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    Day Unto Day

    Martha Collins 9781571314529
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    Ghost Gear: Poems

    Andrew Mcfadyen-ketchum 9781557286543
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    Jimmy's Blues and Other Poems

    James Baldwin 9780807084861

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Augustan Poetic Diction
Augustan Poetic Diction
by Geoffrey Tillotson
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This volume makes conveniently available to students and others the group of chapters in Professor Geoffrey Tillotsons Augustan Studies in which he deals with the poetic theory and practice of the Augustan age as a whole, rather than with particular... (read more)

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    Living Things: Collected Poems

    Anne Porter 9781581952162
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    Mexico City Blues: 242 Choruses

    Jack Kerouac 9780802130600
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    The Collected Poems

    Wallace Stevens 9780679726692
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    Meditations in an Emergency

    Frank O'Hara 9780802134523

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Risking Everything : 110 Poems of Love and Revelation (03 Edition)
Risking Everything : 110 Poems of Love and Revelation (03 Edition)
by Roger Housden
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This luminous anthology of poetry includes voices from across the centuries and around the world who have sung the inner song of the human spirit. Their words reach past the outer divisions of time and culture to the universal currents that move and... (read more)

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Lit: A Memoir (P.S.)
Lit: A Memoir (P.S.)
by Mary Karr
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The best way I can describe this work is to say that it's absolutely delicious. More than a mere memoir, this fascinating jewel contains universal truths, with delicate and elegant phrasing, and, despite the subject matter, there's no sense of frivolous... (read more)

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Ask Me: 100 Essential Poems of William Stafford
Ask Me: 100 Essential Poems of William Stafford
by WIlliam Stafford and Kim Stafford
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“In our time there has been no poet who revived human hearts and spirits more convincingly than William Stafford.” —Naomi Shihab Nye Some time when the river is ice ask me mistakes I have made. Ask me whether what I have done is my... (read more)

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The Osage Orange Tree
The Osage Orange Tree
by William Stafford
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The Osage Orange Tree, a never-before-published story by William Stafford, is about shy, young love complicated by misunderstanding and the insecurity of adolescence, set against the backdrop of poverty brought on by the Great Depression. In the story... (read more)

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Here
Here
by Wislawa Szymborska
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These twenty-seven poems consider life on earth, from the microbe to the apocalypse. Along the way they take in, among other objects of study, the human teenager, divorce, Ella Fitzgerald, Vermeer’s Milkmaid, dreams, traffic accidents, Greek... (read more)

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101 Great American Poems Dover Thrift E
101 Great American Poems Dover Thrift E
by American Poetry
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Rich treasury of verse from the 19th and 20th centuries, selected for popularity and literary quality, includes Poe's "The Raven," Whitman's "I Hear America Singing," as well as poems by Robert Frost, Langston Hughes, Emily Dickinson, T. S. Eliot... (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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Ask Me: 100 Essential Poems of William Stafford
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    by WIlliam Stafford and Kim Stafford
  2. The Osage Orange Tree
    by William Stafford
  3. Book of Hours
    by Kevin Young
  4. Swan: Poems and Prose Poems
    by Mary Oliver
  5. Every War Has Two Losers: William Stafford on Peace and War
    by William Stafford

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I have no hesitation in saying that Jerome Rothenberg is one of our greatest living poets and that his latest book, Eye of Witness: A Jerome... Continue »
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Original Essays | March 20, 2014

Kim Stafford: IMG Four Elements of a Daily Writing Page in William Stafford's Practice



This year we celebrate the centennial of William Stafford's birth — in Hutchinson, Kansas, 1914. He started in the Midwest but published 59 of... Continue »
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Interviews | February 28, 2014

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Siri HustvedtSiri Hustvedt's latest novel, The Blazing World, is aptly titled; it is a tour de force about a larger-than-life artist, Harriet "Harry" Burden,... Continue »
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    The Blazing World

    Siri Hustvedt 9781476747231
Contributors | February 20, 2014

Chris Faatz: IMG New Directions Poetry Pamphlets



Let's face it: New Directions is, hands down, one of the most consistently interesting and provocative publishers in operation today. From poetry to... Continue »
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    A Musical Hell

    Alejandra Pizarnik 9780811220965
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