John Davies
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<p>This is John Davies&rsquo; third collection, joint winner of the Poetry Society&rsquo;s major award - the Alice Hunt Bartlett Prize in 1986.</p>
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The Rocking Stone
Kathy Miles
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<p>The Rocking-Stone is an exploration and celebration of the everyday life of women. To it, Kathy Miles adds layers of myth and legend to produce a poetry which expands and brings mystery to the domestic &quot;position&quot; of women. Nature and human relationships mix easily in these intriguing poems.</p>
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The Hurricane
Gwyn Parry
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<p>The Hurricane is a celebration of the landscape and seascape of north Wales, in particular Anglesey. The energetic poems explore the natural world and man&rsquo;s response to it. A shipwreck and the hurricane of the title find nature triumphant, while other poems record man&rsquo;s misuse of his world.</p>
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Steve Griffiths
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<p>Steve Griffith&rsquo;s long-awaited third collection of poems Uncontrollable Fields is a sensitive look at the contemporary world, the legacy of politics, history, love, chance. Ranging across Wales, England and Spain, from Owain Glyndwr to cruise missiles at USAF bases, these poems probe and plot our society today. Grffiths also...
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Jean Earle
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<p>Jean Earle&rsquo;s third collection of poetry shines a particular light on its subjects. Here are poems in her own original style, intensely observant of the natural world and the artefacts of everyday life. Familiar, almost mundane sights and objects are revealed as small epiphanies to the alert viewer and user. These are poems which...
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Catherine Fisher
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<p>In this striking collection Catherine Fisher mixes vivid and particular poems about the Welsh landscape such as &quot;The Four Seasons&quot; and &quot;Field-walking&quot;, with historical monologues such as &quot;Incident at Conwy&quot; and scenes from myth like &quot;Merlin on Ynys Enlli&quot;. With an...
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Robert Minhinnick
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<p>The Looters, his fifth collection of poetry, confirms Robert Minhinnick&rsquo;s reputation as one of the most original poets writing today. The startling imagery, the rich texture of his language, the sheer craftsmanship of his work show us why he has been called &rsquo;the outstanding poet of his generation in Britain&rsquo...
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Tony Curtis
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<p>The Last Candles confirms Tony Curtis&rsquo;s stature as a poet. In it he develops his prize-winning narrative style, bringing a vast range of contemporary and historical perspectives into play in poems private and public about the two world wars and the revolutions in Russia and the Empire. There are poems, too, about visual art, a...
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Visitors, Peter Thabit Jones
Peter Thabit Jones
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<p>Visitors deals with urban south Wales and how its inhabitants are defined by their work, surroundings and society, in poems which are open and sincere, direct and honest. Always lively and accessible in his work, Peter Thabit Jones is, in the words of Alan Llwyd, 'a master of the exact word'.</p>
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Deryn Rees-Jones
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<p>Deryn Rees-Jones&rsquo; lively debut collection explores issues of gender and identity, memory and desire, through witty juxtapositions of character, plot and theme. Formative poems resound with magical imagery, as in &rsquo;The Great Mutando&rsquo; and recapture the dream-states of childhood where &rsquo;Grandma in the...
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Blodeuwedd, Tony Conran
Tony Conran
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<p>Many of the poems in this collection are written for people whom they celebrate and remember. They include a homage to Sorley Maclean, &rsquo;A Fern from Skye&rsquo;, and the &rsquo;Elegy for the Welsh Dead&rsquo;, perhaps the finest poem about the Falklands War ever written. Blodeuwedd is concerned with both personal loss...
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Desmond Graham
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<p><em>The Lie of Horizons</em> is Desmond Graham&rsquo;s first full collection of poems. Varied in scope and range, these poems take on subjects as personal as his parents and as public as &#39;Mrs.Thatcher&rsquo;s England&#39;. There is a series of incisive, satirical poems where street people become...
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Paul Groves
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<p>Following the substantial critical acclaim for <em>Academe</em>, his previous volume, Paul Groves has produced a book which surpasses even that high standard.</p><p>Its contents, whose alternating rhyme and free verse lengths are balanced precisely, explore the human condition with disarming honesty. The subjects...
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Duncan Bush
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<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...
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Robert Minhinnick
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<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...
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Tim Liardet
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<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...
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Sheenagh Pugh
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<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...
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Tony Curtis
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<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...
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Steve Griffiths
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<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...
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Ruth Bidgood
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<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...
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Lucien Jenkins
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<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...
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Time Pieces
Paul Henry
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<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...
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John Davies
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<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...
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Vuyelwa Carlin
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<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...
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