In Memoriam - Poems of Bereavement

This offers a real alternative to a ‘With Sympathy’ card for people who have been recently bereaved.The poems in this collection, a mix of traditional and contemporary, have been chosen for their clarity and beauty and in the hope that they might offer consolation to the bereaved and also be helpful for people arranging a funeral. Shared in public or read in private, poetry can put its arms around us all.

This pamphlet includes poems by Christina Rossetti, Goethe, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Billy Collins, Anna Wigley, Carol Ann Duffy, Peter Porter, Dylan Thomas, Paul Durcan, Derek Mahon, Mark Granier, Adrian Mitchell, Jackie Kay, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Wendy Cope, W. H. Auden, William Shakespeare, Penelope Shuttle, Michael Rosen, Robert Burns, Catullus, Lt. Col. John McCrae, Laurence Binyon, Emily Dickinson, Faith Lawrence, Corinne Roosevelt Robinson, Thomas Gray, Sue Millard, Mark Twain.  Introduced by the Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy. 

  • Includes one poetry pamphlet, envelope and co-ordinating bookmark with space for your own personal message. 20 pages.

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