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Poems We Love



April is one of our favorite months at Bookstore1. We love poetry and we love supporting poets. To prepare for Poem in Your Pocket Day on April 29th, we asked the Bookstore1 staff for some of their favorite poems. Here are their moving and diverse selections.


Andrea's Pick:

[love is more thicker than forget] by e.e. cummings.

Suggested book: e. e. cummings Selected Poems



Bryn's Pick:

I Am Really Just a Tambourine by Hafiz

Suggested book: The Gift





Doug's Pick

The Colonel by Carolyn Forché

Suggested book: The Country Between Us








Georgia's Pick:

Shirt by Robert Pinsky

Suggested book: At the Foundling Hospital








James Pick:

The Moon and the Yew Tree by Sylvia Plath

Suggested book: The Collected Poems



Katia's Pick:

I Ask My Mother to Sing by Li-Young Lee

Suggested book: The Undressing





Roxanne's Pick:

The Pasture by Robert Frost

Suggested book: A Collection of Poems



Scott's Pick:

Ars Poetica? by Czeslaw Milosz

Suggested book: Selected and Last Poems

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