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.
Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair

Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair

80 pages; Chronicle Books
Published in 1924 by a then-unknown 19-year-old Chilean, these stunning poems move seamlessly between exquisite expressions of intimacy and almost unbearable suffering.
— Carmela Ciuraru

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