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SPECIAL FEATURES: National Poetry Month


Aimless love : new and selected poems book Aimless love : new and selected poems
Aimless Love combines more than fifty new poems with selections from four previous books-- Nine Horses, The Trouble with Poetry, Ballistics, and Horoscopes for the Dead. Collins's unmistakable voice, which brings together plain speech with imaginative surprise, is clearly heard on every page, reminding us how he has managed to enrich the tapestry of contemporary poetry and greatly expand its audience.

Collins, Billy, author.
811.54 COLLINS
Alive at the center : contemporary poems from the Pacific Northwest book Alive at the center : contemporary poems from the Pacific Northwest
The Pacific Northwest's vast and varied contemporary poetry scene is on display in Alive at the Center , a community-based anthology drawing from Portland, Seattle, and Vancouver, BC. A collection of more than 200 poems from a wide spectrum of poets, Alive at the Center is a cultural snapshot, showcasing the best new and established voices from these three cities.


811.608 ALIVE A
His day is done : a Nelson Mandela tribute book His day is done : a Nelson Mandela tribute
In an original work, Maya Angelou, one of America's foremost literary voices, has penned a literary monument to South African president and freedom fighter, Nelson Mandela. His Day Is Done celebrates Mandela's courageous spirit and his commitment to forgiveness, famously reflected in the invitation he extended to his captors and guards to witness his presidential inauguration only four years after his release from prison.

Angelou, Maya.
811.54 ANGELOU
Poemas de amor y locura = poems of love and madness : traducciones escogidas = selected translations book Poemas de amor y locura = poems of love and madness : traducciones escogidas = selected translations
This stunning bilingual collection contains poems of passion, longing, and wonder by some of the greatest poets ever to write in the Spanish language, including Pablo Neruda, Josefina de la Torre, Gaston Baquero, Luis Cernuda, Jorge Carrera Andrade, Mario Benedetti, Angela Figura Ayamerich, Jose Maria Zonta, and many others. The poems bristle with images of extraordinary power and invention, captured perfectly with the lush darkness and verbal acceleration at the cetner of the Spanish literary tradition.


861.008 POEMAS
The dark man book The dark man
Illustrated version of Stephen King's poem "The Dark Man" written more than forty years ago.

King, Stephen, 1947-
811.54 KING
Throw the damn ball : classic poetry by dogs book Throw the damn ball : classic poetry by dogs
Throw the Damn Ball is a best-of-breed collection that no dog lover should be without. Bestselling authors R. D. Rosen, Harry Prichett, and Rob Battles have assembled the wittiest and wisest-cracking dog poetry ever. Featuring funky photos of the four-legged authors, this volume will make you howl with joy, bark with laughter, and beg for more.

Rosen, Richard Dean, 1949- author.
817.6 ROSEN
What I've stolen, what I've earned book What I've stolen, what I've earned
Winner of the National Book Award, Alexie publishes his first new collection of poetry and short prose in six years.

Alexie, Sherman, 1966-
811.54 ALEXIE
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