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Hey poetry lovers, it's Poetry Month.
Throughout April, we're offering 15% off all poetry titles. That's right, all poetry!

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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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Newarchitecture #2: Love Works

Janice Mirikitani

Poetry. The second Poet Laureate of San Francisco (following Lawrence Ferlinghetti), Janice Mirikitani is a poet of daily exchanges and lyrical observations. However, as she demonstrates in her Inaugural Address printed at the beginning of LOVE WORKS... (read more)

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The Penguin Book of French Poetry: 1820-1950; With Prose Translations

William Rees

William Rees gives us an introduction to each poet, his or her life, affinities and aesthetics, and the significant literary movements. His fresh and beautiful prose translations will re-open many half-forgotten doors, and stimulate new enthusiasms.... (read more)

Locked Case
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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)

Haiku and Tanka
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Basho's Haiku: Selected Poems of Matsuo Basho

Matsuo Basho

Bashō 's Haiku offers the most comprehensive translation yet of the poetry of Japanese writer Matsuo Bashō (1644-1694), who is credited with perfecting and popularizing the haiku form of poetry. One of the most widely read Japanese... (read more)

Criticism and Discussion
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Twenty Poems to Nourish Your Soul

Judith Valente

The great poets help us look carefully and deeply at the world. When we do this, we find that God is there. This is the powerful spiritual truth that drives Twenty Poems to Nourish Your Soul, an extraordinary celebration of the poet's craft that opens... (read more)

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Ask Me: 100 Essential Poems of William Stafford

WIlliam Stafford and Kim Stafford

“In our time there has been no poet who revived human hearts and spirits more convincingly than William Stafford.” —Naomi Shihab Nye Some time when the river is ice ask me mistakes I have made. Ask me whether what I have done is my... (read more)

Native American
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Doubters and Dreamers (Sun Tracks: An American Indian Literary)

Janice Gould

Doubters and Dreamers opens with a question from a young girl faced with the spectacle of Indian effigies lynched and burned “in jest” before UC Berkeleys annual Big Game against Stanford: “Whats a debacle, Mom?” This innocent but... (read more)

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