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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
by Maya Angelou
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A phenomenal #1 bestseller that has appeared on the New York Times bestseller list for nearly three years, this memoir traces Maya Angelou's childhood in a small, rural community during the 1930s. Filled with images and recollections that point to the... (read more)

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The Bell Jar (P.S.)
The Bell Jar (P.S.)
by Sylvia Plath
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The Bell Jar chronicles the crack-up of Esther Greenwood: brilliant, beautiful, enormously talented, and successful, but slowly going under -- maybe for the last time. Sylvia Plath masterfully draws the reader into Esther's breakdown with such intensity... (read more)

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Dog Songs: Thirty-Five Dog Songs and One Essay
Dog Songs: Thirty-Five Dog Songs and One Essay
by Mary Oliver
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A New York Times bestselling collection of new and favorite poems, celebrating the dogs that have enriched the poets world. Beloved by her readers, special to the poets own heart, Mary Oliver's dog poems offer a special window into her world. Dog Songs... (read more)

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Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats
Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats
by T. S. Eliot
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Eliots famous collection of nonsense verse about cats-the inspiration for the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical Cats. This edition features pen-and-ink drolleries by Edward Gorey throughout.... (read more)

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Wild Braid (05 Edition)
Wild Braid (05 Edition)
by Kunitz
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Throughout his life (1905-2006) Stanley Kunitz created poetry and tended gardens. This book is the distillation of conversations, none previously published, that took place between 2002 and 2004. Beginning with the garden, that "work of the imagination,"... (read more)

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Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience (Dover Thrift Editions)
Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience (Dover Thrift Editions)
by William Blake
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As both painter and poet, William Blake (1757-1827) was a powerful and visionary artist whose two early collections of poetry, Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience, contain memorable lyric verses embodying the emerging spirit of Romanticism. The... (read more)

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The Way It Is: New and Selected Poems
The Way It Is: New and Selected Poems
by William Stafford
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I think of William Stafford as part grandfather/part favorite college professor. Although he was neither to me, his poems have a quiet truth that I both admire and adore. I wish I could have heard him teach at Lewis and Clark College or read as Oregon's... (read more)

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Selected Poems
Selected Poems
by Galway Kinnell
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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book... (read more)

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The Liar's Club
The Liar's Club
by Mary Karr
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Mary Karr is a poet who writes wry, punchy, blackly humorous prose. Her harrowing childhood is brought to Technicolor life in her memoir The Liars' Club. A dazzling bestseller, The Liars' Club was selected one of the best books of 1995 by... (read more)

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Songs for the Open Road: Poems of Travel and Adventure (Dover Thrift Editions)
Songs for the Open Road: Poems of Travel and Adventure (Dover Thrift Editions)
by American Poetry & Li
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Collection of more than 80 poems by 50 American and British masters celebrates travel, adventure and the many real and metaphorical journeys each of us take in the course of our lives. Works by Whitman, Byron, Millay, Sandburg, Service, Bliss Carman... (read more)

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The Collected Poems
The Collected Poems
by Wallace Stevens
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Inscrutable poet-of-ideas Wallace Stevens is a deepening favorite of mine, and the reasons are here in his Collected Poems. Stevens's poems are timeless — his imagery is vivid and beautifully precise; his ideas are endlessly strange. A vital volume for... (read more)

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The New Testament
The New Testament
by Jericho Brown
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In the world of Jericho Brown's second book, disease runs through the body, violence runs through the neighborhood, memories run through the mind, trauma runs through generations. Almost eerily quiet in even the bluntest of poems, Brown gives us the... (read more)

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You Must Revise Your Life (Poets on Poetry)
You Must Revise Your Life (Poets on Poetry)
by William Stafford
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Stafford reflects on the writing process and on the influences on his art... (read more)

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Ask Me: 100 Essential Poems of William Stafford
Ask Me: 100 Essential Poems of William Stafford
by WIlliam Stafford and Kim Stafford
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“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)

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Poems That Touch the Heart
Poems That Touch the Heart
by A L Alexander
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With over 650,000 copies in print, Poems That Touch The Heart is America's most popular collection of inspirational verse.... (read more)

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The Complete Collected Poems of Maya Angelou
The Complete Collected Poems of Maya Angelou
by Maya Angelou
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The Liars' Club: a Memoir
The Liars' Club: a Memoir
by Mary Karr
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When it was published in 1995, Mary Karrandrsquo;s The Liarsandrsquo; Club took the world by storm and raised the art of the memoir to an entirely new level, as well as bringing about a dramatic revival of the form. Karrandrsquo;s comic childhood in an... (read more)

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One Hundred Poems from the Japanese
One Hundred Poems from the Japanese
by Kenneth Rexroth
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The poems are drawn chiefly from the traditional Manyoshu, Kokinshu and Hyakunin Isshu collections, but there are also examplaes of haiku and other later forms. The sound of the Japanese texts i reproduced in Romaji script and the names of the poets in... (read more)

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Motherland Fatherland Homelandsexuals
Motherland Fatherland Homelandsexuals
by Patricia Lockwood
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A breathtaking new collection from one of todays boldest and most adventurous poets Colloquial and incantatory, the poems in Patricia Lockwoods second collection address the most urgent questions of our time, like: what if a deer did porn? Is America... (read more)

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The Road Not Taken and Other Poems (Dover Thrift Editions)
The Road Not Taken and Other Poems (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Robert Frost
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"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. "These deceptively simple lines from the title poem of this collection suggest Robert Frost at his most representative: the language is simple... (read more)

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