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Poems for When You Can’t Find the Words

Poems for When You Can’t Find the Words

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Our book of poetry, ‘Poems for When You Can’t Find the Words’, edited by Mary Shine Thompson, was published by Gill Books autumn 2022.

This collection provides the gift of words at a time when words can be hard to find and is designed to speak to the fears and concerns that illness and approaching death awaken.

Created in conjunction with Poetry Ireland and including poems from Seamus Heaney, Brendan Kennelly, Emily Dickinson and Paul Durcan, plus new commissions, this is a collection of words to comfort in the most troubled times. Whether you or a loved one are facing the end of life, or if you’re grieving the loss of someone close, you will find solace and refuge here.