Category: Poetry | Reading Level: 3 Biography
Paul Kelly's songs are steeped in poetry. And now he has gathered from around the world the poems he loves - poems that have inspired and challenged him over the years, a number of which he has set to music. This wide-ranging and deeply moving anthology combines the ancient and the modern, the hallowed ...Show more
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERThe Flame is the final work from Leonard Cohen, the revered poet and musician whose fans span generations and whose work is celebrated throughout the world. Featuring poems, excerpts from his private notebooks, lyrics, and hand-drawn self-portraits, The Flame offers an intim ...Show more
Of Memory and Furniture is described by Julienne van Loon as 'a deeply feminist project', and by David Brooks as 'bold, explicit and unapologetic'. This collection in four parts explores experiences of female embodiment, sexuality, and relationships with family, lovers and institutions. It is concerned ...Show more
Category: Poetry | Reading Level: near fine
From the National Book Award-winning author of Just Kids and M Train, a profound, beautifully realized memoir in which dreams and reality are vividly woven into a tapestry of one transformative year. Following a run of New Year's concerts at San Francisco's legendary Fillmore, Patti Smith finds herself ...Show more
Over the past decade, Spoken Word has established itself as a central part of contemporary Australian & New Zealand poetry. For the first-time ever, these voices are transported from the stage to the page, captured in print so that the spoken-word experience can be shared with a new and broader audi ...Show more
Debut collection of Haiku poems by Sarah Furtner. Sarah looks at love, suburban life, Instagram, friendship and laundry. She has a laugh at 'Reality TV', and feeling like a fraud. She also explores drinking, family and her hopes for the future.
With her lyrical, stirring mantras and affirmations, Cleo Wade's second anthology of heartfelt poetry and prose builds on the wisdom of her bestselling book Heart Talk, encouraging you to remain hopeful and harness your personal power to bring positive change in our world. Where to Begin is per ...Show more
Category: Poetry | Series: G - Reference,Information and Interdisciplinary Subjects Ser.
In Girl, Rebecca Goss considers the emotional and physical connections women make to the world around them. The poems interrogate and celebrate female identity and experience, and the dynamics of family and friendship. From a woman struck by lightning to a baby who understands shadows, Goss navigates th ...Show more
Lyre is a sonic, sculptural cornucopia of new and startling forms. Stuart Cooke proposes that all kinds of life - animal, plant and otherwise - have their own modes of expression, each of which can each be translated into a different kind of poetry. Ranging across Australasian oceans, coastlines, rainfo ...Show more