Flora Poetica: The Chatto Book of Botanical Verse
Random House, 11.01.2011 - 384 Seiten
This beautiful anthology brings together over 250 poems about flowers, plants and trees from eight centuries of writing in English, creating a rich bouquet of intriguing juxtapositions. Fourteenth-century lyrics sit next to poems of the twenty-first century; celebrations of plants native to the English soil share the volume with more exotic plant poetry.
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... h Flora Poetica Sarah Maguire By the same author Poetry Spilt Milk The Invisible Mender. Front Cover.
By the same author Poetry Spilt Milk The Invisible Mender The Florist's atMidnight As Editor A Green Thought in a Green Place: Poetry in the Garden This ebook is sold subject to the condition that it.
When I started writing poetry in my mid-twenties, I discovered that this language was working its way into my poems, even more insistently as the years went by. There are gardens mentioned in my first book, Spilt Milk, but by my second, ...
When I began compiling this anthology, I had the vague notion that older English poetry would be particularly floral — encouraged perhaps by the abundance of flower references in Shakespeare. But whilst many of Shakespeare's ...
In her poem 'Cinnamon Roots' the Sri Lankan poet Seni Seneviratne describes how the rare spices native to her homeland first lured European traders there, a move which later led to the establishment of plantations and to the island's ...