LITERATURE

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  1. Leaves of Grass

    Leaves of Grass

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    When Walt Whitman self-published his Leaves of Grass in July 1855, he altered the course of literary history. One of the greatest masterpieces of American literature, it redefined the rules of poetry while describing the soul of the American character. Learn More
  2. Love Is A Dog From Hell

    Love Is A Dog From Hell

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    Love poems, Bukowski-style. Learn More
  3. Love Poems

    Love Poems (New Directions)

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    Sensual, earthy love poems that formed the basis for the popular movie Il Postino, now in a beautiful gift book perfect for weddings, Valentine's Day, anniversaries, or just to say "I love you!" Learn More
  4. Love, An Index

    Love, An Index

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    A man disappears. The woman who loves him is left scarred and haunted. In her fierce, one-of-a-kind debut, Rebecca Lindenberg tells the story—in verse—of her passionate relationship with Craig Arnold, a much-respected poet who disappeared in 2009 while hiking a volcano in Japan. Lindenberg’s billowing, I-contain-multitudes style lays bare the poet’s sadnesses, joys, and longings in poems that are lyric and narrative, at once plainspoken and musically elaborate. Learn More
  5. Lunch Poems

    Lunch Poems

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    Lunch Poems, first published in 1964 by City Lights Books as number nineteen in the Pocket Poets series, is widely considered to be Frank O'Hara's freshest and most accomplished collection of poetry. Learn More
  6. Machines Like Us

    Machines Like Us

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    Machines Like Us is part love story, part dreamscape, part exploration of self. For the characters (Speaker, Boy, and Historian), love is dangerous, disorienting, self-erasing. Learn More
  7. Masala Tea & Oranges

    Masala Tea And Oranges

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    Masala Tea and Oranges is a poetic discussion of who are in love and conflict. It asks who we are in the darkest corners of our existence, and when we finally shed light on those recesses. Learn More
  8. Meditations in an Emergency

    Meditations in an Emergency

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    Frank O’Hara was one of the great poets of the twentieth century and, along with such widely acclaimed writers as Denise Levertov, Allen Ginsberg, Robert Creeley, and Gary Snyder, a crucial contributor to what Donald Allen termed the New American Poetry, “which, by its vitality alone, became the dominant force in the American poetic tradition.” Learn More
  9. Modernist Women Poets

    Modernist Women Poets: An Anthology

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    The 20th century was a time of great change, particularly in the arts, but seldom explored were the female poets of that time. Learn More
  10. Multiverse

    MultiVerse: A Collection Of Superhero Poetry

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    MultiVerse does for superheroes what Rob Sturma's first anthology Aim For The Head did for zombie. Learn More
  11. My Brother's Book

    My Brother's Book

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    Fifty years after Where the Wild Things Are was published comes the last book Maurice Sendak completed before his death in May 2012, My Brother's Book. Learn More
  12. My First Bikini

    My First Bikini

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    My First Bikini is the United States debut of acclaimed Spanish poet Elena Medel. Learn More
  13. New Shoes On A Dead Horse

    New Shoes On A Dead Horse

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    The Romans believed that an artist's inspiration came from a spirit, called a genius, that lived in the walls of the artist's home. Learn More
  14. No Matter The Wreckage

    No Matter the Wreckage

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    Following the success of her breakout poem, "B", Sarah Kay, in collaboration with illustrator Sophia Janowitz, releases her debut collection of poetry featuring work from the first decade of her career. Learn More
  15. Not Much Fun

    Not Much Fun: The Lost Poems Of Dorothy Parker

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    During the early years of her career, while struggling to "keep body and soul apart" (as she ruefully put it later), Dorothy Parker wrote more than three hundred poems and verses for a variety of popular magazines and newspapers. Learn More
  16. Open the Door

    Open the Door: How to Excite Young People about Poetry

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    This one-of-a-kind mixture of essays, interviews, and lesson plans gathers the best thinking about how we can impart the value and joy of poetry to kids. Learn More
  17. Our Poison Horse

    Our Poison Horse

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    Our Poison Horse is the newest poetry collection released by Derrick C. Brown. Brown is the winner of the Texas Book of The Year Prize, 2013. Learn More
  18. Pansy

    Pansy: Poems

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    In PANSY, Gibson balances themes of love, gender, politics, sexuality, illness, family and forgiveness with stunning imagery and a fierce willingness to delve into the exploration of what it means to truly heal. Learn More
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  20. Pleasures Of The Damned

    Pleasures of the Damned: Poems 1951-1993

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    To his legions of fans, Charles Bukowski wasóand remainsóthe quintessential counterculture icon. Learn More
  21. Plum In Mr. Blum's Pudding

    Plum in Mr. Blum's Pudding

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    The Plum in Mr. Blum’s Pudding is Los Angeles native Tosh Berman’s first printed collection of poetry. In 1989, Berman left the United States behind, moving to Japan after learning his wife's (artist Lun*na Menoh) mother was ill in Kitakyushu. Learn More
  22. Post-: Poems

    Post-: Poems

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    The poems of this fourth collection from Wayne Miller exist in the wake of catastrophe. Learn More
  23. Quarter Life Poetry

    Quarter Life Poetry: Poems for the Young, Broke and Hangry

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    The creator of the popular Tumblr and Instagram "Quarter Life Poetry" tackles the real-life truths of work, money, sex, and many other challenges 20-somethings face in a laugh-out-loud collection of poetry. Learn More
  24. Redhead And The Slaughter King

    Redhead and the Slaughter King: A Collection of Poetry

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    "The [Metaphorical] Daughter of Sexton and Ginsberg" - Muzzle Magazine’s 30 Poets Under 30 Learn More
  25. River House: Poems

    River House: Poems

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    These are poems of absence. Learn More

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