Poetry

Another World Instead

The Early Poems of William Stafford, 1937-1947
William Stafford; Edited by Fred Marchant

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2008

The unpublished early poems of William Stafford now added to "a body of work that represents some of the finest poetry written during the second half of [the twentieth] century."—Library Journal

Antebellum Dream Book

Poems
Elizabeth Alexander

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2001

Elizabeth Alexander's third collection, full of unsettling dreams, meditations on race and American culture, and a knockout finale on Ali

Application for Release from the Dream

Poems
Tony Hoagland

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2015
The eagerly awaited, brilliant, and engaging new poems by Tony Hoagland, author of What Narcissism Means to Me

An Aquarium

Poems
Jeffrey Yang

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2008

A vivid trip through the various theaters of an aquarium eerie, translucent, and reflective  

Army Cats

Poems
Tom Sleigh

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2011

“Sleigh is nearly as prodigal with his gifts as Yeats.”—The New York Times Book Review

The Art of Attention

A Poet's Eye
Donald Revell

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2007

Donald Revell's rhapsode on turning life into poetry

As for Dream

Poems
Saskia Hamilton

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2001

"Hamilton's work succeeds because it hovers somewhere between poetry and prose, between dreaming and wakefulness, between body and spirit."—Kirkus Reviews

Ask Me

100 Essential Poems of William Stafford
William Stafford; Edited by Kim Stafford

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2014

“In our time there has been no poet who revived human hearts and spirits more convincingly than William Stafford.”—Naomi Shihab Nye

Barter

Monica Youn

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2003

Felix the Rat's hind feet
could be Barbie hands—
same pink, same
injection-molded seaming.
—from "Electronica"

Bellocq's Ophelia

Poems
Natasha Trethewey

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2002

Natasha Trethewey's elegant and harrowing sequence of poems imagining the untold history behind the photographs of E. J. Bellocq

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