Browse by Subject: Poetry

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The Insistence of Harm

An award-winning collection from an acclaimed contemporary poet  

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In the Vortex of the Cyclone: Selected Poems

Known in Cuba as a poet, essayist, translator, and professor, Saldana won the prestigious Nicholas Guillen Award for Distinction in Poetry in 1998 and the La Rosa Blanca Prize for La Noche, a children's book, in 1989. Before her death in 1999, most of her work had appeared in Spanish exclusively in Cuba with only scattered translations. This collection emphasizes her construction of a personal and poetic autobiography to reveal the identity of one of the best Afro-Caribbean poets of the twentieth century.

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This Luminous: New and Selected Poems

From the vast complexities of a world in which synesthesia is our natural translator, Allan Peterson’s poems convey the consistent message that the ordinary isn’t. Selected from books and chapbooks covering almost thirty years of writing, Peterson’s work draws heavily from landscapes like the Gulf Coast, the sciences, history, and the author’s background in visual arts.

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Underwater City

In her first collection of poems, Kelle Groom explores the reasons and mysteries that create personal relationships.

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Dirt Eaters

With vivid characters and striking details, Grimm examines her Cracker ancestry and the consequences of leaving a place and family steeped in the history and traditions of the South.

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Our Lives Are Rivers

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E-mails from Scheherazad

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Rafting Rise

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Desperate Measures

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Strange Land