My Library

In lieu of a recommended reading list, here are the books on my shelves, lovingly acquired over time. This is a work in progress, and I will continually update it when I have more hours to spare. I have hundreds of books in my home—happy to share with you what I’m reading!

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Showing 1-10 of 18 Books
A Nostalgist's Map of America: Poems by Agha Shahid Ali book cover Paperback
Against Love Poetry: Poems by Eavan Boland book cover Paperback
All of Us: The Collected Poems by Raymond Carver book cover Paperback
American Sublime: Poems by Elizabeth Alexander book cover Paperback
Autobiography of Red by Anne Carson book cover Paperback
Bago ang babae by Rebecca T Añonuevo book cover Paperback
Different Hours by Stephen Dunn Hardcover
Evidence: Poems by Mary Oliver Hardcover
Except You Enthrall Me by Mark Anthony Cayanan book cover Paperback
Jaguar of Sweet Laughter: New and Selected Poems by Diane Ackerman Paperback
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"on the days I want to be alive I tell myself I deserve a marching band / or at least a string section to announce my arrival

"No, not drifting, I am poling / my way into my life."

"Goldenrod, is your dying hard? I know, / I know dying's hard. Are you reaching toward, you know, or just reaching?"

"I’ve lived humbly, reading the paper, / pondering the riddle of power / and the reasons for obedience."

"I want / to think again of dangerous and noble things