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The Essential W.S. Merwin
Essential  means this selection from W.S. Merwin’s vast oeuvre represents the poems readers cherish — today, tomorrow,  and  in 100 years. This deeply...
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Hard Child
Natalie Shapero's Hard Child is a necessary companion for a world filled with ambiguity. Possessing rapid-fire comedic timing. Shapero touches on subjects such as religion, perpetual war,...
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blud
McKibbens’s  blud  is a collection of dark, rhythmic poems interested in the ways in which inherited things—bloodlines, mental illnesses, trauma—affect their inheritors....
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W.S. Merwin
W.S. Merwin was born in New York City in 1927 and was United States Poet Laureate in 2010. He graduated from Princeton University in 1948, where he studied with John Berryman and R.P. Blackmur...
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Early Hour
A book-length sequence inspired by the Nazi-persecuted German Expressionist painter Karl Hofer’s work, McGriff’s third collection meditates on eros, cosmology, independence, provenance,...
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Particles
Drawing upon eight previous collections and including a book-length selection of new poems, this retrospective tunes its ears and eyes to the natural world and a provenance that includes the...
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Pablo Neruda
Pablo Neruda was born Neftalí Ricardo Reyes Basoalto in Parral , Chile, in 1904. He served as consul in Burma and held diplomatic posts in various East Asian and European...
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Book of Twilight
Neruda’s first book, published in Chile when the poet was a teenager, has never been published in its entirety in the U.S. Presenting the highly romantic style refined and empowered in...
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We Almost Disappear

by David Bottoms

Bottoms tells stories in ways that make you want to be in the moment and reminisce on your own past. I find him to have a refreshing clarity and thoughtfulness not seen very often in today's poetry. He is a fantastic storyteller; this book#

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