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The Gold Cell (Knopf Poetry Series)

DESCRIPTION: A new collection by the much praised poet whose second book THE DEAD AND THE LIVING, was both the Lamont Poetry Selection for 1983 and winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award.

Poems

DESCRIPTION: Poems is Wilfred Owen’s only volume of poetry, first published posthumously in 1920 and edited by his friend and mentor, Siegfried Sassoon. Owen is regarded as one of the best poets of World War I and composed nearly all of his poems in just over a year, between August 1917 and September 1918. Owen was Read more

Complete Tales and Poems

DESCRIPTION: In a career that spanned slightly more than two decades, Edgar Allan Poe pioneered the short story as a literary form, perfected the tale of psychological horror, launched the detective fiction genre, and helped to revolutionize modern poetics. The full body of Poe’s imaginative work encompasses mystery tales, horror stories, satires, fables, fantasies, science Read more

The Tweny-Ninth Year

DESCRIPTION: In Islamic and Western tradition, age twenty-nine is a milestone, a year of transformation and upheaval. For Hala Alyan, this is 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. Hala’s ever-shifting, subversive verse sifts Read more

Fear Taught The Bird Not To Sing

DESCRIPTION: for when your wings are broken for when you’re afraid to fly for when you’re afraid to sing for when you need to remember who you are this book is a journey of self-discovery and healing. it is written to help a soul going through heartbreak or hard times. let this poetry book teach Read more

The Poet’s Companion

DESCRIPTION: From the nuts and bolts of craft to the sources of inspiration, this book is for anyone who wants to write poetry-and do it well. The Poet’s Companion presents brief essays on the elements of poetry, technique, and suggested subjects for writing, each followed by distinctive writing exercises. The ups and downs of writing life―including Read more

Starlight

DESCRIPTION: (A walk through stars) take me on a walk through starswe’ll light up the nightwith our own constellationbrighter than the sunout of this worldand out of our mindsjust two crazy kidsmadly in lovewith the whole universe. Poignant, bittersweet, personal and hopeful, Starlight is a collection of poems and thoughts on themes of love, heartbreak, Read more