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  • Out of wonder : poems celebrating poets

    Out of wonder : poems celebrating poets2017

    by Kwame Alexander

    (1,443)

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

    BOOK

    Call #: J 808.1 ALE

    Location: Juvenile Nonfiction

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  • The poet slave of Cuba [downloadable audiobook] / a biography of Juan Francisco Manzano

    The poet slave of Cuba / a biography of Juan Francisco Manzano2009

    by Margarita Engle

    Summary: Juan Francisco Manzano was born in 1797 into the household of wealthy slave owners in Cuba. He spent his early years at the side of his owner's wife, entertaining her friends. His poetry was his...  more »

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  • Beowulf [downloadable audiobook]

    Beowulf2006

    (240,287)

    Summary: Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney's new translation of Beowulf comes to life in this gripping audio. Heaney's performance reminds us that Beowulf, written near the turn of another millennium, was intended...  more »

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  • Paradise lost [downloadable audiobook]

    Paradise lost2006

    by John Milton

    (100,588)

    Summary: Often considered the greatest epic in any modern language, Paradise lost tells the story of the revolt of Satan, his banishment from Heaven, and the ensuing fall of man and his expulsion from Eden....  more »

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  • Paradise lost

    Paradise lost2005

    by John Milton

    (138,154)

    BOOK

    Call #: 821.47 MIL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Worlds apart [downloadable ebook] / traveling with Fernie and me : poems

    Worlds apart / traveling with Fernie and me : poems2005

    by Gary Soto

    (13)

    Summary: Eager to see what lies beyond their own back yards, Fernie and his friend take an imaginary trip around the world.

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  • Beowulf [downloadable ebook]

    Beowulf2012

    (240,294)

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  • The Canterbury tales [downloadable audiobook]

    The Canterbury tales2004

    by Geoffrey Chaucer d

    (189,236)

    Summary: Presents a recording of Chaucer's work, which begins at the Tabard Inn in Southwark, England, where a group of pilgrims have assembled on their way to Canterbury. Harry Bailly, the innkeeper,...  more »

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  • The Iliad and The Odyssey of Homer

    The Iliad and The Odyssey of Homer1990

    by Homer

    BOOK

    Call #: 883 HOM

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  • I'm too young to be seventy : and other delusions

    I'm too young to be seventy : and other delusions2005

    by Judith Viorst

    (319)

    BOOK

    Call #: 811.54 VIO

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Beowulf : a new verse translation

    Beowulf : a new verse translation2000

    (240,290)

    BOOK

    Call #: 829.3 BEO

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  • Leave this song behind : teen poetry at its best

    Leave this song behind : teen poetry at its best2016

    (109)

    Summary: This anthology of poems written by teens was selected and assembled from the 27 years of submissions to Teen Ink magazine.

    BOOK

    Call #: 811 LEA YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Electric arches

    Electric arches2017

    by Eve L. Ewing

    (2,802)

    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,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 818.6 EWI YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Get lit rising : Words ignite. Claim your poem. Claim your life.

    Get lit rising : Words ignite. Claim your poem. Claim your life.2016

    (60)

    Summary: Get to know the Get Lit Players -- a group of teens who use poetry to take on the world -- with this common-core aligned book that sheds light on teen issues through their own poetry and slam poetry...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 808.1 GET YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

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  • Earth, air, fire & water : poems

    Earth, air, fire & water : poems1989

    (5)

    Summary: This collection of poetry represents the work of eighty-one contemporary poets including Robert Creeley, Richard Brautigan, Charles Simic, LeRoi Jones, Bob Dylan, Allen Ginsberg, and Sylvia Plath.

    BOOK

    Call #: 808.81 EAR

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  • Casey at the bat : a ballad of the Republic sung in the year 1888

    Casey at the bat : a ballad of the Republic sung in the year 18882000

    by Ernest Lawrence Thayer

    (2,516)

    Summary: A beloved ode to the fallen baseball hero, Brian Kavanagh Casey.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 811.52 THA

    Location: Juvenile Nonfiction

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  • Canterbury tales II [downloadable audiobook]

    Canterbury tales II2002

    by Geoffrey Chaucer d

    (25)

    Summary: Four more delightful tales from one of the most entertaining storytellers of all time. Though writing in the 13th century, Chaucer's wit and observation comes down undiminished through the ages,...  more »

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  • Poems and readings for funerals and memorials

    Poems and readings for funerals and memorials2009

    (6)

    BOOK

    Call #: 155.937 POE

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The general prologue & the physician's tale [downloadable audiobook] / from the Canterbury Tales in original and modern verse translations

    The general prologue & the physician's tale / from the Canterbury Tales in original and modern verse translations2006

    by Geoffrey Chaucer d

    Summary: The Canterbury Tales are widely read and studied. The Middle English in which they were first written differs sufficiently from modern English, in vocabulary and usage, that most of us require a...  more »

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  • The fall of Arthur

    The fall of Arthur2013

    by J. R. R. Tolkien

    (6,124)

    Summary: The first publication of a previously unknown narrative poem by J.R.R. Tolkien, which tells the extraordinary story of the final days of England's legendary hero, King Arthur.

    BOOK

    Call #: 821.912 TOL

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  • You can fly : the Tuskegee Airmen

    You can fly : the Tuskegee Airmen2016

    by Carole Boston Weatherford

    (274)

    Summary: This history in verse celebrates the story of the Tuskegee Airmen: pioneering African-American pilots who triumphed in the skies and past the color barrier.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 811.6 WEA

    Location: Juvenile Nonfiction

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  • Antarctic antics [downloadable audiobook]

    Antarctic antics2006

    by Judy Sierra

    Summary: Celebrate the slips and slides and swims and glides of delightful penguins in poetry and song.

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  • Freedom over me : eleven slaves, their lives and dreams brought to life

    Freedom over me : eleven slaves, their lives and dreams brought to life2016

    by Ashley Bryan , illustrator

    (1,917)

    Summary: "Using original slave auction and plantation estate documents, contrasts the monetary value of a slave with the priceless value of life experiences and dreams that a slave owner could never take away"-- Provided by publisher.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 811.54 BRY

    Location: Juvenile Nonfiction

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  • Freedom over me [eBook] : eleven slaves, their lives and dreams brought to life

    Freedom over me : eleven slaves, their lives and dreams brought to life2016

    by Ashley Bryan , illustrator

    (1,909)

    Summary: "Using original slave auction and plantation estate documents, contrasts the monetary value of a slave with the priceless value of life experiences and dreams that a slave owner could never take away"-- Provided by publisher.

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  • Poetry for guys-- who thought they hated poetry

    Poetry for guys-- who thought they hated poetry1996

    (5)

    BOOK

    Call #: 811.54 POE

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  • Selected poems

    Selected poems2014

    by Frank O'Hara

    (1,057)

    Summary: A compendium of selected works by the influential New York poet features poetry from "A City in Winter" and his six other collections of poems, accompanied by an overview of his work and influence on modern American literature.

    BOOK

    Call #: 811.54 O'HA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Welcome to FOB Haiku

    Welcome to FOB Haiku2015

    by Randy Brown

    (22)

    Summary: "Sherpatude no. 26: 'Humor is a combat multiplier ...' Has your war become workaday? Does life on the Forward Operating Base (FOB) now seem commonplace? Armed with deadpan snark and poker-faced...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: ARCHIVES 811.6 BRO

    Location: Archives

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  • The sin-eater [downloadable ebook] / a breviary

    The sin-eater / a breviary2011

    by Thomas Lynch

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  • When green becomes tomatoes

    When green becomes tomatoes2016

    by Julie Fogliano

    (1,449)

    Summary: "A book of poetry moving through the seasons" -- Provided by publisher.

    BOOK

    Call #: J 811.6 FOG

    Location: Juvenile Nonfiction

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  • I must be living twice : new & selected poems, 1975-2014

    I must be living twice : new & selected poems, 1975-20142015

    by Eileen Myles

    (517)

    Summary: A collection of thrilling verse, including both new poems and beloved favorites, from the celebrated poet, modern cult icon, and author of Chelsea Girls. Eileen Myles' work is known for its blend of...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: 811.54 MYL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The princess saves herself in this one

    The princess saves herself in this one2017

    by Amanda Lovelace

    Series: Women Are Some Kind Of Magic

    (77,299)

    Summary: A poetry collection in four parts: the princess, the damsel, the queen, and you. The first three sections piece together the life of the author while the final section serves as a note to the reader....  more »

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    Call #: 811.6 LOV

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The collected poems of Lucille Clifton 1965-2010

    The collected poems of Lucille Clifton 1965-20102012

    by Lucille Clifton

    (411)

    Summary: The Collected Poems of Lucille Clifton 1965-2010 combines all eleven of Lucille Clifton's published collections with more than sixty previously unpublished poems. The unpublished works feature early...  more »

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    Call #: 811.54 CLI

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • House of lords and commons

    House of lords and commons2016

    by Ishion Hutchinson

    (249)

    Summary: "A stunning collection that traverses the borders of culture and time from the 2011 winner of the PEN / Joyce Osterweil Award"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Call #: 811.6 HUT

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Collected poems

    Collected poems2013

    by Robert Hayden

    (287)

    Summary: Features the work of one of the most important African-American poets of the twentieth century, containing poems which contemplate the black experience and deal with such themes as dreams, mortality, nature, travel, and memory.

    BOOK

    Call #: 811.52 HAY

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The rain in Portugal : poems

    The rain in Portugal : poems2016

    by Billy Collins

    (1,813)

    Summary: "Billy Collin's first new book in three years contains more than forty new poems that showcase the generosity, playfulness, and wisdom that have made him one of our most beloved poets" -- Provided by publisher.

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    Call #: 811.54 COL

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • The flame : poems, notebooks, lyrics, drawings

    The flame : poems, notebooks, lyrics, drawings2018

    by Leonard Cohen

    (1,937)

    Summary: A collection of lyrics, poems, notebook sketches, and self-portraits maps the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee's singular creative journey through the weeks just prior to his death.

    BOOK

    Call #: 811.54 COH

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Good poems, American places

    Good poems, American places2011

    (365)

    Summary: An anthology of poetic works celebrates the American landscape with diverse selections by such contributors as Nikki Giovanni, William Carlos Williams, and Naomi Shihab Nye.

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    Call #: 811.008 GOO

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • One last word : wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance

    One last word : wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance2017

    by Nikki Grimes

    (1,178)

    Summary: In this collection of poetry, Nikki Grimes looks afresh at the poets of the Harlem Renaissance -- including voices like Langston Hughes, Georgia Douglas Johnson, and many more writers of importance...  more »

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    Call #: J 811.54 GRI

    Location: Juvenile Nonfiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Manger

    Manger2014

    (87)

    Summary: There is a legend that describes how, at midnight on Christmas Eve, all creatures are granted the power of speech for one hour. In this collection, Lee Bennett Hopkins and a dozen other poets imagine what responses they might offer.

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    Call #: J 811 MAN

    Location: Juvenile Nonfiction

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  • Tombo

    Tombo2014

    by W. S Di Piero

    (55)

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    Call #: 811.54 DI P

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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