Poetry

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WE BECAME SUMMER

Written by Barone, Amy
We Became Summer embodies a journey of awareness and transcendence, where an eclectic soundtrack continuously plays and steamy weather produces the sweetest fruit. Family and lovers may disappoint, but redemption is unearthed in familiar and other-worldly places, including ancestral roots. Open roads beckon where bikes give way to purring motorcycles.
February 2, 2018 | Paperback | NYQ Books |
$15.95
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ROY DECARAVA AND LANGSTON HUGHES: THE SWEET FLYPAPER OF LIFE

Written by Hughes, Langston
"The sensitivity of the photographs and the excellent blending of the pictures with the text... Bravo!" Henri Cartier-BressonThe Sweet Flypaper of Lifeis a "poem" about ordinary people, about teenagers around a jukebox, about children at an open fire hydrant, about riding the subway alone at night, about picket lines and artist work spaces.
September 4, 2018 | Paperback | First Print Press |
$24.95
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INDECENCY

Written by Reed, Justin Phillip
Indecency is boldly and carefully executed and perfectly ragged. In these poems, Justin Phillip Reed experiments with language to explore inequity and injustice and to critique and lament the culture of white supremacy and the dominant social order.
May 8, 2018 | Paperback | Coffee House Press |
$16.95
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NEW SELECTED POEMS

Written by Gunn, Thom
A new selection of poems by the celebrated gay poet
November 13, 2018 | Hardcover | Farrar, Straus and Giroux |
$30.00
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WADE IN THE WATER: POEMS

Written by Smith, Tracy K
Shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot PrizeFinalist for the Forward Prize for Best CollectionThe extraordinary new poetry collection by Tracy K. Smith, the Poet Laureate of the United StatesEven the men in black armor, the onesJangling handcuffs and keys, what else
April 2, 2019 | Paperback | Graywolf Press | 96 Pages |
$16.00
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ROY DECARAVA AND LANGSTON HUGHES: THE SWEET FLYPAPER OF LIFE

Written by Hughes, Langston
"The sensitivity of the photographs and the excellent blending of the pictures with the text... Bravo!" Henri Cartier-BressonThe Sweet Flypaper of Life is a "poem" about ordinary people, about teenagers around a jukebox, about children at an open fire hydrant, about riding the subway alone at night, about picket lines and artist work spaces.
September 4, 2018 | Hardcover | First Print Press |
$45.00
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HOW TO LOVE A COUNTRY: POEMS

Written by Blanco, Richard
A new collection from the renowned inaugural poet exploring immigration, gun violence, racism, LGBTQ issues, and more, in accessible and emotive verses The diverse poems in this collection form a mosaic of seemingly varied topics: the Pulse Nightclub massacre; an unexpected encounter on a visit to Cuba; the forced exile of 8,500 Navajos in 1868; the arrival of a young Chinese woman at A
March 26, 2019 | Hardcover | Beacon Press | 112 Pages |
$19.95
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NEW HAMPSHIRE

Written by Frost, Robert
A Vintage Classics edition of Frost's 1923 collection of poems that won the Pulitzer Prize and contains some of his most famous and beloved poems. Includes the original woodcut illustrations, not in print elsewhere. Robert Frost won the first of his four Pulitzer Prizes with this collection, published in 1923.
January 22, 2019 | Paperback | Vintage |
$10.00
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POEMS OF PARIS

A beautiful hardcover Pocket Poets anthology of poems from across the ages inspired by the City of Light. Perhaps no other European city has so captured the poetic imagination as has Paris.
March 12, 2019 | Hardcover | Everyman's Library | 256 Pages |
$14.95
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REEL VERSE: POEMS ABOUT THE MOVIES

A unique Pocket Poets anthology of a hundred years of poetic tributes to the silver screen, from the silent film era to the present. The variety of subjects is dazzling, from movie stars to bit players, from B-movies to Bollywood, from Clark Gable to Jean Cocteau.
January 22, 2019 | Hardcover | Everyman's Library | 256 Pages |
$14.95

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