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.
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W.W. Norton & Company
In this acclaimed 1995 volume, the former poet laureate tackles the
fierce, intense bond between mothers and daughters: "I survived / their
shoves across the schoolyard / because my five-foot-zero mother drove up
/ in her Caddie to shake them down to size."
— Carmela Ciuraru