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Music for Landing Planes By: Poems
Music for Landing Planes By: Poems
by Eireann Lorsung
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< div> In these edgy, elegant poems, & #201; ireann Lorsung seeks balance in her world between the need for permanence and the heady seductiveness of the moment. Her intuitive knowledge of poetic form (line breaks, enjambment, repetition... (read more)

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Willow Room, Green Door: New and Selected Poems
Willow Room, Green Door: New and Selected Poems
by Deborah Keenan
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In her highly anticipated new collection, Deborah Keenan sifts through inanimate objects and forgotten memories in search of personal validation. Her journal-like confessions create an instant bond with the reader, yet these seemingly simple poems... (read more)

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Uncoded Woman: Poems (06 Edition)
Uncoded Woman: Poems (06 Edition)
by Anne-marie Oomen
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Coding and decoding are the themes of Anne-Marie Oomen's collection of poems, which together tell the story of a woman named Bead and her search for a safe harbor. The maritime International Code of Signals becomes a symbolic guide to Bead's journey... (read more)

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Whylah Falls: 10th Anniversary Edition
Whylah Falls: 10th Anniversary Edition
by George Ellio Clarke
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The mythic community created within these poems is populated with larger-than-life characters: lovers, murderers, musicians, and muses. Winner of the Archibald Lampman Award for Poetry, Whylah Falls has inspired a drama, a stage play, and a feature film,... (read more)

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Wu Wei: Poems
Wu Wei: Poems
by Tom Crawford
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Tom Crawford's words paint familiar landscapes — Seattle's coastline, New York's public spaces, rural China, and Western mobile homes — in a new light. In poems as humorous as they are revelatory, sea birds careen off cliff walls "Then back/to... (read more)

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Wallace Stevens: The Poems of Our Climate
Wallace Stevens: The Poems of Our Climate
by Harold Bloom
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Six Trips in Two Directions
Six Trips in Two Directions
by Jayson Iwen
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The Border Will Be Soon
The Border Will Be Soon
by Chad Faries
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Virga
Virga
by Scott Zieher
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Blue Lash
Blue Lash
by James Armstrong
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In Blue Lash, James Armstrong explores the way a physical place can be alchemically transformed into mental geographies. The world of Lake Superior comes alive and expands outward in these poems: cicadas "grind their teeth/under the blue roof of August";... (read more)

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The Hope of the Air
The Hope of the Air
by Barry Spacks
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An extensive collection of recent work by a poet who ranges widely in themes and techniques, The Hope of the Air offers a cornucopia of heart-felt insight, meditation, and celebration as it evokes a life on the contemporary scene observed with humor... (read more)

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American Flamingo (Crab Orchard Award Series in Poetry)
American Flamingo (Crab Orchard Award Series in Poetry)
by Greg Pape
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Taking its title from an Audubon painting, American Flamingo shares with the artist an exquisite attention to detail and the suggestion of a larger sense of time and place through depictions of the intimate interactions between creatures and their... (read more)

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The Elephant's Child: New & Selected Poems 1978-2005
The Elephant's Child: New & Selected Poems 1978-2005
by Steve Orlen
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Poetry. THE ELEPHANT'S CHILD: NEW AND SELECTED POEMS 1978-2005 offers a generous retrospective from a poet whose passionate, straight-talking poems have been delighting readers for forty years. Orlen writes about what it means to be male in our time and... (read more)

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Pioneering: Poems from the Construction Site
Pioneering: Poems from the Construction Site
by Susan Eisenberg
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Poems in this volume bring readers through the construction site gate alongside the women who practice a skilled trade in a dangerous industry. Assured and impassioned, the poems not only manifest outer events and day-to-day realities of the worksite but... (read more)

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Circle
Circle
by Victoria Chang
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Taking its concept of concentricity from the eponymous Ralph Waldo Emerson essay, Circle, the first collection from Victoria Chang, adopts the shape as a trope for gender, family, and history. These lyrical, narrative, and hybrid poems trace the spiral... (read more)

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Beautiful Trouble (Crab Orchard Series in Poetry)
Beautiful Trouble (Crab Orchard Series in Poetry)
by Amy Fleury
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In her first collection of poems, Kansas native Amy Fleury captures images of dragging clotheslines, baked lawns, and sweet potato babies, inserting them with an earnest dignity into her stories of midwestern life. Beautiful Trouble explores the... (read more)

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Twenty First Century Blues (Crab Orchard Series in Poetry)
Twenty First Century Blues (Crab Orchard Series in Poetry)
by Richard Cecil
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Death, fame, art, and religion become comic subjects in Twenty First Century Blues, the fourth collection from Richard Cecil. Whether elegizing his predecessors, predicting his own end, channeling Dickinsons “corpse-eye-view of stony death,”... (read more)

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Ouisconsin: The Dead in Our Clouds
Ouisconsin: The Dead in Our Clouds
by Bryan Tomasovich
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A poetic investigation of the public history of Tomasovich's homeland—Wisconsin—fused with a lyrical memoir of his family's struggles to become American.... (read more)

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Passionate Hearts: The Poetry of Sexual Love
Passionate Hearts: The Poetry of Sexual Love
by Wendy Maltz
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With works from both established poets and new talents alike, this collection of intimate emotionally explicit, yet accessible poetry, is for lovers of all ages and persuations. Includes works by Molly Peacock, Sharon Olds, Gary Soto, e e cummings, Marge... (read more)

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The Land of Heart's Desire: Manuscript Materials (Manuscript Materials)
The Land of Heart's Desire: Manuscript Materials (Manuscript Materials)
by William Butler Yeats
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The Land of Heart's Desire, staged at the Avenue Theatre in London in 1894, marks W. B. Yeats's first use of Irish folklore in a play produced in the commercial theater, with important consequences for his career as a dramatist. This book includes... (read more)

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