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Haiku Inspirations: Poems and Meditations on Nature and Beauty (Inspirations)
Haiku Inspirations: Poems and Meditations on Nature and Beauty (Inspirations)
by Tom Lowenstein
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A haiku is a short Japanese poem, mostly of just three lines, often capturing the fleeting moment in a spirit of Zen like immediacy - the falling of plum blossom, the splash of a frog as it leaps into a pond. This book is a beautifully illustrated... (read more)

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Talking Into the Ear of a Donkey
Talking Into the Ear of a Donkey
by Robert Bly
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In his richest and most varied collection of poems to date, Robert Bly mines lifelong fascination with poetic form. The poems in Talking into the Ear of a Donkey range from free verse to Bly’s uniquely American version of the famous ghazal form. In... (read more)

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Good Poems, American Places
Good Poems, American Places
by Garrison Keillor
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P> Another wonderful poetry anthology from Garrison Keillor-rooted in the American landscape. Greatness comes in many forms, and as Garrison Keillor demonstrates daily on The Writer's Almanac, the most affecting poems in the canon are in plain English.... (read more)

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The Complete Poetry of John Milton
The Complete Poetry of John Milton
by John Milton
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The first complete annotated edition of Milton's poetry available in a one-volume paperback. The text is established from original sources, with collations of all known manuscripts, chronology and verbal variants recorded. Works in Latin, Greek and... (read more)

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A Thousand Mornings
A Thousand Mornings
by Mary Oliver
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The New York Times-bestselling collection of poems from celebrated poet Mary Oliver In A Thousand Mornings, Mary Oliver returns to the imagery that has come to define her lifes work, transporting us to the marshland and coastline of her beloved home... (read more)

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Beowulf: A New Verse Translation
Beowulf: A New Verse Translation
by Seamus Heaney
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"I resignedly picked it up at last on the tail end of a history binge, telling myself, 'Okay, I'm finally going to slog through it. Just get it over with.' And I discovered all my trepidation had been for naught. This isn't an 'accessible for a scholarly... (read more)

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Poems
Poems
by Elizabeth Bishop
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A Boston Globe Best Poetry Book of 2011 This is the definitive edition of the work of one of Americas greatest poets, increasingly recognized as one of the greatest English-language poets of the twentieth century, loved by readers and poets... (read more)

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Zami: A New Spelling of My Name
Zami: A New Spelling of My Name
by Audre Lorde
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“ZAMI is a fast-moving chronicle. From the author’s vivid childhood memories in Harlem to her coming of age in the late 1950s, the nature of Audre Lorde’s work is cyclical. It especially relates the linkage of women who have shaped her . .... (read more)

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Waste Land and Other Poems
Waste Land and Other Poems
by T. S. Eliot
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This volume includes the title poem as well as “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,” “Gerontion,” “Ash Wednesday,” “Sweeney Among the Nightingales,” and other poems from Eliots early and middle work... (read more)

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Chasing Utopia: A Hybrid
Chasing Utopia: A Hybrid
by Nikki Giovanni
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Nikki Giovanni's poetry has spurred movements and inspired songs, turned hearts and informed generations. She's been hailed as a healer and as a national treasure. But Giovanni's heart resides in the everyday, where family and lovers gather... (read more)

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Bandanna
Bandanna
by Paul Muldoon
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Following his highly-praised Shining Brow, which was also written as an opera libretto for the American composer Daron Aric Hagen, Paul Muldoon's Bandanna takes us into very different territory. Its action is set in a small town on the Mexican border; it... (read more)

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Night of the Republic
Night of the Republic
by Alan Shapiro
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Praise for Alan Shapiro “What makes Shapiro so important to American poetry right now is the success with which hes taken over the territory of fiction writers. While his poems maintain the compression and intensity of lyric, they also open to the... (read more)

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Early Poems & Juvenilia
Early Poems & Juvenilia
by Philip Larkin
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A new treasury of early verse by one of the most admired and loved English poets of the 20th century. *Also appeared in October Buyer's Notes*... (read more)

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Selected Poems and Four Plays
Selected Poems and Four Plays
by William B Yeats
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Since its first appearance in 1962, M. L. Rosenthal's classic selection of Yeats's poems and plays has attracted hundreds of thousands of readers. This newly revised edition includes 211 poems and 4 plays. It adds The Words Upon the Window-Pane, one of... (read more)

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Fire to Fire: New and Selected Poems
Fire to Fire: New and Selected Poems
by Mark Doty
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Mark Doty's Fire to Firecollects the best of his seven books of poetry, along with a generous selection of new work. His signature style encompasses both the plainspoken and the artfully wrought, as one of contemporary American poetry's most lauded... (read more)

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Two Haloed Mourners
Two Haloed Mourners
by Bernadette Mayer
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As its title would suggest, Two Haloed Mourners is a work marked by a sometimes amorphous, sometimes definite sense of spirituality, a spirituality immanent to every stray thought and object. Loss and regret also figure prominently here, not as features... (read more)

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The Book of Men
The Book of Men
by Dorianne Laux
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"The Book of Men finds Laux at her best. She's witty, engaging, and candid. . . . Echoes of Whitman are everywhere in The Book of Men. Both Whitman and Laux are profoundly democratic poets. Anyone can live in their poems, and their poems can live... (read more)

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W.S. Merwin: Collected Poems 1996-2011: (Library of America #241)
W.S. Merwin: Collected Poems 1996-2011: (Library of America #241)
by W S Merwin
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Here is the second volume in a definitive, career-spanning two-volume edition of the poems of the former U.S. Poet Laureate, which is also available as a deluxe boxed set, The Collected Poems of W. S. Merwin (described below). Oracular and elegant, W. S.... (read more)

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Selected Poems
Selected Poems
by Vladimir Nabokov
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Though we know Vladimir Nabokov as a brilliant novelist, his first love was poetry. This landmark collection brings together the best of his verse, including many pieces that have never before appeared in English.    These poems span the... (read more)

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Pitch
Pitch
by Todd Boss
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With poems about loss, home, marriage, and the inner music of our lives, Pitch is a series of variations on an overturned piano. By turns bright and dark like the keys on a keyboard, these poems demonstrate the range of one of contemporary poetry’s... (read more)

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