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Dear Mr. Longfellow: Letters to and from the Children's Poet

by Sydelle Pearl

If you were attending school in the late-nineteenth century, it's very likely that your teacher would have taught you to memorize lines from "The Village Blacksmith" by renowned poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow....


The Glance: Songs of Soul-Meeting

by Jalaloddin Rumi & Coleman Barks

In 1244, the brilliant poet Rumi and the wandering dervish Shams of Tabriz met and immediately fell into a deep spiritual connection. The Glance taps a major, yet little explored theme in Rumi's poetry-the mystical...


Egyptian Tales and Romances: Pagan, Christian and Muslim: Pagan, Christian and Muslim

by E. A. Wallis Budge

Sir E. A. Wallis Budge (1857-1934) was Keeper of the British Museum's department of oriental antiquities from 1894 until his retirement in 1924. Carrying out many missions to Egypt in search of ancient objects,...


The Complete Poems and Translations

by Christopher Marlowe & Stephen Orgel

The essential lyric works of the great Elizabethan playwright--newly revised and updated

Though best known for his plays--and for courting danger as a homosexual, a spy, and an outspoken atheist--Christopher...


I've Been Collecting This to Tell You

by Lisa Ampleman

"In the old story of love and loss, Lisa Ampleman's I've Been Collecting This to Tell You cuts to the core of the matter with concision and subtlety. Hearts are laid bare, dissected, even grown anew. Masterfully...


Aimless Love: New and Selected Poems

by Billy Collins

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“America’s favorite poet.”—The Wall Street Journal

From the two-term Poet Laureate of the United States Billy Collins comes his first volume of new and selected poems in twelve...


Kipling: Poems

by Rudyard Kipling & Peter Washington

Beloved for his fanciful and engrossing children’s literature, controversial for his enthusiasm for British imperialism, Rudyard Kipling remains one of the most widely read writers of Victorian and modern...


Poems

by Anne Michaels

Prior to her stunning first novel, Fugitive Pieces, Anne Michaels had already won awards and critical acclaim for two books of poetry: The Weight of Oranges (1986), which won the Commonwealth Prize for the Americas,...


Heaven Is Here, Beneath a Tree: A Little Book of Poems and Inspired Visions

by Patricia Cori

This little book of profound images and poems from best-selling author/photographer Patricia Cori reflects her inspiration and vision of life and our world. It is intended as a point of reference for the reader,...


The Story You Tell Yourself

by Heather Kirn Lanier

"Heather Lanier's The Story You Tell Yourself may be a first book, but Lanier's firm intelligence and lyrical artistry make poems that are clearly the confident work of an extraordinarily accomplished, even...


Way More West

by Edward Dorn & Dale Smith

An essential anthology of an innovative American poet Edward Dorn was not only one of America’s finest poets but a rare critical intelligence and commentator. He was a student of Charles Olson, who helped...


The Bee Hut

by Dorothy Porter

Known for her passionate, sensual and edgy poetry, Dorothy Porter was one of Australia's truly original writers. She was twice short-listed for Australia's premier literary award, the Miles Franklin, and her...


Ghost Girl

by Amy Gerstler

Sly and sophisticated, direct, playful, and profound, Amy Gerstler’s new collection highlights her distinctive poetic style. In thirty-seven poems, using a variety of dramatic voices and visual techniques,...


Happy Hour

by Andrew Jamison

?There’s nothing romantic about it, eating alone in an empty diner . . . Happy Hour, Andrew Jamison’s crisp, appealing first collection, includes Hopper-like studies of disappointment (two brothers ‘homesick...


In a Town of Five Thousand People

by Frank McGuinness

?‘Love is my nature and I've paid the price.’ In a Town of Five Thousand People, Frank McGuinness's fifth collection, demonstrates again the ‘energy and intensity’ Peter Denman noted in Poetry Ireland...


Multitudes

by Margaret Christakos

Poems chronicling the contemporary self's fluctuating desire between near-obliterating connectedness and panoptical self-surveillance in the social media age.


A Pretty Sight

by David O'Meara

David O'Meara finds defiance amid decay and oblivion, with guest appearances from Sid Vicious, Socrates, and Sophie Scholl.


O, What a Luxury: Verses Lyrical, Vulgar, Pathetic & Profound

by Garrison Keillor

O What a Luxury: Verses Lyrical, Vulgar, Pathetic & Profound is the first poetry collection written by Garrison Keillor, the celebrated radio host of A Prairie Home Companion. Although he has edited several...


The Roman Poetry of Love: Elegy and Politics in a Time of Revolution

by Efrossini Spentzou

The Roman Poetry of Love explores the formation of a key literary genre in a troubled historical and political setting. The short-lived genre of Latin love elegy produced spectacular, multi-faceted and often...


Stay, Illusion: Poems

by Lucie Brock-Broido

National Book Award Finalist

Stay, Illusion, the much-anticipated volume of poems by Lucie Brock-Broido, illuminates the broken but beautiful world she inhabits. Her poems are lit with magic and stark with truth:...