Masks, duncan bush
Duncan Bush
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p>In this ambitious book of poems, Duncan Bush uses a glittering variety of voices and poetic personae. His characters include a South African ex-mercenary, a Welsh hill farmer&rsquo;s widow, a Cardiff garage mechanic, tourists, and, most memorably in his long poem sequence for two voices, &rsquo;Are There Still Wolves In...
£5.95
Robert Minhinnick
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p><em>Hey Fatman</em> by Robert Minhinnick is full of the rich, sometimes strange, always telling, detail that we have come to expect from one of Britain&rsquo;s most compelling poets. The book opens with poems set in and around his home country of south Wales, and includes a sequence based on the history of an ancestral...
£5.95
Tim Liardet
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p>The diverse themes and textures of Tim Liardet&rsquo;s second collection of poems, <em>Fellini Beach</em>, are intricately wrought and almost operatic in scope and intensity. The poems of section 1 are not casual, &#39;occasional&#39; poems, but dramas with atmospheric sets, peopled by mad, eccentric or...
£5.95
sing for the taxman, sheenagh pufg
Sheenagh Pugh
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p>Her characteristic wit and precision are fully in evidence in Sheenagh Pugh&rsquo;s <em>Sing for the Taxman</em>. Dedicated to the proposition that poetry must, first of all, entertain the reader, these poems give delight on first reading and pleasure upon contemplation.</p><p>A day mountain climbing inspires...
£5.95
Tony Curtis
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p>Taken for Pearls is the vibrant and various collection of poems by Tony Curtis, published in 1993.</p><p>Included are beautiful elegies for relatives and colleagues, as well as fascinating persona poems where characters from history reveal themselves to the reader. Also featured are fine occasional lyrics inspired by domestic...
£5.95
Steve Griffiths
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p>The poems of Steve Griffiths show a vigorous, compassionate and intelligent sensibility confronting important issues both public and private. His language ranges from the stark to the sumptuous and is tempered by humour and a keen sense of irony.</p><p>This new <em>Selected Poems</em> includes work from his three...
£6.95
Ruth Bidgood
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p>This Selected Poems by Ruth Bidgood includes generous selections from her previous five volumes as well as a large section of new poems.</p><p>&#39;Valley-before-Night&rsquo;, a long poem about the history, inhabitants and landscape of Cwm-cyn-Nos - a &rsquo;dark valley&rsquo; in mid Wales - sets the tone for...
£6.95
Lucien Jenkins
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p>These poems by Lucien Jenkins often have the quality of lucid dreams, for they are at once vivid and particular and charged with emotion.</p><p>In &#39;Dog&#39; the past literally hounds you; in &#39;Less&#39; the earth begins to shrink alarmingly - &quot;then it was noticed nothing had been heard from...
£5.95
Time Pieces
Paul Henry
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p><em>Time Pieces </em>is Paul Henry&rsquo;s debut collection of poems. Clear-eyed, compassionate, and concerned, he writes movingly about members of his family and community. We meet the brisk, arrogant &rsquo;Bigwig&rsquo;, the fragile, elderly &rsquo;Audrey in Autumn&rsquo;, along with grandparents, window...
£5.95
Out of stock
love from Wales
Tony Curtis
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p>&#39;Who made an ache under my rib?&#39; asks the poet on the first page of <em>Love from Wales</em>, and just what makes the Welsh a passionate race? This selection of poetry and prose on the theme of love by Welsh poet Tony Curtis and novelist Sian James offers some lively answers.<br /><br /><em>...
£7.99
Out of stock
love from Wales
Sian James
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p>&#39;Who made an ache under my rib?&#39; asks the poet on the first page of <em>Love from Wales</em>, and just what makes the Welsh a passionate race? This selection of poetry and prose on the theme of love by Welsh poet Tony Curtis and novelist Sian James offers some lively answers.<br /><br /><em>...
£7.99
Out of stock
John Davies
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p>Against backcloths which include Utah where he lived for a year and the Dee estuary of north Wales, his home area, Davies&rsquo; fascination with other people has sparked a diversity of forms, voices, stories. Underlying his variety, there is too an urgently sustained focus. The tension between rootedness and movement, two ways of...
£5.95
Midas' daughter, vuyelwa carlin
Vuyelwa Carlin
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p><em>Midas&rsquo; Daughter</em> is Vuyelwa Carlin&rsquo;s first full-length book of poems. Her short-line stanzas are studded with jewel-like images that accrue into mysterious tales or characters from myth and history. The first section of the book is devoted to poems on the theme of trees. They show a fine sympathy...
£5.95
poems for ghosts, peter finch
Peter Finch
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p>Ever wondered if there was another way of doing it? <em>Poems for Ghosts</em> takes up where Peter Finch&#39;s <em>Selected Poems</em> left off. A compendium of modernist plunder, this is no collection for lovers of the traditionally tame.</p><p>Sound poems, found poems, straight poems. hooliganism...
£5.95
sheenagh pugh selected poems
Sheenagh Pugh
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p>Here is the best of Sheenagh Pugh&rsquo;s early work: a generous and wide-ranging selection from her first four collections, together with two dozen previously unpublished pieces.</p><p>Notable inclusions are the prize-winning &#39;M.S.A&#39; and &#39;Intercity Lullaby&#39;, and the much-anthologised &#...
£8.99
Cary Archard
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p>Since it was founded in 1965, <em>Poetry Wales</em> has consistently published the best poetry by Welsh writers. This selection of 117 contributions is a fascinating record of twenty-five years of poetry writing.</p><p>It includes not only poetry but also articles about famous poets such as Dylan Thomas and...
£6.95
Jean Earle
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p>This volume collects the best work from Jean Earle&rsquo;s previous books,<em> A Trial of Strength</em>, <em>The Intent Look </em>and<em> Visiting Light</em>, whilst adding to it over forty outstanding new poems.</p><p>Since her first book in 1980 (published at the age of seventy one)...
£5.99
Ed. Ceri Meyrick
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p>This is the second volume in the Seren Poets series, which aims to introduce new poets to a wider audience. It follows the pattern set in the first volume, <em>The Bloodstream</em>, of presenting three poets writing in English, and a Welsh language poet in translation for the first time.</p>
£5.95
Christopher Meredith
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p>The most significant writer among these prizewinners &hellip; I take to be Christopher Meredith. He writes with freedom and perhaps unfashionable eloquence about alienation and doubt. So wrote Michael Hofman in the T.L.S. of the 1983-84 Gregory Award winners.</p><p>Meredith&rsquo;s first short book, <em>This</...
£4.95
Leslie Norris
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p>Leslie Norris&rsquo;s eleventh collection of poetry is marked by his observation of the natural world. Many of the poems are concerned with the cyclical processes of nature migration, the seasons, life and death. They are written with all the sharpness of language, exactness of imagery and vivid painterly description which readers...
£4.95
Ceri Meyrick
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p>This is the first in a series of Seren Poets volumes, featuring the work of five poets. Four are collected here for the first time: Wayne Burrows, Rose Flint, Lucien Jenkins and Merryn Williams. The fifth, Menna Elfyn, is already an established poet in the Welsh language, and has been described as Wales&rsquo; leading feminist poet;...
£4.95
Christine Evans
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p><em>Cometary Phases</em> builds on the lyrical and unsentimental portrayal of rural life which is a feature of Christine Evans&#39; work, but includes a striking new imaginative power.</p><p>Ageing, change, the environment and the position of women are her subjects now, in poems often shot through with darkness...
£4.95
Bryan Aspden
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p>Bryan Aspden&rsquo;s second collection crosses Western Europe in its search for individuality in the face of an increasingly bureaucratic world. In the wake of Chernobyl, the rise of consumerism and mass media, and in the breaking down of national barriers he looks to the diverse cultures of Wales, France and Spain for an affirmation...
£4.95
Immrama
Catherine Fisher
Poetry
0
No votes yet
<p><em>Immrama</em> is an old Irish word meaning &quot;voyages to islands&quot;, and many of the poems in this volume are journeys to islands of the past, to ancient sites, and into religion.</p>
£3.95