The startling originality of Emily Dickinson's style condemned her poetry to obscurity during her lifetime, but her bold experiments in prosody, her tragic vision, and the range of her intellectual and emotional explorations have since won her international recognition as a poet of t... read more
|Author:||Steven (INT) Walt; Schroeder Whitman|
First published in 1855 with Whitman's own money, Leaves of Grass is a highly sensual collection of verses that became a monument to American poetry.The journalist, philosopher, clerk, and Civil War nurse spent the following four decades revising and expanding the work from twelve p... read more
A stunning collection from one of Australia's favourite poets. Readers have long embraced the passionate energy of Henry Lawson's poems. This collection of 177 poems showcases the very best of Lawson - heart-rendering tales of the human condition, rousing poems of social protest,... read more
Following the Pulitzer prize-winning collectionStag s Leap, Sharon Olds gives us a stunning book of odes. Opening with the powerful and tender Ode to the Hymen, Olds addresses and embodies, in this age-old poetic form, many aspects of love and gender and sexual politics in a collection that is... read more
A stunning collection of poems from one of New Zealand's most respected writers. David Eggleton wrote of Marshall's poetry in the New Zealand Listenerthat, 'Above all, the poems are redolent of the South Island - all wild winds and dry hills, sleepy summer afternoons, the shimme... read more
With an Introduction by Donald McFarlan.Robert Burns, the most celebrated of all Scottish poets, is remembered with great devotion - his birthday on 25th January provokes fervour and festivity among Scots and many others the world over. Born in 1759 into miserable... read more
Another gorgeous collection of poetry and prose from Australian poet and social media sensation Beau Taplin.
Beautiful, inspiring, and empowering, Worlds of You sweeps readers away on a journey of emotion. Filled with lyric wisdom, Taplin's second book expands on th... read more
In his affectionate and gently humorous verses John O'Brien sang of farming life and of the life of Irish settlers in Australia - at home, on the land, and at the Church upon the Hill that is the centre of their lives.
"When you're dumb enough for long enough, you're gonna meet someone too smart to love you, and they're gonna love you anyway, and it's gonna go so poorly," Neil Hilborn writes in his debut full-length collection, OUR NUMBERED DAYS. In 2013, Hilborn's poem "OCD" went viral, and has ... read more
|Author:||A. B. Paterson|
|Series:||Pocket Editions for the Trenches Ser.|
The Man from Snowy River and Other Verses (1895) is the first collection of poems by Australian poet Banjo Paterson. It was released in hardback by Angus and Robertson in 1895, and features the poet's widely anthologised poems "The Man from Snowy River", "Clancy of the Over... read more
Leonard Cohen is one of the great writers, performers, and most consistently daring artists of our time. Book of Longing is Cohen's eagerly awaited new collection of poems, following his highly acclaimed 1984 title, Book of Mercy, and his hugely successful 1993 publication, Stranger... read more