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October 21, 2014
  1. Beowulf: A New Verse Translation
    by Seamus Heaney
  2. complete poems 1904-1962
    by e e cummings
  3. Saint Friend (McSweeney's Poetry)
    by Carl Adamshick
  4. Leaves of Grass: The Original 1855 Edition
    by Walt Whitman
  5. Poems
    by Elizabeth Bishop
  6. The Bell Jar (P.S.)
    by Sylvia Plath
  7. Lit: A Memoir (P.S.)
    by Mary Karr
  8. Pocket Poets #04: Howl: And Other Poems
    by Allen Ginsberg
  9. Autobiography of Red: A Novel in Verse
    by Anne Carson
  10. The Guest Cat
    by Takashi Hiraide
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Thursday, October 23, 2014

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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)

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Haiku and Tanka
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Moon in the Pines: Zen Haiku Poetry

Jonathan Clements

Clements's expert new translations unlock a fresh spirituality in haikus by classical masters including Sokan, Chiyo-Ni, Soseki, and Basho, alongside some modern-day writers. Illustrated with reproductions of fine Japanese paintings of the period. Full... (read more)

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Dale Thompson

Despite Ross Amos Faw's small stature, he was a man with big dreams. Ross was not only a writer; he was a teacher, and an excellent photographer. But most of his dreams concerned the area of love. He fell in love with one of students. At this time this... (read more)

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How to Be Alone

Tanya Davis and Andrea Dorfman

Since its debut on YouTube, Tanya Davis's beautiful and perceptive poem "How to Be Alone," visually realized by artist and filmmaker Andrea Dorfman, has become an international sensation. In this edition of How to Be Alone, they have adapted the... (read more)

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For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf

Ntozake Shange

?If there are shoulders modern African-American women's literature stands upon they belong to Ntozake Shange, who revolutionized theatre and literature with her iconic work for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf in the... (read more)

Poetry Month Picks
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The Great Enigma: New Collected Poems

Tomas Transtromer

In day's first hours consciousness can grasp the world as the hand grips a sun-warmed stone. Translated into fifty languages, the poetry of Tomas Transtromer has had a profound influence around the world, an influence that has steadily grown and has now... (read more)

Native American
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Logorrhea (06 Edition)

Adrian C. Louis

2007 Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist in Poetry In a torrent of rage, love, and irony, Adrian C. Louis explodes all the myths and hypocrisy of Middle America in the twenty-first century. This is how Walt Whitman or Allen Ginsburg might have... (read more)

Criticism and Discussion
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Claims for Poetry (Poets on Poetry)

Donald Hall

A collection of essays by contemporary American poets on the subject of their art... (read more)

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