The Best Books of 2012

Results for Best Poetry

Winner 5,520 votes

A Thousand Mornings by Mary Oliver
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In A Thousand Mornings, Mary Oliver returns to the imagery that has come to define her life’s work, transporting us to the marshland and coastline of her beloved home, Provincetown, Massachusetts. In these pages, Oliver shares the wonder of dawn, the grace of animals, and the transformative power of attention. Whether studying the leaves of a tree or mourning her adored do...more

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A Thousand Mornings by Mary Oliver
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1,333 votes
Alien vs. Predator by Michael  Robbins
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1,193 votes
Love, an Index by Rebecca Lindenberg
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B by Sarah Kay
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851 votes
The Unwords by Non Nomen
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801 votes
Slow Lightning by Eduardo C. Corral
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Thrall by Natasha Trethewey
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A Beautiful Marsupial Afternoon by CA Conrad
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678 votes
Useless Landscape, or A Guide for Boys by D.A. Powell
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Goat In The Snow by Emily Pettit
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This Can't Be Life by Dana Ward
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311 votes
Almost Invisible by Mark Strand
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295 votes
The Oregon Trail Is the Oregon Trail by Gregory Sherl
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Snowflake / different streets by Eileen Myles
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236 votes
Fabric by Jessica Bell
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Fjords Vol.1 by Zachary Schomburg
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170 votes
Dispatch from the Future by Leigh Stein
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154 votes
October Mourning by Lesléa Newman
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122 votes
Out of True by Amy Durant
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Mayakovsky's Revolver by Matthew Dickman
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