20 Books of Poetry Everyone Should Own
8 of 20
96 pages; W.W. Norton & Company
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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