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After Prayer: New sonnets & other poems

After Prayer: New sonnets & other poems
This major new poetry collection from bestselling poet and priest Malcolm Guite features more than seventy new and previously unpublished works.
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ISBN/EAN: 9781786222107
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Publisher: Canterbury Press
Author: Guite Malcolm
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At the heart of this collection is a sequence of twenty seven sonnets written in response to George Herbert's exquisite sonnet 'Prayer', each one describing prayer in an arresting metaphor such as `the church's banquet', `reversed thunder', `the Milky Way', `the bird of paradise' and `something understood'. In conversation with each of these, Malcolm's sonnets offer profound insights into the nature of communion with God in all circumstances and conditions. Recognising that all poetry is a pursuit of prayer, After Prayer also includes forty five more widely ranging new poems, including a sonnet sequence on the seven heavens.
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