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Miracles & Extraordinary Blessings

by Lynn C Johnston

Miracles & Extraordinary Blessings is an inspirational collection of short stories and poems commemorating our gratitude for those who have blessed us in this world and answered our prayers in the next. These...


Second Childhood

by Fanny Howe

The new poetry collection by Fanny Howe, whose "body of work seems larger, stranger, and more permanent with each new book she publishes" (Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize citation)

People want to be poets for reasons...


The Deleted World

by Tomas Transtromer & Robin Robertson

A short selection of haunting, meditative poems from the winner of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Literature

Tomas Tranströmer can be clearly recognized not just as Sweden's most important poet, but as a writer of...


Ashes for Breakfast

by Durs Grünbein & Michael Hofmann

The first English translation of Germany's leading contemporary poet.

...what is the whole surreal jokeshop

of terrors compared to the

infinitely chance little

tricks of a poem.

--from "MonoLogical Poem #1"

Born in...


There Will Be No More Nonsense

by Lorraine Mariner

Furniture, Lorraine Mariner's debut collection, was shortlisted for both the Forward Prize for Best First Collection and the Seamus Heaney Centre Poetry Prize. Her poetry is sharp, quirky and skilful.

Praise...


You Must Remember This: Poems

by Michael Bazzett

A woozy logic dominates these poems: a heart can become a buzzing hive of bees, a rooster can trigger a series of bombs, a young man can embrace a city bus as his spirit animal. Yet Bazzett slices through his...


Kill or Cure

by Anne Waldman

“Kill Or Cure,” a bold prescriptive for these apocalyptic days, brings together substantial new work as well as the best of Anne Waldman's previously uncollected poetry. It includes credos, manifestos, dreams,...


Voice Over: a nomadic conversation with Mahmoud Darwish

by Breyten Breytenbach

Mahmoud Darwish, the Palestinian poet (1941 - 9 August 2008), was a friend. I was on Gorée Island when I learned of his death during the course of an open-heart intervention in Houston, America. We had been...


Useless Landscape, or A Guide for Boys

National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry 2012

by D. A. Powell

*Winner of the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry*

I have this rearrangement to make:

symbolic death, my backward glance.

The way the past is a kind of future

leaning against the sporty hood....


Selected Poems 1988-2013

by Seamus Heaney

A new edition of the later selected work of a Nobel Prize-winning poet

Often considered to be "the greatest poet of our age" (The Guardian), Seamus Heaney was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1995 "for...


Repast

by D. A. Powell

D. A. Powell's first three groundbreaking books

Published together for the first time, D. A. Powell's landmark trilogy of Tea, Lunch, and Cocktails make up a three-course Divine Comedy for our day. With a new...


36 Exposures: Poems for life, love, people, and places

by Tom Gamble

"Gamble's poetry is humorous, philosophical and honest. His poetry lifts you up, and slams you down with just as much enthusiasm. This is accomplished work." Paul Raine, editor of Poetic Review. This is poetry....


On Malice

by Ken Babstock

A long poem from Griffin-winning Ken Babstock, On Malice is a bad mist, a digitized weather front trying to watch the surveillance from inside it, and to sit vigil at our convalescence as an alien witness.


Manna

by Tolu Bankole

Manna is a poetic pursuit of nourishment; not simply of the kind that fills you physically, but of the kind that nourishes meaning, purpose, hope, and all of those human experiences that make living worth it....


The Collected Poems of William Carlos Williams: 1909-1939 (Vol. 1)

by William Carlos Williams, Christopher MacGowan & A. Walton Litz

Considered by many to be the most characteristically American of our twentieth-century poets, William Carlos Williams "wanted to write a poem / that you would understand / ,,,But you got to try hard—." So...


A Poet's Notebook

by Edith Sitwell

First published in 1943, this is a selection of writings from Dr. Sitwell's private notebooks. It includes essays on prosody, the role of the poet, the nature of poetry, and includes her full length work 'A...


Bath

by Edith Sitwell

First published in 1932, this is the story of eighteenth century Bath, where Beau Nash ruled as uncrowned king for so many years, the fashionable members of English society found a splendid justification for...


Why Speak?: Poems

by Nathaniel Bellows

"A smart and powerful debut."—Library Journal A debut collection, exhibiting exceptional narrative and lyrical gifts, that explores the realms of memory, human emotion, and the natural world.These layered,...


Winter Numbers: Poems

by Marilyn Hacker

Nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award. In her seventh volume Marilyn Hacker confronts life and death at the end of our genocidal century, making another extraordinary contribution to the feminist...


Mothers and Daughters: A Poetry Celebration

by June Cotner

Celebrate the life passages shared only between mothers and daughters in this uniquely moving collection.

 

Mothers and Daughters reveals the full breadth and depth of the mother-daughter bond as only poetry...