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Crossing the Border

by Daniel A Olivas

From acclaimed fiction writer and book critic, Daniel A. Olivas, comes his first collection of poetry, Crossing the Border.  These narrative poems delve deeply into the many ways we cross borders of race, culture,...


The Truth about A

by Maureen O'Shaughnessy

In his interpretation of Antigone, Seamus Heaney says, ‘Nobody can be sure they are always right.’ Maureen O’Shaughnessy’s The Truth about A further attends to this idea through various readings of the...


The Hour Wasp

by Jay Sheets & Robyn Leigh Lear

THE HOUR WASP by Jay Sheets does the unspeakable.  It takes you on a journey, in three sections, through morose, sometimes tragic imagery (the ouroboros rinsed in venom / [flickering] the shape of things unshaped...


Travel Notes from the River Styx

by Susanna Lang

In the earnest and beautiful Travel Notes from the River Styx, Susanna Lang peers into the tiny mirrors of a river’s current, the mirror her father cannot see himself in, the rearview mirror in which she spies...


Leaves of Grass

by Walt Whitman

Leaves of Grass is a poetry collection by the American poet Walt Whitman (1819–1892). Though the first edition was published in 1855, Whitman spent most of his professional life writing and re-writing ...


Resistance, Rebellion, Life: 50 Poems Now

by Amit Majmudar

Poets on the march: 50 crucial poems written in response to the current political climate, selected and introduced by the Ohio Poet Laureate—and son of immigrants—Amit Majmudar.

In a political atmosphere...


Hymns & Qualms

by Peter Cole

“[Peter Cole’s] poetry is perhaps most remarkable for its combination of intellectual rigor with delight in surface, for how its prosody returns each abstraction to the body, linking thought and breath,...


Bye-Bye Land

by Christian Barter

Winner of the Isabella Gardner Award, this book-length poem is a collection of voices-in-dialogue—overheard, remembered, internal—that represents the mind at work as it considers the destructiveness of humanity,...


Heaven, Hell and Magical Soup

by Joe Williams & Shari Claire

Poems and the stories they tell are such a rich way to reach the heart of things. Such are the magical stories of Joe Williams’ book, Heaven, Hell and Magical Soup.

Joe is a singer, songwriter, performer, house...


NAKED

by Clare Calvo

Martha Graham said that dance was the secret language of the soul... NAKED is the literary expression of that dance. “These pages have no organization of thought as I have made a firm attempt to keep my flow...


Fire on Water

by Colleen Keating

“The lyrical poems in this anthology invite reader participation and ongoing reflection on themes that are relevant to us all. They dig below the surface but remain accessible and vibrant. Love shines through,...


The Odyssey

by Homer

The Odyssey is one of two major ancient Greek epic poems attributed to Homer. It is, in part, a sequel to the Iliad, the other work ascribed to Homer. The Odyssey is fundamental to the modern Western canon,...


The Iliad

by Homer

The Iliad is an ancient Greek epic poem in dactylic hexameter, traditionally attributed to Homer. Set during the Trojan War, the ten-year siege of the city of Troy (Ilium) by a coalition of Greek states, it...


Blackout Starlight

by Bruce Bond

Blackout Starlight brings together a selection of poems from nine previously published books, along with a generous assortment of new work. At the heart of this collection are investigations of the role of eros,...


Cavalcanty

by Peter Hughes

The thirteenth-century Tuscan poet Guido Cavalcanti helped to create a new poetry that belonged to the city rather than the court, and through his use of Tuscan vernacular gave an extraordinary intensity and...


Cavalcanty

by Peter Hughes

The thirteenth-century Tuscan poet Guido Cavalcanti helped to create a new poetry that belonged to the city rather than the court, and through his use of Tuscan vernacular gave an extraordinary intensity and...


Songs of the Exile

by David Harrison

An eclectic collection of poems written over the last fifteen years, representing a journey from an early childhood in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, to emerging adulthood in London suburbia, through life...


Selected Poems

by Vona Groarke

Vona Groarke's Shale (1994) announced a richly gifted poet. Selected Poems draws on that first collection and five books since which, between them, have received several awards: two have been Recommendations...


Blaris Moor

by Medbh McGuckian

Medbh McGuckian extended the range of Irish poetry. Her gloriously mysterious work calls to mind the rhapsodic utterances of Emily Dickinson and (though with more sensuality) an older contemporary, John Ashbery....


Oven Lane and Other Poems

by Michael Coady

Oven Lane was a Poetry Ireland Choice when it was published ?rst in 1987. This revised and amplified edition includes poems from the award-winning Two for a Woman, Three for a Man. It offers poems arising from...