Collected Poems

Collected Poems

Come, friendly bombs, and fall on Slough

To get it ready for the plough.

The cabbages are coming now;

The earth exhales.

--from "Slough"

When the beloved English poet John Betjeman's Collected Poems first appeared in 1958, it made publishing history, and has now sold more than two million copies to a steadily expanding readership. Betjeman is almost unique among poets in that his work appeals equally strongly to those who love poetry and to those who rarely read it. This… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 19, 2014)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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