Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
A Dozen Deepest Wishes
Foyalty 30
A Dozen Deepest Wishes (Paperback)
Order now for Free delivery in the UK for orders over £10 or choose Express Delivery to receive in 2 business days. More on delivery...
Order Options List Price Online Price Save Availability Login for Quick Checkout
Delivery:

To home, business or free to our stores. Click for more info.

£10.79 £7.55 30%

Printed to order. Despatched in 1 week.

Add to Basket
Click & Collect:

Order now to collect from 11am today. In stock items only. Click for more info.

£10.79 £10.79  

Stores - out of stock

 
New & Used:

Our marketplace sellers will deliver to your chosen address. Click for more info.

From £10.67  

In stock at one or more sellers.

Buy - Select Seller

Product Synopsis

Making comparison is in human nature. We constantly compare ourselves and others to somebody like ourselves-whether we want to or not. Poets and artists take this a step further and draw parallels between people and other beings or objects, such as animals or even inanimate objects. Or we compare the objects to people, attributing human qualities to them. But in the big scheme of things, this is not important: comparisons could really work both ways. Let's say you want to compare yourself with a flower, so what flower would you be? On the other hand, if you are looking closely at a forget-me-not, for example, what type of person do you imagine? What really prompted me to write this poem was my long-term fascination with flowers. Contemplation of their amazing lines and shapes led to reflections on their imaginable characters and fates. What occupation or pursuit would each flower have? What lifestyle would it choose? How would it treat others around him? In short, what would happen if flowers lived by the same rules as humans? But that's not all. Each one of us wishes for something. It happens sometimes that our dreams and aspirations become the main drive in our lives. They prompt us to action and make us who we are. Perhaps that's how it should be. Only we as humans should be responsible for our wishes and for the effect they may have on us and others if they were to come true. It goes without saying-wishing along is not enough. We must actually do something to turn our wishes into reality. And if you are sure that your wishes are good and philanthropic, then go for it! The whole universe will be on your side. That's what this poem is about, and I really hope it will resonate in your heart.

Fiction & Poetry >> Poetry >> Poetry by individual poets Publisher: Trafford Publishing Publication Date: 15/04/2013 ISBN-13: 9781466989603  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
Availability: Printed to order. Despatched in 1 week. Login for Quick Checkout Add to Basket

More books by Romanoff, Katya

More books by

Leave Review

Delivery

Please note for the New & Used Marketplace different terms and conditions apply.

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location1st BookEach additional bookAverage Delivery Time
UK Second ClassAvailable free for orders over £10* or £2.50Available free for orders over £10* or £1.003-7 Days
UK First Class£4.50£1.001-2 Days
UK Courier£7.00£1.001-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier£17.00£3.002-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail£5.00£1.504-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier£20.00£3.002-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail£7.00£3.004-14 Days
Rest of World Courier£22.50£3.003-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail£8.00£3.007-21 Days

* Available free for orders over £10 = When offered a delivery preference choose 'For Cheapest Postage' for our freepost in the UK offer. This is not available on the 'For Faster Delivery' option.

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

I Speak for the Devil
Imtiaz Dharker
 
From£3049.58 Buy - Select Seller
The Terrorist at My Table
Imtiaz Dharker
 
From£13.50 Buy - Select Seller
El Teatro Campesino: Theater in the...
Broyles-Conzalez, Yolanda;
 
£17.00£17.00 Add to Basket
Your Shopping Basket
Total number of items: 0
Sub total: £0.00
Edit Basket Go to Checkout
Select Currency: $ £
enCounter Culture
Signed Books and Copies
Animators Survival Kit
Latest Blog
Helping kids discover London's wildlife
23/10/2014

Autumn's natural wonders, even in a city like London, can offer all manner of fun and adventure this half-term, suggests Laura from our Royal Festival Hall shop.

GUEST BLOG: Poetry and art - a wartime romance
17/10/2014

Christiana Spens, illustrator and Director of 3:AM Press, looks at the the important relationship between books and the artwork that adorns them.

A book is for life, not just for GCSE
14/10/2014

Charlotte from our Bristol branch on how the books we read at school often resonate with us throughout lives, as well as starting us out on a lifelong journey of literary discovery.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
© W&G Foyle Ltd
Version: 1.0.0.19527