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IT'S POETRY MONTH!

Check out one of these works and let the words paint pictures on your soul!

 

Margaret Britton Vaughn is the Tennessee Poet Laureate

Mary Rebecca, Bubba & Me

Vaughn, Margaret Britton · Bell Buckle Press
Format: Book

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Kory Wells is the inaugural Poet Laureate of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Heaven Was the Moon: Poems by Kory Wells

Kory Wells

In a materialistic world, Wells seeks flash of doe tail and dogwood, revelations that outlast wind, weather and memory. Her crafted words honor Faulkner s old verities of the heart: love, compassion and sacrifice. Informed with the lives of real people, these poems charm with sati
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Ink Knows No Borders: Poems of the Immigrant and Refugee Experience

Patrice Vecchione · Triangle Square
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

A poetry collection for young adults brings together some of the most compelling and vibrant voices today reflecting the experiences of teen immigrants and refugees.With authenticity, integrity, and insight, this collection of poems addresses the many issues confronting first- and second-...
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One Hundred Love Sonnets: Cien sonetos de amor

Pablo Neruda · University of Texas Press, 2014.
Pages: 226
Format: Print book

"The happiness I feel in offering these to you is vast as a savanna," Pablo Neruda wrote his adored wife, Matilde Urrutia de Neruda, in his dedication of One Hundred Love Sonnets. Set against the backdrop of his beloved Isla Negra, these joyfully sensual poems draw on the wind...
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The Poems of T. S. Eliot: Volume II: Practical Cats and Further Verses

T S ELIOT · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 688
Format: Paperback

The second edition of the two-volume T. S. Eliot poemsThe Poems of T. S. Eliot is the authoritative edition of one of our greatest poets, scrupulously edited by Christopher Ricks and Jim McCue. To accompany Eliot's poems, Ricks and McCue have provided a commentary that illuminates the creative...
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WHEREAS: Poems

Layli Long Soldier

Finalist for the National Book Award for Poetry

WHEREAS her birth signaled the responsibility as mother to teach what it is to be Lakota therein the question: What did I know about being Lakota? Signaled panic, blood rush my embarrassment. What did I know of ou

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Rain Scald: Poems

Tacey M. Atsitty

In this innovative debut collection, Tacey M. Atsitty employs traditional, lyric, and experimental verse to create an intricate landscape she invites readers to explore. Presented in three sections, Tséyi', Gorge Dweller, and Tóhee', the poems negotiate between belief and doubt

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Sing a Song of Seasons: A Nature Poem for Each Day of the Year

Nosy Crow · Nosy Crow
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Sing a Song of Seasons is a lavishly illustrated collection of 366 nature poems - one for every day of the year. Filled with familiar favorites and new discoveries written by a wide variety of poets, including William Shakespeare, Emily Dickinson, John Updike, Langston Hughes, N. M. Bodecker,...
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Cenzontle

Marcelo Hernandez Castillo · BOA Editions Ltd.
Pages: 112
Format: Paperback

In this highly lyrical, imagistic debut, Marcelo Hernandez Castillo creates a nuanced narrative of life before, during, and after crossing the US/Mexico border. These poems explore the emotional fallout of immigration, the illusion of the American dream via the fallacy of the nuclear family,...
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The Dark Between Stars: Poems

TO BE CONFIRMED. · Atria Books
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

From the internationally bestselling author of Love Her Wild comes The Dark Between Stars, a new illustrated collection of heartfelt, whimsical, and romantic poems from Instagram poetry sensation, Atticus.Atticus, has captured the hearts and minds of nearly 700k followers (including stars...
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How to Read Poetry Like a Professor: A Quippy and Sonorous Guide to Verse

THOMAS C FOSTER · Harper Perennial
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

From the bestselling author of How to Read Literature Like a Professor comes this essential primer to reading poetry like a professor that unlocks the keys to enjoying works from Lord Byron to the Beatles.No literary form is as admired and feared as poetry. Admired for its lengthy pedigree...
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The Complete Collected Poems of Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou
Format: Hardcover

For the first time, the complete collection of Maya Angelou's published poems-including "On the Pulse of Morning"-in a permanent collectible, handsome hardcover edition.
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A Notebook of Passion: A Collection of Poetic Works from the Journals of Allison C. Dugas

Allison C. Dugas · PublishAmerica
Format: Book

Born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama, Allison C. Dugas was reluctant to move to Panama City, Florida, with her family to explore better opportunities. However, she adapted and even grew fond of this new place she called home. Since the move in August of 2003, she has kept a journal of all of her thoughts,...
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The Sun and Her Flowers

ANONYMOUS. · Andrews McMeel Publishing
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

From Rupi Kaur, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of milk and honey, comes her long-awaited second collection of poetry. A vibrant and transcendent journey about growth and healing. Ancestry and honoring one's roots. Expatriation and rising up to find a home within...
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the witch doesn't burn in this one

AMANDA LOVELACE · Andrews McMeel Publishing
Pages: 208
Format: Paperback

2016 Goodreads Choice Award-winning poet Amanda Lovelace returns in the witch doesn't burn in this one - the bold second book in her "women are some kind of magic" series. The witch: supernaturally powerful, inscrutably independent, and now - indestructible. These moving,...
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Essential E.E. Cummings CD (Caedmon Essentials)

E.E. Cummings · Caedmon; Unabridged edition
Format: Audio CD

In asking "Who, as a writer, am I?", E.E. Cummings's affirmation of life resolved into serenity as he described himself as someone "whose only happiness is to transcend himself, whose every agony is to grow." This collection of Cummings reading his own poetry embodies...
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Emily Dickinson's Poems: As She Preserved Them

Emily Dickinson · The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2016.
Pages: 864
Format: Print book

Emily Dickinson's Poems: As She Preserved Them is a major new edition of Dickinson's verse intended for the scholar, student, and general reader. It foregrounds the copies of poems that Dickinson retained for herself during her lifetime, in the form she retained them. This is the only...
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Robert Frost: Selected Poems

Robert Frost · Gramercy
Pages: 223
Format: Print book

John F. Kennedy said of Robert Frost: "He has bequeathed his nation a body of imperishable verse from which Americans will forever gain joy and understanding." A four-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize for poetry, Frost created a new poetic language that has a deep and timeless...
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Wait Till I'm Dead: Uncollected Poems

Allen Ginsberg · Grove Press
Pages: 242
Format: Print book

Rainy night on Union Square, full moon. Want more poems? Wait till I'm dead. - Allen Ginsberg, August 8, 1990, 3:30 A.M.

The first new Ginsberg collection in over fifteen years, Wait Till I'm Dead is a landmark publication, edited by renowned Ginsberg scholar Bill Morgan...
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the princess saves herself in this one

AMANDA LOVELACE · ANDREWS MCMEEL
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

the princess saves herself in this one is a collection of poetry about resilience. It is about writing your own ending. From Amanda Lovelace, a poetry collection in four parts: the princess, the damsel, the queen, and you. The first three sections piece together the life of the author while...
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