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100 Best-Loved Poems (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Philip Smith(Editor)


Dover Pubns
Paperback - 101 pages
(October 1995)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Table of Poems from Poem Finder®
Dover Beach by Matthew Arnold
Musee Des Beaux Arts by Wystan Hugh Auden
The Lamb by William Blake
London by William Blake
The Sick Rose by William Blake
The Tyger by William Blake
Sonnets From The Portuguese: 43 by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
My Last Duchess by Robert Browning
Thanatopsis by William... Read more

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Americans' Favorite Poems
by Robert Pinsky(Editor), Maggie Dietz (Editor)


W.W. Norton & Company
Hardcover - 327 pages
(November 1, 1999)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Amazon.com
Americans' Favorite Poems offers keen proof that poetry does make something happen, that it can give strength and perspective, inspire and alter lives, and comfort and surprise. How did this grassroots golden anthology come about? When Robert Pinsky was named U.S. poet laureate in 1997, he hoped to... Read more

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Into the Garden : A Wedding Anthology
by Robert Hass(Editor), Stephen Mitchell (Editor)


Harperperennial Library
Paperback
Reprint edition (August 1994)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
An anthology of poetry and prose suitable for reading at wedding ceremonies features unconventional readings from Chinese, African, native American, Buddhist, Christian, and other cultures. 35,000 first printing. $35,000 ad/promo. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this... Read more

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101 Classic Love Poems

NTC/Contemporary Publishing
Hardcover - 144 pages
Reprint edition
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Table of Poems from Poem Finder®
The Mirabeau Bridge by Guillaume Apollinaire
Dover Beach by Matthew Arnold
Habitation by Margaret Atwood
Lullaby by Wystan Hugh Auden
'and Forgive Us Our Trepasses' by Aphra Behn
The Country Of Marriage by Wendell Berry
Light [and Love] by Francis William Bourdillon
Night by Francis William... Read more

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100 Selected Poems by E. E. Cummings
by E. E. Cummings


Grove Press
Paperback
(April 1989)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Craig Chalquist, May 27, 2000 5 out of 5 stars
my fav of this wonderful poet....
...a must-have collection by the man who said his poems were not for "mostpeople." Read more

 


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101 Great American Poems (Dover Thrift Editions)
by The American Poetry, et al


Dover Pubns
Paperback - 80 pages
(May 1998)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars
elmseeker@yahoo.com , November 23, 1998 4 out of 5 stars
All in all a decent book of poetry.
This book is a good one to have if you are interested in reading poetry or are interested in writing poetry yourself. It has some insiteful works that will help anyone see the wonders and joys, sorrows, joys and pains of the great American Poets. Read more

 


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Great Love Poems (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Shane Weller(Editor)


Dover Pubns
Paperback - 120 pages
(October 1992)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
Travis Cottreau, May 19, 2000 4 out of 5 stars
As good as a collection of Love Poems gets
I got this as a stocking stuffer for my girlfriend a few years ago. There are some excellent poems, especially Browning and Shakespeare.

I did find out by reading this poetry collection that I'm just not a big fan of love poetry. All the best is here, but except for four or five poems, it just... Read more

 


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The Best American Poetry 1999 (Best American Poetry (Paper), 1999)
by Robert Bly(Editor), David Lehman (Editor)


Scribner
Paperback - 223 pages
(September 1999)
  Avg. Customer Review:
3.5 out of 5 stars
Book Description

The 1999 edition of The Best American Poetry will exceed the expectations of the many thousands of readers who eagerly await the annual arrival of this "truly memorable anthology" (Chicago Tribune). Guest editor Robert Bly, an award-winning poet and translator -- famous, too, for his leadership... Read more


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American Poetry : The Twentieth Century, Volume 1 : Henry Adams to Dorothy Parker
by Library of America(Editor)


Library of America
Hardcover - 986 pages
Vol 1 (April 2000)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars
Amazon.com
Until nearly the end of the 19th century, American poetry remained in its infancy. To be sure, Emily Dickinson and Walt Whitman had already produced their epochal (and diametrically opposed) masterpieces. But these were sui generis eccentrics, working on the fringes of a culture still in thrall to... Read more

10.   Selected Poetry of Ogden Nash : 650 Rhymes, Verses, Lyrics, and Poems
by Ogden Nash


Black Dog & Leventhal Pub
Hardcover - 704 pages
(September 1995)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars
noah@sympac.com.au , July 18, 1999 3 out of 5 stars
hopefully, very funny
I know I am naughty, I have not read the book yet. I would like to buy a copy but with the TOTAL price in american dollars plus freight,I would first like to know whether it contains "Last night I saw upon the stair, a little man who was not there, he wasn't there again tonight, gee whiz I wish... Read more

 


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American Poetry : The Twentieth Century, Volume 2 : E.E. Cummings to May Swenson
by Library of America(Editor)


Library of America
Hardcover - 1020 pages
Vol 2 (April 2000)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
Amazon.com
If the first three decades of the 20th century mark the real birth of American poetry, then the following three might be considered a long and sometimes contentious adolescence. Not that there's anything juvenile about the work of Hart Crane, Elizabeth Bishop, Langston Hughes, or Theodore... Read more

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The Classic Tradition of Haiku : An Anthology (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Faubion Bowers(Editor)


Dover Pubns
Paperback - 96 pages
(October 1996)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
This unique collection spans over 400 years (1488-1902) of haiku history by the greatest masters, in translations by top-flight scholars of the field. Haiku (distilled poems featuring 17 syllables) command enormous respect in Japan. Now readers of poetry in the West can savor these expressive... Read more

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Angel Pawprints : Reflections on Loving and Losing a Canine Companion
by Laurel E. Hunt(Editor)


Hyperion
Hardcover - 176 pages
1 Ed edition (February 2000)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Book Description
Theyll be long years and hollow For me, till I follow, But I think youll be waiting for me as of yore, And then at our meeting, Youll bark a glad greeting, And well start out anew, together once more.

-- So Long, Pal

A dog is more than just a petits a loyal companion, a beloved member of the family,... Read more


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The Oxford Book of English Verse
by Christopher B. Ricks(Editor)


Oxford Univ Pr (Trade)
Hardcover - 800 pages
(December 1999)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
Amazon.com
Let's get one thing straight. Christopher Ricks's 1999 version of The Oxford Book of English Verse contains some of the finest poetry the world has ever seen. Judiciously selected and beautifully produced, this anthology will reward both poetry virgins and over-versed roués with its canny,... Read more

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The Best Loved Poems of the American People
by Hazel, Felleman(Compiler), Edward Frank Allen (Introduction)


Doubleday
Hardcover - 670 pages
Reissue edition (November 1, 1936)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
Book Description
More than 1,500,000 copies in print! Over 575 traditional favorites to be read and reread. Categorized by theme, and indexed by author and first line, this is a collection that will be treasured. Read more

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Committed to Memory : 100 Best Poems to Memorize
by John Hollander(Editor), Eavan Boland (Editor)


Riverhead Books
Paperback - 192 pages
Reprint edition (November 1997)
  Avg. Customer Review:
3.5 out of 5 stars
Esther Nebenzahl, February 25, 2000 2 out of 5 stars
Training your memory
If the readers intention is to play a game of memory then this selection of poems can play the trick. But if your expectation is to have a first-rate selection of poems, then this book will run short of your objective. Read more

 


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101 Famous Poems : With a Prose Supplement
by Roy Jay Cook


NTC/Contemporary Publishing
Hardcover
Revised edition
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
A reviewer, October 9, 1999 5 out of 5 stars
Solid old standard
My father had an old copy of this book that he read as a child. He loved to read his favorites from this book, or simply recite them from memory. They are classic rhyming poems. Another favorite book of mine is "Poetry for a Lifetime", a beautiful volume which includes a number of these... Read more

 


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I Never Saw Another Butterfly : Children's Drawings and Poems from Terezin Concentration Camp 1942-1944
by Hana Volavkova(Editor)


Schocken Books
Paperback
Revised edition (March 1994)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Book Description
Fifteen thousand children under the age of fifteen passed through the Terezin Concentration Camp. Fewer than 100 survived. In these poems and pictures drawn by the young inmates, we see the daily misery of these uprooted children, as well as their hopes and fears, their courage and optimism. 60... Read more

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A Poem a Day
by Karen McCosker(Editor), Nicholas Albery (Editor)


Steerforth Pr
Paperback - 485 pages
(October 1996)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
Once upon a time, men and women of sense and sensibility knew by heart dozens of poems--Shakespeare's sonnets, stirring patriotic verse, odes to churchyards, and elegies for the departed. Poems are meant to be voiced, and A Poem a Day includes 366 poems old and new--one for each day of the... Read more

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Favorite Poems (Dover Thrift Editions)
by William Wordsworth


Dover Pubns
Paperback - 68 pages
(February 1992)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Gemste , May 14, 2000 5 out of 5 stars
Review from a California High school student
Plenty of literary works to refer to. Great index. Great book for thrift shopping. Read more

 


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To My Daughter With Love on the Important Things in Life
by Susan Polis Schutz, Stephen Schutz Ph.D. (Illustrator)


Blue Mountain Arts
Hardcover
(October 1997)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
With rare insight and sensitivity, Susan Polis Schutz writes about the special feelings that bind mothers and daughters. Here is a collection of deeply felt and exquisitely expressed poems that speak of life, family and relationships. A book of lasting beauty and joy. --This text refers to an out... Read more

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Favorite Poems (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


Dover Pubns
Paperback - 85 pages
(October 1992)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Iguana9@hotmail.com , May 17, 1999 5 out of 5 stars
Im trying to find out this poem he wrote when I was young
It goes like this. "I am monarch of all i survey. My rights there is none to dispute, from the center all around to the sea i am lord of the Foul and Apes". I really want this poem can someone tell me where I can get it. Read more

 


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The Enlightened Heart : An Anthology of Sacred Poetry
by Stephen Mitchell(Editor)


Harperperennial Library
Paperback
Reprint edition (September 1993)
  Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
Printed in two colors throughout, this superb collection of poetry chosen from the world's religious and literary traditions is the perfect companion to Mitchell's bestselling Tao Te Ching. Read more

24.   World War One British Poets : Brooke, Owen, Sassoon, Rosenberg, and Others (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Candace Ward(Editor)


Dover Pubns
Paperback - 64 pages
(April 1997)
  Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars
Table of Poems from Poem Finder®
To The United States Of America by Robert Seymour Bridges
Trafalgar Square by Robert Seymour Bridges
1914: 1. Peace by Rupert Brooke
1914: 2. Safety by Rupert Brooke
1914: 3. The Dead by Rupert Brooke
1914: 4. The Dead by Rupert Brooke
1914: 5. The Soldier by Rupert Brooke
Rouen; 26 April - 25 May... Read more

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Gunga Din and Other Favorite Poems (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Rudyard Kipling


Dover Pubns
Paperback - 74 pages
(January 1991)
 
Table of Poems from Poem Finder®
The 'eathen
The Absent-minded Beggar
The Ballad Of East And West
The Ballad Of The Kings's Mercy
The Ballad Of The `bolivar'
Barrack Room Ballads: Introduction
The Betrothed
Blue Roses
Boots
Cities And Thrones And Powers
The Conundrum Of The Workshops
Danny Deever
The English Flag
The Female Of The... Read more

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