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Wishing for Birds

Elisabeth Hewer

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978-1-5187202-4-6 · 96 pages · 5 × 8″


Reaching inwards to explore the self; reaching back to explore what made us who we are.

In this collection of fifty poems, Elisabeth Hewer ponders love and the world, whilst tackling the inexplicable desires and dangers that thread through our daily lives.

At times hopeful, at times despairing, her poems ruminate on all the things we come up against, even if, on occasion, it’s only ourselves.

Elisabeth Hewer is a poet from South West England. Over the course of her life she has, at various stages, wanted to be a dolphin trainer, a lawyer, a veterinarian, a poet, and a princess.


Praise & Reviews

This poetry collection was absolutely breathtaking, and I am left in awe. — Alice Lippart, The Book Castle

Beautiful. Powerful. Poignant. — Noelia Alonso

Accomplished, eloquent, and intimate. — Emma Burridge

Hewer so artfully melds her own experience with the rugged and untamed force we know as nature. — Logan Wood, Tongue Tied Mag

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