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Ellen Bass
Ellen Bass's book of poetry called Mules of Love (published by BOA Editions) won the 2003 Lambda Literary Award for Poetry. She is co-author of the million-seller  Courage to Heal. She...
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War of the Foxes
“This may be the most anticipated poetry book of the last decade...expect it to haunt you.” — NPR In this long-awaited follow-up to Crush , Yale Series of Younger Poets...
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Uses of the Body, The
Deborah Landau's third collection,  The Uses of the Body , is propelled by two unanticipated events--a death and a birth. The drives and vulnerabilities of the female body, and...
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Poem She Didn't Write and Other Poems, The
In her first full collection in a decade, Olena Kalytiak Davis revivifies language and makes love offerings to her beloved reader. With a heightened...
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Deborah Landau
Deborah Landau is the author of The Last Usable Hour and Orchidelirium , which won the Anhinga Prize for Poetry. Her poems, essays, and reviews appear in Grand Street , The Paris...
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Tishani Doshi
Tishani Doshi was born in Madras, India in 1975. She received her Master's in writing from John Hopkins University and worked in London in advertising before returning to India in 2001. At...
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Selected Translations
Selected Translations is a life's work from America's greatest poet and translator.  Since his undergraduate years at Princeton University, Merwin has always placed...
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The Poet, the Lion, Talking Pictures, El Farolito, a Wedding in St. Roch, the Big Box Store, the Warp in the Mirror, Spring, Midnights, Fire & All
Part study, part elliptical love song to poetics, MacArthur...
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Shadow Of Sirius, The

by W. S. Merwin

Wonderfully simple poems on memory which bring the past back to life with concrete images. 

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