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Marvell: Poems
Marvell: Poems
Written by Andrew Marvell
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804152969
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Marvell: Poems

Written by Andrew Marvell


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2014
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The great seventeenth-century metaphysical poet Andrew Marvell was one of the chief wits and satirists of his time as well as a passionate defender of individual liberty. Today, however, he is known chiefly for his brilliant lyric poems, including “The Garden,” “The Definition of Love,” “Bermudas,” “To His Coy Mistress,” and... Read more >
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Poems
Poems
Written by Edna St. Vincent Millay
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780804152952
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Poems

Written by Edna St. Vincent Millay


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2014
Price: $6.99

One of America’s most beloved poets, Edna St. Vincent Millay burst onto the literary scene at a very young age and won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1923. Her passionate lyrics and superbly crafted sonnets have thrilled generations of readers long after the notoriously bohemian lifestyle she led in Greenwich... Read more >
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Robinson: Poems
Robinson: Poems
Written by Edwin Arlington Robinson, Edited by Scott Donaldson
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ISBN: 9780804152945
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Robinson: Poems

Written by Edwin Arlington Robinson
Edited by Scott Donaldson


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2014
Price: $9.99

Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869-1935) a three-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize, was the first of the great American modernist poets."No poet ever understood loneliness and separateness better than Robinson," James Dickey has observed. Robinson's lyric poems illuminate the hearts and minds of the most unlikely subjects—the downtrodden, the bereft, and the... Read more >
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Shelley: Poems
Shelley: Poems
Written by Percy Bysshe Shelley
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ISBN: 9780375712623
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Shelley: Poems

Written by Percy Bysshe Shelley


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2014
Price: $9.99

Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822) was perhaps the most intellectually adventurous of the great Romantic poets.  A classicist, a headlong visionary, a social radical, and a poet of serene artistry with a lyric touch second to none, Shelley personified the richly various—and contradictory—energies of his time. This compact yet comprehensive collection showcases... Read more >
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Whitman: Poems
Whitman: Poems
Written by Walt Whitman
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ISBN: 9780307806710
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Whitman: Poems

Written by Walt Whitman


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2014
Price: $9.99

The Everyman's Library Pocket Poets hardcover series is popular for its compact size and reasonable price which does not compromise content. Poems: Whitman contains forty-two of the American master's poems, including "Crossing Brooklyn Ferry," "Song of Myself," "I Hear America Singing," "Halcyon Days," and an index of first lines. Read more >
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Jimmy's Blues and Other Poems
Jimmy's Blues and Other Poems
Written by James Baldwin, Introduction by Nikky Finney
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807084861
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Jimmy's Blues and Other Poems

Written by James Baldwin
Introduction by Nikky Finney


Format: Trade Paperback, 120 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $16.00

All of the published poetry of James Baldwin, including six significant poems previously only available in a limited edition
 
During his lifetime (1924–1987), James Baldwin authored seven novels, as well as several plays and essay collections, which were published to wide-spread praise. These books, among them Notes of a Native Son,... Read more >
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Jimmy's Blues and Other Poems

Written by James Baldwin
Introduction by Nikky Finney


Format: eBook, 120 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $16.00

All of the published poetry of James Baldwin, including six significant poems previously only available in a limited edition
 
During his lifetime (1924–1987), James Baldwin authored seven novels, as well as several plays and essay collections, which were published to wide-spread praise. These books, among them Notes of a Native Son,... Read more >
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Listening
Listening
Written by Margaret Avison
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551994215
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Listening
The Last Poems of Margaret Avison
Written by Margaret Avison


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $13.99

A Globe and Mail Best Book of the Year


Margaret Avison was widely acknowledged as one of Canada’s foremost poets. Taut, sublime, subtle, and crystalline, the poems in her brilliant new collection, published posthumously, showcase Avison at her best, and constitute the final chapter in an extraordinary artistic legacy that spanned more... Read more >
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Whetstone
Whetstone
Written by Lorna Crozier
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551996554
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Whetstone

Written by Lorna Crozier


Format: eBook, 88 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $9.99

National-award-winning poet Lorna Crozier’s new collection of poems are peopled by the seasons and their elements, her beloved prairies, sorrow, joy, and the dead. Central to their themes are revisitations of family and marriage, and the land-death that is drought. Universal, deeply moving, crowded with breathtaking imagery, these are darkly resonant... Read more >
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Complicity
Complicity
Written by Adam Sol
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ISBN: 9780771079283
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Complicity

Written by Adam Sol


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $14.99

A dazzling and exhilarating new collection of poetry from an award-winning Canadian poet. For fans of Ken Babstock, A.F. Moritz, and Karen Solie.
     Award-winning poet Adam Sol's fourth collection is a meditation on complicity. By turns intimate and lyrical, experimental and outlandish, the collection focuses us on how we cannot escape... Read more >
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Complicity
Complicity
Written by Adam Sol
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ISBN: 9780771079276
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Complicity

Written by Adam Sol


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $18.95

A dazzling and exhilarating new collection of poetry from an award-winning Canadian poet. For fans of Ken Babstock, A.F. Moritz, and Karen Solie.
     Award-winning poet Adam Sol's fourth collection is a meditation on complicity. By turns intimate and lyrical, experimental and outlandish, the collection focuses us on how we cannot escape... Read more >
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Plundered Hearts
Plundered Hearts
Written by J.D. McClatchy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385351515
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Plundered Hearts
New and Selected Poems
Written by J.D. McClatchy


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $28.95

At last, a definitive selection of the elegant work by a poet at the forefront of American poetry for more than three decades.

With his first several books, J. D. McClatchy established himself as a poet of urbanity, intellect, and prismatic emotion, in the tradition of James Merrill, W. H. Auden... Read more >
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Plundered Hearts
Plundered Hearts
Written by J.D. McClatchy
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ISBN: 9780385351522
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Plundered Hearts
New and Selected Poems
Written by J.D. McClatchy


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $14.99

At last, a definitive selection of the elegant work by a poet at the forefront of American poetry for more than three decades.

With his first several books, J. D. McClatchy established himself as a poet of urbanity, intellect, and prismatic emotion, in the tradition of James Merrill, W. H. Auden... Read more >
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Poems
Poems
Written by C.P. Cavafy, Edited by Daniel Mendelsohn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375712425
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Poems

Written by C.P. Cavafy
Edited by Daniel Mendelsohn


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $14.95

The Alexandrian Greek poet Constantine Cavafy (1863–1933) is a towering figure of twentieth-century literature. No modern poet brought so vividly to life the history and culture of Mediterranean antiquity; no writer dared break, with such taut energy, the taboos of his time surrounding homoerotic desire.

In this edition, award-winning  translator and... Read more >
Red Doc>
Red Doc>
Written by Anne Carson
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ISBN: 9780307950673
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Red Doc>

Written by Anne Carson


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
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**New York Magazine's Top 10 Books of 2013**
**GoodReads Reader’s Choice Award Winner**

Some years ago I wrote a book about a boy named Geryon who was red and had wings and fell in love with Herakles. Recently I began to wonder what happened to them in later life. Red Doc> continues their...

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Bicentennial
Bicentennial
Written by Dan Chiasson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385349819
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Bicentennial
Poems
Written by Dan Chiasson


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $26.95

From the acclaimed poet—a refreshing, singular collection of poems about boys and boyhood, historical cycles and personal history, memory and meaning.
 
Bicentennial summons the world of Chiasson’s seventies childhood in Vermont: early VCRs, snow, erections, pizza, snowmobiles, high-school cliques, and the Bicentennial celebration,  but his book is also an elegy... Read more >
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Bicentennial
Bicentennial
Written by Dan Chiasson
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ISBN: 9780385349826
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Bicentennial
Poems
Written by Dan Chiasson


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $13.99

From the acclaimed poet—a refreshing, singular collection of poems about boys and boyhood, historical cycles and personal history, memory and meaning.
 
Bicentennial summons the world of Chiasson’s seventies childhood in Vermont: early VCRs, snow, erections, pizza, snowmobiles, high-school cliques, and the Bicentennial celebration,  but his book is also an elegy... Read more >
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Book of Hours
Book of Hours
Written by Kevin Young
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307272249
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Book of Hours
Poems
Written by Kevin Young


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $26.95

A decade after the sudden and tragic loss of his father, we witness the unfolding of grief. “In the night I brush / my teeth with a razor,” he tells us, in one of the collection’s piercing two-line poems. Capturing the strange silence of bereavement (“Not the storm / but the... Read more >
The Sea at Truro
The Sea at Truro
Written by Nancy Willard
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ISBN: 9780375712241
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The Sea at Truro

Written by Nancy Willard


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $16.00

From the acclaimed poet of In the Salt Marsh comes a dazzling collection about the magic hiding in the ordinary days of our past and present. Willard turns a keen eye on the natural world that witnesses these revelations, and the myriad, often surprising ways in which it intersects with our...

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Joyce: Poems and a Play
Joyce: Poems and a Play
Written by James Joyce
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375712333
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Joyce: Poems and a Play

Written by James Joyce


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $13.50

This selection of the major poems James Joyce published in his lifetime is accompanied by his only surviving play, Exiles.

Joyce is most celebrated for his remarkable novel Ulysses, and yet he was also a highly accomplished poet. Chamber Music is his debut collection of lyrical love poems, which he... Read more >
Pierre Reverdy

Written by Pierre Reverdy
Edited by Mary Ann Caws
Translated by John Ashbery, Kenneth Rexroth and Lydia Davis


Format: eBook, 184 pages
On Sale: February 5, 2014
Price: $12.95

The great Pierre Reverdy, comrade to Picasso and Braque, peer and contemporary of Wallace Stevens and William Carlos Williams, is among the most mysteriously satisfying of twentieth-century poets, his poems an uncanny mixture of the simple and the sublime. Reverdy’s poetry has exerted a special attraction on American poets, from Kenneth... Read more >
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The Interior Landscape: Classical Tamil Love Poems
The Interior Landscape: Classical Tamil Love Poems
Edited by A. K. Ramanujan, Translated by A. K. Ramanujan
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ISBN: 9781590176788
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The Interior Landscape: Classical Tamil Love Poems

Edited by A. K. Ramanujan
Translated by A. K. Ramanujan


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $12.95

In The Interior Landscape the great Indian poet and translator A.K. Ramanujan has drawn on a celebrated anthology of classical Tamil poetry to compose an unforgettable sequence of love poems. The story unfolds in  a series of dramatic exchanges between a shifting array of characters—the lovers, relatives, friends, rivals, and sundry... Read more >
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The Interior Landscape: Classical Tamil Love Poems

Edited by A. K. Ramanujan
Translated by A. K. Ramanujan


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $12.95

In The Interior Landscape the great Indian poet and translator A.K. Ramanujan has drawn on a celebrated anthology of classical Tamil poetry to compose an unforgettable sequence of love poems. The story unfolds in  a series of dramatic exchanges between a shifting array of characters—the lovers, relatives, friends, rivals, and sundry... Read more >
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Springing
Springing
Written by Marie Ponsot
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307547415
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Springing
New and Selected Poems
Written by Marie Ponsot


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2013
Price: $13.99

From the award-winning author of The Bird Catcher, this life-spanning volume offers the delight of both discovery and re-discovery, as Ponsot tends the unruly garden of her mind with her customary care and passion. The book opens with a group of new poems, including “What Would You Like to Be When... Read more >
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Wild Gratitude
Wild Gratitude
Written by Edward Hirsch
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307761989
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Wild Gratitude

Written by Edward Hirsch


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: December 11, 2013
Price: $14.99

An excerpt from the poem, Wild Gratitude: 

"Tonight when I knelt down next to our cat, Zooey,
And put my fingers into her clean cat's mouth,
And rubbed her swollen belly that will never know kittens,
And watched her wriggle onto her side, pawing the air,
And listened to her solemn little...

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