Great British Poetry Book

Drumroll please……..get ready for a Great British Poetry book.

‘The Very Great Britain in Poetry’ is nearly ready to publish!

This charming poetry collection is full of British traditions, landmarks and experiences A fantastic souvenir or keepsake packed full of poems about Great Britain.

Picture yourself on the embankment as the Oxford and Cambridge boat race glides past, or imagine the banter with a London Taxi cab driver as he shows you the sights. Everything from Yorkshire pudding to afternoon tea : The changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace, Shakespeare,Churchill, to the peace of the legendary Glenfinnan in Scotland. A slice of our unique island as you have never seen it before.

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Here’s our latest taster poem about the White Horse of Uffington, just to give you a flavour of what you will find in this book:-

Uffington’s White Horse

If you fly with the birds over Uffington

Amidst Oxfordshire’s pleasant green plain

A mysterious equine will greet you

A white horse carved from chalk; hoof and mane.

As we travel for far flung acquaintance

With this beast who enchants with his hide

And then stroll to imagine full vision

Our own stories emerge from his side.

Are we standing so close to a legend?

Born of Bronze Age? Territorial stance?

Is this striking alignment of body and soul

In full gallop, or in ritual dance?

Could it be that an artist found solace

On this hillside so distant in past

We can only imagine his glory

With his mission accomplished to last.

And if he were here to consider

His achievement still standing time’s test

He could fly with the birds soaring over

Tearful joy beating hard from his chest.

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Anita Williams

You will probably have noticed that with all the excitement of the forthcoming book launch, we have changed our website livery to sport the Union Jack design.

Keep watching the blog spot for more news as the release date gets closer!

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