Poetry / American / General

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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 co-exists 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 & 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. ...
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 ...
The Now

The Now

Poems

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

Tenant of Fire, The

Tenant of Fire, The

Poems

Winner of the 2018 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize

Asylum: Improvisations on John Clare

Asylum: Improvisations on John Clare

Poems

“I recommend this poet to anyone listening for an original voice that is gentle as well as penetrating.”–George MacBeth

Even Then

Even Then

Poems

“His poetry strikes a hammer blow to the heart.”-James Deahl

Every Ravening Thing

Every Ravening Thing

Poems

Every Ravening Thing is the most exciting book I’ve read in a very long time.–Chase Twichell

Playlist

Playlist

Poems

Apt and tender and candid.–Donald Revell; A New Collection from the editor of THE BEST AMERICAN POETRY

no time like now

no time like now

Poems

“Astonishingly honest, bittersweet, hilarious, and heart-breaking: no time like now is a book you must read!”-Marjorie Perloff

Sidebend World

Sidebend World

Sidebend World explores with clarity and vividness a wide range of emotions—love to hate, tenderness to brutality

Refuse

Refuse

Winner of the 2017 Cave Canem Poetry Prize

I Would Lie to You if I Could

I Would Lie to You if I Could

Interviews with Ten American Poets
Edited By Chard deNiord

Would Lie To You If I Could contains interviews with nine eminent contemporary American poets (Natasha Trethewey, Jane Hirshfield, Martín Espada, Stephen Kuusisto, Stephen Sandy, Ed Ochester, Carolyn Forche, Peter Everwine, and Galway Kinnell) and James Wright’s widow Anne, presents conversations with a vital cross section of poets representing a variety of ages, ethnicities, and social backgrounds.

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