Poetry Instead of a Card - Ten Poems about Bicycles

Instead of a card, why not send words! This collection covers many different aspects of the bicycle, from its early history, through some teething problems (mostly in the brakes department) and on to the vivid and often magical thoughts, affection and loyalty that bicycles have inspired in their riders and in poetry. Includes ‘Banjo’ Paterson’s bone-shaking classic, ‘Mulga Bill’s Bicycle’, as well as poems by Michael Donaghy, Derek Mahon and Connie Bensley’s tale of obsession, collision and bent treadles, ‘Wheel Fever’.

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

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