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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 ...
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
Travelling light - poetry

Vickie Johnstone, 2011

A collection of 44 poems - long and short, written in various styles. The majority are free verse. I have two other published poetry books: 'Kaleidoscope' - a collection of 119 poems, written from the age of 16 until 2010; and 'Life's Rhythms' - a book of 316 haiku, composed in the traditional pattern of three lines with 5-7-5 syllables, written from 2011-12. Apart from poetry, I have written 12 novels - some for children and some for ...
  
  











  



  
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.
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
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.
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
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," ...
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
Poems to Learn by Heart
Caroline Kennedy

Disney-Hyperion, 2013

There's a poem to celebrate every moment in life-whether it's hitting a home run, watching a sunset, or laughing with your best friend. A poem is a gift of the heart that can inspire, reassure, or challenge us. Memorize it-share it-it's yours forever. In this diverse collection, a companion to her New York Times #1 best-seller A Family of Poems , Caroline Kennedy has chosen more than a hundred poems that speak to all of us: the young and ...
  
  











  



  
Poetry for Young People: Maya Angelou

Sterling Children's Books, 2013

An acclaimed anthology receives a new design and cover! Award-winning writer, historian, and civil rights activist Dr. Maya Angelou is a true American icon. Twenty-five of her finest poems capture a range of emotions and experiences, from the playful “Harlem Hopscotch” to the prideful “Me and My Work” to the soul-stirring “Still I Rise.” Award-winning artist Jerome Lagarrigue masterfully illustrates each verse, and renowned academic ...
  
  











  



  
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.
  
  











  



  
Leaves of Grass: The Original 1855 Edition (Dover Thrift Editions)
Walt Whitman

Dover Publications, 2007

In 1855, Walt Whitman published — at his own expense — the first edition of Leaves of Grass , a visionary volume of twelve poems. Showing the influence of a uniquely American form of mysticism known as Transcendentalism, which eschewed the general society and culture of the time, the writing is distinguished by an explosively innovative free verse style and previously unmentionable subject matter. Exalting nature, celebrating the human ...
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
The Poetry Of Robert Browning, 2011

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.
  
  











  



  
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.
  
  











  



  
Selections from American poetry, with special reference to Poe, Longfellow, Lowell and Whittier, 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.
  
  











  



  
Great Short Poems (Dover Thrift Editions)

Dover Publications, 2000

This outstanding 150-poem anthology spans over 400 years of English and American literary history. Memorable compositions include Donne's "Death Be Not Proud," Blake's "The Tyger," Wordsworth's "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud," Byron's "She Walks in Beauty," Shelley's "Ozymandias," as well as works by Tennyson, Whitman, Dickinson, Yeats, Frost, and many others. Includes 3 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative: "The Road Not ...
  
  











  



  
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 new ...
  
  











  








   



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