20 Books of Poetry Everyone Should Own

Verse to reach for on a lazy evening—or a difficult day: The poetry no reader's library should be without.
Opened Ground: Selected Poems, 1966 - 1996

Opened Ground: Selected Poems, 1966 - 1996

464 pages; Farrar, Straus and Giroux
The Nobel laureate is regarded as the finest Irish poet since Yeats. His rough-hewn work is steeped in rural life,  family, aging, and loss.
— Carmela Ciuraru

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