Gestures of Love: The Fatherhood Poems
1 Mar 2013
Even Before Publishing
Few poets have explored the weight and wonder of fatherhood like Andrew Lansdown. Over the years he has established a high reputation for his subtle, insightful poems about his wife and children. Acclaimed poet and critic Geoff Page has observed that 'Lansdown has a very sincere and direct way of handling poems about his immediate family which subtly suggests great tenderness without becoming sentimental. Now, for the first time, Andrew's widely-published, award-wining poems celebrating family life are gathered in one collection, Gestures of Love. These fatherhood poems are bound to delight and move all readers not only parents, but also anyone interested in the joy, grief and quirkiness of the human condition.