Poetry

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    Change As A Curved Equation
    Donald Everett Axinn
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Grounded in nature and the earth, but often soaring to high altitudes (Axinn is a veteran pilot) this new book of poems catches moods, seasons, weather; poses questions large and small about life, the earth, the passage of time and the seasons, about geography and geometry. In this his sixth volume of... [READ MORE]
    Voices of the Rainbow
    Contemporary Poetry by Native Americans
    Kenneth Rosen
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Kenneth Rosen’s haunting volume of poetry proves that the powerful and moving voice of Native Americans must be heard. More than two hundred poems embrace anguish, pride, and hope, representing twenty-four tribal affiliations, including, Sioux, Pawnee, Choctaw, Seminole, Laguna Pueblo, Cherokee, Anishinabe,... [READ MORE]
    Travel in My Borrowed Lives
    New and Selected Poems
    Donald Everett Axinn, Jay Parini
    (Arcade Publishing)
    For almost half a century, Donald Everett Axinn has been writing poetry in which, as Jay Parini notes in his introduction, "the stamp of individuality, the personal voice of the poet, lives on every page." A seasoned pilot, as well as a poet and novelist, Axinn revels as much in viewing the world from... [READ MORE]
    Rumi
    A New Translation of Selected Poems
    Rumi, Farrukh Dhondy
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Championed by the likes of Madonna, Donna Karan, and Deepak Chopra, Rumi has won such a following in this country that a few years ago he was proclaimed our bestselling poet. But translations that have popularized the work of this thirteenth-century Sufi mystic have also strayed from its essence. In... [READ MORE]
    Poems for Life
    Celebrities on the Poems they Love
    Anna Quindlen
    (Arcade Publishing)
    What is your favorite poem? That is the question students from two fifth-grade classes at a New York grade school asked famous people to whom they had written. Their idea, the students explained, was to put together a book that would benefit the Women’s Commission for Refugee Women and Children. The... [READ MORE]
    The Latest Illusion
    Donald Everett Axinn
    (Arcade Publishing)
    A poet and novelist, Donald Everett Axinn is also a major real estate developer in the New York area who personally experienced the dizzying heights and gaping depths of business in the 1980s and survived to tell the tale.... [READ MORE]
    Rumi
    A New Translation of Selected Poems
    Rumi, Farrukh Dhondy
    (Arcade Publishing)
    Now in paperback, a new translation of the Sufi mystic’s verse, hailed as “authentic” and “exquisite.” Championed by icons of American pop culture such as Madonna, Donna Karan, and Deepak Chopra, Rumi has won such a following in this country that he was once proclaimed our bestselling poet. But translations... [READ MORE]
    The Inferno
    A New Verse Translation
    Dante Alighieri, Peter Thornton
    (Arcade Publishing)
    This enthralling new translation of Dante’s Inferno “immediately joins ranks with the very best” (Richard Lansing).One of the world’s transcendent literary masterpieces, the Inferno tells the timeless story of Dante’s journey through the nine circles of hell, guided by the poet Virgil, when in midlife... [READ MORE]
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