Scottish Poetry Library
Beautiful clothbound editions of classic poets and anthologies to suit every taste – great for gifting!
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The Aeneid – thrilling, terrifying and poignant in equal measure – has inspired centuries of artists, writers and musicians.
With themes of war, rage, grief and love, The Iliad remains powerful and enthralling more than 2,700 years after it was composed.
Selections from Montale’s greatest works, rendered into English by the accomplished poet and translator Jonathan Galassi.
In addition to well-known verses, this beautiful volume includes lesser-known poems to discover and enjoy.
Since poetry began, there have been poems about nature – a complex subject which has inspired some of the most beautiful poetry ever written.
Poems for Travellers transports the reader to lands far and near in the company of some of our greatest poets such as Walt Whitman, John Keats and Christina Rossetti.
“I find that I cannot exist without poetry.”
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.
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