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100 Poems

Seamus Heaney had the idea to form a personal selection from across the entire arc of his poetry, small yet comprehensive enough to serve as an introduction for all comers. He never managed to do this..

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40 Sonnets

This new collection from Don Paterson, his first since the Forward prize-winning Rain in 2009, is a series of forty sonnets. Some take a more traditional form, some are highly experimental, but what t..

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A Fine Morning at Passchendaele

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Abandoned Settlements

The poems in James Sheard's remarkable third book are about love and leaving, of how the rift of departure brings on a kind of haunting - of the people involved and the places where they lived - an em..

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Adultolescence

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Aeneid: Book VI

In a momentous publication, Seamus Heaney's translation of Book VI of the Aeneid, Virgil's epic poem composed sometime between 29 and 19 BC, follows the hero, Aeneas, on his descent into the underworl..

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After Party: Poems

"A truly moving book." John Ashbery Jana Prikryl s "The After Party" journeys across borders and eras, from cold war Central Europe to present-day New York City, from ancient Rome to New World suburbs..

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Agonist

In its wildness, originality and vitality, this collection announces a distinctive new poetic voice. Like the agonist that binds to a receptor to start a chemical response, these poems conduct experim..

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Alfred Lord Tennyson : Selected Poems

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All of Us: The Collected Poems

Carver's poetry is like an almost invisible strand of fishing line reeling us all together, connecting us by the heart. --San Francisco Examiner and Chronicle This prodigiously rich collection suggest..

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All We Saw

A mesmerising, luminously beautiful new poetry collection from Anne Michaels, internationally acclaimed poet and bestselling author of Fugitive Pieces In this passionate, profound collection, Ann..

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Angel Hill

This edition is limited to one hundred copies specially bound in goatskin, with a slipcase, and numbered and signed by the author. A remote townland in County Mayo, Carrigskeewaun has been for nearly ..

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Annotated Archy and Mehitabel

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Anthem for Doomed Youth

Twelve soldier poets of the First World War Leading poet and former professor of English Literature, Jon Stallworthy tells the story of the lives and work of twelve major poets of the First World War ..

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Ariel : Perennial Classics Edition

"In these poems...Sylvia Plath becomes herself, becomes something imaginary, newly, wildly and subtly created." -- From the Introduction by Robert Lowell ..

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Ariel: Faber Modern Classics

Ariel, first published in 1965, contains many of Sylvia Plath's best-known poems, written in an extraordinary burst of creativity just before her death in 1963. Including poems such as 'Lady Lazarus',..

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Around the Boree Log and the Parish of St Mels

'We'll all be rooned,' said Hanrahan, In accents most forlorn, Outside the church, ere Mass began, One frosty Sunday morn. 'We'll all be rooned,' said Hanrahan, In accents most forlorn, Outside ..

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Art of Losing : Poems of Grief and Healing

The Art of Losing is the first anthology of its kind, delivering poetry with a purpose. Editor Kevin Young has introduced and selected 150 devastatingly beautiful poems that embrace the pain and heart..

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Aspiring Daybook: The diary of Elsie Winslow

In Aspiring Daybook, poet Annabel Wilson tells of a year in the life Elsie Winslow, who has just returned from Europe to Wanaka to take care of her terminally ill brother and finds herself thinking ab..

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Austerity Measures: The New Greek Poetry

'I remember caresses, kisses, touching each other's hair. We had no sense that anything else existed' - Elena Penga, 'Heads' 'Nothing, not even the drowning of a child Stops the perpetual motion of t..

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Autobiography of Red: a Novel in Verse

Written in the form of an epic poem, Anne Carson's story tells of how a young boy, Geryon, escapes to a parallel world of photography and falls in love with Herakles, a golden young man who leaves Ger..

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Ballistics

In this moving and playful collection, Billy Collins touches on an array of subjects--love, death, solitude, youth, and aging--delving deeper than ever before into the intricate folds of life...

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Be Brave: An Unlikely Manual for Erasing Heartbreak

A former high school English teacher, Farkas transforms Beowulf into an unlikely guide for the brokenhearted that is both irreverent and moving. Anyone who has been devastated by love will appreciate ..

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Beautiful Librarians

Each poem in Sean O'Brien's superb new collection opens on a wholly different room, vista or landscape, each drawn with the poet's increasingly refined sense of tone, history and rhetorical assurance...

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Bees

'Beautiful and moving poetry for the real world' Jeanette Winterson, Guardian 'Wonderful ...a poet alert to every sound and shape of language' Sunday Telegraph The Bees is Carol Ann Duffy's first coll..

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Bees, The

'Beautiful and moving poetry for the real world' Jeanette Winterson, Guardian 'Wonderful ...a poet alert to every sound and shape of language' Sunday Telegraph The Bees is Carol Ann Duffy's first coll..

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Before Dawn on Bluff Road / Hollyhocks in the Fog: Selected New Jersey Poems / Selected San Francisco Poems

When August Kleinzahler won the 2004 Griffin Poetry Prize for his collection The Strange Hours Travelers Keep, the judges' citation referred to his work as 'ferociously on the move, between locations,..

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Being Alive

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Being Human: The Companion Anthology to Staying Alive and Being Alive

"Being Human" is the third book in the "Staying Alive" poetry trilogy. "Staying Alive" and its sequel "Being Alive" have introduced many thousands of new readers to contemporary poetry. "Being Human" ..

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Beowulf   A New Translation

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Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary, Together with Sellic Spell

The translation of Beowulf by J.R.R. Tolkien was an early work, very distinctive in its mode, completed in 1926: he returned to it later to make hasty corrections, but seems never to have considered i..

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Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary, together with Sellic Spell

The translation of Beowulf by J.R.R. Tolkien was an early work, very distinctive in its mode, completed in 1926: he returned to it later to make hasty corrections, but seems never to have considered i..

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Best American Poetry 2014

Edited by the National Book Award-winning poet Terrance Hayes, the foremost annual anthology of contemporary American poetry returns: "A 'best' anthology that really lives up to its title" (Chicago Tr..

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Best American Poetry 2016

The premier anthology of contemporary American poetry continues guest edited this year by award-winning poet Edward Hirsch, a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets and the president of The John ..

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Best American Poetry 2017

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Best British Poetry: 2015

"Your indispensable guide to the poetry of these islands, now in its fifth year" The Best British Poetry presents the finest and most engaging poems found in literary magazines and webzines over the ..

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Best-Loved Poems: A Treasury of Verse

Best-Loved Poems collects the nation's favourite and the English language's best: poetry's greatest hits.From the classics of Wordsworth, Donne and Keats to such modern masters as Hughes, Heaney and L..

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Blakwork

A stunning mix of memoir, reportage, fiction, satire, and critique composed by a powerful new voice in poetry. Alison Whittaker's BLAKWORK is an original and unapologetic collection from which two thi..

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Blue Horses

Maybe our world will grow kinder eventually. Maybe the desire to make something beautiful is the piece of God that is inside each of us. In this stunning collection, Mary Oliver returns to th..

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Bone

'yrsa daley-ward's 'bone' is a symphony of breaking and mending. an expert storyteller. of the rarest. and purest kind - daley-ward is uncannily attentive and in tune to the things beneath life. ben..

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Book of Longing

Leonard Cohen made his name as a poet before he came to worldwide attention as a singer and songwriter. Book of Longing was twenty years in the making and written in Montreal, Mumbai and during his re..

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Book Of Longing

Leonard Cohen's first book of new poetry since "Book of Mercy" was published two decades ago. It collects Cohen's poetry written between the 1980s and the present, and also includes his wonderfully wi..

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Border Crossing

Caitlin Maling's second volume Border Crossing continues to showcase the development of an exciting new voice in Australian poetry. Now Maling's poems shift from the first volume's gritty treatment of..

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Brand New Ancients

Kate Tempest is one of the most exciting and innovative performers to have emerged in spoken-word poetry in many years; her dramatic poem Brand New Ancients won the prestigious Ted Hughes Prize for in..

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British Museum

Daljit Nagra possesses one of the most distinctive voices in contemporary English poetry. British Museum is his third collection, following his electrifying version of the epic Ramayana, and marks a s..

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Burns: 'A Red, Red Rose' and Other Poems

In his short life, Robert Burns forged for himself a reputation as a poet and songwriter that has never been eclipsed. Today, more than 200 years after his death, his verse remains among the most popu..

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Cecile Brunner Rose

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Chamber Music and Other Poems

Universally known for his groundbreaking prose - especially for the monumental novel Ulysses and its depictions of Dublin at the turn of the twentieth century - James Joyce started off as a writer of ..

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Chorale at the Crossing

When Peter Porter died in 2010 his reputation as one of the greatest Australian poets had long been settled. Chorale at the Crossing gathers together the work Porter completed after the publication of..

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Christmas Poems

Wendy Cope is a national treasure of the poetry world. This edition will be a highlight of the Christmas gift market, collecting together Cope's twelve best festive poems - jewels from decades of glit..

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Citizen: An American Lyric

Winner Of The Los Angeles Times Book Prize For Poetry Winner Of The National Book Critics Circle Award For Poetry. 'Everywhere were flashes, a siren sounding and a stretched-out roar. Get on the groun..

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