Poetry Pharmacy - Tried-And-True Prescriptions for the Heart, Mind and Soul
'A matchless compound of hug, tonic and kiss' Stephen Fry
'I keep my copy with the brandy and aspirin' Jeanette Winterson
Sometimes only a poem will do. For countless people, the poetic prescriptions and wise words of advice from William Sieghart's bestselling Poetry Pharmacy have offered comfort, delight and inspiration; a space for reflection, and that precious realization - I'm not the only one who feels like this.
'Marvellous ... balm for the soul, fire for the belly, a cooling compress for the fevered brow, solace for the wounded, an arm around the lonely shoulder' Stephen Fry
'Delightful; it rightly resituates poetry in relation to its biggest and most serious task: helping us to live and die well' Alain de Botton
'Sieghart's enthusiasm for poetry is so generous, optimistic and open-hearted, it's hard to resist' Evening Standard
'One for the bedside, a solace for sleepless nights' Daily Mail