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The Performance of Becoming Human
1. The Performance of Becoming Human

Daniel Borzutzky · Brooklyn Arts Press
Pages: 89
Format: Print book

Poetry. Latino/Latina Studies. Following in the path of his acclaimed collections THE BOOK OF INTERFERING BODIES (Nightboat, 2011) and IN THE MURMURS OF THE ROTTEN CARCASS ECONOMY (Nightboat, 2015) , Daniel Borzutzky returns to confront the various ways nation-states and their bureaucracies...
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Voyage of the Sable Venus: and Other Poems
2. Voyage of the Sable Venus: and Other Poems

Robin Coste Lewis · Knopf Publishing Group
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

A stunning poetry debut: this meditation on the black female figure throughout time introduces us to a brave and penetrating new voice. Robin Coste Lewis's electrifying collection is a triptych that begins and ends with lyric poems considering the roles desire and race play in the construction...
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Faithful and Virtuous Night: Poems
3. Faithful and Virtuous Night: Poems

Louise Glück · Farrar, Straus and Giroux; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Winner of the 2014 National Book Award for PoetryA luminous, seductive new collection from the "fearless" (The New York Times) Pulitzer Prize-winning poetLouise Glück is one of the finest American poets at work today. Her Poems 1962-2012 was hailed as "a major event...
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Incarnadine: Poems
4. Incarnadine: Poems

Mary Szybist · Graywolf Press; First Edition edition
Format: Paperback

Winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Poetry An NPR, Slate, Oregonian, Kansas City Star, Willamette Week, and Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year Amazons Best Book of the Year in Poetry 2013 In Incarnadine, Mary Szybist restlessly seeks out places where meaning might take on new color....
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Bewilderment: New Poems and Translations (Phoenix Poets)
5. Bewilderment: New Poems and Translations (Phoenix Poets)

David Ferry · The University of Chicago Press
Pages: 113
Format: Paperback

Winner of the 2012 National Book Award for Poetry. To read David Ferry s "Bewilderment" is to be reminded that poetry of the highest order can be made by the subtlest of means. The passionate nature and originality of Ferry s prosodic daring works astonishing transformations that...
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Head Off & Split: Poems
6. Head Off & Split: Poems

Nikky Finney · Triquarterly
Pages: 80
Format: Paperback

Winner, 2011 National Book Award for PoetryWinner, 2012 GLCS Award for PoetryWinner, 2012 SIBA Book Award for PoetryNominee, 2012 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work in Poetry The poems in Nikky Finneys breathtaking new collection Head Off Split sustain a sensitive and intense...
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Lighthead
7. Lighthead

Terrance Hayes · Penguin Books
Pages: 95
Format: Paperback

Winner of the 2010 National Book Award for PoetryIn his fourth collection, Terrance Hayes investigates how we construct experience. With one foot firmly grounded in the everyday and the other hovering in the air, his poems braid dream and reality into a poetry that is both dark and buoyant....
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Transcendental Studies: A Trilogy
8. Transcendental Studies: A Trilogy

Keith Waldrop · University of California Press
Format: Paperback

This compelling selection of recent work by internationally celebrated poet Keith Waldrop presents three related poem sequences—"Shipwreck in Haven," "Falling in Love through a Description," and "The Plummet of Vitruvius"—in a virtuosic poetic triptych....
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Fire to Fire: New and Selected Poems
9. Fire to Fire: New and Selected Poems

Mark Doty · Harper
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

Mark Doty's Fire to Fire collects the best of Mark Doty's seven books of poetry, along with a generous selection of new work. Doty's subjects - our mortal situation, the evanescent beauty of the world, desire's transformative power, and art's ability to give shape to human...
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Time and Materials: Poems 1997-2005
10. Time and Materials: Poems 1997-2005

Robert Hass · Ecco
Format: Print book

The poems in Robert Hass's new collection—his first to appear in a decade—are grounded in the beauty and energy of the physical world, and in the bafflement of the present moment in American culture. This work is breathtakingly immediate, stylistically varied, redemptive,...
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Splay Anthem
11. Splay Anthem

Nathaniel Ernest Mackey · New directions
Pages: 126
Format: Print book

In a stunning new collection of poems of transport and transcendence, African-American poet Nathaniel Mackey's "asthmatic song of aspiration" scuttles across cultures and histories - from America to Andalucía, from Ethiopia to Vienna - in a sexy, beautiful adaptive dance.Part...
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Migration: New and Selected Poems
12. Migration: New and Selected Poems

W.S. Merwin · Copper Canyon Press; 1st edition
Pages: 545
Format: Hardcover

The definitive volume from “one of America’s greatest living poets.”—The Washington Post Book WorldA powerful case can be made for declaring W.S. Merwin the most influential American poet of the last half-century. Migration: New & Selected Poems is that case.As an undergraduate...
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Door in the Mountain: New and Collected Poems, 1965-2003 (Wesleyan Poetry Series)
13. Door in the Mountain: New and Collected Poems, 1965-2003 (Wesleyan Poetry Series)

Jean Valentine · Wesleyan
Pages: 308
Format: Hardcover

Since the 1965 publication of her first book, Dream Barker, selected for the Yale Younger Poets Award, Jean Valentine has published eight collections of poetry to critical acclaim. Spare and intensely-felt, Valentine's poems present experience as only imperfectly graspable. This volume...
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The Singing: Poems
14. The Singing: Poems

Charles Kenneth Williams · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 80
Format: Hardcover

New work from the Pulitzer-Prize winning author of Repair. . . Reality has put itself so solidly before methere's little need for mystery . . . Except for us, for how we take the worldto us, and make it more, more than we are, more even than itself.--from "The World"In his first...
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In the Next Galaxy
15. In the Next Galaxy

Ruth Stone · Copper Canyon Press
Pages: 96
Format: Print book

Ruth Stone has rightly been called America's Akhmatova, and she is considered "Mother Poet" to many contemporary writers. In this, her eighth volume, she writes with crackling intelligence, interrogating history from the vantage point of an aging and impoverished woman. Wise,...
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Poems Seven: New and Complete Poetry
16. Poems Seven: New and Complete Poetry

Alan Dugan · Seven Stories Press
Pages: 422
Format: Print book

Poems Seven: New and Complete Poetry, the winner of the National Book Award, presents the life work of a giant of American letters, tracks a forty-year career of honest, tough artistry, and shows a man at nearly 80 years of age and still at the height of his poetic power. Dugan's new poems...
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Blessing the Boats: New and Selected Poems 1988-2000
17. Blessing the Boats: New and Selected Poems 1988-2000

Lucille Clifton · BOA Editions
Pages: 132
Format: Print book

The long-awaited collection by one of the most distinguished poets working today.
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