Gift ideas for your Studious Poet (redo)

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Due to technical difficulties (or stupidity) I lost the original list/post. So, this is the re-creation with even MORE ideas! Prices range from a couple of bucks to Priceless. You really can impress/enamour/encourage your poet for not a whole lot of money.

Here’s the recovered list in no particular order:

Gift Ideas

1. BOOKMARKS: LOTS AND LOTS OF BOOKMARKS!

Thoreau Classic Quote Bookmark

Thoreau Classic Quote Metal Bookmark

The Wave Bookmark

2. POST-ITS: Really, Poets love Post-Its.

3. POETRY BOOKS: Oh, there are so many. From Chapbooks to Anthologies:

Norton’s Anthology

W.B. Yeats

The Emily Dickinson Reader

Poetry for Young People

4. READING GLASSES: Eventually, we’ll all need them. Your guy poet may want something different.

Floral Reading Glasses

5. NOTEBOOKS:    There are never enough notebooks.

The Poets Notebook

Poet's Notebook: Inspiration, Techniques, and Advice on Crafts

The Poet’s Notebook Excerpts from the Notebooks of 26 American Poets

Can’t Sleep Write Now

Can’t Sleep, Write Now

Faber and Faber Poetry Diary: I’m hinting for this one!

Faber Poetry Diary 2014 - Blue

6. CRAFT BOOKS

The Complete Rhyming Dictionary: I have an older version of Clement Woods rhyming dictionary but I’m sure this one is great!

The Complete Rhyming Dictionary: Including the Poet's Craftbook

The Synonym Finder: THE BEST WORD FINDER EVER!

2014 Poets Market: Essential for Poets who Publish

7. SUBSCRIPTIONS

Poets and Writers

Journal of the Month Club:  Every month your word-lover — or logophile — will receive a reputable literary magazine that’s a defining voice in the contemporary literary scene.

8. LITERARY WRAPPING PAPER: 

Wrap the gift in the paper or just give the paper as a gift.

This site has a myriad of gift ideas.

Victorian Children's Books Wrapping Paper

9. POETRY CLASSES: Sign them up or better yet take one with him/her.

Fundamentals of Poetry from Writers Digest

Poetry Writing from Gotham Writers

10. CD’s OF POETRY READINGS: Poetry Speaks: Hear Great Poets Read Their Work from Tennyson to Plath

or Dylan Thomas The Caedmon Collection

Next post, barring any more technical lapses in judgment, I’ll share ideas for your crafty poet and your foodie poet.

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