Poetry


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  • Cover scan of New Collected Poems
    New Collected Poems
    W. S. Graham - Paperback - Faber
    From his first publications in the early 1940s, to his final works of the late 1970s, W.S. Graham has produced poetry of intense power and inquisitive vision. This anthology reprints the full texts of Graham's published and posthumous volumes alongside an astute selection of the notebook writings.
  • Cover scan of Ghosts At Cockrow
    Ghosts At Cockcrow
    Stewart Conn - Paperback - Bloodaxe
    This volume features poems written during his spell as Edinburgh's first Poet Laureate – among them a sequence depicting Roull of Corstorphin (elegised in Dunbar's famous Lament) as Edinburgh's first Makar.
  • Cover scan of Lucky Day
    Lucky Day
    Richard Price - Paperback - Carcanet
    This collection combines wit and warmth with a series of deeply affecting poems that chronicle his experience as the father of a child with severe learning difficulties.
  • Cover scan of The Good Neighbour
    The Good Neighbour
    John Burnside - Paperback - Jonathan Cape
    The question of how we live together sits at the heart of this, John Burnside's ninth collection of poetry.
  • Cover scan of Into The Blue Wavelengths
    Into The Blue Wavelengths: Love Poems And Elegies
    Roderick Watson - Paperback - Luath
    Perhaps all poems are love poems, and elegies as well. From its opening poem on the poet's infant daughter to the closing verses on the death of his father, 'Into the Blue Wavelengths' offers an exploration of this theme that is witty and serious by turns.
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    Sun Behind The Castle: Edinburgh Poems
    Angus Calder - Paperback - Luath
    The Edinburgh of Angus Calder's poems is not the city of summer tourism and landmark buildings. It is the all-the-year-round arena of lingering mists or brilliant sunlight on grey stone, where seagulls and pigeons command the early-morning streets, curlers sweep their ice at Murrayfield and coarse sportsmen revel on the Meadows.
  • Cover scan of God's Gift To Women
    God's Gift To Women
    Don Paterson - Paperback - Faber
    Don Paterson's second collection has been impatiently awaited and in it he moves into yet more exhilarating territory. Autobiography mixes with invention, exaggeration and dazzle to produce poems unlike any others.
  • Cover scan of Mean Time
    Mean Time
    Carol Ann Duffy - Paperback - Anvil Press Poetry
    In her fourth collection, Carol Ann Duffy dramatizes scenes from childhood, adolescence and adulthood, finding moments of grace or consolation in memory, love and language amid the complexities of life.
  • Cover scan of All The Poems
    All The Poems
    Muriel Spark - Hardback - Carcanet
    This collection of poetry by Muriel Spark presents the full range of one of Britain's most acclaimed writers. It includes villanelles, ballads and epigrams, as well as freer forms, all marked by her sharp observations and command of her medium.
  • Cover scan of New Selected Poems
    New Selected Poems
    Carol Ann Duffy - Hardback - Picador
    Carol Ann Duffy draws together key poems from her published work to date spanning almost twenty years of definitive writing - from 'Standing Female Nude' (1985) to 'Feminine Gospels' (2003).

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