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Incarnadine: Poems
Incarnadine: Poems
by Mary Szybist
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The anticipated second book by the poet Mary Szybist, author of Granted, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award The troubadours knew how to burn themselves through, how to make themselves shrines to their own longing. The spectacular... (read more)

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Poems That Make Grown Men Cry: 100 Men on the Words That Move Them
Poems That Make Grown Men Cry: 100 Men on the Words That Move Them
by Anthony Holden
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andlt;I andgt;Grown men donand#8217;t cry.andlt;/Iandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;But in this fascinating anthology, one hundred menand#8212;distinguished in literature and film, science and architecture, theater and human rightsand#8212;confess to... (read more)

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Red Doc>
Red Doc>
by Anne Carson
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Some years ago I wrote a book about a boy named Geryon who was red and had wings and fell in love with Herakles. Recently I began to wonder what happened to them in later life. Red Doc> continues their adventures in a very different style and with... (read more)

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My Bright Abyss: Meditation of a Modern Believer
My Bright Abyss: Meditation of a Modern Believer
by Christian Wiman
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Eight years ago, Christian Wiman, a well-known poet and the editor of Poetry magazine, wrote a now-famous essay about having faith in the face of death. My Bright Abyss, composed in the difficult years since and completed in the wake of a bone... (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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Reel to Reel, Alan Shapiros twelfth collection of poetry, moves outward from the intimate spaces of family and romantic life to embrace not only the human realm of politics and culture but also the natural world, and even the outer spaces of the cosmos... (read more)

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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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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 Art of Haiku: Its History Through Poems and Paintings by Japanese Masters
The Art of Haiku: Its History Through Poems and Paintings by Japanese Masters
by Stephen Addiss
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In the past hundred years, haiku has gone far beyond its Japanese origins to become a worldwide phenomenon—with the classic poetic form growing and evolving as it has adapted to the needs of the whole range of languages and cultures that have... (read more)

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Human Chain: Poems
Human Chain: Poems
by Seamus Heaney
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A Boston Globe Best Poetry Book of 2011Winner of the 2011 Griffin Poetry PrizeWinner of the 2011 Poetry Now Award Seamus Heaneys new collection elicits continuities and solidarities, between husband and wife, child and parent, then and now, inside... (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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Life on Mars
Life on Mars
by Tracy K. Smith
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New poetry by the award-winning poet Tracy K. Smith, whose “lyric brilliance and political impulses never falter” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) You lie there kicking like a baby, waiting for God himself To lift you past the rungs of... (read more)

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The Collected Poems of W.B. Yeats: Revised Second Edition
The Collected Poems of W.B. Yeats: Revised Second Edition
by W B Yeats
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The Collected Poems of W. B. Yeats includes all of the poems authorized by Yeats for inclusion in his standard canon. Breathtaking in range, it encompasses the entire arc of his career, from luminous reworkings of ancient Irish myths and legends to... (read more)

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Underground: New and Selected Poems
Underground: New and Selected Poems
by Jim Moore
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“Jim Moore writes of history, of love, of pain, of the intimate revelations of a consciousness alive to itself.” —C. K. Williams “It's coming so fast,” says an old woman across from me, speaking to no one in particular: she... (read more)

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Swan: Poems and Prose Poems
Swan: Poems and Prose Poems
by Mary Oliver
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"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... (read more)

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The Cure at Troy: A Version of Sophocles' Philoctetes
The Cure at Troy: A Version of Sophocles' Philoctetes
by Seamus Heaney
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The Cure at Troy is Seamus Heaney's version of Sophocles' Philoctetes. Written in the fifth century BC, this play concerns the predicament of the outcast hero, Philoctetes, whom the Greeks marooned on the island of Lemnos and forgot about until the... (read more)

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The Apple Trees at Olema: New and Selected Poems
The Apple Trees at Olema: New and Selected Poems
by Robert Hass
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“No practicing poet has more talent than Robert Hass.”—Atlantic Monthly The National Book Award-winning author of Time and Materials, Robert Hass is one of the most revered of all living poets. With The Apple Trees at Olema... (read more)

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John Dryden
John Dryden
by John Dryden
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In the "Poet to Poet" series, a contemporary poet advocates a poet of the past or present whom they have particularly admired. By their selection of verses and their critical reactions, the selectors offer intriguing insights into their own work. Here... (read more)

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Pocket Poets #56: Nine Alexandrias
Pocket Poets #56: Nine Alexandrias
by Semezd Mehmedinovic
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Translated from the Bosnian with an introduction by Ammiel Alcalay Following his depiction of Bosnia under siege in the much celebrated Sarajevo Blues, Semezdin Mehmedinovic´ now explores the vast space of his new continent. Mostly written in response... (read more)

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Theodore Roethke: Selected Poems (American Poets Project)
Theodore Roethke: Selected Poems (American Poets Project)
by Theodore Roethke
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From the recollections of his youth in Michigan to the visionary longings of the poems written just before his death, Theodore Roethke embarked on a quest to restore wholeness to a self that seemed irreparably broken. In the words of editor Edward Hirsch,... (read more)

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