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Lemon Sun

Ziba Karbassi

Lemon Sun

Exiled Iranian poet Ziba Karbassi has garnered a reputation outside of her home country as one of the foremost contemporary Persian poets. Her poetry tackles difficult themes with a mastery of craft and has received wide critical attention. Touching on issues ranging from the loss of one's home to the horrors of an execution by stoning, this selection of her poetry illustrates how Karbassi weaves together an array viscerally explosive emotions through a sustained virtuosic use of language and rhythm.

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Poetry of the Holocaust

ed. Jean Boase-Beier, Marian de Vooght

Poetry of the Holocaust

This powerful, unique anthology contains the poetry of Holocaust victims from across the globe. Not only are members of Jewish communities included, but also people targeted by the Nazis on other grounds -- those politically or religiously opposed to the Third Reich, homosexuals, members of Sinti & Roma communities, or those perceived as disabled.

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Coffee: A Poem

Guillaume Massieu

Coffee: A Poem

L'Abbé Guillaume Massieu, priest turned teacher, gives a witty yet instructive account of the origins of coffee, its real or alleged properties, and how to make the perfect cup, an account which loses none of its sparkle and humour in John T. Gilmore's masterly translation.

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I Am a Rohingya

ed. Byrne, Doja

I Am a Rohingya

"I Am a Rohingya implores the world to listen to the spirit of a people who have experienced some of the worst human rights abuses on the planet. These poems have no alternative but to speak out, they are from a crisis that must be addressed. There is brilliance in here!"

- John Kinsella

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The Unknown Neruda

Pablo Neruda

The Unknown Neruda

'The greatest poet of the 20th century', Chilean poet Pablo Neruda has been published across the globe. Remarkably, some of this Nobel Prize-winner's verse has never been published in English; this book fills much of that gap. Neruda's poetry is a fusion of beautiful love poetry and politically engaged verse, lyrical and apocalyptic by turns.

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To the Outermost Stars

Stein Mehren

To the Outermost Stars

Stein Mehren, Norwegian poet and playwright, writes in the language of the heart, weaving his themes and imagery into a kind of baroque music, in poems that swell and fall like symphonies. Writing on love, desire, and despair he combines classical love stories and intimate expressions of love in daily life to create a tapestry of potent emotions.

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The Iron Flute: War Poetry from Ancient & Medieval China

ed. Kevin Maynard

The Iron Flute: War Poetry from Ancient & Medieval China

This anthology contains first-hand accounts from those involved in the conflicts of ancient China. Many of these poems are translated into English for the first time; they invoke powerful, terrible images of ancient warfare, beautifully brought to life. The poetry within this book spans more than sixteen centuries and includes the work of 50 poets.

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Crash & Burn

Michael O'Neill

Crash & Burn

In Crash & Burn, Michael O'Neill describes his treatment for cancer of the oesophagus.

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King of a Rainy Country

Matthew Sweeney

King of a Rainy Country

Matthew Sweeney wrote this set of 50 prose poems in response to Baudelaire's posthumously published collection of prose poems (or petits poèmes en prose, as he called them).

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Samson Agonistes

John Kinsella

Samson Agonistes

John Kinsella's poetic and intertextual reworking of John Milton's dramatic poem, Samson Agonistes, confirms Milton as one of the many influences in Kinsella's poetic output.

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