Floating Harbour


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This collection of sixty poems invokes the spirit of place of the author’s adopted home. From the harbourside topography and history of Bristol to the enchantment of the West Country, the poems explore the ancient precincts of St Mary Redcliffe, Chatterton, the birth of the Romantic movement, and voyages of discovery.

Floating Harbour is also a celebration of love and the visible richness of water, forests and farms.

About the author
Tony D’Arpino was born in Mount Holly, New Jersey in 1951. His books include The Tree Worshippers, The Shaper of the Stone and Greatest Hits. His work has appeared in many magazines, websites and anthologies. He has been a Djerassi Fellow and has lived in San Francisco, Hawai’i and Europe. He currently lives in Bristol.