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In 2018, among the 365 poems Poetry Daily presented, 160 came from books published by 80 different presses. Browse all those plus newly featured books here. You may also browse books presented via Editor’s Choice, which spotlights a new poetry collection publicly chosen by an editorial board member, featured books of Poetry in Translation, and by Publisher.

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James Cagney
Let me answer the question you have of me: No. You were my idol. Of course I don't know how to love                     but I know how to be shamed & no two tears fall or taste the same.

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Black Steel Magnolias in the Hour of Chaos Theory

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Nomadic Press

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Emily Dickinson
I started Early – Took my Dog – And visited the Sea – The Mermaids in the Basement Came out to look at me –

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The Essential Emily Dickinson

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Ecco

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John Gosslee
The secret between us is where the tongue rests, the oxidation of enamel in the mouth, night after long night and I want to wake with the hands I know in my hair.

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Fish Boy

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Nomadic Press

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Amanda Berenguer (translated from the Spanish by Urayoán Noel)
Why this sand in amber and repose? This stone what? a soft grind? Desert body invading the sheet where I write the page where I'm signing the eagle, the book where I feather myself with pleasure.

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Materia Prima

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Ugly Ducking Presse

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Eric Tran
The stars        knocked loose from God’s mouth

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The Gutter Spread Guide to Prayer

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Autumn House Press

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Marjorie Welish
I have lived and eaten simply. I have leaned against the shape of handsome choices. The almanac conceals a pasture you would like. The universe is cast in consequences.

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The Windows Flew Open

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Burning Deck Press

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Shira Erlichman
There is no question like the body. I collect its fragments. My little butter knife / chip / chip/ chips. Angel folds her arms around me while I sift through blue freezer light.

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Odes to Lithium

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Alice James

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Billy-Ray Belcourt
there is no beautiful left last week i choked up every time i spoke this is the closest i'll get to speaking my language

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This Wound Is a World

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University of Minnesota Press

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Sara Mumolo
Writing is like a crouched wolverine pissing on the hood of a luxury car. About explaining advertising to a two-year-old. Not about the name Amazon. Or Uber. Not about the absurd. About explaining Oakland's tent cities to a three-year-old.

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Day Counter

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Omnidawn

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Asiya Wadud
we don't know the provenance of our own materiality but we thought us luminous in that we were each born under the fabled light of some stars

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Syncope

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Ugly Ducking Presse

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