We have put together a collection of great Valentine's Day gifts for you to enjoy. Here are some of the books we have put together:
Carol Ann Duffy's Love - One of the world's most loved living poets presents her own favourite poems on love, as well as adding a brand new poem. This collection is breath-taking and perfect for Valentine's Day or any special day celebrating love.
Fourteen Poems to Say I Love You - This collection of poems from extraordinary writers will entice and move you making you contemplate everything you think already know about love.
Stung With Love: Poems And Fragments By Sappho - Written over two thousand years ago, the surviving poetry of Sappho, which once filled nine papyrus rolls in the great library of Alexandria, transports will transport you back in time, to hear the living voice of the tenth muse, and allow you to experience love as it was in 6th century BCE.
Beloved: 81 Poems from Hafez - As a mystic and lover, this poet captivates the modern world as he once captivating the Persian audiences in the 14th century. It is a beautifully translated replica of, what some may call, the literary master's divine poetry.
Soho by Richard Scott - In his debut collection, Scott will force you to see the reality of love, whilst taking you back to childhood and uncovering the risks taken by falling in love. This has been described as a sequence that re-imagines the love poetry of Verlaine.
Then Come Back: The Lost Neruda Poems By Pablo Neruda - In this collection, translated by Forrest Gander, Neruda is presented through his imaginative collection, whilst still being as captivating and beautiful as it was in Spanish. This set is excellent for Valentine's Day or any day celebrating love due to it's original and signature love poems.
Jane Yeh's Discipline - Set in 1980's New York, this poet uses her collection to explore what identity is and what it isn't, whilst channelling the voices of outsiders, artists and others. Jane Yeh's Discipline is perfect for those wanting to get away from the traditional romantic aspects of love and delve into the reality of the world.
Love in Another Language by Dick Davis - A master of rhyme and lyric works, Davis has been translated from Persian to give English speaking readers an evocation of the feelings of empathy, which he discovered across travels and cultures. This collection is new and innovative as it puts forwards some of his best works as well as some new works, specific to the set.
Postcolonial Love Poem by Natalie Diaz - This book is a bold exploration of desire and goes against the nation, who attempts to erase her experiences and the experiences of those she loves. She will make you question what sort of future might be created based on the choices and lessons undergone in an effort towards finding love.
Summer with Monika by Roger McGough - This classic poetry collection is a real and moving portrayal of a raw kind of love progressing from the beginning stages of a romance to the centre of married life. This book delves into all emotions felt by those at all stages on the journey of love.