Adult - poetry

 

books that matter logoAngelou, Maya, And Still I Rise (and other titles)

Barker, Cicely Mary, The Complete Book of the Flower Fairies

Benet, Stephen Vincent, Western Star

Berry, Wendell, The Country of Marriage

Bishop, Elizabeth, The Complete Poems

Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, Sonnets from the Portuguese, and Other Love Poems

Browning, Robert, Poems and Plays

Bukowski, Charles
The Last Night of the Earth Poems
War All the Time: Poems 1981-1984

Chaucer, Geoffrey, The Canterbury Tales

Christopher, Nicholas, A Short History of the Island of Butterflies: Poems

Ciardi, John, How Does a Poem Mean?

Clifton, Lucille, "Wishes for Sons"

Cohen, William S., A Baker’s Nickel

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

Collins, Billy
Picnic, Lightning
Questions About Angels
The Art of Drowning

Creeley, Robert, Memory Gardens

Cullen, Countee, Any Human to Another

Cummings, E.E.
1 x 1 (poems)
complete poems: 1904-1962

Dante, Alighieri
The Divine Comedy
Inferno (trans. Robert Pinsky)

De la Mare, Walter, The Fleeting and Other Poems

Deutsch, Babette, The Collected Poems

Dickinson, Emily, Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson

Dickson, John, Waving at Trains

Donne, John, "Death Be Not Proud" (Holy Sonnet: 10)

Eliot, T.S.
"Hollow Men"
The Waste Land, and Other Poems

Felleman, Hazel (ed.), The Best Loved Poems of the American People

Ferguson, Margaret, et al. (eds.), The Norton Anthology of Poetry (4th edition)

Ferlinghetti, Lawrence
A Coney Island of the Mind
Starting from San Francisco

Ferlinghetti, Lawrence (ed.), City Lights Pocket Poets Anthology

Fitzgerald, Edward, Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

Frost, Robert
"The Road Not Taken"
Robert Frost’s Poems

Ginsberg, Allen
Howl
Kaddish, and Other Poems, 1958-1960

Graham, Jorie, The Dream of the Unified Field: Poems, 1974-1994

Heaney, Seamus and Ted Hughes (eds.), The Rattle Bag

Hine, Daryl and Joseph Parisi (eds.), The Poetry Anthology, 1912-1977

Homer
Odyssey
The Iliad

Housman, A.E., A Shropshire Lad (and other titles)

Hughes, Langston, The Dream Keeper and Other Poems

Jarrell, Randall, The Complete Poems

Jeffers, Robinson, Selected Poems

Jennings, Elizabeth, Collected Poems

Jewel, A Night Without Armor

Kerouac, Jack, Pomes All Sizes

Lange, Art and Nathaniel Mackey (eds.), Moment’s Notice: Jazz in Poetry and Prose

Linthwaite, Illona (ed.), Ain’t I a Woman! A Book of Women’s Poetry from Around the World

Lowell, Robert, For the Union Dead

Magee, John, "High Flight"

Marvell, Andrew, "To His Coy Mistress"

Masters, Edgar Lee, Spoon River Anthology

McGinley, Phyllis, Times Three

Merrill, James, The Fire Screen

Millay, Edna St. Vincent, Collected Sonnets of Edna St. Vincent Millay

Milton, John, Paradise Lost

Moore, Marianne, The Complete Poems of Marianne Moore

Moyers, Bill, Fooling with Words: A Celebration of Poets and Their Craft

Mueller, Lisel, Alive Together

Nash, Ogden, Everyone But Thee and Me

Neruda, Pablo
Poems: Late and Posthumous (1968-1974)
Selected Poems / Bilingual Edition
Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair

New Yorker, Editors (comp.), The New Yorker Book of Poems

Oliver, Mary, Dream Work

Olson, Elder, Collected Poems (and other titles)

Oresick, Peter and Nicholas Coles, Working Classics: Poems on Industrial Life

Owen, Wilfred, "Dulce Et Decorum Est"

Parker, Dorothy, The Collected Poetry of Dorothy Parker

Piercy, Marge, The Moon Is Always Female

Plotz, Helen (ed.), Life Hungers to Abound: Poems of the Family

Poe, Edgar Allan
"Annabel Lee"
"The Raven"

Pushkin, Alexander, Poetry

Rich, Adrienne Cecile, The Dream of a Common Language

Rilke, Rainer Maria, Rilke’s Book of Hours: Love Poems to God

Rimbaud, Arthur, A Season in Hell and Illuminations: Poems

Salter, Mary Jo, Henry Purcell in Japan: Poems

Sandburg, Carl, "Flash Crimson"

Sexton, Anne, "Her Kind"

Shakespeare, William, Sonnets

Simmerman, Jim, Yoyo Yoyo Yoyo: Poems

Simpson, Louis, People Live Here

Snodgrass, W.D., Heart’s Needle

Spires, Elizabeth, Swan’s Island

Stevens, Wallace, Collected Poems

Szymborska, Wislawa
Poems, New and Collected, 1957-1997
View with a Grain of Sand

Tagore, Rabindranath, Collected Poems and Plays of Rabindranath Tagore

Tennyson, Alfred Lord, Poems of Tennyson

Thomas, Dylan, The Poems of Dylan Thomas

Waters, Michael, Anniversary of the Air

Whitman, Walt
Complete Poetry and Selected Prose
Leaves of Grass

Williams, Miller, Patterns of Poetry: An Encyclopedia of Forms

Wilner, Eleanor, Sarah’s Choice

Wordsworth, William, "The World Is Too Much with Us"

Yeats, William Butler
"Among School Children"
The Poems

Yevtushenko, Yevgeny, "Babi Yar"