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Garden Poems
Garden Poems
Hardcover      ISBN: 0679447261
The splendid poems in this collection both represent and glorify the cultivating instinct, and each of them succeeds in "annihilating all that's made," as Andrew Marvell puts it in one of the most famous of all English poems, "to a green thought in a green shade." Contents include poems on Paradises, Gardens of Love, Gardens in the Mind, Gardens and Seasons, Flowers, Gardeners, The Work of the Garden, Gardens of the Wild, City Gardens, Public Gardens, Ruined Gardens, and A Garden of Gardens. Contributors include John Milton, Ovid, E.E. Cummings, Thom Gunn, John Donne, James Merrill, Wallace Stevens, Robert Browning, Shakespeare, and many others.
Good Poems
Good Poems
Paperback      ISBN: 0142003441
The popular radio show host showcases some of his favorite poems, including the work of Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman, Robert Frost, Charles Bukowski, Donald Hall, Billy Collins, Robert Bly, and Sharon Olds, among others. Reprint.
Love Is a Stranger: Selected Lyric Poetry of Jelaluddin
Love Is a Stranger
Selected Lyric Poetry of Jelaluddin
1st Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 1570625271
"Love is a stranger and speaks a strange language," wrote Rumi, one of the world's most beloved mystical poets. His poems of spiritual love still speak directly to our hearts after more than seven hundred years. These classic selections contemplate separation and longing, intoxication and bliss, union and transcendence.
Mermaids in the Basement: Poems for Women
Mermaids in the Basement
Poems for Women
Paperback      ISBN: 0914742817
A collection of "poems for women" from the Pulitzer Prize winner. A New York Times notable book.
Renaming Ecstasy: Latino Writings on the Sacred
Renaming Ecstasy
Latino Writings on the Sacred
Paperback      ISBN: 1931010153
Three Chinese Poets
Three Chinese Poets
Paperback      ISBN: 0060950242
The three T'ang dynasty poets translated here are among the greatest literary figures of China, or indeed the world. Responding differently to their common times, Wang Wei, Li Bai, and Du Fu crystallize the immense variety of China and the Chinese poetic tradition and, across a distance of twelve hundred years, move the reader as it is rare for even poetry to do.
American Wits: An Anthology of Light Verse
American Wits
An Anthology of Light Verse
Hardcover      ISBN: 1931082499
A tour of the American light verse tradition includes pieces of sardonic verse and comic invention by such contributors as Ambrose Bierce, Kenneth Koch, T. S. Eliot, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Ogden Nash.
Picnic, Lightning
Picnic, Lightning
Paperback      ISBN: 0822956705
Presents a collection of poems that explores the minutiae of life
Selected Poems
Selected Poems
Paperback      ISBN: 0140435484
The author of Treasure Island and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde reveals his more sensitive, vulnerable face in this collection of verse that ranges widely in style, from folk lyrics to conversational musings, celebrating love, friendship, and nostalgia, among other topics dear to the writer. Reprint.
I Never Saw Another Butterfly: Children's Drawings and Poems from Terezin Concentration Camp 1942-1944
I Never Saw Another Butterfly
Children's Drawings and Poems from Terezin Concentration Camp 1942-1944
Paperback      ISBN: 0805210156
A selection of children's poems and drawings reflecting their surroundings in Terezâin Concentration Camp in Czechoslovakia from 1942 to 1944.