Scottish Poetry Library
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From the self-described ‘black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet’, these soaring, urgent essays on the power of women, poetry and anger are filled with darkness and light.
Written in the voices of four different fictional alter egos, these rich, strange and mesmeric verses by Portugal’s greatest poet express a maelstrom of conflicted thoughts and feelings.
By turns tragic and comic, irascible and exalted, these are some of the most beloved poems by a writer who transformed Irish verse.
From apples to artichokes, these glittering, fragmented, painterly portraits of food by the avant-garde pioneer Gertrude Stein are redolent of sex, laughter and the joy of everyday life.
A dazzling selection of the beautiful, brutal and darkly brilliant work of Spain’s greatest twentieth-century poet, from his beloved Gypsy Ballads to pieces appearing in English for the first time.
Filled with bright, unforgettable images, the deceptively simple work of William Carlos Williams revolutionized American verse, and made him one of the greatest twentieth-century poets.
Wise-cracking and heartbreaking, these tales of women on the edge by the legendary wit Dorothy Parker show the darkness beneath the surface of the Jazz Age.
Alasdair Gray’s remarkable interpretation of Dante’s La Divina Commedia continues.
In the third of his trilogy of powerful political verse plays, Luke Wright examines the loss of trust in the age of Brexit.
A book of risky journeys, mappings and re-mappings.
Erato’s themes are manifold but particularly focus on personal loss, desire and recovery, in the context of a world in which wars and displacement of people has become a terrifying norm.
Solie’s fifth collection, The Caiplie Caves, is a profound and timely consideration of the nature of crisis and how, in the frailty of our responses, we can find the courage to move forward.
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