American Poetry

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  1. Bonfire Opera

    Bonfire Opera: Poems [Paperback]

    Danusha Lameris (Author)

    £12.99

    ISBN: 9780822966050
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Pitt Poetry Series
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    Sometimes the most compelling landscapes are the ones where worlds collide: where a desert meets the sea, a civilization, no-man’s land. Here in Bonfire Opera, grief and Eros grapple in the same domain. A bullet-hole through the heart, a house ful... .... Learn More
  2. Bring Now the Angels

    Bring Now the Angels: Poems [Paperback]

    Dilruba Ahmed (Author)

    £17.00

    ISBN: 9780822966074
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Pitt Poetry Series
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    This collection juxtaposes text from Google Search autocomplete with the intimate language of prayer. Corporate jargon co-exists with the incantatory and ancient ghazal form. Ahmed’s second book of poetry explores the terrain of loss - of a belove... .... Learn More
  3. In My Unknowing

    In My Unknowing: Poems [Paperback]

    Chard deNiord (Author)

    £12.99

    ISBN: 9780822966159
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Pitt Poetry Series
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    In his new poetry collection, Chard deNiord explores the paradoxical nature of unknowing. .... Learn More
  4. Imperial Liquor

    Imperial Liquor: Poems [Paperback]

    Amaud Jamal Johnson (Author)

    £12.99

    ISBN: 9780822966067
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Pitt Poetry Series
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    Imperial Liquor is a chronicle of melancholy, a reaction to the monotony of racism. These poems concern loneliness, fear, fatigue, rage, and love; they hold fatherhood held against the vulnerability of the black male body, aging, and urban decay. ... .... Learn More
  5. The Woman in the Corner

    The Woman in the Corner: Poems [Paperback]

    Nancy Krygowski (Author)

    £17.00

    ISBN: 9780822966043
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Pitt Poetry Series
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    The Woman in the Corner keenly observes and gives voice to the ambiguities and astonishments that we often turn away from - in human relationships and in our own unruly hearts. In poems that speak fearlessly about sex and grief, mothers and daught... .... Learn More
  6. I, New and Selected Poems

    I, New and Selected Poems [Paperback]

    Toi Derricotte (Author)

    £12.99

    ISBN: 9780822966289
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Pitt Poetry Series
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    I, New and Selected Poems shows the reader both the closeness of the enemy and the poet's inherent courage, inventiveness, and joy. It is a record of one woman's response to the repressive and fracturing forces around the subjects of race, class, ... .... Learn More
  7. The Painted Bunting's Last Molt

    The Painted Bunting's Last Molt: Poems [Paperback]

    Virgil Suarez (Author)

    £12.99

    ISBN: 9780822966098
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Pitt Poetry Series
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    The Painted Bunting’s Last Molt explores fatherhood, parenting, and separation anxiety; and the ways in which time and memory are both a prison and a giver of joy. Fifteen years in the making, Virgil Suárez’s new collection uses his mother’s retur... .... Learn More
  8. Holiday in the Islands of Grief

    Holiday in the Islands of Grief: Poems [Paperback]

    Jeffrey McDaniel (Author)

    £12.99

    ISBN: 9780822966104
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    Series: Pitt Poetry Series
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    In his new collection, Jeffrey McDaniel confronts the insular and expansive qualities of loss. With electric language and surrealistic imagery, McDaniel’s poems deliver the quotidian elements of middle-age life while weaving us in & out of childho... .... Learn More
  9. In Mad Love and War

    In Mad Love and War [Paperback]

    Joy Harjo (Author)

    £15.00

    ISBN: 9780819511829
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Joy Harjo is a powerful voice for her Creek (Muscogee) tribe ("a stolen people in a stolen land"), for other oppressed people, and for herself. Her poems, both sacred ad secular, are written with the passions of anger, grief, and love, at once ten... .... Learn More
  10. Trophic Cascade

    Trophic Cascade [Hardback]

    Camille T. Dungy (Author)

    £23.00

    ISBN: 9780819577191
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Series: Wesleyan Poetry Series
    In this fourth book in a series of award-winning survival narratives, Dungy writes positioned at a fulcrum, bringing a new life into the world even as her elders are passing on. In a time of massive environmental degradation, violence and abuse of... .... Learn More

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