Coldfront: Top 40 Poetry Books of 2012

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Coldfront: Top 40 Poetry Books of 2012

  1. Engine Empire: Poems – Cathy Park Hong
  2. Useless Landscape, or A Guide for Boys: Poems – D.A. Powell
  3. Snowflake / different streets – Eileen Myles
  4. Shoulda Been Jimi Savannah – Patricia Smith
  5. Our Andromeda – Brenda Shaughnessy
  6. To Keep Love Blurry – Craig Morgan Teicher
  7. Bewilderment: New Poems and Translations – David Ferry
  8. Nice Weather – Frederick Seidel
  9. Further Adventures in Monochrome – John Yau
  10. Your Invitation to a Modest Breakfast – Hannah Gamble
  11. Bright Brave Phenomena – Amanda Nadelberg
  12. me and Nina – Monica A. Hand
  13. Balloon Pop Outlaw Black – Patricia Lockwood
  14. Gravesend – Cole Swensen
  15. Slow Lightning – Eduardo C. Corral
  16. Meme – Susan Wheeler
  17. Partyknife – Dan Magers
  18. A Beautiful Marsupial Afternoon: New (Soma)tics – CAConrad
  19. If I Should Say I Have Hope – Lynn Melnick
  20. Thunderbird – Dorothea Lasky
  21. The Glimmering Room – Cynthia Cruz
  22. ROTC Kills – John Koethe
  23. Grand & Arsenal – Kerri Webster
  24. Sermons and Lectures Both Blank and Relentless – Matt Hart
  25. China Cowboy – Kim Gek Lin Short
  26. Fjords, Vol. 1 – Zachary Schomburg
  27. Vanitas, Rough – Lisa Russ Spaar
  28. Mother Was a Tragic Girl – Sandra Simonds
  29. Exit, Civilian – Idra Novey
  30. The Fact of the Matter – Sally Keith
  31. Madame X – Darcie Dennigan
  32. Victory – Ben Kopel
  33. The Ground – Rowan Ricardo Phillips
  34. Quick Question – John Ashbery
  35. Robinson Alone – Kathleen Rooney
  36. Charms Against Lightning – James Arthur
  37. how to survive a hotel fire – Angela Veronica Wong
  38. The Game of Boxes – Catherine Barnett
  39. Hider Roser – Ben Mirov
  40. I Live in a Hut – S.E. Smith