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

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Into the Ashes

Graham Mort

Into the Ashes

The poet writes: "The poems in this collection deal with the possibilities of nuclear war... Somewhere inside ourselves we are deeply divided, afraid to let the intellectual knowledge of what we live with touch our emotions, just as the critical mass in a nuclear weapon is not joined until the last split second... My poems have tried to imagine the unimaginable, to give substance to the nightmare..."

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The Spade of My Father

Leslie A. Richardson

The Spade of My Father

These poems mainly reflect the poet's background as the son of a fenland farmer. They are about landscapes, animals and people, and display considerable wit, affection and vulnerability, conveying their messages in a clear, economical style.

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Cathedral of Birds

Myra Schneider

Cathedral of Birds

In her third collection, Myra Schneider displays increasing control over disparate subject-matter, but the gift for powerfully affecting metaphor is as strong as ever, particularly in conjuring a sense of loss.

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Pommes Poems

Asa Benveniste

Pommes Poems

An extraordinary collection of poems ranging widely from the domestic to dynastic, from the lyrical to the Apollonian, from the finely wrought to the crudely unkempt.

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Stepping Westward

Ann Bond

Stepping Westward

Ann Bond combines the natural world and a profound sense of history in a first collection of poems that are both rich in literary allusion and sensual in expression.

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No Stranger to This Place

Beth Edge

No Stranger to This Place

Born in South Wales, Beth Edge has lived in the Barnsley area of South Yorkshire since 1966. In these poems, she proves she is 'no stranger' to the county of her adoption, confronting the harshness of the industrial landscape at the same time as giving expression to romantic feeling in the face of nature.

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The Sofa Book

Paul Evans and Peter Wilson

The Sofa Book

"Containing sundry remarks and observations composed for the most part as the author reclined upon his sofa near the sea"

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Disturbed Ground

David Harmer

Disturbed Ground

A first full collection from a member of the Northern-based poetry cabaret / performance group 'The Circus of Poets'. There is a concisiveness, a wiry strength and a wry humour about these poems, which need the page to appreciate them fully.

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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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