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Favourite Poetry

J. Webb "julwe"
 
Poem of the Deep Song
Poem of the Deep Song
"truly inspiring poetry - my favourite poetry book of all time - Lorca creates paintings with words!"
Dr. James Graham's Celestial Bed
Dr. James Graham's Celestial Bed
"Gaia Holmes is a modern poet with a unique and inspiring voice - these poems touched me in a way that made me want to read them again and again."
In Person: 30 Poets Filmed by Pamela Robertson-Pearce
In Person: 30 Poets Filmed by Pamela Robertson-Pearce
"worth buying for the DVD of poets reading their own work - and at a bargain price - outstanding moments for me - Selima Hill and the late Ken Smith."
The Dog in the Sky
The Dog in the Sky
"A fabulous modern poet - a heady mixture of fantasy and realism."
Twenty Love Poems: And A Song Of Despair
Twenty Love Poems: And A Song Of Despair
"Beautiful!"
Consorting with Angels: Essays on Modern Women Poets
Consorting with Angels: Essays on Modern Women Poets
"A must for writers and students, inspiring and interesting."
Dime-Store Alchemy: The Art of Joseph Cornell (New York Review Books Classics)
Dime-Store Alchemy: The Art of Joseph Cornell (New York Review Books Classics)
"Uplifting - I love this book - Simic writes a spiritual and uplifting homage to the work of artist Joseph Cornell - not strictly poetry - but some of the most beautiful and poetic writing I have read."
The Artist's Way: A Course in Discovering and Recovering Your Creative Self
The Artist's Way: A Course in Discovering and Recovering Your Creative Self
"A must for anyone embarking on any kind of creative path - this is a book that over the years I keep coming back to."
Ariel
Ariel
"I didn't enjoy this book when I first studied it - however age and a greater understanding of life and writing  has led me to new appreciation of Plath's work."
Selected Poems: Tennyson (Penguin Classics)
Selected Poems: Tennyson (Penguin Classics)
"I am not a fan all Tennyson's work but the lady of Shallot has a special place in my heart. It was one of the poems that set me off on my own poetic journey."
The Budapest File
The Budapest File
"One of the finest living poets - Szirtes is always inspiring."
Midnight in the City of Clocks (Salt Modern Poets)
Midnight in the City of Clocks (Salt Modern Poets)
"There is something about Hill's writing that leaves you hungry for more - like a tasty dinner. This book contains moments of sheer genious."
Sweetness
Sweetness
"The most poetic novel I have ever read - set in snow covered Sweden it is both beautiful and disturbing in equal measure."
Strong Words: Modern Poets on Modern Poetry
Strong Words: Modern Poets on Modern Poetry
"a must read for anyone interested in poetry - a collection of essays by modern poets about poetry ."
The Kiosk on the Brink (Oxford Poets)
The Kiosk on the Brink (Oxford Poets)
"McKendrick is destined for greatness - well worth a read."
Little Green Man
Little Green Man
"A novel by a poet - Simon Armitage is a great writer and this novel is full of humour and insight into the weirdness of human behaviour - a must read."
Collected Poems
Collected Poems
"One of the greatest poets of the last century."