'Truly a marvellous collection ... There is balm for the soul, fire for the belly, a cooling compress for the fevered brow, solace for the wounded, an arm around the lonely shoulder - the whole collection is a matchless compound of hug, tonic and kiss' Stephen Fry
These poetic prescriptions & advice bring comfort, delight & inspiration; a space for reflection & realization one's not alone. William Sieghart's Poetry Pharmacy offers short, powerful poems to treat spiritual ailments. This pocket-sized book collects the most essential poems to help with loneliness, lack of courage, heartbreak, hopelessness & ego.
'The book is delightful; it rightly resituates poetry in relation to its biggest and most serious task: helping us to live and die well' Alain de Botton