Honeymoon of Mourning

By Maarten Ploeger

Translator: Matthew Dexter

Format: Paperback

A beautiful and moving collection of ninety poems around the themes of death, separation and bereavement.

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Floris Books

Floris Books is an independent publishing company based in Edinburgh, Scotland. In 2016 Floris won the Saltire Society Scottish Publisher of the Year. Floris Books is the largest children's book publisher in Scotland and are well known for the Kelpies range of Scottish children's books. They also publish international children’s books and an extensive list of non-fiction books, including alternative education, agriculture, health, parenting and religion.

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This beautiful book is a moving collection of ninety poems exploring the themes of death, separation and bereavement.


When a beloved partner dies, a long lasting bond comes to an end. The one left behind enters a silence, the daily exchange of words no longer there. Former Waldorf teacher Maarten Ploeger has written an inner dialogue with his wife after her death -- an intimate conversation which offers great rewards for the reader.


This is a very special book which will give strength to those in the first phase of loss, and a sense of wonder and appreciation to all readers.


'Heyday'


Honeymoon of mourning


maelstrom of feelings


reigniting love


You on your wings there


I here on mine


there and here


melting in crucible


of undivided


being together still


Heaven is no place


is consciousness


here as there


there as here


a dance moving us


Softly we touch


with feelings of before


again in love


sensing again the wings of the butterfly


the butterfly you have become

Additional Information

Additional Information

Format Paperback
Imprint Floris Books
Publication Date 29 Jul 2016
ISBN 9780932776563

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