Particles of Wonder
by Mark Waddell
Quirky, hilarious and occasionally profound poems, illustrated by the author.
Particles of Wonder tackles everything from the quandary of a lonely photofit through to what money may sound like and how a refusal to heed an American small-town cop’s warning to ‘never cross the great magnet’ leads to unimaginable consequences.
The breathtaking sight of a sodium city floating high above the mountains continues the journey of surprise, as does an attempt to plan an epiphany, not to mention what happens when you order from the impossible menu or only have 24 hours to get out of town...
Readers will also learn of the collective-noun collector’s astounding career path, sniff the aromatic agnostic and discover there are particles of wonder everywhere.
‘If the world were full of Mark Waddells, it would definitely be a happier place.’
– Ariane Sherine, The Huffington Post
‘Mark Waddell is a poet who makes people glad to be alive, while waking them up to their own absurdity.’
– Susannah Herbert, National Poetry Day
Date Published: 2021-06-24
Catalogue Number: VP0177
Number of Pages: 96
Cover design by Peter Barnfather
Cover photograph by Pip Letchworth
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