Poetry

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“So many trained poems of reason in one volume create a real treasure.”

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“Eilbert’s book is a testament to the act of seeing, of witnessing, of experiencing and still—as in, nonetheless; as in, despite it all—not turning away.”

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“The poet’s knowledge of and confidence in her subject are deep and clear, as are the observations, questions and discoveries.

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“readers with an orientation to nature and a love of elegant, impersonal poetry may be well satisfied.”

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“Butterflies is a small book . . . to be picked up again and reread—always finding something new in the poems, essays, and pictures.”

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Life, for all its foibles, also has its little justices: you miss the bus and meet the lovely boy waiting for the next one. They hire somebody else and the company promptly folds.

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Winner of the Iowa Poetry Prize, Lo, a striking collection of poems by Melissa Crowe, is a pick-it-up-and-read-it straight-through collection, an “OMG, OMG!” page-turner.

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these are a storyteller’s poems.”

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“To 2040 is a visionary collection that challenges readers to transform the natural world into multisensory reflection.”

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Ranging across the globe and excavating past and present, Colonies of Paradise by Matthias Göritz is a personal journey of self-discovery.

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In this book recently released in paperback, poetry lovers will savor 100 compelling and beautifully rendered poems about grief, loneliness, and the human condition crafted over the past 200 years.

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“Gioia amuses with lyricism and whimsy in this entertaining collection.”

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“The chief function of the body is to carry the brain around,” quipped Thomas Edison, and he was, of course, right.

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“breathes a highly charged life into the work of an incredible poet and the whole of the work is elevated . . .”

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“Lisa J. Parker’s second book of poetry reads like a personal diary written in controlled, soaring language that leaves an impact for all its emotional clear-sightedness.”

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“What are days for if not to let go of days,” Maya C. Popa writes early in this second collection of poems following her award-winning debut, American Faith.

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“Gordon’s purpose has been to call attention to the vital role that women played in Eliot’s personal life and his development as a writer.”

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Alfred Hitchcock, for his films of often understated horror, preferred a certain type: His movies were populated almost entirely by coolly elegant blonde actresses who, in spite of their aristocrat

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Harbinger is a reminder of something we all too commonly lose track of: the idea of poetry as an art form.

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“Glück has created a pièce de résistance. This is a collection of poetry not just worth reading. It is worth tasting, reviewing, scenting, savoring.”

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“Gerber, whose long practice of Buddhism has shaped much of his voluminous and illuminating body of poetry, has written a beautifully searching book that provides a space to meditate upon d

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To start, let us thank Nachoem Wijnberg for doing something rare in poetry. He admits openly what all poets know of themselves: that they are talentless, and their success unearned.

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Trying to determine the best of anything is difficult. What are the criteria? Who is making the decisions? Who is always expected to be among the best?

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“There is a realization that comes with reading Trees: that while the collection brings with it an appreciation of Hesse’s work, each essay, each poem can be taken away and treasur

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In his 1999 book The Age of Spiritual Machines Ray Kurzweil, inventor of the reading machine for the blind, explored the possibility of a world when the AI creations of our future were not

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