Let the Light Pour in (Hardcover)

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Let the Light Pour in (Hardcover)


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An uplifting poetry collection from the number one bestselling author of My Name Is Why, Lemn Sissay OBE


First Aid kit for the heart For the past decade, Lemn Sissay has composed a short poem as dawn breaks each morning. Life-affirming, witty and full of wonder, these poems chronicle his own battle with the dark and are fuelled by resilience and defiant joy. Let the Light Pour In is a collection of the best of these poems, and a book celebrating this morning practice. It's first-aid for the heart

'How do you do it?' said night
'How do you wake up and shine?'
'I keep it simple, ' said light
'One day at a time'

Lemn Sissay is a BAFTA-nominated, award-winning writer and broadcaster. He has authored collections of poetry and plays and his memoir My Name Is Why was a number one Sunday Times bestseller. His Landmark poems are visible in London, Manchester, Huddersfield and Addis Ababa. He has been made an Honorary Doctor by the universities of Manchester, Kent, Essex, Huddersfield and Brunel, and in 2019 he was awarded the PEN Pinter Prize. He received an MBE in 2010 and an OBE in 2021 for services to literature and charity. In 2023, Sissay was awarded the Freedom of the City of London. He is British and Ethiopian. @lemnsissay lemnsissay.com
Product Details ISBN: 9781805301134
ISBN-10: 1805301136
Publisher: Canongate Books
Publication Date: March 5th, 2024
Pages: 192
Language: English