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October 29, 2014
  1. Beowulf: A New Verse Translation
    by Seamus Heaney
  2. complete poems 1904-1962
    by e e cummings
  3. Blue Horses: Poems
    by Mary Oliver
  4. Leaves of Grass: The Original 1855 Edition
    by Walt Whitman
  5. The Bell Jar (P.S.)
    by Sylvia Plath
  6. Lit: A Memoir (P.S.)
    by Mary Karr
  7. The Guest Cat
    by Takashi Hiraide
  8. Throw the Damn Ball: Classic Poetry by Dogs
    by R D Rosen
  9. Good Poems, American Places
    by Garrison Keillor
  10. Ask Me: 100 Essential Poems of William Stafford
    by WIlliam Stafford and Kim Stafford
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New Arrivals
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  1. The Dream Songs New Trade Paper $19.00
  2. The Collected Poems of James Laughlin New Hardcover $49.95
  3. Passions (Margellos World Republic... New Hardcover $26.00
  4. Missing the Moon New Trade Paper $17.95
  5. The Immortal Evening: A Legendary... New Hardcover $26.95
  6. Bless the Ashes New Trade Paper $16.95

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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)

A to Z
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Ripper (James Dickey Contemporary Poetry)

Carl Jay Buchanan

After a hundred years, the secrets of his identity and motivation remain a mystery. But what is the heart of this legendary enigma, the self-styled Jack the Ripper, who signed one letter Yours from Hell, enclosing with it a positively identified piece of... (read more)

Haiku and Tanka
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Haiku Mind: 108 Poems to Cultivate Awareness and Open Your Heart

Patricia Donegan

Haiku, the Japanese form of poetry written in three short lines, is celebrated for its ability to express a simple moment in a profound way. The “haiku moment,” as it is called, refers to a heightened awareness of the world around us and how,... (read more)

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The Fall of Arthur

J.R.R. Tolkien and Christopher Tolkien

The Fall of Arthur, the only venture by J.R.R. Tolkien into the legends of Arthur, king of Britain, may well be regarded as his finest and most skillful achievement in the use of Old English alliterative meter, in which he brought to his transforming... (read more)

Poetry Month Picks
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The Pleasures of the Damned: Poems, 1951-1993

Charles Bukowski

Though some may find Bukowski's poetry on the pedestrian side, I actually like it for being filled with direct, astute, and often persnickety observations about the world unfolding and evolving around him. Check out this practitioner of "dirty realism... (read more)

Featured Titles
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Everything Begins Elsewhere

Tishani Doshi

"Free of the habitual lyricism of Indian writers, [Doshi's] work is austere and beautiful. Her refreshing muscularity gives her a distinct voice, both as a woman and an Indian."—The London Times "A work of a striking, emerging talent, who is... (read more)

Criticism and Discussion
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Poetry for Dummies (For Dummies)

John Timpane

"Wonderful.... This book demystifies poetry for all." —Lawrence Ferlinghetti, poet & painter, and co-founder of City Lights Books Praise for Poetry For Dummies "Poetry For Dummies is a pleasant romp...with tons of information, informally and... (read more)

Native American
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Navaho Myths, Prayers, and Songs

Washington Matthews

Collected here are stories, prayers, and songs of the Navaho people including A Tale of Kininakai, A Prayer of the Second Day of the Night Chant, A Prayer of the Fourth Day of the Night Chant, The Story of Bekotsidi, and Protection Song (to be sung on... (read more)

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  2. complete poems 1904-1962
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  3. Blue Horses: Poems
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  4. Leaves of Grass: The Original 1855...
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  5. The Bell Jar (P.S.)
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  6. Lit: A Memoir (P.S.)
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  8. Good Poems, American Places Used Trade Paper $12.50
  9. Ask Me: 100 Essential Poems of... Used Trade Paper $10.95
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  11. Saint Friend (McSweeney's Poetry) Used Hardcover $13.95
  12. Autobiography of Red: A Novel in Verse
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  13. Pocket Poets #04: Howl: And Other Poems
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  14. Bluets New Trade Paper $14.00
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  16. The Gift
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  17. The Purity of Desire: 100 Poems of Rumi Used Trade Paper $10.95
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  20. A Thousand Mornings
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