A Ninefold of Charms
Published by Hearing Eye
From ancient Egypt and Babylonia to Anglo-Saxon Britain the charm has been one of the oldest and most persistent forms of poetry. Here are nine charms, for the most part designed for modern contingencies. They are witty and amusing as well as poetic - whether they are also effective, readers must judge for themselves.
"The pleasure for me in reading these well produced books is the poetry of Heath-Stubbs, running in harness with the truly delightful drawings of Emily Johns."
Arthur Moyse, Freedom
John Heath-Stubbs was born in London in 1918. His books of verse include Artorius (1972). In 1973 he was awarded the Queen’s Medal for poetry. He died on Boxing Day 2006.