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Dearly: Poems [hardback]

DearlyPoems [hardback]

The collection of a lifetime from the bestselling novelist, poet -- and cultural phenomenon Before she became one of the world's most important and loved novelists, Margaret Atwood was a poet. Dearly is her first collection in over a decade.


I Would Leave Me If I Could: A Collection Of Poetry [hardback]

I Would Leave Me If I CouldA Collection Of Poetry [hardback]

Grammy Award-nominated, platinum-selling musician Halsey is heralded as one of the most compelling voices of her generation. In IWouldLeaveMeIfICould, she reveals never-before-seen poetryof longing, love, and the nuances of bipolar disorder.


Home Body [paperback]

Home Body [paperback]
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of milk and honey and the sun and her flowers comes her greatly anticipated third collection of poetry.

In a Time of Distance: & Other Poems [hardback]

In a Time of Distance: & Other Poems [hardback]
SmithAlexander McCall

In Time of Distance, the poem from which the collection take its title, was written at the start of the global pandemic which struck at the start of 2020, here the author reminds us of what is important in life and to focus on love, friendship and family.


The fire of joy : roughly 80 poems to get by heart and say aloud [Paperback]

The fire of joy : roughly 80 poems to get by heart and say aloud [Paperback]
JamesClive, 1939-2019

TheFireofJoy was the final book CliveJames completed before his death in 2019. It takes its title from the French expression Feu de Joie, which refers to a military celebration when all the riflemen of a regiment fire one shot after another in a wave of continuous so... 


Swimming Lessons [paperback]

Swimming Lessons [paperback]

The debut collection of poetry from Lili Reinhart, the actress and outspoken advocate for mental health awareness and body positivity I seem to be your new favorite novel.One that keeps you up at night,turning my pages.Fingers lingering on me so you don't lose your place. 


Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass [hardback]

Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass [hardback]
Del ReyLana

THE HIGHLY ANTICIPATED DEBUT BOOK OF POETRY FROM LANA DEL REYVIOLET BENT BACKWARDS OVER THE GRASS "Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass is the title poem of the book and the first poem I wrote of many.


The crying book

The crying book [Paperback]
ChristleHeather, 1980-

"Award-winning poet Heather Christle has just lost a dear friend to suicide and must reckon with her own struggles with depression and the birth of her first child. How she faces her joy, grief, anxiety, impending motherhood, and conflicted truce with the world results in a moving meditat... 


Homeland calling

Homeland calling [Paperback]

Words from a New Generation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voices.



Throat [Paperback]
NeervenEllen van, 1990-UQP Poetry Series

Throat is the explosive second poetry collection from award-winning Mununjali Yugambeh writer EllenvanNeerven


Fire Front : First Nations poetry and power today [Paperback]

Fire Front : First Nations poetry and power today [Paperback]

Curated and introduced by Alison Whittaker, FireFront is a ground-breaking anthology of FirstNationspoetry showcasing some of the brightest new stars, as well as leading Aboriginal writers and poets including Bruce Pascoe, Ali Cobby Eckermann and Tony Birch. 


The love story of the century [Paperback]

The love story of the century [Paperback]
Tikkanen, Märta

Hailed an immediate classic of Finnish literature on its publication in 1978 and an international bestseller that has been translated into 20 languages, Marta Tikkanen's verse novel is a haunting, profoundly evocative portrait of one woman's fraught relationship with her alcoholic husband, in... 


A kinder sea

A kinder sea [Paperback]

An outstanding collection from one of Australia's most highly regarded poets. AKinderSea is Felicity Plunkett's masterpiece in the original sense of that term: the work that most fully expresses her gifts. This collection explores the sea as sanctuary, hoard and repository. 


Towards the end [Paperback]
AlizadehAliGiramondo poets

"TowardstheEnd presents the contemporary world as broken and dying, a world that is moving irreversibly towards collapse as well as rebirth.


Harbour : poems 2000-2019

Harbour : poems 2000-2019 [Paperback]

Quiet and insightful, raw in its simplicity, Kate Llewellyn's latest book examines a life well lived, dipping in and out of memory to tell a tale of small moments and the wisdom of growing old. The poem Harbour touches on what is lost and gained in growing up.


Living on stolen land

Living on stolen land [Paperback]

LivingonStolenLand is a prose-styled look at our colonial-settler 'present'. This book is the first of its kind to address and educate a broad audience about the colonial contextual history of Australia, in a highly original way. It pulls apart the myths at the heart of our nationhood,...


Guwayu -- for all times : a collection of first nations poems

Guwayu - for all times : a collection of first nations poems [Paperback]

GuwayuForAllTimes is acollectionofFirstNationspoems commissioned by Red Room Poetry over the past 16 years, and is a radical literary intervention for its breadth of representation, temporal depth and diversity of language.  


How to fly : in ten thousand easy lessons [eBook]

How to fly : in ten thousand easy lessons [eBook]
Kingsolver, Barbara

This edition gathers together the vibrant and various poems that Barbara Kingsolver has written throughout her life, revealing an intimate side to her creative practice as yet unseen.  


Mexico City blues [Paperback]

Mexico City blues [Paperback]
KerouacJack, 1922-1969Penguin modern classics

Jack Kerouac, who died in 1969 at the age of forty-seven, is renowned as the father of the 'beat generation'. His eighteen internationally acclaimed books -- including 'On the road, Doctor Sax, The subterranean and Lonesome traveller' -- were important signposts in a new American literature. ...


Solid air : Australian and New Zealand spoken word

Solid air : Australian and New Zealand spoken word [Paperback]

Over the past decade, spoken word has established itself as a central part of contemporary Australian & New Zealand poetry. For the first-time ever, these voices are transported from the stage to the page, captured in print so that the spoken-word experience can be shared with a new and broader a...


The best 100 poems of Les Murray. [Paperback]

The best 100 poems of Les Murray. [Paperback]
MurrayLes A. (Les Allan), 1938-2019

From his life’s work, spanning more than four decades, Australia’s greatest poet, LesMurray, selected these 100poems to be remembered as his personal best. Including classics such as ‘The Broad Bean Sermon’, ‘An Absolutely Ordinary Rainbow’ and ‘The Dream of Wearing Shorts Forev...


The black unicorn [Paperback]

The black unicorn [Paperback]
LordeAudrePenguin modern classics

I have been woman for a long time beware my smile I am treacherous with old magic Filled with rage and tenderness, Audre Lorde's most acclaimed poetry collection speaks of mothers and children, female strength and vulnerability, renewal and revenge, goddesses and warriors, ancient magic and con...


Let us compare mythologies

Let us compare mythologies [Paperback]
CohenLeonard, 1934-2016Canons (Canongate Books Ltd.)

First published in 1956 when he was twenty-two years old, LetUsCompareMythologies is Leonard Cohen's first collection of poetry. It is an accomplished and passionate collection which demonstrates Cohen's remarkably assured voice, even as a young man. An unprecedented debut published ...


Soft science

Soft science [Paperback]

SoftScience explores queer, Asian American femininity. A series of Turing Test-inspired poems grounds its exploration of questions not just of identity, but of consciousness -- how to be tender and feeling and still survive a violent world filled with artificial intelligence and automation. ...


Dear muses? : essays in poetry

Dear muses? : essays in poetry [Paperback]
WestSimon, 1974-

"Does it make sense to invoke the Muses today? Few of us believe our poems will be better for praying to stola-clad women sitting on a mountain in Greece. This book asks the reader to consider the Muse as something more - a vehicle for acknowledging cultural legacies that radiate out from the...


Love is strong as death : poems chosen by Paul Kelly [ebook]

Love is strong as death : poems chosen by Paul Kelly [ebook]

Paul Kelly's songs are steeped in poetry. And now he has gathered from around the world the poems he loves - poems that have inspired and challenged him over the years, a number of which he has set to music. This wide-ranging and deeply moving anthology combines the ancient and the modern...


Bright dead things : poems

Bright dead things : poems [Paperback]
LimónAdaCorsair poetry

A book of bravado and introspection, of feminist swagger and harrowing loss, BrightDeadThings considers how we build our identities out of place and human contact - tracing in intimate detail the ways the speaker's sense of self both shifts and perseveres as she moves from New York City ..


The carrying : poems

The carrying : poems [Paperback]
LimónAdaCorsair poetry

From National Book Award and National Book Critics Circle Award finalist AdaLimon comes THECARRYING - her most powerful collection yet. Vulnerable, tender, acute, these are serious poems, brave poems, exploring with honesty the ambiguous moment between the rapture of youth and ... 


Wake, siren : Ovid resung

Wakesiren : Ovid resung [Paperback]

In fierce, textured voices, the women of Ovid's Metamorphoses claim their stories and challenge the power of myth.



Heide [Paperback]
Pi O, 1951-

The third volume in Pi O.'s epic trilogy, after 24 Hours and Fitzroy: The Biography, and the first to be published by a trade publisher for national distribution. Heide is an epic poem about history, painting, painters, patrons and the people who made art happen in Australia - 


Sleeping letters

Sleeping letters [Paperback]
BraggMarie-Elsa R.

When Marie-ElsaRBragg was just 6 years old, her mother committed suicide. Now, many years later, Marie-Elsa returns to that night. Going back to that moment, inhabiting this defining tragedy, allows for an exploration of the grief but also brings healing - as well as the affirmatio...


The music of time : poetry in the twentieth century

The music of time : poetry in the twentieth century [Paperback]

"This is the first and only history of twentieth century poetry, by the acclaimed poet, author and academic John Burnside. Bringing together poets from times and places as diverse as Tsarist Russia, 1960's America and Ireland at the height of the Troubles, 


Indelible in the hippocampus : writings from the me too movement

Indelible in the hippocampus : writings from the me too movement [Paperback]

"This truly intersectional collection of essays, fiction, and poetry sound the voices of black, Latinx, Asian, queer, and trans writers and says "metoo" 22 times. 



Empirical [Paperback]
GortonLisa, 1972-Giramondo poets

"LisaGorton began writing Empirical when the Victorian Government of the time threatened to cut an eight-lane motorway through the heart of Royal Park in Melbourne.


Green shadows and other poems

Green shadows and other poems
MurnaneGerald, 1939-Giramondo poets

GeraldMurnane, now in his eightieth year, began his writing career as a poet. After many years as a writer of fiction, he only returned to poetry a few years ago when he moved to Goroke, in the Western Districts of Victoria, after the death of his wife. The forty-five poems collected here ... 


The lost Arabs

The lost Arabs [Paperback]

Rising talent Omar Sakr's vibrant new poetry collection pulses with raw power as it interrogates the topical issues of family, identity and nation. Visceral and energetic, Omar Sakr's poetry confronts notions of identity and belonging head-on.



Creature [Paperback]