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Poetry for the Soul

National Poetry Month, a celebration of poetry which takes place each April, was introduced by the Academy of American Poets in April 1996. National Poetry Month reminds the public that poets have an integral role to play in our culture and that poetry matters.

The Hill We Climb: An Inaugural Poem for the Country Cover Image
By Amanda Gorman, Oprah Winfrey (Foreword by)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780593465271
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Published: Viking Books - March 30th, 2021

You Don't Have to Be Everything: Poems for Girls Becoming Themselves Cover Image
By Diana Whitney (Editor)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781523510993
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - March 30th, 2021

A Thousand Mornings: Poems Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780143124054
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Published: Penguin Books - September 24th, 2013

Rumi's Little Book of Life: The Garden of the Soul, the Heart, and the Spirit Cover Image
By Rumi, Maryam Mafi (Translated by), Azima Melita Kolin (Translated by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781571746894
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Published: Hampton Roads Publishing - September 1st, 2012

Milk and Honey Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781449474256
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - October 6th, 2015

break your glass slippers (you are your own fairy tale) Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781524851897
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - March 17th, 2020

Hope Is the Thing with Feathers: Poems of Emily Dickinson Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781423650980
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Published: Gibbs Smith - February 12th, 2019

Devotions: The Selected Poems of Mary Oliver Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780399563263
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Published: Penguin Books - November 10th, 2020

Safe as Lightning: Poems Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781578690312
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Published: Rootstock Publishing - June 9th, 2020

The Lost Grip: Poems Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781578690428
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Published: Rootstock Publishing - December 15th, 2020

The Malevolent Volume Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781566895767
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Published: Coffee House Press - April 7th, 2020

pre order a copy - out 05/04/2021


Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781982167288
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Published: Simon & Schuster - September 29th, 2020

The Wild Iris Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780880013345
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Published: Ecco - November 1st, 1993

Wicked Enchantment: Selected Poems Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781574232462
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Published: Black Sparrow Press - March 23rd, 2021

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