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For your reading pleasure: "CPP Buy Now! Award™" books and general poetry recommendations!


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Love in Verse : Classic Poems of the Heart
by Kathleen Blease (Compiler)
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We, here at poetry pages, had a very hard time deciding which great collection deserves the famous "CPP Buy Now! Award™" in this category. So we decided not to decide. Both books at the top of this list deserve this award and a place on your bookshelf. "Love in Verse" is the perfect poetic valentine with 100+ poems by authors we all know and treasure, making this bundle a heartwarming collection to cuddle up with.


A Book of Love Poetry
by Jon Stallworthy (Editor)
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Another "CPP Buy Now! Award™" winner for the category romance, "Book of Love Poetry" surely deserves it. Stallworthy handpicked the poetry that bring out the most powerful emotions associated with falling and being in love. More than 190 poets are represented in this landmark bundle, and are aranged thematically (starting with young love).

"Stallworthy's book of love poetry, ranging across more than twenty centuries of writing about love 'till the stars have run away' establishes beyond the eye-shadow of a doubt that love is, has been and always will be blind."--Christian Science Monitor

"A very thorough job...eccentric and entertaining."--Times Literary Supplement (London)



101 Classic Love Poems
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Love and being loved... Subjects that have fascinated poets, writers, and other artists for centuries. From both the Brownings to Shakespeare, this collection of 101 are 101 of the best in traditional love sonnets to free verse. The poetry is aged, classic and recommended for the bookshelves of all those with a tender heart and a romantic sense.


Love Poems (Everyman's Library Pocket Poets)
by Sheila Kohler, Peter Washington (Editor)
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The human experience of love and being loved varies from culture to culture, but across borders people always realize its power. This bundle of poetry speaks volumes of such cross cultural experiences, with entries from ancient China all the way up to modern-day America. Kohler and Washington have packed this book full of tender tales of romance which makes this a perfect book to cuddle up with on the couch.
"Includes poems by John Donne, Christina Rossetti, W. H. Auden, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Robert Graves, e. e. cummings, Dorothy Parker, William Shakespeare, Sappho, Bhartrhari, Anna Akhmatova, and W. B. Yeats, among many others. "


Famous Love Poems Explained (Famous Poems Explained Series)
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After you gave him "The Internet For DummiesŪ" for Christmas, now give him the "Famous Love Poems Explained" book for your anniversary. He'll get the insight into love poems he's always wanted (and been missing). This book delivers on it's promise: all the poems are complemented with commentary and interpretations.


Great Love Poems (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Shane Weller (Editor)
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Yep that's right, the price of this book is a whopping 90 cents! Don't let the price fool you though: this little treasure packs a powerful punch for a thrift edition. It has all the classic love poems and then some. And, as one Amazon customer reviewer mentioned, "there is even a drinking song inside."


Honey, I Love and Other Love Poems (Reading Rainbow Series)
by Eloise Greenfield, Leo D. Dillon (Illustrator), Diane Dillon (Illustrator)
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A collection of poetry that will become a family favorite, written for and meant to be enjoyed by both children and adults. Greenfield's experiences are a goldmine of inspiration from which she drew to write the poetry of this book. From the heroic poem "Harriet Tubman" to poems of family members who are described in hilarious and touchingly memorable detail, this collection is a must have.

"Abounds with that special tenderness surrounding the everyday experiences in a child's life. These poems beg to be read aloud."

"[Touches] the important aspects of a child's life, the people and things [a child] loves and laughs, cries, or wonders about . . . Fully imagined graphics [by the winners of the 1976 and 1977 Caldecott Medals]."



Sonnets from the Portuguese : And Other Love Poems
by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Margaret Armstrong (Illustrator)
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This wonderful new gift edition was originally published in 1850 and contains the poetry by Elizabeth Browning which she wrote for her husband, Robert Browning. Browning is known world-wide for her passionate poetry and beautiful lyrical style. The words of Browning are joined with the artistic grace of Margaret Armstrong who did the illustrations in thsi edition.


Love Poems and Sonnets of William Shakespeare
by William Shakespeare
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Filled from cover to cover with Shakespeare's classics, this book is a treasure for William's fans. It's a wonderful bundle of love poems and sonnets which will sweep you off your feet Shakespearian style. Obsessive love, unforgetable love, lost love, love at first sight, forbidden love, and more... for all those who had nightmares about Shakespeare after being force fed Romeo and Juliet in High School, this collection would be the perfect way to rediscover the beautiful literary classics of good ole' Bill.


Into the Garden : A Wedding Anthology
by Robert Hass (Editor), Stephen Mitchell (Editor)
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The perfect wedding gift is this collection of poetry and prose, edited by two well-known poet-translators. Hass and Mitchell have done their best to create a bundle of poetry about love, being loved, and marriage. Another aspect that makes this book unique are the passages about traditional wedding ceremonies from different cultures.
   
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