10 Poetry Books To Add To Your Reading List

Poetry Collections

The poetry books listed here are the latest additions to my booming reading list. I have featured most of the poets on the list — most recently in posts for 2015 (US) National Poetry Month.

To the list:

  1. Ossuaries by Dionne Brand
  2. The Complete Poems of Lucille Clifton
  3. Madman at Kilifi by Clifton Gachagua
  4. Oracabessa by Lorna Goodison
  5. Something Quite Unlike Myself by Michael Onsando
  6. The Kitchen Dweller’s Testimony by Ladan Osman
  7. Citizen by Claudia Rankine
  8. Tonight No Poetry Will Serve: Poems 2007 – 2010 by Adrienne Rich
  9. Life on Mars by Tracy K. Smith
  10. Eight New Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set


What poetry books are on your list?


One comment

  1. my suggestion would be new volume that covers almost seven decades of the poetry of Wislawa Szymborska, MAP: Collected and Last Poems ~ Wisława Szymborska


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