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Edgar, Suzanne
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100 Australian Poems
Black and white illustrations throughout 248

Poetry? For today's readers? Yes, and not just for those who buy their poetry collections religiously either: this book is for everyone. Frustrated by the perception that Australian poetry is dry, ina

Grant, Jamie
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101 poems

Foulcher, John
$32.00

40 Sonnets
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 56

This new collection from Don Paterson, his first since the Forward prize-winning Rain in 2009, is a series of forty sonnets. Some take a more traditional form, some are highly experimental, but what these poems share is

Paterson, Don
$25.00

40 Sonnets
216(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 56

This new collection from Don Paterson, his first since the Forward prize-winning Rain in 2009, is a series of forty sonnets. Some take a more traditional form, some are highly experimental, but what these poems share is

Paterson, Don
$33.00

All The Words Are Yours
144

I'll be your deep breath, I'll be your simple relief. I'll be home to you. Every day for the past six years, Tyler Knott Gregson has written a simple haiku about love and posted it online. These heartfelt poems have spoken to readers around

Gregson, Tyler Knott
$23.00

Another Babylon
230(Ht mm) 155(Wdt mm) 132

Winner of the 2010 Thomas Shapcott Poetry Prize. In Another Babylon the poems whisper and call to each other, weaving a 'mesh of little certainties' that is boundless. Gods, myths and folk tales, be they borrowed or id

Vlanes
$24.95

Around the Boree Log
Paperback

OBrien John
$15.00

Around the Boree Log and the Parish of St Mels
Paperback 264 pages.

In his affectionate and gently humorous verses John O'Brien sang of farming life and of the life of Irish settlers in Australia - at home, on the land, and at the Church upon the Hill that is the centre of their lives.

O'Brien, John
$18.00

Auguries of Innocence
Integrated: 2, integrated b/w 80

Auguries of Innocence is the first book of poetry from Patti Smith in more than a decade. It marks a major accomplishment from a poet and performer who has inscribed her vision of our world in powerful anthems, b

Smith, Patti
$30.00

Aurora Borealis to Botany Bay

Stone, Ken
$40.00

Australian Love Poems 2013
330

Love--ancient and modern, ecstatic and mundane, sacred and profane--finds its Australian voice between the covers of this book. This important collection of new poems displays the richness and variety of contemporary Australian poetry. Here

Tredinnick, Mark
$27.00

Australian Poetry Journal #concrete vol 3 issue2


$25.00

Banjo Paterson Complete Poems
198(Ht mm) 128(Wdt mm) 480

When a young man submitted a set of verses to the Bulletin in 1889 under the pseudonym 'The Banjo', it was the beginning of an enduring tradition. Today Banjo Paterson is still one of Australia's best-loved poets. Thi

Paterson, Banjo
$15.00

Beautiful Anxiety
72

Jones, Jill
$25.00

Best 100 Poems of Gwen Harwood
206(Ht mm) 135(Wdt mm) 128

'O could one write as one makes love when all is given and nothing kept, then language might put by at last its coy elisions and inept withdrawals, yield, and yielding cast aside like useless clothes the crust of worn

Harwood, Gwen
$25.00

Best Australian Poems 2016
208

"What and who makes good poetry? The Best Australian Poems anthology enters its sixteenth year with exciting young poet and critic Sarah Holland-Batt presenting her picks of this year's standout work. '(T)he human desire for patterned langua

Holland-Batt, Sarah
$30.00

Best British Poetry 2011
128

The Salt Book of Younger Poets showcases a new generation of British poets born since the mid-80s. Many of these poets have used new technologies such as blogs, social networking and webzines to meet, mentor, influence and publish each other

Lumsden, Roddy
$24.95

Biplane Houses
Paperback 96 pages.

Murray, Les
$24.95

Bitter Sweet Love
208

Michael Faudet's whimsical and often erotic writing has captured the hearts and minds of literally thousands of readers from around the world. He paints vivid pictures with intricate words and explores the compelling themes of love, loss, re

Faudet, Michael
$28.00

Brand New Ancients
197(Ht mm) 130(Wdt mm) 64

Kate Tempest is one of the most exciting and innovative performers to have emerged in spoken-word poetry in many years; her dramatic poem Brand New Ancients won the prestigious Ted Hughes Prize for innovation in poetry.

Tempest, Kate
$23.00

Capital Reflections
96

Capital Reflections aims to showcase the writing of a number of contemporary Canberran and ex-Canberran authors, poets, musicians and artists, some previously published and some not. This anthology is not about detailing the features of t

Willcox, K.L., Montgomery, J.G., Mason, Mark, Carlsen, Chris, Rosenberg, Brian, Cottier, P.S., Mckenzie, Imogen, Burgess, Robert W., Drysdale, Ben, Miller, Hunter
$15.00

Cara Carissima

Page, Geoff
$18.00

Carrying the World
192

'one of the most compelling voices in Australian poetry this decade' - Overland Literary Journal A haunting visit to the International Museum of Slavery, in Liverpool England. A feisty young black girl pushing back against authority. The joy

Clarke, Maxine Beneba
$27.00

Chasers of the Light
136 144

I would love to say that you make me weak at the knees, but to be quite upfront and completely truthful, you make my body forget it has knees at all. One day, while browsing an antique store in Helena, Montana, photographer Tyler Knott G

Gregson, Tyler Knott
$30.00

Choice of Anglo-Saxon Verse
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 256

A Choice of Anglo-Saxon Verse contains the Old English texts of all the major short poems, such as 'The Battle of Maldon', 'The Dream of the Rood', 'The Wanderer' and 'The Seafarer', as well as a generous representatio

Hamer, Richard, Hamer, Richard
$25.00

Chorale at the Crossing
64

When Peter Porter died in 2010 his reputation as one of the greatest Australian poets had long been settled. Chorale at the Crossing gathers together the work Porter completed after the publication of his widely-praised final collection Bette

Porter, Peter
$25.00

Citizen
black & white illustrations, colour illustrations 160

Claudia Rankine's bold new book recounts mounting racial aggressions in ongoing encounters in 21st century daily life and in the media. The accumulative stresses come to bear on a person's ab

Rankine, Claudia
$35.95

Citizen: An American Lyric
21 176

Winner Of The Los Angeles Times Book Prize For Poetry Winner Of The National Book Critics Circle Award For Poetry. 'Everywhere were flashes, a siren sounding and a stretched-out roar. Get on the ground. Get on the ground now. Then I just

Rankine, Claudia
$25.00

Collected Poems
Paperback 192 pages.

This edition of Larkin's poems presents his four published books "The North Ship", "The Less Deceived", "The Whitsun Weddings" and "High Windows" in their original sequence. The text also includes an appendix of poems that L

Larkin, Philip
$29.95

Collected Poems
256

This landmark new collection brings together the best of the poetry of Vladimir Nabokov, one of the twentieth century's greatest writers and author of "Lolita" and "Pale Fire". It includes an extensive number of poems that have never appeare

Nabokov, Vladimir, Nabokov, Dmitri, Muldoon, Paul
$50.00

Collected Poems
Paperback 400 pages.

This collection comprises the work of one of Australia's most respected poets from 1942 through to the present. The previous "Collected Poems" comprised Wright's work up to 1970. This collection is from 1970 to 1985. They ar

Wright Judith
$18.00

Collected Poems
688

Widely celebrated as the author of the worldwide bestselling novels A SUITABLE BOY and AN EQUAL MUSIC, Vikram Seth is also a highly acclaimed poet with a substantial body of work. Here, for the first time in one volume, readers can appreciat

Seth, Vikram
$60.00

Collected Poems
384

'Rimbaud, the poet of revolt, and the greatest' Albert Camus Rimbaud is the enfant terrible of French literature, the precocious genius whose extraordinary poetry is revolutionary in its visionary, hallucinatory content and its often libera

Rimbaud, Arthur, Sorrell, Martin
$24.95

Collected Poems in English
400

Arun Kolatkar (1931-2004) was one of India's greatest modern poets. He wrote prolifically, in both Marathi and English, publishing in magazines and anthologies from 1955, but did not bring out a book of poems until he was 44. "Jejuri" (1976)

Kolatkar, Arun, Mehrotra, Arvind Krishna
$29.95

Collected Poems of Dylan Thomas
416

Perhaps most famous for UNDER MILK WOOD and his poems 'Do Not Go Gentle into that Good Night' and 'Death Shall have no Dominion', Dylan Thomas was a hugely colourful and iconic poet, whose work was greatly admired by contemporaries such as E

Thomas, Dylan
$45.00

Come On In!
304 pages.

Bukowski's unmistakable charisma - an ex-down-and-outer who wrote of booze and loneliness in maverick, confident free verse - made him one of the world's most popular poets long before he died in 1994. More than a decade later, death

Bukowski, Charles
$32.95

Comfort Food
104

"I also saw those spirit dogs and poetry travelled with me like rivers I didn't ever eat alone. 'Goan Fish Curry' Following on from the success of her award-winning fiction debut, Heat and Light, Ellen van Neerven announces herself as a

van Neerven, Ellen
$24.95

Compete Poems and Selected Letters of John Keats
608

The complete collection of poems and a selection of the most important letters of the wildly imaginativve romanic poet, with a new introduction by National Book Critics Circle award winning poet, Edward Hirsh

Keats, John
$32.95

Complete "Odes"
224

'we can speak of no greater contest than Olympia' The Greek poet Pindar (c. 518-428 BC) composed victory odes for winners in the ancient Games, including the Olympics. He celebrated the victories of athletes competing in foot races, horse r

, Pindar, Verity, Anthony, Instone, Stephen
$22.95

Complete Poems and Plays T S Eliot
Paperback

Poet, dramatist, critic and editor, T. S. Eliot (1888-1965) was one of the defining figures of twentieth-century poetry. This edition of The Complete Poems and Plays, published for the first time in paperback, includes all of his vers

Eliot, TS
$35.00

Complete Poems of C. P. Cavafy
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 752

The complete Cavafy poems - including the unfinished works - in a stunning new translation. From the acclaimed author of 'The Lost', a translation that scales new heights in modern poetic rendering. With a masterful ey

Mendelsohn, Daniel
$50.00

Complete Verse of Noel Coward
More than 20 black & white illustrations throughout 384

The Complete Verse of Noel Coward brings together the three volumes of verse produced during his lifetime together with previously unpublished material for the very first time. For the legi

Coward, Noel, Day, Barry
$60.00

Conference of the Birds
304

Composed in the twelfth century in north-eastern Iran, Attar's great mystical poem is among the most significant of all works of Persian literature. A marvellous, allegorical rendering of the Islamic doctrine of Sufism an esoteric system con

Attar, Farid, Attar, Farid ud-Din, Darbandi, Afkham, Darbandi, Afkham, Davis, Dick, Davis, Dick
$31.00

Contemporary Australian Poetry

The quality of Australian poetry has never been higher, nor the number of distinctive voices greater. A landmark publication, this collection presents the astonishing achievements of Australian poetry during the last quarter of a century. Over

Langford, Martin, Beveridge, Judith, Johnson, Judy
$49.95

Content
96

In his latest collection, Liam Ferney focuses on the deep contradictions at the heart of modern life. Content is a hand grenade tossed into the middle of polite society. Ferney uses the argot of politics and the internet to tackle religion, w

Ferney, Liam
$19.95

Creating Poetry

Pretty, Ron
$32.00

Cumulus
400

For this book, Robert Gray has chosen all he wishes to retain of his eight volumes of poetry, some of it considerably and significantly revised. Through its lucidity, powerful evocation, and original thought, his poetry offers us a fresh acc

Gray, Robert
$32.95

Curly Verse - Selected Poems Popular Penguins
120

This selection of poems covers the period 1972 to 2002. This beautifully elegant volume excludes the cartoon element, focusing on Leunig's brilliant texts, with all their absurdity, hilarity, poignancy and joyfulness. Michael Leunig pokes fu

Leunig, Michael
$13.00

Death of a Naturalist
64

Between my finger and my thumb The squat pen rests; snug as a gun. - from 'Digging'. With its lyrical and descriptive powers, Death of a Naturalist marked the auspicious debut of one of the century's finest poets.

Heaney, Seamus
$30.00

Deep in the Valley of Tea Bowls
colour illustrations 128

What do a poet and a potter have in common? Isn't the daily task of working with clay, be it plugging, glazing or trimming pots ready to be fired in the kiln much the same as writing zero drafts in a journal and moulding

Kituai, Kathy, Stewart, Fergus
$26.00

Dirty Pretty Things
288

Dirty Pretty Things is the international bestseller by Michael Faudet. A finalist in the 2015 Goodreads Readers Choice Awards, his whimsical and often erotic writing has already captured the hearts and minds of literally thousands of readers

Faudet, Michael
$28.00

Do Not Go Gentle
96

This volume of poetry provides a collection of funeral poems, appropriate for reading at a funeral or memorial service.

Astley, Neil
$23.95

Duino Elegies
Paperback 192 pages.

Presented with facing-page German.

One of the literary masterpieces of the century, this translation is now presented with facing-page German.
We have a marvelous, almost legendary, image of the circumstances in

Rilke Rainer Maria
$17.95

Earth Hour
96

In his first full volume of poetry since Typewriter Music in 2007, David Malouf once again shows us why he is one of Australia's most enduring and respected writers.

Malouf, David
$29.95

Emergency Poet
3277(Ht mm) 0(Wdt mm) 192

A brilliant new anthology of poems that will help you to overcome stress, depression and other anxieties. Arranged by spiritual ailment, the sections include a range of verse, new and old, which may be of comfort to tho

Alma, Deborah
$23.00

Essential Neruda
210 x 133mm. , Paperback , 210 x 133mm. 199

Selected by a team of poets and prominent Neruda scholars in both Chile and the US, this is a definitive selection that draws from the entire breadth and width of Neruda's various styles and themes. A

Neruda, Pablo, Eisner, Mark
$31.95

Essential Rumi
Paperback , 204 x 139mm. 310 pages.

The best-selling Rumi book ever is now better than ever! This revised and expanded edition of the comprehensive one-volume edition of Americas most popular poet includes a new introduction by Coleman Barks, an

Rumi, Jelaluddin
$28.00

Even Grimmer Tales
black & white illustrations 98

Adult fairy tales - not for the faint-hearted, indeed! Valerie Volk has transported and adapted many of the classic Brothers Grimm tales into a modern context, demonstrating that the "real" can sometimes be more bi

Volks, Valerie, Reiter, David Philip, Hermanowicz, Leszek
$24.95

Everyday Poet
192

A thoughtful and varied collection of feel-good poems perfect for any day and any situation. This brand-new anthology holds up a mirror to our own lives, and is designed to tackle your everyday needs: whether work is getting you down, you n

Alma, Deborah
$23.00

Extravagaria
304

"Extravagaria" marks an important stage in Neruda's progress as a poet. The book was written just after he had returned to Chile after many wanderings and moved to his beloved Isla Negra on the Pacific coast. These sixty-eight poems thus den

Neruda, Pablo, Reid, Alastair
$28.95

Faces of Love
368

Acclaimed translator Dick Davis breathes new life into the timeless works of three masters of 14th-century Persian literature
Together, Hafez, a giant of world literature; Jahan Malek Khatun, an eloquent princess; and Obayd-e Zakani, a

Davis, Dick, Zakani, Obayd-e, Khatun, Jahan Malek, Hafez, Shams al-Din Mohammad
$30.00

Fire in the Afternoon
b&w throughout 144

The Poets and Perspectives Series has been applauded --by students, poets, critics and educators--for stimulating enjoyment and interest. It combines information and critical essays in the same volume as a sampling of each poe

Stokes, John
$29.95

Firebreaks
288

Known for a poetry both experimental, "activist" and lyrical that reinvents the pastoral, John Kinsella considers his and his family's life at Jam Tree Gully, in the Western Australian wheatbelt and his deeply felt ecological concerns in thi

Kinsella, John
$30.95

First Poets: Lives of the Ancient Greek Poets
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 416

A dazzling literary exploration by acclaimed poet and critic Michael Schmidt, The First Poets brings to life the great Greek poets who gave our poetic tradition its first bearings and whose works have had an enduring i

Schmidt, Michael
$60.00

First World War Poems
30 colour illustrations 184

All the most famous poets from the trenches - Wilfred Owen, Siegfried Sassoon, Edward Thomas, as well as those writing on the Home Front. This is an anthology of over 100 poems written during and about the First Worl

McMorland Hunter, Jane
$25.00

Folk Tunes
Salt Modern Poets S. 80

The title, "Folk Tunes", arises from my appointment in 2003 as a 'Poet-in-residence' at The National Folk Festival in Canberra. I was struck by the immediacy, the lightness, of appeal to a broad audience in much folk musi

Gould, Alan
$24.95

For the Time Being
136

For the Time Being is a pivotal book in the career of one of the greatest poets of the twentieth century. W. H. Auden had recently moved to America, fallen in love with a young man to whom he considered himself married, rethought his entire

Auden, W. H., Jacobs, Alan
$32.95

Fragments of the Hole

McDermott, Paul
$10.00

Gate of Lilacs
197(Ht mm) 130(Wdt mm) 112

Over a period of fifteen years Clive James learned French by almost no other method than reading A la recherche du temps perdu. Then he spent half a century trying to get up to speed with Proust's great novel in two di

James, Clive
$30.00

Glass on the Chimney

Grant, Jamie
$24.95

Gods and Uncles

Page, Geoff
$28.00

Gorgeous Nothings
Illustrationsstrations (colour) 272

The Gorgeous Nothingss - the first full-colour facsimile edition of Emily Dickinson's manuscripts ever to appear - is a deluxe edition of her late writings, presenting this crucially important, experimental la

Dickinson, Emily
$50.95

Greek Lyric Poetry
240

The Greek lyric, elegiac, and iambic poets of the two centuries from 650 to 450 BC - Archilochus and Alcman, Sappho and Mimnermus, Anacreon, Simonides, and the rest - produced some of the finest poetry of antiquity, perfect in form, spontane

West, M. L.
$22.95

Green and Gold Malaria
illustrations 128

Hailed as a modern-day Banjo Paterson, Rupert McCall has captured the imagination and stirred the souls of people all over Australia with his poetry. He writes with humour and compassion about the things that matter to us most.

McCall, Rupert
$26.95

Heart Starter
black & white illustrations 150

Heart Starter is John Tranter's twenty-fourth book of poems. It is made up of three parts: some poems related to The Best of the Best American Poetry 2013, some poems related to The Open Door: One Hundred Poems, O

Tranter, John
$25.00

Henry Lawson Poems
198(Ht mm) 128(Wdt mm) 480

Readers have long embraced the passionate energy of Henry Lawson's poems. This collection of 177 poems showcases the very best of Lawson - heart-rendering tales of the human condition, rousing poems of social protest,

Lawson, Henry
$15.00

Hold Your Own
196(Ht mm) 152(Wdt mm) 128

Kate Tempest's first full-length collection for Picador is an ambitious, multi-voiced work based around the mythical figure of Tiresias. This four-part work follows him through his transformations from child, man and w

Tempest, Kate
$23.00

Hold Your Own
128

"My heart throws its head against my ribs, / it's denting every bone it's venting something it has known since I arrived and felt it beat."Kate Tempest, winner of the Ted Hughes Award for "Brand New Ancients" and widely regarded as the UK's

Tempest, Kate
$20.00

Hollow of the Hand
210(Ht mm) 141(Wdt mm) 232

Between 2011 and 2014 PJ Harvey and Seamus Murphy set out on a series of journeys together to Kosovo, Afghanistan, and Washington DC. Harvey collected words, Murphy collected pictures, and together they have created an

Harvey, PJ, Murphy, Seamus
$35.00

Howl, Kaddish & Other Poems Popular Penguins
poppenguin 128

Beat movement icon and visionary poet Allen Ginsberg broke boundaries with his fearless, pyrotechnic verse. This volume brings together the poems that made his name as a defining figure of the counter-culture. The apocalyptic 'How

Ginsberg Allen
$13.00

I Must Be Living Twice
216(Ht mm) 135(Wdt mm) 368

A collection of thrilling verse, including both new poems and beloved favourites, from the celebrated poet, modern cult icon, and author of nineteen books including Chelsea Girls. Eileen Myles' work is known for its b

Myles, Eileen
$33.00

I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud...
192

You may remember the famous opening lines, 'Tyger tyger, burning bright'? and 'Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?' but would you be able to name the poems or the poets? The English language is jam-packed with wonderful verses that we've

Michael O'Mara
$15.00

Improving the news

Page, Geoff
$25.00

In Country

Trainor, Leon
$25.00

In Due Season

?In Due Season? ? tackling the last taboo; a book of love and loss, a cathartic look at how to live through death and dying: a book that finally gives permission to grieve in all its raw manifestations. It began innocently enough, just a routi

Volk Valerie
$24.95

In Timber Further Out : Poems

Herron, Lawry
$12.95

Island Earth : New and Selected Poems

Kelen, S. K.
$32.95

John Donne: Collected Poetry
544

Regarded by many as the greatest of the Metaphysical poets, John Donne (1572-1631) was also among the most intriguing figures of the Elizabethan age. A sensualist who composed erotic and playful love poetry in his youth, he was raised a Cath

Donne, John, Ricks, Christopher, Bell, Ilona
$30.00

John Keats
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 128

In this series, a contemporary poet selects and introduces a poet of the past. By their choice of poems and by the personal and critical reactions they express in their prefaces, the editors offer insights into their o

Keats, John, Motion, Sir Andrew
$23.00

Kenneth Slessor Selected Poems
198(Ht mm) 128(Wdt mm) 160

Kenneth Slessor (1901-71) is one of Australia's finest poets and this is the definitive collection of 103 poems; all he had ever published. This is the author's selection of his work from 1919 to 1939, first published

Slessor, Kenneth
$5.00

Knocks
black & white illustrations 78

Knocks is the debut collection from one of the most exacting writers of Australian poetry's new wave. Stewart's poetry consistently surprises in its formal range, encompassing sonnets, erasures and found poetry, an

Stewart, Emily
$25.00

Kora - Stories & Poems

Tenzin Tsundue is a poet, writer and a noted Tibetan freedom activist. He won the first-ever 'Outlook-Picador Award for Non-Fiction' in 2001. He has published three books to date which has been translated into several languages. Tsundue?s writi

Tsundue, Tenzin
$20.00

Last Days of Troy
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 152

Simon Armitage is rightly celebrated as one of the country's most original and engaging poets; but he is also an adaptor and translator of some of our most important epics, such as Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, The

Armitage, Simon
$25.00

Leaves of Grass
192

A special edition honoring the 150th anniversary of the poet's seminal work presents the original 1855 text in its complete form, in a volume that includes.

Whitman Walt
$27.00

Leaves of Grass
191(Ht mm) 127(Wdt mm) 528

"Leaves of Grass" is a timeless collection of poems and essays penned by influential nineteenth-century writer Walt Whitman. This profound compilation explores topics such as nature, mysticism, mortality, transcendenta

Whitman, Walt
$20.00

Lemons in the Chicken Wire
80

Winner 2015 black&write! Indigenous Writing Fellowship - a partnership between the State Library of Queensland's black&write! Indigenous Writing and Editing Project and Magabala Books From a remarkable new voice in Indigenous writing comes t

Whittaker, Alison
$22.95

London
784

Called "the flour of Cities all," London has long been understood through the poetry it has inspired. Now poet Mark Ford has assembled the most capacious and wide-ranging anthology of poems about London to date, from Chaucer to Wordsworth to

Ford, Mark
$52.95

Love Haiku
Hardback , 158 x 140mm. 240

Nothing expresses love better than poetry, and no poetry does it better than haiku. A whole world of passion can be contained in those three short lines. This colour-illustrated treasury contains some of the most thri

Donegan, Patricia
$26.95

Love Letters in the Sand
Black and white calligraphic illustrations throughout 96

Love Letters in the Sand, composed of extracts from some of Gibran?s most famous works, including

Gibran, Khalil, Metoui, Lassaad
$20.00

Love Poems
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 200

'Dante is my spiritual food.' - James Joyce Dante is known to most readers outside Italy for his gritty descriptions of the Inferno, but there is another, gentler side to his poetry, which found expression throughout h

Alighieri, Dante
$20.00

Love Poems and Death Threats

The much-anticipated new volume of poetry from the winner of the NSW Premier's Literary Awards Book of the Year.

Samuel Wagan Watson set the literary world alight in 1999 with his David Unaipon award-winning collection of poem

Watson Samuel Wagan
$24.95

Love Poetry
320

Love is one of the most enduring themes of literature, and now the Collector's Library brings you a classic collection of firm favourites, poems half-remembered from our school days, and other notable and beautiful verses that have stood the

Mitchell, Juliette, Mitchell, Juliette
$19.00

Love Procession

In The Love Procession Suzanne Edgar again focuses on art, the natural world and the intimacy of love and loss. Her poems deliver emotional intelligence and humour with unobtrusive skill that blends form and content in beguiling ways. George Th

Edgar, Suzanne
$22.50

Love: The Joy That Wounds
Black and white calligraphic illustrations throughout 96

Rumi?s love poems are both mystical and a mystery. Reflecting the complexities of passion and faith, they have a remarkable power and emotional intens

Rumi, Rumi, Metoui, Lassaad
$20.00

Map and the Clock
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 736

Curated by Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy and Gillian Clarke, the National Poet of Wales, this new anthology gathers from centuries of essential poems. The editors have drawn on the rich languages of these islands, star

Duffy, Carol Ann
$40.00

Maps of Small Countries
black & white illustrations 122

Memoir and celebration, meditation and exploration, sketches and simple vignette, these are some of the varied fields through which Russell Erwin takes his readers in this latest collection, which bears the hallma

Erwin, Russell
$25.00

Married to This Ground
black & white illustrations 102

Bowery, Nicola
$20.00

Masnavi
304

'The pen would smoothly write the things it knew But when it came to love it split in two, A donkey stuck in mud is logic's fate - Love's nature only love can demonstrate.' Rumi's Masnavi is widely recognized as the greatest Sufi poem ever

Rumi, Jalal al-Din, Mojaddedi, Dr Jawid
$22.95

Masnavi, Book Three
352

'Your soul each moment struggles hard with death - Think of your faith as though it's your last breath. Your life is like a purse, and night and day Are counters of gold coins you've put away' Rumi is the greatest mystic poet to have writte

Rumi, Jalal al-Din, Mojaddedi, Dr Jawid
$24.95

Masnavi, Book Two
304

'You don't seek guidance from those drunken men, So why insist they mend their rags again? God's lovers stand beyond all faiths, as they Are shown by God Himself a higher way.' Book Two of Rumi's Masnavi is concerned with the challenges fac

Rumi, Jalal al-Din, Mojaddedi, Dr Jawid
$24.95

Meanjin First Edition
24

Meanjin was founded in Brisbane by Clem Christesen (the name is derived from an Aboriginal word for the finger of land on which central Brisbane sits) in 1940. Its first edition contained poetry but over time Christesen ensured that Meanjin r

Christesen Ed., Clem
$10.00

Memories
illustrations 256

For fans of Lang Leav, this beautiful gift book is a must-have! Beloved pieces from Lullabies and Love & Misadventure are collected together in this illustrated treasury. In addition, 35 new poems that have not been published

Leav, Lang
$35.00

Modern Poetry of Pakistan
352

Modern Poetry of Pakistan brings together not one but many poetic traditions indigenous to Pakistan, with 142 poems translated from seven major languages, six of them regional (Baluchi, Kashmiri, Panjabi, Pashto, Seraiki, and Sindhi) and one

Arif, Iftikhar, Khwaja, Waqas
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Mural
6 128

Mahmoud Darwish was the Palestinian national poet. One of the greatest poets of the last half-century, his work evokes the loss of his homeland and is suffused with the pain of dispossession, exile and loss. His poems also display a brilli

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Music of a Distant Drum
25 halftones 232

"Music of a Distant Drum" marks a literary milestone. It collects 129 poems from the four leading literary traditions of the Middle East, all masterfully translated into English by Bernard Lewis, many for the first time. These p

Lewis, Bernard
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My Life Had Stood a Loaded Gun
64

'It's coming - the postponeless Creature'. This title features electrifying poems of isolation, beauty, death and eternity from a reclusive genius and one of America's greatest writers. It is one of 46 new books in the bestselling Little Blac

Dickinson, Emily
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New and selected poems
Michael Byrne's New & Selected Poems incorporates poems written from 1995 to 2010. The first poem in the collection, 'Volutions', was written when Byrne was seventeen. The latest poem, 'Theatre', was written when he was thirty-two. New & Selected Poe
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New and Selected Poems
272

Capturing the poet's consistent tone and lyrical beauty, this collection of poems takes readers deep into the heart of the poet's meditations on the natural world. Reprint.

Oliver, Mary
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New and Selected Poems, Volume 2
178

Mary Oliver has been writing poetry for nearly five decades, and in that time she has become America's foremost poetic voice on our experience of the physical world. This collection presents forty-two new poems-an entire volume in itself-alo

Oliver, Mary
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Not Fox Nor Axe
96

Women knit at the foot of the guillotine. Hundreds of blackbirds tumble suddenly from the sky. Red Riding Hood's grandmother speaks from the belly of the wolf. Santa Lucia offers you her eyes on a platter. These poems present a panorama, by t

Wilson, Chloe
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Nothing Sacred

They may have been born privileged into the Claudii Pulchrii family, but siblings Clodius Pulcher and Clodia Metelli are firebrands: kindred spirits; brazen, impetuous, headstrong; determined to live by their own rules. Together they incite the

Weste, Linda
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Observations
144

Marianne Moore's "Observations" stands with T. S. Eliot's "The Waste Land," Ezra Pound's early "Cantos," and Wallace Stevens's "Harmonium" as a landmark of modern poetry. But to the chagrin of many admirers, Moore eliminated a third of its c

Moore, Marianne, Leavell, Linda
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On Bunyah
160

'Bunyah has been my refuge and home place all my life, providing essential material in my verse writing. This book concentrates on the smallest habitats of community, the scattered village and the lone house, where space makes the isolated d

Murray, Les
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Orators
198(Ht mm) 126(Wdt mm) 108

W. H. Auden's classic long poem, now in Faber's poetry typographic series. When The Orators was originally published in 1932 it was described by Poetry Review as 'something as important as the appearance

Auden,W H
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Oxford Book of English Verse
index 742

Here is a treasure-house of over seven centuries of English poetry, chosen and introduced by Christopher Ricks, whom Auden described as 'exactly the kind of critic every poet dreams of finding'. The Oxford Book of English Verse, create

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Painted Souls

Olds, Barbara
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Paperweight
96

In her second major collection, Claire Gaskin explores the human condition, disengaging language from our assumptions in order to reassemble an emotional and intellectual integrity. In the best surrealist tradition, Paperweight plays the game

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Parang
201(Ht mm) 130(Wdt mm) 78

Parang is the second collection of poetry from former Australian Poetry Slam winner Omar Musa. Written over four years, the collection explores Malaysian jungles, dark Australian streets, and dreams. Dealing with the is

Musa, Omar
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Penguin Anthology of Australian Poetry
Paperback , 198mm. 228

Kinsella John (ed.)
$35.00

Penguin Book of Russian Poetry
592

This is an enchanting collection of the very best of Russian poetry, edited by acclaimed translator Robert Chandler together with poets Boris Dralyuk and Irina Mashinski. In the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, poetry's pre-em

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Penguin's Poems for Life
480

Taking its inspiration from Shakespeare's idea of the "seven ages" of a human life, this new anthology brings together the best-loved poems in English to inspire, comfort and delight readers for a lifetime. Beginning with babies, the book is

Barber Laura (Ed)
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Penguin's Poems For Love
Hardback , 234 x 153mm. 384

Here are poems to take you on a journey from the 'suddenly' of love at first sight to the 'truly, madly, deeply' of infatuation and on to the 'eternally' of love that lasts beyond the end of life, along the way taking

Barber Laura
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Petrov Poems
illustrations 114

This gripping new verse novel charts the course of the espionage scandal which rocked sleepy Canberra and the nation in the mid 1950s. In April 1954 Australia woke up to discover that Volodya Petrov, an attache in the Russian

Lebkowicz, Lesley, Brown, Dean
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Pleasures of the Damned : Poems 1951-93
Paperback 528

Celebrating the full range of Bukowski's extraordinary sensibility and his uncompromising linguistic brilliance, these poems cover a lifetime of experience, from his renegade early work to never-before collected poems penned during

Bukowski Charles and Martin John (Ed)
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Plevna A Biography in Verse
234(Ht mm) 153(Wdt mm) 120

He was a Melbourne surgeon. He worked for the Ottoman Empire in the Russo-Turkish War. He was the oldest man at Gallipoli, and took illegal photographs during a nine-hour truce. He repaired Ned Kelly after the Siege of

Page, Geoff
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Pocket Haiku
13 ink paintings 152

Quintessential classical Japanese haiku--selected and translated by one of America's premier poet-translators--now available in a pocket edition. In this collection of haiku, translator Sam Hamill has compiled the best from

Hamill, Sam
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Poems
200

At turns sentimental, melancholy, playful, humorous and satirical, and ranging considerably in tone and format - from songs to narrative prologues for novels and "squibs" for newspapers - the poems in this collection highlight Dickens's

Dickens, Charles
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Poems
Paperback Vintage Classic 192 pages.

William Blake is one of Britain's most fascinating writers, who, as well as being a groundbreaking poet, is also well known as a painter, engraver, radical and mystic. This collection brings together a select

Blake, William
$15.00

Poems and Sonnets of William Shakespeare
208

With an Introduction by Tim Cook. Shakespeare's sonnets have an intensity of both feeling and meaning unmatched in English sonnet form. They divide into two parts; the first 126 sonnets are addressed to a fair youth for whom the poet has an

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Poems of an Infanteer in the Firing Line

"Bede, the Japanese have disappeared along the Track, I want you to take a reconnaissance patrol forward tomorrow morning and find them." Bede replied, "Yes Sir. Bede Tongs, at 22, exemplified the ANZAC spirit when he fought on the Kokoda Tra

Tongs, Bede
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Poems Of Banjo Paterson + Henry Lawson

Poems of Banjo Paterson: Time spent reading this book will be time spent with old, familiar friends. There is a warmth, richness and humour about the poems of Banjo Paterson that has endeared them to generations of Australians. The Man from Sno

Paterson Banjo + Lawson Henry
$40.00

Poems of John Keats Popular Penguins
poppenguin 176

Over the course of his short life, John Keats (1795-1821) honed a raw talent into a brilliant poetic maturity. This wide-ranging selection of Keats's poetry contains youthful verse, such as his earliest known poem 'Imitation of Sp

Keats John
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Poems of Marianne Moore
illustrations 452

This complete collection of Moore's poetry, lovingly edited by prize-winning poet Grace Schulman, for the first time gathers together all of Moore's poems, including more than a hundred that were previously uncollected and unpu

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Poems That Make Grown Men Cry: 100 Men on the Words That Move Them
336

In this fascinating anthology, one hundred men - distinguished in literature and film, science and architecture, theatre and human rights - confess to being moved to tears by poems that haunt them. Representing 20 nationalities and ranging i

Holden, Anthony, Holden, Ben
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Poems That Make Grown Men Cry: 100 Men on the Words That Move Them
336

GROWN MEN AREN'T SUPPOSED TO CRY. But in this fascinating anthology, one hundred men - distinguished in literature and film, science and architecture, theatre and human rights - confess to being moved to tears by poems that haunt them. Repre

Holden, Anthony; Holden, Ben
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Poems That Make Grown Women Cry
352

Following the success of their anthology Poems That Make Grown Men Cry, father-and-son team Anthony and Ben Holden, working with Amnesty International, have asked the same revealing question of 100 remarkable women. What poem has moved you

Holden, Anthony, Holden, Ben
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Poetry Notebook
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 192

Clive James is one of our finest critics and best-loved cultural voices. He is also a prize-winning poet. Since he was first enthralled by the mysterious power of poetry, he has been a dedicated student. In fact, for h

James, Clive
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Poetry of Pablo Neruda
Paperback , 210mm. 1040

A single-volume collection of works by the Nobel Prize-winning poet features translations of almost six hundred key pieces and features specially commissioned new translations. Reprint.

Neruda, Pablo
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Poetry of Rilke
720

For the past twenty-five years, North Point Press has been working with Edward Snow, ?Rilke?s best contemporary translator? (Brian Phillips, "The New Republic"), to bring into English Rilke?s major poetic works. "The Poetry of Rilke"?the

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Poetry of the First World War
256

The First World War was the first industrialised war in Europe, and produced horrors undreamt of by the young men who gaily volunteered for service in a war that was supposed to be over by Christmas. From the patriotic enthusiasm of Rupert B

Clapham, Marcus
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Poetry Please
198(Ht mm) 126(Wdt mm) 656

BBC Radio 4's Poetry Please is the longest-running broadcast of verse anywhere in the world. First aired in 1979, the programme, a request show which broadcasts to two million listeners a week, has become a unique reco

McGough, Roger
$25.00

Promise of Peaches
168

It was an act of simple kindness for an Australian couple to take two Czech refugees from post World War II Europe into their working-class home. They could never have foreseen the tensions these sophisticated Europeans would create, or the

Volk, Valerie
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Puncher and Wattmann Anthology of Asian Australian Poetry
252

Aitken, Adam
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Readings and Poems: For Weddings and Other Occasions
80 illustrations 192

A beautiful collection of poems and readings to mark any occasion, including christenings, weddings and funerals Those special occasions in life all need to be marked with words bigger and better than those we could compose

McMorland Hunter, Jane
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Rebel Angels in the Mind Shop

Cumming, Tim
$28.00

Right Royal
96

A tale of exhilaration and heartbreak, folly and love, this is a spell-binding piece of flowing writing by one of Britain's finest poets.

Masefield, John, Aldin, Cecil
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Rimbaud Complete
216 x 140mm. 656

Translated, Edited , and with an itroduction by Wyatt Mason Incorporating more than forty pages of previously untranslated material, this complete collection of poetry and prose by the revolutionary nineteenth-century poet inclu

Rimbaud, Arthur
$37.00

Ripples Under the Skin
black & white illustrations 96

'Ripples under the skin' is a first book of poetry by Australian poet Janette Pielor. Janette lives in Canberra.

Pieloor, Janette
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Rise of the Machines and Other Love Poems

Goldsworthy, Peter
$28.00

Riverpeople
160

This 'epic' mixed poetry and prose text about an area of upstate New York is organised around seven historical, geographical and aesthetic events that once took place along the euphoniously-named Esopus River, with which the author says he f

Wilson, Peter Lamborn
$32.95

Rosemary Dobson Collected Poems
456

The first full collection of the work of one of Australia's most prominent 20th-century poets. Since the publication of her first book in 1944, Rosemary Dobson has built a reputation as one of Australia's most important poets. This volume co

Dobson, Rosemary
$27.95

Ruba'Iyat of Omar Khayyam
Classics S. 128

Writing in the 11th century, Khayyam was one of the most accomplished masters of the new and increasingly popular "Ruba'i", or two-line stanza. Here, Khayyam's meditations touch on the transience of human life and of the natural

Omar Khayyam
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Rumi
Full colour decorations throughout 112

'The grape on the vine Is wine in the making, Crush it and it comes alive.' JalaluddinRumi, the great Sufi poet and mystic born in 1204, believed that if we surrender ourselves to the power of love, it is p

Rumi, Abdulla, Raficq
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Rumi
Paperback 240 pages.

The definitive collection of America's bestselling poet. Rumi's finest poems of love and lovers will open your heart and soul to the lover inside and out.

Barks, Coleman
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Rumi : The Big Red Book : The Great Masterpiece Celebrating Mystical Love
203(Ht mm) 135(Wdt mm) 512

Now in paperback, considered one of the greatest works of Persian literature, "The Big Red Book" is one of the masterpieces of Rumi, the medieval Sufi mystic who also happens to be the most popular poet in America.

Barks, Coleman
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Samuel Taylor Coleridge
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 112

In this series, a contemporary poet selects and introduces a poet of the past. By their choice of poems and by the personal and critical reactions they express in their prefaces, the editors offer insights into their o

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, Fenton, James
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Seeing Stars
88

Simon Armitage's new collection is by turns a voice and a chorus: a hyper-vivid array of dramatic monologues, allegories, parables and tall tales. Here comes everybody: Snoobie and Carla, Lippincott, Wittmann, Yoshioka, Bambuck, Dr Amsterdam,

Armitage, Simon, Roberts, Sue
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Selected Poems of Philip Larkin
128

For the first time, Faber publish a selection from the poetry of Philip Larkin. Drawing on Larkin's four collections and on his uncollected poems, it is chosen by Martin Amis. 'Many poets make us smile; how many poets make us laugh - or, in

Larkin, Philip, Amis, Martin
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Selected Poems
144

This collection features perhaps Dylan Thomas' best-known poem, 'Fern Hill' - a profoundly melancholic and wistful meditation on former times; set in the idyllic Carmarthenshire dairy farm owned by his aunt and uncle when he was a boy. Anoth

Thomas, Dylan
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Selected Poems
Penguin Modern Classics 368

Spain's greatest and most well-loved modern poet, Lorca has long been admired for the emotional intensity and dark brilliance of his work, which drew on music, drama, mythology and the songs of his Andulucian childhoo

Garcia Lorca, Federico, Christopher Maurer
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Selected Poems
197 x 130mm. , Paperback , 197 x 130mm. 127

This selection, which was made by Eliot himself, is intended as an introduction to the main body of his poetry prior to Four Quartets.

Eliot, T.S.
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Selected Poems
Vintage Classic 176

This title features an introduction by Carol Ann Duffy. Anna Akhmatova is one of the most accomplished and well loved poets Russia has ever produced. Her moving and passionate writing has won her an ardent readership all over

Akhmatova, Anna, Duffy, Carol Ann
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Selected Poems
Penguin Classics 880 pages.

Byron, Lord, Wolfson, Susan, Manning, Peter
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Selected Poems 1923-58
Paperback 110 pages.

First published in Great Britain in 1960

Cummings E E
$25.00

Selected Poems 1968 - 2014
150(Ht mm) 210(Wdt mm) 240

A thrilling new selection of Paul Muldoon's poetry, drawn from over four decades and twelve individual collections. A poet who 'began as a prodigy and has gone on to become a virtuoso' (Michael Hofmann) and hailed by S

Muldoon, Paul
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Selected Poems Essential Rumi
336

Thirteenth-century Persian philosopher, mystic, scholar and founder of the order of the Whirling Dervishes, Jelaluddin Rumi was also a poet of transcendental power. His inspirational verse speaks with the universal voice of the human soul an

Rumi, Jalal al-Din, Nicholson, Reynold, Arberry, A.J., Moyne, John
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Selected Poems Keats
Penguin Classics 320 pages.

Over the course of his short life, John Keats (1795-1821) honed a raw talent into a brilliant poetic maturity. This selection of Keats' poetry contains youthful verse, such as his earliest known poem "Imitation of Spe

Keats, John, Barnard, John, Ricks, Christopher
$20.00

Selected Poems of Pablo Neruda
512

"Selected Poems" contains Neruda's resonant, exploratory, intensely individualistic verse, rooted in the physical landscape and people of Chile. Here we find sensuous songs of love, tender odes to the sea, melancholy lyrics of heartache, fie

Neruda, Pablo
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Selected Poems of T. S. Eliot
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 144

T.S. Eliot - editor, poet, critic and publisher - was the greatest poet of his generation. The winner of the 1948 Nobel Prize for Literature, virtually every English language poet since owes him a debt of gratitude. Vo

Eliot, T. S., Heaney, Seamus
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Selected Poems Tennyson
Penguin Classics 432

Contains poems which epitomize the Victorian age.

Tennyson, Alfred, Ricks, Christopher, Ricks, Christopher
$25.00

Selected Poetry
Paperback , 198mm. 336

Arranged chronologically, David Luke's verse translations are set alongside the German originals to give a picture of Goethe's poetic development.

Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von, Luke, David
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Selected Poetry and Prose of Shelley
198 x 129mm. , Wordsworth Poetry Library 752

Shelley, Percy Bysshe
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Sentenced to Life
208(Ht mm) 135(Wdt mm) 208

In the course of his new collection of poems - several of which have already become famous before their book publication - Clive James looks back over an extraordinarily rich life with a clear-eyed and unflinching hone

James, Clive
$33.00

Sentenced to Life
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 208

In his new collection of poems - several of which have already become famous before their book publication - Clive James looks back over an extraordinarily rich life with a clear-eyed and unflinching honesty. There are

James, Clive
$23.00

Shakespeare's Sonnets Popular Penguins
poppenguin 160

William Shakespeare's sonnets are a beautiful expression of a range of human emotions - from love to grief, anger, jealousy and lust. Including the instantly recognisable 'Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?' as well as a rang

Shakespeare William
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Shakespeare's Sonnets: The Complete Illustrated Edition
Illustrated throughout 240

The First-Ever, Fully Illustrated Collector's Edition of William Shakespeare's Celebrated Sonnets! In celebration of the momentous 400th annversary of William Shakespeare's death in April 2016, this enhanced edition of

Shakespeare, William
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Shifting Windows

Page, Geoff
$15.00

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
128

Preserved on a single surviving manuscript dating from around 1400, composed by an anonymous master, "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight" was rediscovered only 200 years ago, and published for the first time in 1839. One of the earliest great s

Armitage, Simon
$25.00

Six Poets: Hardy to Larkin
216(Ht mm) 135(Wdt mm) 224

Alan Bennett's selection of English verse by his favourite poets, accompanied by his own enlivening commentary. "Poets like to elude their public, lead them a bit of a dance. They take them down untrodden paths, lan

Bennett, Alan
$30.00

Sleeping Alone

Winner, Poetry, ACT writing & publishing awards 2009.

Thorley Michael
$20.00

Songs of a Sentimental Bloke : Text Classics
128

The Songs of a Sentimental Bloke, a comic verse novel, was first published in book form in 1915 and sold more than sixty thousand copies in nine editions within a year. By the mid-1970s nearly three hundred thousand

Dennis, C.J.
$12.95

Sonnets
Paperback , 197 x 130mm. Vintage Classic 176

Shakespeare's sonnets are lyrical, haunting, beautiful and often breath-taking, representing one of the finest bodies of poetry ever penned. They demonstrate the writer's skill in capturing the full

Shakespeare, William
$15.00

Spell, A Charm
80

Brief description: In his powerful fifth collection John Leonard dissects contemporary life and ideas in intense, but human, lyric poetry. This four-part collection begins with a section of meditative poems of everyday moments, often of great

Leonard, John
$19.95

Summer Requiem
80

'I have so carefully mapped the corners of my mind That I am forever waking in a lost country...' SUMMER REQUIEM traces the immutable shifting of the seasons, the relentless rhythms of a great world that both 'gifts and harms'. Luminous, res

Seth, Vikram
$23.00

Sunset
black & white illustrations 66

A first collection of poetry by Indigenous Australian poet, Maggie Walsh. "I have known Maggie Walsh for over thirty years, we are related through family and Palm Island connections. We both spent many years trave

Walsh, Maggie
$25.00

Sunset Assumption

Foulcher, John
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Sylvia Plath Poems Chosen by Carol Ann Duffy
198(Ht mm) 126(Wdt mm) 160

Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy offers a fresh selection of poems from one of the most iconic and enduring voices of postwar literature, Sylvia Plath. Sylvia Plath was one of the defining voices of twentieth-century poet

Plath, Sylvia
$23.00

T. S. Eliot
205(Ht mm) 130(Wdt mm) 128

As a poet, editor and essayist, T. S. Eliot was one of the defining figures of twentieth century poetry. This selection, which was made by Eliot himself, includes many of his most celebrated works, including "The Love

Eliot T.S.
$25.00

Tale of Sinuhe
336

The Tale of Sinuhe, from c.1875 BC, has been acclaimed as the supreme masterpiece of Ancient Egyptian poetry, a perfect fusion of monumental, dramatic, and lyrical styles, and a passionate probing of its culture's ideals and anxieties. This

Parkinson, R. B.
$24.95

Taller When Prone
96

Taller When Prone is Les Murray's first volume of new poems since 2006's The Biplane Houses. With characteristic grace and dexterity, these poems combine a mastery of form with a matchless ear for the Australian vernacular. Many evoke rural l

Murray, Les A.
$24.95

This Intimate War

These poems draw on works of history and private testimonial. They are what this age needs: poems about war which do not glorify war; poems which, for all their considerable rhetorical power, nowhere distance themselves from pain, brutality and

Rowland, Robyn
$27.95

This is Water
Hardback , 116 x 114mm. 144

How does one keep from going through their comfortable, prosperous adult life unconsciously? How do we get ourselves out of the foreground of our thoughts and achieve compassion? The speech captures Wallace's electric

Wallace, David Foster
$30.00

Thomas Hardy
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 176

A selection of the writer's greatest nature poetry, selected by Tom Paulin, published in a beautiful new edition by Faber. At once a voice arose among The bleak twigs overhead In a full-hearted evensong Of joy illimite

Hardy, Thomas, Paulin, Tom
$23.00

Trace

Atherton, Cassandra
$10.00

Undying
214(Ht mm) 135(Wdt mm) 144

How can you say goodbye to the love of your life? In Undying Michel Faber honours the memory of his wife, who died after a six-year battle with cancer. Bright, tragic, candid and true, these poems are an exceptional c

Faber, Michel
$25.00

Universe of Us
240

International best-selling author of Love & Misadventure, Lullabies and Memories Lang Leav presents a completely new collection of poetry with a celestial theme in The Universe of Us. Planets, stars, and constellations feature prominently in

Leav, Lang
$28.00

W B Yeats - Collected Poems
Vintage Classic 592

W.B. Yeats' life spanned the end of the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth century, and his poetry reflects all the turmoil, fervour, traditions and revolutions of that period. From the quiet beauty of "The Lake Is

Yeats, W. B., Martin, Augustine
$12.95

W H Auden
198 x 129mm. , Poet to Poet S. 112 pages.

W. H. Auden was born in York in 1907. His first full-length collection, Poems, was published by T. S. Eliot at Faber and Faber in 1930. The many volumes he published thereafter included poetry, plays, e

Auden, W.H.
$13.00

Waiting for the Past
112

Les Murray's new volume of poems - his first in five years - continues his use of molten language. From 'The Black Beaches' to 'Radiant Pleats, Mulgoa', from 'High Speed Trap Space' to '1960 Brought the Electric', this is verse that renews a

Murray, Les A.
$25.00

War Poems of Siegfried Sassoon
176

No poetry has touched readers' hearts more deeply than the soldier poets of the First World War. Published to commemorate the centenary of 1914, this stunning set of books, with specially commissioned covers by leading print makers, is an es

Sassoon, Siegfried
$25.00

War Poems of Wilfred Owen
96

No poetry has touched readers' hearts more deeply than the soldier poets of the First World War. Published to commemorate the centenary of 1914, this stunning set of books, with specially commissioned covers by leading print makers, is an ess

Stallworthy, Jon, Owen, Wilfred
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who said what, exactly

Wallis, Hartmann
$20.00

Will to Live, a
'Stuart Rees's poems are ablaze with a passion for world peace and social justice, and they offer pungent analysis of the sources of conflict in all its guises and disguises. His distinctive poetic voice is fresh, honest and urgently timely.' - Profe
Rees, Stuart
$24.95

William Wordsworth
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 160

In this series, a contemporary poet selects and introduces a poet of the past. By their choice of poems and by the personal and critical reactions they express in their prefaces, the editors offer insights into their o

Wordsworth, William, Heaney, Seamus
$23.00

Winning Words
198(Ht mm) 129(Wdt mm) 240

Faster, higher, stronger: winning words are those that inspire you on to Olympian goals. From falling in love to overcoming adversity, celebrating a new born or learning to live with dignity: here is a book to inspire

Sieghart, William
$20.00

World's Wife
Paperback , 197 x 130mm. 96

Draws on some weighty emotional experiences: loneliness, jealousy, self-loathing, desire, the fierceness of a mother's love. This book reveals the foibles of the great, the ghastly and the ordinary bloke and the suffe

Duffy, Carol Ann
$25.00

Year with Hafiz
417

Daniel Ladinsky s stunning interpretations of 365 soul-nurturing poems one for each day of the year by treasured Persian lyric poet Hafiz The poems of Hafiz are masterpieces of sacred poetry that nurture the heart, soul, and mind. With learn

Hafiz, Ladinsky, Daniel
$33.00

You Made Me Late Again!
176

With fifty new poems from Britain's favourite poet Pam Ayres, You Made Me Late Again! is a treat. From wishing your husband was more dashing to becoming a gran for the first time, Pam's poems are observant, witty and poignant in equal mea

Ayres, Pam
$15.00