Poetry


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  • 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.
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    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.
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    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).
  • Cover scan of A Long Stride Shortens The Road
    A Long Stride Shortens The Road: Poems Of Scotland
    Donald Smith - Paperback - Luath
    The poems in this collection chart the main staging posts in Scotland's recent history, but also reveal a personal narrative of exile and attachment, an intimate engagement with Scottish landscape, and a sense of the spiritual in all things.
  • Cover scan of The Dancers Inherit The Party And Glasgow Beasts, An' A Burd

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    The Dancers Inherit The Party And Glasgow Beasts, An' A Burd
    Ian Hamilton Finlay - Paperback - Polygon
    The poems in this book have the persistent quality of an original voice while keeping close to the shores of familiar forms and nursery rhymes.
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    The Tree House
    Kathleen Jamie - Paperback - Picador
    For several years, Kathleen Jamie's work has addressed two principal concerns: how the human negotiates with the natural world, and how men and women should define their conduct within family and society. Jamie argues for an engagement of the whole being through a kind of practical earthly spirituality.
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    Collected Poems: Robert Garioch
    Robert Garioch - Paperback - Polygon
    This revised edition of Garioch's collected poetry presents the entire restoration of Garioch's own ordering of his poems. The editor has supplied a new introduction and has expanded Garioch's own notes with some information on his Edinburgh background and examples of manuscript deletions.

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