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December 11, 2017

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Popular Poetry books for adults

 

Hundreds of books are added to the Library's collection each month. Here are the most popular Poetry books for adults.

 

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The Book of Men: Poems

The Book of Men: Poems
Laux, Dorianne


Format: Book
Holds: 2 on 1 copies

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Life on Mars: Poems

Life on Mars: Poems
Smith, Tracy K.


Format: Book
Holds: 2 on 8 copies

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On the Spectrum of Possible Deaths

On the Spectrum of Possible Deaths
Perillo, Lucia, 1958-2016

""Perillo's poetic persona is funny, tough, bold, smart, and righteous. A spellbinding storyteller and a poet who makes the demands of the form seem as natural as a handshake, she pulls readers into the beat and whirl of her slyly devastating descriptions."-Booklist" Whoever told you poetry isn't for everyone hasn't read Lucia Perillo. She writes accessible, often funny poems that border on the profane."-Time Out New YorkThe poetry of Lucia Perillo is fierce, tragicomic, and contrarian, with subjects ranging from coyotes and Scotch broom to local elections and family history. Formally braided, Perillo gathers strands of the mythic and mundane, of media and daily life, as she faces the treachery of illness and draws readers into poems rich in image and story.When you spend many hours alone in a room you have more than the usual chances to disgust yourself- this is the problem of the body, not that it is mortal but that it is mortifying. When we were young they taught us do not touch it, but who can keep from touching it, from scratching off the juicy scab? Today I bit a thick hangnail and thought of Schneebaum, who walked four days into the jungle and stayed for the kindness of the tribe- who would have thought that cannibals would be so tender?Lucia Perillo's Inseminating the Elephant (Copper Canyon Press, 2009) was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and received the Bobbitt award from the Library of Congress. She lives in Seattle, Washington. "--Provided by publisher.


Format: Book
Holds: 2 on 3 copies

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Animal Eye

Animal Eye
Rekdal, Paisley


Format: Book
Holds: 2 on 2 copies

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A Mind of Winter: Poems for A Snowy Season

A Mind of Winter: Poems for A Snowy Season


Format: Book
Holds: 2 on 2 copies

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Owls and Other Fantasies: Poems and Essays

Owls and Other Fantasies: Poems and Essays
Oliver, Mary, 1935-


Format: Book
Holds: 2 on 1 copies

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Wild Tongue

Wild Tongue
Seiferle, Rebecca


Format: Book
Holds: 2 on 1 copies

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187 Reasons Mexicanos Can't Cross the Border: Undocuments 1971-2007

187 Reasons Mexicanos Can't Cross the Border: Undocuments 1971-2007
Herrera, Juan Felipe


Format: Book
Holds: 2 on 2 copies

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The Gary Snyder Reader: Prose, Poetry, and Translations, 1952-1998

The Gary Snyder Reader: Prose, Poetry, and Translations, 1952-1998
Snyder, Gary, 1930-


Format: Book
Holds: 2 on 1 copies

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Woolgathering

Woolgathering
Smith, Patti


Format: Book
Holds: 2 on 4 copies

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