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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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New Arrivals
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  1. The Do-Over Used Trade Paper $10.50
  2. The Players: Poems New Hardcover $26.00
  3. Salt Moon New Trade Paper $15.95
  4. S O S: Poems 1961-2013 New Hardcover $30.00
  5. Twelve Clocks (Camino del Sol) 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)

Recently Arrived Used
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  1. Poems: Just Give Me a Cool Drink of... Used Mass Market $3.50
  2. Selected Prose Used Trade Paper $4.95
  3. My House Used Trade Paper $3.95
  4. 77 Love Sonnets Used Trade Paper $12.50
  5. T. S. Eliot Selected Poems Used Trade Paper $4.50

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Featured Titles
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My Bright Abyss: Meditation of a Modern Believer

Christian Wiman

Eight years ago, Christian Wiman, a well-known poet and the editor of Poetry magazine, wrote a now-famous essay about having faith in the face of death. My Bright Abyss, composed in the difficult years since and completed in the wake of a bone... (read more)

Poetry Month Picks
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Wislawa Szymborska

These twenty-seven poems consider life on earth, from the microbe to the apocalypse. Along the way they take in, among other objects of study, the human teenager, divorce, Ella Fitzgerald, Vermeer’s Milkmaid, dreams, traffic accidents, Greek... (read more)

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250 Poems: A Portable Anthology

Peter Schakel

250 Poems: A Portable Anthology offers a brief but surprisingly comprehensive selection of chronologically arranged poetry, supported by succinct, practical editorial features, at a great price. The third edition features 70 new poems, many of them by... (read more)

Haiku and Tanka
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Haiku Anthology 3RD Edition Haiku & Senryu in En

Cor Van Den Heuvel

Originally a Japanese form that flourished in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, haiku has recently experienced tremendous growth in popularity in the English language. The Haiku Anthology, first published in 1974, is a landmark work in modern... (read more)

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From Hazed Eyes

Clint M. Purdin

Close your eyes and open your mind. See a vision of the life I've seen from my unknown subconscious. Experience beauty, experience pain, and experience a life I lived From Hazed Eyes.... (read more)

Criticism and Discussion
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Second Things

Daniel Tobin

In the Harvard Review, critic Christopher Bock writes that ...Four Way Books is known for taking risks with aesthetically challenging and important work, and Tobin seems more ambitious than many of his contemporaries.... Second Things is Daniel Tobin's... (read more)

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Poems: Just Give Me a Cool Drink of Water 'Fore I Diiie/Oh Pray My Wings Are Gonna Fit Me Well/And Still I Rise/Shaker, Why D

Maya Angelou

Tenderly, joyously, sometimes in sadness,  sometimes in pain, Maya Angelou writes from the heart and  celebrates life as only she has discovered it. In  this moving volume of poetry, we hear the  multi-faceted... (read more)

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  1. Citizen: An American Lyric
    New Trade Paper $20.00
  2. Blue Horses: Poems
    New Hardcover $24.95
  3. Lit: A Memoir (P.S.)
    Used Trade Paper $6.95
  4. We Will Be Shelter: Poems for Survival
    New Trade Paper $19.95
  5. I Could Pee on This: And Other Poems...
    Used Hardcover $8.50
  6. Poems 1962-2012 New Trade Paper $20.00
  7. The Guest Cat Used Trade Paper $10.50
  8. Beowulf: A New Verse Translation
    Used Trade Paper $8.50
  9. Bluets New Trade Paper $14.00
  10. Incarnadine: Poems
    Used Trade Paper $8.95
  11. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
    Used Mass Market $2.95
  12. Autobiography of Red: A Novel in Verse
    New Trade Paper $15.00
  13. Love Poems New Trade Paper $11.95
  14. Bell Jar
    Used Trade Paper $7.50
  15. Aimless Love: New and Selected Poems New Trade Paper $16.00
  16. No Matter the Wreckage
    New Trade Paper $15.00
  17. Pocket Poets #04: Howl: And Other Poems
    Used Trade Paper $5.50
  18. Faithful and Virtuous Night New Hardcover $23.00
  19. Red Doc> Sale Hardcover $8.98
  20. Life on Mars New Trade Paper $15.00
  21. Tao Te Ching (Harper Perennial...
    Used Trade Paper $9.95
  22. I Knead My Mommy: And Other Poems by... New Hardcover $12.95
  23. The Way It Is: New and Selected Poems Used Trade Paper $10.95
  24. Ask Me: 100 Essential Poems of... Used Trade Paper $10.95
  25. The Liar's Club
    Used Trade Paper $6.95

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