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The power of poetry and plays to help us find courage, solace, and energy is widely acknowledged. In reading poetry we are free to extract our own meanings, and we accept that there is no one right answer. Plays bring to life the stories we tell, encouraging empathy and imagination.

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What Day Is it?

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What day is it? Who gives a f*ck. I teach, I clean, I play, I cook.
€9.95

100 Poems

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Seamus Heaney had the idea to form a personal selection of poems from across the entire arc of his writing life, small yet comprehensive enough to serve as an introduction for all comers. But now, finally, the project has been returned to, resulting in an intimate gathering of poems chosen and introduced by the Heaney family.
€14.85

TO STAR THE DARK

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€12.50

The Hill We Climb, An Inaugural Poem

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Amanda Gorman's powerful and historic poem "The Hill We Climb," read at President Joe Biden's inauguration, now available as a collectible gift edition.
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Poetry Pharmacy

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€17.55

Home Body

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€17.55

Collected Poems

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This volume contains all the major lyric poems reflecting the diverse moods and phases of this important and inspiring poet, from He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven and The Lake Isle of Innisfree to Sailing to Byzantium.
€13.50

The Historians

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A new collection from Eavan Boland, a pioneering figure in Irish poetry who has been credited with inspiring a generation. This will be her final collection, following her passing in April 2020.
€13.75

Thousand Mornings

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Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver celebrates morning, in a collection published for the first time in the UK, along with selected backlist.
€12.15

Leonard Cohen Poems

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An anthology that includes such legendary songs as "Suzanne", "Sisters of Mercy", "Bird on the Wire", "Famous Blue Raincoat" and "I'm Your Man" and poems from many collections including "Flowers for Hitler", "Beautiful Losers" and "Death of a Lady's Man".
€14.85

Pathogens Love a Patsy: Pandemic & Other Poems

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€12.00

Selected Poems

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Thirteenth-century Persian philosopher, mystic, scholar and founder of the order of the Whirling Dervishes, Jelaluddin Rumi was also a poet of transcendental power. His inspirational verse speaks with the universal voice of the human soul and brims with exuberant energy and passion.
€12.15

Collected Poems

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This edition of Larkin's poems presents his four published books "The North Ship", "The Less Deceived", "The Whitsun Weddings" and "High Windows" in their original sequence. The text also includes an appendix of poems that Larkin published in other places, from his juvenilia to his final years.
€20.25

Hamlet

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HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics.
€3.40

Penguin's Poems for Life

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Taking its inspiration from Shakespeare's idea of the 'seven ages' of a human life, this anthology brings together the poems in English. Beginning with babies, it is divided into sections on childhood, growing up, making a living and making love, family life, getting older, and approaching death, ending with poems of mourning and commemoration.
€13.50

Romeo and Juliet

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HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics.
€3.40

Slug: from the Ted Hughes Award-winning author of Nobody Told Me

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The new collection of poetry and prose from the Ted Hughes Award winning author of Nobody Told Me
€20.25

Soul Food: Nourishing Poems for Starved Minds

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Presents a selection which includes varied work by contemporary poets such as Jane Hirshfield, Denise Levertov, Thomas Merton and Mary Oliver, and others. This book shows how poetry can help feed our hunger for meaning in times of spiritual starvation.
€13.50

The Collected Poems

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Includes simple images that summon the rural landscape of New England, and the author unfailingly moves the reader with his profound grasp of the human condition. This title comprises all eleven volumes of author's poems.
€14.85

The Humans

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'Matt Haig is a supreme talent and a writer to cherish, and The Humans is undoubtedly his magnum opus' Guardian
€12.15

The Sun and her Flowers

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From Rupi Kaur comes her long-awaited second collection of poetry. Illustrated by Kaur, 'The Sun and Her Flowers' is a journey of wilting, falling, rooting, rising and blooming. It is a celebration of love in all its forms.
€17.55

The Year's at the Spring: An Anthology of Best-Loved Poems

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A beautiful new publication of a century-old anthology with illustrations by Harry Clarke.
€9.00

Best-loved Yeats: William Butler Yeats

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An illustrated collection of forty of Yeats' best-loved works, on topics including Love, Politics, Old Age, Myth and Legend includes people, places and events that were important to him.
€15.00

Blue Horses

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Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver celebrates the beauty of nature, in a collection published for the first time in the UK, along with selected backlist.
€12.15

Book of Longing

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Leonard Cohen made his name as a poet before he came to worldwide attention as a singer and songwriter. This collection of his poetry was written in Montreal, Mumbai and during his retirement in Mt Baldy.
€13.50

Book of Mercy

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One of Leonard Cohen's best loved volumes of poetry; a personal and powerful collection, popular since its original publication over thirty years ago
€13.50

Collected Poems

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This volume collects the five major books of one of Ireland's leading writers.
€22.95

Emily Dickinson

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Unpublished in her lifetime, Emily Dickinson's intensely personal lyrics have much been admired since her death. This is a collection of her work.
€6.75

Felicity

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Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver celebrates love, life and beauty in a collection published for the first time in the UK, along with selected backlist.
€12.15

Milk and Honey

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milk and honey is a collection of poetry and prose about survival. About the experience of violence, abuse, love, loss and femininity.
€13.50

Poem for Every Day of the Year A

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An inspiring anthology to keep you company for every day of your life.
€27.00

Poems to Fall in Love With

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A gorgeous, heart-warming anthology of poems about love and romance from award-winning illustrator Chris Riddell.
€13.50

The Merchant of Venice

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HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics.
€3.40

Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass

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THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED DEBUT BOOK OF POETRY FROM LANA DEL REY, VIOLET BENT BACKWARDS OVER THE GRASS
€22.95

Windharp: Poems of Ireland Since 1916

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€13.50

A Village Life

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From a fountain where 'all the roads in the village unite', concentric circles expand into the distance: the young and old, fields, a river, a mountain - the fountain's stone counterpart, where the roads end, human time superimposed on geological time. This title evokes a Mediterranean world with luminous precision.
€13.50

A Woman without a Country

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The poems in this new collection, by arguably the most important living Irish woman poet, seek out the delicate intersections between generation, identity, and the deep losses inflicted by history on those who can bear them least.
€13.50

As If By Magic: Selected Poems

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€18.00

Collected Poems

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This volume contains all of Sylvia Plath's mature poetry written from 1956 up to her death in 1963. It was awarded the 1981 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. The text is preceded by an introduction by Ted Hughes and followed by notes and comments on individual poems. An appendix contains 50 earlier poems.
€25.65