The Poetry Corner

April 3, 2006 | 3 books mentioned 2

Now, I’m sure the many poetry fiends who haunt this blog are already deep into their “National Poetry Month” saturnalia, this being already the third of April after all. Still, I would be remiss if I didn’t mention that you can get a poem delivered discretely to your inbox every day this month from the Academy of American Poets. One poem a day not enough? Visit Knopf to double your daily poetic intake. And now, three poetry books I have liked:

In the spirit of National Poetry Month, I encourage you to share your poetic favorites in the comments.

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  1. I quite like Leonard Cohen's "Let Us Compare Mythologies" and "Spice-Box of Earth" – both early volumes of his poems. Many good ones after that as well

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