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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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What About This
“The big event in poetry for 2015 will likely be the long-awaited resurrection of Frank Stanford."—NPR.org Largely out of print and unavailable for decades, the singular...
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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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News, The
“ The News is more than a venture into art by someone prominent in another field. In these poems, an unconventional subject for poetry is dealt with from within, by a real...
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Fady Joudah
Fady Joudah is a Palestinian-American poet, translator, and physician of internal medicine. He received his medical training from the Medical College of Georgia and University of Texas, and...
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Kwame Dawes
Kwame Dawes was born in Ghana in 1962 and moved with his family to Jamaica at the age of ten. His first book of poetry Progeny of Air ( Peepal Tree, 1994) won the Forward Poetry Prize for best...
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Night Sky With Exit Wounds
“Reading Vuong is like watching a fish move: he manages the varied currents of English with muscled intuition. His poems are by turns graceful and wonderstruck . His lines...
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Splitting an Order
Pulitzer Prize winner and best selling poet Ted Kooser calls attention to the intimacies of life through commonplace objects and occurrences: an elderly couple sharing a sandwich is a...
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by W. S. Merwin

Absolutely lovely book. An author-poet of greatness.

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