Poetry

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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They Carry a Promise

They Carry a Promise

This bracing collection marks the first appearance in English of the Polish poet Janusz Szuber, hailed as the greatest discovery in Polish poetry of the late twentieth century when, in his late forties, he began publishing...

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E. E. Cummings

E. E. Cummings

One of the Best Books of the Year: The Economist, San Francisco Chronicle Cummings, in his radical experimentation with form, punctuation, spelling, and...

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My Wicked Wicked Ways

My Wicked Wicked Ways

From much-beloved, bestselling author Sandra Cisneros comes a vibrantly beautiful collection of poems. First published in 1987, in My Wicked Wicked Ways Cisneros embraces...

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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 appreciations of the...

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Measure for Measure

Measure for Measure

This comprehensive and joyous celebration of metered verse—from Shakespeare to slam poetry—brings together some of the best rhythmic lines in literature.After...

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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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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 Duino Elegies & The Sonnets to Orpheus

The Duino Elegies & The Sonnets to Orpheus

Available for the first time in a single volume, Ranier Maria Rilke’s two most beloved sequences of poems rendered by his most faithful translator. Rilke is...

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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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Byron: Poems

Byron: Poems

To the nineteenth-century reader, George Gordon, Lord Byron (1788-1824), was the archetype of the Romantic literary hero, a figure admired and emulated as much for...

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Plundered Hearts

Plundered Hearts

At last, a definitive selection of the elegant work by a poet at the forefront of American poetry for more than three decades. With his first several books, J. D. McClatchy established himself as...

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Poems

Poems

The Alexandrian Greek poet Constantine Cavafy (1863–1933) is a towering figure of twentieth-century literature. No modern poet brought so vividly to life the history...

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Bicentennial

Bicentennial

From the acclaimed poet—a refreshing, singular collection of poems about boys and boyhood, historical cycles and personal history, memory and meaning.   Bicentennial...

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Book of Hours

Book of Hours

A decade after the sudden and tragic loss of his father, we witness the unfolding of grief. “In the night I brush / my teeth with a razor,” he tells...

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