Edition: Paperback
ISBN: 9780571278725
No of pages: 128

Other Editions: Paperback

Short and Sweet

Simon Armitage


Short and Sweet is an inspiring new anthology arranged to show how the short poem, defined here as no longer than thirteen lines - and sometimes a lot shorter than that - can tell a story, present a complex argument, and be packed with as much passion, wisdom and music as any more extended piece of writing. In his witty and instructive introduction, Simon Armitage, pace-setting poet of his generation, encourages us to consider how poets over five centuries have used brevity.


Categorised as: Poetry
Sub-categories: Poetry Anthologies
Genres & Themes: Language; Storytelling

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