Poetry

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SWAN: POEMS AND PROSE POEMS

Written by Oliver, Mary
"Joy is not made to be a crumb," writes Mary Oliver, and certainly joy abounds in her new book of poetry and prose poems. Swan, her twentieth volume, shows us that, though we may be "made out of the dust of stars," we are of the world she captures here so vividly.
March 27, 2012 | Paperback | Beacon Press |
$15.00
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MERCY: POEMS

Written by Levine, Philip
Philip Levine's new collection of poems (his first since The Simple Truth was awarded the Pulitzer Prize) is a book of journeys: the necessary ones that each of us takes from innocence to experience, from youth to age, from confusion to clarity, from sanity to madness and back again, from life to death, and occasionally from defeat to triumph.
October 24, 2000 | Paperback | Knopf Publishing Group | 96 Pages |
$16.00
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BEAUTY OF THE HUSBAND: A FICTIONAL ESSAY IN 29 TANGOS

Written by Carson, Anne
The Beauty Of The Husband is an essay on Keats's idea that beauty is truth, and is also the story of a marriage. It is told in 29 tangos. A tango (like a marriage) is something you have to dance to the end.
February 19, 2002 | Paperback | Vintage | 160 Pages |
$16.95
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WHY I WAKE EARLY: NEW POEMS

Written by Oliver, Mary
The forty-seven new works in this volume include poems on crickets, toads, trout lilies, black snakes, goldenrod, bears, greeting the morning, watching the deer, and, finally, lingering in happiness. Each poem is imbued with the extraordinary perceptions of a poet who considers the everyday in our lives and the natural world around us and finds a multitude of reasons to wake early.
April 15, 2005 | Paperback | Beacon Press | 71 Pages |
$16.00
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CHANGE OF WORLD: POEMS

Written by Rich, Adrienne
A Change of World was selected by W. H. Auden for the Yale Series of Younger Poets Award. Out of print for decades, this initial collection launched the career of a poet whose work has been crucial to discussions of gender, race, and class, pushing formal boundaries and consistently examining both self and society.
June 21, 2016 | Paperback | W. W. Norton & Company | 64 Pages |
$15.95
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GIFT

Written by Ladinsky, Daniel
Chosen by author Elizabeth Gilbert as one of her ten favorite books, Daniel Ladinsky's extraordinary renderings of 250 unforgettable lyrical poems by Hafiz, one of the greatest Sufi poets of all time
August 1, 1999 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 352 Pages |
$20.00
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MILLAY POEMS

Written by Millay, Edna St Vincent
One of America's most beloved poets, Edna St. Vincent Millay burst onto the literary scene at a very young age and won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1923. Her passionate lyrics and superbly crafted sonnets have thrilled generations of readers long after the notoriously bohemian lifestyle she led in Greenwich Village in the 1920s ceased to shock them.
March 2, 2010 | Hardcover | Everyman's Library | 219 Pages |
$14.95
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PENGUIN BOOK OF RUSSIAN POETRY

Written by Robert Chandler
An enchanting collection of the very best of Russian poetry, edited by acclaimed translator Robert Chandler together with poets Boris Dralyuk and Irina Mashinski In the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, poetry's pre-eminence in Russia was unchallenged, with Pushkin and his contemporaries ushering in the 'Golden Age' of Russian literature.
December 29, 2015 | Paperback | Penguin Group |
$20.00
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DOG SONGS: POEMS

Written by Oliver, Mary
"The popularity of [Dog Songs] feels as inevitable and welcome as a wagging tail upon homecoming." --The Boston Globe Mary Oliver's Dog Songs is a celebration of the special bond between human and dog, as understood through the poet's relationships to the canines that have accompanied her daily walks, warmed her home, and inspired her work.
September 29, 2015 | Paperback | Penguin Books | 144 Pages |
$16.00
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POEM-A-DAY:365 POEMS FOR EVERY OCCASION

Written by Academy of American Poets Inc
For 80 years, the Academy of American Poets has been one of the most influential and respected champions of contemporary American poetry. Through their successful Poem-a-Day online program, the Academy continues to celebrate verse by delivering poems to thousands of e-mail subscribers each morning.
December 8, 2015 | Hardcover | Harry N. Abrams |
$16.95

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