Here And The Water


Language: English

ISBN: 9781848514836

Current Publication Date: 2012

Format: Paperback

Number of Pages: 60

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Here and the Water, Sarah Coles's first poetry collection, embraces life's joys and complexities, wherever they appear. Sometimes they're at the seaside, or in the back garden, other times in the city and its back lanes, and many of them are encountered on expeditions with her children. But even in the company of others, she often travels alone.

Her portrayal of family relationships, and of love and loneliness, is touching and incisive, whilst her engagement with the beauty and darkness of the natural world can both thrill and unsettle. What is more, her experiences are real and accessible ones, episodes and observations with which we can all identify