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Absolute Solitude: Selected Poems

by Dulce Maria Loynaz & James O'Connor

In the first comprehensive selection and translation of Dulce María Loynaz's poetry, James O'Connor invites us to hear the haunting voice of Cuba's celebrated poet, whom the Nobel Laureate Juan Ramón Jiménez...


Elephant.

by Siana Bangura

A brave and bold debut collection of poetry by Siana Bangura exploring a wide range of subjects from womanhood, Black Feminism, racism, and identity to gentrification, changing urban landscapes, and love inhibited...


The Collected Poems of Tennessee Williams

by Tennessee Williams

All of the author's previously published poems, including poems from the plays, are in this definitive edition that comes with a CD of the author reading some of his poems in his unmistakable Mississippi drawl....


Say Something Back

by Denise Riley

Say Something Back will allow readers to see just why the name of Denise Riley has been held in such high regard by her fellow poets for so long. The book reproduces A Part Song, a profoundly moving document...


A Bernadette Mayer Reader

by Bernadette Mayer

“She writes as if Everything were still possible in the work of a lifetime at the coincidence of all the turvy moments. Better that she’s read without a thought to stop. Best so this world is found changed.”...


Whereso

by Karen Volkman

Responding to dance, performance, and tangible physicality, Karen Volkman's new poems examine—with rich perplexity—the body’s position in space and time.


You Can Never Speak Up Too Often for the Love of All Things

by Paul R. Fleischman

Global awareness, holistic living, compassion, and self-exploration are cornerstones of this collection of symbolic and meditative poetry. Anthems of conflict and joy, disenchantment and beauty, these poems...


The Complete Works of William Shakespeare: All 37 plays, 160 sonnets and 5 poetry books

by William Shakespeare & GP Editors

Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, King Lear, Hamlet, and Macbeth — the works of William Shakespeare still resonate in our imaginations four centuries after they were written. The timeless characters...


How to Be Eaten by a Lion

by Michael Johnson

From the monk who sets himself on fire in a crowded intersection of Saigon (“the familiar corded tendons of his hands, become / a bracken of ashes, a carbon twine of burnt”), to the salmon run in British...


The Red Files

by Lisa Bird-Wilson

This debut poetry collection from Lisa Bird-Wilson reflects on the legacy of the residential school system: the fragmentation of families and histories, with blows that resonate through the generations.

Inspired...


How Festive the Ambulance

by Kim Fu

In this debut poetry collection by award-winning author Kim Fu, incantations, mythical creatures and extreme violence illuminate small scenes of domestic life and the banal tragedies of modern love and modern...


A Cluster of Lights

by Michael Pitman

What pleasure just to bask

   in ancient tree-light, Puck-like

propped against a trunk beneath the boughs

   that sway this forest family.....

What can be said about a poem better than reading it? This collection...


Jeff Tweedy, Kinda

by Stian Johansen

Poems and prose about musician and songwriter Jeff Tweedy. Best known from the rock band Wilco. Jeff Tweedy, Kinda, is a mix of poems, footnotes, short stories, imaginative interviews and scenes from documentary...


The Ballad of the White Horse: with explanatory and historical footnotes

by G K Chesterton & Sharif George

The Ballad of the White Horse - This is the full text of G K Chesterton's epic poem about King Alfred the great and the battle of Ethandune or Edington in May 878 AD.

This edition of Ballad of the White Horse...


Rapture

by Carol Ann Duffy

Winner of the T. S. Eliot Prize, "essential reading for the broken-hearted of all ages" (The Guardian)

The effortless virtuosity, drama, and humanity of Carol Ann Duffy's verse have made her much admired among...


May Day

by Gretchen Marquette

You arrive at my altar

with no idea

what it means to worship--to adore.

You haven't even learned it:

ecstasy and suffering

make the same face.

--from "The Offering"

May Day is both a distress call and a celebration...


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...


Time Will Clean the Carcass Bones: Selected and New Poems

by Lucia Perillo

“I have two words for anyone who wants to know why people turn to poetry…Lucia Perillo.”—The New York Times


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....