Pitt Poetry Series

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Poemas de amor / Love Poems

Poemas de amor / Love Poems

The First Translation of a Major Uruguayan Poet into English

Horsepower

Horsepower

Poems

Winner of the 2019 Donald Hall Prize for Poetry.

The Body Wars

The Body Wars

Poems
What would it take to be home in one’s body, to walk around the world as oneself, knowing the pain within and without us? Jan Beatty boldly answers that question by making a fire map of the body. These roiling poems smack into walls of meditation, only to slide ...
Earnest, Earnest?

Earnest, Earnest?

Poems

Winner of the 2019 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize.

The Volcano and After

The Volcano and After

Selected and New Poems 2002-2019
Alicia Suskin Ostriker’s passionate voice has long been acknowledged as a vital force in American poetry. From urgent spiritual quest to biting political satire, from elegy to comedy, from celebration of the city street and the world “as a paradise might be / if we had eyes to see,” to ...
Be Holding

Be Holding

A Poem

A New Poem from the Author of The Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude and The Book of Delights

Bring Now the Angels

Bring Now the Angels

Poems
This collection juxtaposes text from Google Search autocomplete with the intimate language of prayer. Corporate jargon coexists with the incantatory and ancient ghazal form. Ahmed’s second book of poetry explores the terrain of loss—of a beloved family member, of human dignity and potential, of the earth as it ...
Bonfire Opera

Bonfire Opera

Poems
Sometimes the most compelling landscapes are the ones where worlds collide: where a desert meets the sea, a civilization, no-man’s land. Here in Bonfire Opera, grief and Eros grapple in the same domain. A bullet-hole through the heart, a house full of ripe persimmons, a ghost in a garden. ...
The Painted Bunting’s Last Molt

The Painted Bunting’s Last Molt

Poems
The Painted Bunting’s Last Molt explores fatherhood, parenting, and separation anxiety; and the ways in which time and memory are both a prison and a giver of joy. Fifteen years in the making, Virgil Suárez’s new collection uses his mother’s return to Cuba after 50 years of ...
Holiday in the Islands of Grief

Holiday in the Islands of Grief

Poems
In his new collection, Jeffrey McDaniel confronts the insular and expansive qualities of loss. With electric language and surrealistic imagery, McDaniel’s poems deliver the quotidian elements of middle-age life while weaving us in & out of childhood and adulthood alongside body and mind. The tragic and life affirming share ...
Imperial Liquor

Imperial Liquor

Poems
Imperial Liquor is a chronicle of melancholy, a reaction to the monotony of racism. These poems concern loneliness, fear, fatigue, rage, and love; they hold fatherhood held against the vulnerability of the black male body, aging, and urban decay. Part remembrance, part swan song for the Compton, California of the 1980...
The Woman in the Corner

The Woman in the Corner

Poems
The Woman in the Corner keenly observes and gives voice to the ambiguities and astonishments that we often turn away from—in human relationships and in our own unruly hearts. In poems that speak fearlessly about sex and grief, mothers and daughters, and friendships and marriage, Krygowski examines the beauty ...
In My Unknowing

In My Unknowing

Poems
In his new poetry collection, Chard deNiord explores the paradoxical nature of unknowing. I WEPT WITH JOY ABOVE THE RIVER I wept with joy above the river.I wept with sorrow above the river.My tears were clear, both sweet and bitter.One leaf cried out to another,“Empty me ...
The Now

The Now

Poems

Poems that Consider the Disappearance of Language in an Age of Digital Communication

Some Glad Morning

Some Glad Morning

Poems

Teetering Between Joy and Despair, Faith and Doubt, and the Disconnect Between Lived Experience and the Written Word

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