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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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The Dik-Dik's Solitude: New & Selected Works
The Dik-Dik's Solitude: New & Selected Works
by Anne Tardos
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Poetry. "By hearing the words-and the sounds the words make-I know immediately, on a mysterious musical level, what's wrong and what's right. Here, the text becomes music and the writer becomes a composer who listens. One part of the brain maybe a timid... (read more)

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American Sublime: Poems
American Sublime: Poems
by Elizabeth Alexander
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A brilliant new collection by Elizabeth Alexander, whose "poems bristle with the irresistible quality of a world seen fresh" (Rita Dove, The Washington Post) Too many people have seen too much and lived to tell, or not tell, or tell with their silent... (read more)

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Sacrilege
Sacrilege
by Brendan Cleary
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Brendan Cleary is a part-time lecturer, poet and stand-up comic. Sacrilege is his first book-length poetry collection since The Irish Card was published to acclaim in 1994.'... (read more)

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Diving Into the Wreck: Poems 1971-1972
Diving Into the Wreck: Poems 1971-1972
by Adrienne Rich
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Winner of the National Book... (read more)

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The Song of Hiawatha (Nonpareil Book)
The Song of Hiawatha (Nonpareil Book)
by Henry Wa Longfellow
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In the summer of 1854, Longfellow wrote in his diary" I have at length hit upon a plan for a poem on the American Indians, which seems to me the right one and the only. It is to weave together their beautiful traditions as whole." What emerged the next... (read more)

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Say Uncle
Say Uncle
by Kay Ryan
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Filled with wry logic and a magical, unpredictable musicality, Kay Ryan's poems continue to generate excitement with their frequent appearances in The New Yorker and other leading periodicals. Say Uncle, Ryan's fifth collection, is filled with the same... (read more)

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The Kitchen Sink: New and Selected Poems, 1972-2007
The Kitchen Sink: New and Selected Poems, 1972-2007
by Albert Goldbarth
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Now in paperback, the career-spanning retrospective by Albert Goldbarth, the only poet to have won the National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry twice                 ... (read more)

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Poetry of Witness: The Tradition in English, 1500-2001
Poetry of Witness: The Tradition in English, 1500-2001
by Carolyn Forche
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Carolyn Forché, poet, translator, and activist, teaches writing at George Mason University. She has published two award-winning volumes of poetry, Gathering the Tribes and The Country Between Us. In 1990 Ms. Fourché received a Lannan Literary Award... (read more)

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Memories Look at Me
Memories Look at Me
by Tomas Transtromer
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Written a few years after Transtromer suffered a stroke that left him unable to speak, Memories Look at Me is Tomas Tranströmer's lyrical autobiography about growing up in Sweden. His story opens with a streak of light, a comet that becomes a brilliant... (read more)

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The Collected Writings of Joe Brainard
The Collected Writings of Joe Brainard
by Joe Brainard
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An artist associated with the New York School of poets, Joe Brainard (1942-1994) was a wonderful writer whose one-of-a-kind autobiographical work I Remember ("a completely original book" -Edmund White) has had a wide and growing influence. It... (read more)

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Bright Star: Love Letters and Poems of John Keats to Fanny Brawne
Bright Star: Love Letters and Poems of John Keats to Fanny Brawne
by John Keats
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The epic romance of one of the most celebrated poets in the English language Coming to theatres in September 2009 is the tragic love story of nineteenth- century poet John Keats and the love of his life, Fanny Brawne. Keats died at the young age of... (read more)

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Other Flowers
Other Flowers
by James Schuyler
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A COLLECTION OF UNPUBLISHED POEMS FROM ONE OF THE MOST DISTINCTIVE POETIC VOICES OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY of an evening real as paint on canvas. The kind that makes me ache to have the gift for dusting off clichés: not, make it new, but, see... (read more)

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The Poem of a Life: A Biography of Louis Zukofsky
The Poem of a Life: A Biography of Louis Zukofsky
by Mark Scroggins
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The Poem of a Life is the first critical biography of Louis Zukofsky, a fascinating and crucially important American modernist poet. It details the curve of his career, from the early Waste Land-parody "Poem beginning 'The'" (1926) to the dense and... (read more)

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The Lyrics: Poems
The Lyrics: Poems
by Fanny Howe
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Who was that stranger beside me? Please forgive me for insisting It must have been a dream. No one could survive such happiness.                      ... (read more)

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Works of A. E. Housman
Works of A. E. Housman
by A E Housman
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The Wordsworth Poetry Library comprises the works of the greatest English-speaking poets, as well as many lesser-known poets. Each collection has a specially commissioned introduction.... (read more)

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Planisphere: New Poems
Planisphere: New Poems
by John Ashbery
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“Ashbery is a national treasure.”—New York Times Book Review The poetry of John Ashbery has been awarded virtually every conceivable literary prize including the National Book Award, the Pulitzer Prize, the Griffin, and the... (read more)

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Imperfect Thirst
Imperfect Thirst
by Galway Kinnell
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Galway Kinnell's twelfth book of poems is powerful and thrilling. Imperfect Thirst includes beautiful love poems and approaches elemental subjects with a remarkable balance of good nature and holy dread: recollections of childhood, snapshots of impassive... (read more)

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Our Lady of the Ruins: Poems
Our Lady of the Ruins: Poems
by Traci Brimhall
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Winner of the 2011 Barnard Women Poets Prize, Our Lady of the Ruins tracks a group of women through their pilgrimage in a mid-apocalyptic world.  Exploring war, plagues, and the search for a new God in exile, these poems create a chorus of wanderers... (read more)

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The Complete Poems
The Complete Poems
by Anne Sexton
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From the joy and anguish of her own experience, Sexton fashioned poems that told truths about the inner lives of men and women. This book comprises Sexton's ten volumes of verse, including the Pulitzer Prize-winner Live or Die, as well as seven poems... (read more)

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