Being Alive by Neil Astley


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'Being Alive' is the sequel to Neil Astley's 'Staying Alive', which has become Britain's most popular poetry book through it's hundreds of thoughtful and passionate poems about living in the modern world.

In this new book he has assembled this lively companion anthology for everyone who has wanted more poems that touch the heart, stir the mind and fire the spirit. It is about being human, fear, love, loss, longing, hurt and wonder which gives it's readers an even wider selection of brilliant, diverse, vivid and contemporary poetry from around the world

About the author: 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