An all-new collection of poetry by America's former Poet Laureate features witty, insightful, and simple poems dealing with the themes of jazz, the passage of time, love, boyhood, and writing. 50,000 first printing.
A collection of poetic works drawn from the personal writings of the award-winning music artist and lyricist explores such themes as love, the self, and the author's experiences as an African-American woman. 125,000 first printing.
A third of five previously unpublished collections by the late author of The Flash of Lightning Behind the Mountain and sifting through the madness for the Word, the line, the way features his observations about the journey of life. 20,000 first printing.
The first collection of poems by the acclaimed poet in two decades experiments with the Japanese poetic form known as "haibun" while exploring the immediacies of intimate contacts and gossip, with poems about an ascent up Mount St. Helens and the destruction of Hiroshima.
A collection of poetic works considers the impact of the twenty-first century's dislocations, upheavals, and public crises on individual lives, conveying in the title poem a young schoolteacher's evocation of the lessons learned by her students amid violence and hatred.