Poetry

    Everyone Knows I am a Haunting

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    Rime of the Ancient Mariner

    By Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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    In The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, one of the best-known and best-loved poems in the English language, a grizzled old sailor stops a man on his way to a wedding and tells a terrifying story. He speaks of how he doomed the crew of his ship by shooting dead...

    Bees

    By Carol Ann Duffy

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    `Beautiful and moving poetry for the real world' Jeanette Winterson, Guardian `Wonderful . . . a poet alert to every sound and shape of language' Sunday Telegraph The Bees is Carol Ann Duffy's first collection of poems as Poet Laureate. In it she uses her full poetic range: there are...

    Other Country

    By Carol Ann Duffy

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    The Other Country was Carol Ann Duffy's third collection, and as with her later books, takes its readers on journeys that seem initially similar - but soon prove anything but. This book leads our imagination to places our minds could not have suspected were there, or would not have dared...

    Mean Time

    By Carol Ann Duffy

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    In her prize-winning 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. These are powerful poems of loss, betrayal and desire.

    Widening Income Inequality

    By Frederick Seidel

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    With poems that seem earnest one moment and flippant the next, this book includes poems that deal with high-society cocktail parties to street-level poverty, genocide to Obamacare, New York to Syria.

    Favourite Poems

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    An anthology of classic poems that is perfect for bedside reading, accompanied by charming illustrations by Jane Robbins. From Chaucer to Carroll, Shakespeare to Shelley, enjoy the nation's favourite poets in this gorgeous anthology by the National Trust. From Renaissance writers such as Christopher Marlowe, Romantics like Lord Byron and...

    Juvenal Revisited

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    Roman poet Juvenal, prince of satirists, lived in a frenetic world which provided him with ample ammunition for his attacks on the ills and frills of society - many of them with us now as they were nearly 2000 years ago.

    stack

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    stack is a volume-length minimalist poem which documents minimalist interventions witnessed in the everyday - nurtures the theory that 'less is more'

    Goblin Market and Other Poems

    By Christina G. Rossetti

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    A collectible new Penguin Classics series: stunning, clothbound editions of ten favourite poets, which present each poet's most famous book of verse as it was originally published. Designed by the acclaimed Coralie Bickford-Smith and beautifully set, these slim, A format volumes are the ultimate gift editions for poetry lovers. Goblin...

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