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By Knopf Publishing Group
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ean: 9780451493644, isbn: 0451493648,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
Following the Pulitzer prize-winning collection Stag’s Leap, Sharon Olds gives us a stunning book of odes. Opening with the powerful and tender “Ode to the Hymen,” Olds addresses and embodies, in this age-old poetic form, many aspects of love ...
Dewdrops on a Lotus Leaf: Zen Poems of Ryokan
By Brand: Shambhala Publications
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mpn: 9781590301081, ean: 9781590301081, isbn: 1590301080,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
The Japanese poet-recluse Ryokan (1758–1831) is one of the most beloved figures of Asian literature, renowned for his beautiful verse, exquisite calligraphy, and eccentric character. Deceptively simple, Ryokan's poems transcend artifice, presenting...
Scottish Poems (Everyman's Library Pocket Poets Series)
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ean: 9780307269713, isbn: 030726971X,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
In time for Burns Night (the annual celebration of Scottish culture that takes place on January 25, the birthday of Robert Burns)—a sweeping literary tour of Scotland from the Middle Ages to the present, the only single-volume collection of Scottis...
Practical Gods (Penguin Poets)
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ean: 9780141002309, isbn: 0141002301,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
Winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.Practical Gods is the eighth collection by Carl Dennis, a critically acclaimed poet and recent winner of one of the most prestigious poetry awards, the Ruth Lilly Prize. Carl Dennis has won acclaim for "wi...
The Lesbian Sex Haiku Book (with Cats!)
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mpn: 51, ean: 9781250072641, isbn: 1250072646,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
Lesbian sex has been confounding people since the dawn of time. What is it that two women do together exactly? The Lesbian Sex Haiku Book (with Cats!) is a humorous guide to lesbian sex, dating rituals, and relationships, and aims to dispel all myths...
Ikkyu: Crow With No Mouth: 15th Century Zen Master
By Brand: Copper Canyon Press
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ean: 9781556591525, isbn: 1556591527,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
An eccentric classic of Zen poetryWhen Zen master Ikkyu Sojun (1394-1481) was appointed headmaster of the great temple at Kyoto, he lasted nine days before denouncing the rampant hypocrisy he saw among the monks there. He in turn invited them to look...
The Annotated Archy and Mehitabel (Penguin Classics)
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ean: 9780143039754, isbn: 014303975X,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
Generations of readers have delighted in the work of the great American humorist Don Marquis, who was frequently compared to Mark Twain. These free-verse poems, which first appeared in Marquis's New York newspaper columns, revolve around the escapa...
Solitude: Poems (Everyman's Library Pocket Poets)
By Ciuraru, Carmela (EDT)
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mpn: 9781400044238, ean: 9781400044238, isbn: 1400044235,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 26 reviews
A literary sanctuary for what Shakespeare called “sessions of sweet silent thought,” this exquisite gathering of poems speaks to the consolations of solitude. Here is Wordsworth wandering “lonely as a cloud”; Poe confiding “all I loved, I l...
Haiku Mind: 108 Poems to Cultivate Awareness and Open Your Heart
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mpn: 9781590307588, ean: 9781590307588, isbn: 1590307585,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
Haiku, the Japanese form of poetry written in just three lines, can be miraculous in its power to articulate the profundity of the simplest moment—and for that reason haiku can be a useful tool for bringing us to a heightened awareness of our lives...
Japanese Proverbs: Wit and Wisdom: 200 Classic Japanese Sayings and Expressions
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mpn: , black & white illustrations, black & w, ean: 9784805312001, isbn: 4805312009,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 30 reviews
"Destroy a nation, but its mountains and rivers remain."—Japanese proverbThis is a collection of 200 Japanese proverbs with illustrations and explanations for each saying. Japanese Proverbs: Wit and Wisdom is a delightfully illustrated compilation ...
Are You an Echo?: The Lost Poetry of Misuzu Kaneko
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ean: 9781634059626, isbn: 163405962X,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
2017 NCTE Notable Poetry Book Freeman Book Awards, honorable mention Washington State Book Awards, finalist Booklist Editors’ Choice, Books for Youth 2016 Booklist Top 10 Biographies for Youth and Top 10 Translated Books for Youth: 2017 Favorite Di...
Traces of Dreams: Landscape, Cultural Memory, and the Poetry of Basho
By Stanford University Press
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ean: 9780804730990, isbn: 0804730997,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
Basho (1644-94) is perhaps the best known Japanese poet in both Japan and the West, and yet there has been remarkably little serious scholarship in English on his achievement. This book is intended to address that virtual void by establishing the gro...
Haiku: Classic Japanese Short Poems (Chinese Binding)
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ean: 9780785834137, isbn: 0785834133,
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Haiku—seventeen-syllable poems that evoke worlds despite their brevity—have captivated Japanese readers since the seventeenth century. Today the form is practiced worldwide and is an established part of our common global heritage. This beautiful...
Stay, Illusion: Poems
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ean: 9780307962034, isbn: 0307962032,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
National Book Award Finalist Stay, Illusion, the much-anticipated volume of poems by Lucie Brock-Broido, illuminates the broken but beautiful world she inhabits. Her poems are lit with magic and stark with truth: whether they speak from the imagined ...
Haiku: The Last Poems of an American Icon
ean: 9781611453492, isbn: 1611453496,
The haiku of acclaimed novelist Richard Wright, written at the end of his life.Richard Wright, one of the early forceful and eloquent spokesmen for black Americans, author of the acclaimed Native Son and Black Boy, discovered the haiku in the last ei...
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mpn: 9780807063873, ean: 9780807063873, isbn: 0807063878,
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Mirabai is a literary and spiritual figure of legendary proportions. Born a princess in the region of Rajasthan in 1498, Mira (as she is more commonly known) eschewed the marriage her royal family had arranged for her, celebrating instead her right t...
Book of Haikus (Penguin Poets)
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ean: 9780142002643, isbn: 014200264X,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
Highlighting a lesser-known aspect of one of America's most influential authors, this new collection displays Jack Kerouac's interest in and mastery of haiku. Experimenting with this compact poetic genre throughout his career, Kerouac often included ...
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