Being Alive by Neil Astley
In this book Astley has assembled a lively companion anthology for anyone who has wanted more poems that touch the heart, stir the mind and fire the spirit.
It is a book about being human; about fear, love, loss, longing, hurt and wonder, which gives readers an even wider selection of brilliant, diverse, vivid and contemporary poetry to enjoy from around the world.
Neil Astley is the editor of Bloodaxe Books, which he founded in 1978. He has edited over a thousand poetry books and published several bestselling anthologies.