Over a quarter-century's work from the 2003 winner of the Arrell Gibson Award for Lifetime Achievement.
A collection of the best of Rumi's poetry.
Dream Work, a collection of forty-five poems, follows both chronologically and logically Mary Oliver's American Primitive, which won her the Pulitzer Prize for poetry in 1983. The depth and diversity of perceptual awareness so steadfast and radiant in American Primitive continues in Dream Work.
"Poems of balanced wildness and instinctual grace."--New York Journal of Books
" Twichell's poems] open out into a stark, sometimes bewildered clarity." --The Washington Post
"Suppose you had Sappho's passion, the intelligence and perspicacity of Curie, and Dickinson's sweet wit . . . then you would have the poems of Chase Twichell." --Hayden Carruth
A poet, journalist, and activist, Alicia Cook offers a soundtrack of survival.
Structured like an old-school mix-tape, Stuff I've Been Feeling Lately is Alicia Cook's lyric message to anyone who has dealt with addiction. "Side A" touches on all aspects of the human condition: life, death, love, trauma, and growth.
"No one else has ever made avant-garde, experimental poems so attractive to both the general and the special reader."—Randall Jarrell
rom one of the most brilliant and widely read of all American poets, a generous selection of lyrics, dramatic monologues, and narrative poems--all of them steeped in the wayward and isolated beauty of Frost's native New England. Includes his classics "Mending Wall, " "Birches, " and "The Road Not Taken, " as well as poems less famous but equally great.
A major new collection from one of our best loved, most celebrated, and most original poets
With passion, wit, and good common sense, the celebrated poet Mary Oliver tells of the basic ways a poem is built-meter and rhyme, form and diction, sound and sense. Drawing on poems from Robert Frost, Elizabeth Bishop, and others, Oliver imparts an extraordinary amount of information in a remarkably short space. “Stunning” (Los Angeles Times). Index.
Explore the transcendent world of unity and ultimate beauty in Edgar Allan Poe’s verse in this complete poetry collection.
A FINALIST FOR THE PEN/WEST TRANSLATION AWARD
The 100th Anniversary Edition of a global classic, containing beautiful translations along with the original German text.
Shakespeare's Sonnets are among the most lyrical and moving pieces of poetry in any language, abounding with examples of his genius for wordplay, rhythm and metaphor and dealing with the eternal themes of love, memory, beauty and the ravishes of time.