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Where the Sidewalk Ends Where the Sidewalk Ends (Hardcover)
by (shelved 10134 times as poetry)
avg rating 4.29 — 1,081,475 ratings — published 1974
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Milk and Honey Milk and Honey (Paperback)
by (shelved 10108 times as poetry)
avg rating 4.15 — 198,005 ratings — published 2014
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Leaves of Grass Leaves of Grass (Paperback)
by (shelved 5848 times as poetry)
avg rating 4.12 — 76,451 ratings — published 1855
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A Light in the Attic A Light in the Attic (Hardcover)
by (shelved 5179 times as poetry)
avg rating 4.34 — 334,623 ratings — published 1981
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Ariel Ariel (Paperback)
by (shelved 4406 times as poetry)
avg rating 4.22 — 44,926 ratings — published 1965
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The Sun and Her Flowers The Sun and Her Flowers (Paperback)
by (shelved 4368 times as poetry)
avg rating 4.18 — 60,656 ratings — published 2017
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Howl and Other Poems Howl and Other Poems (Hardcover)
by (shelved 4251 times as poetry)
avg rating 4.14 — 82,558 ratings — published 1956
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The Odyssey The Odyssey (Paperback)
by (shelved 3951 times as poetry)
avg rating 3.74 — 765,415 ratings — published -720
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Beowulf Beowulf (Paperback)
by (shelved 3559 times as poetry)
avg rating 3.42 — 198,969 ratings — published 975
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Paradise Lost Paradise Lost (Paperback)
by (shelved 3384 times as poetry)
avg rating 3.80 — 113,484 ratings — published 1667
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The Iliad The Iliad (Paperback)
by (shelved 3177 times as poetry)
avg rating 3.84 — 304,362 ratings — published -720
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Sonnets Sonnets (Paperback)
by (shelved 3134 times as poetry)
avg rating 4.24 — 71,170 ratings — published 1609
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The Waste Land and Other Poems The Waste Land and Other Poems (Paperback)
by (shelved 3065 times as poetry)
avg rating 4.23 — 45,350 ratings — published 1922
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Les Fleurs du Mal Les Fleurs du Mal (Paperback)
by (shelved 2879 times as poetry)
avg rating 4.26 — 39,769 ratings — published 1857
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Songs of Innocence and of Experience Songs of Innocence and of Experience (Paperback)
by (shelved 2583 times as poetry)
avg rating 4.11 — 33,474 ratings — published 1794
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Citizen: An American Lyric Citizen: An American Lyric (Paperback)
by (shelved 2568 times as poetry)
avg rating 4.29 — 21,021 ratings — published 2014
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The Waste Land The Waste Land (Paperback)
by (shelved 2453 times as poetry)
avg rating 4.10 — 35,626 ratings — published 1922
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The Collected Poems of W.B. Yeats The Collected Poems of W.B. Yeats (Paperback)
by (shelved 2411 times as poetry)
avg rating 4.25 — 32,006 ratings — published 1997
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Inferno (The Divine Comedy #1) Inferno (The Divine Comedy #1)
by (shelved 2388 times as poetry)
avg rating 3.99 — 120,767 ratings — published 1320
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Salt Salt (Paperback)
by (shelved 2357 times as poetry)
avg rating 4.37 — 13,623 ratings — published 2013
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The Collected Poems The Collected Poems (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2304 times as poetry)
avg rating 4.20 — 29,690 ratings — published 1981
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Love & Misadventure Love & Misadventure (Paperback)
by (shelved 2284 times as poetry)
avg rating 4.02 — 37,666 ratings — published 2013
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The Prophet The Prophet (Paperback)
by (shelved 2215 times as poetry)
avg rating 4.23 — 182,678 ratings — published 1923
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Crush Crush (Paperback)
by (shelved 2212 times as poetry)
avg rating 4.30 — 14,533 ratings — published 2005
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Brown Girl Dreaming Brown Girl Dreaming (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2074 times as poetry)
avg rating 4.13 — 47,746 ratings — published 2014
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Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth (Paperback)
by (shelved 2063 times as poetry)
avg rating 4.34 — 10,582 ratings — published 2011
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The Divine Comedy The Divine Comedy (Hardcover)
by (shelved 2050 times as poetry)
avg rating 4.07 — 96,582 ratings — published 1321
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The Essential Rumi The Essential Rumi (Paperback)
by (shelved 1953 times as poetry)
avg rating 4.43 — 30,303 ratings — published 1273
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Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1942 times as poetry)
avg rating 4.08 — 19,316 ratings — published 1939
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The Raven The Raven (Paperback)
by (shelved 1940 times as poetry)
avg rating 4.28 — 79,835 ratings — published 1844
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100 Selected Poems 100 Selected Poems (Paperback)
by (shelved 1914 times as poetry)
avg rating 4.31 — 24,446 ratings — published 1954
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The Complete Stories and Poems The Complete Stories and Poems (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1873 times as poetry)
avg rating 4.37 — 169,911 ratings — published 1966
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The Aeneid The Aeneid (Paperback)
by (shelved 1826 times as poetry)
avg rating 3.82 — 94,151 ratings — published -19
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No Matter the Wreckage No Matter the Wreckage (Paperback)
by (shelved 1799 times as poetry)
avg rating 4.27 — 8,146 ratings — published 2014
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Autobiography of Red Autobiography of Red (Paperback)
by (shelved 1795 times as poetry)
avg rating 4.32 — 12,313 ratings — published 1998
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The Canterbury Tales The Canterbury Tales (Paperback)
by (shelved 1760 times as poetry)
avg rating 3.49 — 168,201 ratings — published 1390
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The Complete Poems The Complete Poems (Paperback)
by (shelved 1722 times as poetry)
avg rating 4.28 — 13,281 ratings — published 1981
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Letters to a Young Poet Letters to a Young Poet (Paperback)
by (shelved 1660 times as poetry)
avg rating 4.33 — 38,065 ratings — published 1929
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A Thousand Mornings A Thousand Mornings (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1650 times as poetry)
avg rating 4.19 — 9,009 ratings — published 2012
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The Complete Poems The Complete Poems (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1594 times as poetry)
avg rating 4.24 — 19,753 ratings — published 1820
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The Giving Tree The Giving Tree (Hardcover)
by (shelved 1558 times as poetry)
avg rating 4.37 — 789,879 ratings — published 1964
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Lullabies Lullabies (Paperback)
by (shelved 1526 times as poetry)
avg rating 4.03 — 18,124 ratings — published 2014
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Love That Dog (Jack, #1) Love That Dog (Jack, #1)
by (shelved 1462 times as poetry)
avg rating 4.02 — 34,110 ratings — published 2001
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Night Sky with Exit Wounds Night Sky with Exit Wounds (Paperback)
by (shelved 1430 times as poetry)
avg rating 4.32 — 4,877 ratings — published 2016
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