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The Resource Poetry for students : presenting analysis, context and criticism on commonly studied poetry, Marie Rose Napierkowski, editor ; Mary K. Ruby, editor

Poetry for students : presenting analysis, context and criticism on commonly studied poetry, Marie Rose Napierkowski, editor ; Mary K. Ruby, editor

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Poetry for students : presenting analysis, context and criticism on commonly studied poetry
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Poetry for students
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presenting analysis, context and criticism on commonly studied poetry
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Marie Rose Napierkowski, editor ; Mary K. Ruby, editor
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  • Poetry
  • Poetry, Modern
  • American poetry
  • English poetry
  • American poetry
  • English poetry
  • American poetry
  • English poetry
  • Poetry, Modern
  • Poetry
  • Poetry
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  • Poetry
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Give students the tools they need to make books and authors a meaningful part of their lives by introducing them to one of our "For Students" literary references. These resources are specially crafted to meet the curricular needs of high school and undergraduate college students and their teachers as well as the interests of general readers and researchers.Each title in the series provides understandable, comprehensive explanations of the most commonly studied poems, novels, dramas, epics and short stories as identified by an advisory board of teachers and librarians. No other literature references furnish such a high level of coverage -- all written in an unassuming tone that users will welcome.The references in the Gale Group's "For Students" series provide: -- Easy-to-read discussions of themes, plots and characters -- Easy-to-understand critical essays chosen specifically for students -- Analysis of each work's construction and historical context -- Photos, illustrations and other graphics -- And moreThe "For Students" series includes Poetry for Students, Novels for Students, Short Stories for Students, Drama for Students, Shakespeare for Students, Shakespeare's Characters for Students and Epics for Students. They're sure to be a welcome addition to your library.Each volume of Poetry for Students provides analysis of approximately 20 poems identified as the most frequently studied in literature courses. Students will discover: -- An overview essay -- An analysis of the poem's construction and form -- A thematic examination -- A discussion of the poem's historical and cultural context -- Selected criticism on the poem or poet -- A briefauthor biography -- Sources for further study and suggested research topics -- Subject, thematic, nationality, author and title indexes
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Poetry for students : presenting analysis, context and criticism on commonly studied poetry, Marie Rose Napierkowski, editor ; Mary K. Ruby, editor
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Each entry contains author biography (if attributed), poem text, poem summary, themes, style, historical context, critical overview, and criticism
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Contents
  • v. 1. The charge of the Light Brigade -- The creation -- The destruction of Sennacherib -- Do not go gentle into that good night -- Harlem -- An Irish airman foresees his death -- a -- The love song of J. Alfred Prufrock -- Mirror -- Miss Rosie -- Musaee des beaux arts -- My last duchess -- Ode on a Grecian urn -- The raven -- The red wheelbarrow -- The sonnet-ballad -- Sonnet 130 -- The soul selects her own society -- Stopping by woods on a snowy evening -- Swing low sweet chariot -- This life -- Those winter Sundays
  • v. 3. Any human to another -- A piaed -- Auto wreck -- The bells -- Chicago -- The courage that my mother had -- Fern Hill -- High windows -- Hope is the thing with feathers -- Hurt hawks / Robinson Jeffers -- I hear America singing -- The man he killed -- Mother to son -- My papa'a waltz -- Nothing gold can stay -- Not waving but drowning -- Ode to a nightingale -- old age sticks -- [On his blindness] Sonnet 16 -- On the pulse of morning -- Sonnet 116 -- The unknown citizen
  • v. 2. Angle of geese -- The bean eaters -- Because I could not stop for death -- The death of the ball turret gunner -- Dover Beach -- Falling upon earth -- Fifteen -- Harlem hopscotch -- Holy Sonnet 10 -- In a station of the metro -- Midnight -- O captain! My captain! -- Ode to the west wind -- Paul Revere's ride -- The road not taken -- Sailing to Byzantium -- Sonnet 18 -- Sonnet 43 -- Tintern Abbey -- The tyger -- Ulysses -- When I have fears that I may cease to be
  • v. 5. Ars poetica -- Ballad of Birmingham -- Birch canoe -- Cargoes -- Casey at the bat -- Digging -- Easter 1916 -- Facing it -- The gold lily -- I heard a fly buzz -- when I died -- In Flanders fields -- Kubla Khan -- Lament for the Dorsets -- Leviathan -- Lost sister -- Mending wall -- Sonnet 55 -- A supermarket in California -- To his coy mistress
  • v. 6 Beware: do not read this poem -- Brazil, January 1, 1502 -- Come with me -- Cool tombs -- A far cry from Africa -- The heaven of animals -- Helen -- Lord Randal -- "More light! More light!" -- Onomatopoeia -- Piano -- The Quaker graveyard in Nantucket -- Queen-Ann's-lace -- Theme for English B -- There's a certain slant of light -- To my dear and loving husband -- We real cool -- The wood-pile
  • v. 4. Ah, are you digging on my grave? -- As I walked out one evening -- Concord hymn -- The death of the hired man -- Hawk roosting -- The highwayman -- Hunger in New York City -- Oysters -- Psalm 23 -- Richord Cory -- The rime of the ancient mariner -- Shine, perishing republic -- Sir Patrick Spens -- Sonnet 30 -- Strong men, riding horses -- Tears, idle tears -- This is my letter to the world -- Toads -- The tropics in New York -- When I was one-and-twenty
  • v. 7 American poetry / Louis Simpson -- Barbara Allan / Anonymous -- A blessing / James Wright -- Butcher shop / Charles Simic -- Fire and ice / Robert Frost -- For the union dead / Robert Lowell -- In the land of Shinar / Denise Levertov -- Inventors / Michael Blumenthal -- Journey of the Magi / T.S. Eliot -- A Martian sends a postcard home / Craig Raine -- Meeting the British / Paul Muldoon -- The moon glows the same / Matsuo Basho -- A psalm of life / Henry Wadsworth -- The second coming / William Butler Yeats -- Siren song / Margaret Atwood -- Small town with one road / Gary Soto -- The soldier / Rupert Brooke -- To an athlete dying young / A.E. Housman
  • v. 13 An African elegy -- Robert Duncan -- Birches -- Robert Frost -- Blood oranges -- Lisel Mueller -- Cavalry crossing a ford -- Walt Whitman -- The conquerors -- Phyllis McGinley -- Darwin in 1881 -- Gjertrud Schnackenberg -- Daylights -- Rosanna Warren -- For the White poets who would be Indian -- Wendy Rose -- I felt a funeral, in my brain -- Emily Dickinson -- i was sitting in mcsorley's -- e. e. cummings -- The idea of order at Key West -- Wallace Stevens -- Leda and the swan -- William Butler Yeats -- The song of the smoke -- W.E.B. Du Bois -- To his excellency General Washington -- Phillis Wheatley -- To the virgins, to make much of time -- Robert Herrick -- We live by what we see at night -- Martin Espada
  • v. 14 Bidwell ghost -- Louise Erdrich -- The Canterbury tales -- Geoffrey Chaucer -- Climbing -- Lucille Clifton -- Courage -- Anne Sexton -- Deep woods -- Howard Nemerov -- Elegy for my father, who is not dead -- Andrew Hudgins -- The fish -- Marianne Moore -- Incident in a rose garden -- Donald Justice -- In the suburbs -- Louis Simpson -- Kilroy -- Peter Viereck -- Last request -- Joel Brouwer -- The nymph's reply to the shepherd -- Sir Walter Raleigh -- Remember -- Christina Rossetti -- She walks in beauty -- Lord Byron -- Song of the Chattahoochee -- Sidney Lanier -- There will come soft rains -- Sara Teasdale
  • v. 15 Anniversary / Jo Harjo -- Astonishment / Wislawa Szymborska -- Blackberrying / Sylvia Plath -- Dream variations / Langston Hughes -- For a new citizen of these United States / Li-Young Lee -- Geometry / Rita Dove -- The horizons of rooms / W.S. Merwin -- The Lady of Shalott / Alfred Lord Tennyson -- The Lake Isle of Innisfree / Willima Butler Yeats -- The mystery / Louise Gluck -- Porphyria's lover / Robert Browning -- Rusted legacy / Adrienne Rich -- Smart and final Iris / James Tate -- What belongs to us / Marie Howe -- Wild geese / Mary Oliver
  • v. 16 Business -- Victor Hernandez Cruz -- Colibri -- Martin Espada -- Hugh Selwyn Mauberley -- Ezra Pound -- I stop writing the poem -- Tess Gallagher -- Merlin enthralled -- Richard Wilbur -- Much madness is divinest sense -- Emily Dickinson -- My father's song -- Simon Ortiz -- Reunions with a ghost -- Ai -- Song of a citizen -- Czeslaw Milosz -- Sonnet XXIX -- Elizabeth Barrett Browning -- Southbound on the freeway -- May Swenson -- Story from bear country -- Leslie Marmon Silko -- Sunday morning -- Wallace Stevens -- Three times my life has opened -- Jane Hirshfield -- Ways to live -- William Stafford -- What my child learns of the sea -- Audre Lorde
  • v. 17 The arsenal at Springfield -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow -- La belle dame sans merci -- John Keats -- The blue rim of memory -- Denise Levertov -- The cobweb -- Raymond Carver -- Driving to town late to mail a letter -- Robert Bly -- Early in the morning -- Li-Young Lee -- For Jennifer, 6, on the Teton -- Richard Hugo -- Having it out with melancholy -- Jane Kenyon -- I go back to May 1937 -- Sharon Olds -- Knoxville, Tennessee -- Nikki Giovanni -- Mind -- Jorie Graham -- On his having arrived at the age of twenty-three -- John Milton -- Poetry -- Marianne Moore -- The Rhodora -- Ralph Waldo Emerson -- The singer's house -- Seamus Heaney -- Wild swans -- Edna St. Vincent Millay
  • v. 8 At the bomb testing site / William Stafford -- Autumn begins in Martins Ferry, Ohio / James Wright -- Bedtime story / George MacBeth -- Beware of ruins / A.D. Hope -- The Constellation Orion / Ted Kooser -- A drink of water / Seamus Heaney -- Drought year / Judith Wright -- Ethics / Linda Pastan -- The force that through the green fuse drives the flower / Dylan Thomas -- Music lessons / Mary Oliver -- My life closed twice before its close / Emily Dickinson -- Names of horses / Donald Hall -- A red, red rose / Robert Burns -- The river-merchant's wife: A letter / Pound Ezra -- The seafarer / Anonymous -- Sonnet 29 / William Shakespeare -- Starlight / Philip Levine -- To a sad daughter / Michael Ondaatje -- Vancouver lights / Earle Birney -- Why I am not a painter / Frank O'Hara
  • v. 9 Anasazi / Gary Snyder -- Annabel Lee / Edgar Allan Poe -- Barbie Doll / Marge Piercy -- Bright star! Would I were steadfast as thou art / John Keats -- Eating poetry / Mark Strand -- Elegy written in a country churchyard / Thomas Gray -- The exhibit / Lisel Mueller -- For an Assyrian frieze / Peter Viereck -- Four mountain wolves / Leslie Marmon Silko -- In memory of radio / Amiri Baraka -- The missing / Thom Gunn -- Old Ironsides / Oliver Wendell Holmes -- Psalm 8 -- Reactionary essary on applied science / Phyllis McGinley -- Sonnet 19 / William Shakespeare -- Saint Francis and the sow / Galway Kinnell -- "Trouble with math in a one-room country school" / Jane Kenyon -- War is kind / Stephen Crane
  • v. 10 Alabama / Naomi Long Madgett -- Ballad of Orange and Grape / Muriel Rukeyser -- A birthday / Christina Rossetti -- Black zodiac / Charles Wright -- Bustle in a house / Emily Dickinson -- Cremation of Sam McGee / Robert W. Service -- Dear reader / James Tate -- Drifters / Bruce Dawe -- Dulce et decorum est / Wilfred Owen -- A farewell to English / Michael Hartnett -- Funeral blues / W.H. Auden -- Hiding place / Jori Graham -- How we heard the name / Alan Dugan -- Landscape with tractor / Henry Taylor -- Negro speaks of rivers / Langston Hughes -- Out, out / Robert Frost -- Phoenix / Howard Nemerov
  • v. 11 Beowulf / Richard Wilbur -- Chocolates / Louis Simpson -- The Eagle / Alfred, Lord Tennyson -- Go down, Moses / Anonymous -- The hospital window / James Dickey -- Island of the three Marias / Alberto Rios -- Jabberwocky / Lewis Carroll -- The Milkfish gatherers / James Fenton -- A narrow fellow in the grass / Emily Dickinson -- Overture to a dance of locomotives / William Carlos Williams -- Paradoxes and oxymorons / John Ashbery -- To a child running with outstretched arms in Canyon de Chelly / N. Scott Momaday -- Tonight I can write / Pablo Neruda -- A valediction: Forbidding mourning / John Donne -- The war against the trees / Stanley Kunitz -- The weight of sweetness / Li-Young Lee
  • v. 12 Anorexic / Evan Boland -- The Arundel tomb / Philip Larkin -- The base stealer / Robert Francis -- The czar's last christmas letter. A barn in the Urals / Norman Dubie -- Filling stations / Elizabeth Bishop -- Fro Jean Vincent D'abbadie, Baron St. Castin / Alden Nowlan -- A grafted tongue / John Montague -- Having a coke with you / Frank O'Hara -- Hope is a tattered flag / Carl Sandburg -- The lamb / William Blake -- Maggie and Milly and Molly and May / E.E. Cummings -- My mother pieced quilts / Teresa Palomo Acosta -- On freedom's ground / Richard Wilbur -- The rape of the lock / Alexander Pope -- A tall man executes a jig / Irving Layton -- Wilderness gothic / Al Purdy
  • v. 18 60 -- Rabindranath Tagore -- Address to the angels -- Maxine Kumin -- The afterlife -- Billy Collins -- The continuous life -- Mark Strand -- The country without a post office -- Agha Shahid Ali -- The darkling thrush -- Thomas Hardy -- Duration -- Octavio Paz -- The garden shukkei-en -- Carolyn Forche -- The greatest grandeur -- Pattiann Rogers -- The last question -- Dorothy Parker -- Midnight verses -- Anna Akhmatova -- New rule -- Anne Carson -- Song of reasons -- Robert Pinsky -- Spring-watching pavilion -- Ho Xuan Huong -- Temple bells die out -- Matsuo Basho -- To an unknown poet -- Carolyn Kizer
  • v. 19 And what if I spoke of despair -- Ellen Bass -- The boy -- Marilyn Hacker -- Childhood -- Rainer Maria Rilke -- The cinnamon peeler -- Michael Ondaatje -- The city limits -- A.R. Ammons -- His speed and strength -- Alicia Ostriker -- Ithaka -- C.P. Cavafy -- Once again I prove the theory of relativity -- Sandra Cisneros -- On location in the Loire Valley -- Diane Ackerman -- Ordinary words -- Ruth Stone -- Perfect light -- Ted Hughes -- Proem -- Alfred, Lord Tennyson -- Seven seeds -- Jill Bialosky -- Social life -- Tony Hoagland -- somewhere i have never travelled, gladly beyond -- e.e. cummings -- True night -- Gary Snyder
  • v. 20 Air for Mercury by Brenda Hillman. -- The Alchemy of Day by Anne Hebert. --- But Perhaps God needs the longing by Nelly Sachs. -- Drinking alone beneath the moon by Li Po. -- Gacela of the dark death by Federico Garcia Lorca. -- the God who loves you by Carl Dennis. -- Hymn to Aphrodite by Sappho. -- In particular by Elena Karina Byme. -- Memoir by Mona Van Duyn. -- Moreover, the moon by Mina Loy. -- Ode to a drum by Yusef Komunyakaa. -- Paradiso by Kenneth Koch. -- A thirst against by Linda Gregg. -- Two poems for T. by Cesare Pavese. -- Vairations on nothing by Giuseppe Ungaretti. -- The waste land by T.S. Eliot
  • v. 21 Accounting -- Claribel Alegria -- Answer to Letters -- Tomas Transtromer -- Fading light -- Robert Creeley -- Ghazal -- Elizabeth Spires -- Hymn to beauty -- Charles Baudelaire -- Late and deep -- Paul Celan -- Maternity -- Anna Swir -- Memory -- Sarah Arvio -- Morning walk -- Claire Malroux -- Rapture -- Joelle Biele -- A rebirth -- Faroogh Farrokhzaad -- The reverse side -- Stephen Dunn -- Station -- Eamon Grennan -- Ten years after your deliberate drowning -- Robin Behn -- While I was gone a war began -- Ana Castillo -- Words for departure -- Louise Bogan
  • v. 22 Apple sauce for Eve -- Marge Piercy -- Death sentences -- Radmila Lazic -- The forest -- Susan Stewart -- If -- Rudyard Kipling -- It's a woman's world -- Eavan Boland -- Metamorphoses -- Ovid -- Omen -- Edward Hirsch -- On the threshold -- Eugenio Montale -- The passionate shepherd to his love -- Christopher Marlowe -- Pineapples and pomegranates -- Paul Muldoon -- t The satyr's heart -- Brigit Pegeen Kelly -- The Toni Morrison dreams -- Elizabeth Alexander -- Trompe l'Oeil -- Mary Jo Salter -- What I would ask my husband's dead father -- Sharon Hashimoto -- When I heard the learn'd astronomer -- Walt Whitman -- Why the classics -- Zbigniew Herbert
  • v. 23 Allegory -- Mary Jo Bang -- All it takes -- Carl Phillips -- The art of the novel -- Natasha Saj02233}0-- Aurora Leigh -- Elizabeth Barrett Browning -- The crime was in Granada -- Antonio Machado -- An elementary school classroom in a slum -- Stephen Spender -- Fiddler crab -- Josephine Jacobsen -- It's like this -- Stephen Dobyns -- Lake -- Rosanna Warren -- Lepidopterology -- Jesper Svenbro -- Lost in translation -- James Merrill -- The nerve -- Glyn Maxwell -- Pine -- Kimiko Hahn -- Practice -- Ellen Bryant Voigt -- September -- Joanne Kyger -- Song: to Celia -- Ben Jonson
  • v. 24 All I was doing was breathing -- Mirabai -- Always -- Guillaume Apollinaire -- At the cancer clinic -- Ted Kooser -- The Chambered Nautilus -- Oliver Wendell Holmes -- For the sake of strangers -- Dorianne Laux -- Kindness -- Naomi Shihab Nye -- The litany -- Dana Gioia -- Monologue for an onion -- Sue (Suji) Kwock Kim -- Not like a cypress -- Yehuda Amichai -- One is one -- Marie Ponsot -- Our side -- Carol Muske-Dukes -- A poison tree -- William Blake -- Portrait of a couple at century's end -- Sherod Santos -- The room -- Conrad Aiken -- Seeing you -- Jean Valentine -- Three to's and an oi -- Heather McHugh
  • v. 25 Art thou the thing I wanted -- Alice Fulton -- Bonnard's garden -- Rick Barot -- Chorale -- Kevin Young -- The cossacks -- Linda Pastan -- Daughter-Mother-Maya-Seeta -- Reetika Vazirani -- Hum -- Ann Lauterbach -- Knowledge -- Kim Addonizio -- The legend -- Garrett Hongo -- Originally -- Carol Ann Duffy -- Rent -- Jane Cooper -- The river mumma wants out -- Lorna Goodison -- Self-portrait -- Adam Zagajewski -- Supernatural love -- Gjertrud Schnackenberg -- View -- Marvin Bell -- Virtue -- George Herbert -- Whoso list to hunt -- Thomas Wyatt
  • v. 29 America, America -- Saadi Youssef -- An attempt at jealousy -- Marina Tsvetaeva -- Babii Yar -- Yevgeny Yevtushenko -- Diving into the wreck -- Adrienne Rich -- From the rising of the sun -- Czeslaw Milosz -- Heart's needle -- W.D. Snodgrass -- Homage to my hips -- Lucille Clifton -- Howl -- Allen Ginsberg -- Love calls us to the things of this world -- Richard Wilbur -- Native guard -- Natasha Trethewey -- The night piece: to Julia -- Robert Herrick -- On being brought from Africa to America -- Phillis Wheatley -- Pantoun for Chinese women -- Shirley Geok-lin Lim -- Poem in which my legs are accepted -- Kathleen Fraser -- St. Roach -- Muriel Rukeyser -- When we two parted -- Lord George Gordon Byron
  • v. 26 After Raphael -- Lucie Brock-Broido -- Another night in the ruins -- Galway Kinnell -- An anthem -- Sonia Sanchez -- The black heralds -- Cesar Vallejo -- Curse -- Frank Bidart -- I, I, I -- Hayden Carruth -- Mastectomy -- Alicia Ostriker -- One of the smallest -- Gerald Stern -- Pied beauty -- Gerard Manley Hopkins -- Russian letter -- John Yau -- Sentimental education -- Mary Ruefle -- Walk your body down -- J.T. Barbarese -- The war correspondent -- Ciaran Carson -- What the poets could have been -- Julianna Baggott -- Witness -- Liz Waldner
  • v. 27 Archaic torso of Apollo -- Rainer Maria Rilke -- Borges and I -- Jorge Luis Borges -- Conversation with a stone -- Wislawa Szymborska -- Dream song 29 -- John Berryman -- Goblin market -- Christina Rossetti -- Iola, Kansas -- Amy Clampitt -- The man-moth -- Elizabeth Bishop -- My grandmother's plot in the family cemetary -- Claudia Emerson -- Ozymandias -- Percy Bysshe Shelley -- Requiem -- Anna Akhmatova -- A satirical elegy on the death of a late famous general -- Jonathan Swift -- September 1, 1939 -- W.H. Auden -- Telephone conversation -- Wole Soyinka -- Waterfalls in a bank -- A.K. Ramanujan -- Yet we insist that life is full of happy chance -- Lyn Hejinian
  • v. 28 Blighters / Siegfried Sassoon -- The bronze horseman / Alexander Pushkin -- Christ climbed down / Lawrence Ferlinghetti -- Daddy / Sylvia Plath -- The drunken boat / Arthur Rimbaud -- Ego-tripping / Nikki Giovanni -- The heights of Macchu Picchu / Pablo Neruda -- How I got that name / Marilyn Chin -- I died for beauty / Emily Dickinson -- Sea rose / H.D. -- Self-portrait in a convex mirror / John Ashbery -- The tragedy of the leaves / Charles Bukowski -- The wings / Mark Doty -- The women who loved Elvis all their lives / Fleda Brown
  • v. 30 Anyone lived in a pretty how town -- e. e. cummings -- The centaur -- May Swenson -- Follower -- Seamus Heaney -- Freeway 280 -- Lorna Dee Cervantes -- Good night, Willie Lee, I'll see you in the morning -- Alice Walker -- I, too -- Langston Hughes -- A nocturnal reverie -- Anne Finch -- Oranges -- Gary Soto -- The peace of wild things -- Wendell Berry -- Slam, dunk, & hook -- Yusef Komunyakaa -- Sunstone -- Octavio Paz -- The taxi -- Amy Lowell -- Thanatopsis -- William Cullen Bryant -- The walrus and the carpenter -- Lewis Carroll -- Ye goatherd gods -- Sir Philip Sidney -- Young -- Anne Sexton
  • v. 31 An ancient gesture / by Edna St. Vincent Millay -- The black snake / by Mary Oliver -- The fish / by Elizabeth Bishop -- Fragment 2 / by Sappho -- The hippopotamus / by Ogden Nash -- Huswifery / by Edward Taylor -- Lament for Ignacio Sanchez Mejias / by Federico Garcia Lorca -- Lineage / by Margaret Walker -- Losses / by Randall Jarrell -- A noiseless patient spider / by Walt Whitman -- Outside history / by Eavan Boland -- Runagate runagate / by Robert Hayden -- Some people like poetry / by Wislawa Szymborska -- Storm ending / by Jean Toomer -- A tree telling of Orpheus / by Denise Levertov -- The wreck of the Hesperus / by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • v. 32 After apple picking / Robert Frost -- A Black man talks of reaping / Arna Bontemps -- Everything is plundered / Anna Akhmatova -- The explorer / Gwendolyn Brooks -- Grudnow / Linda Pastan -- Hanging fire / Audre Lorde -- The horses / Ted Hughes -- In response to Executive Order 9066 : all Americans of Japanese descent must report to relocation centers / Dwight Okita -- Jade flower palace / Tu Fu -- On the grasshopper and the cricket / John Keats -- Remember / Joy Harjo -- Sonnet 75 / Edmund Spenser -- Success is counted sweetest / Emily Dickinson -- To a sky-lark / Percy Bysshe Shelley -- To be of use / Marge Piercy -- To Lucasta, going to the wars / Richard Lovelace
  • v. 39 Corinna's going a-maying / by Robert Herrick -- Domestic violence / by Eavan Boland -- Exile / by Julia Alvarez -- flounder / by Natasha Trethewey -- Frost at midnight / by Samuel Taylor Coleridge -- Ghost of a chance / by Adrienne Rich -- Let evening come / by Jane Kenyon -- The listeners / by Walter de la Mare -- Miracles / by Walt Whitman -- The powwow at the end of the world / by Sherman Alexie -- Sea canes / by Derek Walcott -- Seven laments for the war-dead / by Yehuda Amichai -- Song for the last act / by Louise Bogan -- Syrinx / by Amy Clampitt -- Thoughts of hanoi / by Nguyen Thi Vinh -- The tide, rises, the tide, falls / by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • v. 36 All shall be restored / by Kay Ryan -- Birdfoot's grampa / by Joseph Bruchac -- Hawthorne / by Robert Lowell -- An hymn to the evening / by Phillis Wheatley -- I am not one of those who left the land / by Anna Akhmatova -- I built my hut beside a traveled road / by T'ao Ch'ien -- The idea of ancestry / by Etheridge Knight -- Moon rondeau / by Carl Sandburg -- Prayer to the masks / by Leopold Sedar Senghor -- Prodigy / by Charles Simic -- Self in 1959 / by Anne Sexton -- Snow-bound / by John Greenleaf Whitier -- Song to the men of england / by Percy Bysshe Shelley -- To autumn / by John Keats -- What I expected / by Stephen spender -- When in rome / by Mari Evans
  • v. 33 Classic ballroom dances / by Charles Simic -- Elena / by Pat Mora -- Fully empowered / by Pablo Neruda -- The hollow men / by T.S. Eliot -- I wandered lonely as a cloud / by William Wordsworth -- Jazz fantasia / by Carl Sandburg -- The lotus flowers / by Ellen Bryant Voigt -- Mushrooms / by Sylvia Plath -- The old stoic / by Emily Bronte -- On my first son / by Ben Jonson -- Shoulders / by Naomi Shihab Nye -- Sympathy / by Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Two eclipses / by Shmuel HaNagid -- Upon the burning of our house, July 10th, 1666 / by Anne Bradstreet -- What for / by Garrett Kaoru Hongo -- Woman work / by Maya Angelou
  • v. 34 Autobiographia literaria / by Frank O'Hara -- The bridegroom / by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin -- Conscientious objector / by Edna St. Vincent Millay -- The fly / by William Blake -- Grandmother / by Valzhyna Mort -- Midsummer, Tobago / by Derek Walcott -- My mother combs my hair / by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni -- Possibilities / by Wislawa Szymborska -- Since feeling is first / by E.E. Cummings -- The snow-storm / by Ralph Waldo Emerson -- The stolen child / by William Butler Yeats -- This is just to say / by William Carlos Williams -- To Althea, from prison / by Richard Lovelace -- Up-hill / by Christina Georgina Rossetti -- The waking / by Theodore Roethke -- Women / by Alice Walker
  • v. 35 Acquainted with the night / by Robert Frost -- Blackberry eating / by Galway Kinnell -- Childe Harold's pilgrimage / by Lord Byron -- The dead / by Susan Mitchell -- I'm nobody! Who are you? / by Emily Dickinson -- In music / by Czeslaw Milosz -- Miniver Cheevy / by Edwin Arlington Robinson -- Odysseus to Telemachus / by Joseph Brodsky -- Of modern poetry / by Wallace Stevens -- River of August / by Pak Tu-Jin -- Seven ages of man / by William Shakespeare -- Song / by John Donne -- Sonnet LXXXIX / by Pablo Neruda -- Uncoiling / by Pat Mora -- Winter / by Nikki Giovanni -- Words are the diminution of all things / by Charles Penzel Wright
  • v. 37 Anthem for doomed youth / by Wilfred Owen -- Camouflaging the chimera / by Yusef Komunyakaa -- A description of the morning / by Jonathan Swift -- Fear / by Gabriela Mistral -- The gift / by Li-Young Lee -- Grape serbet / by Rita Dove -- The latin deli: an ars poetica / by Judith Ortiz Cofer -- The lorelei / by Heinrich Heine -- Lucinda matlock / by Edgar Lee Masters -- Most satisfied by snow / by Diana Chang -- Mushrooms / by Margaret Atwood -- The new colosus / by Emma Lazarus -- A simile / by N. Scott Momaday -- Two people I want to be like / by Eve Merriam -- When I consider (sonnet XIX) / by John Milton -- The world as will and representation / by Robert Hass
  • V. 38 400 meter freestyle / by Maxine Kumin -- All / by Bei Dao -- Table for when there's no way out / by May Swenson -- Fragment 16 / by Sappho -- The guitar / by Frederico Garcia Lorca -- Invitation to the voyage / by Charles Baudelaire -- Letter to my wife / by Nazim Hikmet -- Marriage / by Marianne Moore -- Poem (lana turner has collapsed) / by Frank O'Hara -- Pride/ by Dahlia Ravikovitch -- Stanza LXXXIII / by Gertrude Stein -- Still I rise / by Maya Angelou -- A storm in the mountains / by Alexander Solzhenitsyn -- Two bodies / by Octavio Paz -- The weary blues / by Langston Hughes -- The world is too much with us / by William Wadsworth
  • v. 40 Another feeling / by Ruth Stone -- Civilian and soldier / by Wole Soyinka -- Defining the grateful gesture / by Yvonne Sapia -- for the young who want to / by Marge Piercy -- I am learning to abandon the world / by Linda Pastan -- In just / by E.E. Cummings -- The journey / by Mary Oliver -- Legal alien / by Pat Mora -- London / by William Blake -- Loveliest of the trees, the cherry now / by Alfred Edward Housman -- The moon at the fortified pass / by Li Po -- The mother / by Gwendolyn Brooks -- Night Journey / by Theorore Roethke -- Spring and fall: to a young girl / by Gerard Manley Hopkins -- We wear the mask / by Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Who understands me, but me / by Jimmy Santiago Baca
  • v. 50 Alone in the woods / by Stevie Smith -- America / by Gertrude Stein -- Bocas : a daughter's geography / by Ntozake Shange -- Catch / by Robert Francis -- Dog's death / by John Updike -- Dreams / by Langston Hughes -- Fog / by Carl Sandburg -- I am / by John Clare -- If we must die / by Claude McKay -- Introduction to poetry / by Billy Collins -- Japanese-American farmhouse, California, 1942 / by Sharon Olds -- My heart is heavy / by Sara Teasdale -- Romance Sonambulo / by Federico Garcia Lorca -- Snapping beans / by Lisa Parker -- Taking leave of a friend / by Li Po -- The tall figures of Giacometti / by May Swenson
  • v. 44 Crossing the bar / by Alfred Lord Tennyson -- Dry your tears, Africa! / by Bernard Dadie' --Fragment 34 / by Sappho -- Grace / by Joy Harjo -- How soon hath time, the subtle thief of youth (Sonnet 7) / by John Milton -- Nocturne / by Tomas Transtromer --One art / by Elizabeth Bishop -- Perceval, the story of the Grail / by Chretien de Troyes --Poem about people / by Robert Pinsky -- Salutation / by Ezra Pound --The slave mother / by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper -- Try to praise the mutilated world / by Adam Zagejewski --Voronezh / by Anna Akhamatova --Welcome to Hiroshima / by Mary Jo Salter -- The white city / by Claude McKay -- Woman's work / by Julia Alvarez
  • v. 41 Anecdote of the jar / by Wallace Stevens -- The canonization / by John Donne -- Cinderella / by Anne Sexton -- Constantly risking absurdity / by Lawrence Ferlinghetti -- The cucumber / by Nazim Hikmet -- A display of mackerel / by Mark Doty -- The end and the beginning / by Wislawa Szymborska -- The floral apron / by Marilyn Chin -- The forge / by Seamus Heaney -- Home burial / by Robert Frost -- I, being born a woman and distressed (sonnet XVIII) / by Edna St. Vincent Millay -- In the inner city / by Lucille Clifton -- Love among the ruins / by Robert Browning -- New world / by N. Scott Momanday -- United fruit co. / by Pablo Neruda -- What are friends for / by Rosellen Brown
  • v. 42 All things considered / by Naomi Shihab Nye -- Aubade / by Philip Larking -- The author or her book / by Anne Bradstreet -- The convergence of the twain / by Thomas Hardy -- A dream within a dream / by Edgar Allan Poe -- The history teacher / by Billy Collins -- Incident / by Countee Cullen -- Lilacs / by Amy Lowell -- Phenomenal woman / by Maya Angelou -- Recessional / by Rudyard Kipling -- Serene words / by Gabriela Mistral -- Rime 140 / by Francesco Petrarch -- Tell all the truth but tell it slant / by Emily Dickinson -- What were they like? / by Denise Levertov -- The wild swans at coole / by William Butler Yeats -- The world is not a pleasant place to be / by Nikki Giovanni
  • v. 47 Africa / by Maya Angelou -- The ball poem / by John Berryman -- Curiosity / by Alastair Reid -- Daily / by Naomi Shihab Nye -- The emigrant Irish / by Eavan Boland -- Hatred / by Wislawa Szymborska -- Her kind / by Anne Sexton -- I taste a liquor never brewed / by Emily Dickinson -- Maestro / by Pat Mora -- Ode to my socks / by Pablo Neruda -- Once by the Pacific / by Robert Frost -- The sick rose / by William Blake -- Silence / by Marianne Moore -- The sun rising / by John Donne -- To a mouse, on turning her up in her nest, with the plough, November, 1785 / Robert Burns -- Who are you, little I / E. E. Cummings
  • v. 43 And your soul shall dance / by Garrett Hongo -- The colonel / by Carolyn Forche -- Easter wings / by George Herbert -- The great figure / by William Carlos Williams -- Hope / by Ariel Dorfman -- Indian boarding school: the runaways / by Louise Erdich -- Inside out / by Diane Wakoski -- Invictus / by William Ernest Henley -- Morning song / by Sylvia Plath -- My father as a guitar / by Martin Espada -- Reapers / by Jean Toomer -- Remembrance / by Emily Bronte -- Sonnet 106 ("when in the chronicle of wasted time") / by William Shakespeare -- Vicarious love / by Juana Ines de la Cruz -- The youngest daughter / by Cathy Song
  • v. 45 Against love poetry / by Eavan Boland -- Balndeur / Kay Ryan -- Defending walt whitman / by Sherman Alexie -- The esquimos have no word for "war" / by Mary Oliver -- Half-hanged mary / by Margaret Atwood -- In the orchard / by Henrik Ibsen -- Let america be america again / by Langston Hughes -- Meeting at night / by Robert Browning -- Midcentury love letter / by Phyllis McGinley -- Peace / by Rupert Brooke -- Question / by May Swenson -- Sounds and sense / by Alexander Pope -- A story / by Li-Young Lee -- To the ladies / by Mary Chudleigh -- What lips my lips have kissed / by Edna St. Vincent Millay -- The whipping / by Robert Hayden
  • v. 46 Against love / by Katherine Philips -- Ah mah / by Shirley Geok-lin Lim -- The boy / by Marie Howe -- If I could tell you / by W.H. Auden -- If thou must love me / by Elizabeth Barrett Browning -- My father in the navy / by Judith Ortiz Cofer -- Nurture / by Maxine Kumin -- Out of the cradle endlessly rocking / by Walt Whitman -- Primer for blacks / by Gwendolyn Brooks -- Problems with hurricanes / by Victor Hernandez Cruz -- Snowmen / by Agha Shahid Ali -- Song (why so pale and wan?) / by Sir John Suckling -- Speaking / by Simon J. Ortiz -- The street / by Octavio Paz -- To a daughter leaving home / by Linda Pastan -- Voyages I / by Hart Crane
  • v. 51 The bluebird / by Charles Bukowski -- A chinese banquet / by Kitty Tsui -- The cord / by Leanne O'Sullivan -- Defeat / by Kahlil Gibran -- Dejection : an ode / by Samuel Taylor Coleridge -- First thought / by Lorna Dee Cervantes -- Hattie McDaniel arrives at the Coconut Grove / by Rita Dove -- He wishes for the cloths of heaven / by William Butler Yeats -- A jewish cemetery in Germany / by Yehuda Amichai -- Let me die a youman's death / by Roger McGough -- Love and friendship / by Emily Bronte -- The night game / by Robert A. Pinsky -- Numbers / by Mary Cornish -- The summer I was sixteen / by Geraldine Connolly -- What are big girls made of? / by Marge Piercy -- When lilacs last in the dooryard bloom'd / by Walt Whitman
  • v. 48 Back when all was continuous chuckles / by Colette Inez -- A beautiful girl combs her hair / Li Ho -- City of dreams / by Diane Ackerman -- Counting the mad / by Donald Justice -- Earth tremors felt in Missouri / by Mona Van Duyn -- The erlking / Johann Wolfgang von Goethe -- Guide to the other gallery / by Dana Gioia -- The guitarist tunes up / by Frances Cornford -- Jamaica 1980 / Lorna Goodison -- The panther / by Rainer Maria Rilke -- Silver / by A. R. Ammons -- Snapshots of a daughter-in-law / by Adrienne Rich -- Song / by H.D. -- To my brother Miguel / Cesar Vallejo -- Where mountain lion lay down with deer / Leslie Marmon Silko -- Yet do I marvel / by Countee Cullen
  • v. 49 Adlestrop / by Edward Thomas -- Annunciation overheard from the kitchen / by Mary Szybist -- Carmel point / by Robinson Jeffers -- Coal / by Audre Lorde -- The emperor of ice-cream / by Wallace Stevens -- Fable / by Octavio Paz -- A felicitous life / by Czeslaw Milosz -- A golden day / by Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Ground swell / by Mark Jarman -- Lady Lazarus / by Sylvia Plath -- Nighttime fires / Regina Barreca -- On passing thru Morgantown, PA. / by Sonia Sanchez -- Recuerdo / by Edna St. Vincent Millay -- Snakes / by A. K. Ramanujan -- Solitude / by Ella Wheeler Wilcox -- You and I / by Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi
  • v.52 The answer / by Bei Dao -- The children's hour / by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow -- Enlightenment / by Natasha Trethewey -- Heaven / by Cathy Song -- He seems to be a god / by Sappho -- Identity card / by Mahmoud Darwish -- Loose woman / by Sandra Cisneros -- Mid-term break / by Seamus Heaney -- Nebraska / by Jack Kerouac -- Poem / by Muriel Rukeyser -- Reading aloud to my father / by Jane Kenyon -- Saturday at the canal / by Gary Soto -- Sonnet 60 / by William Shakespeare -- So, we'll go no more a roving / by Lord Byron -- They called them "blue" / by Katia Kapovich -- To the sun / by Ingeborg Bachmann
  • v.53 Alive together / by Lisel Mueller -- Alone / by Maya Angelou -- Axe handles / by Gary Snyder -- The changing light / by Lawrence Ferlinghetti -- The delight song of Tsoai-Talee / by N. Scott Momaday -- En route to Bangladesh, another crisis of faith / by Tarfia Faizullah -- I like to see it lap the miles / by Emily Dickinson -- I'm alive, I believe in everything / by Lesley Choyce -- Love's growth / by John Donne -- Please fire me / by Deborah Garrison -- The pomegranate and the big crowd / by Alberto Rios -- Punishment in kindergarten / by Kamala Das -- Sadie and Maud / by Gwendolyn Brooks -- Speeches for Dr Frankenstein / by Margaret Atwood -- Urban renewal : XVIII / by Major Jackson -- Yesterday / by W. S. Merwin
  • v.54 Be nobody's darling / by Alice Walker -- Democracy / by Langston Hughes -- The female seer will burn upon this pyre / by Elizabeth Alexander -- Fundamentalism / by Naomi Shihab Nye -- Good times / by Lucille Clifton -- I am offering this poem / by Jimmy Santiago Baca -- If you forget me / by Pablo Neruda -- In my craft or sullen art / by Dylan Thomas -- Lift every voice and sing / by James Weldon Johnson -- Lunar baedeker / by Mina Loy -- Matriot acts, act I [history of mankind] / by Anne Waldman -- O the chimneys / by Nelly Sachs -- Postcard from Kashmir / by Agha Shahid Ali -- Song / by Christina Rossetti -- The tables turned / by William Wordsworth -- Whispers of immortality / by T. S. Eliot
  • v.55 Alone / by Edgar Allan Poe -- At the San Francisco airport / by Yvor Winters -- Blackberries / by Yusef Komunyakaa -- Bury me in a free land / by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper -- The fence / by Saadi Youssef -- I am not I / by Juan Ramon Jimenez -- Incident / by Amiri Baraka -- In the bazaars of Hyderabad / by Sarojini Naidu -- Love song / by Dorothy Parker -- Southern cop / by Sterling Brown -- Sure you can ask me a personal question / by Diane Burns -- Unbidden / by Rae Armantrout -- Valentine / by Carol Ann Duffy -- The walk / by Thomas Hardy -- When I was growing up / by Nellie Wong -- Yellow light / by Garrett Hongo
  • v.56 Alzheimer's / by Kelly Cherry -- Blonde white women / by Paticia Smith -- The broken tower / by Hart Crane -- The concrete river / by Luis J. Rodriguez -- Eagle poem / by Joy Harjo -- For a daughter who leaves / Janice Mirikitani -- Indigo / by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni -- Inner tube / by Michael Ondaatje -- Patterns / by Amy Lowell -- Persimmons / by Li-Young Lee -- Rite of passage / by Sharon Olds -- The ruined maid / by Thomas Hardy -- They flee from me / by Thomas Wyatt -- A total sranger one black day / by E.E. Cummings -- To the lady / by Mitsuye Yamada -- Woodchucks / by Maxine Kumin
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Contents
  • v. 1. The charge of the Light Brigade -- The creation -- The destruction of Sennacherib -- Do not go gentle into that good night -- Harlem -- An Irish airman foresees his death -- a -- The love song of J. Alfred Prufrock -- Mirror -- Miss Rosie -- Musaee des beaux arts -- My last duchess -- Ode on a Grecian urn -- The raven -- The red wheelbarrow -- The sonnet-ballad -- Sonnet 130 -- The soul selects her own society -- Stopping by woods on a snowy evening -- Swing low sweet chariot -- This life -- Those winter Sundays
  • v. 3. Any human to another -- A piaed -- Auto wreck -- The bells -- Chicago -- The courage that my mother had -- Fern Hill -- High windows -- Hope is the thing with feathers -- Hurt hawks / Robinson Jeffers -- I hear America singing -- The man he killed -- Mother to son -- My papa'a waltz -- Nothing gold can stay -- Not waving but drowning -- Ode to a nightingale -- old age sticks -- [On his blindness] Sonnet 16 -- On the pulse of morning -- Sonnet 116 -- The unknown citizen
  • v. 2. Angle of geese -- The bean eaters -- Because I could not stop for death -- The death of the ball turret gunner -- Dover Beach -- Falling upon earth -- Fifteen -- Harlem hopscotch -- Holy Sonnet 10 -- In a station of the metro -- Midnight -- O captain! My captain! -- Ode to the west wind -- Paul Revere's ride -- The road not taken -- Sailing to Byzantium -- Sonnet 18 -- Sonnet 43 -- Tintern Abbey -- The tyger -- Ulysses -- When I have fears that I may cease to be
  • v. 5. Ars poetica -- Ballad of Birmingham -- Birch canoe -- Cargoes -- Casey at the bat -- Digging -- Easter 1916 -- Facing it -- The gold lily -- I heard a fly buzz -- when I died -- In Flanders fields -- Kubla Khan -- Lament for the Dorsets -- Leviathan -- Lost sister -- Mending wall -- Sonnet 55 -- A supermarket in California -- To his coy mistress
  • v. 6 Beware: do not read this poem -- Brazil, January 1, 1502 -- Come with me -- Cool tombs -- A far cry from Africa -- The heaven of animals -- Helen -- Lord Randal -- "More light! More light!" -- Onomatopoeia -- Piano -- The Quaker graveyard in Nantucket -- Queen-Ann's-lace -- Theme for English B -- There's a certain slant of light -- To my dear and loving husband -- We real cool -- The wood-pile
  • v. 4. Ah, are you digging on my grave? -- As I walked out one evening -- Concord hymn -- The death of the hired man -- Hawk roosting -- The highwayman -- Hunger in New York City -- Oysters -- Psalm 23 -- Richord Cory -- The rime of the ancient mariner -- Shine, perishing republic -- Sir Patrick Spens -- Sonnet 30 -- Strong men, riding horses -- Tears, idle tears -- This is my letter to the world -- Toads -- The tropics in New York -- When I was one-and-twenty
  • v. 7 American poetry / Louis Simpson -- Barbara Allan / Anonymous -- A blessing / James Wright -- Butcher shop / Charles Simic -- Fire and ice / Robert Frost -- For the union dead / Robert Lowell -- In the land of Shinar / Denise Levertov -- Inventors / Michael Blumenthal -- Journey of the Magi / T.S. Eliot -- A Martian sends a postcard home / Craig Raine -- Meeting the British / Paul Muldoon -- The moon glows the same / Matsuo Basho -- A psalm of life / Henry Wadsworth -- The second coming / William Butler Yeats -- Siren song / Margaret Atwood -- Small town with one road / Gary Soto -- The soldier / Rupert Brooke -- To an athlete dying young / A.E. Housman
  • v. 13 An African elegy -- Robert Duncan -- Birches -- Robert Frost -- Blood oranges -- Lisel Mueller -- Cavalry crossing a ford -- Walt Whitman -- The conquerors -- Phyllis McGinley -- Darwin in 1881 -- Gjertrud Schnackenberg -- Daylights -- Rosanna Warren -- For the White poets who would be Indian -- Wendy Rose -- I felt a funeral, in my brain -- Emily Dickinson -- i was sitting in mcsorley's -- e. e. cummings -- The idea of order at Key West -- Wallace Stevens -- Leda and the swan -- William Butler Yeats -- The song of the smoke -- W.E.B. Du Bois -- To his excellency General Washington -- Phillis Wheatley -- To the virgins, to make much of time -- Robert Herrick -- We live by what we see at night -- Martin Espada
  • v. 14 Bidwell ghost -- Louise Erdrich -- The Canterbury tales -- Geoffrey Chaucer -- Climbing -- Lucille Clifton -- Courage -- Anne Sexton -- Deep woods -- Howard Nemerov -- Elegy for my father, who is not dead -- Andrew Hudgins -- The fish -- Marianne Moore -- Incident in a rose garden -- Donald Justice -- In the suburbs -- Louis Simpson -- Kilroy -- Peter Viereck -- Last request -- Joel Brouwer -- The nymph's reply to the shepherd -- Sir Walter Raleigh -- Remember -- Christina Rossetti -- She walks in beauty -- Lord Byron -- Song of the Chattahoochee -- Sidney Lanier -- There will come soft rains -- Sara Teasdale
  • v. 15 Anniversary / Jo Harjo -- Astonishment / Wislawa Szymborska -- Blackberrying / Sylvia Plath -- Dream variations / Langston Hughes -- For a new citizen of these United States / Li-Young Lee -- Geometry / Rita Dove -- The horizons of rooms / W.S. Merwin -- The Lady of Shalott / Alfred Lord Tennyson -- The Lake Isle of Innisfree / Willima Butler Yeats -- The mystery / Louise Gluck -- Porphyria's lover / Robert Browning -- Rusted legacy / Adrienne Rich -- Smart and final Iris / James Tate -- What belongs to us / Marie Howe -- Wild geese / Mary Oliver
  • v. 16 Business -- Victor Hernandez Cruz -- Colibri -- Martin Espada -- Hugh Selwyn Mauberley -- Ezra Pound -- I stop writing the poem -- Tess Gallagher -- Merlin enthralled -- Richard Wilbur -- Much madness is divinest sense -- Emily Dickinson -- My father's song -- Simon Ortiz -- Reunions with a ghost -- Ai -- Song of a citizen -- Czeslaw Milosz -- Sonnet XXIX -- Elizabeth Barrett Browning -- Southbound on the freeway -- May Swenson -- Story from bear country -- Leslie Marmon Silko -- Sunday morning -- Wallace Stevens -- Three times my life has opened -- Jane Hirshfield -- Ways to live -- William Stafford -- What my child learns of the sea -- Audre Lorde
  • v. 17 The arsenal at Springfield -- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow -- La belle dame sans merci -- John Keats -- The blue rim of memory -- Denise Levertov -- The cobweb -- Raymond Carver -- Driving to town late to mail a letter -- Robert Bly -- Early in the morning -- Li-Young Lee -- For Jennifer, 6, on the Teton -- Richard Hugo -- Having it out with melancholy -- Jane Kenyon -- I go back to May 1937 -- Sharon Olds -- Knoxville, Tennessee -- Nikki Giovanni -- Mind -- Jorie Graham -- On his having arrived at the age of twenty-three -- John Milton -- Poetry -- Marianne Moore -- The Rhodora -- Ralph Waldo Emerson -- The singer's house -- Seamus Heaney -- Wild swans -- Edna St. Vincent Millay
  • v. 8 At the bomb testing site / William Stafford -- Autumn begins in Martins Ferry, Ohio / James Wright -- Bedtime story / George MacBeth -- Beware of ruins / A.D. Hope -- The Constellation Orion / Ted Kooser -- A drink of water / Seamus Heaney -- Drought year / Judith Wright -- Ethics / Linda Pastan -- The force that through the green fuse drives the flower / Dylan Thomas -- Music lessons / Mary Oliver -- My life closed twice before its close / Emily Dickinson -- Names of horses / Donald Hall -- A red, red rose / Robert Burns -- The river-merchant's wife: A letter / Pound Ezra -- The seafarer / Anonymous -- Sonnet 29 / William Shakespeare -- Starlight / Philip Levine -- To a sad daughter / Michael Ondaatje -- Vancouver lights / Earle Birney -- Why I am not a painter / Frank O'Hara
  • v. 9 Anasazi / Gary Snyder -- Annabel Lee / Edgar Allan Poe -- Barbie Doll / Marge Piercy -- Bright star! Would I were steadfast as thou art / John Keats -- Eating poetry / Mark Strand -- Elegy written in a country churchyard / Thomas Gray -- The exhibit / Lisel Mueller -- For an Assyrian frieze / Peter Viereck -- Four mountain wolves / Leslie Marmon Silko -- In memory of radio / Amiri Baraka -- The missing / Thom Gunn -- Old Ironsides / Oliver Wendell Holmes -- Psalm 8 -- Reactionary essary on applied science / Phyllis McGinley -- Sonnet 19 / William Shakespeare -- Saint Francis and the sow / Galway Kinnell -- "Trouble with math in a one-room country school" / Jane Kenyon -- War is kind / Stephen Crane
  • v. 10 Alabama / Naomi Long Madgett -- Ballad of Orange and Grape / Muriel Rukeyser -- A birthday / Christina Rossetti -- Black zodiac / Charles Wright -- Bustle in a house / Emily Dickinson -- Cremation of Sam McGee / Robert W. Service -- Dear reader / James Tate -- Drifters / Bruce Dawe -- Dulce et decorum est / Wilfred Owen -- A farewell to English / Michael Hartnett -- Funeral blues / W.H. Auden -- Hiding place / Jori Graham -- How we heard the name / Alan Dugan -- Landscape with tractor / Henry Taylor -- Negro speaks of rivers / Langston Hughes -- Out, out / Robert Frost -- Phoenix / Howard Nemerov
  • v. 11 Beowulf / Richard Wilbur -- Chocolates / Louis Simpson -- The Eagle / Alfred, Lord Tennyson -- Go down, Moses / Anonymous -- The hospital window / James Dickey -- Island of the three Marias / Alberto Rios -- Jabberwocky / Lewis Carroll -- The Milkfish gatherers / James Fenton -- A narrow fellow in the grass / Emily Dickinson -- Overture to a dance of locomotives / William Carlos Williams -- Paradoxes and oxymorons / John Ashbery -- To a child running with outstretched arms in Canyon de Chelly / N. Scott Momaday -- Tonight I can write / Pablo Neruda -- A valediction: Forbidding mourning / John Donne -- The war against the trees / Stanley Kunitz -- The weight of sweetness / Li-Young Lee
  • v. 12 Anorexic / Evan Boland -- The Arundel tomb / Philip Larkin -- The base stealer / Robert Francis -- The czar's last christmas letter. A barn in the Urals / Norman Dubie -- Filling stations / Elizabeth Bishop -- Fro Jean Vincent D'abbadie, Baron St. Castin / Alden Nowlan -- A grafted tongue / John Montague -- Having a coke with you / Frank O'Hara -- Hope is a tattered flag / Carl Sandburg -- The lamb / William Blake -- Maggie and Milly and Molly and May / E.E. Cummings -- My mother pieced quilts / Teresa Palomo Acosta -- On freedom's ground / Richard Wilbur -- The rape of the lock / Alexander Pope -- A tall man executes a jig / Irving Layton -- Wilderness gothic / Al Purdy
  • v. 18 60 -- Rabindranath Tagore -- Address to the angels -- Maxine Kumin -- The afterlife -- Billy Collins -- The continuous life -- Mark Strand -- The country without a post office -- Agha Shahid Ali -- The darkling thrush -- Thomas Hardy -- Duration -- Octavio Paz -- The garden shukkei-en -- Carolyn Forche -- The greatest grandeur -- Pattiann Rogers -- The last question -- Dorothy Parker -- Midnight verses -- Anna Akhmatova -- New rule -- Anne Carson -- Song of reasons -- Robert Pinsky -- Spring-watching pavilion -- Ho Xuan Huong -- Temple bells die out -- Matsuo Basho -- To an unknown poet -- Carolyn Kizer
  • v. 19 And what if I spoke of despair -- Ellen Bass -- The boy -- Marilyn Hacker -- Childhood -- Rainer Maria Rilke -- The cinnamon peeler -- Michael Ondaatje -- The city limits -- A.R. Ammons -- His speed and strength -- Alicia Ostriker -- Ithaka -- C.P. Cavafy -- Once again I prove the theory of relativity -- Sandra Cisneros -- On location in the Loire Valley -- Diane Ackerman -- Ordinary words -- Ruth Stone -- Perfect light -- Ted Hughes -- Proem -- Alfred, Lord Tennyson -- Seven seeds -- Jill Bialosky -- Social life -- Tony Hoagland -- somewhere i have never travelled, gladly beyond -- e.e. cummings -- True night -- Gary Snyder
  • v. 20 Air for Mercury by Brenda Hillman. -- The Alchemy of Day by Anne Hebert. --- But Perhaps God needs the longing by Nelly Sachs. -- Drinking alone beneath the moon by Li Po. -- Gacela of the dark death by Federico Garcia Lorca. -- the God who loves you by Carl Dennis. -- Hymn to Aphrodite by Sappho. -- In particular by Elena Karina Byme. -- Memoir by Mona Van Duyn. -- Moreover, the moon by Mina Loy. -- Ode to a drum by Yusef Komunyakaa. -- Paradiso by Kenneth Koch. -- A thirst against by Linda Gregg. -- Two poems for T. by Cesare Pavese. -- Vairations on nothing by Giuseppe Ungaretti. -- The waste land by T.S. Eliot
  • v. 21 Accounting -- Claribel Alegria -- Answer to Letters -- Tomas Transtromer -- Fading light -- Robert Creeley -- Ghazal -- Elizabeth Spires -- Hymn to beauty -- Charles Baudelaire -- Late and deep -- Paul Celan -- Maternity -- Anna Swir -- Memory -- Sarah Arvio -- Morning walk -- Claire Malroux -- Rapture -- Joelle Biele -- A rebirth -- Faroogh Farrokhzaad -- The reverse side -- Stephen Dunn -- Station -- Eamon Grennan -- Ten years after your deliberate drowning -- Robin Behn -- While I was gone a war began -- Ana Castillo -- Words for departure -- Louise Bogan
  • v. 22 Apple sauce for Eve -- Marge Piercy -- Death sentences -- Radmila Lazic -- The forest -- Susan Stewart -- If -- Rudyard Kipling -- It's a woman's world -- Eavan Boland -- Metamorphoses -- Ovid -- Omen -- Edward Hirsch -- On the threshold -- Eugenio Montale -- The passionate shepherd to his love -- Christopher Marlowe -- Pineapples and pomegranates -- Paul Muldoon -- t The satyr's heart -- Brigit Pegeen Kelly -- The Toni Morrison dreams -- Elizabeth Alexander -- Trompe l'Oeil -- Mary Jo Salter -- What I would ask my husband's dead father -- Sharon Hashimoto -- When I heard the learn'd astronomer -- Walt Whitman -- Why the classics -- Zbigniew Herbert
  • v. 23 Allegory -- Mary Jo Bang -- All it takes -- Carl Phillips -- The art of the novel -- Natasha Saj02233}0-- Aurora Leigh -- Elizabeth Barrett Browning -- The crime was in Granada -- Antonio Machado -- An elementary school classroom in a slum -- Stephen Spender -- Fiddler crab -- Josephine Jacobsen -- It's like this -- Stephen Dobyns -- Lake -- Rosanna Warren -- Lepidopterology -- Jesper Svenbro -- Lost in translation -- James Merrill -- The nerve -- Glyn Maxwell -- Pine -- Kimiko Hahn -- Practice -- Ellen Bryant Voigt -- September -- Joanne Kyger -- Song: to Celia -- Ben Jonson
  • v. 24 All I was doing was breathing -- Mirabai -- Always -- Guillaume Apollinaire -- At the cancer clinic -- Ted Kooser -- The Chambered Nautilus -- Oliver Wendell Holmes -- For the sake of strangers -- Dorianne Laux -- Kindness -- Naomi Shihab Nye -- The litany -- Dana Gioia -- Monologue for an onion -- Sue (Suji) Kwock Kim -- Not like a cypress -- Yehuda Amichai -- One is one -- Marie Ponsot -- Our side -- Carol Muske-Dukes -- A poison tree -- William Blake -- Portrait of a couple at century's end -- Sherod Santos -- The room -- Conrad Aiken -- Seeing you -- Jean Valentine -- Three to's and an oi -- Heather McHugh
  • v. 25 Art thou the thing I wanted -- Alice Fulton -- Bonnard's garden -- Rick Barot -- Chorale -- Kevin Young -- The cossacks -- Linda Pastan -- Daughter-Mother-Maya-Seeta -- Reetika Vazirani -- Hum -- Ann Lauterbach -- Knowledge -- Kim Addonizio -- The legend -- Garrett Hongo -- Originally -- Carol Ann Duffy -- Rent -- Jane Cooper -- The river mumma wants out -- Lorna Goodison -- Self-portrait -- Adam Zagajewski -- Supernatural love -- Gjertrud Schnackenberg -- View -- Marvin Bell -- Virtue -- George Herbert -- Whoso list to hunt -- Thomas Wyatt
  • v. 29 America, America -- Saadi Youssef -- An attempt at jealousy -- Marina Tsvetaeva -- Babii Yar -- Yevgeny Yevtushenko -- Diving into the wreck -- Adrienne Rich -- From the rising of the sun -- Czeslaw Milosz -- Heart's needle -- W.D. Snodgrass -- Homage to my hips -- Lucille Clifton -- Howl -- Allen Ginsberg -- Love calls us to the things of this world -- Richard Wilbur -- Native guard -- Natasha Trethewey -- The night piece: to Julia -- Robert Herrick -- On being brought from Africa to America -- Phillis Wheatley -- Pantoun for Chinese women -- Shirley Geok-lin Lim -- Poem in which my legs are accepted -- Kathleen Fraser -- St. Roach -- Muriel Rukeyser -- When we two parted -- Lord George Gordon Byron
  • v. 26 After Raphael -- Lucie Brock-Broido -- Another night in the ruins -- Galway Kinnell -- An anthem -- Sonia Sanchez -- The black heralds -- Cesar Vallejo -- Curse -- Frank Bidart -- I, I, I -- Hayden Carruth -- Mastectomy -- Alicia Ostriker -- One of the smallest -- Gerald Stern -- Pied beauty -- Gerard Manley Hopkins -- Russian letter -- John Yau -- Sentimental education -- Mary Ruefle -- Walk your body down -- J.T. Barbarese -- The war correspondent -- Ciaran Carson -- What the poets could have been -- Julianna Baggott -- Witness -- Liz Waldner
  • v. 27 Archaic torso of Apollo -- Rainer Maria Rilke -- Borges and I -- Jorge Luis Borges -- Conversation with a stone -- Wislawa Szymborska -- Dream song 29 -- John Berryman -- Goblin market -- Christina Rossetti -- Iola, Kansas -- Amy Clampitt -- The man-moth -- Elizabeth Bishop -- My grandmother's plot in the family cemetary -- Claudia Emerson -- Ozymandias -- Percy Bysshe Shelley -- Requiem -- Anna Akhmatova -- A satirical elegy on the death of a late famous general -- Jonathan Swift -- September 1, 1939 -- W.H. Auden -- Telephone conversation -- Wole Soyinka -- Waterfalls in a bank -- A.K. Ramanujan -- Yet we insist that life is full of happy chance -- Lyn Hejinian
  • v. 28 Blighters / Siegfried Sassoon -- The bronze horseman / Alexander Pushkin -- Christ climbed down / Lawrence Ferlinghetti -- Daddy / Sylvia Plath -- The drunken boat / Arthur Rimbaud -- Ego-tripping / Nikki Giovanni -- The heights of Macchu Picchu / Pablo Neruda -- How I got that name / Marilyn Chin -- I died for beauty / Emily Dickinson -- Sea rose / H.D. -- Self-portrait in a convex mirror / John Ashbery -- The tragedy of the leaves / Charles Bukowski -- The wings / Mark Doty -- The women who loved Elvis all their lives / Fleda Brown
  • v. 30 Anyone lived in a pretty how town -- e. e. cummings -- The centaur -- May Swenson -- Follower -- Seamus Heaney -- Freeway 280 -- Lorna Dee Cervantes -- Good night, Willie Lee, I'll see you in the morning -- Alice Walker -- I, too -- Langston Hughes -- A nocturnal reverie -- Anne Finch -- Oranges -- Gary Soto -- The peace of wild things -- Wendell Berry -- Slam, dunk, & hook -- Yusef Komunyakaa -- Sunstone -- Octavio Paz -- The taxi -- Amy Lowell -- Thanatopsis -- William Cullen Bryant -- The walrus and the carpenter -- Lewis Carroll -- Ye goatherd gods -- Sir Philip Sidney -- Young -- Anne Sexton
  • v. 31 An ancient gesture / by Edna St. Vincent Millay -- The black snake / by Mary Oliver -- The fish / by Elizabeth Bishop -- Fragment 2 / by Sappho -- The hippopotamus / by Ogden Nash -- Huswifery / by Edward Taylor -- Lament for Ignacio Sanchez Mejias / by Federico Garcia Lorca -- Lineage / by Margaret Walker -- Losses / by Randall Jarrell -- A noiseless patient spider / by Walt Whitman -- Outside history / by Eavan Boland -- Runagate runagate / by Robert Hayden -- Some people like poetry / by Wislawa Szymborska -- Storm ending / by Jean Toomer -- A tree telling of Orpheus / by Denise Levertov -- The wreck of the Hesperus / by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • v. 32 After apple picking / Robert Frost -- A Black man talks of reaping / Arna Bontemps -- Everything is plundered / Anna Akhmatova -- The explorer / Gwendolyn Brooks -- Grudnow / Linda Pastan -- Hanging fire / Audre Lorde -- The horses / Ted Hughes -- In response to Executive Order 9066 : all Americans of Japanese descent must report to relocation centers / Dwight Okita -- Jade flower palace / Tu Fu -- On the grasshopper and the cricket / John Keats -- Remember / Joy Harjo -- Sonnet 75 / Edmund Spenser -- Success is counted sweetest / Emily Dickinson -- To a sky-lark / Percy Bysshe Shelley -- To be of use / Marge Piercy -- To Lucasta, going to the wars / Richard Lovelace
  • v. 39 Corinna's going a-maying / by Robert Herrick -- Domestic violence / by Eavan Boland -- Exile / by Julia Alvarez -- flounder / by Natasha Trethewey -- Frost at midnight / by Samuel Taylor Coleridge -- Ghost of a chance / by Adrienne Rich -- Let evening come / by Jane Kenyon -- The listeners / by Walter de la Mare -- Miracles / by Walt Whitman -- The powwow at the end of the world / by Sherman Alexie -- Sea canes / by Derek Walcott -- Seven laments for the war-dead / by Yehuda Amichai -- Song for the last act / by Louise Bogan -- Syrinx / by Amy Clampitt -- Thoughts of hanoi / by Nguyen Thi Vinh -- The tide, rises, the tide, falls / by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  • v. 36 All shall be restored / by Kay Ryan -- Birdfoot's grampa / by Joseph Bruchac -- Hawthorne / by Robert Lowell -- An hymn to the evening / by Phillis Wheatley -- I am not one of those who left the land / by Anna Akhmatova -- I built my hut beside a traveled road / by T'ao Ch'ien -- The idea of ancestry / by Etheridge Knight -- Moon rondeau / by Carl Sandburg -- Prayer to the masks / by Leopold Sedar Senghor -- Prodigy / by Charles Simic -- Self in 1959 / by Anne Sexton -- Snow-bound / by John Greenleaf Whitier -- Song to the men of england / by Percy Bysshe Shelley -- To autumn / by John Keats -- What I expected / by Stephen spender -- When in rome / by Mari Evans
  • v. 33 Classic ballroom dances / by Charles Simic -- Elena / by Pat Mora -- Fully empowered / by Pablo Neruda -- The hollow men / by T.S. Eliot -- I wandered lonely as a cloud / by William Wordsworth -- Jazz fantasia / by Carl Sandburg -- The lotus flowers / by Ellen Bryant Voigt -- Mushrooms / by Sylvia Plath -- The old stoic / by Emily Bronte -- On my first son / by Ben Jonson -- Shoulders / by Naomi Shihab Nye -- Sympathy / by Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Two eclipses / by Shmuel HaNagid -- Upon the burning of our house, July 10th, 1666 / by Anne Bradstreet -- What for / by Garrett Kaoru Hongo -- Woman work / by Maya Angelou
  • v. 34 Autobiographia literaria / by Frank O'Hara -- The bridegroom / by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin -- Conscientious objector / by Edna St. Vincent Millay -- The fly / by William Blake -- Grandmother / by Valzhyna Mort -- Midsummer, Tobago / by Derek Walcott -- My mother combs my hair / by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni -- Possibilities / by Wislawa Szymborska -- Since feeling is first / by E.E. Cummings -- The snow-storm / by Ralph Waldo Emerson -- The stolen child / by William Butler Yeats -- This is just to say / by William Carlos Williams -- To Althea, from prison / by Richard Lovelace -- Up-hill / by Christina Georgina Rossetti -- The waking / by Theodore Roethke -- Women / by Alice Walker
  • v. 35 Acquainted with the night / by Robert Frost -- Blackberry eating / by Galway Kinnell -- Childe Harold's pilgrimage / by Lord Byron -- The dead / by Susan Mitchell -- I'm nobody! Who are you? / by Emily Dickinson -- In music / by Czeslaw Milosz -- Miniver Cheevy / by Edwin Arlington Robinson -- Odysseus to Telemachus / by Joseph Brodsky -- Of modern poetry / by Wallace Stevens -- River of August / by Pak Tu-Jin -- Seven ages of man / by William Shakespeare -- Song / by John Donne -- Sonnet LXXXIX / by Pablo Neruda -- Uncoiling / by Pat Mora -- Winter / by Nikki Giovanni -- Words are the diminution of all things / by Charles Penzel Wright
  • v. 37 Anthem for doomed youth / by Wilfred Owen -- Camouflaging the chimera / by Yusef Komunyakaa -- A description of the morning / by Jonathan Swift -- Fear / by Gabriela Mistral -- The gift / by Li-Young Lee -- Grape serbet / by Rita Dove -- The latin deli: an ars poetica / by Judith Ortiz Cofer -- The lorelei / by Heinrich Heine -- Lucinda matlock / by Edgar Lee Masters -- Most satisfied by snow / by Diana Chang -- Mushrooms / by Margaret Atwood -- The new colosus / by Emma Lazarus -- A simile / by N. Scott Momaday -- Two people I want to be like / by Eve Merriam -- When I consider (sonnet XIX) / by John Milton -- The world as will and representation / by Robert Hass
  • V. 38 400 meter freestyle / by Maxine Kumin -- All / by Bei Dao -- Table for when there's no way out / by May Swenson -- Fragment 16 / by Sappho -- The guitar / by Frederico Garcia Lorca -- Invitation to the voyage / by Charles Baudelaire -- Letter to my wife / by Nazim Hikmet -- Marriage / by Marianne Moore -- Poem (lana turner has collapsed) / by Frank O'Hara -- Pride/ by Dahlia Ravikovitch -- Stanza LXXXIII / by Gertrude Stein -- Still I rise / by Maya Angelou -- A storm in the mountains / by Alexander Solzhenitsyn -- Two bodies / by Octavio Paz -- The weary blues / by Langston Hughes -- The world is too much with us / by William Wadsworth
  • v. 40 Another feeling / by Ruth Stone -- Civilian and soldier / by Wole Soyinka -- Defining the grateful gesture / by Yvonne Sapia -- for the young who want to / by Marge Piercy -- I am learning to abandon the world / by Linda Pastan -- In just / by E.E. Cummings -- The journey / by Mary Oliver -- Legal alien / by Pat Mora -- London / by William Blake -- Loveliest of the trees, the cherry now / by Alfred Edward Housman -- The moon at the fortified pass / by Li Po -- The mother / by Gwendolyn Brooks -- Night Journey / by Theorore Roethke -- Spring and fall: to a young girl / by Gerard Manley Hopkins -- We wear the mask / by Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Who understands me, but me / by Jimmy Santiago Baca
  • v. 50 Alone in the woods / by Stevie Smith -- America / by Gertrude Stein -- Bocas : a daughter's geography / by Ntozake Shange -- Catch / by Robert Francis -- Dog's death / by John Updike -- Dreams / by Langston Hughes -- Fog / by Carl Sandburg -- I am / by John Clare -- If we must die / by Claude McKay -- Introduction to poetry / by Billy Collins -- Japanese-American farmhouse, California, 1942 / by Sharon Olds -- My heart is heavy / by Sara Teasdale -- Romance Sonambulo / by Federico Garcia Lorca -- Snapping beans / by Lisa Parker -- Taking leave of a friend / by Li Po -- The tall figures of Giacometti / by May Swenson
  • v. 44 Crossing the bar / by Alfred Lord Tennyson -- Dry your tears, Africa! / by Bernard Dadie' --Fragment 34 / by Sappho -- Grace / by Joy Harjo -- How soon hath time, the subtle thief of youth (Sonnet 7) / by John Milton -- Nocturne / by Tomas Transtromer --One art / by Elizabeth Bishop -- Perceval, the story of the Grail / by Chretien de Troyes --Poem about people / by Robert Pinsky -- Salutation / by Ezra Pound --The slave mother / by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper -- Try to praise the mutilated world / by Adam Zagejewski --Voronezh / by Anna Akhamatova --Welcome to Hiroshima / by Mary Jo Salter -- The white city / by Claude McKay -- Woman's work / by Julia Alvarez
  • v. 41 Anecdote of the jar / by Wallace Stevens -- The canonization / by John Donne -- Cinderella / by Anne Sexton -- Constantly risking absurdity / by Lawrence Ferlinghetti -- The cucumber / by Nazim Hikmet -- A display of mackerel / by Mark Doty -- The end and the beginning / by Wislawa Szymborska -- The floral apron / by Marilyn Chin -- The forge / by Seamus Heaney -- Home burial / by Robert Frost -- I, being born a woman and distressed (sonnet XVIII) / by Edna St. Vincent Millay -- In the inner city / by Lucille Clifton -- Love among the ruins / by Robert Browning -- New world / by N. Scott Momanday -- United fruit co. / by Pablo Neruda -- What are friends for / by Rosellen Brown
  • v. 42 All things considered / by Naomi Shihab Nye -- Aubade / by Philip Larking -- The author or her book / by Anne Bradstreet -- The convergence of the twain / by Thomas Hardy -- A dream within a dream / by Edgar Allan Poe -- The history teacher / by Billy Collins -- Incident / by Countee Cullen -- Lilacs / by Amy Lowell -- Phenomenal woman / by Maya Angelou -- Recessional / by Rudyard Kipling -- Serene words / by Gabriela Mistral -- Rime 140 / by Francesco Petrarch -- Tell all the truth but tell it slant / by Emily Dickinson -- What were they like? / by Denise Levertov -- The wild swans at coole / by William Butler Yeats -- The world is not a pleasant place to be / by Nikki Giovanni
  • v. 47 Africa / by Maya Angelou -- The ball poem / by John Berryman -- Curiosity / by Alastair Reid -- Daily / by Naomi Shihab Nye -- The emigrant Irish / by Eavan Boland -- Hatred / by Wislawa Szymborska -- Her kind / by Anne Sexton -- I taste a liquor never brewed / by Emily Dickinson -- Maestro / by Pat Mora -- Ode to my socks / by Pablo Neruda -- Once by the Pacific / by Robert Frost -- The sick rose / by William Blake -- Silence / by Marianne Moore -- The sun rising / by John Donne -- To a mouse, on turning her up in her nest, with the plough, November, 1785 / Robert Burns -- Who are you, little I / E. E. Cummings
  • v. 43 And your soul shall dance / by Garrett Hongo -- The colonel / by Carolyn Forche -- Easter wings / by George Herbert -- The great figure / by William Carlos Williams -- Hope / by Ariel Dorfman -- Indian boarding school: the runaways / by Louise Erdich -- Inside out / by Diane Wakoski -- Invictus / by William Ernest Henley -- Morning song / by Sylvia Plath -- My father as a guitar / by Martin Espada -- Reapers / by Jean Toomer -- Remembrance / by Emily Bronte -- Sonnet 106 ("when in the chronicle of wasted time") / by William Shakespeare -- Vicarious love / by Juana Ines de la Cruz -- The youngest daughter / by Cathy Song
  • v. 45 Against love poetry / by Eavan Boland -- Balndeur / Kay Ryan -- Defending walt whitman / by Sherman Alexie -- The esquimos have no word for "war" / by Mary Oliver -- Half-hanged mary / by Margaret Atwood -- In the orchard / by Henrik Ibsen -- Let america be america again / by Langston Hughes -- Meeting at night / by Robert Browning -- Midcentury love letter / by Phyllis McGinley -- Peace / by Rupert Brooke -- Question / by May Swenson -- Sounds and sense / by Alexander Pope -- A story / by Li-Young Lee -- To the ladies / by Mary Chudleigh -- What lips my lips have kissed / by Edna St. Vincent Millay -- The whipping / by Robert Hayden
  • v. 46 Against love / by Katherine Philips -- Ah mah / by Shirley Geok-lin Lim -- The boy / by Marie Howe -- If I could tell you / by W.H. Auden -- If thou must love me / by Elizabeth Barrett Browning -- My father in the navy / by Judith Ortiz Cofer -- Nurture / by Maxine Kumin -- Out of the cradle endlessly rocking / by Walt Whitman -- Primer for blacks / by Gwendolyn Brooks -- Problems with hurricanes / by Victor Hernandez Cruz -- Snowmen / by Agha Shahid Ali -- Song (why so pale and wan?) / by Sir John Suckling -- Speaking / by Simon J. Ortiz -- The street / by Octavio Paz -- To a daughter leaving home / by Linda Pastan -- Voyages I / by Hart Crane
  • v. 51 The bluebird / by Charles Bukowski -- A chinese banquet / by Kitty Tsui -- The cord / by Leanne O'Sullivan -- Defeat / by Kahlil Gibran -- Dejection : an ode / by Samuel Taylor Coleridge -- First thought / by Lorna Dee Cervantes -- Hattie McDaniel arrives at the Coconut Grove / by Rita Dove -- He wishes for the cloths of heaven / by William Butler Yeats -- A jewish cemetery in Germany / by Yehuda Amichai -- Let me die a youman's death / by Roger McGough -- Love and friendship / by Emily Bronte -- The night game / by Robert A. Pinsky -- Numbers / by Mary Cornish -- The summer I was sixteen / by Geraldine Connolly -- What are big girls made of? / by Marge Piercy -- When lilacs last in the dooryard bloom'd / by Walt Whitman
  • v. 48 Back when all was continuous chuckles / by Colette Inez -- A beautiful girl combs her hair / Li Ho -- City of dreams / by Diane Ackerman -- Counting the mad / by Donald Justice -- Earth tremors felt in Missouri / by Mona Van Duyn -- The erlking / Johann Wolfgang von Goethe -- Guide to the other gallery / by Dana Gioia -- The guitarist tunes up / by Frances Cornford -- Jamaica 1980 / Lorna Goodison -- The panther / by Rainer Maria Rilke -- Silver / by A. R. Ammons -- Snapshots of a daughter-in-law / by Adrienne Rich -- Song / by H.D. -- To my brother Miguel / Cesar Vallejo -- Where mountain lion lay down with deer / Leslie Marmon Silko -- Yet do I marvel / by Countee Cullen
  • v. 49 Adlestrop / by Edward Thomas -- Annunciation overheard from the kitchen / by Mary Szybist -- Carmel point / by Robinson Jeffers -- Coal / by Audre Lorde -- The emperor of ice-cream / by Wallace Stevens -- Fable / by Octavio Paz -- A felicitous life / by Czeslaw Milosz -- A golden day / by Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Ground swell / by Mark Jarman -- Lady Lazarus / by Sylvia Plath -- Nighttime fires / Regina Barreca -- On passing thru Morgantown, PA. / by Sonia Sanchez -- Recuerdo / by Edna St. Vincent Millay -- Snakes / by A. K. Ramanujan -- Solitude / by Ella Wheeler Wilcox -- You and I / by Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi
  • v.52 The answer / by Bei Dao -- The children's hour / by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow -- Enlightenment / by Natasha Trethewey -- Heaven / by Cathy Song -- He seems to be a god / by Sappho -- Identity card / by Mahmoud Darwish -- Loose woman / by Sandra Cisneros -- Mid-term break / by Seamus Heaney -- Nebraska / by Jack Kerouac -- Poem / by Muriel Rukeyser -- Reading aloud to my father / by Jane Kenyon -- Saturday at the canal / by Gary Soto -- Sonnet 60 / by William Shakespeare -- So, we'll go no more a roving / by Lord Byron -- They called them "blue" / by Katia Kapovich -- To the sun / by Ingeborg Bachmann
  • v.53 Alive together / by Lisel Mueller -- Alone / by Maya Angelou -- Axe handles / by Gary Snyder -- The changing light / by Lawrence Ferlinghetti -- The delight song of Tsoai-Talee / by N. Scott Momaday -- En route to Bangladesh, another crisis of faith / by Tarfia Faizullah -- I like to see it lap the miles / by Emily Dickinson -- I'm alive, I believe in everything / by Lesley Choyce -- Love's growth / by John Donne -- Please fire me / by Deborah Garrison -- The pomegranate and the big crowd / by Alberto Rios -- Punishment in kindergarten / by Kamala Das -- Sadie and Maud / by Gwendolyn Brooks -- Speeches for Dr Frankenstein / by Margaret Atwood -- Urban renewal : XVIII / by Major Jackson -- Yesterday / by W. S. Merwin
  • v.54 Be nobody's darling / by Alice Walker -- Democracy / by Langston Hughes -- The female seer will burn upon this pyre / by Elizabeth Alexander -- Fundamentalism / by Naomi Shihab Nye -- Good times / by Lucille Clifton -- I am offering this poem / by Jimmy Santiago Baca -- If you forget me / by Pablo Neruda -- In my craft or sullen art / by Dylan Thomas -- Lift every voice and sing / by James Weldon Johnson -- Lunar baedeker / by Mina Loy -- Matriot acts, act I [history of mankind] / by Anne Waldman -- O the chimneys / by Nelly Sachs -- Postcard from Kashmir / by Agha Shahid Ali -- Song / by Christina Rossetti -- The tables turned / by William Wordsworth -- Whispers of immortality / by T. S. Eliot
  • v.55 Alone / by Edgar Allan Poe -- At the San Francisco airport / by Yvor Winters -- Blackberries / by Yusef Komunyakaa -- Bury me in a free land / by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper -- The fence / by Saadi Youssef -- I am not I / by Juan Ramon Jimenez -- Incident / by Amiri Baraka -- In the bazaars of Hyderabad / by Sarojini Naidu -- Love song / by Dorothy Parker -- Southern cop / by Sterling Brown -- Sure you can ask me a personal question / by Diane Burns -- Unbidden / by Rae Armantrout -- Valentine / by Carol Ann Duffy -- The walk / by Thomas Hardy -- When I was growing up / by Nellie Wong -- Yellow light / by Garrett Hongo
  • v.56 Alzheimer's / by Kelly Cherry -- Blonde white women / by Paticia Smith -- The broken tower / by Hart Crane -- The concrete river / by Luis J. Rodriguez -- Eagle poem / by Joy Harjo -- For a daughter who leaves / Janice Mirikitani -- Indigo / by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni -- Inner tube / by Michael Ondaatje -- Patterns / by Amy Lowell -- Persimmons / by Li-Young Lee -- Rite of passage / by Sharon Olds -- The ruined maid / by Thomas Hardy -- They flee from me / by Thomas Wyatt -- A total sranger one black day / by E.E. Cummings -- To the lady / by Mitsuye Yamada -- Woodchucks / by Maxine Kumin
Control code
ocm39035649
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
volumes
Isbn
9780787616885
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o38253574
  • (OCoLC)39035649

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