The Bright Tethers

The first collection from this award-winning poet who, as Seamus Heaney remarked, ‘provides an answer to Frost’s wish for poems about subjects common in experience but rare in books.’

 

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Contains all poems from his published volumes, a selection of translations, and unpublished poems. This collection enables Seymour-Smith, widely known as a critic and encyclopaedist of literature, to take his rightful place as a pre-eminent 20th century English poet.

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The Poems of Valentin Iremonger

Máire mhac an tSaoi wrote: ‘Valentin Iremonger, both as a poet and as a human being, radiated integrity. Complete poems from, as Iremonger put it, ‘the only place where poetry can be found – in the everyday life of the people around. With the complete text of his verse play for radio, Wrap up my Green Jacket.

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