Friday, December 6, 2013

Poetry Collections to Curl Up With

Gorgeous Nothings: Emily Dickinson Envelope Poems by: Emily Dickinson 
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There's no other way to define this book, it is simply gorgeous. Photographs of scrap pieces of envelopes on which Emily Dickinson scribbled lines of poetry and typed text that translates her handwriting. The ideal gift for anyone who is fond of poetry.

Dog Songs by: Mary Oliver 
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Dog lovers everywhere will rejoice at this sweet collection of poetry. 

A Thousand Mornings by: Mary Oliver
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Mary Oliver has been on a role this year! Published before Dog Songs, Thousand Mornings is another excellent collection of poetry. Plus it's thin size makes it a perfect stocking stuffer.

Aimless Love by: Billy Collins
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Billy Collins never disappoints. Another lovely collection by him.  

E.E. Cummings: Complete Poems 1904-1962 
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"This edition of E. E. Cummings's Complete Poems contains all the poems published or designated for publication by the poet in his lifetime, including 36 poems that were first collected in the 1991 edition and 164 unpublished poems issued in 1983 under the title Etcetera."