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The Blue Winged Bee

Peter Whigham

Imprint: Anvil Press Poetry
Publisher: Carcanet Press
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  • Peter Whigham’s first solo collection is in two parts: Love Poems of the VIth Dalai Lama and The Ingathering of Love. The first part consists of ‘poems suggested by’ the Tibetan originals; they are lyric epigrams, erotic poems of the greatest delicacy. The Ingathering of Love by contrast is a relaxed yet sustained long love poem of great power and beauty.

    Peter Whigham was born in Oxford, England in 1925 and was largely self-educated. He worked as a gardener, a school teacher, an actor, a newspaper reporter, and a script writer before moving to live for some years in Italy. He moved again to the United States in 1966, the year in ... read more
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