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Aeneid Book VI

by Seamus Heaney

A masterpiece from one of the greatest poets of the century

In a momentous publication, Seamus Heaney's translation of Book VI of the Aeneid, Virgil's epic poem composed sometime between 29 and 19 BC, follows...


Selected Poems

by Jamie McKendrick

Drawn from thirty years of work, this selection, made by the poet himself, gathers from the best of Jamie McKendrick's six acclaimed collections, including some translations, from 1991's debut The Sirocco Room...


Rhythm and Greens: Professings of a Prison Poet

by Evan Sachs

Since he was just a toddler, the author was identified as having a special gift of intelligence. As a student he excelled in school, and was known by all as a smart, funny boy with a quick wit and a shy manner....


Heart's Cry: Poetry For The Soul

by Cynthia Haynes

Cynthia Haynes is an inspirational poet and devoted Christian author who uses her poetry as a means of providing comfort, hope and encouragement to people of faith. Her apt ability to relate to the struggles,...


Desert Dusk Music: A love story

by Thomas Timmins

Sensitive hands

He has the most beautiful hands. Long fingers, arced tips, black hair shiny as crow’s feathers on his knuckles, palms webbed with fine lines. Grinning, he says the tangle of lines means he’s...


Visions of my Other Self: A novella

by Thomas Timmins

Smoke

My other self cries out in her crow voice, more wind in it than snarl...from somewhere, there, off to my left...he sits there in the clearing, in a grassy bowl at the bottom of the hill...he’s smoking,...


Once and for All: The Best of Delmore Schwartz

by Delmore Schwartz, Craig Morgan Teicher & John Ashbery

The publication of this book restores a missing chapter in the history of twentieth-century American literature

With his New Directions debut in 1938, the twenty-five-year-old Delmore Schwartz was hailed as...


The Big Bang and Other Poems

by Ray Smart

Careful consideration of the universe, its magnitude and magnificence has convinced Ray Smart that somewhere in it all there must be meaning. Why else would mankind have been given an appreciation of beauty...


Night Road to Life

by Ferdinando Manzo

Themes of the sea and the emotions, particularly the deeply felt joys and melancholies experienced by men, are a touchstone of his work. 

Ferdinando Manzo’s thoughts are not bound to fluidity; they fly to...


Poems by Walt Whitman

by Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman is widely regarded as one of the masters of American poetry. Here are collected his finest poems, a perfect companion for any fan of Whitman's work.


The Patriotic Poems of Walt Whitman

by Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman is widely regarded as one of the greats of American literature. Here are collected the poems Whitman wrote during and after the American Civil War.


The Letters of Anne Gilchrist and Walt Whitman

by Walt Whitman

American Walt Whitman formed a close friendship with English writer Anne Gilchrist. Here are collected their correspondence.


The Poetry of Walt Whitman

by William Lyon Phelps

This early work by William Lyon Phelps was originally published in 1924 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'The Poetry of Walt Whitman' is an essay about the life and works...


Robert Browning: How to Know Him

by William Lyon Phelps

This early work by William Lyon Phelps was originally published in the early 20th century and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Robert Browning: How to Know Him' is a biography...


The Advance of English Poetry in the Twentieth Century (1918)

by William Lyon Phelps

This early work by William Lyon Phelps was originally published in 1918 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'The Advance of English Poetry in the Twentieth Century' is an...


The Wound Dresser - A Series of Letters Written from the Hospitals in Washington During the War of the Rebellion

by Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman is known for his beautiful, floral poetry but here are collected some of the poems inspired by his time working a s a nurse during the American Civil War.


Half Promised Land

by Thomas Lux

The world displayed in the poems of Thomas Lux is a fairly dangerous place, a half promised land, a region where turtles languish of thirst, where a lifebuoy crawls with spiders, where a moving car hits...


Orient Point: Poems

by Julie Sheehan

“Tender, sassy, quietly observant, deeply cutting ... a collection bursting with verbal and existential exuberance.”—Billy Collins Julie Sheehan draws from nature guides and self-help books, weaves legal...


The King: Poems

by Rebecca Wolff

"Wolff keeps company with Sylvia Plath, Sharon Olds, and Beth Ann Fennelly."—Publishers Weekly, starred review A bold, lyrical invention by an award-winning poet whose “gift for the gorgeous” won praise...


Standing Water

by Eleanor Chai

Since I made you, you may

imagine I set myself on fire--

or better, say: you lit the funeral pyre

from ten thousand days away.

A young woman in Paris encounters an uncanny presence on a tour of a small museum....