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The Everyday Poet: Poems to Live by

The Everyday Poet: Poems to Live by

Author: Deborah Alma
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A thoughtful and varied collection of feel-good poems perfect for any day and any situation. This brand-new anthology holds up a mirror to our own lives, and is designed to tackle your everyday needs: whether work is getting you down, you need a moment to relax, you're having trouble sleeping or need a little romantic guidance, this book has a poem for you. Each poem has been carefully selected by editor Deborah Alma, the world's first and only emergency poet, who travels in her 1970s ambulance to schools, libraries and festivals to offer consultations and prescribe poems as cures for various maladies: to comfort, purge melancholy, provide hope and give courage. This collection will lift your mood and brighten your day, offering poetic help wherever it is needed.
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This brand-new anthology is designed to tackle your everyday needs, whether work is getting you down, you need a moment to relax, you're having trouble sleeping or need a little romantic guidance, this book has a poem for you.
Author description
Deborah Alma is the Emergency Poet - the world's first and only mobile poetic first aid service. A mix of the serious, the therapeutic and the theatrical, the Emergency Poet offers consultations inside her ambulance and prescribes poems as cures. Dressed in white coat and stethoscope, she travels in her 1970s ambulance, accompanied by Nurse Verse or The Poemedic to literary and music festivals, libraries, schools, pubs, weddings and conferences ... anywhere that poetic help may be urgently required.
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General Fields

  • : 9781782436577
  • : Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
  • : Michael O'Mara Books Ltd
  • : October 2016
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 21mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 192
  • : Deborah Alma
  • : 808.81
  • : Hardback