A New York Times bestseller? Oh, you know the dogs weren't going to let the cats get away with that This canine companion to I Could Pee on This, the beloved volume of poems by cats, I Could Chew on This will have dog lovers laughing out loud. Doggie laureates not only chew on quite a lot of things,..
In this collection of war poetry, Brian Busby has selected works from the poets killed in action during the First World War, starting with Rupert Brooke in 1915 and ending with Wilfred Owen who died only seven days before the end of the conflict...
With illustrated quotations from Jane Austen"s beloved classics and lined journaling pages that evoke Austen"s common cross-writing style, this hardcover journal is a place for literature lovers to muse about matters of the heart in longhand...
this is Kevin Ireland's 25th collection of poems.
No poems today
No poems today
no sign of the muse
there are pencils galore
but no words to use.
So it's brew up the teapot
munch honey on toast
no one can reproach her
she's only a ghost.
Yet I love her brief visits
the silk of her touch
Kevin Ireland lives in Devonport and is one of New Zealand's most prominent and well-loved writers. This is his 20th book of poetry, 50 years after his first book in 1963, Face to Face. His most recent book was Dreamy Days & Nothing Done (2012). He has also published a collection of short stories, S..
We have no poet quite like Jan Hutchison - a nature poet of course, but so much more than this: her imaginative leaps are startling; her mind ever quizzical, puzzling at what is just beyond perception. Her voice, too, is utterly original, relishing the magic of names, of forgotten words, the beauty ..
First Tomato: 'A certain tradition we had. First fruit inspired it. You carried it in and placed it on a plate. We all stood round and silently admired it. Mum polished it up. The room would radiate. When we'd had our feast of sight and scent, you'd cut it into four and pass it round. This torrent o..
"Every now and then I hit a collection that I want to write about for hours to salute the way simplicity and complexity melds a satisfying poetry brew for ear and mind. This is one of them. Paula Green "[Kevin Ireland and Peter Bland] have lived through a lot of the flurry and scuffle of modernisms ..
Fifty classic love poems are gathered in this elegant anthology, capturing the full spectrum of romantic love - desire, longing, passion, and partnership. Jennifer Orkin Lewis"s dreamy illustrations accompany works from beloved poets such as Emily Dickinson, Langston Hughes, Pablo Neruda, and many m..