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Odyssey

Hardback, 27/10/2016, £16.99
£15.29
The Odyssey tells the story of the Greek hero Odysseus' epic ten year journey home after the end of the Trojan War of the Iliad. Its epic sweep has gripped generations of readers.

Snow Approaching on the Hudson

Paperback, 04/02/2021, £10.99
£9.89
August Kleinzahler has earned admiration for his musical, precise poems that are grounded in the people, places and language among which he has lived.

Selected Poems of Thom Gunn

Paperback, 18/03/2021, £14.99
£13.49
A beautifully produced collection of Thom Gunn's classic poetry, illuminated by insightful notes.

New Selected Poems

Paperback, 04/03/2021, £18.99
£17.09
This collection provides readers with a perpetually exciting, compact edition of the revolutionary poet's most powerful work. Frederick Seidel has been hailed as 'the poet of a new contemporary form' (New York Review of Books), and 'the most frightening American poet ever' (Boston Review).

Poetry Rebellion: Poems and prose to rewild the spirit

Hardback, 04/03/2021, £12.99
£11.69
Life is the 21st century is laden with challenges from the climate emergency to extreme politics. However, in this inspired anthology of poems, voices around the world use the power of the written word to make us stand up, rebel and ignite change.

Alexa, what is there to know about love?

Hardback, 21/01/2021, £12.99
£11.69
A hilarious and moving poetry collection from bestselling poet, Costa Prize shortlisted novelist and Twitter laureate, Brian Bilston.

Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude

Paperback, 07/01/2015, £13.00
£11.70
Winner of the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award, poetry category. Finalist for the 2015 National Book Award, poetry category.Finalist for the 2015 NAACP Image Awards in Poetry.

How To Wash A Heart

Paperback, 26/03/2020, £9.99
£8.99
Always at the centre of her books and performances are the experiences of the body, and, whether she is exploring racism, violence, the experiences of diaspora communities in India, England or America, what emerges is a heart-stopping, life-affirming way of telling the near impossible-to-be-told.

With These Hands

Paperback, 04/03/2021, £8.99
£8.09
'Pam Ayres is absolutely essential to British humour' Mail on Sunday 'A national treasure' Daily Express Delighting her fans for more than four decades with her mischievous wit and wry observations, this is a classic collection of poems and monologues from Pam Ayres, which takes us back to where it all began.

Buzz Words: Poems About Insects

Hardback, 04/03/2021, £12.00
£10.80
Given that insects vastly outnumber us (there are approximately 200 million insects for every human) it is no surprise that there is a rich body of verse on the creeping, scuttling, flitting, stinging things with which we share our planet.

Poems of Healing

Hardback, 04/03/2021, £12.00
£10.80
Messages of hope in the midst of pain - in such masterpieces as Adam Zagajewski's 'Try to Praise the Mutilated World', Wislawa Szymborska's 'The End and the Beginning' and Stevie Smith's 'Away, Melancholy' - make this a perfect gift for anyone on the road to healing.

Wicked Enchantment: Selected Poems

Paperback, 01/04/2021, £9.99
£8.99

A Blood Condition

Paperback, 22/04/2021, £10.00
£9.00
The moving, expansive, and dazzling second collection from award-winning poet Kayo Chingonyi A Blood Condition tells a story of inheritance - the people, places, cultures and memories that form us.

Penguin's Poems for Life

Paperback, 25/09/2008, £9.99
£8.99
Taking its inspiration from Shakespeare's idea of the 'seven ages' of a human life, this anthology brings together the poems in English. Beginning with babies, it is divided into sections on childhood, growing up, making a living and making love, family life, getting older, and approaching death, ending with poems of mourning and commemoration.

100 Best-Loved Poems

Paperback, 02/01/2000, £2.99
£2.69

The Nation's Favourite: Poems

Paperback, 19/09/1996, £9.99
£8.99
In a nationwide poll to discover Britain's favourite poem, Rudyard Kipling's 'If...' was voted number one. This unique anthology brings together the results of the poll in a collection of the nation's 100 best loved poems.

Writ on Cold Slate

Paperback, 01/02/2021, £7.99
£7.19

Yield

Paperback, 21/02/2021, £9.99
£8.99
Claire Dyer's accomplished third collection of poetry charts the journey, from a mother's perspective, of the transition of her younger child from boy to girl.

Mental Fight

Hardback, 07/01/2021, £9.99
£8.99
An epic poem touching on issues of racism, intolerance and environmental destructions.

Wild

Hardback, 07/01/2021, £9.99
£8.99
These poems range across a wide variety of subjects, from the autobiographical to the philosophical, from war to love, from nature to the difficulty of truly seeing.

The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem

Hardback, 30/03/2021, £9.99
£8.99
'For there is always light If only we're brave enough to be it. If only we're brave enough to see it.' **Sunday Times and New York Times Bestseller** 'I was profoundly moved...

The Hill We Climb and Other Poems

Hardback, 07/12/2021, £12.99
£11.69
The breakout poetry collection by presidential inaugural poet Amanda Gorman Including 'The Hill We Climb,' the stirring poem read at the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden, this collection of the same name reveals an energizing and unforgettable new voice in poetry.

Kalevala

Paperback, 30/11/2017, £10.99
£9.89
Kalevala is the poetic name for Finland: `the land of heroes'. Ambition, lust, romance, birth and death can all be found within its pages, as well as the sampo, a mysterious talisman that brings great happiness to its possessor and over which great battles will be fought.

Papers

Paperback, 27/03/2012, £11.99
£10.79

Slug

Hardback, 13/05/2021, £14.99
£12.00
The new collection of poetry and prose from the Ted Hughes Award winning author of Nobody Told Me

Nobody Told Me: Poetry and Parenthood

Paperback, 05/03/2020, £9.99
£8.00
Winner of the Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry 2016

Plum

Paperback, 15/06/2017, £10.99
£8.00
A wise, rude, sharp poetry collection encompassing a life from childhood to attempted adulthood, from one of the most important poets of the new generation

Sweet Shop

Paperback, 12/01/2019, £9.99
£8.00
Amit Chaudhuri's new collection of poems makes a fresh, spiritual accommodation with the world. The poems often take their themes from sweets named and eaten, meals remembered, and matches these with meditations on culture, people, time and identity that slowly unfold as much in the mouth as in the mind.

Prince's Pen

Paperback, 10/10/2011, £8.99
£7.00

Moving Day

Paperback, 27/05/2021, £12.99
£11.69
The first collection from Jenny King, a contributor to Carcanet's New Poetries VIII anthology.

Heeding

Hardback, 17/06/2021, £12.99
£11.69
From two bestselling and award-winning writers on landscape comes a luminously illustrated meditation on our relationship with the natural world and each other through four unprecedented seasons & a global pandemic.

An Upside Down World

Paperback, 01/10/2019, £10.00
£9.00

C+nto: & Othered Poems

Paperback, 07/06/2021, £10.99
£9.89
Part-memoir, part-conjecture, Joelle Taylor investigates sexuality and gender in poetry that is lyrical, expansive, imagistic, epic and intimate.

Books and Libraries: Poems

Hardback, 07/10/2021, £12.00
£10.80
more recent luminaries include Brecht, Cavafy, Gabriela Mistral, Dylan Thomas, Iku Takenaka, Pablo Neruda, Wislawa Szymborska, Anne Stevenson, Maya Angelou, Derek Walcott, John Burnside and Ian McMillan.

Selected Poems 1930-1988

Paperback, 05/11/2009, £12.99
£11.00
A selection of poems of Samuel Beckett, from "Whoroscope" (1930) to 'What is the Word' (1988).

Collected Poems of Samuel Beckett

Paperback, 24/10/2013, £25.00
£22.00
It was as a poet that Samuel Beckett launched himself in the little reviews of 1930s Paris, and as a poet that he ended his career. The Collected Poems is the most complete edition of Beckett's poetry and verse translations ever to be published, as well as the first critical edition.

Spirit Level

Paperback, 08/10/2001, £10.99
£9.89
The poems in Seamus Heaney's collection The Spirit Level keep discovering the possibilities of 'a new beginning' in all kinds of subjects and circumstances. What is at stake, in poem after poem, is the chance of buoyancy and balance, physical, spiritual and political.

Electric Light

Paperback, 19/03/2001, £10.99
£9.89
Electric Light travels widely in time and space, visiting the sites of the classical world, revisiting the poet's childhood: rural electrification and the light of ancient evenings are reconciled within the orbit of a single lifetime.

Wade in the Water

Paperback, 03/04/2018, £8.99
£8.09

Homie

Paperback, 20/02/2020, £10.99
£9.89

Angles of Ascent : A Norton Anthology of Contemporary African American Poetry

Paperback, 15/02/2013, £17.99
£16.19
More than seventy poets are represented in this innovative new anthology of African American poetry since the 1960s.

Seeing Things

Paperback, 03/06/1991, £10.99
£9.89
This collection of Seamus Heaney's work, especially in the series of 12-line poems entitled "Squarings", shows he is ready to re-imagine experience and "to credit marvels". The title poem is typical in that it begins with memories of an actual event, then moves towards the visionary.

Ariel

08/05/2001, £10.99
£9.89
Features poems such as 'Lady Lazarus', 'Daddy', 'Edge' and 'Paralytic', which were all written between the publication in 1960 of Sylvia Plath's first book, The Colossus, and her death in 1963.

Late in the Day

Hardback, 21/01/2016, £16.99
£15.29

Poems on Nature

Hardback, 03/10/2019, £9.99
£8.99
This delightful collection of nature poems is introduced by author Helen Macdonald.

Thinking with Trees

Paperback, 24/06/2021, £10.99
£9.89
Debut collection about Blackness, nature, and landscape from a contributor to Carcanet's New Poetries VIII anthology.

Cheryl's Destinies

Paperback, 26/08/2021, £9.99
£8.99

Poems: 1962-2020

Hardback, 26/08/2021, £30.00
£27.00
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