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- Penguin Group US 2000; US$ 15.95
Amy Gerstler has won acclaim for complex yet accessible poetry that is by turns extravagant, subversive, surreal, and playful. In her new collection, Medicine , she deploys a variety of dramatic voices, spoken by such disparate characters as Cinderella's wicked sisters, the wife of a nineteenth-century naturalist, a homicide detective, and a woman... more...
- Penguin Group US 2001; US$ 16.00
God has retired to Florida, like everyone else. He can't sleep. He watches TV. In the long poem that opens Debora Greger's sixth book, God , he has retreated to the swamps, where, in the lush particulars of the subtropics, a singular moral world is discovered. Wherever Greger is, she has a traveler's eye; her poetry finds the past beneath the present-where... more...
- Penguin Group US 2003; US$ 18.00
Every day people tune in to The Writer's Almanac on public radio and hear Garrison Keillor read them a poem. And here, for the first time, is an anthology of poems from the show, chosen by Keillor for their wit, their frankness, their passion, their "utter clarity in the face of everything else a person has to deal with at 7 a.m." Good Poems... more...
- Penguin Group US 2001; US$ 17.00
Winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. Practical Gods is the eighth collection by Carl Dennis, a critically acclaimed poet and recent winner of one of the most prestigious poetry awards, the Ruth Lilly Prize. Carl Dennis has won acclaim for "wise, original, and often deeply moving" poems that "ease the reader out of accustomed modes of... more...
- Penguin Group US 2003; US$ 18.00
Lives of the Animals takes us to that place where the boundaries between predator and prey, the observer and the observed, merge, reverse, become re-imagined. We find ourselves inside a story of death and life, witness to acts of survival so primal they seem less instinctive than passionate. And it is passion that most informs these poems: the... more...
- ECW Press 2001; US$ 10.95
Funny, compelling, and with an unapologetic love of popular culture, this collection presents an elaborate lyric postcard, which explores everything from a most unprivileged seat on the cheapest bus to love and (somebody else’s) fame. The poet challenges the bonds of place in a global (American) economy with personal warmth... more...
- LSU Press 2008; US$ 16.95
In his newest collection, Blind Rain, Bruce Bond transforms the known and the familiar into something surreal and new. With spare, unadorned language, he complicates what it is to be both bound to the world and yet free within that world, the way in which the imagination deepens our engagements and yet offers some measure of distance at the same time.... more...
- Diversified Publishing 2010; US$ 11.95
Celebrate each season of the year with this collection of more than 100 poems commemorating a broad scope of holidays such as Christmas, Easter, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Cinco de Mayo, and Valentine's Day, as well as birthdays, anniversaries, the seasons, and the general passage of time. ? Featuring 100-plus favorites from e.e. cummings, Emily Dickinson,... more...
- University of NSW Press 2009; US$ 31.95
This is a superb introduction to poetry from the nineteenth century to the present. With insight and insider knowledge, poet Geoff Page emphasises the contribution made by the notable generation of Australian poets who emerged during and just after World War II. It includes several contemporary poems which are likely to become classics in the near... more...