human possibility, a feeling of generosity and hope." Iron

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Picking up the Pieces

Joan Gordon

Picking up the Pieces

Joan Gordon made a late start as a writer. This book consists of a moving sequence about widowhood followed by wise and witty reflections on a range of other subjects, mostly suburban and domestic. Her poetry is eloquent and direct, and has no time for frills and formalities.

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Selected Poems 1972-1986

Stanley Cook

Selected Poems 1972-1986

A collection by a Yorkshire poet about the North - its wide, wild spaces, its farmlands, its history, its industrial past and present, its bright, enduring people - which resonates beyond geographical boundaries and events.

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Dear Vincent

Anna Adams

Dear Vincent

In this book, the poet pays tribute to the visual artists who have influenced her during summers spent in the South of France. This is a book suffused with southern light and a richness of colour.

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Out of Exile

Alexis Lykiard

Out of Exile

Like all Lykiard's poetry, this collection is controversial, direct and compulsively readable.

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