The Poetry Pharmacy

by William Sieghart


Reserve a copy


Reserve a copy

Reserve a copy of The Poetry Pharmacy for collection at Daunt Books Summertown. If you provide your email address below, we will contact you when this item is ready for collection. For delivery by post add the address to the order notes and we will be in touch to arrange payment.




    Published by Penguin

    Published September 2017

    Books > Poetry

    Sometimes only a poem will do. These poetic prescriptions and wise words of advice offer comfort, delight and inspiration for all; a space for reflection, and that precious realization – I’m not the only one who feels like this.

    In the years since he first had the idea of prescribing short, powerful poems for all manner of spiritual ailments, William Sieghart has taken his Poetry Pharmacy around the length and breadth of Britain, into the pages of the Guardian, onto BBC Radio 4 and onto the television, honing his prescriptions all the time. This pocket-sized book presents the most essential poems in his dispensary: those which, again and again, have really shown themselves to work. Whether you are suffering from loneliness, lack of courage, heartbreak, hopelessness, or even from an excess of ego, there is something here to ease your pain.

    Bright Fear by Mary Jean Chan |

    Bright Fear

    Mary Jean Chan


    ISDAL by Susannah Dickey |


    Susannah Dickey


    Flèche by Mary Jean Chan |


    Mary Jean Chan


    Everyone Sang by William Sieghart & Emily Sutton | 9781406393613

    Everyone Sang

    William Sieghart & Emily Sutton


    The Breaks by Julietta Singh | 9781914198007

    The Breaks

    Julietta Singh


    Poor by Caleb Femi | 9780141992150


    Caleb Femi