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Station Island

by Seamus Heaney

The title poem of this collection, set on an Irish island, tells of a pilgrim on an inner journey that leads him back into the world that formed him, and then forward to face the crises of the present. Writing...


The Spirit Level

by Seamus Heaney

In The Spirit Level, as ever with Seamus Heaney, personal memory and humble domestic objects -- a whitewash brush, a sofa, a swing -- are endowed with talismanic significance, and throughout the collection he...


Selected Poems, 1966-1987

by Seamus Heaney

"Between my fingers and my thumb

The squat pen rests.

I'll dig with it."

Selected Poems 1966-1987 assembles the groundbreaking work of the first half of Seamus Heaney's extraordinary career. This edition, arranged...


Seeing Things

by Seamus Heaney

Seeing Things (1991), as Edward Hirsch wrote in The New York Times Book Review, "is a book of thresholds and crossings, of losses balanced by marvels, of casting and gathering and the hushed, contrary air between...


Poems, 1965-1975

by Seamus Heaney

Poems, 1965-1975 gathers nearly all of the poems from Seamus Heaney's first four collections: Death of a Naturalist (1966), Door into the Dark (1969), Wintering Out (1972), and North (1975).


Opened Ground

by Seamus Heaney

As selected by the author, Opened Ground includes the essential work from Heaney's twelve previous books of poetry, as well as new sequences drawn from two of his landmark translations, The Cure at Troy and...


Human Chain

by Seamus Heaney

A Boston Globe Best Poetry Book of 2011

Winner of the 2011 Griffin Poetry Prize

Winner of the 2011 Poetry Now Award

Seamus Heaney's new collection elicits continuities and solidarities, between husband and wife,...


The Haw Lantern

by Seamus Heaney

This collection of thirty-one poems is Seamus Heaney's first since Station Island. The Haw Lantern is a magnificent book that further extends the range of a poet who has always put his trust in the possibilities...


Field Work

by Seamus Heaney

Field Work is the record of four years during which Seamus Heaney left the violence of Belfast to settle in a country cottage with his family in Glanmore, County Wicklow. Heeding "an early warning system to...


Electric Light

by Seamus Heaney

A powerful new collection by the bestselling translator of Beowulf.

In the finland of perch, the fenland of alder, on air

That is water, on carpets of Bann stream, on hold

In the everything flows and steady go...


District and Circle

T. S. Eliot Prize 2006

by Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney's new collection starts "In an age of bare hands and cast iron" and ends as "The automatic lock / clunks shut" in the eerie new conditions of a menaced twenty-first century. In their haunted, almost...


Diary of One Who Vanished

by Leos Janacek, Ozef Kalda & Seamus Heaney

A Cycle of Love Songs Translated by the Nobel Laureate

"Dappled woodland light,

Spring well chill and bright,

Eyes like stars at night,

Open knees so white.

Four things death itself won't cover,

Unforgettable forever."...


Autobiographies: The Collected Works of W.B. Yeats, Volume III

by William Butler Yeats, William O'donnell & Douglas Archibald

The Collected Works of W. B. Yeats, Volume III: Autobiographies is part of the fourteen-volume series overseen by eminent Yeats scholars Richard J. Finnerah and George Mills Harper. The series includes virtually...


Small, Sweet, Bitter

by Duncan Campbell

What really goes through the minds of pastry chefs? Are they like kitchen chefs? Are they of the same temperament? Do they get the same recognition? Highly experienced pastry chef Duncan Campbell invites you...


Incarnadine

National Book Award for Poetry 2013

by Mary Szybist

Winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Poetry

* A Publishers Weekly Top Five Poetry Book of 2013 *

* Amazon's Best Book of the Year in Poetry 2013 *

* A Kansas City Star Top Book of the Year *

In Incarnadine...


Sleepwalking with Mayakovsky

by Robert Brown

Sleepwalking with Mayakovsky is a collection of poems that explores the relationship between chaos and order."Robert Brown extends a tradition that unites reasons and passion, form and wit, history and memory. ...


Penned In: A collection of Literary creations from both sides of the fence

by Andrea P L Winterbottom, I.M. GreNada & Peter Williams

"Penned In" is a literary jewel with poems and stories from voices on both sides of the fence. Creative writing teachers, volunteer teachers and inmates at a medium-security Fraser Valley correctional institute...


Winter Poems Along the Rio Grande

by Jimmy Santiago Baca

New poetry by the Champion of the International Poetry Slam and winner of the Before Columbus American Book Award, the International Hispanic Heritage Award, the Pushcart Prize, and the prestigious new International...


Spring Poems Along the Rio Grande

by Jimmy Santiago Baca

In Spring Poems Along the Rio Grande, Jimmy Santiago Baca continues his daily pilgrimage through the meadows, riverbanks, and bosques of the Rio Grande where winter dies, spring explodes, and inextricable links...


The Daily Mirror

by David Lehman

Following in the footsteps of such poets as Emily Dickinson, William Stafford, and Frank O'Hara, David Lehman began writing a poem a day in 1996 and found the experience so rewarding that he continued for the...