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April 17, 2015
  1. Citizen: An American Lyric
    by Claudia Rankine
  2. Smile
    by Raina Telgemeier
  3. Lit: A Memoir (P.S.)
    by Mary Karr
  4. Ten Windows: How Great Poems Transform the World
    by Jane Hirshfield
  5. I Could Pee on This: And Other Poems by Cats
    by Francesco Marciuliano
  6. The Beauty: Poems
    by Jane Hirshfield
  7. Bluets
    by Maggie Nelson
  8. Pocket Poets #04: Howl: And Other Poems
    by Allen Ginsberg
  9. The Bell Jar (P.S.)
    by Sylvia Plath
  10. Beowulf: A New Verse Translation
    by Seamus Heaney
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New Arrivals
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  1. Drum-Taps: The Complete 1865 Edition New Trade Paper $14.00
  2. Testimony New Trade Paper $24.95
  3. Surrounded by Friends New Trade Paper $18.00
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  5. Marie Alexander Poetry #19: To Some... 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)

Recently Arrived Used
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  1. Chronic Used Trade Paper $10.50
  2. Euripides #3: The Complete Greek... Used Trade Paper $7.50
  3. The Heart Aroused: Poetry and the... Used Trade Paper $5.95
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  5. Bandanna Used Trade Paper $4.95
  6. Prophet Used Trade Paper $7.50

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Criticism and Discussion
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Women Poets on Mentorship: Efforts and Affections

Arielle Greenberg

Imagine being a young poet, nurturing your craft without the benefit of established mentors. Imagine having never been in a class taught by a woman poet or not having a bookshelf filled with books written by living women poets. Luckily, young women poets... (read more)

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Senseless Murder

Keno Mapp

Keno is the lead singer of the self titled rock band, Keno World War Peace. He is also one of the founding members of The Punany Poets, airing on HBO, BET and other stations Internationally. His rock Cd is also Internationally available and compliments... (read more)

Locked Case
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William Cowper

This study of William Cowper spans his early life and writings to his last years. It includes chapters on his moral satires and light verse as well as on "The Task" and the Homer translations. It also contains a selection of his poetic work.... (read more)

Native American
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How We Became Human: New and Selected Poems 1975-2001

Joy Harjo

Joy Harjo's poems call to her sisters, her brothers, and the earth collectively and invite them to reveal and release a woven energy. This collection offers a twenty-six-year glimpse into an amazing span of achievements.... (read more)

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Small Talk: Poems New & Selected (Northwest Masters)

Peter Sears

Small Talk gathers poems from Peter Sears's eight previous collections, and adds thirty entirely new poems. The many admirers of his poetry will be delighted to find so many old friends back in print and under a single cover. Eclectic, comic, disarming... (read more)

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Immortal Poems of the English Language: An Anthology

Oscar Williams

Collection which includes not only the best-known works of the British and American masters but also the verse of the most brilliant poets of our own day.... (read more)

A to Z
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The Mouths of Grazing Things

Jennifer Boyden

The Mouths of Grazing Things is an unflinching, lyrical meditation on nature's forced exodus from the human, and the forms of longing, estrangement, magnetism, and self-otherness that ensue. Arrestingly tender and fiercely protective of where nature... (read more)

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  3. Lit: A Memoir (P.S.)
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  4. Ten Windows: How Great Poems... New Hardcover $24.95
  5. I Could Pee on This: And Other Poems...
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  6. The Beauty: Poems New Hardcover $26.00
  7. Bluets New Trade Paper $14.00
  8. Pocket Poets #04: Howl: And Other Poems
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  9. The Bell Jar (P.S.)
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  10. Beowulf: A New Verse Translation
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  12. Autobiography of Red: A Novel in Verse
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  18. Blue Horses: Poems
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