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The Prophet
Series/Author: Kahlil
$3.95

Hardcover - Fair The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran Kahlil Gibran’s masterpiece, The Prophet, is one of the most beloved classics of our time. Published in 1923, it has been translated into more than twenty languages, and the American editions alone have sold more than nine million copies. The Prophet is a collection of poetic essays that are philosophical, spiritual, and, above all, inspirational. Gibran’s musings are divided into twenty-eight chapters covering such sprawling topics as love, marriage, children, giving, eating and drinking, work, joy and sorrow, housing, clothes, buying and selling, crime and punishment, laws, freedom, reason and passion, pain, self-knowledge, teaching, friendship, talking, time, good and evil, prayer, pleasure, beauty, religion, and death. Each essay reveals deep insights into the impulses of the human heart and mind. The Chicago Post said of The Prophet: “Cadenced and vibrant with feeling, the words of Kahlil Gibran bring to one’s ears the majestic rhythm of Ecclesiastes . . . If there is a man or woman who can read this book without a quiet acceptance of a great man’s philosophy and a singing in the heart as of music born within, that man or woman is indeed dead to life and truth.” With twelve full-page drawings by Gibran, this beautiful work makes an incredible gift for anyone seeking enlightenment and inspiration. Learn More

The Cosmis Dance
Series/Author: Joyce
$6.95

Hardcover - Like New The Cosmic Dance: An Invitation to Experience Our Oneness by Joyce Rupp, Mary Southard (Illustrator) Through powerful prose and poetry, Joyce Rupp makes it easy for us to experience our unity with each other and all of life. She calls us to live compassionately with each person and particle of creation. She challenges us to hear the pain of the planet and to care for the earth and its inhabitants. Most of all, she draws us to fuller enjoyment and appreciation of life and its unbreakable goodness in ourselves and in everyone and everything around us. Learn More

To My Child
Series/Author: Gary
$4.95

Hardcover To My Child: We May No Longer Live in the Same House, but You're Always in My Heart : A Collection of Poems (Teens & Young Adults) by Gary Morris (Editor) Learn More

Crave Radiance
Series/Author: Elizabeth
$6.50

Paperback - Like New Crave Radiance: New and Selected Poems 1990-2010 by Elizabeth Alexander The first career retrospective by the award-winning poet Elizabeth Alexander, including her poem delivered at Barack Obama's presidential inauguration We crave radiance in this austere world, light in the spiritual darkness. Learning is the one perfect religion, its path correct, narrow, certain, straight. —from Allegiance Over twenty years, Elizabeth Alexander has become one of America's most exciting and important poets, and her selection as the inaugural poet by President Obama confirmed her place as one of the indispensable voices of our time. Crave Radiance: New and Selected Poems 1990–2010 gathers twenty pages of new poetry, along with generous selections from her previous work. The result is the definitive volume to date by this American master. Learn More

Citizen
Series/Author: Claudia
$6.50

Paperback - Great Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine A provocative meditation on race, Claudia Rankine’s long-awaited follow up to her groundbreaking book Don’t Let Me Be Lonely: An American Lyric Claudia Rankine’s bold new book recounts mounting racial aggressions in ongoing encounters in twenty-first-century daily life and in the media. Some of these encounters are slights, seeming slips of the tongue, and some are intentional offensives in the classroom, at the supermarket, at home, on the tennis court with Serena Williams and the soccer field with Zinedine Zidane, online, on TV—everywhere, all the time. The accumulative stresses come to bear on a person’s ability to speak, perform, and stay alive. Our addressability is tied to the state of our belonging, Rankine argues, as are our assumptions and expectations of citizenship. In essay, image, and poetry, Citizen is a powerful testament to the individual and collective effects of racism in our contemporary, often named “post-race” society. Learn More

Collected Poems
Series/Author: Elder
$4.00

Paperback - Good Collected Poems by Elder Olson This new volume includes some of the lyrics from Plays and Poems (1958) as well as many others both published and unpublished, spanning Olson's career as a poet from 1934 to the present. Learn More

You Poet
Series/Author: Rayna
$6.75

Paperback - Like New You/Poet: Learn the Art. Speak Your Truth. Share Your Voice. by Rayna Halloway, Samuel Carl Offering a variety of advice for tapping into your creative voice, sharing your work online, and honing your writing skills, You/Poet shows you how to express yourself creatively through the art of poetry. You may think that writing poetry requires a specific set of skills. You may have read books on writing poetry that were stuffy and full of strict rules and regulations. But You/Poet proves that all you need to be a poet is the desire to share your inner thoughts and emotions with the world. Let HerHeartPoetry—an online poetry community, Instagram, digital zine, and poetry press—take you on a journey of self-discovery and surprise, and show you how to embrace the world of writing poetry with arms wide open. Writing poetry is an act of bravery. It’s just you, your thoughts and feelings, and the words you choose to express them. You/Poet can help you do just that. With encouragement and advice on poetry writing basics, how to identify your unique creative voice, and prompts and exercises to help you channel your thoughts and emotions through writing, this all-in-one guide will help you share your talent with the world. Learn More

The BreakBeat Poets
Series/Author: Kevin
$6.00

Paperback - Great BreakBeat Poets The BreakBeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop Kevin Coval (Editor) , Quraysh Ali Lansana (Editor) , Nate Marshall (Editor) A first-of-its-kind anthology of hip-hop poetica written for and by the people. Hip-Hop is the largest youth culture in the history of the planet rock. This is the first poetry anthology by and for the Hip-Hop generation. It has produced generations of artists who have revolutionized their genre(s) by applying the aesthetic innovations of the culture. The BreakBeat Poets features 78 poets, born somewhere between 1961-1999, All-City and Coast-to-Coast, who are creating the next and now movement(s) in American letters. The BreakBeat Poets is for people who love Hip-Hop, for fans of the culture, for people who've never read a poem, for people who thought poems were only something done by dead white dudes who got lost in a forest, and for poetry heads. This anthology is meant to expand the idea of who a poet is and what a poem is for. The BreakBeat Poets are the scribes recording and remixing a fuller spectrum of experience of what it means to be alive in this moment. The BreakBeat Poets are a break with the past and an honoring of the tradition(s), an undeniable body expanding the canon for the fresher. Learn More

Princess In The Attic
Series/Author: Joseph
$6.75

Paperback - Great Princess in the Night by Joseph Howard This book is an extremely emotional series of poems. When read in sequence, they tell you the true story in real-time of a love that was intense and so tragic. These poems were never intended to be a book. They were written as kind of a therapy by a very sensitive man in a downward spiral. He was struggling to deal with all of the overwhelming emotions that come with loving someone who is an addict, while at the same time watching the love of his life succumbing to her addiction. While tragic, these poems are also informative. They will give you a glimpse into the life and the real struggles of someone who got caught up in a life and love that took him to the brink of his own self-destruction. Due to the intensity of the poems in this book, I would caution everyone to take their time reading it. Especially if you are in recovery or still suffer with an active addiction. Learn More

Voices
Series/Author: David
$4.50

Paperback - Great Voices by David Elliott (Goodreads Author) Author David Elliott explores how Joan of Arc changed the course of history and remains a figure of fascination centuries after her extraordinary life and death. Told through medieval poetic forms and in the voices of the people and objects in Joan of Arc’s life, (including her family and even the trees, clothes, cows, and candles of her childhood). Along the way it explores issues such as gender, misogyny, and the peril of speaking truth to power. Before Joan of Arc became a saint, she was a girl inspired. It is that girl we come to know in Voices. Learn More

A Daughter Is Lifes Great
Series/Author: Patricia
$6.75

Paperback - Like New A Daughter Is Life's Greatest Gift by Patricia Wayant (Editor) Parents are always searching for a personal way to express the love, pride, and hopes they hold in their hearts for their daughters. This very special collection of contemporary poems and writings captures those feelings in words that every daughter will remember and cherish. Learn More

The Witch Doesnt Burn In
Series/Author: 2 Women
$4.50

Paperback - Good Women Are Some Kind of Magic #2 The Witch Doesn't Burn in This One Amanda Lovelace Goodreads Choice AwardWinner for Best Poetry (2018) The witch: supernaturally powerful, inscrutably independent, and now—indestructible. These moving, relatable poems encourage resilience and embolden women to take control of their own stories. Enemies try to judge, oppress, and marginalize her, but the witch doesn’t burn in this one. Learn More