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10 Awesome Poetry Books That Came Out In The Past Year

People need to read more poetry. Here's 10 books that came out in the past year that blew my mind. No matter what kind of literature you're into, you're sure to find something that touches you from these amazing writers.

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The Pink Box by Yesenia Montilla

Poem by Yesenia Montilla / Via

Yesenia brings us back in time to her childhood, discusses identity, family and growth all in one collection. Published by Willow Books Emerging Poets & Writers Series.

The Song of the Dead by Pierre Reverdy

Poem by Pierre Reverdy / Via

Pierre's poems, translated in English and also printed in French offer us the taste of art through words with vivid images. Published by Black Square Editions.

all girls will not feel pretty at some point by Elizabeth Tsung

Poem by Elizabeth Tsung / Via

Elizabeth discusses the regular anxieties of everyday girls and weaves in her own struggles in a sometimes humorous, sometimes heartfelt chapbook.

Leaves of Absence by Laura Madeline Wiseman & Sally Deskins

Poem by Laura Madeline Wiseman. Art by Sally Deskins. / Via

Sally's whimsical art breathes floral light into Laura's words in this collaborative book of art & poems. Published by Red Dashboard

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