Adult Poetry Bestsellers

The top selling adult poetry titles at Belmont Books this week:

 

Given Sugar, Given Salt: Poems By Jane Hirshfield Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780060959012
Availability: Available from Warehouse (minimum 2 days to arrive)
Published: Harper Perennial - April 2nd, 2002

“Hirshfield’s are the kind of poems that could—before you even realize it—have quietly changed your life.”—O Magazine


Call Us What We Carry: Poems By Amanda Gorman Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780593465066
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Viking Books - December 7th, 2021

The instant #1 New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestseller


The breakout poetry collection by #1 New York Times bestselling author and presidential inaugural poet Amanda Gorman


The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country By Amanda Gorman, Oprah Winfrey (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Amanda Gorman, Oprah Winfrey (Foreword by)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780593465271
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Viking Books - March 30th, 2021

The instant #1 New York Times bestseller and #1 USA Today bestseller

Amanda Gorman’s electrifying and historic poem “The Hill We Climb,” read at President Joe Biden’s inauguration, is now available as a collectible gift edition.

“Stunning.” —CNN
“Dynamic.” —NPR


Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening By Robert Frost, Susan Jeffers (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Robert Frost, Susan Jeffers (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780525467342
Availability: Temporarily Out of Stock
Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - September 24th, 2001

Ever since it was published in 1978, the picture-book presentation of Robert Frost's poem "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" has been an enduring favorite. For this special edition with a new design, trim size, and three new spreads, Susan Jeffers has added more detail and subtle color to her sweeping backgrounds of frosty New England scenes.


Dog Songs: Poems By Mary Oliver Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143125839
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - September 29th, 2015

“The popularity of [Dog Songs] feels as inevitable and welcome as a wagging tail upon homecoming.” —The Boston Globe
 


I Hope This Finds You Well: Poems By Kate Baer Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9780063137998
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper Perennial - November 9th, 2021

An Instant New York Times Bestseller


Devotions: The Selected Poems of Mary Oliver By Mary Oliver Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780399563263
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Books - November 10th, 2020

A New York Times Bestseller, chosen as Oprah's "Books That Help Me Through" for Oprah's Book Club


Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright!: An Animal Poem for Each Day of the Year By Nosy Crow, Britta Teckentrup (Illustrator), Fiona Waters (Editor) Cover Image
By Nosy Crow, Britta Teckentrup (Illustrator), Fiona Waters (Editor)
$40.00
ISBN: 9781536217186
Availability: Available from Warehouse (minimum 2 days to arrive)
Published: Candlewick Press - October 19th, 2021

A lavishly illustrated collection of 366 animal poems—one for every day of the year! The perfect book for children (and grown-ups!) to share at the beginning or end of the day.


Postcolonial Love Poem: Poems By Natalie Diaz Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644450147
Availability: Available from Warehouse (minimum 2 days to arrive)
Published: Graywolf Press - March 3rd, 2020

WINNER OF THE 2021 PULITZER PRIZE IN POETRY

FINALIST FOR THE 2020 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR POETRY

Natalie Diaz’s highly anticipated follow-up to When My Brother Was an Aztec, winner of an American Book Award


Goldenrod: Poems By Maggie Smith Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9781982185060
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Atria/One Signal Publishers - July 27th, 2021

NATIONAL BESTSELLER
NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2021 BY NPR

​“To read Maggie Smith is to embrace the achingly precious beauty of the present moment.” —Time
“A captivating collection from a wise, accessible poet.” —People

From the award-winning poet and bestselling aut


The Aeneid: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) By Virgil, Robert Fagles (Translated by), Bernard Knox (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Virgil, Robert Fagles (Translated by), Bernard Knox (Introduction by)
$19.00
ISBN: 9780143105138
Availability: Available from Warehouse (minimum 2 days to arrive)
Published: Penguin Classics - January 29th, 2008

From the award-winning translator of The Iliad and The Odyssey comes a brilliant new translation of Virgil's great epic


Dearly: New Poems By Margaret Atwood Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063032491
Availability: Available from Warehouse (minimum 2 days to arrive)
Published: Ecco - November 10th, 2020

A new book of poetry from internationally acclaimed, award-winning and bestselling author Margaret Atwood


The Odyssey: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) By Homer, Robert Fagles (Translated by), Bernard Knox (Introduction by), Bernard Knox (Notes by) Cover Image
By Homer, Robert Fagles (Translated by), Bernard Knox (Introduction by), Bernard Knox (Notes by)
$19.00
ISBN: 9780140268867
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Classics - November 1st, 1997

The great epic of Western literature, translated by the acclaimed classicist Robert Fagles

A Penguin Classic

 


Odes to Common Things By Ken Krabbenhoft, Ferris Cook, Pablo Neruda Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780821220801
Availability: Available from Warehouse (minimum 2 days to arrive)
Published: Bulfinch - May 1st, 1994

A beautiful collection of 25 odes — in both English and Spanish — from one of greatest poets of the twentieth century. 

Each poem in this collection is accompanied by a pair of exquisite pencil drawings.


Leaves of Grass: The First (1855) Edition (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) By Walt Whitman, Harold Bloom (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Walt Whitman, Harold Bloom (Introduction by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143039273
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Published: Penguin Classics - June 28th, 2005

A deluxe edition of Whitman's crowning achievement, with an introductory essay by Harold Bloom

I celebrate myself, and sing myself,
And what I assume you shall assume,
For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you.