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This year the National Poetry Day theme is the environment, so we'll be posting our favourite eco-poetry throughout the day. Watch this space and don't forget to share your favourite environmental poems on our social media @poetrybooksoc too.
Here are 8 eco-poetry books to read right now for National Poetry Day.
* Zaffar Kunial’s long awaited second collection, England's Green, our Autumn Recommendation, is deeply aware of its natural surroundings.
*Climate Writer-in-Residence Linda France's new collection Startling harnesses the power of innate ecological awareness to create a lasting synergy between nature and culture.
*How might it feel for plants to live social lives as humans? In Sumana Roy's V.I.P, ‘plant’ replaces ‘people’ to become Very Important Plant.
*Don't miss Sylvia Legris' radical botanical Garden Physic - a glorious meditation on the garden and the power of plants: how they can heal us, emotionally and physically
*In this exquisite Hazel Press anthology Seeds & Roots Ella Duffy selects 24 eco poems which make us think again about seeds and roots and experience new worlds, both personal and political, in the ground beneath our feet.
*This Candlestick press pamphlet anthology Ten Poems about Wildlife is a delightful celebration of the many wild creatures that flutter, slither, swim or stride through the British countryside.
*Out of Time Poetry From the Climate Emergency is the definitive climate anthology for this decisive decade featuring Inua Ellams, Pascale Petit, Raymond Antrobus and more.
*Footprints: an anthology of new ecopoetry is a book about hope, showing us new ways of living and thinking ecologically.
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