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Grace

by Esther Morgan

Shortlisted for the 2011 TS Eliot Prize Poetry Book Society Recommendation What happens if, when the angel arrives with his message, no one’s at home? In poems of lyric concentration, Grace examines our need...


City Psalms

by Benjamin Zephaniah

Benjamin Zephaniah is an oral poet, novelist, playwright, children's writer and reggae artist. Born in 1958 in Birmingham, he grew up in Jamaica and in Handsworth, where he was sent to an approved  school for...


Absolute Trust in the Goodness of the Earth: New Poems

by Alice Walker

In this exquisite book, Alice Walker’s first new collection of poetry since 1991, are poems that reaffirm her as “one of the best American writers of today” (The Washington Post). The forces of nature...


Leaving Yuba City: Poems

by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Like Divakaruni's much-loved and bestselling short story collection Arranged Marriage, this collection of poetry deals with India and the Indian experience in America, from the adventures of going to a convent...


Burns: Poems

by Robert Burns & Gerard Carruthers

The most essential of the immortal poems and songs of Scotland's beloved national bard are collected in this volume. With the publication of his first book of poems in 1786, Robert Burns—the twenty-seven-year-old...


How to Heal the Hurt by Hating

by Anita Liberty

"I wish we were back together for just one night . . .

so I could push you out of my loftbed while you were sleeping."

Satirical and sharp, downtown New York City performance artist Anita Liberty reinvents self-help...


The Drunken Driver Has the Right of Way: Poems

by Ethan Coen

From the fabulously creative filmmaker who wrote and produced movies such as Fargo, Barton Fink, and Blood Simple, this is a provocative, revealing, and often hilarious collection of poems that offers insight...


On the Great Atlantic Rainway: Selected Poems 1950-1988

by Kenneth Koch

On the Great Atlantic Railway is Kenneth's Koch's inspired collection of 32 years of work. Koch, David Lehman said in The American Poetry Review, is "a masterly innovator . . . who has used his extravagant powers...


On the Edge: Collected Long Poems

by Kenneth Koch

In paperback for the first time: Kenneth Koch’s six masterly, groundbreaking longer poems, which contain some of the poet’s most original work, full of exclamation and exaggeration but graced as well with...


New Addresses

by Kenneth Koch

Kenneth Koch, who has already considerably "stretched our ideas of what it is possible to do in poetry" (David Lehman), here takes on the classic poetic device of apostrophe, or direct address. His use of it...


The Collected Poems of Kenneth Koch

by Kenneth Koch

Kenneth Koch has been called “one of our greatest poets” by John Ashbery, and “a national treasure” in the 2000 National Book Award Finalist Citation.

Now, for the first time, all of the poems in his...


Sun Out: Selected Poems 1952-1954

by Kenneth Koch

Mr. Koch’s poems have a natural voice, they are quick, alert, instinctive . . . He has vivacity and go, originality of perception and intoxication with life. Most important of all, he is not dull.” --Frank...


A Possible World

by Kenneth Koch

"For the last thirty years or more, Kenneth Koch has been writing the most exuberant poems in America. In an arena where such good spirits are rare, he has become a national treasure. In his book of personal...


Paradiso

by Dante & Robert Hollander

With his journeys through Hell and Purgatory complete, Dante is at last led by his beloved Beatrice to Paradise. Where his experiences in the Inferno and Purgatorio were arduous and harrowing, this is a journey...


Netted Rainbows: A Collection of Poetry 2005-2009

by Kevin Munro

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In 2005, after 20 years of working for an Australian State Government Schools Teaching Service, author Kevin Munro suffered a severe bipolar nervous breakdown. To keep up his literary skills, he began...


Musing

by Jonathan Locke Hart

Musing is a book of sonnets. Working within the framework of a classic poetic form, Jonathan Locke Hart embarks on an extended meditation on our rootedness in landscape and in the past. As sonnets, the poems...


Apples from Shinar

by Hyam Plutzik & David Scott Scott Kastan

A special centenary edition of this American poet’s critically acclaimed collection


Purgatorio

by Dante, Robert Hollander & Jean Hollander

Now I shall sing the second kingdom,

there where the soul of man is cleansed,

made worthy to ascend to heaven.

In the second book of Dante’s epic poem The Divine Comedy, Dante has left hell and begins the ascent...


Tennyson: Poems

by Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Alfred, Lord Tennyson was a more complex writer than his status as Queen Victoria’s favorite poet might suggest. Though capable of rendering rapture and delight in the most exquisite verse, in another mode...


Milton: Poems: Pocket Poets

by John Milton

The Everyman's Library Pocket Poets hardcover series is popular for its compact size and reasonable price which does not compromise content. Poems: Milton contains selections from Milton's work, including sonnets,...