‘Wilkinson’s gift for finding the poetry in football terraces as well as crafting lyrical intrigue demonstrate his range and place as an up-and-coming voice on the UK poetry scene.’ – The Poetry Book Society. Pre-order Way More Than Luck
<p><em>Gods</em> is a first collection of spare, resonant poems by a new young poet. Their language is precise, their images delicate and inventive. Many of the poems explore the richness and ambiguity of a woman’s life, others portray rural Wales in a vivid and refreshingly direct manner.</p>
<p>John Ormond is one of the finest of a generation of Anglo-Welsh poets which includes Dannie Abse and Leslie Norris.</p><p>This long-awaited <em>Selected Poems</em> makes a thematic selection from his long career, influenced early by his friends Dylan Thomas and Vernon Watkins. Ormond soon found his own voice,...
<p><strong>Falling Back is out of stock. However, the complete poem is included in Christine Evans’ <a href="https://www.serenbooks.com/productdisplay/selected-poems-3">Selected Poems</a>.</strong></p><p>'Falling Back' is a single long poem by one of Wales’...
<p><em>Invisible Times </em>sees Mike Jenkins developing further the picture of working-class society in south Wales which he presented so forcefully in his previous book,<em> Empire of Smoke.</em> His use of language and dialect moves still closer to that of his subjects, and the business of their living is written...
<p>At the centre of <em>Prisoners of Transience</em> are the translations of seven German poets writing during the Thirty Years War, a period now much neglected. The general violence and desolation are portrayed as vividly in the poetry of that time as in its visual art.</p><p>The fragility and uncertainty of life...
<p>Steve Griffiths is one of very few English language poets to come out of Anglesey. <em>Civilised Airs</em> divides into poems of love and those of social concern. The former show a delicacy and tenderness in the personal world of the poet, the latter a controlled anger at the position of fragile human beings in a hard and...
<p><em>Passing Through</em> was John Tripp’s first collection of poems for six years. His many admirers will be pleased to find that he has lost none of his pithiness, or his characteristic style and rhythm.</p><p>His settings are wide-ranging, from expensive restaurants, market towns, historical sites,...
<p>This <em>Selected Poems</em> celebrates more than fifty years of poetry by one of Wales’ most versatile writers. Chosen by the author himself, it shows how Glyn Jones’ poetry progressed over the years.</p> <p>Form and style may have changed but constant throughout the book are Jones’...
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<p>This anthology contains writing by many of the greatest authors of Wales. From Wilfred Owen and David Jones, Dylan Thomas and Dannie Abse to Christopher Meredith and Gillian Clarke, it spans a century which saw both the barbarism of mechanised warfare and the development of mass communication, mass literacy and a flourishing of creative...
<p>"Peter Finch is probably the greatest living performer in poetry that we've got". Chris McCabe.</p><p><em>Zen Cymru</em> is the new collection of poems by that master of modern angst, Peter Finch. Not one for quiet meditations, this voice is: loud, bewildered, satirical, furious, sad,...