Scottish Poetry Library
Showing 13–24 of 26 results
“I find that I cannot exist without poetry.”
One of Russia’s greatest twentieth-century poets who kept alive ‘the great Russian word’ in the darkness of Stalinism.
The poet of grand passions, great open spaces, lofty mourning and male love.
Whether pulling up at the celestial bar in Keats’s ‘Mermaid Tavern’ or at the grittier, jazzier one in Carl Sandburg’s ‘Honky Tonk in Cleveland, Ohio’, lovers of beer and poetry are sure to find something to celebrate in these pages.
Zen poetry, with its simple expression of direct, intuitive insight and sudden enlightenment, appeals to lovers of poetry, spirituality and beauty everywhere.
Poets across the continents and the centuries describe felines doing what they do best: sleeping, prowling, prancing, purring, sleeping some more, and gazing disdainfully at lesser beings like ourselves.
This selection of poems from across the ages brings to life a staggering array of zombies, ghosts, vampires, and devils.
In Picturehouse Poems, one of our oldest art forms pays loving homage to one of our newest-the thrilling art of cinema.
This comprehensive and joyous celebration of metrical verse brings together some of the best rhythmic lines in literature.
This collection brings together hundreds of poems by Japanese writers from the fifteenth century to the twentieth, with modern examples from Europe and America.
Six hundred years of reflections on the virtues (and some of the vices) of canine kind.
A sweeping literary tour of Scotland from the Middle Ages to the present; a definitive single-volume collection of Scottish poetry.