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101 Great American Poems (Dover Thrift Editions)

Dover Publications, 1998

Rich treasury of verse from the 19th and 20th centuries, selected for popularity and literary quality, includes Poe's "The Raven," Whitman's "I Hear America Singing," as well as poems by Robert Frost, Langston Hughes, Emily Dickinson, T. S. Eliot, Marianne Moore, and many other notables. Includes 13 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative: "Casey at the Bat," "Fog," "The New Colossus," "Chicago," "I, Too, Sing America," "O ...
  
  











  



  
The Road Not Taken and Other Poems (Dover Thrift Editions)
Robert Frost

Dover Publications, 1993

"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. " These deceptively simple lines from the title poem of this collection suggest Robert Frost at his most representative: the language is simple, clear and colloquial, yet dense with meaning and wider significance. Drawing upon everyday incidents, common situations and rural imagery, Frost fashioned poetry of great lyrical beauty and potent ...
  
  











  



  
A Thousand Mornings: Poems
Mary Oliver

Penguin Books, 2013

The New York Times -bestselling collection of poems from celebrated poet Mary Oliver In A Thousand Mornings , Mary Oliver returns to the imagery that has come to define her life’s work, transporting us to the marshland and coastline of her beloved home, Provincetown, Massachusetts. Whether studying the leaves of a tree or mourning her treasured dog Percy, Oliver is open to the teachings contained in the smallest of moments and ...
  
  











  



  
A Book of Luminous Things: An International Anthology of Poetry

Mariner Books, 1998

"A collection of 300 poems from writers around the world, selected and edited by Nobel laureate Czeslaw Milosz   Czesław Miłosz's A Book of Luminous Things —his personal selection of poems from the past and present—is a testament to the stunning varieties of human experience, offered up so that we may see the myriad ways that experience can be shared in words and images. Miłosz provides a preface to each of these poems, divided ...
  
  











  



  
101 Famous Poems
Roy Cook

McGraw-Hill, 2003

Fully indexed by title, author, and first line, this much-loved collection, in print since 1916, is a wide-ranging collection of the best-known English language poets, from William Shakespeare Robert Frost, from Percy Bysshe Shelley to Edna St. Vincent Millay.
  
  











  



  
The Complete Poetry of Edgar Allan Poe (Signet Classics)
Edgar Allan Poe

Signet Classics, 2008

A classic collection From the exquisite lyric “ To Helen ,” to the immortal masterpieces “ Annabel Lee,” “The Bells, ” and “ The Raven,” The Complete Poetry of Edgar Allan Poe demonstrates the author’s gift for the form.
  
  











  



  
I Wrote This for You
Pleasefindthis

Central Avenue Publishing, 2011

"I need you to understand something. I wrote this for you. I wrote this for you and only you. Everyone else who reads it, doesn't get it." Started 2007, I Wrote This For You is an acclaimed exploration of hauntingly beautiful words, photography and emotion that's unique to each person that reads it. This book gathers together nearly 200 of the most beautiful entries into four distinct chapters; Sun, Moon, Stars, Rain. Together with several ...
  
  











  



  
The Giant Book of Poetry
William Roetzheim

Level 4 Press, Inc., 2014

Winner or finalist in the Best Books National Book Award Poetry Anthology of the Year; Benjamin Franklin Audio Book of the Year; Foreword Magazine Audio Book of the Year; and the Bill Fisher Award for Best New Fiction. Over 750 pages of poetry spanning from 4,000 BC up to the present day and including a broad cross-section of global poetry. Footnotes for each poem specify each poem's form, define unusual or archaic words, and include notes about ...
  
  











  



  
100 Best-Loved Poems (Dover Thrift Editions)

Dover Publications, 1995

Popular, well-known poetry: "The Passionate Shepherd to His Love," "Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?" "Death, be not proud," "The Raven," "The Road Not Taken," plus works by Blake, Wordsworth, Byron, Coleridge, Shelley, Emerson, Browning, Keats, Kipling, Sandburg, Pound, Auden, Thomas, and many others. Includes 13 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative: "Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening," "Fog," "Chicago," ...
  
  











  



  
Songs for the Open Road: Poems of Travel and Adventure (Dover Thrift Editions)

Dover Publications, 1998

Collection of more than 80 poems by 50 American and British masters celebrates travel, adventure and the many real and metaphorical journeys each of us take in the course of our lives. Works by Whitman, Byron, Millay, Sandburg, Service, Bliss Carman, Robert Louis Stevenson, Langston Hughes, Emily Dickinson, Robert Frost, Shelley, Tennyson, Yeats, many others. Includes 2 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative: "The New ...
  
  











  



  
Poetry

BookRix GmbH & Co. KG, 2014

This book is dedicated to all fans of poetry and all fans and authors of books and TV shows that I have done my poetry on. Though, some will be personal to me that I have decided to display for others. I hope you enjoy.
  
  











  



  
A Poetry Handbook
Mary Oliver

Mariner Books, 1994

With passion, wit, and good common sense, the celebrated poet Mary Oliver tells of the basic ways a poem is built-meter and rhyme, form and diction, sound and sense. Drawing on poems from Robert Frost, Elizabeth Bishop, and others, Oliver imparts an extraordinary amount of information in a remarkably short space. “Stunning” (Los Angeles Times). Index.
  
  











  



  
I Could Pee on This: And Other Poems by Cats
Francesco Marciuliano

Chronicle Books, 2012

Cat lovers will laugh out loud at the quirkiness of their feline friends with these insightful and curious poems from the singular minds of housecats. In this hilarious book of tongue-in-cheek poetry, the author of the internationally syndicated comic strip Sally Forth helps cats unlock their creative potential and explain their odd behavior to ignorant humans. With titles like "Who Is That on Your Lap?," "This Is My Chair," "Kneel Before Me," ...
  
  











  



  
The Poetry Home Repair Manual: Practical Advice for Beginning Poets
Ted Kooser

Bison Books, 2007

Recently appointed as the new U. S. Poet Laureate, Ted Kooser has been writing and publishing poetry for more than forty years. In the pages of The Poetry Home Repair Manual , Kooser brings those decades of experience to bear. Here are tools and insights, the instructions (and warnings against instructions) that poets—aspiring or practicing—can use to hone their craft, perhaps into art. Using examples from his own rich literary oeuvre and ...
  
  











  



  
The Rose that Grew from Concrete
Tupac Shakur

MTV Books, 2009

Tupac Shakur's most intimate and honest thoughts were uncovered only after his death with the instant classic The Rose That Grew from Concrete . His talent was unbounded -- a raw force that commanded attention and respect. His death was tragic -- a violent homage to the power of his voice. His legacy is indomitable -- as vibrant and alive today as it has ever been. For the first time in paperback, this collection of deeply personal ...
  
  











  



  
Six Centuries of English Poetry: Tennyson to Chaucer (1892)
James Baldwin

Kessinger Publishing, LLC, 2009

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work.
  
  











  



  
Aimless Love: New and Selected Poems
Billy Collins

Random House, 2014

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “America’s favorite poet.” —The Wall Street Journal From the two-term Poet Laureate of the United States Billy Collins comes his first volume of new and selected poems in twelve years. Aimless Love combines fifty new poems with generous selections from his four most recent books— Nine Horses, The Trouble with Poetry, Ballistics, and Horoscopes for the Dead. Collins’s unmistakable voice, which ...
  
  











  



  
Chasers of the Light: Poems from the Typewriter Series
Tyler Knott Gregson

Perigee Trade, 2014

The epic made simple. The miracle in the mundane. One day, while browsing an antique store in Helena, Montana, photographer Tyler Knott Gregson stumbled upon a vintage Remington typewriter for sale. Standing up and using a page from a broken book he was buying for $2, he typed a poem without thinking, without planning, and without the ability to revise anything. He fell in love. Three years and almost one thousand poems later, Tyler is now ...
  
  











  



  
The Best American Poetry 2014

Scribner, 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 Tribune ). The first book of poetry that Terrance Hayes ever bought was the 1990 edition of The Best American Poetry , edited by Jorie Graham. Hayes was then an undergrad at a small South Carolina college. He has since published four highly ...
  
  











  



  
Poems By Walt Whitman, 2012

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
  
  











  








   



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