This beautifully illustrated anthology of sixty tree poems is a celebration of our love of trees. With poems by some of the world's best-loved poets including William Wordsworth, Thomas Hardy, William Meredith and W.H. Auden, The Book of Tree Poems will help you see trees as you've never seen them before.

Product Code: 9224
ISBN: 9781399609098
Format: Paperback / softback
Publisher: Laurence King/Chronicle
Pages: 128
Published Date: 09/05/2023
Availability:In stock
Price: $17.99

Could there be a more pleasant way to spend a warm afternoon than lazing under a tree reading poetry inspired by these shade-giving wonders of the world? Trees have sparked some of the biggest literary imaginations over the ages and - as the climate emergency escalates - it has never been more important to appreciate our vital connection to them.

Our natural historians have amazed you with their biology and the ways in which they influence our lives, now it's the poets' turn to make you fall in love with their beauty, strength and character.

The Book of Tree Poems taps into the trend for gifty poetry anthologies and is a beautifully illustrated gift for any tree lover with a passion for literature. The first full-colour illustrated book of tree poems - the perfect stocking filler for nature enthusiasts everywhere

Taps into the trend for gift poetry anthologies such as The Poetry Pharmacy and A Poem for Every Day of the Year and will appeal to those who bought Around the World in 80 Trees and The Story of Trees

A thoughtful collection of poems by some of our best loved poets including Robert Graves, Seamus Heaney, Charlotte Mew and Nancy Willard.

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Plant a Tree – Lucy Larcom
On Forgetting That I Am a Tree – Ruth Awolola
Loveliest of Trees, the Cherry Now – A.E. Housman
From Oak – Katharine Towers
Leaving Messages in Trees – Helen Burke
Green Rain – Mary Webb
Moved by the Beauty of Trees – Ishion Hutchinson
Untitled – Anryū Suharu
From The Recollection – Percy Bysshe Shelley
Trees – Alfred Joyce Kilmer
The Awakening – Anna Wickham
The Purple Peach Tree – Su Tung P’o
Child’s Song in Spring – Edith Nesbit
Under Silver How – Sarah Doyle
In May – Alison Brackenbury
Listening to the Trees – Maggie Haggith
I Saw in Louisiana a Live-Oak Growing – Walt Whitman
The Trees – Philip Larkin
Not Dead – Robert Graves
Staying Overnight at Xiaosha Stream – Yang Wanli
Climbing – Amy Lowell
Trees of Song – Pascale Petit
In My Garden – Charles Causley
The Trees’ Counselling – Christina Rossetti
Wind in the Beechwood – Siegfried Sassoon
The Green Roads – Edward Thomas
The World of Trees – Jackie Kay
Forest – Carol Ann Duffy
The Way Through the Woods – Rudyard Kipling
Emerson – Mary Mapes Dodge
From The Marshes of Glynn – Sidney Lanier
The Hollow Wood – Edward Thomas
Ash-boughs – Gerard Manley Hopkins
In the Woods – Kathryn Simmonds
My Orcha’d in Linden Lea – William Barnes
Fall, Leaves, Fall – Emily Brontë
From Blossoms – Li-Young Lee
Flowers and Trees – Sir Walter Scott
Summer Night, Riverside – Sara Teasdale
The Beech Tree – Michael Longley
Under the Greenwood Tree – William Shakespeare
Climbing Trees – Jason Allen-Paisant
The Trees – Jericho Brown
From The Wanderer – William Wordsworth
The Trees Outside My Window – Moniza Alvi
Orchard – Stephen Keeler
Driving Back Over the Blue Ridge, – Moya Cannon
For Catherine – Jen Feroze
There is a Solemn Wind To-Night – Katherine Mansfield
On the First Leaves of Autumn – Nikita Gill
Yellow October – Sujata Bhatt
Leaves – Ted Hughes
At Day-Close in November – Thomas Hardy
Little trees – E.E. Cummings
The Way Home – Liz Berry
The Year’s Midnight – Gillian Clarke
Abele – Di Slaney
The Olive Tree – Lorentzos Mavilis
Sonnet 29 – Elizabeth Barrett Browining
To the Wayfarer – Anon

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