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John Brown's body

By: Benet, Stephen Vincent

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Chicago : Elephant Paperbacks, 1990, c1928.:

Seller ID: BB0225265

ISBN: 092958726X

Condition: vg


One of the most widely read poems of our time, John Brown s Body is Stephen Vincent Benet s masterful retelling of the Civil War. A book of great energy and sweep, it swings into view the entire course of that terrible and decisive war, lighting up the lives of soldiers, leaders, and civilians, North and South, amidst the conflict. Generations of readers have found the book a compelling and moving experience. "Magnificently readable." New Statesman. "It is not one of you... View more info

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The Best American poetry, 2000

By: Bly, Robert

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : Scribner, c2000.:

Seller ID: BB0240629

ISBN: 0743200330

Condition: vg


A mid an "explosion in the interest of poetry nationwide" "(The New York Times), The Best American Poetry 2000" delivers one of the finest volumes yet in this renowned series. Guest editor Rita Dove, a distinguished figure in the poetry world and the second African-American poet ever to win the Pulitzer Prize, brings all of her dynamism and well-honed acumen to bear on this project. Dove used a simple yet exacting method to make her selections: "The final criterion," she... View more info

Friends, you drank some darkness

By: Bly, Robert

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Beacon Press, [1975]., 1975:

Seller ID: BB0244205

ISBN: 0807063908

Condition: Vg/g


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Reflections Beside the Sioux

By: Bruland, Godfrey Sang

Price: $25.00

Publisher: 1963:

Seller ID: BB0207792

ISBN: BBC0000007905

Condition: VG


Signed by the author on the verso of the title page. Former owner's name on title page. Stapled binding. View more info

Where we stand: women poets on literary tradition

By: Bryan, Sharon

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, c1993.:

Seller ID: BB0206250

ISBN: 0393035700

Condition: vg/vg


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The man with red suspenders

By: Dacey, Philip

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Minneapolis, Minn. : Milkweed Editions, 1986.:

Seller ID: BB0244222

ISBN: 0915943115

Condition: vg


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Everything Preserved: Poems 1955-2005

By: Everson, Landis

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Graywolf Press, 2006:

Seller ID: BB0245579

ISBN: 1555974538

Condition: VG


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Joyful Noise

By: Fleischman, Paul

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, c1988.:

Seller ID: BB0242866

ISBN: 0064460932

Condition: vg


Written to be read aloud by two voices--sometimes alternating, sometimes simultaneous--here is a collection of irresistible poems that celebrate the insect world, from the short life of the mayfly to the love song of the book louse. Funny, sad, loud, and quiet, each of these poems resounds with a booming, boisterous, joyful noise. In this remarkable volume of poetry for two voices, Paul Fleischman verbally re-creates the "Booming/boisterious/joyful noise" of insec... View more info

As the Larks Rise

By: Garrsion, Theodosia

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Putnam, 1921:

Seller ID: BB0204687

ISBN: BBC0000004830

Condition: vg


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Blues

By: Giovanni, Nikki

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York : William Morrow and Co., c1999.:

Seller ID: BB0217029

ISBN: 0688156983

Condition: vg/g


Intimate, edgy, and unapologetic, Blues: For All the Changes bears the mark of Nikki Giovanni's unmistakable voice.In a career that has spanned three decades, Giovanni has created an indispensable body of work and earned a place amoung the nation's most celebrated and controversial poets; Gloria Naylor calls her "one of our national treasures." Now, in these fifty-two new poems, Giovanni brings the passion, fearless wit, and intensely personal self that have defined h... View more info

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No other book

By: Jarrell, Randall

Price: $8.00

Publisher: [New York] : HarperCollins, 1999.:

Seller ID: BB0227344

ISBN: 0061180122

Condition: vg/vg


Former owner's name on front endpaper. View more info

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The Wadsworth Casebook Series for Reading, Research and Writing : Collection of Langston Hughes

By: Kirszner, Laurie G.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Heinle:

Seller ID: BB0249564

ISBN: 0155054813

Condition: good


Part of The Wadsworth Casebooks for Reading, Research, and Writing Series, this new title provides all the materials a student needs to complete a literary research assignment in one convenient location. View more info

Welcome to Carlos

By: Kloefkorn, William

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Granite Falls, Minn. : Spoon River Poetry Press, 2000.:

Seller ID: BB0241822

ISBN: 0944024394

Condition: vg


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Rose, where did you get that red?

By: Koch, Kenneth

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, Vintage Books [1974, c1973]:

Seller ID: BB0229292

ISBN: 0394718852

Condition: vg


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Bird Eating Bird: Poems

By: Kristin Naca

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial:

Seller ID: BB0221676

ISBN: 0061782343

Condition: g


A winner of the 2008 National Poetry Series mtvU Prize as selected by Yusef Komunyakaa (winner of the Pulitzer Prize), Kristin′s work perpetuates NPS′s tradition of promoting exceptional poetry from lesser known poets. Her poems are playful and serious all at once. They explore the richness of her cultural and linguistic heritage, which spans the globe from Mexico to the Philippines. They defend with vigor and humor the color purple. And they analyze th... View more info

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Men of the Open Range and Other Poems

By: Logan, Mike

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Buglin' Bull Press, 1994:

Seller ID: BB0248306

ISBN: 1560442476

Condition: VG


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Selected Poems: Longfellow

By: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth; Lawrence Buell

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Penguin Group (USA), January 1988:

Seller ID: BB0250374

ISBN: 0140390642

Condition: VG


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Little girls in church

By: Norris, Kathleen

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, c1995.:

Seller ID: BB0244221

ISBN: 0822955563

Condition: vg


Although Kathleen Norris's best-selling "Dakota: A Spiritual Geography" has brought her to the attention of many thousands of readers, she is first and last a poet. Like Robert Frost, another poet identified with a particular landscape, she can reveal the miraculous in the ordinary, and she writes with clarity, humor, and deep sympathy for her subjects. View more info

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Furia

By: Orlando Ricardo Menes

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Minneapolis : Milkweed Editions, 2005.:

Seller ID: BB0221674

ISBN: 1571314202

Condition: g


This eye-opening and exotic new poetry collection tells a story in a way that few books of poetry do. Filled with colors, textures, tastes, and beautifully crafted language, these sensual poems recall the author's Peruvian/Cuban ancestry and his childhood in Peru and Florida, taking the reader on a journey full of delights - and dangers. There are maids who serve monkeys for dinner, elementary-school thugs wielding knives, and frogs falling from the sky, as Furia confron... View more info

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The Metamorphoses : Selected Stories in Verse

By: Ovid

Price: $1.50

Publisher: Dover Publications:

Seller ID: BB0248712

ISBN: 0486427587

Condition: vg


This selection of 30 stories from Ovid's famous work, "The Metamorphoses, " does full justice to the poet's elegance and wit. All of the tales involve a form of metamorphosis, or transformation, and are peopled by the gods, demigods, and mortals of classical mythology: Venus and Adonis, Pygmalion, Apollo and Daphne, Narcissus, more. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative. View more info