Poetry Picks

The Carrying: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781571315137
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Published: Milkweed Editions - April 13th, 2021

Available for the first time in paperback, The Carrying--winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award and a finalist for the PEN/Jean Stein Book Award--is Ada Lim n's most powerful collection yet.


Living Nations, Living Words: An Anthology of First Peoples Poetry Cover Image
By Joy Harjo (Editor), Carla D. Hayden (Foreword by), The Library of Congress (With)
$15.00
ISBN: 9780393867916
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 4th, 2021

A powerful, moving anthology that celebrates the breadth of Native poets writing today.


The Power of Adrienne Rich: A Biography Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780385541503
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Published: Nan A. Talese - November 17th, 2020

The first comprehensive biography of Adrienne Rich, feminist and queer icon and internationally revered National Book Award winning poet.


Unearth [The Flowers] Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780999889510
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(This book cannot be returned nor exchanged.)
Published: Red Light Lit Press - June 20th, 2020

An electrifying letter to family, country, and self, Unearth The Flowers] is an essential collection, relentless in its journey through stages of grief and healing while celebrating life. Each poem is an anthem for resiliency, a testament to survival, a triumph over the stigmatized terror that pervades the everyday.


Homie: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644450109
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Published: Graywolf Press - January 21st, 2020

FINALIST FOR THE 2020 NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR POETRY
FINALIST FOR THE 2021 NAACP IMAGE AWARD FOR POETRY

Danez Smith is our president


African American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle & Song (LOA #333): A Library of America Anthology Cover Image
By Kevin Young (Editor)
$45.00
ISBN: 9781598536669
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Published: Library of America - October 20th, 2020

A literary landmark: the biggest, most ambitious anthology of Black poetry ever published, gathering 250 poets from the colonial period to the present


Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781982167288
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Published: Simon & Schuster - September 29th, 2020

The New York Times bestselling debut book of poetry from Lana Del Rey, Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass.

Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass is the title poem of the book and the first poem I wrote of many.


Just Us: An American Conversation Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781644450215
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Published: Graywolf Press - September 8th, 2020

FINALIST FOR THE 2021 ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCE IN NONFICTION

Claudia Rankines Citizen changed the conversationJust Us urges all of us into it


Obit Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781556595745
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - April 7th, 2020

Memory—died August 3, 2015.  The

death was not sudden but slowly over a

decade.  I wonder if, when people die,

they  hear  a  bell.   Or  if  they  taste

something sweet, or if they feel a knife

cutting them in half, dragging through

the flesh like sheet cake.  The caretaker

who witnessed my mother’s death quit. 

She holds the memory and images and

now they are gone.  For the rest of her

life, the memories are hers.  She said

my mother couldn’t breathe, then took

her last breath 20 seconds later.  The

way I have imagined a kiss with many

men I have never kissed.  My memory

of  my  mother’s  death  can’t  be  a

memory but is an imagination, each

time the wind blows, leaves unfurl

a little differently.


Bluets Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781940696904
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Published: Wave Books - September 3rd, 2019

Since 2009, when it first published, to today, Bluets has drawn scores of readers with its surprising insights into the emotional depths that make us most human--via 240 short pieces, at once lyrical and philosophical, on the color blue.


Postcolonial Love Poem: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644450147
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Published: Graywolf Press - March 3rd, 2020

WINNER OF THE 2021 PULITZER PRIZE IN POETRY

FINALIST FOR THE 2020 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR POETRY

Natalie Diaz’s highly anticipated follow-up to When My Brother Was an Aztec, winner of an American Book Award


Poems 1962-2012 Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9780374534097
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - November 5th, 2013

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATURE

The collected works of the inimitable Pulitzer Prize–winning poet


Red Comet: The Short Life and Blazing Art of Sylvia Plath Cover Image
$40.00
ISBN: 9780307961167
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Published: Knopf - October 27th, 2020

Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Biography • “One of the most beautiful biographies I've ever read." —Glennon Doyle, author of #1 New York Times Bestseller, Untamed


Dearly: New Poems Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063032491
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Published: Ecco - November 10th, 2020

A new book of poetry from internationally acclaimed, award-winning and bestselling author Margaret Atwood


DMZ Colony Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781940696959
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Published: Wave Books - April 7th, 2020

WINNER OF THE 2020 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR POETRY