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Bluets By Maggie Nelson Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781933517407
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Published: Wave Books - October 1st, 2009

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Dog Songs: Poems By Mary Oliver Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143125839
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Published: Penguin Books - September 29th, 2015

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Devotions: The Selected Poems of Mary Oliver By Mary Oliver Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780399563263
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Published: Penguin Books - November 10th, 2020

This book is like a holy text for me. I am constantly astounded by Oliver's ability to capture my own wonder at the natural world in her simple, yet powerful language. She's widely beloved for a reason. ~Kristin


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Life on Mars: Poems By Tracy K. Smith Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555975845
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Published: Graywolf Press - May 10th, 2011

Sharp, intimate, strangely beautiful...and oh, what a range! Smith muses on space, pop culture, politics, and her recently-departed father, moving effortlessly from bright-eyed wonderment to hushed confessional. Just stunning. --Todd


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The Lost Spells By Robert MacFarlane, Jackie Morris Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781487007799
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Published: Anansi International - October 27th, 2020

A  whimsical book of animal poems with lush illustrations, sure to delight! --Marilyn


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Love Poems By Pablo Neruda, Donald D. Walsh (Translated by) Cover Image
By Pablo Neruda, Donald D. Walsh (Translated by)
$11.95
ISBN: 9780811217293
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Published: New Directions - January 17th, 2008

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Paroles: Selected Poems (City Lights Pocket Poets) By Jacques Prévert, Lawrence Ferlinghetti (Translator) Cover Image
$11.95
ISBN: 9780872860421
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Published: City Lights Books - January 1st, 2001

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Lunch Poems (City Lights Pocket Poets) By Frank O'Hara Cover Image
$8.95
ISBN: 9780872860353
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Published: City Lights Books -

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Love Poems for Married People By John Kenney Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780525540007
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - December 31st, 2018

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Bright Dead Things: Poems By Ada Limón Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781571314710
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Published: Milkweed Editions - September 15th, 2015

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What the Living Do: Poems By Marie Howe Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393318869
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 17th, 1999

Poetry which isn't just read, but experienced-- Howe's elegies and tributes are raw, unfiltered transmissions from the most vulnerable corners of the human heart. An incredible testament to the capacity of grief to educate and transform. --Todd


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Don't Call Us Dead: Poems By Danez Smith Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555977856
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Published: Graywolf Press - September 5th, 2017

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The Rain in Portugal: Poems By Billy Collins Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780812982688
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - October 17th, 2017

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The Road Not Taken and Other Poems: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) By Robert Frost, David Orr (Editor), David Orr (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Robert Frost, David Orr (Editor), David Orr (Introduction by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143107392
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Published: Penguin Classics - August 18th, 2015

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Song (American Poets Continuum #30) By Brigit Pegeen Kelly Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781880238134
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Published: BOA Editions - January 1st, 1994

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Cenzontle (A. Poulin #40) By Marcelo Hernandez Castillo, Brenda Shaughnessy (Foreword by) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781942683537
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Published: BOA Editions - April 10th, 2018

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The Woman Who Fell from the Sky: Poems By Joy Harjo Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780393313628
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 17th, 1996

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Flyover Country: Poems By Austin Smith Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780691181578
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Published: Princeton University Press - October 2nd, 2018

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The Book of Dog Poems By Ana Sampson (Editor), Sarah Maycock (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ana Sampson (Editor), Sarah Maycock (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781786279439
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Published: Laurence King Publishing - September 7th, 2021

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Ledger: Poems By Jane Hirshfield Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781524711719
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Published: Knopf - September 7th, 2021

Jane Hirshfield has been a favorite of mine for ages – you can trust her as a guide across the razor’s edge of being: porous, courageous, true. It’s a wobbly, uncertain world that she tracks, charting ecological devastation and loss as well as the consolations of beauty and felt being. 

Her poetry of wakefulness feels especially urgent in these times.  –Jasmine


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Citizen Illegal By José Olivarez Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781608469543
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Published: Haymarket Books - September 4th, 2018

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Water I Won't Touch By Kayleb Rae Candrilli Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781556596179
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - April 20th, 2021

Crystal clear and perfect as a cold pool, these poems strike the heart of boundless queer love. As far as time stretches back we will continue forward. --Harry


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Maps By John Freeman Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781556595233
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - October 17th, 2017

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The Waste Land and Other Poems (Vintage Classics) By T. S. Eliot Cover Image
$10.00
ISBN: 9780593313343
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Published: Vintage - May 11th, 2021

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Lima:: Limón By Natalie Scenters-Zapico Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781556595318
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - May 14th, 2019

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Garden Time By W. S. Merwin Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781556595943
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - April 7th, 2020

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Gold By Rumi, Haleh Liza Gafori (Translated by), Haleh Liza Gafori (Editor) Cover Image
By Rumi, Haleh Liza Gafori (Translated by), Haleh Liza Gafori (Editor)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781681375335
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Published: NYRB Classics - March 8th, 2022

These new translations of Rumi are exactly what I (and you?) have been waiting for – clear, piercing, and alive. If a translator trades in a kind of linguistic currency, then Gafori’s offerings are as valuable as gold, and we are so much richer having received them. Of course the original treasure is the mystic himself: 

“Let oneness draw you closer and draw you in. There you are a gold mine, not just a nugget of gold.”     –Jasmine


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Runaway: New Poems By Jorie Graham Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063036710
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Published: Ecco - August 3rd, 2021

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Dispatch: Poems By Cameron Awkward-Rich Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780892555031
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Published: Persea - December 10th, 2019

This book contains my most-cherished most-read most-carried-in-my-pocket poem. Pg. 22! --Harry


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F*ck You Haiku: Little Breakup Poems to Help You Vent, Heal, and Move On By Kristina Grish Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781982157975
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Published: S&S/Simon Element - January 26th, 2021

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Artaud Anthology By Antonin Artaud, Jack Hirschman (Translator) Cover Image
By Antonin Artaud, Jack Hirschman (Translator)
$15.95
ISBN: 9780872860001
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Published: City Lights Books - January 1st, 2001

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Lunch Poems (City Lights Pocket Poets #19) By Frank O'Hara, John Ashbery (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Frank O'Hara, John Ashbery (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9780872866171
Published: City Lights Books - July 15th, 2014