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March 2, 2015
  1. Citizen: An American Lyric
    by Claudia Rankine
  2. Blue Horses: Poems
    by Mary Oliver
  3. Lit: A Memoir (P.S.)
    by Mary Karr
  4. We Will Be Shelter: Poems for Survival
    by Andrea Gibson
  5. I Could Pee on This: And Other Poems by Cats
    by Francesco Marciuliano
  6. Poems 1962-2012
    by Louise Gluck
  7. The Guest Cat
    by Takashi Hiraide
  8. Beowulf: A New Verse Translation
    by Seamus Heaney
  9. Bluets
    by Maggie Nelson
  10. Incarnadine: Poems
    by Mary Szybist
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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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  1. Eunoia Used Hardcover $9.95
  2. Good Poems for Hard Times
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  3. Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Used Hardcover $6.95
  4. Robert Frosts Poems Used Mass Market $4.95
  5. Dear Jenny, We Are All Find Used Trade Paper $8.50
  6. I Could Pee on This: And Other Poems...
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An Invitation to Poetry: A New Favorite Poem Project Anthology

Robert Pinsky and Maggie Dietz

Bringing together 200 poems chosen by American readers, the anthology includes work by Sappho, Keats, Rilke, Whitman, and Dickinson, as well as by contemporary poets. The selections are introduced by people from all walks of life'"a construction worker... (read more)

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The Country of Marriage

Wendell Berry

First published in 1971, The Country of Marriage is Wendell Berry's fifth volume of poetry. What he calls "an expansive metaphor" is "a farmer's relationship to his land as the basic and central relation of humanity to creation." "Similarly, marriage is... (read more)

A to Z
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Rattle: Poems

Eloise Bruce

Bruce's language is deceptively straightforward, words resonate with echoes of revival meetings and oral storytelling traditions. She hones in on the perfect image, the apt metaphor. The "rattle" of the title becomes at once the rattle of memory and the... (read more)

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Faithful and Virtuous Night

Louise Gluck

“One reason Glück has proved so central to American poetry, for five decades now, lies in her remarkable talent for recapturing wonder. For all her disabused austerity, she remains a great poet of renewal. This is not a matter of optimism, or &... (read more)

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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)

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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)

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The Iliad (Oxford World's Classics)


War, glory, despair, and mourning: for 2,700 years, the Iliad has gripped listeners and readers with the story of Achilles' anger and Hector's death. It is a tale of many truths, speaking of powerful emotions, the failures of leadership, the destructive... (read more)

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