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  • Mouthful of Forevers

    Clementine von Radics writes of love, loss, and the uncertainties and beauties of life with a ravishing poetic voice and piercing bravura that speak directly not only to the sensibility of her generation, but to anyone who has ever been young. ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Jimmy's Blues and Other Poems

    by James Baldwin ...
    All of the published poetry of James Baldwin, including six significant poems previously only available in a limited editionDuring his lifetime (1924–1987), James Baldwin authored seven novels, as well as several plays and essay collections, which were published to wide-spread praise. These books, among them Notes of a Native Son, The Fire Next Time, Giovanni’s Room, and Go Tell It on the Mountain ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Brenda Jackson The Westmorelands Series Books 11-15

    An Anthology

    series The Westmorelands
    New York Times bestselling author Brenda Jackson brings you The Westmorelands—a family whose loyalty always leads to love!Millionaire deal maker Spencer Westmoreland has a proposal for Chardonnay Russell: he''ll save her business if she becomes his wife… Patrina Forman won''t fall into bed with a lawman—until she''s trapped in a blizzard with the seductive Texas Ranger Cole Westmoreland… He has ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

  • Call Us What We Carry


    by Amanda Gorman ...
    The instant #1 New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestsellerThe breakout poetry collection by #1 New York Times bestselling author and presidential inaugural poet Amanda GormanFormerly titled The Hill We Climb and Other Poems, the luminous poetry collection by #1 New York Times bestselling author and presidential inaugural poet Amanda Gorman captures a shipwrecked moment in time ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Black Music Is

    by Marcus Amaker ...
    "Black Music Is" is a poetic love letter to Black music and history, through the ears of Bebop the cat. The book weaves poetry and pop-surrealist illustration, teaching readers about icons like Big Mama Thornton, BB King, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Max Roach, Prince and Alice Coltrane. It also mentions modern-day musicians Our Native Daughters, Saba, Rapsody, Big Joanie, Black Thought, and more. In ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • My Wicked Wicked Ways

    In this beautiful collection of poems, remarkable for their plainspoken radiance, the bestselling author of The House on Mango Street and winner of the 2019 PEN/Nabokov Award for Achievement in International Literatureembraces her first passion-verse.With lines both comic and sad, Sandra Cisneros deftly-and dazzlingly-explores the human experience. For those familiar with Cisneros only from her ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Chalk Outlines of Snow Angels

    Jasmine Mans’ Chalk Outlines of Snow Angelsbook reviewBy Spencer GreeneChalk Outlines of Snow Angels is an honest anthology of poetry written by 20-year-old Jasmine Mans. Growing up in Newark, NJ, Jasmine has seen enough destruction and beauty to be both humbled and hungry for a greater art and government. Her poetry relays the stories that have been placed upon her heart, offering something ... Read more

    $9.00 USD

  • Elegy

    by Larry Levis ...
    series Pitt Poetry Series
    A few days before his death in 1996, Larry Levis mentioned to his friend and former instructor Philip Levine that he had "an all-but-completed manuscript" of poems. Levine had years earlier recognized Levis as "the most gifted and determined young poet I have ever had the good fortune to have in one of my classes"; after Levis's death, Levine edited the poems Levis had left behind. What emerged is ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • A Dog Runs Through It: Poems

    by Linda Pastan ...
    A moving selection of poems for dog lovers, accompanied by charismatic line drawings, from a poet with an "unfailing mastery of her medium" (New York Times Book Review).Reflecting on her long and celebrated career in poetry, two-time National Book Award finalist Linda Pastan was struck by the number of dogs that have appeared in her poems—whether as the primary subject or in the briefest of ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Madness

    by Sam Sax ...
    series Penguin Poets
    An “astounding” (Terrance Hayes) debut collection of poems – Winner of the National Poetry Series CompetitionIn this powerful debut collection, sam sax explores and explodes the linkages between desire, addiction, and the history of mental health. These brave, formally dexterous poems examine antiquated diagnoses and procedures from hysteria to lobotomy; offer meditations on risky sex; and take up ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • How to Fly (In Ten Thousand Easy Lessons)


    "A gorgeous collection...These poems unplug from TV and social media and the outrage of the moment and turn our attention to the immediate and the everlasting, human intimacy and the power and mystery of nature." (Tampa Bay Times)"Kingsolver brings her gifts of observation and reflection to HOW TO FLY...For a reader wanting to escape, to fly while grounded, this book is a map that offers surprise ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Engine Empire: Poems

    "A brainy, glinting triptych . . . . Novelistic, meditative, offbeat, and soulful, Cathy Park Hong's poetry is many fathoms deep." —David MitchellEngine Empire is a trilogy of lyric and narrative poems that evoke an array of genres and voices, from Western ballads to sonnets about industrialized China to fragmented lyric poems set in the future. Through three distinct yet interconnected sequences, ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Devotions

    The Selected Poems of Mary Oliver

    by Mary Oliver ...
    **A New York Times Bestseller, chosen as Oprah's "Books That Help Me Through" for Oprah's Book Club“No matter where one starts reading, Devotions offers much to love, from Oliver's exuberant dog poems to selections from the Pulitzer Prize-winning American Primitive, and Dream Work, one of her exceptional collections. Perhaps more important, the luminous writing provides respite from our crazy ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Songs for the Open Road

    Poems of Travel and Adventure

    series Dover Thrift Editions: Poetry
    Most of us, at one time or another, have experienced wanderlust. For many, the desire to explore is almost irresistible. Now for devotees of poetry, and for those who long for the open road, this highly affordable collection contains a rich selection of poems about travel and adventure.You’ll find more than 90 poems by 50 American and British masters (mainly from the nineteenth and twentieth ... Read more

    $2.50 USD

  • Time Is a Mother

    by Ocean Vuong ...
    **A TIME Magazine Best Book of 2022The New York Times-bestselling collection of poems from the award-winning writer Ocean Vuong"Take your time with these poems, and return to them often.” —The Washington PostHow else do we return to ourselves but to foldThe page so it points to the good partIn this deeply intimate second poetry collection, Ocean Vuong searches for life among the aftershocks... ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Planet of the Blind

    A Memoir

    "The world is a surreal pageant," writes Stephen Kuusisto. "Ahead of me the shapes and colors suggest the sails of Tristan's ship or an elephant's ear floating in air, though in reality it is a middle-aged man in a London Fog rain coat which billows behind him in the April wind."So begins Kuusisto's memoir, Planet of the Blind, a journey through the kaleidoscope geography of the partially-sighted, ... Read more

    $13.99 USD $10.99 USD

  • Blackacre


    by Monica Youn ...
    *Winner of the William Carlos Williams Award**National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist**Included in The New York Times Best Poetry of 2016**Named one of The Washington Post's Best Poetry Collections of 2016** Longlisted for the National Book Award*“Blackacre” is a centuries-old legal fiction—a placeholder name for a hypothetical estate. Treacherously lush or alluringly bleak, these poems ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Native Guard

    Winner of the 2007 Pulitzer Prize for poetry and former U.S. Poet Laureate, Natasha Trethewey’s elegiac Native Guard is a deeply personal volume that brings together two legacies of the Deep South.The title of the collection refers to the Mississippi Native Guards, a black regiment whose role in the Civil War has been largely overlooked by history. As a child in Gulfport, Mississippi, in the 1960s ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • War Is Kind and Other Poems

    by Stephen Crane ...
    series Dover Thrift Editions: Poetry
    A unique stylist and one of the most innovative and talented writers of his generation, Stephen Crane (1871–1900) won lasting fame as a novelist (The Red Badge of Courage, Maggie: A Girl of the Streets) and short story writer. Described by William Dean Howells as a writer whose genius seemed to "spring to life fully armed," Crane also produced impressive free-form verse.This excellent anthology ... Read more

    $3.00 USD

  • Bright Dead Things


    by Ada Limón ...
    The National Book Award finalist. “Limón’s poems are like fires: charring the page, but leaving a smoke that remains past the close of the book.”—The MillionsBright Dead Things examines the chaos that is life, the dangerous thrill of living in a world you know you have to leave one day, and the search to find something that is ultimately “disorderly, and marvelous, and ours.”A book of bravado and ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • One Winter's Night

    Book 24 - The Westmorelands
    Riley Westmoreland never mixes business with pleasure-until he meets his company's gorgeous new party planner. But when he gets Alpha Blake into bed, he realizes one night will never be enough. That's when her past threatens to end their affair. So Riley does what any Westmoreland male would do…he vows to win her heart-for good. ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Blood Flower

    by Pamela Uschuk ...
    In Blood Flower, passionate imagery married to music bursts from each line pushing out the boundaries of Uschuk’s earlier poems. It continues themes in Uschuk’s American Book Award winner, Crazy Love. The poems braid the startling, sometimes brutal stories of her Russian/Czech immigrant family during the McCarthy Era in a conservative Michigan farming community with stories of courageous ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Ariel: The Restored Edition

    by Sylvia Plath ...
    “Made up of poems that are so original in their style and so startlingly accomplished in their confessional voice that they helped change the direction of contemporary poetry, Ariel is a masterpiece.” — New York ObserverSylvia Plath's famous collection, as she intended it.When Sylvia Plath died, she not only left behind a prolific life but also her unpublished literary masterpiece, Ariel. When her ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Blessing the Boats: New and Selected Poems 1988-2000

    series American Poets Continuum
    The long-awaited collection by one of the most distinguished poets working today. ... Read more

    $8.99 USD