Poetry

01 Poetry Book, 1: Camillajean.com

01 Poetry Book, 1: Camillajean.com

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This is Camilla Jean Welsch's first book of poems. I hope you like it: ) Please look forward to the next volume in this series... coming soon!
A  Girl  Surveyed:  Drawings  in  Blue  by  William  Scott  with  Five  Poems  by  Edward  Lucie-Smith
A  Girl  Surveyed:  Drawings  in  Blue  by  William  Scott  with  Five  Poems  by  Edward  Lucie-Smith
A  Girl  Surveyed:  Drawings  in  Blue  by  William  Scott  with  Five  Poems  by  Edward  Lucie-Smith

A Girl Surveyed: Drawings in Blue by William Scott with Five Poems by Edward Lucie-Smith

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London: Hanover Gallery, 1971. Accordion-bound paperback artist's book; gouache drawings by William Scott reproduced as part of the 1970-1970 series A Girl Surveyed exhibited at the Hanover Gallery, March-April 1971; fifty copies were numbered and signed - this copy is not numbered or signed. Light smudges on covers; spine creased; interior clean and bright. G

A Fortune for Your Disaster

A Fortune for Your Disaster

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In his much-anticipated follow-up to The Crown Ain't Worth Much, poet, essayist, biographer, and music critic Hanif Abdurraqib has written a book of poems about how one rebuilds oneself after a heartbreak, the kind that renders them a different version of themselves than the one they knew. It's a book about a mother's death, and admitting that Michael Jordan pushed off, about forgiveness, and how none of the author's black friends wanted to listen to Don't Stop Believin'. It's about wrestling with histories, personal and shared. Abdurraqib uses touchstones from the world outside--from Marvin Gaye to Nikola Tesla to his neighbor's dogs--to create a mirror, inside of which every angle presents a new possibility.
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Aard-vark to Axolotl : Pictures from My Grandfather's Dictionary

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Aard-vark to Axolotl, an eclectic series of tiny essays, is a collection of prose poems disguised as imaginary definitions, and a collaboration of text + image based on a set of illustrations from an old dictionary. Sometimes sneaky mysterious, sometimes downright weird, these small stories work on the reader like alternative definitions for items drawn from a cabinet of curiosities.
About Things of Love, Life, Singleness and Other Stuff

About Things of Love, Life, Singleness and Other Stuff

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About: Things of Love, Life, Singleness and Other Stuff is a collection of over 70 poems that helped me navigate through challenges in my life; like the loss of love, finding my purpose, dealing with depression, dating and singleness. It also embraces the joys of love, family, contentment, wholeness and life lessons. It uses humor, sarcasm, hope and introspection to carve out deep emotions that can only be interpreted through poetry. About will take you on a journey to some places that are not always pleasant, but will identify areas of joy, healing, promise and praise. Maybe you will see yourself or someone else in these writings. I hope that it will help you unlock some of the complicated experiences in your own life. The key is to not be afraid to do the work.

About: Things of Love, Life, Singleness and Other Stuff is a collection of over 70 poems that helped me navigate through challenges in my life; like the loss of love, finding my purpose, dealing with depression, dating and singleness. It also embraces the joys of love, family, contentment, wholeness and life lessons. It uses humor, sarcasm, hope and introspection to carve out deep emotions that can only be interpreted through poetry. About will take you on a journey to some places that are not always pleasant, but will identify areas of joy, healing, promise and praise. Maybe you will see yourself or someone else in these writings. I hope that it will help you unlock some of the complicated experiences in your own life. The key is to not be afraid to do the work.

Theresa A. Burrage was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Arts from Wilberforce University and studied creative writing, art and self-publishing at Lancaster University in Lancaster, England. Her poetry has been published in several anthologies, including Poetic Voices of America and Free to Fly. She was on one of Cleveland’s National Poetry Slam teams, which placed 3rd out of 33 teams. She wrote copy for retail accounts at Liggett-Stashower Advertising and has a gospel rap CD for children titled Lyrics for the Soul.

Age of Anxiety: A Baroque Eclogue

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W. H. Auden's last, longest, and most ambitious book-length poem won the Pulitzer Prize and inspired a symphony by Leonard Bernstein as well as a ballet by Jerome Robbins.

New York: Random House, 1947. 1st printing. Dust jacket in protective mylar cover; 1/2" at top of spine missing; 1" tear at top left cover; corners chipped; front cover has some soiling in spots; dark green cloth with gilt lettering over maroon on spine; first 8 pages creased at top left; binding tight. G/G-

All the Year Round (USED)
All the Year Round (USED)
All the Year Round (USED)

All the Year Round

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All the Year Round contains 12 poems, one for each month, written by Riley, who was popularly known as the “Hoosier Poet." The poems focus on rustic subjects and are written in a 'countrified' dialect. This edition includes twelve beautiful color woodcuts by the American painter Gustave Baumann, one of the leading figures of the color woodcut revival in the United States.

White cloth over navy blue with gilt lettering on cover; some foxing on white cloth; corners bumped; covers lightly scuffed, some soiling and fading; endpapers lightly tanned and foxed; lightly foxed throughout; pages uncut; illustrations bright. G

An American Sunrise

An American Sunrise

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In this stunning collection, Joy Harjo finds blessings in the abundance of her homeland and confronts the site where the Mvskoke people, including her own ancestors, were forcibly displaced. From her memory of her mother's death, to her beginnings in the Native rights movement, to the fresh road with her beloved, Harjo's personal life intertwines with tribal histories to create a space for renewed beginnings.

Angling, A Day, and Other Poems (Signed limited edition) (USED)
Angling, A Day, and Other Poems (Signed limited edition) (USED)
Angling, A Day, and Other Poems (Signed limited edition) (USED)

Angling, A Day, and Other Poems (Signed limited edition)

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William B. Ewert, Publisher, Concord, NY, 1980. Limited edition, no. 48 of 176 copies, signed on colophon; string tied, wrappers. VG+

Apparitions: Poems by John Ashbery, Galway Kinnell, W.S. Merwin, L.M. Rosenberg, and Dave Smith and signed by each of the poets
Apparitions: Poems by John Ashbery, Galway Kinnell, W.S. Merwin, L.M. Rosenberg, and Dave Smith and signed by each of the poets

Apparitions: Poems by John Ashbery, Galway Kinnell, W.S. Merwin, L.M. Rosenberg, and Dave Smith and signed by each of the poets

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Lord John Press, Northridge, California, 1981. First edition limited to 300 numbered copies and 50 deluxe copies, all signed by each poet. This book is a presentation copy and is not numbered. Blue cloth spine lettered in glit, boards blue with overall gilt decorations.  VG+