A girl writes a poem to a tree, but then is surprised when the tree writes back in this wondrous and warm picture book about friendship, nature, and the power of poetry.
For the first time ever, 75 beloved songs from Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood and The Children's Corner are collected in this charmingly illustrated treasury, sure to be cherished by generations of children as well as the millions of adults who grew up with Mister Rogers.
It’s you I like.
Toast a marshmallow, be a tree in winter, read braille — Paul B. Janeczko and Richard Jones invite you to enjoy an assortment of poems that inform and inspire.
Today I walked outside and spied
a hedgehog on the hill.
When she and I met eye to eye,
she raised up straight and still.
In this whimsically illustrated board book, a poem expresses the joys of being out in the natural world as "the gladdest thing under the sun."
A beautiful hardcover Pocket Poets anthology of poems from across the ages inspired by the City of Light
The New York Times bestselling poetic memoir and call to action from the award-winning author of Speak, Laurie Halse Anderson!
“This collection of silly rhymes and poems is sure to please. . . . An excellent choice for pre-readers and very young children, as well as anyone with a love for nursery rhymes.” — School Library Journal (starred review)
Celebrate all things horsey with this sweet collection of poems that’s perfect for the little equestrian in your life.
Calling all pony lovers! This poetry collection, chock full of horses, is sure to delight young readers, whether they dream of being a cowgirl or a knight, becoming an equestrian, or simply making a pony friend of their own.
A joint poetry collection from the virally popular and bestselling poets r.h. Sin and Robert M. Drake.
What are you hiding behind your smile? If those empty bottles that line the walls of your room could speak, what tales would they spill? So much of your truth is buried beneath the lies you tell yourself.
An anthem for the modern woman, Unfollowing You serves as a true companion for those who seek a voice that explores the complexities and absurdity of contemporary romance.
A timeless selection of some of Charles Bukowski’s best unpublished and uncollected poems
"This is the stuff of life, the very essence of the poetic." –LitHub
For Hala Alyan, twenty-nine is a year of transformation and upheaval, a year in which the past—memories of family members, old friends and past lovers, the heat of another land, another language, a different faith—winds itself around the present.$16.99ISBN: 9781449499358Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Andrews McMeel Publishing - January 29th, 2019
The much anticipated new book by international bestselling author Lang Leav.$10.00ISBN: 9780525565345Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Vintage - January 22nd, 2019
A Vintage Classics edition of Frost's 1923 collection of poems that won the Pulitzer Prize and contains some of his most famous and beloved poems. Includes the original woodcut illustrations, not in print elsewhere.$15.95ISBN: 9780393356670Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - January 2019
A poetic meditation, Square Inch Hours draws on elements from fiction, memoir, daybook, and reverie, piecing together moments in the aftermath of a breakdown. With adamant attentiveness, the speaker turns his focus to reality in its minute particulars: the palsied hand of a grocery clerk; copulating flies on a windowsill; a deep gouge, like a bullet hole, in his apartment door.$7.99ISBN: 9781328497963Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Clarion Books - December 18th, 2018Tiana has a pocketful of words: green words like spring, night words like moon, and words with wings, like angel. Each word is the inspiration for a pair of poems—one, lyrical free verse and the other, haiku.$18.99ISBN: 9781328505705Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Mariner Books - December 4th, 2018The life’s work of “one of the true master poets of his generation,”* whose poetry helped shape the consciousness of an age
For Galway Kinnell, it was “the poet’s job to figure out what’s happening within oneself, to figure out the connection between the self and the world, and to get it down in words that have a lasting shape, that have$23.00ISBN: 9780374106478Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - November 20th, 2018
A stunning new collection from Poland’s leading poet
Give me back my childhood,
republic of loquacious sparrows,
measureless thickets of nettles
and the timid wood owl's nightly sobs.$24.00ISBN: 9780374230531Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - November 13th, 2018
A stunning new collection from a “beguiling and magisterial” poet (The New York Times Book Review)
This is the End of Days.
This is what we’ve been waiting for always.
I walked over to the Hudson River, heading for Mars.
Each poem of mine is a suicide belt.
I say that to my girlfriend Life.$16.00ISBN: 9781635570199Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Bloomsbury Publishing - November 13th, 2018
“Running Upon the Wires is full body art, smack against love in all its stages, a battle to the finish-or the beginning-the epic struggle (and ecstasy) as only Kate Tempest could record.” -Bob Holman$18.95ISBN: 9780393356250Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - November 6th, 2018
Composed at the rosy-fingered dawn of world literature almost three millennia ago, The Odyssey is a poem about violence and the aftermath of war; about wealth, poverty and power; about marriage and family; about travelers, hospitality, and the yearning for home.$26.00ISBN: 9781328507846Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - November 6th, 2018Longlisted for the 2018 National Book Award for Poetry
“[Trethewey’s poems] dig beneath the surface of history—personal or communal, from childhood or from a century ago—to explore the human struggles that we all face.” —James H.$14.99ISBN: 9781250195890Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Feiwel & Friends - October 23rd, 2018
Beautiful and brutally honest, Mary Lambert's poetry is a beacon to anyone who's ever been knocked down—and picked themselves up again. In verse that deals with sexual assault, mental illness, and body acceptance, Ms. Lambert's Shame Is an Ocean I Swim Across emerges as an important new voice in poetry, providing strength and resilience even in the darkest of times.$14.99ISBN: 9781509888764Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Macmillan Collector's Library - October 16th, 2018
Designed to appeal to the book lover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautifully bound pocket-sized gift editions of much loved classic titles. Bound in real cloth, printed on high quality paper, and featuring ribbon markers and gilt edges, Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure.$16.99ISBN: 9780061136023Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Harper Perennial - October 16th, 2018
The daughter of Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes looks back on forty-five years of loves, losses, pain, hope and joy in this revealing and poignant poetry collection—first time in paperback.
“Hughes writes about tragedy with [Sylvia] Plath-like wit.”—Entertainment Weekly$16.99ISBN: 9781449492892Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Andrews McMeel Publishing - October 2nd, 2018
From Najwa Zebian—celebrated Lebanese-Canadian poet, speaker, and educator—comes a highly personal and moving second collection.
In The Nectar of Pain, Zebian sheds light on the feelings and experiences that emerge from a painful heartbreak.$12.99ISBN: 9780753474907Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Kingfisher - October 9th, 2018
This delightfully illustrated book contains more than seventy-five of the best-loved rhymes and songs of childhood, from soothing lullabies to schoolyard chants. Popular classics such as "Pat a Cake," "Humpty Dumpty," and "Jack and Jill" are joined by lesser-known rhymes and ditties from many different cultures. Kady MacDonald Denton's illustrations add liveliness and humor.$14.99ISBN: 9780062853677Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Ecco - October 2nd, 2018
“Serious art does not need to be weighty or explicitly topical. It can be, as it is here, apparently as light as a feather: The Lumberjack’s Dove is, in its manner, a folktale; it is also a meditation on attachment, on loss, on transformation.$25.00ISBN: 9781501179525Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Atria / 37 INK - October 2nd, 2018
Alice Walker, author of the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning The Color Purple—“an American novel of permanent importance” (San Francisco Chronicle)—crafts a bilingual collection that is both playfully imaginative and intensely moving.
Presented in both English and Spanish, Alice Walker shares a timely collection of nearly seventy wo$16.00ISBN: 9781982104825Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Atria Books - October 2nd, 2018
From a critically acclaimed New York Times bestselling author and poet comes “a delightfully hybrid book: part anthology, part critical study, part autobiography” (Chicago Tribune) that is organized around fifty-one remarkable poems by poets such as Robert Frost, Emily Dickinson, Wallace Stevens, and Sylvia Plath.$15.99ISBN: 9780062399465Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: William Morrow Paperbacks - October 2nd, 2018
One of America’s most celebrated poets looks inward in this powerful collection, a rumination on her life and the people who have shaped her.$19.99ISBN: 9781449497019Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Andrews McMeel Publishing - October 2nd, 2018
"I need you to understand something. I wrote this for you. I wrote this for you and only you. Everyone else who reads it, doesn't get it."
Started 2007, I Wrote This For You is an acclaimed exploration of hauntingly beautiful words, photography and emotion that's unique to each person who reads it.$20.00ISBN: 9780143133445Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Penguin Books - October 2nd, 2018
Longlisted for the 2018 National Book Award in Poetry
Winner of the 2017 National Poetry Series Competition, selected by Cornelius Eady--an exploration in verse of imperial appropriation and Mexican American cultural identity
"Marvelous, argumentative, and curiosity-provoking" --The New York Times Book Review$24.99ISBN: 9781684125555Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Canterbury Classics - October 2nd, 2018
A timeless collection of hundreds of poems that resonate to the American spirit.
Leaves of Grass is a timeless collection of poems and essays penned by influential nineteenth-century writer Walt Whitman. This profound compilation explores topics such as nature, mysticism, mortality, transcendentalism, and democracy.$24.99ISBN: 9781426331855Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: National Geographic Children's Books - September 25th, 2018
It's all about us! Join former U.S. Children's Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis on a lyrical journey through the United States to experience the wonders of America's people and places through 200+ inspiring poems and stunning photographs.$19.95ISBN: 9781487003463Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: House of Anansi Press - September 25th, 2018
Award-winning M tis poet and acclaimed novelist Katherena Vermette's second work of poetry, river woman, examines and celebrates love as postcolonial action. Here love is defined as a force of reclamation and repair in times of trauma, and trauma is understood to exist within all times.$19.99ISBN: 9789352776092Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HarperCollins - September 25th, 2018$18.99ISBN: 9781501127809Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scribner - September 18th, 2018
The 2018 edition of the Best American Poetry—“a ‘best’ anthology that really lives up to its title” (Chicago Tribune)—collects the most significant poems of the year, chosen by Poet Laureate of California Dana Gioia.
The guest editor for 2018, Dana Gioia, has an unconventional poetic background.$15.95ISBN: 9781947793033Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Tin House Books - September 18th, 2018
When Rap Spoke Straight to God isn't sacred or profane, but a chorus joined in a single soliloquy, demanding to be heard. There's Wu-Tang and Mary Magdelene with a foot fetish, Lil' Kim and a self-loving Lilith. Slurs, catcalls, verses, erasures--Dawson asks readers, "Just how far is it to nigger?" Both grounded and transcendent, the book is reality and possibility.$25.99ISBN: 9780062843685Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Ecco - September 18th, 2018
A piercing debut collection of poems exploring gender, race, and violence from a sensational new talent$14.99ISBN: 9781449494261Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Andrews McMeel Publishing - September 18th, 2018
"What happens when the man of your dreams turns out to be a nightmare with sharp teeth and claws?"
Winner of the 2016 Goodreads Choice Award for Best Poetry, amanda lovelace presents her new illustrated duology, “things that h(a)unt.” In this first installment, to make monsters out of girls, lovelace explores the memory of being in an abusive relationship$17.95ISBN: 9780393355116Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - September 11th, 2018
Adrienne Rich was the singular voice of her generation, bringing discussions of gender, race, and class to the forefront of poetical discourse.$25.00ISBN: 9780802128508Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Grove Press - September 11th, 2018
The first all-new collection of poems since 2011's Snowflake/different streets--and following the critically acclaimed Afterglow (a dog memoir), as well as the volume of selected poems, I Must Be Living Twice--here, in Evolution, we find the eminent, exuberant writer at the forefront of American literature, upending genre in a new vernacular that enacts--like nobody els$14.95ISBN: 9781101907917Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Everyman's Library - September 4th, 2018
A beautiful hardcover Pocket Poets collection of poetic tributes to beer from around the world and through ages.$14.99ISBN: 9780008291662Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: HQ - September 4th, 2018
'Brave and beautiful.' Stylist Magazine'Social media's answer to Carol Ann Duffy' Sunday Times STYLE'Divine.' Cecelia Ahern
She Must be Mad explores coming-of-age: the pain and beauty of love, the relief and the agony of turning from girl to woman, the isolation of an untethered mind and the power and subjugation of the body.$14.00ISBN: 9781555978150Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Graywolf Press - September 4th, 2018
A landmark anthology envisioned by Tracy K. Smith, Poet Laureate of the United States$15.95ISBN: 9781631494833Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Liveright Publishing Corporation - September 4th, 2018$17.99ISBN: 9781982104863Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Atria Books - September 4th, 2018
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
From the internationally bestselling author of Love Her Wild comes The Dark Between Stars, a new illustrated collection of heartfelt, whimsical, and romantic poems from Instagram poetry sensation, Atticus.
Atticus, has captured the hearts and minds of nearly 700k followers (including stars like Karlie Kloss,$16.99ISBN: 9780062688811Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Ecco - September 4th, 2018
ONE OF PUBLISHERS WEEKLY'S TOP 10 POETRY BOOKS OF FALL 2017
NPR'S MOST ANTICIPATED POETRY BOOKS OF 2017$15.99ISBN: 9781507208342Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Adams Media - September 4th, 2018
Offering a variety of advice for tapping into your creative voice, sharing your work online, and honing your writing skills, You/Poet shows you how to express yourself creatively through the art of poetry.
You may think that writing poetry requires a specific set of skills. You may have read books on writing poetry that were stuffy and full of strict rules and regulations.