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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
by Maya Angelou
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A phenomenal #1 bestseller that has appeared on the New York Times bestseller list for nearly three years, this memoir traces Maya Angelou's childhood in a small, rural community during the 1930s. Filled with images and recollections that point to the... (read more)

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Four Quartets (Harvest Book)
Four Quartets (Harvest Book)
by T S Eliot
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The last major verse written by Nobel laureate T. S. Eliot, considered by Eliot himself to be his finest work   Four Quartets is a rich composition that expands the spiritual vision introduced in “The Waste Land.” Here, in four linked... (read more)

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The Heights of Macchu Picchu: Bilingual Edition
The Heights of Macchu Picchu: Bilingual Edition
by Pablo Neruda
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The Heights of Macchu Picchu is the finest and most famous of Neruda's longer poems and provides the key to his earlier work. It was inspired by his journey to Macchu Picchu, the Peruvian Inca city high in the Andes. Neruda's journey takes on all the... (read more)

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Blood, Bread, and Poetry: Selected Prose, 1979-1985
Blood, Bread, and Poetry: Selected Prose, 1979-1985
by Adrienne Rich
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Examining the connections between history and the imagination, ethics and action, she explores the possible meanings of being white, female, lesbian, Jewish, and a United States citizen, both at this particular time and through the lens of the past.... (read more)

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Lunch Poems (64 Edition)
Lunch Poems (64 Edition)
by Frank O'hara
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Important poems by the late New York poet published in The New American Poetry, Evergreen Review, Floating Bear and stranger places. Often this poet, strolling through the noisy splintered glare of a Manhattan noon, has paused at a sample Olivetti to... (read more)

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Inferno (05 Edition)
Inferno (05 Edition)
by Dante
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"Here at last that much suffering reader will find Dante's greatness manifest, and not his greatness only, but his grace, his simplicity, and his affection." — William Dean Howells, The Nation "As a crown to his literary life, Longfellow... (read more)

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What Are Big Girls Made Of?: Poems
What Are Big Girls Made Of?: Poems
by Marge Piercy
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Opening with a powerful cycle of elegies for her long-distant, half-brother, this major new collection by one of our bestselling poets then goes on to include both serious and funny poems about women and poems about the precarious balance of nature... (read more)

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Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats
Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats
by T. S. Eliot
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Eliots famous collection of nonsense verse about cats-the inspiration for the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical Cats. This edition features pen-and-ink drolleries by Edward Gorey throughout.... (read more)

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Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now
Wouldn't Take Nothing for My Journey Now
by Maya Angelou
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Maya Angelou was raised in Stamps, Arkansas. In addition to her bestselling autobiographies, including I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings and The Heart of a Woman, she wrote numerous volumes of poetry, among them Phenomenal Woman, And Still I Rise, On the... (read more)

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Moon Is Always Female
Moon Is Always Female
by Marge Piercy
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Her seventh and most wide ranging collection. In the 1st of 2 sections, the poems move from the amusingly elegiac to the erotic, the classical to the funny. The 2nd section is a series of 15 poems for a calendar based on lunar rather than solar... (read more)

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Desiderata: A Poem for a Way of Life
Desiderata: A Poem for a Way of Life
by Max Ehrmann
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With new illustrations on virtually every page and a striking new jacket, this is a Desiderata for the '90s. This classic book of inspiration has sold more than 190,000 copies and continues to give comfort and cheer to new readers year after year. Line... (read more)

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City Lights Pocket Poets Anthology
City Lights Pocket Poets Anthology
by Lawrence Ferlinghetti
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"This comprehensive selection from the influential City Lights Pocket Poets Series is a landmark retrospective, celebrating forty years of publishing and cultural history. From the introduction by Lawrence Ferlinghetti: “Even though some say that... (read more)

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Selected Poems (Dover Thrift Editions)
Selected Poems (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Emily Dickinson
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The heart asks pleasure first, And then, excuse from pain; And then, those little anodynes That deaden suffering; And then, to go to sleep; And then, if it should be The will of its Inquisitor, The liberty to die. Generally considered among the greatest... (read more)

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Letters to a Young Poet
Letters to a Young Poet
by Rainer Maria Rilke
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Rilke's Letters to a Young Poet are arguably the most famous and beloved letters of the twentieth century. Written when the poet was himself still a young man, with most of his greatest work before him, they were addressed to a student who had sent... (read more)

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Available Light
Available Light
by Marge Piercy
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Pierce's most compelling book of poems expresses the delights of the senses and the hard play of emotion. They celebrate the wonders of nature and explore the nature of love and friendship.... (read more)

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Letters to a Young Poet
Letters to a Young Poet
by Rainer Maria Rilke
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From 1903 to 1908 Rilke wrote a series of remarkable responses to a young would-be poet, on poetry and on surviving as a sensitive observer in a harsh world. Accompanying the letters is a chronicle of Rilke's life showing what he was experiencing in his... (read more)

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The Secret Meaning of Things
The Secret Meaning of Things
by Lawrence Ferlinghetti
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These poems show a progressive continuity and clarity of perception that apprehends both the hard reality and luminous irreality in everyday phenomena.... (read more)

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Vertebrae, Poems 19781994
Vertebrae, Poems 19781994
by Samuel Green
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Samuel Green was named Poet Laureate of Washington State in Dec 2007. His term extends for two years. Vertebrae is his first book of poetry.... (read more)

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Native Guard
Native Guard
by Natasha Trethewey
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Winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for poetry, Natasha Tretheweys elegiac Native Guard is a deeply personal volume that brings together two legacies of the Deep South. The title of the collection refers to the Mississippi Native Guards, a black regiment... (read more)

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Snapshot Poetics: Allen Ginsberg's Photographic Memoir of the Beat Era
Snapshot Poetics: Allen Ginsberg's Photographic Memoir of the Beat Era
by Allen Ginsberg
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allen ginsberg and gregory corso posing naked in tangier timothy leery and neal cassady en route to millbrook psychedelic research center on ken keseys merry prankster bus jack kerouac and william burroughs in ginsbergs new york apartment lawrence... (read more)

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