New & Selected Poems
post this publication to Email facebook twitter LinkedIn

New & Selected Poems

Price: £9.95

Celebrated writers Annie Freud and Julia Copus select the very best from Dennis Casling’s collected works, including his out-of-print PBS recommended first collection, Endorphin Angels.


Casling's was a Northern European voice, reminiscent of Transtromer and Rilke.  He believed poetry spoke from the soul and for him the soul was rooted in the commonplace.  Throughout this compelling book, he deals with serious issues with a lightness of touch and a generosity of spirit.  


Dennis Casling was blind and as a poet he described what he saw working from visual memory, the imagination and often from dream-like states.  He said:  'The act of seeing is informed by the imagination.  I am not distracted by the visual.  I spend my time looking at the invisible.’


Dennis Casling’s poems begin in raw power and darkness, move through passages of Simic-like magic and dissolve into limpid, often melancholy, clarities. - George Szirtes on Endorphin Angels

More by Dennis Casling

Tweets from the Poetry Business

poetrybusiness Estonian poet Contra will be visiting the UK for a bilingual poetry reading of Everyone’s the Smartest with transla…

about 3 hours ago via TweetDeck

Poetry Business mailing list
Your cart is currently empty
Arts Council England - National Portfolio Organisation

Inpress Books