Robert Frost: The Life and Legacy of the Famous 20th Century American Poet
*Includes pictures*Includes a bibliography for further reading“I'd like to get away from earth awhileAnd then come back to it and begin over.May no fate willfully misunderstand meAnd half grant what I wish and snatch me awayNot to return. Earth's the...
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Alfred, Lord Tennyson: The Life and Legacy of Great Britain's Most Famous Poet Laureate
“Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within.”   “Singing in her song she died, The Lady of Shalott.”   “’Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.”   “Theirs not to make reply,...
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Temple Ritual Of The Ancient Egyptian Mysteries- Theater & Drama Of The Ancient Egyptian Mysteries
Publisher: Sema Institute Details the Secrets of Mythic Ritual Reenactment of the Sacred Mysteries- Theater and Drama of the Ancient Egyptian Mysteries. How to practice reenactment of the rituals of the temple and the true philosophy of acting out the...
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Sonnets from the Portuguese
PUBLISHER: Mint Editions Sonnets from the Portuguese (1850) is a collection of sonnets by English poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Written between 1845 and 1846, Sonnets from the Portuguese is a series of love poems written by Browning to her husband, the prominent Victorian...
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A Bound Woman Is a Dangerous Thing: The Incarceration of African American Women from Harriet Tubman to Sandra Bland
Nominated for an NAACP Image AwardA Publishers Weekly Top 10 History Title for the seasonBooklist's Top 10 Diverse Nonfiction titles for the yearBookRiot's "50 Must-Read Poetry Collections"Most Anticipated Books of the Year--The Rumpus, NylonA revelatory work in the tradition of Claudia Rankine's Citizen,...
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The Absurd Man: Poems
In this knock-out collection, Major Jackson savors the complexity between perception and reality, the body and desire, accountability and judgment. Inspired by Albert Camus’s seminal Myth of Sisyphus, Major Jackson’s fifth volume subtly configures the poet as “absurd hero” and plunges...
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We Inherit What the Fires Left: Poems
William Evans, the award-winning poet and cofounder of the popular culture website Black Nerd Problems, offers an emotionally vulnerable poetry collection exploring the themes of inheritances, dreams, and injuries that are passed down from one generation to the next and delving...
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The Malevolent Volume
Subverting celebrated classics of poetry and mythology and examining horrors from contemporary film and cultural fact, National Book Award winner Justin Phillip Reed engages darkness as an aesthetic to conjure the revenant animus that lurks beneath the exploited civilities of...
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Jump the Clock: New & Selected Poems
Erica Hunt writes at the intersection of poetry and emancipatory politics―racial and gender justice, feminist ethics, and participatory democracy―showing us that altering our reading strategies frames our experiences. Ultimately, she finds that words matter, savoring the small ones: articles, pronouns,...
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Daylight: Poems
Finalist for the 2021 Lambda Award for Lesbian PoetrydayliGht is a dazzling collection of poems from a necessary new voice, at once a clarion call for stories of Black women and a rebuke of broken notions of sexuality and race.Growing up,...
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The Age of Phillis
Poems imagine the life and times of Phillis WheatleyIn 1773, a young, African American woman named Phillis Wheatley published a book of poetry that challenged Western prejudices about African and female intellectual capabilities. Based on fifteen years of archival research,...
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Seeing the Body: Poems
Nominee for the 2021 NAACP Image Award in PoetryAn elegiac and moving meditation on the ways in which we witness "bodies" of grief and healing. Poems and photographs collide in this intimate collection, challenging the invisible, indefinable ways mourning takes...
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Sometimes I Never Suffered: Poems
Spanning religious, historical, and political themes, a new collection from the award-winning poetI think now more than halfOf life is death but I can’t dieEnough for all the life I seeIn Sometimes I Never Suffered, his seventh collection of poems, Shane...
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How to Carry Water: Selected Poems of Lucille Clifton
How to Carry Water: Selected Poems of Lucille Clifton celebrates both familiar and lesser-known works by one of America’s most beloved poets, including 10 newly discovered poems that have never been collected. These poems celebrating black womanhood and resilience shimmer with...
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Funeral Diva
Funeral Divais the Winner of the Lambda Award for Lesbian Poetry! A poetic memoir about coming-of-age in the AIDS era, and its effects on life and art. "Sneed is an acclaimed reader of her own poetry, and the book has...
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Burning Sugar
In this incendiary debut collection, activist and poet Cicely Belle Blain intimately revisits familiar spaces in geography, in the arts, and in personal history to expose the legacy of colonization and its impact on Black bodies. They use poetry to...
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Cardinal
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Cardinal
Tyree Daye’s Cardinal is a generous atlas that serves as a poetic “Green Book”― the travel-cum-survival guide for black motorists negotiating racist America in the mid-twentieth century. Interspersed with images of Daye’s family and upbringing, which have been deliberately blurred, it also...
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She's Strong, But She's Tired, 3
From New York Times bestselling author r.h. Sin, an ode to the women who have chosen to fight for themselves.A poetic documentation of pain, loneliness, courage, and triumph.
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Negotiations
"Full of wonder." ―Elizabeth Acevedo A Best Book of the Year at BuzzFeed, Refinery29, and more What makes a self? In her remarkable debut collection of poems, Destiny O. Birdsong writes fearlessly towards this question. Laced with ratchetry, yet hungering...
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Ain't Never Not Been Black
Ain't Never Not Been Black foregrounds Black pleasure Black pain and Black love in unflinchingly Black ways.Engaging with themes of masculinity, racism, love, and joy, Johnson is at once critical and creative. His spoken word performance transfers effortlessly to the page,...
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Owed
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Owed
From a 2021 Whiting Award and Guggenheim Fellow recipient, a “rhapsodic, rigorous poetry collection, which pays homage to everyday Black experience in the U.S.” (The New Yorker)Gregory Pardlo described Joshua Bennett's first collection of poetry, The Sobbing School, as an "arresting...
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Duende: Poems, 1966-Now
The selected poems from over fifty years by the great poet and biographer and friend of Miles Davis.Quincy Troupe writes poetry in great waves. The words are just notes. It's the music you make with them that matters. He's not...
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Waterbaby
In her astounding third collection, Nikki Wallschlaeger turns to water―the natural element of grief―to trace history’s interconnected movements through family, memory, and day-to-day survival. Waterbaby is a book about Blackness, language, and motherhood in America; about the ancestral joys and sharp pains...
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She Fits Inside These Words, 4
From New York Times bestselling authors r.h. Sin and Robert M. Drake with bestselling poet Samantha King Holmes comes an ode for all women.This is the time to look into the mirror and see everything you’ve been fighting for. Yourself, a peace...
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I Am the Rage: A Black Poetry Collection
I am the Rage is not just a poetry book. It is a call-to-action. This evocative collection of thirty poems puts readers in the position of feeling, reflecting, and empathizing with what it means to be Black in America today. Dr....
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Magical Negro
A National Book Critics Circle Poetry Award Winner! From the breakout author of There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé comes a profound and deceptively funny exploration of Black American womanhood."Morgan Parker's latest collection is a riveting testimony to everyday blackness . ....
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Felon: Poems
Winner of the NAACP Image Award and finalist for the 2019 Los Angeles Times Book Prize“A powerful work of lyric art.” ―New York Times Book Review, Editors’ Choice In fierce, agile poems, Felon tells the story of the effects of incarceration―canvassing a wide range...
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A Fortune for Your Disaster
“When an author’s unmitigated brilliance shows up on every page, it’s tempting to skip a description and just say, Read this! Such is the case with this breathlessly powerful, deceptively breezy book of poetry.” ―Booklist, Starred Review In his much-anticipated...
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Be Holding: A Poem
Winner of the PEN/Jean Stein Book AwardBe Holding is a love song to legendary basketball player Julius Erving—known as Dr. J—who dominated courts in the 1970s and ‘80s as a small forward for the Philadelphia ‘76ers. But this book-length poem is...
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