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.

  • The Journals of Lt Kendall Everly

    The Journals of Lt. Kendall Everly
    Summers, S. Thomas

    The Journals of Lt. Kendall Everly: A Story of the American Civil War: is the second book in S. Thomas Summers’ Civil War series.

  • Visitations

    John Hart Whitt

    Thus goes the poet, from poem to poem, from rebirth to rebirth, constantly recreating himself in a perpetual fuite en avant.” The poems in this little book, which were composed over a period of fifteen years, are arranged thematically, …

  • A Companion to Twentieth Century Poetry

    A Companion to Twentieth-Century Poetry
    Neil Roberts

    This broad-ranging Companion gives readers a thorough grounding in both the background and the substance of eighteenth-century poetry in all its rich variety.

  • A Menorah for Athena

    A Menorah for Athena
    Stephen Fredman

    A Menorah for Athena, the first extended treatment of Reznikoff's work, appears at a time of renewed interest in his contribution to American poetry.

  • The Poetry Home Repair Manual

    The Poetry Home Repair Manual
    Ted Kooser

    Much more than a guidebook to writing and revising poems, this manual has all the comforts and merits of a long and enlightening conversation with a wise and patient old friend—a friend who is willing to share everything he’s learned …

  • American Crawl

    American Crawl
    Paul Allen

    Winner of the Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry, 1996.

  • Driving Toward the Moon

    Driving Toward the Moon
    Barbara Berkenfield

    A seasoned freelance writer makes her foray into poetry. Many of her poems have been sharpened while on her family's treasured driving trips in the Southwest with their dog Molly.

  • To Make a Poet Black

    To Make a Poet Black
    Jay Saunders Redding

  • Strong Is Your Hold

    Strong Is Your Hold
    Galway Kinnell

    The book’s title derives from Walt Whitman’s “Last Invocation”: “Strong is your hold O mortal flesh, / Strong is your hold O love.” In this striking collection, Kinnell gives us poems of intermingling with the natural world, …

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