full woman fleshly apple hot moon

anonymous asked:

What are your favourite poetry books?

Here are a few collections that have made my heart beat a little faster:

  • The Book of Disquiet, Fernando Pessoa
  • Extracting the Stone of Madness: Poems 1962-1972, Alejandra Pizarnik
  • Pole Dancing to Gospel Hymns, Andrea Gibson
  • The Weight of Oranges & Miner’s Pond, Anne Michaels
  • Ariel, Sylvia Plath

  • Paris Spleen 1869, Charles Baudelaire
  • Collected Poems, Jack Gilbert
  • The People Look Like Flowers At Last, Charles Bukowski
  • Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth, Warsan Shire

  • Full Woman, Fleshly Apple, Hot Moon, Pablo Neruda
  • Milk and Honey, Rupi Kaur
  • Gypsy Ballads, Federico García Lorca
Salt, Nayyirah Waheed
  • Almond Blossoms and Beyond, Mahmoud Darwish
  • The Poetry of Pablo Neruda (full collection), Pablo Neruda
  • In Praise of Darkness, Jorge Louis Borges
  • The Lover’s Dictionary, David Leviathan
  • I Wrote This For You, Ian S. Thomas
If Not, Winter, Sappho
  • To Bedlam and Part Way Back, Anne Sexton
  • Dirty Pretty Things, Michael Faudet
  • The Labyrinth of Solitude, Octavio Paz