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Our Best Poetry Books

Up in the Attic
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Dancing By The Light of The Moon
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to drink coffee with a ghost
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Poems to Fall in Love With
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Milk and Honey
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The Sun and Her Flowers
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Nobody
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Pillow Thoughts III
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Pillow Thoughts
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The Truth About Magic
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Poems to Fix a F**ked Up World
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She Must Be Mad
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The Poetry Pharmacy
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Tell Me the Truth About Life
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The Odyssey
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Life of the Party
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Book of Longing
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Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats
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National Poetry Day: The Best New Poetry Collections

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of National Poetry Day on Thursday 3 October, we round-up the finest verse of 2019.


Signed & Exclusive Poetry Books

Running Upon The Wires
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She Must Be Mad
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Collected Poems
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Great Goddesses
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Poems to Fall in Love With
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The Poetry Pharmacy Returns
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Validate Me
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Unlearn
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Dancing By The Light of The Moon
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Tell Me the Truth About Life
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Wonderfully democratic and inclusive, this anthology reflects the favourite poems of Great Britain, as chosen by everyone from world-famous astronauts to primary school teachers. Published to coincide with National Poetry Day, this collection explores the theme of truth through a diverse and always unpredictable range of verse, resulting in an essential store of poems to combat the increasing prevalence of concepts such as post-truth and fake news. With a beautiful introduction from Welsh songbird Cerys Matthews, Tell Me the Truth About Life is a deftly curated and timely collection.

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Poems of the Present 

Our 2019 highlights

After the Formalities
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If All the World and Love Were Young
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The Tradition
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Deaf Republic
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Surge
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O Positive
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The Red Years
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Nobody
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The Perseverance
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WITCH
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If They Come For Us
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Eternity
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Harvest Bells
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Sandettie Light Vessel Automatic
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Life of the Party
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joinedupwriting
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Nocturnal
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Treasure Troves

New and popular anthologies and collections

Dancing By The Light of The Moon
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The Poetry Pharmacy Returns
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Poems to Fall in Love With
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The Poetry Pharmacy
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Dog Poems
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Tell Me the Truth About Life
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Poems to Fix a F**ked Up World
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Cat Poems
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Poems to Live Your Life By
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Poetry Please
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Poems of the Decade
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Best-Loved Poems
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Ten Poems of Happiness
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Six Poets: Hardy to Larkin
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The People's Favourite Poems
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The Fireside Book 2020
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The Forward Book of Poetry 2020
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Poems for a world gone to sh*t
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Our Favourite Collections

Up in the Attic
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Milk and Honey
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The Sun and Her Flowers
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Great Goddesses
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Pillow Thoughts
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Nobody
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£10.00
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The Truth About Magic
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The Odyssey
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£13.99
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She Must Be Mad
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£9.99
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Book of Longing
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£9.99
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The Flame
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The World's Wife
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Pillow Thoughts III
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Inferno
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The Poetry Cure 

A poem for every mood

The Poetry Pharmacy
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The Poetry Pharmacy Returns
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Stressed, Unstressed
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Poems for a world gone to sh*t
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Poems That Make Grown Men Cry
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All Through the Night
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The Emergency Poet
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Of Love and Desire
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Poems That Make Grown Women Cry
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Poetry Please: Love Poems
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Peace Talks
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Poem For The Day One
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Staying Alive
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Lifesaving Poems
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Soul Food
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The Penguin Pocket Poetry Series

Beautiful new clothbound collections of poetry with covers designed by the acclaimed Coralie Bickford-Smith. 

Songs of Innocence and of Experience
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A Shropshire Lad
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Wessex Poems and Other Verses
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Poems
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Lyrical Ballads
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Leaves of Grass
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The Tower
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Goblin Market and Other Poems
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The Temple
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The Faber Series 

Collectable editions

William Wordsworth
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John Keats
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John Clare
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Thomas Hardy
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Selected Poems of Edward Thomas
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Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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John Betjeman
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Ariel
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W. B. Yeats
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W. H. Auden
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Selected Poems of T. S. Eliot
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Dart
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In Parenthesis
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Wilfred Owen
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Selected Poems of Edward Thomas
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The War Poems
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The Poetical Works
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Selected Poems
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Our Best Poetry Books for Children

Poems from a Green and Blue Planet
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Poems Out Loud!
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A Poem for Every Day of the Year
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A Poem for Every Night of the Year
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Shakespeare for Every Day of the Year
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100 Best Poems for Children
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Happy Poems
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Nation's Favourite Children's Poems
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Poems to Perform
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The Lost Words
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Revolting Rhymes (Colour Edition)
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Poems to Live Your Life By
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Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats
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Michael Rosen's A-Z
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