Let the Light Pour In

Let the Light Pour In

Hardback Published on: 21/09/2023
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Let the Light Pour In
An absolute delight
I am in awe of Lemn Sissay. Let the Light Pour In is an absolute delight. The perfect present for anyone who is in some need of some joyous, positive and h... READ MORE
Leah at Oxford @leahreadslit
Let the Light Pour In
A Great Poetry Book!
Lovely collection of morning meditations, which are, I think, best to read at the start of the day with a morning coffee/tea. The poems are poignant, and a... READ MORE
Nora - Trafalgar Square
Let the Light Pour In
Gently stunning
I think this is best read in the way it was written - a page a day, first thing in the morning. Sissay's writing here is perhaps the most understated and t... READ MORE
Benny Duverge-Pryce


For the past decade, Lemn Sissay has composed a short poem as dawn breaks each morning. Life-affirming, witty and full of wonder, these poems chronicle his own battle with the dark and are fuelled by resilience and defiant joy. Let the Light Pour In is a collection of the best of these poems, and a book celebrating this morning practice.

'How do you do it?' said night
'How do you wake up and shine?'
'I keep it simple,' said light
'One day at a time.'

  • Publisher: Canongate Books
  • ISBN: 9781805301134
  • Number of pages: 192
  • Weight: 212g
  • Dimensions: 184 x 120 x 20 mm

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