National Poetry Month

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The Divine Comedy: Volume 1: Inferno Cover Image
By Dante Alighieri, Mark Musa (Translated by), Mark Musa (Introduction by), Mark Musa (Commentaries by)
ISBN: 9780142437223
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Published: Penguin Classics - December 31st, 2002

An acclaimed translation of Dante Alighieri's The Divine Comedy Volume 1: Inferno that retains all the style, power and meaning of the original

A Penguin Classic

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Why I Wake Early: New Poems Cover Image
ISBN: 9780807068793
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Published: Beacon Press - April 15th, 2005

The forty-seven new works in this volume include poems on crickets, toads, trout lilies, black snakes, goldenrod, bears, greeting the morning, watching the deer, and, finally, lingering in happiness. Each poem is imbued with the extraordinary perceptions of a poet who considers the everyday in our lives and the natural world around us and finds a multitude of reasons to wake early.

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ISBN: 9781556595264
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - April 10th, 2018

Nezhukumatathil's poems contain elegant twists of a very sharp knife. She writes about the natural world and how we live in it, filling each poem, each page with a true sense of wonder. --Roxane Gay

"Cultural strands are woven into the DNA of her strange, lush... poems. Aphorisms...from another dimension." --The New York Times

Poems to See by: A Comic Artist Interprets Great Poetry Cover Image
ISBN: 9780874863185
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Published: Plough Publishing House - March 31st, 2020

A fresh twist on 24 classic poems, these visual interpretations by comic artist Julian Peters will change the way you see the world.

This stunning anthology of favorite poems visually interpreted by comic artist Julian Peters breathes new life into some of the greatest English-language poets of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

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El Dorado Freddy's: Chain Restaurants in Poems and Photographs Cover Image
By Danny Caine, Tara Wray (Photographer)
ISBN: 9781948742627
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Published: Belt Publishing - March 3rd, 2020

El Dorado Freddy's may be the first book of fast food poetry. In Olive Garden, Culver's, Popeye's Louisiana Kitchen, Cracker Barrel, Applebee's (after James Wright) and other poems, Caine reviews chain restaurants, taking on topics such as parenting, the Midwest, politics, and chicken fingers along the way.