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Author: Stephen Fry, William Shakespeare and James Anthony | Narrator: Stephen Fry and PAAPA ESSIEDU
Release Date: November 13, 2018
An enlightening and entertaining collection of the most esteemed love poems in the English canon, retold in contemporary language everyone can understand
 
James Anthony has long enjoyed poetry with a strict adherence to beat, rhythm, and rhyming patterns, which he likens to the very best pop songs.
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Author: Yrsa Daley-Ward | Narrator: Yrsa Daley-Ward and Howard Daley-Ward
Release Date: June 05, 2018
From the celebrated poet behind bone, a lyrical memoir--part prose, part verse--about coming-of-age, uncovering the cruelty and the beauty of the wider world, and redemption through self-discovery and the bonds of family

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"My little brother and I saw a unicorn in the garden in the late nineties.
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Author: Nico Tortorella | Narrator: Nico Tortorella
Release Date: April 17, 2018
A debut poetry collection from actor Nico Tortorella exploring “all of it,” from the smallest cells in our bodies to the outer limits of our universe. 
 
Nico Tortorella's debut poetry collection presents a singular voice honed through years as an actor, podcaster, and advocate, one colored with love, wonder, and endless curiosity.
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Author: Kiese Laymon and Yrsa Daley-Ward | Narrator: Kiese Laymon and Yrsa Daley-Ward
Release Date: September 26, 2017
“yrsa daley-ward’s bone is a symphony of breaking and mending. . . . she lays her hands on the pulse of the thing. . . . an expert storyteller. of the rarest. and purest kind.” —nayyirah waheed, author of salt.

From the celebrated poet Yrsa Daley-Ward, a poignant collection of poems about the heart, life, and the inner self.
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Author: Robert Hollander, Jean Hollander and Dante | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: July 11, 2017
The epic grandeur of Dante’s masterpiece has inspired readers for 700 years, and has entered the human imagination. But the further we move from the late medieval world of Dante, the more a rich understanding and enjoyment of the poem depends on knowledgeable guidance.
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Author: Warsan Shire | Narrator: Warsan Shire
Release Date: April 18, 2017
What elevates teaching my mother how to give birth, what gives the poems their disturbing brilliance, is Warsan Shire's ability to give simple, beautiful eloquence to the veiled world where sensuality lives in the dominant narrative of Islam; reclaiming the more nuanced truths of earlier times - as in Tayeb Salih's work - and translating to the realm of lyric the work of the likes of Nawal El Saadawi.
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Author: Tyler Knott Gregson | Narrator: Tyler Knott Gregson
Release Date: April 28, 2015
The epic made simple. The miracle in the mundane.

One day, while browsing an antique store in Helena, Montana, photographer Tyler Knott Gregson stumbled upon a vintage Remington typewriter for sale. Standing up and using a page from a broken book he was buying for $2, he typed a poem without thinking, without planning, and without the ability to revise anything.
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Author: Robert Pinsky and Dante Alighieri | Narrator: Frank Bidart, Seamus Heaney and Louise Glück
Release Date: July 17, 2014
Robert Pinsky's new verse translation of the Inferno makes it clear to the contemporary listener, as no other in English has done, why Dante is universally considered a poet of great power, intensity, and strength. This critically acclaimed translation was awarded the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Poetry and the Harold Morton Landon Translation Award given by the Academy of American Poets.
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Author: Mary Oliver | Narrator: Mary Oliver
Release Date: March 06, 2014
A New York Times bestselling collection of new and favorite poems,
celebrating the dogs that have enriched the poet’s world


Beloved by her readers, special to the poet’s own heart, Mary Oliver’s dog poems offer a special window into her world.
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Author: James Weldon Johnson | Narrator: Various
Release Date: September 17, 2008
Introduced by Maya Angelou, the inspiring sermon-poems of James Weldon Johnson 

James Weldon Johnson was a leading figure of the Harlem Renaissance, and one of the most revered African Americans of all time, whose life demonstrated the full spectrum of struggle and success.
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Author: Various | Narrator: Various
Release Date: March 20, 2007
Since 1998, the Alfred A. Knopf Publishing Group has celebrated National Poetry Month™ by emailing a poem-a-day throughout the month of April to over 25,000 devoted poetry fans. In April 2006, Knopf introduced the Poem-a-Day podcast, which featured poets including Kevin Young and James Merrill reading their own poems, as well as Knopf authors such as Joan Didion and Toni Morrison reading work by their favorite poets.
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Author: Homer | Narrator: John Lee
Release Date: December 12, 2006
In this classic epic chronicle of the Greek Hero on his travels home from the Trojan War, Odysseus survives storm and shipwreck, the cave of the Cyclops, and the isle of Circe. He withstands the lure of the Sirens’ song and a trip to the Underworld, only to find his most difficult challenge at home, where treacherous suitors seek to steal his kingdom and his loyal wife, Penelope.
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