Flyleaf's Favorite Poetry 2020

Home: New Arabic Poems Cover Image
ISBN: 9781949641073
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Published: Two Lines Press - September 8th, 2020

A stunning anthology, showcasing voices too often overlooked. I stumbled across Home by chance and, opening to a random page, instantly knew I had found something special. Showcasing a wide range of styles, subjects, and forms, Home overflows with spirituality and musicality and imagery that continues to haunt me. Whether you regularly read poetry and are searching for hidden gems, or are just beginning to test the lyrical waters, Home will entrance you and immerse you in its songs. --Zach

Guillotine: Poems Cover Image
ISBN: 9781644450307
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Published: Graywolf Press - August 4th, 2020

Overflowing with imagery few poets can match—and captivating in its mastery of language—Guillotine is a heartbreaking, yet uplifting, exploration of migrant experiences, desire, and sexuality. Corral has once again proven that he is one of the most talented lyric poets currently writing. --Zach

Homie: Poems Cover Image
ISBN: 9781644450109
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Published: Graywolf Press - January 21st, 2020

Rooted in the love of friendship, Homie stands defiant in its exuberance, daring readers to find hope and celebration in the face of prejudice. Each poem in this book seems to dance off the page, blending the personal and political into a cacophony of rage and laughter. --Elese

The More Extravagant Feast: Poems Cover Image
ISBN: 9781644450185
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Published: Graywolf Press - April 7th, 2020

Within these pages, Leah Naomi Green has cultivated a stunning landscape of ecologically infused poetry. Tender, spiritual, and breathtakingly human, this collection explores motherhood and our connection to the natural world, daring to be compassionate in a time of uncertainty and fear. --Zach

Cinderbiter: Celtic Poems Cover Image
ISBN: 9781644450277
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Published: Graywolf Press - July 7th, 2020

A remarkably unique book, Cinderbiter veers between poetry and folklore, between the old and the new. From emotive lyric poems to heroic epics, from its titular hero to Merlin himself, Cinderbiter is a rediscovery and reinvigoration of classic literature. -Zach

The Spiritual Poems of Rumi: Translated by Nader Khalili (Timeless Rumi) Cover Image
By Rumi, Nader Khalili (Translated by)
ISBN: 9781577152187
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Published: Wellfleet - September 15th, 2020

A gorgeous new edition of Rumi's timeless poetry.

The Gilded Auction Block: Poems Cover Image
ISBN: 9780374538712
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - February 18th, 2020

A brilliant and startlingly ferocious collection. Read them now or in twenty years—these poems will have lost none of their song or bite.

When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through: A Norton Anthology of Native Nations Poetry Cover Image
By Joy Harjo (Editor), LeAnne Howe (With), Jennifer Elise Foerster (With)
ISBN: 9780393356809
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 25th, 2020