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Thursday, December 20, 2012

2013 Poetry Desk Calendar- from the Academy of American Poets

A desk calendar and poetry anthology in one, the 2013 Alhambra Poetry Calendar provides a poem for each day of the year. Price $29.95
Meant for your desktop or bedside table, the calendar showcases work by many celebrated contemporary and historical poets, including Rae Armantrout, Mary Jo Bang, Aphra Behn, Charles Bernstein, Linda Bierds, Emily Dickinson, Stephen Dunn, Kimiko Hahn, Brenda Hillman, Edward Hirsch, Jane Hirshfield, Paul Muldoon, Edgar Allan Poe, Robert Pinsky, Ravi Shankar, Mark Twain, among others.
About the collection, Rosanna Warren writes: "The Poetry Calendar is rich in surprises, non sequiturs, occult associations across centuries. Most of all, it is guided by an eclectic but uncompromising sense of excellence. It is a pleasure to turn each page and to see what the next day brings in the paced contemplative exercise of the new poem.
Make a resolution to read a poem every day with this beautiful desktop anthology.

Andrew: I don't usually put ads up on Hi Spirits - but this is an exception.

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