23 February 2009
Fine. I'll do it. Just this once.
20 poetry books that made me fall in love with poetry (or that made me continue loving it).
These are in no particular order.
You are Happy - Margaret Atwood
Collected Poems of Zbigniew Herbert - Zbigniew Herbert
Les Fleurs du Mal - Charles Baudelaire
The Cinnamon Peeler - Michael Ondaatje
Powers of Congress - Alice Fulton
Residencia en la tierra I & II - Pablo Neruda
In the House of Slaves - Evelyn Lau
Homage to the Lame Wolf - Selected poems of Vasko Popa
Bright Existence - Brenda Hillman
Rose - Li-Young Lee
Awake - Dorianne Laux
Nightmare Becomes Responsibility - Michael S. Harper
The Back Country - Gary Snyder
The Country Between Us - Carolyn Forche
Gathering the Tribes - Carolyn Forche
Trilogy - H.D.
Harmonium - Wallace Stevens
Ariel - Sylvia Plath
The Selected Poems of Federico Garcia Lorca - Federico Garcia Lorca
Fate - Ai
PS: I am very eclectic.
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