Northern poets are particularly well represented at NPL, with anthologies from a variety of our regional poets available to borrow.
Speaking of love
Love is the theme most commonly associated with poetry, and is represented in a myriad of ways – from the soft and lyrical, more traditional verse, to the edgy and exciting, and there are many anthologies and collections to choose from.
Coming of age? 'Life' is a common theme of poetry, with many poets choosing to explore aspects of life both happy and sad, including friendship, love, loss and life in general.
For fun, colourful anthologies for children - poems that rhyme, poems that are strange shapes, poems that sound how they look and stay in your children's head for months!