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The Collected Works of W.B. Yeats Vol. III: Autobiogra

by William Butler Yeats, Douglas Archibald & William O'donnell Scribner (July 06, 2010)

Autobiographies consists of six autobiographical works that William Butler Yeats published together in the mid-1930s to form a single, extraordinary memoir of the first fifty-eight years of his life, from his...


Red Sox Rhymes

by Dick Flavin William Morrow (July 14, 2015)

From the voice of Fenway Park comes a collection of sixty-four humorous and nostalgic poems celebrating the Boston Red Sox.

A commonwealth institution and popular local television personality who is also the...


Dome of the Hidden Pavilion

by James Tate Ecco (August 04, 2015)

The seventeenth book of verse from one of America’s finest and most acclaimed contemporary poets—winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award.

Capturing his inimitable voice—provocative, amusing,...


Breezeway

by John Ashbery Ecco (May 12, 2015)

A bold, striking new collection of poems from one of America’s most influential and inventive poets.

With more than twenty poetry collections to his name, John Ashbery is one of our most agile, philosophically...


The Essential Ginsberg

by Allen Ginsberg Harper Perennial (May 26, 2015)

Featuring the legendary and groundbreaking poem “Howl,” this remarkable volume showcases a selection of Allen Ginsberg’s poems, songs, essays, letters, journals, and interviews and contains sixteen pages...


Paradise Lost

by John Milton HarperPerennial Classics (September 02, 2014)

Beginning with the story of Satan after he was expelled from Heaven along with his followers, Paradise Lost details Satan’s journey to the Garden of Eden and his intent to destroy God’s new creation. The...


Leaves Of Grass

by Walt Whitman HarperPerennial Classics (August 12, 2014)

Leaves of Grass, first published in 1855, began as Walt Whitman’s collection of twelve unnamed poems, unique for their irregular line lengths and lack of rhyme. Whitman spent the remainder of his life re-writing...


Paradise Regained

by John Milton HarperPerennial Classics (September 02, 2014)

Focusing on the temptation of Christ, John Milton’s epic poem, Paradise Regained, suggests that everything lost to man in Paradise Lost is recaptured by Christ’s sacrifices.

Published four years after Milton’s...


The Lunatic

by Charles Simic Ecco (April 07, 2015)

From Pulitzer Prize winner and former Poet Laureate Charles Simic comes a dazzling collection of poems as original, meditative, and humorous as the legendary poet himself.

This latest volume of poetry from Charles...


The Best American Poetry 2014

by David Lehman & Terrance Hayes Scribner (September 09, 2014)

Edited by the National Book Award-winning poet Terrance Hayes, the foremost annual anthology of contemporary American poetry returns: “A ‘best’ anthology that really lives up to its title” (Chicago Tribune...


Beautiful & Pointless: A Guide to Modern Poetry

by David Orr HarperCollins e-books (April 12, 2011)

"David Orr is no starry-eyed cheerleader for contemporary poetry; Orr’s a critic, and a good one. . . . Beautiful & Pointless is a clear-eyed, opinionated, and idiosyncratic guide to a vibrant but endangered...


Earth Prayers

by Elizabeth Roberts & Elias Amidon HarperOne (April 26, 2011)

"An exquisite and powerful harvest, this – truly a Book of Common Prayer for our planet's people in this time."

JOANNA MACY, author of 'Despair and Personal Power in the Nuclear Age'


Chasing Down the Dawn: Stories From The Road

by Jewel HarperCollins e-books (March 29, 2011)

AIready a legendary performer in the music industry, Jewel has been writing poetry, short stories, and prose since she was young. She's also a bestselling author, poet, and actress. Now this uniquely talented...


Drinking the Mountain Stream

by Jetsun Milarepa, Amy Soderberg, Kunga & Brian Cutillo Wisdom Publications (February 08, 2013)

Jetsun Milarepa, Tibet's renowned and beloved saint, is known for his penetrating insights, wry sense of humor, and ability to render any lesson into spontaneous song. His songs and poems exhibit the bold, inspirational...


Trust in Mind

by Mu Soeng & Jan Chozen Bays Wisdom Publications (February 08, 2013)

"The Great Way is not difficult / for those who have no preferences. / When love and hate are both absent / everything becomes clear and undisguised. / Make the smallest distinction, however / and heaven and...


Vast as the Heavens, Deep as the Sea

by Khunu, Gareth Sparham & Dalaï Lama Wisdom Publications (November 11, 2012)

Revered by many--especially His Holiness the Dalai Lama--as the very embodiment of altruism, the late Khunu Rinpoche Tenzin Gyaltsen devoted his life to the development of bodhicitta--the aspiration to achieve...


Poems That Make Grown Men Cry

by Anthony Holden & Ben Holden Simon & Schuster (March 05, 2014)

A life-enhancing tour through classic and contemporary poems that have made men cry: “The Holdens remind us that you don’t have to be an academic or a postgraduate in creative writing to be moved by verse….It’s...


SkateFate

by Juan Felipe Herrera HarperCollins (February 22, 2011)

From U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera comes the powerful journey of Chicano teen Lucky Z. A former skateboarder who's anything but lucky, he finds triumph and power through his voice. Raw, cool, real—this...


, said the shotgun to the head.

by Saul Williams Pocket Books (November 24, 2009)

The greatest Americans

Have not been born yet

They are waiting quietly

For their past to die

please give blood

Here is the account of a man so ravished by a kiss that it distorts his highest and lowest frequencies...


The Collected Works of W.B. Yeats Vol. V: Later Essays

by William Butler Yeats Scribner (September 30, 1994)

Compiling nineteen essays and introductions, a volume with explanatory notes includes Per Amica Silentia Lunae and On the Boiler as well as introductions on Shelley and Balzac and essays on Irish poetry and...


The Best American Poetry 1995

by Richard Howard & David Lehman Scribner (September 15, 1995)

The Best American Poetry 1995 once again highlights the dazzling spectrum of style and subject matter to be found in the art today. Guest editor Richard Howard's accent is on discovery and surprise, and he has...


The Sweet Breath of Life

by Frank Stewart, Kamoinge Workshop & Ntozake Shange Atria Books (July 13, 2010)

Words and images come together in this inspiring collaboration between renowned poet Ntozake Shange and Kamoinge Inc., a group of acclaimed photographers whose work documents and celebrates the African-American...


COLLECTED POEMS OF W.B. YEATS

by William Butler Yeats Scribner (June 30, 2008)

The Collected Poems of W. B. Yeats includes all of the poems authorized by Yeats for inclusion in his standard canon. Breathtaking in range, it encompasses the entire arc of his career, from luminous reworkings...


Autobiographies

by William Butler Yeats, William O'donnell & Douglas Archibald Scribner (June 15, 2010)

The Collected Works of W. B. Yeats, Volume III: Autobiographies is part of the fourteen-volume series overseen by eminent Yeats scholars Richard J. Finnerah and George Mills Harper. The series includes virtually...


The Daily Mirror

by David Lehman Scribner (January 04, 2000)

Following in the footsteps of such poets as Emily Dickinson, William Stafford, and Frank O'Hara, David Lehman began writing a poem a day in 1996 and found the experience so rewarding that he continued for the...


The Best of the Best American Poetry: 1988-1997

by David Lehman & Harold Bloom Scribner (June 19, 2008)

Every year since 1988 a major poet has selected seventy-five poems for publication in The Best American Poetry. The series has quickly grown in both sales and prestige, as poetry itself has seen a remarkable...


The Best American Poetry 2003

by Yusef Komunyakaa & David Lehman Scribner (August 26, 2003)

"Poetry encourages us to have dialogue through the observed, the felt, and the imaginary," writes editor Yusef Komunyakaa in his thought-provoking introduction to The Best American Poetry 2003. As a black child...


Great American Prose Poems

by David Lehman Scribner (March 25, 2003)

A prose poem is a poem written in prose rather than verse. But what does that really mean? Is it an indefinable hybrid? An anomaly in the history of poetry? Are the very words "prose poem" an oxymoron? This...


The Best American Poetry 2006

by Billy Collins & David Lehman Scribner (September 12, 2006)

"So welcome, readers, to a plurality of poets, a cornucopia of tropes, and a range of interests."

-- From Billy Collins's introduction

The Best American Poetry series offers a distinguished poet's selection...


The Best American Poetry 2007

by David Lehman & Heather McHugh Scribner (September 11, 2007)

The twentieth edition of The Best American poetry series celebrates the rich and fertile landscape of American poetry. Renowned poet Heather McHugh loves words and the unexpected places they take you; her own...


The Best American Poetry 2009: Series Editor David Lehman

by David Wagoner & David Lehman Scribner (September 22, 2009)

David Wagoner writes about regular lives with plain grace and transcendent humanity, and the seventy-five poems he has chosen for the 2009 edition of The Best American Poetry grapple with life, celebrate freedom,...


Trespass

by Thomas Dooley Harper Perennial (September 30, 2014)

The 2013 National Poetry Series selection, chosen by poet and novelist Charlie Smith.

Established in 1978 by legendary editor Dan Halpern, the National Poetry Series has discovered many new and emerging voices...


New and Selected Poems

by David Lehman Scribner (November 05, 2013)

A major collection of poems from one of our most accomplished poets, the prominent man of letters behind The Best American Poetry series.

Drawing from a wealth of material produced over the course of more than...


The Best American Poetry 2013

by David Lehman Scribner (September 10, 2013)

Edited this year by beloved and inventive poet Denise Duhamel, the foremost annual anthology of contemporary American poetry returns.

Over the last twenty-five years, the Best American Poetry series has become...


La Mejor Poesía Romántica Española

by Rubén Dario, Gustavo Adolfo Becquer & Rosalía de Castro Paradimage Soluciones (August 31, 2013)

Más de 100 poemas escogidos entre la mejor poesía romántica española del siglo XIX, a través de Gustavo Adolfo Becquer, Rosalía de Castro y Rubén Darío.

Bécquer y Rosalía de Castro inauguran la lírica...


Fragments of Reality

by Petri Kajander Credentum Ltd. (August 10, 2013)

Fragments of Reality is a Zen-like modern version of insights that Bankei, Huang Po and others have said from ancient times.

Kajander uses Ramana Maharshi’s Who am I –method to enquire into the inner world...


Collected Poems 1947-1997

by Allen Ginsberg HarperCollins e-books (October 05, 2010)

Here, for the first time, is a volume that gathers the published verse of Allen Ginsberg in its entirety, a half century of brilliant work from one of America's great poets. The chief figure among the Beats,...


101 Poems That Could Save Your Life

by Daisy Goodwin HarperCollins (November 23, 2010)

Prozac has side effects, drinking gives you hangovers, therapy's expensive. For quick and effective relief -- or at least some literary comfort -- from everyday and exceptional problems, try a poem. Over the...


Essential Poems (To Fall in Love With)

by Daisy Goodwin HarperCollins (November 16, 2010)

Forget chocolate, exotic lingerie, or marriage counselors -- the only props you'll ever need, whether you are in love or out of it, are the poems in this book. There are verses here to console you when the phone...


June-tree: New and Selected Poems, 1974-2000

by Peter Balakian HarperCollins e-books (November 02, 2010)

Prize-winning poet and New York Times-bestselling author Peter Balakian offers the best of his previous poetry, as well as thirteen new poems.

For three decades, Peter Balakian's poetry has been praised widely...


The Angel of History

by Carolyn Forche HarperCollins e-books (November 09, 2010)

Placed in the context of twentieth-century moral disaster--war, genocide, the Holocaust, the atomic bomb--Forche's ambitions and compelling third collection of poems is a meditation of memory, specifically how...


101 Poems to Get You Through the Day (and Night)

by Daisy Goodwin HarperCollins (November 09, 2010)

This is an anthology designed to help you get through the stresses of modern life. For rapid and effective relief around the clock, 24-7, without side effects, try a poem -- whatever the time of the day (or...


Rumi: The Big Red Book: The Great Masterpiece Celebrating Mystical Love and Friendship

by Coleman Barks HarperOne (October 12, 2010)

“Really, what other book would anyone ever need?” —Naomi Shihab Nye, author of Honeybee

“Elegant and exquisite.” —Deepak Chopra, author of Muhammad, Jesus, and Buddha

The Big Red Book is a poetic masterpiece...


The Collected Poems

by Zbigniew Herbert HarperCollins e-books (October 19, 2010)

This outstanding new translation brings a uniformity of voice to Zbigniew Herbert's entire poetic output, from his first book of poems, String of Light, in 1956, to his final volume, previously unpublished in...


A Night Without Armor

by Jewel HarperCollins e-books (October 19, 2010)

One of the most respected artists in popular music today, Jewel is much more than a music industry success with her debut album selling more than 10 million copies.

Before her gifted songwriting comes an even...


Till I End My Song: A Gathering of Last Poems

by Harold Bloom HarperCollins e-books (October 12, 2010)

“A colossus among critics. . . . His enthusiasm for literature is a joyous intoxicant.” —New York Times

In this charming anthology, esteemed literary critic Harold Bloom collects the last poems of history's...


Falling Water: Poems

by John Koethe HarperCollins e-books (October 19, 2010)

"As a poet who is a teacher of philosophy, John Koethe knows better than most of us the uses and dissatisfactions of both disciplines, if indeed they are disciplines. In this ravishing and haunted book he comes...


Ideal Cities: Poems

by Erika Meitner HarperCollins e-books (August 31, 2010)

“These poems are so generous, so bright and sharp, so funny and winning, they feel immense.”

—Paul Guest

 

“Erika Meitner is the new voice of intelligent and emotional poems. Good for poetry. Good for...


The Enlightened Heart

by Stephen Mitchell HarperCollins (January 25, 2011)

An anthology of poetry chosen from the world's great religious and literary traditions--the perfect companion to the bestselling Tao Te Ching.

• The Upanishads • The Book of Psalms • Lao-tzu • The Bhagavad...


The Standing Wave

by Gabriel Spera HarperCollins e-books (June 15, 2010)

An exciting first collection of poetry from an emerging talent, Gabriel Spera's The Standing Wave was a winner of the 2002 National Poetry Series Open Competition, selected by esteemed poet Dave Smith.

For over...