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Voices of Twentieth Century Women Poets
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CIRCLES OF MADNESS: Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo by Marjorie Agosin

THE COMPLETE POEMS OF ANNA AKHMATOVA by Anna Akhmatova

HOMECOMING: POEMS by Julia Alvarez

PHENOMENAL WOMAN: Four Poems Celebrating Women by Maya Angelou

MORNING IN THE BURNED HOUSE by Margaret Atwood

BLACKBIRD BYE BYE by April Bernard

NORTH & SOUTH by Elizabeth Bishop

THE BLUE ESTUARIES: Poems, 1923-1968 by Louise Bogan

A HUNGER: Poems by Lucie Brock-Broido

ANNIE ALLEN by Gwendolyn Brooks

THE KINGFISHER: Poems by Amy Clampitt

QUILTING: Poems, 1987-1990 by Lucille Clifton

MOTHER LOVE: Poems by Rita Dove

THE ANGEL OF HISTORY by Carolyn Forche

THE SELECTED POEMS OF NIKKI GIOVANNI (1968-1995) by Nikki Giovanni

ARARAT by Louise Gl¸ck

THE DREAM OF THE UNIFIED FIELD: Poems, 1974-1994 by Jorie Graham

SHE HAD SOME HORSES by Joy Harjo

OTHERWISE: New and Selected Poems by Jane Kenyon

CONNECTING THE DOTS: Poems by Maxine Kumin

POEMS 1968-1972 by Denise Levertov

THE MARVELOUS ARITHMETICS OF DISTANCE: Poems, 1987-1992 by Audre Lorde

SELECTED POEMS OF GABRIELA MISTRAL by Gabriela Mistral

COLLECTED POEMS by Marianne Moore

ALIVE TOGETHER: New and Selected Poems by Lisel Mueller

PHARAOH'S DAUGHTER by Nuala NiDhomhnaill

THE IMPERFECT PARADISE: Poems by Linda Pastan

MARS AND HER CHILDREN: Poems by Marge Piercy

ARIEL by Sylvia Plath

BEYOND THE LIMIT: Poems by Irina Ratushinskaia

ADRIENNE RICH'S POETRY AND PROSE: Poems, Prose, Reviews and Criticism
by Adrienne Rich

WATERLILY FIRE, POEMS 1935-1962 by Muriel Rukeyser

MEDITATIONS ON THE RAINBOW: Poetry by Sapphire

COMING INTO EIGHTY: New Poems by May Sarton

LIVE OR DIE by Anne Sexton

SELECTED POEMS: An Authorized Collection by Ting Shu

EARLY WORK, 1970-1979 by Patti Smith

NATURE: Poems Old and New by May Swenson

HAPPY AS A DOG'S TAIL by Anna Swirszczynska

HER BLUE BODY EVERYTHING WE KNOW: Earthling Poems, 1965-1990 Complete
by Alice Walker

VIEW WITH A GRAIN OF SAND: Selected Poems by Wislawa Szymborska

SWIMMING LESSONS: New and Selected Poems by Nancy Williard

COLLECTED POEMS by Marya Zaturenska

Compiled by Jennifer Caccamo, South End Branch, Boston Public Library, 1997.