The Book of Love and Loss: Poems for Today
- 01 Oct 2014
- Belgrave Press
- 450 pages - 220 x 145 x 15mm
At times of loss and bereavement, it’s well established those who are left reach for music and poetry– and the music of poetry. Unlike other collections The Book of Love and Loss draws only on contemporary voices and is intended in future to form not just a fine collection but also to be the best-selling source book for funerals, memorials and other special occasions.
50p from each copy sold plus all profits will to the Parkinson’s Disease Society for research.
Includes a Foreword by Maureen Lipmann and 450 poems contemporary poems ranging from an unknown 15 year-old boy to both the current and the former English poet laureates (Carol Ann Duffy and Andrew Motion) and the Welsh one, Gillian Clarke. Includes work by Dylan Thomas’ daughter, Aeronwy, and previously unpublished work by UAFanthorpe, and other works by Wendy Cope, Michael Rosen, Philip Gross, Penelope Shuttle and many more