Category: Poetry.


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As the Larks Rise

By: Garrsion, Theodosia

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Putnam, 1921,

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At this point in rhyme

By: Harburg, Edgar Y.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, c1976.,

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Begin Again

By: Paley, Grace

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2001.,

A longtime teacher, activist, feminist, and masterful writer of short fiction and essays, Paley is also an accomplished poet. Combining her two previous collections with unpublished work, "Begin Again" traces the career of a direct, attentive, and always unpredictable poet. Whether describing the vicissitudes of life in New York City or the hard beauty of rural Vermont, whether celebrating the blessings of friendship or protesting against social injustice, her poems brim... View more info

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Bird Eating Bird: Poems

By: Kristin Naca

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial,

A winner of the 2008 National Poetry Series mtvU Prize as selected by Yusef Komunyakaa (winner of the Pulitzer Prize), Kristin′s work perpetuates NPS′s tradition of promoting exceptional poetry from lesser known poets. Her poems are playful and serious all at once. They explore the richness of her cultural and linguistic heritage, which spans the globe from Mexico to the Philippines. They defend with vigor and humor the color purple. And they analyze th... View more info

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By: Giovanni, Nikki

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York : William Morrow and Co., c1999.,

Intimate, edgy, and unapologetic, Blues: For All the Changes bears the mark of Nikki Giovanni's unmistakable voice.In a career that has spanned three decades, Giovanni has created an indispensable body of work and earned a place amoung the nation's most celebrated and controversial poets; Gloria Naylor calls her "one of our national treasures." Now, in these fifty-two new poems, Giovanni brings the passion, fearless wit, and intensely personal self that have defined h... View more info

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Everything Preserved: Poems 1955-2005

By: Everson, Landis

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Graywolf Press, 2006,

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Friends, you drank some darkness

By: Bly, Robert

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Beacon Press, [1975]., 1975,

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By: Orlando Ricardo Menes

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Minneapolis : Milkweed Editions, 2005.,

This eye-opening and exotic new poetry collection tells a story in a way that few books of poetry do. Filled with colors, textures, tastes, and beautifully crafted language, these sensual poems recall the author's Peruvian/Cuban ancestry and his childhood in Peru and Florida, taking the reader on a journey full of delights - and dangers. There are maids who serve monkeys for dinner, elementary-school thugs wielding knives, and frogs falling from the sky, as Furia confron... View more info

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Immersed in Verse

By: Wolf, Alan J. E.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Lark Books,

Cutting-edge, youthful forms such as rap, hip-hop, and slams have made poetry more popular and relevant than ever. "Immersed in Verse" nurtures the poet in every child with creative, awe-inspiring ideas: kids can rearrange their favorite poems; start their own poetry workshop; present "open mike night" in the basement; and even record their friends reciting View more info

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John Brown's body

By: Benet, Stephen Vincent

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Chicago : Elephant Paperbacks, 1990, c1928.,

One of the most widely read poems of our time, John Brown s Body is Stephen Vincent Benet s masterful retelling of the Civil War. A book of great energy and sweep, it swings into view the entire course of that terrible and decisive war, lighting up the lives of soldiers, leaders, and civilians, North and South, amidst the conflict. Generations of readers have found the book a compelling and moving experience. "Magnificently readable." New Statesman. "It is not one of you... View more info

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Joyful Noise

By: Fleischman, Paul

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, c1988.,

Written to be read aloud by two voices--sometimes alternating, sometimes simultaneous--here is a collection of irresistible poems that celebrate the insect world, from the short life of the mayfly to the love song of the book louse. Funny, sad, loud, and quiet, each of these poems resounds with a booming, boisterous, joyful noise. In this remarkable volume of poetry for two voices, Paul Fleischman verbally re-creates the "Booming/boisterious/joyful noise" of insec... View more info

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Les fleurs du mal

By: Baudelaire, Charles

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Boston : D.R. Godine, 1983.,

Former owner's name on front endpaper. View more info

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Little girls in church

By: Norris, Kathleen

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, c1995.,

Although Kathleen Norris's best-selling "Dakota: A Spiritual Geography" has brought her to the attention of many thousands of readers, she is first and last a poet. Like Robert Frost, another poet identified with a particular landscape, she can reveal the miraculous in the ordinary, and she writes with clarity, humor, and deep sympathy for her subjects. View more info

Loose Woman: Poems

By: Cisneros, Sandra

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, March 1995,

A candid, sexy and wonderfully mood-strewn collection of poetry that celebrates the female aspects of love, from the reflective to the overtly erotic. " Poignant, sexy. . . lyrical, passionate. . . cool and delicate. . . hot as a chili pepper." --Boston Globe. View more info

No other book

By: Jarrell, Randall

Price: $8.00

Publisher: [New York] : HarperCollins, 1999.,

Former owner's name on front endpaper. View more info