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By: Accad, Evelyne

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Chinua Achebe: Collected Poems

By: Achebe, Chinua

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Publisher: ANCHOR:

Seller ID: 1400076587

ISBN: 1400076587

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Infinity Blues

By: Adams, Ryan

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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

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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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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

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Poems of Akhmatova

By: Akhmatova

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Seller ID: 9780395860038

ISBN: 0395860032

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Complete Poems of Anna Akhmatova

By: Akhmatova, Anna/Hemschemeyer

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Publisher: ZEPHYR PRESS: 6/17/2011

Seller ID: 9780939010271

ISBN: 0939010275

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Initially published in 1990, when the "New York Times Book Review" named it one of fourteen "Best Books of the Year," Judith Hemschemeyer's translation of "The Complete Poems of Anna Akhmatova" is the definitive edition, and has sold over 13,000 copies, making it one of the most successful poetry titles of recent years.This reissued and revised printing features a new biographical essay as well as expanded notes to the poems, both by Roberta Reeder, project editor and author of "Anna Akhmatova: Poet and Prophet" (St. Martin's Press, 1994). Encyclopedic in scope, with more than 800 poems, 10... View more info

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Hagar Before the Occupation / Hagar After the Occupation

By: Al-Jubouri, Amal/Howell, Rebec

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Seller ID: 9781882295890

ISBN: 1882295897

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"Through these poems, Amal al-Jubouri connects us to the earliest known poems, and yet the dialectic tension between them is utterly contemporary. Al-Jubouri writes 'This is my protest, this is my folly, ' yet these poems are neither simple protest nor in any sense folly. These poems are both essential and eternal."--Nick FlynnThis translation of Iraqi author Amal al-Jubouri contextualizes America's occupation of Iraq through the Qur'an's story of Hagar. Complementary pairs of poems portray life before and after the war. This work simultaneously mirrors Hagar's desperate running between ... 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


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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Things To Shout Out Loud At Parties

By: Almond, Markus

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Seller ID: 9781500160425

ISBN: 1500160423

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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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Phenomenal Woman

By: Angelou, Maya

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Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE INC: 10/5/2012

Seller ID: 9780679439240

ISBN: 0679439242

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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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