Master your Minecraft

Featured in Poetry

Browse in Poetry

Browse in Fiction and Poetry

Narrow by...




Bestsellers in Poetry

December 20, 2014
  1. Blue Horses: Poems
    by Mary Oliver
  2. I Knead My Mommy: And Other Poems by Kittens
    by Francesco Marciuliano
  3. Citizen: An American Lyric
    by Claudia Rankine
  4. No Matter the Wreckage
    by Sarah Kay
  5. Aimless Love: New and Selected Poems
    by Billy Collins
  6. Lit: A Memoir (P.S.)
    by Mary Karr
  7. We Will Be Shelter: Poems for Survival
    by Andrea Gibson
  8. Faithful and Virtuous Night
    by Louise Gluck
  9. The Guest Cat
    by Takashi Hiraide
  10. Throw the Damn Ball: Classic Poetry by Dogs
    by R D Rosen
  11. see more

Poetry Month Picks
Browse more titles in Poetry Month Picks

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)

A to Z
Browse more titles in A to Z

Stealing Sugar from the Castle: Selected Poems, 1950 to 2013

Robert Bly

Selected from throughout Robert Bly’s monumental body of work from 1950 through the present, Stealing Sugar from the Castle represents the culmination of an astonishing career in American letters. Bly has long been the voice of transcendentalism... (read more)

Haiku and Tanka
Browse more titles in Haiku and Tanka

Morning Haiku

Sonia Sanchez

From a leading writer of the Black Arts Movement, poems of commemoration and loss for readers of all ages   A collection of haiku that celebrates the gifts of life and mourns the deaths of revered African American figures in the worlds of music... (read more)

Featured Titles
Browse more titles in Featured Titles

Darkness Sticks to Everything: Collected and New Poems

Tom Hennen

“Its hard to believe that this American master—and I dont use those words lightly—has been hidden right under our noses for decades. But despite his lack of recognition, Mr. Hennen...has simply gone about his calling with humility and... (read more)

Poetry Month Picks
Browse more titles in Poetry Month Picks


Patti Smith

Your childhood wasn't based in "facts," was it? A timeline, something dry and tidy and biographical like that? Nah. You probably remember childhood as a series of vignettes informing you of what it felt like to be alive in a fresh new world. Patti Smith... (read more)

Locked Case
Browse more titles in Locked Case


Giacomo Leopardi

A groundbreaking translation of the epic work of one of the great minds of the nineteenth century Giacomo Leopardi was the greatest Italian poet of the nineteenth century and was recognized by readers from Nietzsche to Beckett as one of... (read more)

Criticism and Discussion
Browse more titles in Criticism and Discussion


Gary F Waller

Provides students of literature with an introduction to this genre, placing 16th-century poetry in its historical and cultural context. This volume examines poetry of the Renaissance, from Dunbar in the late 15th century to the "Songs and Sonnets" of... (read more)

Browse more titles in American

Encounters: Poems about Race, Ethnicity and Identity

Paula Cole Jones

An eloquent chorus of voices from a variety of backgrounds. With unflinching honesty, well-known and emerging poets help us walk in their shoes as they struggle to claim authentic identity in today's culture.... (read more)

Sort by: Showing 1 thru 25 of 88,452.

  1. Blue Horses: Poems
    Sale Hardcover $17.47
  2. I Knead My Mommy: And Other Poems by... New Hardcover $12.95
  3. Citizen: An American Lyric
    New Trade Paper $20.00
  4. No Matter the Wreckage
    New Trade Paper $15.00
  5. Aimless Love: New and Selected Poems New Trade Paper $16.00
  6. Lit: A Memoir (P.S.)
    Used Trade Paper $7.95
  7. We Will Be Shelter: Poems for Survival
    New Trade Paper $19.95
  8. Faithful and Virtuous Night New Hardcover $23.00
  9. The Guest Cat Used Trade Paper $10.50
  10. Leaves of Grass: The Original 1855...
    New Trade Paper $3.50
  11. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening Used Hardcover $10.95
  12. The Prophet
    Used Hardcover $3.95
  13. I Could Pee on This: And Other Poems...
    Used Hardcover $8.95
  14. Ask Me: 100 Essential Poems of... New Trade Paper $16.00
  15. Autobiography of Red: A Novel in Verse
    Sale Trade Paper $7.98
  16. Incarnadine: Poems
    Sale Trade Paper $8.98
  17. Bluets New Trade Paper $14.00
  18. French Kit (Magnetic Poetry) Gifts Miscellaneous $19.95
  19. Bell Jar
    Used Trade Paper $10.50
  20. Beowulf: A New Verse Translation
    Used Trade Paper $8.50
  21. Tao Te Ching (Harper Perennial...
    Used Trade Paper $7.95
  22. The Gift
    Used Trade Paper $12.95
  23. Madness, Rack, and Honey: Collected...
    New Trade Paper $25.00
  24. The Purity of Desire: 100 Poems of Rumi Used Trade Paper $10.95

1 3 4 5 ... 3,539 next»

  • back to top


Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at