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Self-Portrait as Wikipedia Entry
In Dean Rader's second full-length collection, Self-Portrait as Wikipedia Entry, the poet considers the malleable identities of self and society -- simultaneously sculpted...
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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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At the Great Door of Morning
"Every poem is a creation myth," writes poet Robert Hedin. This long overdue retrospective, spanning forty years of patient and painstaking work, highlights Hedin's...
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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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Maurice Manning
Maurice Manning's first book of poetry, Lawrence Booth's Book of Visions , was selected by W.S. Merwin for the Yale Series of Younger Poets, and his fourth book, The Common Man , was...
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Flood Song

by Sherwin Bitsui

These poems, none of which have titles, come together like beads on a string. They have shape and force. By using contemporary tools in his private landscape, Bitsui reminds us of the eternal mysteries of poetry.

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