“Under the Pearl Moon” by Rick Maxson moves you from where and when you’re reading into your own personal memory palace.
In “An Ordinary Life,” poet B.H. Fairchild looks to the ordinary to find solace for grief at the death of his son.
In “Homelight: Poems,” Lola Haskins has a new slant on “slant,” allowing each poem to have its own perspective.
In her first poetry collection, Jordan Pérez presents hard realities that remind us of our duty not to look away.
“A Fire in My Head: Poems for the Dawn” by Ben Okri offers hope even for the darkest of subjects and events.
Poet Jessica Gigot draws inspiration from farming and the land for both her memoir “A Little Bit of Land” and her poetry book “Feeding Hour.”
In “Keep the Feast,” poet Stephen Cushman combines the sacred and secular, producing psalms that are jarring and challenging.
In his first two poetry collections, Charles Reznikoff reflected the experience of Jewish immigrants to America.
The poems of “The Rivers Are Inside Our Homes” by Victoria Maria Castells pulsate with imagery as they describe homelands old and new.
In “American Sonnets,” Yale professor David Bromwich has assembled poems that suggest the sonnet is an American art form.
“Last Poems” by Irish poet Thomas Kinsella explores the big, eternal questions that increasingly occupy our minds as we age.
In “Breathe Here,” poet Ellie O’Leary writes of her childhood losses of her mother at age 10 and her father at 18.
Russians consider Osip Mandelstam one of the greatest poets; a new translation of “Tristia” helps explain why.
To read “The Moon on Elba” by poet Andrew Frisardi is to experience the light of Italy and the ideal or idea behind the words.
After reading the 18 poems of “Prayershreds” by Bruce Beasley, you’ll find yourself, and your poetic head, in a very different place.
The 42 poems of “Accidental Garden” by Catherine Esposito Prescott consider the eternal question of whether life is planned or accidental.
In “Felicity,” Mary Oliver includes 18 love poems — something of a surprise for a poet not known for love poetry.
Poet J.V. Cunningham defied the modernist fashion in poetry and published several collections of carefully crafted formalist poems.
In “The Family Book of Martyrs,” poet Benjamin Myers writes about our hopes, our fears, and the things we love.
Finding “After I Was Dead: Poems” by Laura Mullen in a university bookstore reinvents a personal history and stokes memories of 50 years ago.