Out of the Blue: Poems 1975-2001 by Helen Dunmore

Out of the Blue: Poems 1975-2001

Helen Dunmore

Helen Dunmore writes sensuous, delicate and often surprising poems about the natural world, birth, love, death and the full panoply of family life. Dunmore is also an award winning novelist, and she combines strong story telling skills with lyrical intensity.

Extract


What I get I bring home to you:
a dark handful, sweet-edged,
dissolving in one mouthful.

from Wild Strawberries

Parallels
  • Sound Barrier by Maura Dooley
  • The Florist at Midnight by Sarah Maguire