Published: New York : Penguin Books, 2011 Description: lii, 599 p. ; 25 cm ISBN/ISSN: 9780143106432, 0143106430, Language: English
Spoon River anthology : Hill ; Fiddler Jones ; Petit, the poet / Miniver Cheevy ; Mr. Flood's party / Creation / Poet ; Life's tragedy / Death of the hired man ; Mending wall ; Birches ; Stopping by woods on a snowy evening ; Tree at my window ; Directive / Patterns / Susie Asado ; Tender buttons : Box ; Plate / I sit and sew / Grass ; Cahoots / Peter Quince at the Clavier ; Disillusionment of ten o'clock ; Thirteen ways of looking at a blackbird ; Anecdote of the jar ; Emperor of ice-cream ; Of mere being / Fragment / Tract ; Danse Russe ; Red wheelbarrow ; Yachts ; Asphodel, that greeny flower Moonlight ; There will come soft rains / (Book I, lines 1-92) /
Jewel stairs' grievance ; River-merchants' wife : a letter ; In a station of the metro ; Hugh Selwyn Mauberley ; Canto LXXXI : "Yet/Ere the season died a-cold") / Sea rose ; Helen ; Walls do not fall : incident here and there") ; Hermetic definition : "Red rose and a beggar" : ("Why did you come") ; ("Take me anywhere--") ; ("Venice--Venus?") / Gale in April ; Shine, perishing republic ; Clouds at evening ; Credo / Fish ; Poetry ; Poetry / Love song of J. Alfred Prufrock ; Preludes ; Waste land / If we must die ; Harlem dancer / Ars poetica / First fig ; Recuerdo / in Just- ; Buffalo Bill's ; Cambridge ladies who live in furnished souls ; next to of course god america i ; somewhere i have never travelled,gladly beyond ; r-p-o-p-h-e-s-s-a-g-r / Reapers ; November cotton flower ; Portrait in Georgia / Medusa ; New moon / Dark symphony ; Harlem gallery : Psi ("Black boy, / let me get up from the white man's table--") / Bridge Proem : To Brooklyn Bridge ; Powhatan's daughter : The river / Silent poem / (Libretto: 1 ("An 1 2 5 [excerpts] : II :
Negro speaks of rivers ; I, too ; Dream boogie ; Harlem / Incident ; To John Keats, poet, at spring time ; Yet do I marvel ; From the dark tower / Father and son ; Portrait ; Touch me / Musée des Beaux Arts ; Epitaph on a tyrant / My papa's waltz ; Waking ; In a dark time / Maximus poems : I, Maximus of Gloucester, to you ; Distances / Fish ; Sestina ; First death in Nova Scotia ; Visits to St. Elizabeths ; One art / Mourning poem for the queen of Sunday ; Those winter Sundays ; Frederick Douglass ; Middle passage / Effort at speech between two people ; Then I saw what the calling was ; Poem as mask / Heavy bear who goes with me / Dream songs : ("Filling her compact & delicious body") ; ("Life, friends, is boring. We must not say so") ; ("There sat down, once") ; ("This world is gradually becoming a place") ; Henry's understanding / 90 north ; Death of the ball turret gunner ; Woman at the Washington Zoo ; Next day / For my daughter / Different image / Traveling through the dark ; At the bomb testing site / 4 14 29 149
Scars / For my people / Mother ; Song in the front yard ; Bean eaters ; Lovers of the poor ; We real cool ; Blackstone rangers / "To speak of woe that is in marriage" ; Skunk hour ; For the Union dead / Often I am permitted to return to a meadow ; My mother would be a falconress / Robert Duncan -- Populist manifesto / Parents / Because you asked about the line between prose and poetry / Hyacinth garden in Brooklyn ; August 1945 / Love calls us to the things of this world ; Cottage Street, 1953 ; Writer / Sheep child / Love song : I and thou / "More light! More light!" / Degrees of gray in Philipsburg ; Freaks at Spurgin Road Field / Poem unwritten ; Caedmon ; Swan in falling snow / American poetry / Muse of water / Fresh air ; Permanently /
Morning swim ; How it is / Behaving like a Jew ; Dancing ; Another insane devotion / City limits ; Corsons Inlet / Snowfall in the afternoon ; Driving to town late to mail a letter ; Waking from sleep / Flower ; I know a man ; Language ; Rain ; Bresson's movies / Victor dog / Steps ; Poem ("Lana Turner has collapsed!") ; Day Lady died / Some trees ; Self-portrait in a convex mirror ; What is poetry / Bear ; After making love we hear footsteps ; Saint Francis and the sow / Air ; For the anniversary of my death ; Yesterday ; Chord / Blessing ; Autumn begins in Martins Ferry, Ohio ; Lying in a hammock at William Duffy's farm in Pine Island, Minnesota ; In response to a rumor that the oldest whorehouse in Wheeling, West Virginia has been condemned / My son my executioner ; Digging / Animals are passing from our lives ; They feed they lion ; You can have it ; Simple truth / Her kind ; Abortion ; Wanting to die ; In celebration of my uterus ; Rowing / Orion ; Planetarium ; Valediction forbidding mourning ; Twenty-one love poems : rules break like a thermometer--") / XIII ("The
Marriage / Hay for the horses ; Riprap ; Mid-August at Sourdough Mountain Lookout / Far cry from Africa ; Sea grapes ; Schooner : Flight After the storm : "There's a fresh light that follows--") ; Light of the world ; Omeros, ("I sang of quiet Achille, Afolabe's son--") / Let me tell you / Idea of ancestry / Preface to a twenty volume suicide note ; Agony. As now. ; SOS ; Black art / Wrong train ; Final sonnet / Power / poem at thirty / Prediction ; Night, the porch / Stone is nobody's / Singapore ; Summer day / Reunion ; Dead color ; California dreaming / homage to my hips ; [at last we killed the roaches] ; death of fred clifton ; to my last period / Poem about my rights / 1968 / (part 11, Book VII, LXIV, i
From my window ; Blades / Mechanic / Dear John, dear Coltrane ; Last affair : Bessie's blues song ; Grandfather ; Nightmare begins responsibility / Stone ; Fork ; Classic ballroom dances / Grandmother / Ellen West / Spring letter ; Two or three wishes / Allegory of the cave ; Tucson / History of my heart ; Questions ; Samurai song / Christmas comes to Moccasin Flat / Introduction to poetry ; Dead / Allen Ginsberg ; Weakness / How to like it ; Lullaby / Song ; Pornographer ; Return of Robinson Jeffers / My life : name trimmed with colored ribbons / Machinist, teaching his daughter to play the piano / But he was cool or: he even stopped for green lights ; Poem to complement other poems / In memory of the Utah stars ; The accompanist / A
Language of the brag ; Lifting / Barbed wire / Black silk ; Under stars / I do not / Lost pilot / Elizabeth's war with the Christmas bear ; Funeral / August, Los Angeles, lullaby / Turtle ; Bestiary / Childhood ideogram ; Winter stars / Looking for Judas / People of the other village / Ballad of Aunt Geneva ; Star-fix / Albany / Cuba, 1962 ; Kid ; Finished / Thanks ; Tu Do Street ; Facing it ; Nude interrogation / Song of the Andoumboulou : 21 / Gathering the bones together ; Two lines from the Brothers Grimm ; Origin of the marble forest / Reaching Yellow River / Away /
Language lesson 1976 ; What he thought / In cold storm light / Calypso / Latin & soul / Miami heart / Iris / Why Ralph refuses to dance ; Girl friend poem #3 ; Crescent / Taking off my clothes / San Sepolcro / What the living do / She had some horses ; My house is the red earth / Legend / Begotten ; We were simply talking / Imagining their own hymns ; Song / Meeting the British ; Errata ; Throwback / Quinceañera / Parsley ; Daystar ; After reading Mickey in the night kitchen for the third time before bed ; Claudette Colvin goes to work / Our calling / Thinking of Galileo ; Hatred /
Unholy sonnet 13 / Traveling onion ; Arabic ; Wedding cake / Nani ; England finally, like my mother always said we would / Nocturne : Blue waves ; Unfinished / Field poem ; Oranges ; Black hair / Yellow stars and ice ; Forest / Brilliance ; Esta noche ; Bill's story / Black Nikes / Alcohol / To my brother ; "Love of my flesh, living death" / My wicked wicked ways ; Little clown, my heart / Jack Johnson does the eagle rock ; Crows in a strong wind ; I'm a fool to love you / Indian boarding school : runaways / Spooning / How I got that name ; Composed near the Bay Bridge Survivor / Youngest daughter / Another reluctance ; Insect / Gift ; Eating together / The
Our lady ; As from a quiver of arrows / Bag of mice ; Cartoon physics, part 1 / Venus Hottentot ; Affirmative action blues Equinox / White elephants : Million balconies ; Train windows / What the orphan inherits ; Powwow at the end of the world / Hot combs ; Amateur fighter ; Flounder / Tantrum / Spare / Postfeminism ; Your one good dress / Quivira city limits ; Everywhere is out of town ; Whatever you want / At Pegasus ; Lady sings the blues / (1993) ;
Edgar Lee Masters -- Edwin Arlington Robinson -- James Weldon Johnson -- Paul Laurence Dunbar -- Robert Frost -- Amy Lowell -- Gertrude Stein -- Alice Moore Dunbar-Nelson -- Carl Sandburg -- Wallace Stevens -- Angelina Weld Grimké -- William Carlos Williams -- Sara Teasdale --
Ezra Pound -- Hilda Doolittle (H.D.) -- Robinson Jeffers -- Marianne Moore -- T.S. Eliot -- Claude McKay -- Archibald MacLeish -- Edna St. Vincent Millay -- E.E. Cummings -- Jean Toomer -- Louise Bogan -- Melvin B. Tolson -- Hart Crane -- Robert Francis --
Langston Hughes -- Countee Cullen -- Stanley Kunitz -- W.H. Auden -- Theodore Roethke -- Charles Olson -- Elizabeth Bishop -- Robert Hayden -- Muriel Rukeyser -- Delmore Schwartz -- John Berryman -- Randall Jarrell -- Weldon Kees -- Dudley Randall -- William Stafford --
Ruth Stone -- Margaret Walker -- Gwendolyn Brooks -- Robert Lowell -- Lawrence Ferlinghetti -- William Meredith -- Howard Nemerov -- Hayden Carruth -- Richard Wilbur -- James Dickey -- Alan Dugan -- Anthony Hecht -- Richard Hugo -- Denise Levertov -- Louis Simpson -- Carolyn Kizer -- Kenneth Koch --
Maxine Kumin -- Gerald Stern -- A.R. Ammons -- Robert Bly -- Robert Creeley -- James Merrill -- Frank O'Hara -- John Ashbery -- Galway Kinnell -- W.S. Merwin -- James Wright -- Donald Hall -- Philip Levine -- Anne Sexton -- Adrienne Rich --
Gregory Corso -- Gary Snyder -- Derek Walcott -- Miller Williams -- Etheridge Knight -- Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones) -- Ted Berrigan -- Audre Lorde -- Sonia Sanchez -- Mark Strand -- Russell Edson -- Mary Oliver -- Charles Wright -- Lucille Clifton -- June Jordan -- Frederick Seidel --
C.K. Williams -- Diane Wakoski -- Michael S. Harper -- Charles Simic -- Paula Gunn Allen -- Frank Bidart -- Carl Dennis -- Stephen Dunn -- Robert Pinsky -- James Welch -- Billy Collins -- Toi Derricotte -- Stephen Dobyns -- Robert Hass -- Lyn Hejinian -- B.H. Fairchild -- Haki R. Madhubuti (Don L. Lee) -- William Matthews --
Sharon Olds -- Henry Taylor -- Tess Gallagher -- Michael Palmer -- James Tate -- Norman Dubie -- Carol Muske-Dukes -- Kay Ryan -- Larry Levis -- Adrian C. Louis -- Thomas Lux -- Marilyn Nelson -- Ron Silliman -- Ai -- Yusef Komonyakaa -- Nathaniel Mackey -- Gregory Orr -- Roberta Hill Whiteman -- Albert Goldbarth --
Heather McHugh -- Leslie Marmon Silko -- Olga Broumas -- Victor Hernández Cruz -- Jane Miller -- David St. John -- C.D. Wright -- Carolyn Forché -- Jorie Graham -- Marie Howe -- Joy Harjo -- Garrett Hongo -- Andrew Hudgins -- Brigit Pegeen Kelly -- Paul Muldoon -- Judith Ortiz Cofer -- Rita Dove -- Alice Fulton -- Barbara Hamby --
Mark Jarman -- Naomi Shihab Nye -- Alberto Ríos -- Laurie Sheck -- Gary Soto -- Susan Stewart -- Mark Doty -- Harryette Mullen -- Franz Wright -- Lorna Dee Cervantes -- Sandra Cisneros -- Cornelius Eady -- Louise Erdrich -- David Mason -- Marilyn Chin -- Cathy Song -- Annie Finch -- Li-young Lee --
Carl Phillips -- Nick Flynn -- Elizabeth Alexander -- Reetika Vazirani -- Sherman Alexie -- Natasha Trethewey -- A.E. Stallings -- Joanna Klink -- Brenda Shaughnessy -- Kevin Young -- Terrance Hayes
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