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October 1, 2014
  1. Beowulf: A New Verse Translation
    by Seamus Heaney
  2. Poems
    by Elizabeth Bishop
  3. Saint Friend (McSweeney's Poetry)
    by Carl Adamshick
  4. complete poems 1904-1962
    by e e cummings
  5. Lit: A Memoir (P.S.)
    by Mary Karr
  6. Motherland Fatherland Homelandsexuals
    by Patricia Lockwood
  7. Bluets
    by Maggie Nelson
  8. Autobiography of Red: A Novel in Verse
    by Anne Carson
  9. A Poetry Handbook
    by Mary Oliver
  10. The Guest Cat
    by Takashi Hiraide
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New Arrivals
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  1. Retrievals New Trade Paper $22.00
  2. Faithful and Virtuous Night New Hardcover $23.00
  3. Marvelous Things Overheard New Trade Paper $15.00
  4. Copia Used Trade Paper $10.95
  5. The Chair New Trade Paper $16.00

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Poetry Month Picks
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The Gorgeous Nothings: Emily Dickinson's Envelope Poems

Emily Dickinson and Jen Bervin and Marta Werner and Susan Howe

Bringing together 52 facsimiles of Emily Dickinson's poetry, jotted down on envelopes that functionally shape and contain her words, The Gorgeous Nothings illuminates the visual nature and linguistic concision of her work. This beautiful book will appeal... (read more)



American
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Your Chance to Hear the Last Panther Speak

Chase Von

Soft and touching in some places and quite direct in others, this book's impact is most aptly summed up by the collection of heartfelt comments and testimonies listed on the back of the book.... (read more)



Criticism and Discussion
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How to Read a Poem: And Fall in Love with Poetry (Harvest Book)

Edward Hirsch

"Read a poem to yourself in the middle of the night. Turn on a single lamp and read it while you're alone in an otherwise dark room or while someone sleeps next to you. Say it over to yourself in a place where silence reigns and the din of culture-the... (read more)


Haiku and Tanka
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Love Haiku: Japanese Poems of Yearning, Passion, and Remembrance

Patricia Donegan

Haiku is celebrated as a concise form of poetry able to convey a singular moment with great clarity. While haiku most often depicts the natural world, when focused on the elements of love and sensuality, haiku can be a powerful vehicle for evoking the... (read more)


Poetry Month Picks
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The Collected Poems of W.B. Yeats: Revised Second Edition

W B Yeats

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)


Featured Titles
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Hello, the Roses

Mei Mei Berssenbrugge

A poet of “epic perception” and “subtle music,” Mei-mei Berssenbrugge opens form into long, shimmering lines of profound emotional intensity and multivalent voices, splintered with space, silence, and desert light. Her new... (read more)


Anthologies
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The Oxford Companion to Modern Poetry (Oxford Paperback Reference)

Ian Hamilton

This impressive volume provides over 1,500 thoroughly revised and updated entries on modern poets active from 1910 to the present day. An extensive guide to the lives of influential poets writing in English, in Britain and around the world, this... (read more)


A to Z
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Walking the Dog's Shadow (A. Poulin, Jr. New Poets of America)

Deborah Brown

Walking the Dog's Shadow rose to the top of nearly eight hundred submissions to win the ninth annual A. Poulin, Jr. Poetry Prize. Tony Hoagland, who served as final judge for the contest, writes, "Deborah Brown's poems remind me a little of the great... (read more)


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  1. Beowulf: A New Verse Translation
    Used Trade Paper $8.50
  2. Poems Used Trade Paper $10.95
  3. Saint Friend (McSweeney's Poetry) New Hardcover $20.00
  4. complete poems 1904-1962
    Sale Hardcover $17.98
  5. Lit: A Memoir (P.S.)
    Used Trade Paper $7.95
  6. Motherland Fatherland Homelandsexuals New Trade Paper $20.00
  7. Bluets New Trade Paper $14.00
  8. Autobiography of Red: A Novel in Verse
    New Trade Paper $15.00
  9. A Poetry Handbook Used Trade Paper $9.50
  10. The Guest Cat New Trade Paper $14.95
  11. The Bell Jar (P.S.)
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  12. Ask Me: 100 Essential Poems of... Used Trade Paper $10.95
  13. Bell Jar
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  14. Pocket Poets #04: Howl: And Other Poems
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  15. Horoscopes for the Dead: Poems Used Hardcover $13.50
  16. Incarnadine: Poems
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  17. The Gift
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  18. The Albertine Workout New Trade Paper $10.95
  19. Leaves of Grass (Bantam Classics) New Mass Market $5.95
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  25. The Purity of Desire: 100 Poems of Rumi Used Trade Paper $10.95

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