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Life of the Party: Poems Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781984801906
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Published: Dial Press Trade Paperback - August 20th, 2019

A dazzling debut collection of raw and explosive poems about growing up in a sexist, sensationalized world, from a thrilling new feminist voice.

i’m a good girl, bad girl, dream girl, sad girl
girl next door sunbathing in the driveway
i wanna be them all at once, i wanna be
all the girls I’ve ever loved


Come Closer and Listen: New Poems Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780062908469
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Published: Ecco - July 2nd, 2019

An insightful and haunting new collection from Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Charles Simic

Irreverent and sly, observant and keenly imagined, Come Closer and Listen is the latest work from one of our most beloved poets.


Big Cabin Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781566895491
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Published: Coffee House Press - July 2nd, 2019

Written over three seasons in a Vermont cabin, these poems act as a reflecting pool, casting back mortality, consciousness, and time in new, crystal-clear light.


Book of Twilight Cover Image
By Pablo Neruda, William O'Daly (Translator)
$16.00
ISBN: 9781556595691
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - June 18th, 2019

In Book of Twilight we meet a poet on the verge: Pablo Neruda--young, impassioned, vulnerable--poised to become one of the most beloved writers of our time.


The Pocket Sappho (Shambhala Pocket Library) Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781611806915
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Published: Shambhala - July 23rd, 2019

A vivid, contemporary translation of the greatest Greek love poet by the prize-winning poet and translator.


100 Poems Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780374100292
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 20th, 2019

Selected poems from a Nobel laureate


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Wade in the Water: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555978365
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Published: Graywolf Press - March 26th, 2019

Shortlisted for the T. S. Eliot Prize
Finalist for the Forward Prize for Best Collection

The extraordinary new poetry collection by Tracy K. Smith, the Poet Laureate of the United States

Even the men in black armor, the ones
Jangling handcuffs and keys, what else


Healing the Divide: Poems of Kindness and Connection Cover Image
By James Crews (Editor), Ted Kooser (Preface by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781732743458
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Published: Green Writers Press - April 9th, 2019

This anthology features poems by Mark Doty, Ross Gay, Donald Hall, Marie Howe, Naomi Shihab Nye and many others. These poets, from all walks of life, and from all over America, prove to us the possibility of creating in our lives what Dr. Martin Luther King called the "beloved community," a place where we see each other as the neighbors we already are.


Live Oak, with Moss Cover Image
By Walt Whitman, Brian Selznick (Illustrator), Karen Karbiener (Afterword by)
$29.99
ISBN: 9781419734052
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 9th, 2019

Mourning Songs: Poems of Sorrow and Beauty Cover Image
By Grace Schulman (Editor)
$11.95
ISBN: 9780811228664
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - May 28th, 2019

"The poems in this collection," as Schulman notes in her introduction, "sing of grief as they praise life." She notes: "As any bereaved survivor knows, there is no consolation. 'Time doesn't heal grief; it emphasizes it, ' wrote Marianne Moore. The loss of a loved one never leaves us. We don't want it to. In grief, one remembers the beloved.


One Day I Will Save Myself: Poems in English and Spanish Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781982117887
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Published: Atria Books - May 14th, 2019

The debut US poetry collection from social media star Elvira Sastre, exploring the sharp, slippery moments that turn a beloved relationship into something self-destructive.

Counting the days that pass after a devastating breakup, Elvira Sastre confronts the haunting questions that surround every failed relationship: What happened? Where did it all go wrong?


She Just Wants to Forget Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781449497545
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - April 2nd, 2019

A beautiful dedication to powerful women who are tired of wasting their thoughts on people who were never worth thinking about. She Just Wants to Forget is the second title in the "What She Felt" series.

She Just Wants to Forget is the follow up to the New York Times bestselling poetry collection She Felt Like Feeling Nothing


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