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Like the Singing Coming off the Drums
Love Poems
Written by Sonia Sanchez


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $16.00

Like the Singing Coming off the Drums is a dazzling exploration of the intimate and public landscapes of passion from one of our master poets. In haiku, tanka, and sensual blues, Sonia Sanchez writes of the many forms love takes: burning, dreamy, disappointed, vulnerable. With words that revel and reveal, she... Read more >
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Villanelles
Villanelles
Edited by Annie Finch and Marie-Elizabeth Mali
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307957863
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Villanelles

Edited by Annie Finch and Marie-Elizabeth Mali


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2012
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The first of its kind--a comprehensive collection of the best of the villanelle, a delightful poetic form whose popularity ranks only behind that of the sonnet and the haiku.
 
With its intricate rhyme scheme and dance-like pattern of repeating lines, its marriage of recurrence and surprise, the villanelle is a... Read more >
Ten Poems to Say Goodbye
Ten Poems to Say Goodbye
Written by Roger Housden
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ISBN: 9780307886019
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Ten Poems to Say Goodbye

Written by Roger Housden


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: February 21, 2012
Price: $11.99

In Ten Poems to Say Goodbye, the newest addition to the celebrated Ten Poems series, Roger Housden continues to highlight the magic of poetry, this time as it relates to personal loss. But while the selected poems in this volume may focus upon loss and grief, they also reflect solace, respite... Read more >
Fifteen Poems
Fifteen Poems
Written by Leonard Cohen
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ISBN: 9780307961686
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Fifteen Poems

Written by Leonard Cohen


Format: eBook, 40 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
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This selection of poems by Leonard Cohen, one of the most acclaimed singer-songwriters in the world, is accompanied by twenty-four of his striking and provocative drawings.

Cohen first made his name as a poet more than half a century ago and since then his achievements in poetry and music have made him... Read more >
The Darkness and the Light
The Darkness and the Light
Written by Anthony Hecht
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ISBN: 9780307483591
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The Darkness and the Light
Poems
Written by Anthony Hecht


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2012
Price: $11.99

The poetry of Anthony Hecht has been praised by Harold Bloom and Ted Hughes, among others, for its sure control of difficult material and its unique music and visual precision. This new volume is the fruit of a mellowing maturity that carries with it a smoky bitterness, a flavor of ancient... Read more >
Poems That Touch the Heart
Poems That Touch the Heart
Written by A.L. Alexander
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ISBN: 9780307489623
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Poems That Touch the Heart

Written by A.L. Alexander


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2012
Price: $14.99

With over 650,000 copies in print, Poems That Touch The Heart is America's most popular collection of inspirational verse.


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Sleeping on the Wing
Sleeping on the Wing
Written by Kenneth Koch and Kate Farrell
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ISBN: 9780307764911
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Sleeping on the Wing
An Anthology of Modern Poetry with Essays on Reading and Writing
Written by Kenneth Koch and Kate Farrell


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2012
Price: $11.99

This book is specifically for high school students, though it is useful to college students and anyone interested in the art and craft of poetry. Koch and Farrell, experienced teachers as well as poets, write about poetry in such a way that students will find it accessible and interesting. The book... Read more >
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The Vintage Book of African American Poetry
The Vintage Book of African American Poetry
Edited by Michael S. Harper and Anthony Walton
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307765130
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The Vintage Book of African American Poetry

Edited by Michael S. Harper and Anthony Walton


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2012
Price: $14.99

In The Vintage Book of African American Poetry, editors Michael S. Harper and Anthony Walton present the definitive collection of black verse in the United States--200 years of vision, struggle, power, beauty, and triumph from 52 outstanding poets.

From the neoclassical stylings of slave-born Phillis Wheatley to the wistful lyricism of Paul... Read more >
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Intro to Haiku
Intro to Haiku
Written by Harold Gould Henderson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307792235
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Intro to Haiku
An Anthology of Poems and Poets from Basho to Shiki
Written by Harold Gould Henderson


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: January 25, 2012
Price: $11.99

Harold G. Henderson was, from 1927 to 1929, the Assistant to the Curator of Far Eastern Art at the Metropolitan Musuem of Art. In 1930 he went to Japan, where he lived the following three years. On his return to this country he joined the faculty at Columbia University, where he... Read more >
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If There is Something to Desire
If There is Something to Desire
Written by Vera Pavlova, Translated by Steven Seymour
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ISBN: 9780307957580
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If There is Something to Desire
One Hundred Poems
Written by Vera Pavlova
Translated by Steven Seymour


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $13.99

I broke your heart. / Now barefoot I tread / on shards.

Such is the elegant simplicity—a whole poem in ten words, vibrating with image and emotion—of the best-selling Russian poet Vera Pavlova. The one hundred poems in this book, her first full-length volume in English, all have the same salty immediacy... Read more >
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If There is Something to Desire
If There is Something to Desire
Written by Vera Pavlova, Translated by Steven Seymour
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ISBN: 9780375711893
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If There is Something to Desire
One Hundred Poems
Written by Vera Pavlova
Translated by Steven Seymour


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $18.00

Now in paperback, the widely acclaimed collection of one hundred poems of extraordinarily elegant simplicity by one of the best-selling poets in Russia, whose presence on the American poetry scene is increasingly strong.
 
Pavlova writes about love (both sexual love and the love that reaches beyond sex); about motherhood; about... Read more >
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The Book of Celtic Verse
A Treasury of Poetry, Dreams & Visions
Written by John Matthews


Format: eBook, 244 pages
On Sale: January 1, 2012
Price: $8.99

An inspirational collection of Celtic Poetry compiled by the leading authority on the Celtic tradition. Read more >
The Collected Poems of Theodore Roethke
The Collected Poems of Theodore Roethke
Written by Theodore Roethke
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307760470
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The Collected Poems of Theodore Roethke

Written by Theodore Roethke


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: December 14, 2011
Price: $11.99

This paperback edition contains the complete text of Roethke's seven published volumes plus sixteen previously uncollected poems. Included are his Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winners The Walking, Words for the Wind, and The Far Field.


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The Marble Faun and A Green Bough
The Marble Faun and A Green Bough
Written by William Faulkner
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ISBN: 9780307873804
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The Marble Faun and A Green Bough

Written by William Faulkner


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: December 14, 2011
Price: $9.99

A collection of poetry by the literary great William Faulkner. Read more >
After Nature
After Nature
Written by W.G. Sebald
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307813657
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After Nature

Written by W.G. Sebald


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: December 7, 2011
Price: $11.99

After Nature, W. G. Sebald’s first literary work, now translated into English by Michael Hamburger, explores the lives of three men connected by their restless questioning of humankind’s place in the natural world. From the efforts of each, “an order arises, in places beautiful and comforting, though more cruel, too, than... Read more >
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Poems
Poems
Written by Cyprian Norwid, Translated by Danuta Borchardt
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ISBN: 9781935744078
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Poems

Written by Cyprian Norwid
Translated by Danuta Borchardt


Format: Trade Paperback, 140 pages
On Sale: December 2, 2011
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Considered a "Christian Socrates" by one critic and a "hieroglyph stylist" by another, Cyprian Norwid was more unanimously recognized, however, as one of the most vital figures in Polish letters whose verse is as idiosyncratic as it is profound. Traveling against the currents of the philosophy of his day, Norwid was... Read more >
The Colors of Desire
The Colors of Desire
Written by David Mura
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ISBN: 9780307788023
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The Colors of Desire
Poems
Written by David Mura


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: November 30, 2011
Price: $11.99

A collection of poems by the author of Turning Japanese, exploring race and sexuality, history and identity, through the lens of desire. Read more >
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God Breaketh Not All Men's Hearts Alike
God Breaketh Not All Men's Hearts Alike
Written by Stanley Moss
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ISBN: 9781609803452
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God Breaketh Not All Men's Hearts Alike
New & Later Collected Poems
Written by Stanley Moss


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
On Sale: November 29, 2011
Price: $32.00

With nearly seventy-five new poems and over two hundred selected from his previous books, God Breaketh Not All Men’s Hearts Alike is the book of a lifetime in poetry, one that will lead to the author being recognized as among American’s best living poets. A work of intense illumination, these poems... Read more >
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God Breaketh Not All Men's Hearts Alike
New & Later Collected Poems
Written by Stanley Moss


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 29, 2011
Price: $32.00

With nearly seventy-five new poems and over two hundred selected from his previous books, God Breaketh Not All Men’s Hearts Alike is the book of a lifetime in poetry, one that will lead to the author being recognized as among American’s best living poets. A work of intense illumination, these poems... Read more >
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The Colossus
The Colossus
Written by Sylvia Plath
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ISBN: 9780307808820
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The Colossus
and Other Poems
Written by Sylvia Plath


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 23, 2011
Price: $9.99

With this startling, exhilarating book of poems, which was first published in 1960, Sylvia Plath burst into literature with spectacular force. In such classics as "The Beekeeper's Daughter," "The Disquieting Muses," "I Want, I Want," and "Full Fathom Five," she writes about sows and skeletons, fathers and suicides, about the noisy... Read more >
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Darwin
Darwin
Written by Ruth Padel
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ISBN: 9780307959522
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Darwin
A Life in Poems
Written by Ruth Padel


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: November 23, 2011
Price: $13.99

This remarkable book brings us an intimate and moving interpretation of the life and work of Charles Darwin, by Ruth Padel, an acclaimed British poet and a direct descendant of the famous scientist.

Charles Darwin, born in 1809, lost his mother at the age of eight, repressed all memory of her, and... Read more >
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The Rumi Daybook
The Rumi Daybook
Edited by Kabir Helminski and Camille Helminski
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ISBN: 9781590308943
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The Rumi Daybook

Edited by Kabir Helminski and Camille Helminski


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $18.95

"My heart wandered through the world
constantly seeking after my cure,
but the sweet and delicious water of life
had to break through the granite of my heart." 


When the words of Rumi enter your heart, something softens, breaks, and is subtly reborn. That he wrote the words seven hundred years... Read more >
Epigrams
Epigrams
Written by Martial, Translated by James Michie, Introduction by Shadi Bartsch
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ISBN: 9780307803139
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Epigrams

Written by Martial
Translated by James Michie
Introduction by Shadi Bartsch


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: October 26, 2011
Price: $2.99

Martial, the father of the epigram, was one of the brilliant provincial poets who made their literary mark on first-century Rome. His Epigrams can be affectionate or cruel, elegiac or playful; they target every element of Roman society, from slaves to schoolmasters to, above all, the aristocratic elite. With wit and... Read more >
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The Panther and the Lash
The Panther and the Lash
Written by Langston Hughes
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ISBN: 9780307949394
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The Panther and the Lash

Written by Langston Hughes


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 26, 2011
Price: $9.99

I am the American heartbreak—
The rock on which Freedom
Stumped its toe—
The great mistake
That Jamestown made
Long ago.
— Langston Hughes, “American Heartbreak”
 
From the publication of his first book in 1926, Langston Hughes was America’s acknowledged poet of color, the first to commemorate the experience—and suffering—of African Americans in a voice that no... Read more >
Selected Poems of Langston Hughes
Selected Poems of Langston Hughes
Written by Langston Hughes
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ISBN: 9780307949400
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Selected Poems of Langston Hughes

Written by Langston Hughes


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 26, 2011
Price: $13.99

With the publication of his first book of poems, The Weary Blues, in 1926, Langston Hughes electrified readers and launched a renaissance in black writing in America.  The poems Hughes wrote celebrated the experience of invisible men and women: of slaves who "rushed the boots of Washington"; of musicians on Lenox Avenue... Read more >
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