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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

Anderson, Laurie Halse

Summary: Bestselling author Laurie Halse Anderson is known for the unflinching way she writes about, and advocates for, survivors of sexual assault. Now, inspired by her fans and enraged by how little in our culture has changed since her groundbreaking novel Speak was first published twenty years ago, she has written a poetry memoir that is as vulnerable as it is rallying, as timely as it is timeless....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 921 AND

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 AND

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 AND

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 AND

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 Anderson 2019

Atwood, Margaret

Summary: Margaret Atwood's The Journals of Susanna Moodie (1970), regarded by many as her most fully realized volume of poetry, is one of the great Canadian and feminist epics. In 1980, Margaret Atwood's longtime friend, the distinguished Canadian artist Charles Pachter, illustrated, designed, and published a handmade boxed portfolio edition of 120 copies of the poem with silkscreen prints, created as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1997

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

Summary: "Women poets in nineteenth-century France made important contributions to major stylistic innovations - from the birth of elegiac Romanticism to the inauguration of free verse - and many were prominent in their lifetime. Yet only a few are known today, and nearly all have been unavailable in English translation. Of the fourteen poets of this anthology - the third bilingual volume in the MLA...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Modern Language Association of America 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 841.5 SCH

Contents: María Josepa Massanés -- Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda -- Concepción Arenal -- Carolina Coronado -- Robustiana Armiño -- Ángela Grassi -- Amalia Fenollosa -- Rogelia León -- Manuela Cambronero -- Eduarda Moreno Morales -- Faustina Sáez de Melgar -- María del Pilar Sinués -- Rosalía de Castro -- Victorina Sáenz de Tejada -- Eladia Bautista y Patier -- Patrocinio de Biedma -- Rosario de Acuña --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Modern Language Association of America 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 861.5 ANT

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wings Books 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 808.81 AIN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 811 Linthwaite

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Continuum 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 821.008 POE

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

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

Oliver, Mary

Summary: In A THOUSAND MORNINGS, Mary Oliver returns to the imagery that has come to define her lifes work, transporting us to the marshland and coastline of her beloved home, Provincetown, Massachusetts. In these pages, Oliver shares the wonder of dawn, the grace of animals, and the transformative power of attention. Whether studying the leaves of a tree or mourning her adored dog, Percy, she is ever...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2012

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hot Apples Press 1976

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

Summary: A volume of top-selected works representing definitive modes of thought during the women's movement of the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s includes pieces by such writers as Adrienne Rich, Muriel Rukeyeser, and Judy Grahn.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.8 POE

Brown, Renee J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 1st Books Library 2001

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1 available in Reference, Call number: 811.54 BRO

Judge, Lita

Summary: A free verse biography of Mary Shelley, the author of Frankenstein, featuring over 300 pages of black-and-white watercolor illustrations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Woodson, Jacqueline

Summary: "In vivid free verse, award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson shares what it was like to grow up in the 1960s and 1970s in both the North and the South."--Container.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 921 WOO

Woodson, Jacqueline.

Summary: "Jacqueline Woodson, one of today's finest writers, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse. Raised in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always felt halfway home in each place. In vivid poems, she shares what it was like to grow up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s, living with the remnants of Jim Crow and her growing awareness of the Civil Rights movement....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nancy Paulsen Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 WOO

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 WOO

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION WOO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB WOODSON WOO

Minty, Judith

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Michigan State University Press 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Giovanni, Nikki.

Summary: Collection of 80 new poems and prose pieces including some about slavery, Rosa Parks, Hurricane Katrina, Emmett Till, Nina Simone, Dorothy Height, Mari Evans, Gwendolyn Brooks, June Jordan, Richard Fewell, the Ishley Brothers, Jackie Robinson, librarians, and libraries.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Bahlke, Marie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Christmas Cove Press 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Barry, Quan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Pittsburgh Press 2001

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

Bennett, Paula.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 1986

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

Shaughnessy, Brenda

Summary: "Brenda Shaughnessy's Human Dark with Sugar revisits and modernizes the classic themes that have inspired generations of poets: Love. Loss. Sex. Rejection. Pain. Time. Exploring the strange wonder that is perception, Shaughnessy pressures language and holds nothing back; her poems encompass emotional states such as tenderness, devotion, resignation, bitterness, and rage."--BOOK JACKET.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Copper Canyon Press 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 831 AFT