Poetry Books

A wide selection of Braille poetry books for blind people of all ages. There's something here for everyone--classics, romance, child's verse, and nonsense!

"Poets are the dearest ones of time, the strongest friends of soul." - Emily Dickinson.

"For poems are not words after all, but fires for the cold, ropes let down to the lost, something as necessary as bread in the pockets of the hungry." - Mary Oliver.

11 books on this shelf.

A Boy's Will
by Robert Frost, 37 pages. Here in one volume is Robert Frost's first collection of poetry. A Boy's Will (first published in 1913) is the book that introduced readers to Frost's unmistakable poetic voice.

Robert Frost...
Item Number: 4099
$8.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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North of Boston
by Robert Frost, 99 pages. North of Boston (first published in 1914) includes two of Frost's most famous poems, Mending Wall and Death of a Hired Man. This masterful and innovative volume contains some of F...
Item Number: 4100
$15.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Raven and Other Poems
by Edgar Allan Poe, 33 pages. The Raven ... The Cask of Amontillado ... The Masque of the Red Death ... These are some of the spookiest, most macabre poems ever written, now collected in this chilling, afforda...
Item Number: 4101
$8.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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Sonnets From the Portuguese
by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, 43 pages. Elizabeth Barrett Browning penned some of the most famous and passionate love poems ever written. First published in 1850, Sonnets From The Portuguese comprises forty-four interlocking poems th...
Item Number: 4102
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Songs of Innocence and of Experience
by William Blake, 53 pages. William Blake was one of the finest craftsmen of his time, a poet whose work will never be forgotten. He was an independent and rebellious thinker, who abhorred pretension and falsity in others. His <...
Item Number: 4103
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Poems by Emily Dickinson
by Emily Dickinson, 233 pages. Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) was an American lyrical poet. Though born to a well-known family of politicians and scholars, she withdrew from social contact at the age of 23 and devoted herself, in secr...
Item Number: 4104
$36.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Spell of the Yukon
by Robert W. Service, 29 pages. Robert Service wrote in the golden years of the Klondike. No one in Service's world (real or imagined) minced words or had any self-consciousness about them. It was live and let live - and sometimes k...
Item Number: 4105
$8.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Book of Nonsense
by Edward Lear, 37 pages. One of the world's most loved writers, Edward Lear has delighted whole generations of readers with his verse. As the Time Literary Supplement once said of Lear, he was "a magic song-writer, with somet...
Item Number: 4106
$8.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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A Child's Garden of Verses
by Robert Louis Stevenson, 71 pages. The author of the classics Treasure Island, Dr. Jekyll, Mr. Hyde, and Kidnapped shows his flair for lyrical poetry in this collection of sixty-seven whimsical verses rangin...
Item Number: 4107
$10.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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The Hunting of the Snark
by Lewis Carroll, 39 pages. Here's a masterpiece of nonsensical verse by the enigmatic author of Alice in Wonderland. This poem was inspired by the serendipitous line "For the Snark was a Boojum, you see," which Lewis Car...
Item Number: 4108
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Phantasmagoria and Other Poems
by Lewis Carroll, 105 pages. Mathematician and author Lewis Carroll has delighted millions with his most widely regarded book, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Known for pointing out the absurdities of life in his fiction...
Item Number: 4109
$16.95 in Grade 2 Braille
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