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- Penguin Publishing Group 1997; US$ 14.95
In his seventh book, Carl Dennis explores the ways in which our wishes - those in our power to fulfill at any moment and those that have no chance of ever being realized - define who we are. While some of the poems view wishing as a failure to do justice to the world we have, others regard it as a recognition that no present, however rich, can satisfy... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2003; US$ 21.00
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 the narrator 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." The title... 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...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 9.99
" Blue Hour is an elusive book, because it is ever in pursuit of what the German poet Novalis called 'the [lost] presence beyond appearance.' The longest poem, 'On Earth,' is a transcription of mind passing from life into death, in the form of an abecedary, modeled on ancient gnostic hymns. Other poems in the book, especially 'Nocturne' and 'Blue... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 4.99
In this book of criticism, Howells has discussed different Italian poets. He has reflected on the themes of their poetry and concluded that through the ages, Italian poetry has focused on themes of patriotism and love of the land. He has discussed particular poems in great detail and has given engrossing commentary upon them. more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2008; US$ 4.99
Poems (1888), by Victor Hugo, is a marvellous collection of spiritual verse, personal love poems, tranquil arbitrations, political satires, and descriptive poems. The verses showcase author's gift for storytelling and his enduring anxiety over the societal dilemmas of his age. more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2008; US$ 4.99
Books for All Kinds of Readers ReadHowYouWant offers the widest selection of on-demand, accessible format editions on the market today. Each edition has been optimized for maximum readability, using our patent-pending conversion technology. We are partnering with leading publishers around the globe to create accessible editions of their titles. Our... more...