Engaging, light-hearted and witty, Elizabeth Laver's poems vary in tone and pace, reflecting an upbeat view of life, and cover a wide spectrum of themes from bird watching to taxi drivers and postmen, changing seasons, faraway places and quiet moments. All the poems are intended to be read aloud. .
Elizabeth Lavers is now based in England after living in a succession of different countries. She is the official Club Poet of the Royal Thames Yacht Club. Digital Clock, as well as celebrating life afloat, ranges far and wide in its choice of subject matter, from a total eclipse of the sun to a village postman, and from Scandinavia to Australia. Some of her translations into English verse from poetry written in other languages also appear in this collection.Readers have commented:An extraordinary achievement. I keep my copy always to hand.A real feast, beautifully produced.My 99 year old mother and my granddaughter both love these poems.A clear-sighted, calm view of life. Reading 'Digital Clock' was a kind of therapy.A poem of hers a day is an antidote to depressing news reports.Delightful surprises on every page!Elizabeth Lavers' previous book of poems, and there was Light, ISBN 9780-9572053-0-7, also published by Easy Balance in conjunction with Writersworld, follows the New Testament narrative in the voice of participants and bystanders.