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Limehaven Vicky Arthurs

Limehaven

Vicky Arthurs

Published 2015
ISBN : 9780993124525
Paperback
72 pages
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This evocative collection of poems celebrates the bond between young and old, capturing time spent together and wonders shared. Inspired by childhood memories of her grandparents, Vicky Arthurs vivid poems explore themes of love, war, nature andMoreThis evocative collection of poems celebrates the bond between young and old, capturing time spent together and wonders shared. Inspired by childhood memories of her grandparents, Vicky Arthurs vivid poems explore themes of love, war, nature and innocence.“My grandparents’ home was a haven, their garden a place of wonder and discovery. Borders brimmed with blooms. A lush lawn gave way to apple trees, raspberry canes and row upon row of vegetables. Here we watched birds build their nests and listened to their chicks peeping in the hedges. We pulled potatoes from the earth and tasted fresh-picked fruit…”“Shaped by wartime, my grandparents were virtually self-sufficient. My grandfather hoed and dug, while my grandmother stewed, baked, bottled and preserved…”Vicky Arthurs, Introduction, Limehaven