A Summer of Poetry Good Reads!

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What books of poetry do you have on your Summer Reading List? Recently, the Academy of American Poets posted a list of recommended poetry collections to add to your Summer Fun List of prose and poetry to sink your poetic curiosity into.

With reviews from poet Jennifer Michael Hecht, here are 12 notable works for your leisure reading moments.

Of Mongrelitude
by Julian Talamantez Brolaski

When I Grow Up I Want to Be a List of Further Possibilities
by Chen Chen

Rayfish
by Mary Hickman

Magdalene
by Marie Howe

In Full Velvet
by Jenny Johnson

Where Now
by Laura Kasischke

I Am Flying into Myself: Selected Poems, 1960–2014
by Bill Knott

WHEREAS
by Layli Long Soldier

Map to the Stars
by Adrian Matejka

Orexia
by Lisa Russ Spaar

Galaxy Love
by Gerald Stern

Please Bury Me in This
by Allison Benis White

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