It's Day 3 of our PBS Sonnet 14 Days of Christmas promotion and we're offering 30% off two beautiful Candlestick Press pamphlet anthologies. Complete with exquisite illustrations, a bookmark and an envelope for posting, they're the perfect poetry present! With this huge discount they're only £3.47 - cheaper than a card - and totally irresistible.
What is it about robins that makes them so easy to love? Is it the jaunty red breast? Or the fact that they have been known to build their nests in kettles, boots, coat pockets and even under car bonnets – places that seem to suggest a wish to be close to our human world? Perhaps it’s because they appear to want to keep us company by perching close by while we’re gardening or flitting alongside us when we’re out on a walk. Hamish Whyte’s delightful selection comes with a limited edition poem postcard and explores the countless ways in which these endearing and cheerful birds brighten our lives.
Christmas Lights: Ten Poems for Dark Winter Nights
The switching on of festive lights in towns and villages across the land announces the fact that Christmas is fast approaching. It also marks the start of real winter. In this selection of ten specially commissioned poems by leading contemporary poets, we find light in all its many shapes and forms – from the ‘glittering heart’ of Paris in December to the glint of a skater’s boot on a frozen lake or the sugary shine of a child’s candy cane. And worlds away from the hubbub and dazzle, there’s the silent watcher at the window who. These poems will brighten even the darkest of winter nights with moments of humour, delight and lasting beauty. Poems by Nancy Campbell, Niall Campbell, John Clegg, Tony Curtis, Katherine Gallagher, Stephen Keeler, Zaffar Kunial, Hannah Lowe, Kim Moore and Amali Rodrigo.
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