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by William Wordsworth Dover Publications (April 11, 2012)

Treasury of 39 works by influential English Romantic poet: "Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey," the "Lucy" poems, "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud," "Intimations of Immortality," many more.


by Jalaluddin Rumi & Rasoul Shams Rumi Publications / Rumi Poetry Club (March 15, 2012)

Cambridge University professor Reynold Nicholson once remarked that the 13th-century Persian poet Rumi is the "greatest mystical poet of any age." In Rumi's vision, love is the very matrix of existence; love...

Not for Specialists: New and Selected Poems

by W.D. Snodgrass BOA Editions Ltd. (July 01, 2014)

35 new poems and selections from six previous collections including the Pulitzer Prize-winning Heart's Needle.

Caldera: Notes from the Pit: Venting A Sarcastic Soul

by Edward Fuller FastPencil (December 03, 2014)

A glimpse into the magma coursing beneath the seemingly dormant surface of a black oddball's daily facade. Poems, short-stories, and a novella that skewer convention, current events, and all pretense.

The Secret of Hoa Sen

by Nguyen Phan Que Mai & Bruce Weigl BOA Editions Ltd. (November 17, 2014)

Presented in bilingual English and Vietnamese, these poems build bridges between two cultures inextricably bound together by war and destruction.

Terrapin: Poems by Wendell Berry

by Wendell Berry Counterpoint (October 20, 2014)

Tom Pohrt spent years gathering those poems of Wendell Berry’s he imagined children might read and appreciate, making sketches to accompany his selection. Over the past several years a dialogue has evolved...


by Allison Adelle Hedge Coke Coffee House Press (November 10, 2014)

An award-winning poet turns to her indigenous background to consider loss, memory, and the fate of the planet.

The Poems of Emma Lazarus, Volume II: Jewish Poems and Translations

by Emma Lazarus Dover Publications (October 27, 2014)

New York City–based poet Emma Lazarus (1849–87) is best known for "The New Colossus," which is inscribed upon the base of the Statue of Liberty. The highly respected writer and intellectual corresponded...

The Poems of Emma Lazarus, Volume I: Narrative, Lyric, and Dramatic

by Emma Lazarus Dover Publications (October 27, 2014)

New York City–based poet Emma Lazarus (1849–87) is best known for "The New Colossus," which is inscribed upon the base of the Statue of Liberty. The highly respected writer and intellectual corresponded...


by Jamaal May Alice James Books (November 03, 2014)

Jamaal May's language hits us hard and fast, immersing us in the rhythm and rush of his city's ardent heart.

The Quarry: Poems

by Dan Lechay Ohio University Press (February 23, 2004)

Marvelous, disquieting, extraordinarily beautiful book that meditates on fundamental questions of time and change in and through a clear-eyed yet loving evocation of everyday existence.

Once or twice in a generation...

The Room Within: Poems

by Moore Moran Swallow Press (June 13, 2010)

The Room Within is a retrospective survey of a poetic career dating back to the late fifties. A student of Yvor Winters at Stanford, Moore Moran has deservedly earned a reputation, along with fellow Winters...


by Erika Meitner BOA Editions Ltd. (September 22, 2014)

Started as a VQR documentary, Copia examines the now-bankrupt city of Detroit, once the thriving heart of the American Dream.

Religious Imaginaries: The Liturgical and Poetic Practices of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Christina Rossetti, and Adelaide Procter

by Karen Dieleman Ohio University Press (August 14, 2012)

Religious Imaginaries explores liturgical practice as formative for how three Victorian women poets imagined the world and their place in it and, consequently, for how they developed their creative and critical...

The Cultural Production of Matthew Arnold

by Antony H. Harrison Ohio University Press (November 15, 2009)

The career of Matthew Arnold as an eminent poet and the preeminent critic of his generation constitutes a remarkable historical spectacle orchestrated by a host of powerful Victorian cultural institutions.


Photographing Eden: Poems

by Jason Gray Ohio University Press (December 15, 2008)

Photographing Eden presents the first full-length collection of poems by a major new talent. The work meditates on several ideas, the crux of which is Eden: spirituality, environmentalism, and the relationships...

The Chair

by Richard Garcia BOA Editions Ltd. (September 22, 2014)

Noted prose poet and celebrated Latino author Richard Garcia’s sixth collection is rich in fabulist traditions—lyrical, accessible, and highly imaginative.

Danger on Peaks: The Deluxe Audio Edition

by Gary Snyder Counterpoint (September 22, 2014)

We are proud to continue our project of publishing Deluxe Audio Editions of the poems of Gary Snyder, read by him. When first published in 2004, it was the poet’s first new collection of poems in twenty years....

Whitman: The Mystic Poets

by Walt Whitman & Gary David Comstock SkyLight Paths (September 12, 2013)

Offers insight into Whitman's quest for self-discovery, which involved an ongoing mystical experience of the world.

The Year Is a Circle: A Celebration of Henry David Thoreau

by Victor Carl Friesen Dundurn (November 15, 2002)

Taking a series of quotations demonstrating Thoreaus philosophy, Victor Carl Friesen writes a poem for each and illustrates them with outstanding colour photographs.

When September Comes: And Other Poems

by Peter Jailall Dundurn (September 16, 2003)

Peter Jailall continues his search for home in his third volume of poetry, exploring the open, dangerous landscape of a post-September 11th world.

Weather Report

by Rhonda Batchelor Dundurn (April 16, 2002)

Batchelors poems forecast the shifting patterns of a marriage. This work keens to the notes of a personal lament but emerges healed and ultimately blessed.

Purity of Absence

by Dave Margoshes Dundurn (April 16, 2001)

The author charts the patterns of love, not just love between a man and a woman but love for a parent, friends, knowledge, place, and, ultimately, life itself.

Helsinki Drift

by Douglas Burnet Smith Dundurn (May 16, 2002)

In these poems Smith takes the reader on a kaleidoscopic journey through Amsterdams antique streets and canals, Tuscanys sun-soaked landscapes, and more.

Growing Old Together: And Other Poems

by Robert W. Nero Natural Heritage (November 29, 2005)

Poems in tribute to the authors wife, Ruth and to Lady Grayl, the great gray owl Nero adopted in 1984 and who lived with the couple until her death in 2005.

Copper Woman: And Other Poems

by Afua Cooper Natural Heritage (January 26, 2007)

Afua Coopers poetry brings mythic, historical, and present-day voices to life, all the way from Africa to the Caribbean to Canada and beyond.

The Alchemy of Happiness

by Marilyn Bowering Dundurn (December 16, 2002)

Bowering delivers poems that blend of personalities, times, and places that add up to an overall substance she sees as happiness.

Voices Beyond Bondage: An Anthology of Verse by African Americans of the 19th Century

by Fidel Louis NewSouth Books (June 24, 2014)

Slaves in chains, toiling on master's plantation. Beatings, bloodied whips. This is what many of us envision when we think of 19th century African Americans; source materials penned by those who suffered in...

Phantom Noise

by Brian Turner Alice James Books (September 01, 2014)

A soldier struggles to reintegrate, exploring the foundations of the psyche and how history instructs identity.

Model Homes

by Wayne Koestenbaum BOA Editions Ltd. (July 01, 2014)

Urbane, ribald, melancholic and wry, Koestenbaum puts a memorable spin on the status quo notion of domestic arrangements.

The Owner of the House: New Collected Poems 1940-2001

by Louis Simpson BOA Editions Ltd. (July 01, 2014)

A major poetry collection by one of America's most widely acclaimed poets, published in his eightieth Year!


by David Tomas Martinez Sarabande Books (April 21, 2014)

Hustle documents Latino youth in San Diego in an inferno of stolen cars, silent sex, and murdered high school valedictorians.

Here, Bullet

by Brian Turner Alice James Books (September 01, 2014)

A first-person account of the Iraq War by a solider-poet, winner of the 2005 Beatrice Hawley Award.

Expect Delays

by Bill Berkson Coffee House Press (October 20, 2014)

From a NY School master, wide-ranging poems that eyeball mortality with rare equilibrium, appreciating life's richness and inevitable griefs.

The Hour Between Dog and Wolf

by Laure-Anne Bosselaar & Charles Simic BOA Editions Ltd. (July 01, 2014)

Lyrical poetry that sings of farmers, families and nunneries in Belgium and Flanders.

Darling Vulgarity

by Michael Waters BOA Editions Ltd. (July 01, 2014)

Vivid and sensual new poems from the editor of the prestigious Contemporary American Poetry.

Walking Light: Memoirs and Essays on Poetry

by Stephen Dunn BOA Editions Ltd. (July 01, 2014)

"Stephen Dunn's essays are grounded and funny and accessible without ceding intelligence or audacity." --amazon.com

Love Song with Motor Vehicles

by Alan Michael Parker BOA Editions Ltd. (July 01, 2014)

This newest collection showcases Parker's ability to wed fiction elements to his own distinct poetics.

What He Took

by Wendy Mnookin BOA Editions Ltd. (July 01, 2014)

A moving poetic sequence that examines the effect of a tragic car accident on a young girl.

Wolf Centos

by Simone Muench Sarabande Books (July 21, 2014)

Poems structured by a wolf motif, concerned with death and beauty, urging us to retain our “wildness” as we age.

The Lesser Tragedy of Death

by Cristina Garcia & Chris Abani Akashic Books (May 01, 2010)

The highly anticipated debut poetry collection from the best-selling author of Dreaming in Cuban.

Infinity Blues

by Ryan Adams Akashic Books (April 01, 2009)

World-famous rock hero Ryan Adams reveals his prodigious talents as a poetry and fiction writer.

Hello Sunshine

by Ryan Adams Akashic Books (December 01, 2009)

World-famous singer/songwriter Ryan Adams presents his second book of passionate, transcendent verse.

Prelude to Bruise

by Saeed Jones Coffee House Press (August 18, 2014)

With rootless cosmopolitanism, formal rigor, and the fluidity of slam, Jones explores questions of sexuality, race, and shifting identity.

Poems of Solace and Remembrance

by Paul Negri Dover Publications (June 10, 2014)

Comfort, inspiration to the bereaved in the form of 90 poems by over 60 poets, including Shakespeare, Shelley, Wordsworth, Longfellow, Browning, Whitman, Swinburne, Kipling, Frost, and Auden.

Dark. Sweet.: New & Selected Poems

by Linda Hogan Coffee House Press (June 16, 2014)

Dark. Sweet. offers readers the sweep of LindaHogan's work—environmental and spiritual concerns, her Chickasaw heritage—in spare, elemental, visionary language.

From "Those Who Thunder":

Those who thunder


The Book of Goodbyes

by Jillian Weise BOA Editions Ltd. (August 19, 2013)

Winner of the Isabella Gardner Poetry Award writes of sex, identity, and the power struggles within a deranged love affair.

The World Shared

by Dariusz Sosnicki, Piotr Florczyk & Boris Dralyuk BOA Editions Ltd. (May 19, 2014)

First full-length U.S. collection by an influential, award-winning Polish poet, translated by two of America's premier Slavic translators.

So Much Things to Say: 100 Poets from the First Ten Years of the Calabash International Literary Festival

by Kwame Dawes & Colin Channer Akashic Books (July 01, 2010)

Robert Pinsky and Derek Walcott anchor this groundbreaking, soulful poetry collection.

Burning of the Three Fires

by Jeanne Marie Beaumont BOA Editions Ltd. (August 31, 2010)

The winner of the National Poetry Series returns with a third collection of oddly reverent, warily nostalgic, deeply haunted, always suprising poetry.