Great Poetry Books

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The Pleasures of the Damned: Poems, 1951-1993
1.  The Pleasures of the Damned: Poems, 1951-1993 by Charles Bukowski
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  "What a guy! Superb poetry to die for, well, drink for anyway..."
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The Gary Snyder Reader: Prose, Poetry, and Translations: Prose, Poetry and Translations, 1952-1998
2.  The Gary Snyder Reader: Prose, Poetry, and Translations: Prose, Poetry and Translations, 1952-1998 by Gary Snyder
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  "Major cultural force in America for five decades-prize-winning poet, environmental activist, Zen Buddhist, and reluctant counterculture guru"
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Layer Cake
3.  Layer Cake by Dave Lewis
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  "His poetry is honest and direct. Each word is effective. Each word is easily understood. Unlike so many others today, he writes from the heart and soul, from raw emotion... John Evans"
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Selected Poems
4.  Selected Poems by Brian Patten
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  "A selection of Brian Patten's best work over the last forty-five years, chosen by the poet himself"
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Book of Haikus
5.  Book of Haikus by Jack Kerouac
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  "Beautifully pure and simple haiku. A lesson in how to write this difficult form well"
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Collected Poems: Dylan Thomas (Everyman)
6.  Collected Poems: Dylan Thomas (Everyman) by Dylan Thomas
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  "The Welsh master. A great collection in anyone's eyes"
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Selected Poems, 1908-69
7.  Selected Poems, 1908-69 by Ezra Pound
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  "He might have been a facist but boy could he write!"
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Lyrics: 1962-2001
8.  Lyrics: 1962-2001 by Bob Dylan
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  "Just add some guitar and harmonica..."
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Collected Poems 1909-62
9.  Collected Poems 1909-62 by T.S. Eliot
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  "An American Englishman - how weird is that?"
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