As Janet Morley explores love `up and down the generations', `grown up love' and love between `God and the human heart', she reveals what our hearts eventually discern - love has its seasons and ambiguities, its certainties and passions. Love is never simple at all.
The bestselling poet Malcolm Guite chooses forty poems from across the centuries that express the universal experience of loss and reflects on them in order to draw out the comfort, understanding and hope they offer.
This Book of poems has been written from our lives, from stories told to us and from an exploration of human situations and feelings, but all to do with the human experience of being somewhere on the edge. Change is as normal as the migration of birds and mammals and fish, as natural as volcanoes or the movement of tectonic plates. Some changes are wonderful and lead to growth and development. Some are the stuff of nightmare. But all change bears with it points of stress and stretching. It is those that we record here.