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Plentiful poets! Volume 1 (Part 1)

William Shakespeare, Mimi Khalvati, Jacqueline Gabbitas, Anna Robinson, William Morris.

Traverse poetry trading cards are a mixture of contemporary and long-loved poems. Our plentiful poets cover the range of experience from emerging contemporary poets like Jacqueline Gabbitas, Di Slaney and Paul Blake to renowned poets such as Mimi Khalvati to literary giants including Shakespeare, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, John Clare and William Morris.

The Plentiful cards

Our plentiful cards are the classic trading cards. When you open your Traverse pack, chances are you’ll find more than one of our plentiful cards. If you get the same poem twice, just pass it on to someone else who’ll love it too or find a friend to swap with!

William Shakespeare #21

William Shakespeare #21

William Shakespeare is widely regarded as the world’s greatest English playwright and poet.

Mimi Khalvati #10

Mimi Khalvati #10

has published eight collections of poetry with Carcanet Press, including The Weather Wheel and The Meanest Flower (shortlisted for the TS Eliot Prize). Mimi is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.

Jacqueline Gabbitas #11

Jacqueline Gabbitas #11

is a poet and co-editor of Brittle Star magazine. Her chapbooks include Mid Lands (Hearing Eye) Earthworks and Small Grass (both Stonewood Press).

Anna Robinson #17

Anna Robinson #17

is a poet & publisher (Thamesis). Her collections include Finders of London and Into the Woods (Enitharmon Press) and The Night Library (Stonewood Press).

William Morris #8

William Morris #8

was a hugely influential English textile designer, poet, novelist, translator, and socialist activist.  Morris was a key member of the Arts and Crafts Movement.

Put A Poet In Your Pocket

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Each Traverse pack holds deep within its wrappings three randomly selected cards – and we have Plentiful cards aplenty! Buy your Traverse packs directly from Stonewood Press by clicking on the link.

Fun Factoid: Spent a day in an anechoic chamber at Salford University for research for her poetry

"Jacqueline Gabbitas"

Fun Factoid: In 1891 he founded the Kelmscott Press to publish limited-edition, illuminated books

"William Morris"

Fun Factoid: Makes hand-made books

"Anna Robinson"

Fun Factoid: Founder of The Poetry School, London.

"Mimi Khalvati"

Fun Factoid: Introduced 1700 words into the English language.

"William Shakespeare"

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