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An Eclectic Assortment of Poetry Anthologies

Posted 04/09/21 by April S

Variety is the spice of life. Luckily, that’s exactly what poetry offers fans of this eternally popular literary art form. With poetry, you’ll find diverse voices along with an array of writing styles and poetic forms. Anthologies typically include a diverse collection of poems from a wide range of poets. It’s a great way to explore poetry from around the world, discover new artists, and find work by lesser- known poets. Enjoy!

Cover of African American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle and Song

African American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle and Song

Cover of When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through: A Norton Anthology of Native Nations Poetry

When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through: A Norton Anthology of Native Nations Poetry

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Cover of A Garden of Black Joy: Global Poetry from the Edges of Liberation and Living

A Garden of Black Joy: Global Poetry from the Edges of Liberation and Living

Cover of Undocumented: Great Lakes Poets Laureate on Social Justice

Undocumented: Great Lakes Poets Laureate on Social Justice

Cover of The Way North: Collected Upper Peninsula New Works

The Way North: Collected Upper Peninsula New Works

Cover of New Poets of Native Nations

New Poets of Native Nations

Cover of American Journal: Fifty Poems for Our Time

American Journal: Fifty Poems for Our Time

Cover of The Poetry of Impermanence, Mindfulness, and Joy

The Poetry of Impermanence, Mindfulness, and Joy

Cover of Friends: A Poem for Every Day of the Year

Friends: A Poem for Every Day of the Year

Cover of The Best American Poetry

The Best American Poetry

Cover of Faces of Love: Hafez and the Poets of Shiraz

Faces of Love: Hafez and the Poets of Shiraz

Cover of The Breakbeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop

The Breakbeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop

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Cover of The City That Never Sleeps: Poems of New York

The City That Never Sleeps: Poems of New York

Cover of The Poetry of Arab Women: A Contemporary Anthology

The Poetry of Arab Women: A Contemporary Anthology

Cover of The FSG Book of Twentieth-Century Latin American Poetry: An Anthology

The FSG Book of Twentieth-Century Latin American Poetry: An Anthology

Cover of If: A Treasury of Poems for Almost Every Possibility

If: A Treasury of Poems for Almost Every Possibility

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Cover of Together in a Sudden Strangeness: America's Poets Respond to the Pandemic

Together in a Sudden Strangeness: America's Poets Respond to the Pandemic

Cover of The Poetry Remedy: Prescriptions for the Heart, Mind, and Soul

The Poetry Remedy: Prescriptions for the Heart, Mind, and Soul

Cover of The Golden Shovel Anthology: New Poems Honoring Gwendolyn Brooks

The Golden Shovel Anthology: New Poems Honoring Gwendolyn Brooks

Cover of Disconnected: Poems & Stories of Connection and Otherwise

Disconnected: Poems & Stories of Connection and Otherwise

Cover of Disconnected Volume Two: Poems and Stories of Connection and Otherwise

Disconnected Volume Two: Poems and Stories of Connection and Otherwise

Poetry Themed Blog Posts

Exploring Poetry and Jazz Online

Celebrating African American Poetry and Poets

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