Bestselling hardcover poetry books

1. Good Poems, edited by Garrison Keillor (Penguin)

2. Why I wake Early, by Mary Oliver (Beacon)

3. Sailing Alone Around the Room, by Billy Collins (Random House)

4. The Best Poems of the English Language, edited by Harold Bloom (HarperCollins)

5. The prophet, by Kahlil Gibran (Alfred A. Knopf)

6. Nine Horses: Poems, by Billy Collins (Random House)

7. Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair, by Pablo Neruda (Penguin)

8. New and Selected Poems, by Mary Oliver (Beacon)

9. Ten Poems to Set you Free, by Roger Housden (Harmony)

10. Owls and Other Fantasies: Poems and Essays, by Mary Oliver (Beacon)

The Book Sense Poetry Bestseller List is based on sales reported in nearly 500 independent bookstores across the United States (April 11, 2004). www.booksense.com

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