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Ewing, Eve L.

Summary: Blending stark realism with the surreal and fantastic, Eve L. Ewing's narrative takes us from the streets of 1990s Chicago to an unspecified future, deftly navigating the boundaries of space, time, and reality. Ewing imagines familiar figures in magical circumstances; blues legend Koko Taylor is a tall-tale hero; LeBron James travels through time and encounters his teenage self. She identifies...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Haymarket Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 818 EWI

Summary: Poets, public figures and members of various communities join series creator Elisa New to engage in close readings of a single American poem. Each episode mixes lively discussion with archival materials, location footage, and vivid animation. The series offers audiences an immersive and accessible experience in reading poems that touch on many aspects of American life, past and present.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV POE

Limón, Ada

Summary: "Vulnerable, tender, acute, these are serious poems, brave poems, exploring with honesty the ambiguous moment between the rapture of youth and the grace of acceptance. A daughter tends to aging parents. A woman struggles with infertility--"What if, instead of carrying / a child, I am supposed to carry grief?"--And a body seized by pain and vertigo as well as ecstasy. A nation convulses: "Every...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Milkweed Editions 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 LIM

Summary: Classic literature with classical music.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: NAXOS AudioBooks 2000

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD COMEDY/SPOKEN CLA

Summary: Presents a collection of twenty poems written in tribute to well-known poets from around the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 808.1 OUT

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 808.1 OUT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J808.1 KWA

Limón, Ada

Summary: ""Bright Dead Things" examines the chaos that is life, the dangerous thrill of living in a world you know you have to leave one day, and the search to find something that is ultimately disorderly, and marvelous, and ours"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Milkweed Editions 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 LIM

Summary: This is one of the most popular collections of funny poetry for kids ever published. It's a classic because it's the first collection of poems selected by kids! It includes clever creations from some of the most popular names in children's poetry, including Bill Dodds, Timothy Tocher, Joyce Armor, Robert Pottle, Bruce Lansky, and Kenn Nesbitt. Humorous illustrations by Stephen Carpenter make...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Meadowbrook Press 1991

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 811 LAN

Thakur, Sophia

Summary: "In her publishing debut, internationally acclaimed performance poet Sophia Thakur takes you on an intimate journey through love, loss, sacrifice, and self-discovery. In four parts -- titled Grow, Wait, Break, and Grow Again -- she shares her raw self and gives voice to experiences that connect people, inspiring readers to explore the tendencies of the heart." -- Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 811 THA

Xie, Jenny

Summary: "Jenny Xie's award-winning debut, Eye Level, takes us far and near, to Phnom Penh, Corfu, Hanoi, New York, and elsewhere, as we travel closer and closer to the acutely felt solitude that centers this searching, moving collection. Animated by a restless inner questioning, these poems meditate on the forces that moor the self and set it in motion, from immigration to travel to estranging losses...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.6 XIE

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.6 XIE

Giovanni, Nikki.

Summary: From the Publisher: In a career that has earned her accolades, honorary degrees, and awards from both fellow poets and everyday poetry lovers, Nikki Giovanni has established herself as a writer who can entertain and challenge, inform and inspire. Sometimes controversial, sometimes ethereal, but always beautiful, her poems move readers of all hues and generations. With Bicycles, she's collected...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 GIO

Summary: "A powerful, moving anthology that celebrates the breadth of Native poets writing today. Joy Harjo, the first Native poet to serve as U.S. Poet Laureate, has championed the voices of Native peoples past and present. Her signature laureate project gathers the work of contemporary Native poets into a national, fully digital map of story, sound, and space, celebrating their vital and unequivocal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 811.008 HAR

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 811.008 LIV

Summary: An anthology of empowering poems grouped into eight themed categories, written by living, self-identified women writers for anyone who is, has been, or knows a teenage girl.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Write Bloody Publishing 2014

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Kelly, Donika

Summary: "The Renunciations is a book of resilience, survival, and the journey to radically shift one's sense of self in the face of trauma. Moving between a childhood marked by love and abuse and the breaking marriage of that adult child, Donika Kelly charts memory and the body as landscapes to be traversed and tended. These poems construct life rafts and sanctuaries even in their most devastating...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 KEL

Kaminsky, Ilya

Summary: Deaf Republic opens in an occupied country in a time of political unrest. When soldiers breaking up a protest kill a deaf boy, Petya, the gunshot becomes the last thing the citizens hear--they all have gone deaf, and their dissent becomes coordinated by sign language. The story follows the private lives of townspeople encircled by public violence. At once a love story, an elegy, and an urgent...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 KAM

Finkelstein, Norman

Summary: "This beautifully written work begins with an overview of the spiritual problematics found in nineteenth- and early twentieth-century American poetry. Traveling slightly outside of the realm of the contemporary, Finkelstein's discussions of Emerson, Whitman, and Eliot yield to close readings of the works of Robert Duncan, Jack Spicer, Ronald Johnson, Michael Palmer, Susan Howe, Nathaniel...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Iowa Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 FIN

Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh)

Summary: A selection of works from American and British poets. It includes the poetry of William Blake, Robert Burns, George Crabbe, Philip Freneau, Fitz-Greene Halleck, Sir Walter Scott, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Wordsworth, Hartley Coleridge, William Cullen Bryant, Walter Savage Landor, Thomas Moore, George Gordon, Lord Byron, Percy Bysshe Shelley, George Darley, John Keats, Leigh Hunt, Thomas...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1982

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 811 AUD

Hughes, Langston

Summary: "Nearly ninety years after its first publication, this celebratory edition of The Weary Blues reminds us of the stunning achievement of Langston Hughes, who was just twenty-four at its first appearance. Beginning with the opening "Proem" (prologue poem)--"I am a Negro: / Black as the night is black, / Black like the depths of my Africa"--Hughes spoke directly, intimately, and powerfully of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 HUG

Summary: An anthology of American poems, arranged chronologically, from colonial alphabet rhymes to Native American cradle songs to contemporary poems.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1999

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J811 HAL

Giovanni, Nikki

Summary: The poetry of Nikki Giovanni has spurred movements, turned hearts and informed generations. Giovanni offers an intimate, affecting, and illuminating look at her personal history and the mysteries of her own heart.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2017

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 811 GIO

Giovanni, Nikki

Summary: Overview: Nikki Giovanni's poetry has spurred movements and inspired songs, turned hearts and informed generations. She's been hailed as a healer and as a national treasure. But Giovanni's heart resides in the everyday, where family and lovers gather, friends commune, and those no longer with us are remembered. And at every gathering there is food-food as sustenance, food as aphrodisiac, food...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 GIO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 811.54 Giovanni 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 811.64 GIO

Romo, Randi M.

Summary: "There is no better landing place for our grief, our love, and our hopes for a better tomorrow than poems. They vibrate with an urgency that defies the dead and enlivens the future. But Othered is more than a collection of poetry; it is proof positive that becoming one's true self is still the most revolutionary act that any human being can undertake. Randi M. Romo shows us how it's done--with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811 ROM

Summary: This anthology features poems by Mark Doty, Ross Gay, Donald Hall, Marie Howe, Naomi Shihab Nye and many others. These poets, from all walks of life, and from all over America, prove to us the possibility of creating in our lives what Dr. Martin Luther King called the "beloved community," a place where we see each other as the neighbors we already are. Healing the Divide urges us, at this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Green Writers Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.008 HEA

Paolilli, Paul.

Summary: A collection of simple poems having to do with nature.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2001

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC PAO

Moyers, Bill D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 MOY

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