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- Penguin Books Ltd 2009; US$ 15.50
Here are poems to take you on a journey from the 'suddenly' of love at first sight to the 'truly, madly, deeply' of infatuation and on to the 'eternally' of love that lasts beyond the end of life, along the way taking in flirtation, passion, fury, betrayal and broken hearts. Bringing together the greatest love poetry from around the world and through... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2008; US$ 14.09
Taking its inspiration from Shakespeare's idea of the "seven ages" of a human life, this new anthology brings together the best-loved poems in English to inspire, comfort and delight readers for a lifetime. Beginning with babies, the book is divided into sections on childhood, growing up, making a living and making love, family life, getting older,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00
In this strong, appealing collection, Nancy Willard shares her passion for observing the mysteries of the natural world, particularly the flora and fauna of Cape Cod and the Hudson Valley, where many of these poems are set. We see, through her eyes, the coming of darkness to an empty orchard, the retreat of deer at dusk, and the breakup of a river... more...
- Pan Macmillan 2008; US$ 10.86
Carol Ann Duffy has invited fifty of her peers to choose and respond to a poem from the past. With up-and-coming poets alongside more established names, and original poems alongside the new works they have inspired ? Paul Muldoon, Vickie Feaver and U. A. Fanthorpe, for example, engage with classic works by Philip Larkin, Emily Dickinson and Christina... more...
- Victoria University Press 2010; US$ 8.00
This superb collection of poems shows the benefit of ten years gestation. The major part of the book consists of poems coming from years spent living and studying overseas and then settling back in New Zealand and starting a family. With its broad scope and variety of lyric styles, Mapping the Distance is a landmark book. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 19.00
?Perfection is a rare accomplishment, particularly in American poetry, and the perfection of much of Hollander?s work makes it essential reading for anyone who genuinely cares for the craft of poetry. But in our fallen world we seem fated to value power of perfection, and John Hollander?s poetry has shown a visionary power just often enough to secure... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 17.00
The ?exquisite and haunting? ( Booklist ) collection of poems built around the language and mystique of American captivity narratives in which Sheck enters the vivid life we live inside our own minds and selves, and takes us into the mysterious underside of consciousness and selfhood. From the Trade Paperback edition. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 26.00
A glorious new collection from one of our most distinguished poets. Here are poems that explore the ways in which ordinary objects open doors to the more hidden, subconscious truths of our inner selves: a bird of ?countless colors? calls to mind ?the echo . . . / of an inner event / From my forgotten past?; a subway bee sting conjures up quick unlikely... more...