A short pocket size book,of inspirational short poems, all of which were inspired by nature, folklore and myth.
In addition there are a few blank pages at the end for your own inspirational thoughts and verses.
Illustrated throughout Whispers in the Wood is a beautiful addition to any pocket.
Whispers in the Wood
Whispers in the Wood is a lovely collection of illustrated ‘brief poems’, including Triolets, Tanka and Haiku, inspired by Martin Pallot’s walks in nature throughout the changing seasons. The wonder of a ‘brief poem’ is how a good poet can capture a moment in time into such descriptive, evocative – and few - words. And Pallot is a very good poet. Whispers in the Wood is not a bookcase book, it is a pocket book: a book to carry in your bag, to take into the woods or by the sea or wherever you may be going; a book to put in a work desk drawer to immerse yourself into when you are stuck indoors and badly need a break. This is a book to draw out whenever you need or want 5 minutes inspiration, peace and tranquil thought. And it would also be excellent for inspiring thoughts, jottings and writings of your own. When I was younger I used to carry small books to dip into as the mood took me. Whispers in the Wood is such a book and I may now have to get back into the habit. Highly recommended - also would make a great affordable gift!
June Kent (Editor )
"This is a wonderful little book, with a lot packed into a small space; haiku, tanka, triolet and other pieces .... this is lyrical, musical and insightful writing with a crafted use of language and rhythm. Too many to pick but the title poem and 'Dream Song' are two favourites and I think that 'black feathered boomerangs' is a wonderful description of Swifts ! Martin and Veneficia Publishing have done a great job!"