cover image The Best Poems Ever

The Best Poems Ever

Various. Scholastic Paperbacks, $3.99 (80pp) ISBN 978-0-439-29674-8

Ezra Pound's surreally simple ""In a Station of the Metro,"" Poe's ""The Raven,"" Lucille Clifton's ""Blessing the Boats"" and Elizabeth Barrett Browning's ""Sonnet 43"" (""How do I love thee? Let me count the ways"") are among the verses included in The Best Poems Ever: A Collection of the World's Greatest Voices, edited by Edric Mesmer. The paperback original contains more than 40 works. (Apr.)