The Breathing Earth By David Austin

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David Austin's first collection of poetry draws on his own life experiences and his interaction with the natural world. “THE BREATHING EARTH is incredibly touching and I loved reading it. The sorrows and celebrations are most movingly handled: many odd phrases snag and remain in the mind, like burrs. The wisdom and philosophy in David Austin’s poetry is both thought-provoking and comforting, and his passion for the natural world shines through.” JOANNA LUMLEY


  • Published by Enitharmon Press (2014)

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