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Author: Billy Collins | Narrator: Billy Collins
Release Date: September 29, 2020
A new collection from Billy Collins, former U.S. Poet Laureate and “America’s favorite poet” (The Wall Street Journal) Billy Collins’s new collection brings together more than fifty poems and showcases his deft mixing of ...
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Author: Marge Piercy | Narrator: Marge Piercy
Release Date: September 29, 2020
A bountiful group of poems--direct, honest, and revelatory--that reflect on language, nature, old age, young love, Judaism, and our current politics, from one of our most read and admired poets"Words are my business," Marge Piercy begins her twentiet...
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Author: Dan Chiasson
Release Date: September 22, 2020
A father and husband's meditation on love, adolescence, and the mysterious mechanisms of poetic creation, from the acclaimed poet.The poet's art is revealed in stages in this "making-of" book, where we watch as poems take shape--first as dreams or me...
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Author: Joshua Bennett | Narrator: Joshua Bennett
Release Date: September 01, 2020
From "one of the most impressive voices in poetry today" (Dissent magazine), a new collection that shines a light on forgotten or obscured parts of the past in order to reconstruct a deeper, truer vision of the presentGregory Pardlo described Joshua ...
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Author: Nate Marshall | Narrator: Nate Marshall
Release Date: August 11, 2020
Sharp, lyrical poems celebrating the Black vernacular—its influence on pop culture, its necessity for familial survival, its rite in storytelling and in creating the safety found only within its intimacyDefinition of finna, created by...
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In this urgent outpouring of American voices, our poets speak to us as they shelter in place, addressing our collective fear, grief, and hope from eloquent and diverse individual perspectives.As the novel coronavirus and its devastating effects began...
Author: Carolyn Forché | Narrator: Carolyn Forché
Release Date: March 10, 2020
“An undisputed literary event.” — NPRA new poetry collection of uncanny grace and moral force from one of our country's most celebrated poetsOver four decades, Carolyn Forché's visionary work has reinvigorated poetry's p...
Author: Olivia Gatwood | Narrator: Olivia Gatwood
Release Date: August 20, 2019
A dazzling debut collection of raw and explosive poems about growing up in a sexist, sensationalized world, from a thrilling new feminist voice. i’m a good girl, bad girl, dream girl, sad girl girl next door sunbathing in the driveway i wanna b...
Author: Kevin Young | Narrator: Kevin Young
Release Date: September 04, 2018
James Brown. John Brown's raid. Brown v. the Topeka Board of Ed. The prize-winning author of Blue Laws meditates on all things "brown" in this powerful new collection.Divided into "Home Recordings" and "Field Recordings," Brown speaks to the way pers...
Author: Nico Tortorella | Narrator: Nico Tortorella
Release Date: April 17, 2018
A debut poetry collection from actor Nico Tortorella exploring “all of it,” from the smallest cells in our bodies to the outer limits of our universe.    Nico Tortorella's debut poetry collection presents a singular vo...
Author: Tyler Knott Gregson | Narrator: Tyler Knott Gregson
Release Date: April 28, 2015
The epic made simple. The miracle in the mundane.One day, while browsing an antique store in Helena, Montana, photographer Tyler Knott Gregson stumbled upon a vintage Remington typewriter for sale. Standing up and using a page from a broken book he w...
Author: Mary Oliver | Narrator: Mary Oliver
Release Date: March 06, 2014
A New York Times bestselling collection of new and favorite poems,celebrating the dogs that have enriched the poet’s worldBeloved by her readers, special to the poet’s own heart, Mary Oliver’s dog poems offer a special window into h...