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  • Poet in Andalucia

    Poet in Andalucia
    av Nathalie Handal

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822961833

    Frederico García lived in Manhattan from 1929 to 1930, and the poetry he wrote about the city, Poet in New York, was posthumously published in 1940. Eighty years after Lorca’s sojourn to America, Nathalie Handal, a poet from New York, went to…

  • Poemas del Amor/Love Poems

    Poemas del Amor/Love Poems
    av Idea Vilarino

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822966258

    Eight years before Sylvia Plath published Ariel, the Uruguayan poet Idea Vilariño released Poemas del Amor, a collection of confessional, passionate poetry dedicated to the novelist Juan Carlos Onetti. Both of her own merit and as part of the Urugua…

  • Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude

    Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude
    av Ross Gay

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822963318

    Winner of the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award, poetry category. Winner of the 2016 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. Finalist for the 2015 National Book Award, poetry category.Finalist for the 2015 NAACP Image Awards in Poetry. Catalog of Unabash…

  • Bringing the Shovel Down

    Bringing the Shovel Down
    av Ross Gay

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822961352

    Bringing the Shovel Down maps the long and arduous process of being inculcated with the mythologies of state and power, the ramifications of that inculcation (largely, the loss of our humanity in the service of maintaining those mythologies), and fi…

  • Poetry in America

    Poetry in America
    av Julia Spicher Kasdorf

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822961567

    Poetry in America offers extravagantly formed lyric and narrative poems that function like works of social realism for our times: hard times, wartime, divorce, times of downturn and dissipated resources. Where, in such times, can poetry emerge, the…

  • The Painted Bunting's Last Molt

    The Painted Bunting's Last Molt
    av Virgil Suarez

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822966098

    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 moth…

  • Dear, Sincerely

    Dear, Sincerely
    av David Hernandez

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822964070

    David Hernandez's Dear, Sincerely is his most intimate and dynamic collection to date, bringing the reader into poems that are simultaneously personal and universal, and sometimes political. With his characteristic dreamlike imagery, inventive rhyth…

  • Immigrant Model

    Immigrant Model
    av Mihaela Moscaliuc

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822963349

    The poems in Immigrant Model explore issues of individual and communal identity in the face of conflict, conflicting "truths" or histories, and uprootedness. They explore the notion of homeland as it relates to one's roots, adopted space, psychologi…

  • Predatory

    av Glenn Shaheen

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822961628

    WINNER OF THE 2010 AGNES LYNCH STARRETT POETRY PRIZE “Glenn Shaheen is claiming new ground for American poetry. His poems are about the nightmares of information overload, collapsing infrastructure, ubiquitous violence, and other ills of late…

  • Do Not Rise

    Do Not Rise
    av Beth Bachmann

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822963288

    “Beth Bachmann’s Temper was the last time [in forty years] I remember reading a first book by a poet so prodigally and—the word that came to my mind was—severely gifted. The new poems in Do Not Rise are a quantum leap forward…

  • Refuge

    av Belle Waring

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822954415

    Winner of the 1989 Associated Writing Programs' Award Series in Poetry “Waring's poems forcibly avoid the workshop warp. From the opening, her language lashes. . . . Anyone would be convinced of both her originality and her toughness. . . . Wa…

  • Endarkenment, The

    Endarkenment, The
    av Jeffrey McDaniel

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822959953

    The poet employs colloquial diction, references pop and classical culture, and travels at 1000 miles per hour in his fourth collection. For those who think contemporary poetry is about abject confessions, vacation in Provence and opaque ‘acade…

  • Then Suddenly--

    Then Suddenly--
    av Lynn Emanuel

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822957096

    Finalist for ForeWord Magazine’s 1999 Poetry Book of the Year A reader and a writer don their respective roles and embark on the journey of a book. This is their story--ultimately a love story--darkly funny, mournful, testy. It is about a read…

  • Americans, The

    Americans, The
    av David Roderick

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822963127

    David Roderick's second book, The Americans, pledges its allegiance to dirt. And to laptops. And to swimming pools, the Kennedys, a flower in a lapel, plastic stars hanging from the ceiling of a child's room, churning locusts, a jar of blood, a glea…

  • The Night Train and the Golden Bird

    The Night Train and the Golden Bird
    av Peter Meinke

    Häftad - 1977 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822952800

    Although The Night Train and the Golden Bird is Peter Meinke’s first poetry collection, it is a seasoned performance - the result of careful deliberation and mature judgment - yet impetuous and exciting. It’s full of wit and humor temper…

  • Journey

    av Kathleen Norris

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822957614

    Kathleen Norris has touched readers throughout America with her thoughtful and provocative memoirs of faith: Dakota: A Spiritual Geography, The Cloister Walk, and Amazing Grace: A Vocabulary of Faith. She is equally admired for her poetry of engagem…

  • Brother Salvage

    Brother Salvage
    av Rick Hilles

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822959359

    The name of the title poem—“Brother Salvage: a genizah,” provides a skeleton key to unlock the powerful forces that bind Rick Hilles’s collection. A genizah is a depository, or hiding place, for sacred texts. It performs a do…

  • Peach State

    Peach State
    av Adrienne Su

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822966562

    Peach State has its origins in Atlanta, Georgia, the author’s hometown and an emblematic city of the New South, a name that reflects the American region’s invigoration in recent decades by immigration and a spirit of reinvention. Focused…

  • Crack In Everything, The

    Crack In Everything, The
    av Alicia Suskin Ostriker

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822955931

    A collection of poems on cancer and other topics

  • I

    av Toi Derricotte

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822945666

    Finalist for the 2019 National Book Award for Poetry How do you gain access to the power of parts of yourself you abhor, and make them sing with beauty, tenderness, and compassion? This is a record of fifty years of victories in the reclamation of a…

  • Revised Poetry of Western Philosophy, A

    Revised Poetry of Western Philosophy, A
    av Daniel Grandbois

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822964322

    Bertrand Russell finds himself in purgatory, tumbling through literal representations of the worlds of ideas he examined in his classic text, A History of Western Philosophy, gulping much-needed air, for example, from Empedocles' bucket. Mistaking h…

  • Book of Seventy, The

    Book of Seventy, The
    av Alicia Suskin Ostriker

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822960515

    Alicia Ostriker seizes the opportunity to take us where too few poets have been able to take us: into a domain of what our fabulists like to call the \u201cgolden years.\u201d as we live longer, we become inevitably curious about the actual texture…

  • Heaven & Earth Holding Company

    Heaven & Earth Holding Company
    av John Hodgen

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822961147

    “Heaven & Earth Holding Company contains a plentitude of delights. Like little stories told in the night, these poems are clear narratives crossed by mysterious shadows. And Hodgen’s tone occupies a singular place at the intersection of…

  • Lake Michigan

    Lake Michigan
    av Daniel Borzutzky

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822965220

    Finalist for the 2019 Griffin Poetry Prize From the author of The Performance of Becoming Human, winner of the National Book Award for poetryLake Michigan, a series of 19 lyric poems, imagines a prison camp located on the beaches of a Chicago that…

  • In the Volcano's Mouth

    In the Volcano's Mouth
    av Miriam Greenberg

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822964339

    Winner of the 2015 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize Miriam Bird Greenberg's stunning first collection, which roves across a lush, haunting rural America both real and imagined, observed from railyards and roadsides, evokes the world of myth ("I'd s…

  • On the Street of Divine Love

    On the Street of Divine Love
    av Barbara Hamby

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822962885

    Perhaps Paul Kareem Taylor said it best in his piece called On the Road Again: Barbara Hamby's American Odyssey: "Reading Barbara Hamby's poetry is like going on a road trip, one where the woman behind the wheel lets you ride shotgun as she speeds a…

  • The Invention of New Jersey

    The Invention of New Jersey
    av Jack Anderson

    Häftad - 1969 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822952039

    "I like his poetry because it takes me into another world, one where wit conquers the pain of inadequacy and the sur-beautiful covers up the dingy hopelessness of reality. The test of a poet, for me, is whether or not he can take you into his own wo…

  • When Thy King Is A Boy

    When Thy King Is A Boy
    av Ed Roberson

    Häftad - 1970 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822952145

    C.D. Wright has described Roberson’s work as “lyric poetry of meticulous design and lasting emotional significance," comparing its musical qualities to the work of saxophonist Steve Lacy, jazz pianist Thelonious Monk, and composer Johann…

  • Hyperboreal

    av Joan Naviyuk Kane

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822962625

    Winner of the 2012 Donald Hall Prize in Poetry Selected by Arthur Sze Hyperboreal originates from diasporas. It attempts to make sense of change and to prepare for cultural, climate, and political turns that are sure to continue. The poems originate…

  • Women's Poetry

    Women's Poetry
    av Daisy Fried

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822962380

    Daisy Fried’s third book of poetry is a book of unsettling, unsettled Americans. Fried finds her Americans everywhere, watching Henry Kissinger leave the Louvre, trapped on a Tiber bridge by a crowd of neo-fascist thugs, yearning outside a car…

  • Old Woman, the Tulip, and the Dog, The

    Old Woman, the Tulip, and the Dog, The
    av Alicia Suskin Ostriker

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822962915

    This book by a major American poet is for poetry readers at all levels, academic and non-academic. It is a sequence of poems that will surprise and delight readers—in the voices of an old woman full of memories, a glamorous tulip, and an earth…

  • High Water Mark

    High Water Mark
    av David Shumate

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822958581

    Everyday mindreading, a house full of Buddhas, and the papaya scent of the soul. An interview with Custer at a place of his choosing, “probably a steakhouse.” The ability of dogs to smell the uncool. Hitler's barber imagines what might h…

  • Nerve Of It, The

    Nerve Of It, The
    av Lynn Emanuel

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822963691

    Winner of the 2016 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize from the Academy of American Poets Emanuel's version of a "new and selected poems" turns convention on its head. She ignores chronology, placing new poems beside old, mixing middle and early poems with…

  • Looking for The Gulf Motel

    Looking for The Gulf Motel
    av Richard Blanco

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822962014

    Family continues to be a wellspring of inspiration and learning for Blanco. His third book of poetry, Looking for The Gulf Motel, is a genealogy of the heart, exploring how his family's emotional legacy has shaped—and continues shaping—h…

  • Kimonos in the Closet

    Kimonos in the Closet
    av David Shumate

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822962649

    "These are enormously arresting, odd, wryly humorous, gripping poems. And the variety of subject matter is astounding. I don't know when I've enjoyed reading a book so much."—David Budbill

  • If One of Us Should Fall

    If One of Us Should Fall
    av Nicole Terez Dutton

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822962236

    Winner of the 2011 Cave Canem Poetry Prize “Nicole Terez Dutton’s fierce and formidable debut throbs with restless beauty and a lyrical undercurrent that is both empowered and unpredictable. Every poem is unsettling in that delicious way…

  • Insomnia Diary

    Insomnia Diary
    av Bob Hicok

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822958420

    Bob Hicok's poems are often edgy, brazen, and funny. They’re just as likely to be soulful, reflective, and provocative. Usually at the same time. As Hicok builds toward the punchline of a poem set up with his characteristic wit, he zigs into s…

  • Floating Bridge, The

    Floating Bridge, The
    av David Shumate

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822959892

    The Floating Bridge, David Shumate’s second collection of prose poems, transports its readers over the chasm between the mundane and the enchanted. We traverse one bridge and find ourselves eavesdropping on Gertrude Stein and her gardener. We…

  • Government of Nature, The

    Government of Nature, The
    av Afaa Michael Weaver

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822962311

    This is the second volume of a trilogy (the first was The Plum Flower Dance) in which Weaver analyzes his life, striving to become the ideal poet. In The Government of Nature, Afaa Michael Weaver explores the trauma of his childhood—including…

  • Bonfire Opera

    Bonfire Opera
    av Danusha Lameris

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822966050

    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…

  • What We Did While We Made More Guns

    What We Did While We Made More Guns
    av Dorothy Barresi

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822965237

    The poems in What We Did While We Made More Guns investigate the place where economic failure meets a widening acculturation of violence—a kind of Great Acceleration of soul extinction set in this spectacularly uneasy moment in American histor…

  • Tender

    av Toi Derricotte

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822956402

    Toi Derricotte’s fourth collection of poetry. Tender probes sexuality, spirituality, emotion, child abuse, mother hatred, and the physical and psychological ravages of violence. These poems are raw and upsetting in subject matter, yet extremel…

  • Noose and Hook

    Noose and Hook
    av Lynn Emanuel

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822960591

    “I have long believed that Lynn Emanuel is one of the most innovative and subversive poets now writing in America. Her aesthetic and artistic choices consistently invoke a complex hybrid poetics that radically reimagines the shape of our poeti…

  • Wild Hundreds

    Wild Hundreds
    av Nate Marshall

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822963837

    Winner, 2016 BCALA Literary Award (poetry category)Winner of the 2014 Agnes Lynch Starrett Poetry Prize Finalist, 2015 NAACP Image Awards (poetry category)Wild Hundreds is a long love song to Chicago. The book celebrates the people, culture, and pla…

  • Black Bear Inside Me, The

    Black Bear Inside Me, The
    av Robin Becker

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822965244

    Becker celebrates the interconnectedness of creatures and places—never losing sight that much will turn out precarious, illusory, provisional. These poems speak, in ardent voices, about our affinities: an articulate, black bear mourns habitat…

  • Star Journal

    Star Journal
    av Christopher Buckley

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822964308

    Star Journal is a selection of poems from Christopher Buckley's twenty previous collections, from 1980-2014.Past praise from Philip Levine: "The poems are modest, straight forward, intensely lyrical and totally accessible. . . . This is a humble poe…

  • View from a Temporary Window

    View from a Temporary Window
    av Joanie Mackowski

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822960553

    “Joanie Mackowski's hypnotizing View from a Temporary Window is filled with Kafka-like transformations and metamorphoses and haunted by a sense of the body's strangeness. She writes in a relaxed and lucid manner that pays scrupulous attention…

  • Emplumada

    av Lorna Dee Cervantes

    Häftad - 1981 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822953272

    Emplumada is Lorna Dee Cervantes’s first book, a collection of poems remarkable for their surface clarity, precision of image, and emotional urgency. Rooted in her Chicana heritage, these poems illuminate the American experience of the last qu…

  • Mimi's Trapeze

    Mimi's Trapeze
    av J. Allyn Rosser

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822963158

    Rosser’s poems have always given a squinty sideways glance at cultural foibles and assumptions. Her distinctive brand of cheery skepticism implies that the genuine pursuit of truth is a virtue that renders tolerable the intolerable. These poem…

  • Double Truth, The

    Double Truth, The
    av Chard deNiord

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780822961345

    The Double Truth is a collection of poems that arc from myth to history, knowledge to mystery, Eros to natural love, animals to human beings, then back in an alternating poetic current that betrays a speaker who is at once a privileged witness of he…