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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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Too Many Humans of New York by Abigail Welhouse

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Abigail is actually the funniest poet ever, and she brings us dark humor again in her latest chapbook. Published by Bottlecap Press

Depression Cupcakes by Thomas Fucaloro

Poem by Thomas Fucaloro / Via yespoetry.com

Thomas flips back and forth between dying as a poet in NYC and vignettes of drug use that are all too real. Published by YES Poetry.

The Pink Box by Yesenia Montilla

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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 store.hyperallergic.com

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 createspace.com

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 amazon.com

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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