Poets' Corner The finest poetry collections you can get your hands on Guest-selected by Edinburgh City Libraries' in-house master of rhyme, Ryan Van Winkle, this list offers six of the finest poetry collections you can get your hands on... 1. Play the Piano Drunk Like a Percussion Instrument Until the Fingers Begin to Bleed a Bit Charles Bukowski 2. Stranded in Sub-Atomica Tim Turnbull 3. Howl Allen Ginsberg 4. The Essential Etheridge Knight Etheridge Knight 5. Poems: Introduction by Patti Smith William Blake 6. Book of Longing Leonard Cohen Tags: poetry View the discussion thread.