On the Edge

On the Edge


A collection of short poems inspired by the landscape of the Peak District


From the gothic gritstone edges to the secluded dales of the Peak District, award-winning author, Dr. Tim Gardiner, takes us on a literary tour, using Japanese haiku to interpret the landscape and his emotional responses to it. Haiku are nature poems, aiming to capture the moment in as few words as possible.


 

Author: Tim Gardiner
Publisher: Brambleby Books
Year of Publication: May 2017
Format and Pages: Paperback, 62pp
ISBN: 9781908241535
Retail Price: £6.99
Our Discount Price: £5.60

Sample text from On the Edge

 

from the edge


a stone tossed


into the clouds


 


lightning strike


in a faraway field


we wait five seconds


 


in my pocket seeds of another summer


 


grey day


gritstone escarpment


in good company


 


a man stands atop the Witches’ Stone soon shackled


 


walkers meander uphill destination unknown


 


forget-me-nots


the old mill race


still has purpose


 


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