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Poetry

April is Poetry Month, but really it's every month. Order the poetry below or any books on our website and they will be mailed right out to you.

Phil Metres (Shrapnel Maps) and Leila Chatti (Deluge) both have books published this month by Copper Canyon Press. Here is a link to their archived or livestream readings

https://www.coppercanyonpress.org/launch-party-livestreams/

Also on this list are recent books by Laura Grace Weldon and Neil Carpathios who will be reading at Mac's, hopefully post-pandemic on Wednesday, July 8th at 7 p.m. 

Use the list below for inspiration, but our website has thousands of poetry titles to choose from. Also, check out the Poets & Writers directory for ideas  https://www.pw.org/directory/writers

clevelandpoetics is always a great resource and while you are there check out the poem (Social Distancing) by Cat Russell. http://clevelandpoetics.blogspot.com/

Cuyahoga County Public Library does a poem a day project every April https://www.cuyahogalibrary.org/Services/William-N-Skirball-Writers-Center/Poetry/Read-Write-30-Days-of-Poetry.aspx

And visit LIterary Cleveland: they have online classes and have extended the deadline for Gordon Square Review's Poetry Contest  http://www.gordonsquarereview.org/contest.html

Check out April Grace Notes, our monthly blog, for a poem by Daniel Thompson https://www.macsbacks.com/april-grace-notes

Wick Poetry Center Peace Poems Contest winner Megan Neville's poem is here. https://poets.org/poem/legacy-2

Shrapnel Maps Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781556595639
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - April 24th, 2020

Deluge Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781556595899
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - April 21st, 2020

Selected Poems of Thomas Merton Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780811229920
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Published: New Directions - April 14th, 2020

Homie: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644450109
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Published: Graywolf Press - January 21st, 2020

Louder Birds Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780807172995
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Published: LSU Press - February 15th, 2020

On the Shores of Welcome Home (American Poets Continuum #176) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781942683896
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Published: BOA Editions - October 8th, 2019

Odes to Lithium Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781948579032
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Published: Alice James Books - September 17th, 2019

World'd Too Much: The Poetry of Russell Atkins (Imagination) Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781880834718
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Published: Cleveland State University Poetry Center - September 10th, 2019

Blackbird: poems Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780999432761
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Published: Grayson Books - February 28th, 2019

The Door on Every Tear Cover Image
$10.00
ISBN: 9781725257405
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Published: Resource Publications (CA) - January 29th, 2020

How to Love a Country: Poems Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9780807043073
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Published: Beacon Press - March 24th, 2020

American Primitive Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316650045
Availability: Backordered
Published: Back Bay Books - April 30th, 1983

City Lights Pocket Poets Anthology Cover Image
By Lawrence Ferlinghetti (Editor)
$21.95
ISBN: 9780872866799
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Published: City Lights Books - June 30th, 2015

Feed Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781947793576
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Published: Tin House Books - November 5th, 2019

Magical Negro Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781947793187
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Published: Tin House Books - February 5th, 2019

The Breakbeat Poets Vol. 3: Halal If You Hear Me Cover Image
By Fatimah Asghar (Editor), Safia Elhillo (Editor)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781608466047
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Published: Haymarket Books - April 16th, 2019

Postcolonial Love Poem: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644450147
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Published: Graywolf Press - March 3rd, 2020

Broadway for Paul: Poems Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525656579
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Published: Knopf - April 7th, 2020

Is, Is Not: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555978419
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Published: Graywolf Press - May 7th, 2019

The Players: Poems Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780804170956
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Published: Knopf - March 7th, 2017

The Sound of Water Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781635345643
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Published: Finishing Line Press - July 6th, 2018

$5.00
SKU: MAC2008

Casey at the Bat Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780698115576
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Published: Puffin Books - March 17th, 1997

Casey at the Bat: A Ballad of the Republic Sung in the Year 1888 Cover Image
By Ernest L. Thayer, C. F. Payne (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780689854941
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - March 1st, 2003