Books The Collected Poems of Ron Padgett by Ron Padgett Hardcover, 800, Coffee House Press, List Price: 49.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Collected Poems of Ron PadgettAuthorRon Padgett Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Genres: Poetry Also by Ron Padgett Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about The Collected Poems of Ron Padgett Poetry Guns, God And A Reggae Beat: A 2013 Poetry Preview January 7, 2013 2012 was the year of the big collected volume when it came to poetry. It was intimidating, even for the most hardened poetry fans. But critic Craig Morgan Teicher says 2013 will be full of slim collections that are still smart, important and powerful.