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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!

<3: Love Poems by Halle Preneta

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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.

Aeneid

Aeneid

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From the award-winning translator of The Iliad and The Odyssey comes a brilliant new translation of Virgil's great epic

Fleeing the ashes of Troy, Aeneas, Achilles' mighty foe in the Iliad, begins an incredible journey to fulfill his destiny as the founder of Rome. His voyage will take him through stormy seas, entangle him in a tragic love affair, and lure him into the world of the dead itself--all the way tormented by the vengeful Juno, Queen of the Gods. Ultimately, he reaches the promised land of Italy where, after bloody battles and with high hopes, he founds what will become the Roman empire. An unsparing portrait of a man caught between love, duty, and fate, the Aeneid redefines passion, nobility, and courage for our times. Robert Fagles, whose acclaimed translations of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey were welcomed as major publishing events, brings the Aeneid to a new generation of readers, retaining all of the gravitas and humanity of the original Latin as well as its powerful blend of poetry and myth. Featuring an illuminating introduction to Virgil's world by esteemed scholar Bernard Knox, this volume lends a vibrant new voice to one of the seminal literary achievements of the ancient world.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Alive at the End of the World

Alive at the End of the World

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Pierced by grief and charged with history, this new poetry collection from the award-winning author of Prelude to Bruise and How We Fight for Our Lives confronts our everyday apocalypses.

In haunted poems glinting with laughter, Saeed Jones explores the public and private betrayals of life as we know it. With verve, wit, and elegant craft, Jones strips away American artifice in order to reveal the intimate grief of a mourning son and the collective grief bearing down on all of us.

Drawing from memoir, fiction, and persona, Jones confronts the everyday perils of white supremacy with a finely tuned poetic ear, identifying moments that seem routine even as they open chasms of hurt. Viewing himself as an unreliable narrator, Jones looks outward to understand what's within, bringing forth cultural icons like Little Richard, Paul Mooney, Aretha Franklin and Diahann Carroll to illuminate how long and how perilously we've been living on top of fault lines. As these poems seek ways to love and survive through America's existential threats, Jones ushers his readers toward the realization that the end of the world is already here--and the apocalypse is a state of being.

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

All Roads to the Heart

All Roads to the Heart

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