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Life Support - 100 Poems to Reach for on Dark Nights

Life Support - 100 Poems to Reach for on Dark Nights

Author: Julia Copus (Editor)
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These carefully selected poems will offer solace; provide an escape from the constant chatter of everyday thought; help make space for the unexpected; enable us to reinvent ourselves within the chaotic landscape of our lives. Some will be old favourites; others less well-known; all the poems will have the power to surprise or move.

A deeper, more lasting comfort comes from art that makes us sit up and listen, that reawakens the senses and offers new ways of looking - this is poetry that, in the best sense, unsettles us, in order to reconnect us with the world around us and bring us to a place of greater clarity.

The anthology will be divided into the following sections: The deep heart's core (poems about places of sanctuary); As a boy I stood before it for hours (poems that remind us to place our focus 'out there'; that show us how to be mindful); A world in a grain of sand (poems that play with the notion of scale, so that the tiny becomes large and the large tiny - putting things in perspective); Stilll life (poems about focusing on a specific moment); and Another Self (poems on friendship/companionship; a sense of everyone being in the same boat).

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General Fields

  • : 9781788542838
  • : Head of Zeus
  • : Head of Zeus
  • : April 2019
  • : --- length: - '21' width: - '13' units: - Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 256
  • : 821.9208
  • : Hardback
  • : Julia Copus (Editor)