Poetry

Blue Laws

Blue Laws

A rich and lively gathering of highlights from the first twenty years of an extraordinary career, interspersed with “B sides” and “bonus tracks” from this prolific and widely acclaimed poet. Blue...

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Horace

Horace

This wide-ranging selection showcases the work of one of ancient Rome’s master poets—and originator of the phrase “carpe diem”—whose influence on poetry can...

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Selected Poems

Selected Poems

Though John Updike is widely known as one of America’s greatest writers of prose, both his first book and his last were poetry collections, and in the fifty years between he published...

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Voyage of the Sable Venus

Voyage of the Sable Venus

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARDA stunning poetry debut: this meditation on the black female figure throughout time introduces us to a brave and penetrating new voice....

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Monster Verse

Monster Verse

Monster Verse: Poems Human and Inhuman brings to life a colorful menagerie of fantastical creatures from across the ages. Humans have always defined themselves by imagining...

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The Collected Poems

The Collected Poems

The Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens is the definitive collection from the man Harold Bloom has called “the best and most representative American poet.” Originally...

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Fires

Fires

More than sixty stories, poems, and essays are included in this wide-ranging collection by the extravagantly versatile Raymond Carver. Two of the stories—later revised for What...

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Made in Detroit

Made in Detroit

A treasure trove of new poems by one of our most sought-after poets: poems that range from descriptions of the Detroit of her childhood to her current life on Cape Cod, from deep...

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Measure for Measure

Measure for Measure

This comprehensive and joyous celebration of metered verse brings together some of the best rhythmic lines in literature.After a century dominated by free verse, there is...

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The Beauty

The Beauty

The Beauty, an incandescent new collection from one of  American poetry’s most distinctive and essential voices, opens with a series of dappled,...

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Ten Windows

Ten Windows

A dazzling collection of essays on how the best poems work, from the master poet and essayist “Poetry,” Jane Hirshfield has said, “is language...

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Elegy for a Broken Machine

Elegy for a Broken Machine

The poet Patrick Phillips brings us a stunning third collection that is at its core a son’s lament for his father. This book of elegies takes us from the luminous...

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Stay, Illusion

Stay, Illusion

National Book Award Finalist Stay, Illusion, the much-anticipated volume of poems by Lucie Brock-Broido, illuminates the broken but beautiful world she...

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Poems

Poems

Certain of these poems first appeared in PoetryBlastOthersThe Little Review, and Art and Letters....

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The Players

The Players

The strongest collection yet from this widely praised poet is about the central players in our lives, our relationships over time—between mother and son, mother and daughter—and...

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Poems

Poems

Modern poetry begins with Charles Baudelaire (1821-67), who employed his unequalled technical mastery to create the shadowy, desperately dramatic urban landscape...

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The Weary Blues

The Weary Blues

Nearly ninety years after its first publication, this celebratory edition of The Weary Blues reminds us of the stunning achievement of Langston Hughes, who was just...

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The Ink Dark Moon

The Ink Dark Moon

These translated poems were written by 2 ladies of the Heian court of Japan between the ninth and eleventh centuries A.D. The poems speak intimately of their authors'...

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Donne: Poems

Donne: Poems

The Everyman's Library Pocket Poets hardcover series is popular for its compact size and reasonable price which does not compromise content. Poems: Donne contains...

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Collected Poems

Collected Poems

Longlisted for the 2014 National Book Award Gathered here is a half century’s magnificent work by the former poet laureate of the United States and Pulitzer Prize winner whose haunting and...

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Poems Dead and Undead

Poems Dead and Undead

In time for Halloween: a one-of-a-kind hardcover collection of poems from ancient times to the present about ghosts, zombies, and vampires. EVERYMAN'S LIBRARY POCKET POETS.This...

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Gabriel

Gabriel

Longlisted for the 2014 National Book Award Never has there been a book of poems quite like Gabriel, in which a short life, a bewildering death, and the unanswerable...

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Arabic Poems

Arabic Poems

A bilingual anthology of poems from the sixth century to the present, Arabic Poems is a one-of-a-kind showcase of a fascinating literary tradition. The Arabic poetic...

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Poems of the American South

Poems of the American South

This one-of-a-kind collection of poems about the American South ranges over four centuries of its dramatic history. The arc of poetry of the South, from slave songs...

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