Book of Lives
Containing poems written by Edwin Morgan during the past six years, this collection looks at human life from a variety of perspectives, encompassing a range of themes, the foremost of which is history. This new work displays the author's characteristic willingness to experiment with a variety of subjects, from the history of cancer to the new Scottish parliament.
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And I also read through Edwin Morgan's new collection of poetry A Book of Lives today as well, though I expect I will be returning to dip in and out of it again for the next wee while (it's cos I knew the new volume was coming out that I've been rereading some of the older ones recently). I've read about half of the poems collected in here before, but there is the usual mix from Morgan, who easily proves again why he is one of my favourite poets.
TS Eliot, thingamabob and tonal conformity
There's much to enjoy in the dark, sparse and occasionally bizarre collections on the shortlist for the 2008 TS Eliot poetry prize. But do poets have a responsibility to engage with the world in which they live?...
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For the Opening of the Scottish Parliament 9 October 2004
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