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Featured book coverIan Duhig

Ian Duhig's witty and bizarre poems are profane and profound, often drawing on tall tales and strange episodes from history Irish legend and colonial lore. For a modern, unique wedding reading "Bridled Vows" is an excellent choice, in the featured collection The Lammas Hireling.

Featured book coverRoger McGough

Roger McGough CBE is a well-known English performance poet, broadcaster, children's author and playwright – and one of the leading members of the Liverpool Poets. His poem "Vow" is a unique, slightly quirky wedding reading, that with gentle humour carries a serious understanding of the undertaking of married life and love. Read more in Selected Poems

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There is poetry as soon as we realize that we possess nothing.John Cage, composer