An illuminating and irascible compilation of selected and new poems from National Book Award winner Gerald Stern.
Friendship, love, and the potential energy of change animate these poems of walking through New York City.
James Brown. John Brown's raid. Brown v. the Topeka Board of Ed. The prizewinning author of Blue Laws meditates on all things "brown" in this powerful new collection--now in paperback.
For almost twenty years, Rick Barot has been writing some of the most stunningly crafted lyric poems in America, paying careful, Rilkean attention to the layered world that surrounds us. In The Galleons, he widens his scope, contextualizing the immigrant journey of his Filipino-American family in the larger history and aftermath of colonialism.
Pulitzer Prize winner and celebrated American master N. Scott Momaday returns with a radiant collection of more than 200 new and selected poems rooted in Native American tradition.
“The poems in this book reflect my deep respect for and appreciation of words. . . . I believe that poetry is the highest form of verbal expression.
A major new book-length visionary poem from a writer "whose poems are among the major astonishments of contemporary poetry" (Robert Polito, the Poetry Foundation)
The Dolphin: Two Versions, 1972-1973 is an expanded edition of the Pulitzer Prize–winning provocative poetry collection that crossed the line between art and life.
I have sat and listened to too many
words of the collaborating muse,
and plotted perhaps too freely with my life,
not avoiding injury to others,
From the Winner of the Whiting Award, an American Book Award, and finalist for a Lambda, Tommy Pico's Feed is the final book in the Teebs Cycle.
With work that ranges from the laugh out loud funny to the silence of rage and loss, Forgive Yourself These Tiny Acts of Self-Destruction is a must read. This is a collection of work that asks itself for forgiveness while becoming an instruction manual on how readers can follow suit.
A new collection from the Pulitzer Prize–winning poet
One hundred of the most evocative modern poems on joy, selected by an award-winning contemporary poet
Christian Wiman, a poet known for his meditations on mortality, has long been fascinated by joy and by its relative absence in modern literature. Why is joy so resistant to language? How has it become so suspect in our times?$14.99ISBN: 9781684129935Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Canterbury Classics - December 3rd, 2019
A collection of the world’s finest love poems—from ancient Greece to the twentieth century.
For thousands of years, poets across the world have expressed their thoughts on love with profound and memorable verses. Love Poems is a collection of works from more than fifty prolific poets, including Sappho, William Shakespeare, Lord Byron, Percy Bysshe Shelley