The Indie Poetry Bestseller List

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Based on sales at independent bookstores nationwide for the eight-week period ending April 30, 2017.

1. Milk and Honey
Rupi Kaur, Andrews McMeel, $14.99, 9781449474256

2. The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life
Kwame Alexander, HMH Books for Young Readers, $14.99, 9780544570979

3. Envelope Poems
Emily Dickinson, New Directions, $12.95, 9780811225823

4. Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets
Kwame Alexander, Candlewick Press, $16.99, 9780763680947

5. Blue Horses: Poems
Mary Oliver, Penguin, $16, 9780143127819

6. Moo
Sharon Creech, Harper, $16.99, 9780062415240

7. Dog Songs
Mary Oliver, Penguin, $16, 9780143125839

8. Love Poems
Pablo Neruda, New Directions, $11.95, 9780811217293

9. The Rain in Portugal
Billy Collins, Random House, $26, 9780679644064

10. The Princess Saves Herself in This One
Amanda Lovelace, Andrews McMeel, $14.99, 9781449486419

11. Felicity
Mary Oliver, Penguin Press, $24.95, 9781594206764

12. New and Selected Poems, Volume One
Mary Oliver, Beacon Press, $18, 9780807068779

13. French Love Poems
New Directions, $11.95, 9780811225595

14. Aimless Love
Billy Collins, Random House, $17, 9780812982671

15. The Prophet
Kahlil Gibran, Knopf, $15, 9780394404288

16. Bluets
Maggie Nelson, Wave Books, $16, 9781933517407

17. Whereas: Poems
Layli Long Soldier, Graywolf Press, $16, 9781555977672

18. There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyonce
Morgan Parker, Tin House Books, $14.95, 9781941040539

19. The Essential Rumi
Jalal al-Din Rumi, Coleman Barks (Trans.), Harper, $16.99, 9780062509598

20. Night Sky With Exit Wounds
Ocean Vuong, Copper Canyon Press, $16, 9781556594953

21. Book of Longing
Leonard Cohen, Ecco, $13.99, 9780061125614

22. A Thousand Mornings: Poems
Mary Oliver, Penguin, $17, 9780143124054

23. She Walks in Beauty: A Woman’s Journey Through Poems
Caroline Kennedy, Grand Central, $15.99, 9781455564071

24. On Love
Charles Bukowski, Ecco, $15.99, 9780062420732

25. Poems That Make Grown Women Cry
Anthony Holden, Ben Holden, S&S, $18, 9781501121869