Discover the amazing power of poetry to make even the most f**ked up times feel better.Bringing together one hundred poems to soothe and surprise in a journey that will take you from feeling 'What the hell is going on' to 'Take me far, far away', from 'Lets do something about this sh*t' to 'Life is still bloody beautiful', Poems for a World Gone to Sh*t shows that no matter how bad things might seem, people have lived through some pretty serious sh*t before, felt f**ked off about it - and even better, wrote enduring poems about it. These poems, penned by the most popular and loved writers past and present - capture the incredible vastness of human experience and emotion: reflective, funny, political, inspiring, insightful, dark and sometimes light. From Maya Angelou, Emily Dickinson and Kim Addonizio to Larkin and Lorca, their words remind us of the beauty in the world, inspire us to come together and to make a difference - and most of all make us feel alone.Poems for a world gone to sh*t includes poems by Byron, Milton, Emily Bronte, Christina Rossetti, William Blake, Paul Dunbar, Coleridge, Shakespeare, Shelley, Charlotte Bronte, Katherine Mansfield, Walt Whitman, Lola Ridge, Edward Lear, Kipling, Lewis Carroll, Edith Nesbit, Khalil Gibran . . . and many more.