Popular Contemporary Poetry Books

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September Ends September Ends (Paperback)
by (shelved 6 times as contemporary-poetry)
avg rating 4.12 — 2,337 ratings — published 2012
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Native Guard Native Guard (Paperback)
by (shelved 5 times as contemporary-poetry)
avg rating 4.08 — 3,488 ratings — published 2006
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Crush Crush (Paperback)
by (shelved 5 times as contemporary-poetry)
avg rating 4.37 — 25,609 ratings — published 2005
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Ariel Ariel (Paperback)
by (shelved 4 times as contemporary-poetry)
avg rating 4.25 — 62,611 ratings — published 1965
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What the Living Do: Poems What the Living Do: Poems (Paperback)
by (shelved 4 times as contemporary-poetry)
avg rating 4.28 — 4,821 ratings — published 1997
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Caribou: Poems Caribou: Poems (Hardcover)
by (shelved 3 times as contemporary-poetry)
avg rating 4.11 — 356 ratings — published 2014
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Alien vs. Predator Alien vs. Predator (Paperback)
by (shelved 3 times as contemporary-poetry)
avg rating 3.52 — 3,527 ratings — published 2012
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Ghost Machine Ghost Machine (Paperback)
by (shelved 3 times as contemporary-poetry)
avg rating 4.18 — 467 ratings — published 2010
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Beauty Was the Case That They Gave Me Beauty Was the Case That They Gave Me (Paperback)
by (shelved 3 times as contemporary-poetry)
avg rating 4.51 — 642 ratings — published 2011
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Pigafetta is My Wife Pigafetta is My Wife (Paperback)
by (shelved 3 times as contemporary-poetry)
avg rating 4.60 — 151 ratings — published 2010
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Birthday Letters Birthday Letters (Paperback)
by (shelved 3 times as contemporary-poetry)
avg rating 3.93 — 13,963 ratings — published 1998
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Field Guide Field Guide (Paperback)
by (shelved 3 times as contemporary-poetry)
avg rating 4.23 — 822 ratings — published 1973
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The World Doesn't End The World Doesn't End (Paperback)
by (shelved 3 times as contemporary-poetry)
avg rating 4.22 — 3,182 ratings — published 1989
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Letters to Wendy's Letters to Wendy's (Paperback)
by (shelved 3 times as contemporary-poetry)
avg rating 4.11 — 1,334 ratings — published 2000
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Black Dog Songs Black Dog Songs (Paperback)
by (shelved 3 times as contemporary-poetry)
avg rating 4.21 — 276 ratings — published 2003
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Jelly Roll Jelly Roll (Paperback)
by (shelved 3 times as contemporary-poetry)
avg rating 3.98 — 566 ratings — published 2003
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My Life My Life (Paperback)
by (shelved 3 times as contemporary-poetry)
avg rating 4.17 — 2,481 ratings — published 1980
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Elegy Elegy (Hardcover)
by (shelved 3 times as contemporary-poetry)
avg rating 3.95 — 737 ratings — published 2007
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Modern Life Modern Life (Paperback)
by (shelved 3 times as contemporary-poetry)
avg rating 4.00 — 1,206 ratings — published 2007
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The Country Between Us The Country Between Us (Paperback)
by (shelved 3 times as contemporary-poetry)
avg rating 4.19 — 3,506 ratings — published 1982
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Prelude to Bruise Prelude to Bruise (Paperback)
by (shelved 2 times as contemporary-poetry)
avg rating 4.29 — 3,618 ratings — published 2014
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Beautiful Chaos Beautiful Chaos (Paperback)
by (shelved 2 times as contemporary-poetry)
avg rating 4.18 — 6,144 ratings — published 2014
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Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth (Unbound)
by (shelved 2 times as contemporary-poetry)
avg rating 4.42 — 13,142 ratings — published 2011
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I Wrote This For You I Wrote This For You (Paperback)
by (shelved 2 times as contemporary-poetry)
avg rating 4.21 — 29,974 ratings — published 2011
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B B (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2 times as contemporary-poetry)
avg rating 4.53 — 7,033 ratings — published 2011
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Animal Eye Animal Eye (Paperback)
by (shelved 2 times as contemporary-poetry)
avg rating 4.08 — 195 ratings — published 2012
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Teeth Teeth (Paperback)
by (shelved 2 times as contemporary-poetry)
avg rating 4.26 — 359 ratings — published 2007
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The Wellspring The Wellspring (Paperback)
by (shelved 2 times as contemporary-poetry)
avg rating 4.08 — 1,170 ratings — published 1996
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Head Off & Split Head Off & Split (Paperback)
by (shelved 2 times as contemporary-poetry)
avg rating 4.09 — 1,872 ratings — published 2010
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Desiring Map Desiring Map (Paperback)
by (shelved 2 times as contemporary-poetry)
avg rating 4.44 — 61 ratings — published 2012
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My Enemies My Enemies (Paperback)
by (shelved 2 times as contemporary-poetry)
avg rating 4.77 — 49 ratings — published 2013
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Kingdom Animalia Kingdom Animalia (Paperback)
by (shelved 2 times as contemporary-poetry)
avg rating 4.17 — 851 ratings — published 2011
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Slow Lightning Slow Lightning (Paperback)
by (shelved 2 times as contemporary-poetry)
avg rating 4.28 — 1,792 ratings — published 2012
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Nox Nox (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2 times as contemporary-poetry)
avg rating 4.27 — 4,775 ratings — published 2010
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Mezzanines Mezzanines (Paperback)
by (shelved 2 times as contemporary-poetry)
avg rating 4.49 — 151 ratings — published 2013
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Incarnadine: Poems Incarnadine: Poems (Paperback)
by (shelved 2 times as contemporary-poetry)
avg rating 4.15 — 2,362 ratings — published 2013
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Tiffany Fulton
“I've changed, you've changed
We've become something more than what was hoped for or foreseen”
Tiffany Fulton, Fall, Float, and Fly

W.S. Merwin
“Modern poetry, for me, began not in English at all but in Spanish, in the poems of Lorca.”
W.S. Merwin

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