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.

  • 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.

  • To Make a Poet Black

    To Make a Poet Black
    Jay Saunders Redding

    This classic study of American Black poetry, first published in 1939 and long out of print, is the work of perhaps the pre-eminent figure in Black Studies of the past two generations.

  • A Country of Marriage

    A Country of Marriage
    Wendell Berry

    And these relationships are in turn basic to, and may stand for, our relationship to God and to the sustaining mysteries and powers of creation." Each of the thirty-five poems in this collection is concerned with this metaphor.

  • The Unrequited

    The Unrequited
    Carrie St. George Comer, Stephen Dunn

    Winner of the 2002 Kathryn A. Morton Prize in Poetry, selected by Stephen Dunn.

  • Leavings

    Wendell Berry

    Following the widely praisedGiven, this new collection offers a masterful blend of epigrams, elegies, lyrics, and letters, with the occasional short love poem.

  • To Thee I Sing Aquarelle

    To Thee I Sing (Aquarelle)
    Dr. Claus

    Remember your first rose. Dr. Claus presents everlasting roses enrobed in the beauty of water colors to comfort you. Find this rose within your heart and you will know love. Read and visualize the poetry of love.

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    The first anthology to span the oeuvre of the late writer Edmond Jabès, including pieces previously unpublished in English.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

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