Sacramento Public Library

Poetry

    Citizen: An American Lyric

    Citizen: An American Lyric - Claudia Rankine

    Collects essays, poetry, and images that expose the racial tensions in twenty-first century life, highlighting the slights, slips of the tongue, and intentional offensives that pervade the home, school, and popular media.
    Felicity

    Felicity - Mary Oliver

    In a collection of new poems, a Pulitzer Prize winner turns her eye from the grace of the natural world to the even more mysterious landscape of the human heart.
    Night Sky With Exit Wounds

    Night Sky With Exit Wounds - Ocean Vuong

    A haunting debut that is simultaneously dreamlike and visceral, vulnerable and redemptive, and risks the painful rewards of emotional honesty.
    Shallcross

    Shallcross - C.D. Wright

    In a turbulent world, C.D. Wright evokes a rebellious and dissonant ethos with characteristic genre-bending and expanding long-form poems. Accessing journalistic writing alongside filmic narratives, Wright ranges across seven poetic sequences, including a collaborative suite responding to photographic documentation of murder sites in New Orleans.
    The Rain in Portugal

    The Rain in Portugal - Billy Collins

    A latest poetry collection by the former Poet Laureate and New York Times best-selling author of Aimless Love includes more than 40 new works and offers insight into the writer's use of generosity themes, playful language and insightful reflection.
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