Poetry Giveaway Winner #3! ‘Tonight I Can Write the Saddest Lines,’ by Pablo Neruda

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, we're pleased to announce the third and final winner of our Poetry Giveaway, held in honor of National Poetry Month......Sheree!  Sheree's favorite poem is Tonight I Can Write the Saddest Lines, by Pablo Neruda. Sheree, you are now the owner of a signed broadside of the Billy Collins poem … Continue reading Poetry Giveaway Winner #3! ‘Tonight I Can Write the Saddest Lines,’ by Pablo Neruda

Poetry Giveaway – Winner #2! ‘Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird’ by Wallace Stevens

The second winner of our Poetry Giveaway is......Mark!  Mark's favorite poem is Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird by Wallace Stevens.  Tell them what he wins, Johnny - Mark is now the owner of a lovely broadside of the poem Aubade by Amanda Jernigan, which is paired on its thick paper with an original … Continue reading Poetry Giveaway – Winner #2! ‘Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird’ by Wallace Stevens

We Have a Winner! ‘Nirvana,’ by Charles Bukowski

The results are in and the first winner of our poetry giveaway is....drum roll please.....Becky L.!  Her favorite poem is Nirvana by Charles Bukowski, which you can find in the collections The Last Night of the Earth (Ecco, 2002) and Run With the Hunted (Ecco, 1994.) Becky, please get in touch with us via online@bookpeople.com … Continue reading We Have a Winner! ‘Nirvana,’ by Charles Bukowski

Poem of the Day: ‘Girl In a Miniskirt Reading the Bible Outside My Window,’ by Charles Bukowski

It took all month, but we finally found a Bukowski poem clean enough to post in this public forum (there are kids out there, we like to be careful.) Today's poem of the day is  Girl In a Miniskirt Reading the Bible Outside My Window, originally published in the collection Mockingbird Wish Me Luck and … Continue reading Poem of the Day: ‘Girl In a Miniskirt Reading the Bible Outside My Window,’ by Charles Bukowski