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Thousands Pass Here Every Day

by Mary Smith  GB United Kingdom

August 17, 2013   |    2,320 reads    |   2 comments

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Thousands Pass Here Every Day (book) by Mary SmithThis is Mary Smith's first full collection of poetry and the poems cover many landscapes from the wilds of Scotland to the stunning and dramatic mountains of Afghanistan. Thousands Pass Here Every Day is equally wide-ranging in its subject matter from memories of childhood to family loss; from lives lived with war as a constant backdrop to observations of Scottish city life. The poems are immediate and vivid, driven by warmth and compassion.
 

About The Author

Mary Smith writes fiction and non-fiction, is a freelance journalist and a poet. She lives in south west Scotland whose landscape is a source of inspiration for her poetry. The history of the area and the astonishingly high numbers of creative artists living in the region provide endless material for her journalism. Much of her work, though, is informed by her years of living and working in Pakistan and Afghanistan. Her experiences of working with Afghan women, many of whom became close friends, in both the city and remote rural areas, mean she brings a high degree of authenticity to her... more

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I bought this when it was first published and it is an excellent collection. The poems include many themes which will resonate with people and they are very accessible.Highly recommended.

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