11 Books of Poetry You Owe It to Yourself to Read

If you’re like most people these days, on most days you probably don’t deal with that much poetry. But you used to. Think about it. And maybe you don’t think of poetry as all that important in our era, given the news cycle blur, social platforms aplenty, our personal daily grinds, and the explosion of media of all types. But how do humans mark our major moments? “We still turn to poetry at the moments of greatest personal and cultural significance,” says Sheffield.
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