Books in category Poetry – American

  • When a Woman Loves a Man

    When a Woman Loves a Man
    David Lehman

    When a Woman Loves a Man is playful, inventive, and as amusing as it is clever; it is the work of a poet at the height of his lyrical and reflective powers.

  • Thunderbird

    Thunderbird
    Dorothea Lasky

    "In lines that remind me of the way William Carlos Williams insisted that only the imagination gives us access to reality, Lasky's poems evoke a practice of living, as bloody and awful and lovely as living can ever be."—Julia Bloch, Bitch …

  • From the Book to the Book

    From the Book to the Book
    Edmond Jabès

    The first anthology to span the oeuvre of the late writer Edmond Jabès, including pieces previously unpublished in English.

  • I Speak of the City

    I Speak of the City
    Stephen Wolf

    I Speak of the City is the most extensive collection of poems ever assembled about New York.

  • Delights Shadows

    Delights & Shadows
    Ted Kooser

    Presents a collection of poems that celebrate everyday life.

  • Architecture of Being Selected Poems

    Architecture of Being: Selected Poems
    Bruce Colbert

    Bruce Colbert’s powerful new poetry collection rests on realities and the art of seeing, tasting and being in this human chaos we call life.

  • A Poetics of Hiroshima Other Poems

    A Poetics of Hiroshima & Other Poems
    William Heyen

    William Heyen is one of America's most prolific and respected poets.

  • Auguries of Innocence

    Auguries of Innocence
    Patti Smith

    Auguries of Innocence is the first book of poetry from Patti Smith in more than a decade.

  • The Ancient Rain

    The Ancient Rain
    Bob Kaufman

    Surrealistic poems make use of improvisation and dream-like imagery to portray the modern world

  • The Buddhist Third Class Junkmail Oracle

    The Buddhist Third Class Junkmail Oracle
    D. A. Levy, Mike Golden

    In some quarters considered to be the American Rimbaud, d a Levy has also been compared to Shelley and Lorca because of the vastness of his talent.

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