Poems do not just convey emotions, but great learnings and life lessons. The poem gives you a glimpse of someone’s opinion and memory as well. Reading a poem is same as humming the words that the poet danced on.
Let us check out some of the best poem books of all time.
1. Night Sky With Exit Wounds by Ocean Vuong
This book consist of poems on love, loss, grief and conflict. The poems are woven with fresh language and different style.
2. Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
The poems of this book will introduce you to the author’s philosophy of life and humanity. These poems are by the American poet of 19th century and therefore gives you the depth of how things used to be.
3. The Princess Saves Herself In This One by Amanda Lovelace
This poetry collection is moving. It highlights love, grief, healing, loss, inspiration and empowerment. This book has four sections namely – the princess, the damsel, the queen and you.
4. Helium by Rudy Francisco
Helium is poetry collection full of personal and political based poems. Rudy Francisco’s words never fail to amaze the reader.
5. Don’t Call Us Dead by Danez Smith
This book consists of poems that highlight urgent subjects. This book will provoke you to think about the condition of America where every other day is a funeral.
6. The Sun And Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur
The Sun And Her Flowers is a collection of poem where the author has highlighted her past stories and feminism.
7. Twenty Love Poems and A Song of Despair by Pablo Neruda
The poems by Pablo Neruda are the ones that you’ve never read like. His words and metaphors will make you mesmerised. He writes about love like no one one has ever written about it.
These are the poem books that one should definitely read.