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L'Excisee

By: Accad, Evelyne

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Seller ID: 0894105973

ISBN: 0894105973

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Infinity Blues

By: Adams, Ryan

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Publisher: AKASHIC BOOKS:

Seller ID: 9781933354743

ISBN: 1933354747

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"Ryan Adams, one of America's most consistently interesting singer/songwriters, has written a passionate, arresting, and entertaining book of verse. Fans are going to love it, and newcomers will be pleased and startled by his intensity and originality. The images are vivid and the voice is honest and powerful."--Stephen King, author of "Duma Key""Ryan Adams writes with equal parts precision and recklessness; the blood he draws from the text is easily as unnerving as its unapologetic tenderness. He is proof that poetry will find its writer."--Mary-Louise Parker, actress""Infini... View more info

Slow Dance Heart Break Blues

By: Adoff, Arnold

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Seller ID: 9780688105693

ISBN: 0688105696

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"Adoff addresses his poetry to modern, urban teens in a gritty, hip-hop style. He manages to create poetry from the universal concerns of love and loneliness, the specific teen concerns of acne and braces, and unpleasant realities like selling and taking drugs."--Booklist. "Telling, recognizable, and readable....Intriguing."--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books. View more info

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Collected Poems of Ai

By: Ai

Price: $22.50

Publisher: W W NORTON & CO INC:

Seller ID: 9780393074901

ISBN: 0393074900

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Before her untimely death in 2010, Ai, known for her searing dramatic monologues, was hailed as one of the most singular voices of her generation (New York Times Book Review). Now for the first time, all eight books by this essential and uniquely American poet have been gathered in one volume. from The Cockfighter s Daughter I found my father, face down, in his homemade chili and had to hit the bowl with a hammer to get it off, then scrape the pinto beans and chunks of ground beef off his face with a knife. View more info

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Greed

By: Ai

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Publisher: W W NORTON & CO INC:

Seller ID: 9780393312010

ISBN: 0393312011

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Beginning with "Riot Act," a monologue about the Los Angeles uprising in April 1992, Ai explored racial and sexual politics through the voices of diverse characters. View more info

Summer of Black Widows

By: Alexie, Sherman

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Seller ID: 9781882413348

ISBN: 1882413342

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Poetry. Native American Studies. THE SUMMER OF BLACK WIDOWS presents poetry that has continued to grow in power, complexity, and vision. According to reviewer James R. Kincaid, "Mr. Alexie's is one of the major lyric voices of our time," and the many honors and an international following of readers from his poems, stories, and novels proves the claim. Chris Faatz from The Nation agrees, calling Alexie "a young writer who is taking the literary world by storm...a superb chronicler of the Native American experience...he is a master of language, writing beautifully, unsparingly and straight to th... View more info

Face

By: Alexie, Sherman

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Seller ID: 9781931236706

ISBN: 1931236704

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Poetry. Fiction. Native American Studies. In this first full collection in nine years, Alexie's poems and prose show his celebrated passion and wit while also exploring new directions. Novelist, storyteller and performer, he won the National Book Award for his YA novel, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian. His work has been praised throughout the world, but the bedrock remains what The New York Times Book Review said of his very first book: "Mr. Alexie's is one of the major lyric voices of our time." View more info

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Selected Poems

By: Ammons, A.R.

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Publisher: W W NORTON & CO INC: 12/12/2009

Seller ID: 9780393303964

ISBN: 0393303969

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To the "visions of clarity and terror" in that volume the poet now adds the most important poems from his three books published since. The resulting collection is the essential starting place for new readers, the quarry for those familiar with his work. Among the new poems is "Easter Morning," which the critic Helen Vendler called "a classic poem . . . a revelation." View more info

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Heat Lines

By: Anania, Michael

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Publisher: MOYER BELL LTD:

Seller ID: 9781559213844

ISBN: 1559213841

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Amazing Peace: Christmas Poem

By: Angelou, Maya

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Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE INC: 9/14/2014

Seller ID: 9781400065585

ISBN: 1400065585

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In this beautiful, deeply moving poem, Maya Angelou inspires us to embrace the peace and promise of Christmas, so that hope and love can once again light up our holidays and the world. "Angels and Mortals, Believers and Nonbelievers, look heavenward," she writes, "and speak the word aloud. Peace." Read by the poet at the lighting of the National Christmas Tree at the White House on December 1, 2005, Maya Angelou's celebration of the "Glad Season" is a radiant affirmation of the goodness of life and a beautiful holiday gift for people of all faiths. View more info

I Shall Not be Moved

By: Angelou, Maya

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Publisher: 12/12/2009

Seller ID: 9780394586182

ISBN: 0394586182

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In her first book of poetry since "Why Don't You Sing?" Maya Angelou, bestselling author of the classic autobiography I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, writes with lyric, passionate intensity that reaches out to touch the heart and mind. This memorable collection of poems exhibits Maya Angelou's unique gift for capturing the triumph and pain of being black and every man and woman's struggle to be free. Filled with bittersweet intimacies and ferocious courage, these poems are gems-many-faceted, bright with wisdom, radiant with life. "From the Trade Paperback edition." View more info

Dear Herculine (Out of Print) (Sawtooth Poetry Prize Series)

By: Apps, Aaron

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Seller ID: 9781934103579

ISBN: 1934103578

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Seeing Stars

By: Armitage, Simon

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Publisher: ALFRED A KNOPF: 12/18/2011

Seller ID: 9780307594839

ISBN: 0307594831

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A thrilling new collection from the hugely acclaimed British poet Simon Armitage. With its vivid array of dramatic monologues, allegories, and tall tales, this absurdist, unreal exploration of modern society brings us a chorus of unique and unforgettable voices. All are welcome at this twilit, visionary carnival: the man whose wife drapes a border-curtain across the middle of the marital home; the black bear with a dark secret; the woman who oversees giant snowballs in the freezer. "My girlfriend won me in a sealed auction but wouldn't / tell me how much she bid," begins one speaker; "I ha... View more info

Selected Poems

By: Auden, W.H.

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Publisher: 8/9/2011

Seller ID: 9780679724834

ISBN: 0679724834

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Collected Poems: Auden

By: Auden, W.H.

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Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS: 1/23/2013

Seller ID: 9780679731979

ISBN: 0679731970

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Collected Longer Poems

By: Auden, W.H.

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Seller ID: 6916429

ISBN: 6916429

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June-tree: New and Selected Poems, 1974-2000

By: Balakian, Peter

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Publisher: PERENNIAL:

Seller ID: 9780060556174

ISBN: 006055617X

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Prize-winning poet and New York Times-bestselling author Peter Balakian offers the best of his previous poetry, as well as thirteen new poems.For three decades, Peter Balakian's poetry has been praised widely in the United States and abroad. He has created a unique voice in American poetry -- one that is both personal and cosmopolitan. In sensuous, elliptical language, Balakian offers a textured poetry that is beautiful and haunting as it envelops an American grain, the reverberations of the Armenian Genocide, and the wired, discordant realities of contemporary life. View more info

Baudelaire

By: Baudelaire

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Seller ID: 8907457327

ISBN: 8907457327

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Dog Ear

By: Baum, Erica

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Seller ID: 9781933254715

ISBN: 1933254718

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Literary Nonfiction. Art. Photography. The concept of DOG EAR is simple and straightforward: dog-eared pages of mass-market paperbacks are photographed to isolate the small diagonally bisected squares or rectangles of text. The photographs are formally quite neutral and sedate--cursorily reminiscent of Alber's "Homage to the Square" series of prints, paintings and tapestries--but the text also demands attention and it is what allows or coaxes the viewer to linger. As Kenny Goldsmith says in his introduction: "The idea that there's no one correct way to engage with an artwork is at the heart of... View more info

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Brief History of Time

By: Beers, Shaindel

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Publisher: SALT PUB:

Seller ID: 9781844715053

ISBN: 1844715051

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A Brief History of Time, Beers' first collection of poetry, is at once an exploration of what it is to grow up in rural America and a treatise for social justice. These poems, many of them award-winning, span a wide range of styles--from plainsong free verse to sestinas to nearly epic works. The characters/speakers in Beers' poems range from the rural working class to mythological characters. These poems look at the world with an honest, unflinching eye. She is one of the up-and-coming poets from Generation X we will be hearing a great deal from in the future. View more info