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By: Diane Seuss
Narrated by: Diane Seuss
Length: 3 hours 48 minutes

WINNER OF THE 2022 PULITZER PRIZE IN POETRY

WINNER OF THE 2021 NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR POETRY

WINNER OF THE 2022 PEN/VOELCKER AWARD FOR POETRY COLLECTION

WINNER OF THE 2021 LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE FOR POETRY

A resplendent life in sonnets from the author of Four-Legged Girl, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize

"The sonnet,... Read more

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At Blackwater Pond

Mary Oliver reads Mary Oliver

By: Mary Oliver
Narrated by: Mary Oliver
Length: 1 hour

Mary Oliver has published twenty-one volumes of poetry and six books of prose in the span of five decades, but she rarely performs her poetry in live readings. With At Blackwater Pond, Mary Oliver gives her audience what they've longed to hear: the poet's voice reading her own work. In this audio, she has recorded forty of her favorite poems,... Read more

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This Is the Honey

An Anthology of Contemporary Black Poets

By: Kwame Alexander
Narrated by: Mahogany L. Brown & Joel Damany Steingold
Length: 4 hours 11 minutes

A breathtaking poetry collection on hope, heart, and heritage from the most prominent and promising Black poets and writers of our time, edited by Why Fathers Cry at Night author and #1 New York Times bestselling author Kwame Alexander. In this comprehensive and vibrant poetry anthology, bestselling author and poet Kwame Alexander curates a... Read more

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Instructions for Traveling West

Poems

By: Joy Sullivan
Narrated by: Joy Sullivan
Length: 2 hours 6 minutes

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A vivid and inspiring poetry collection about what’s possible when we heed our instincts and honor our intuition, allowing ourselves to strike out for new territories of love, pleasure, and peace.
 
“This empathetic, honest, and intimate collection is chockful of poems reminding the reader to love earnestly, live freely, and... Read more

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Musical Tables

Poems

By: Billy Collins
Narrated by: Billy Collins
Length: 38 minutes

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • From the former United States Poet Laureate and New York Times bestselling author of Aimless Love, a collection of more than 125 small poems, all of them new, and each a thought or observation compressed to its emotional essence

“Whenever I pick up a new book of poems, I flip through the pages looking for small ones. Just as... Read more

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Girls That Never Die

Poems

By: Safia Elhillo
Narrated by: Safia Elhillo
Length: 1 hour 28 minutes

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • Intimate poems that explore feminine shame and violence and imagine what liberation from these threats might look like, from the award-winning author of The January Children 

“Incredibly moving . . . Every single poem is stellar.”—Roxane Gay, author of Difficult Women and Hunger

In Girls That Never Die, award-winning poet... Read more

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What Kind of Woman

Poems

By: Kate Baer
Narrated by: Kate Baer
Length: 1 hour 2 minutes

An Instant #1 New York Times BestsellerA Goop Book Club Pick""If you want your breath to catch and your heart to stop, turn to Kate Baer.""--Joanna Goddard, Cup of Jo
A stunning and honest debut poetry collection about the beauty and hardships of being a woman in the world today, and the many roles we play - mother, partner, and friend.“When life... Read more

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A Poetry Handbook

By: Mary Oliver
Narrated by: Kimberly Farr
Length: 3 hours 33 minutes

“Mary Oliver would probably never admit to anything so grandiose as an effort to connect the conscious mind and the heart (that’s what she says poetry can do), but that is exactly what she accomplishes in this stunning little handbook.”—Los Angeles TimesFrom the beloved, legendary poet, the ultimate guide to writing and understanding poetry.With... Read more

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