Poems of Light

by Eric Williams Lucian Blaga Oltea Simescu images by Sara Philpott Lucian Blaga (1895-1961) is one of the most important of Romanian poets. The Poems of Light (published in 1916) was his first collection, the work of a brilliant young poet/philosopher steeped in all...

EQUUS

by Peter Shaffer images by Clive Hicks-Jenkins Equus was first produced on stage in 1973 and in its first published form Peter Shaffer wrote of the dangers of ‘flatly setting down on paper what was far from flat on the stage, and listing inexpressively details of the...

Black Marigolds

by E. Powys Mathers images by Glenys Cour Rendered into English by E. Powys Mathers Imagine a kingdom in the Himalayas around nineteen hundred years ago. A reckless young poet who lives at the court falls passionately in love with the king’s daughter . . . King...

The Revelation of Saint John the Divine

by Saint John the Divine images by Natalie d’Arbeloff visually interpreted by Natalie d'Arbeloff In about thirty startling black and white drawings with collage, Natalie d'Arbeloff creates the sense of a powerful current sweeping through the book, the words...

Taliesin and the Mockers

by Vernon Watkins images by Glenys Cour A poem by Vernon Watkins with an afterword by Gwen Watkins In his commendation, written to be printed in this book, Rowan Williams, Archbishop of Canterbury, says that the intensely disciplined beauty of Vernon Watkins poetry is...