45 of the Best Poetry Books of All-Time

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In stanzas, poetry can teach us as much as entire books. It richly describes and simplifies emotions and experiences. Not to mention, reading poetry can make us better readers and writers. This collection of some of the best poetry books includes enduring, bestselling, and insightful poetry from the last few centuries. From Robert Frost to Ruth Baumann, William Shakespeare to Pablo Neruda, Emily Dickinson to Maya Angelou and more, these are some of the best poetry books of all time. Publishers’ descriptions included.