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Norma Jeane Baker of Troy Cover Image
$11.95
ISBN: 9780811229364
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Published: New Directions - February 25th, 2020

Anne Carson’s new work that reconsiders the stories of two iconic women—Marilyn Monroe and Helen of Troy—from their point of view


The Tower Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781552454114
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Published: Coach House Books - April 14th, 2020

The Tower is a "translation" of W. B. Yeats's The Tower--an homage and reinvention of the poet's greatest work. Whereas Yeats's book contended with his mortality as an aging spiritualist Irish Senator, this version contends with a new mortality: ours.


Pop Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781552454091
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Published: Coach House Books - April 14th, 2020

POP rummages through the stale Cheetos after the love poem: what remains? What never existed to begin with? The book invites the reader to journey both forward and backward in time, to retrace steps, solve word searches, hold pages to the light. POP delineates the intensities of a volatile relationship through a variety of lenses.


Avant Desire: A Nicole Brossard Reader: A Nicole Brossard Reader Cover Image
By Brossard, Queryas (Editor), Robichaud (Editor)
$22.95
ISBN: 9781552454039
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Published: Coach House Books - April 14th, 2020

" L]yrical descriptions of lesbian desire coupled with a continued meditation on language. Brossard conflates writing with lovemaking ...] the poems forming a grammar of desire, like a diagrammed body."-- Kate Zambreno, The Believer


letters to the person i was Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781524854041
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - February 25th, 2020

Sana Abuleil presents a poetry collection of forgiveness, reflection, and self-love. 

letters to the person i was is a poetry collection about the past, the present, and the future. It is a compilation of every word Sana wishes someone had said to her when she was a young girl. When she was struggling. Falling. Breaking. Bleeding.


The Gospel of Breaking Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781551527970
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Published: Arsenal Pulp Press - April 7th, 2020

In The Gospel of Breaking, Jillian Christmas confirms what followers of her performance and artistic curation have long known: there is magic in her words. Befitting someone who "speaks things into being," Christmas extracts from family history, queer lineage, and the political landscape of a racialized life to create a rich, softly defiant collection of poems.


My Art Is Killing Me and Other Poems Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781551527932
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Published: Arsenal Pulp Press - April 7th, 2020

In her novels, poetry, and prose, Amber Dawn has written eloquently on queer femme sexuality, individual and systemic trauma, and sex work justice, themes drawn from her own lived experience and revealed most notably in her award-winning memoir How Poetry Saved My Life.


You Won't Always Be This Sad: A Book of Moments Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781771088398
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Published: Nimbus Publishing Limited - April 30th, 2020

Somewhere
in the midst of this mess--must be a poem


Salt in My Life Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781774150016
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Published: Mawenzi House Publishers Ltd. - February 1st, 2020

A sense of poetic and textual fluidity permeates this collection?embracing natural sounds such as heartbeats, electronic beeps, explosive thunderstorms, splashing raindrops, audible stillness, and eternal silence, as well as musical sounds and songs.


Likely Stories Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781553805908
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Published: Ronsdale Press - December 15th, 2019

Poetry. These poems featuring the brilliant, the misfit, and the music of the stars summon us into the heart of what it means to be human and passionate on this wild ride we call life on Earth.


Odes & Laments Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781773860152
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Published: Caitlin Press Inc. - December 20th, 2019

Through poems that celebrate the overlooked beauty in the everyday or that mourn human incursions upon the natural world, Fiona Tinwei Lam weaves polythematic threads into a shimmering tapestry that reveals the complexities of being human in an environment under threat.


Taking Measures: Selected Serial Poems Cover Image
$49.95
ISBN: 9781772012378
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Published: Talonbooks - December 24th, 2019

Taking Measures collects the major serial poems of Canada's inaugural Poet Laureate, George Bowering, from his engagement with process-based long poems in the 1960s and '70s to his continued exploration of the form in the past decade.


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