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100 Poems, 100 Years of Poetry Magazine

To celebrate the centennial of Poetry magazine in 2012, editors Don Share and Christian Wiman combed through the archives to create a new kind of anthology. Rather than attempting to be exhaustive or definitive, they have assembled a collection of poems that, in their juxtaposition, echo across a century of poetry.

The resulting volume is a celebration of idiosyncrasy and invention, a vital monument to an institution that refuses to be static, and, most of all, a book that lovers of poetry will devour, debate, and keep close at hand.

View a complete list of poems included in the book at the University of Chicago Press.


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