Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry Explanations, PEREGRINUS, by LASCELLES ABERCROMBIE



Poetry Explorer

Classic and Contemporary Poetry Explanations


LASCELLES ABERCROMBIE:
PEREGRINUS

JOSEPH ADDISON:
ODE

CONRAD AIKEN:
1915: THE TRENCHES
HERMAN MELVILLE

LUCY AIKEN:
ON SEEING BLENHEIM CASTLE

MARK AKENSIDE:
HYMN TO THE NAIADS
THE VIRTUOSO; IN IMITATION OF SPENCER'S STYLE AND STANZA

THOMAS BAILEY ALDRICH:
AN UNTIMELY THOUGHT
BABY BELL
BEFORE THE RAIN
FREDERICKSBURG
IDENTITY
PALABRAS CARINOSAS (SPANISH AIR)
THE FLIGHT OF THE GODDESS
THE ROSE
THE SHIPMAN'S TALE
THE VOICE OF THE SEA
WHEN THE SULTAN GOES TO ISPAHAN

WILLIAM ALLINGHAM:
IN SNOW
ROBIN REDBREAST
THE FAIRIES
THE WINDING BANKS OF ERNE; OR, THE EMIGRANT'S ADIEU TO HIS BIRTHPLACE

JULIA ALVAREZ:
BILINGUAL SESTINA
DUSTING
HOMECOMING
HOW I LEARNED TO SWEEP
ON NOT SHOPLIFTING LOUISE BOGAN'S THE BLUE ESTUARIES

YEHUDA AMICHAI:
A PITY. WE WERE SUCH A GOOD INVENTION
WE HAVE DONE OUR DUTY

ARCHIE RANDOLPH AMMONS:
EASTER MORNING
GRAVELLY RUN
IMPORVISATION FOR ANGULAR MOMENTUM

JON ANDERSON:
AFTERLIFE
AMERICAN LANDSCAPE WITH CLOUDS AND A ZOO
ATTENTION TO DETAIL
AVIATORS
CURIOUS GEORGE MEETS LOREN GOODMAN
DEATH'S ONLY SON
GREENING OF HARRY BRIGHT
HOMAGE TO ROBERT BRESSON
SECRET OF POETRY

MAYA ANGELOU:
AILEY, BALDWIN, FLOYD, KILLENS, AND MAYFIELD
ALONE
CAGED BIRD
EQUALITY
INAUGURAL POEM: ON THE PULSE OF MORNING
LIFE DOESN'T FRIGHTEN ME
PHENOMENAL WOMAN
STILL I RISE

ANONYMOUS:
"ADAM LAY I-BOWNDYN [OR, I-BOUNDEN, OR, Y-BOUNDEN]"
"GOOD MORNING, FATHER FRANCIS"
"SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT, SELS."
GOD MOVES ON THE WATER
SIR PATRICK SPENS
THE BOOK OF THE DEAD: HE WALKETH BY DAY
THE THREE RAVENS (1)
THE UNQUIET GRAVE (1)
THE UNQUIET GRAVE (3)

PAUL ANTSCHEL:
A DEATH FUGUE
PSALM

GUILLAUME APOLLINAIRE:
THE MIRABEAU BRIDGE

HAMILTON FISH ARMSTRONG:
AFTER THE PLAY

MATTHEW ARNOLD:
DOVER BEACH
THE SCHOLAR GIPSY

JOHN ASHBERY:
CHINESE WHISPERS
DAFFY DUCK IN HOLLYWOOD
DOUBLE DREAM OF SPRING
FARM IMPLEMENTS AND RUTABAGAS IN A LANDSCAPE
FLOW CHART
FOR JOHN CLARE
GLAZUNOVIANA
LITANY, SELS.
OTHER TRADITION
PARADOXES AND OXYMORONS
PICTURE OF LITTLE J.A. IN A PROSPECT OF FLOWERS
SELF-PORTRAIT IN A CONVEX MIRROR
SOME TREES
SOONEST MENDED
SUNRISE IN SUBURBIA
SYRINGA
SYSTEM
TENNIS COURT OATH
THE BUNGALOWS
THE INSTRUCTION MANUAL
THE PAINTER
THE TENNIS COURT OATH
WORSENING SITUATION

THOMAS ASHE:
A VISION OF CHILDREN

MARGARET ATWOOD:
BACKDROP ADDRESSES COWBOY
CITY PLANNERS
HABITATION
HELEN OF TROY DOES COUNTER DANCING
IN THE SECULAR NIGHT
MOMENT
SIREN SONG
SPELLING
THIS IS A PHOTOGRAPH OF ME
VARIATION ON THE WORD SLEEP
YOU BEGIN

WYSTAN HUGH AUDEN:
AFTER READING A CHILD'S GUIDE TO MODERN PHYSICS
AT THE GRAVE OF HENRY JAMES
ATLANTIS
BALLAD
BRUSSELS IN WINTER
CASINO
CONSIDER
EDWARD LEAR
EPITAPH ON A TYRANT
FIRST THINGS FIRST
HERMAN MELVILLE
IN MEMORY OF SIGMUND FREUD
IN MEMORY OF W.B. YEATS
IN PRAISE OF LIMESTONE
LAW LIKE LOVE
LULLABY
MUNDUS ET INFANS
MUSEE DES BEAUX ARTS
ON THE CIRCUIT
REFUGEE BLUES
SEPTEMBER 1. 1939
SONG
SONG FOR ST. CECILIA'S DAY
SPAIN - 1937
TEN SONGS: 4
THE CUTTY WREN
THE LESSON
THE SHIELD OF ACHILLES
THE UNKNOWN CITIZEN
THE WANDERER
THEIR LONELY BETTERS
THIS LUNAR BEAUTY
TWELVE SONGS: 12
TWELVE SONGS: 9. FUNERAL BLUES
WHO'S WHO

JOSEPH AUSLANDER:
STEEL

ALFRED AUSTIN:
AGATHA
THE DEATH OF HUSS
THE LAST REDOUBT

KOFI AWOONOR:
THE FIRST CIRCLE
THE SEA EATS THE LAND AT HOME

PHILIP AYRES:
APOLLO AND DAPHNE
BEING RETIRED, COMPLAINS AGAINST THE COURT
EMBLEMS OF LOVE: 1. THE MARVELLOUS SEED OF LOVE
INVITES HIS NYMPH TO HIS COTTAGE
INVITES POETS AND HISTORIANS TO WRITE IN CYNTHIA'S PRAISE
LESBIA'S COMPLAINT AGAINST THYRISIS HIS INCONSTANCY; A SONNET
ON A FAIR BEGGAR
ON A FOUNTAIN AND ITS ARCHITECT
TO HIS INGENIOUS FRIEND, MR. N. TATE
TO JOHN DRYDEN, ESQ.; POET LAUREATE AND HISTOGRAPHER ROYAL
TO SLEEP, WHEN SICK OF A FEVER

ROBERT AYTON:
TO HIS FORSAKEN MISTRESS
WOMAN'S INCONSTANCY

WILLIAM EDMONSTOUNE AYTOUN:
A LAMENT FOR PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY
FIRMILIAN; A TRAGEDY
THE BROKEN PITCHER
THE BURIAL-MARCH OF THE DUNDEE
THE EXECUTION OF MONTROSE
THE HEART OF THE BRUCE
THE ISLAND OF THE SCOTS

PHILIP JAMES BAILEY:
THE MYSTIC

JOANNA BAILLIE:
A CHILD TO HIS SICK GRANDFATHER
A MOTHER TO HER WAKING INFANT
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS
POVERTY PARTS GUDE COMPANIE
SONG: WOO'D AND MARRIED AND A'
THE KITTEN

DAVID BAKER:
HEAVENLY
INFERTILITY
LAMB'S CANYON, FALL: WASATCH FOREST
MELANCHOLY MAN
MIDWEST: ODE; IN MEMORIAM WILLIAM MATTHEWS
NEIGHBORS IN OCTOBER
PATRIOTICS
THANKSGIVING IN TIME OF AIDS
THE TRUTH ABOUT SMALL TOWNS

AMIRI BARAKA:
AN AGONY. AS NOW
BABYLON REVISITED
BLACK ART
IN MEMORY OF RADIO
LEROY
NUMBERS, LETTERS
POLITICAL POEM
PREFACE TO A TWENTY VOLUME SUICIDE NOTE
SOS
THE INVENTION OF COMICS
THREE MODES OF HISTORY AND CULTURE

ANNA LETITIA BARBAULD:
A SCHOOL ECLOGUE
A SUMMER EVENING'S MEDITATION
CHARACTERS: ELIZABETH RIGBY
CONSTANTINOPLE
THE RIGHTS OF WOMAN
TO THE POOR
TO WISDOM

RICHARD HARRIS BARHAM:
HON. MR. SUCKLETHUMBKIN'S STORY: THE EXECUTION; A SPORTING ANECDOTE
INGOLDSBY LEGENDS, SELS.
MRS. BOTHERBY'S STORY: THE LEECH OF FOLKESTONE
SPECTRE OF TAPPINGTON
THE GHOST
THE HOUSE-WARMING; A LEGEND OF BLEEDING-HEART YARD
THE JACKDAW OF RHEIMS
THE LAY OF ST. CUTHBERT; OR THE DEVIL'S DINNER-PARTY
THE LORD OF THOULOUSE; A LEGEND OF LANGUEDOC
THE NURSE'S STORY: THE HAND OF GLORY
THE SMUGGLER'S LEAP; A LEGEND OF THANET
THE TRUANTS

JANE BARKER:
FIDELIA ARGUING WITH HER SELF ON THE DIFFICULTY FINDING TRUE RELIGION

JOEL BARLOW:
ADVICE TO A RAVEN IN RUSSIA
THE HASTY PUDDING

JAMES BEATTIE:
ELEGY
RETIREMENT: AN ODE
THE HERMIT
THE JUDGMENT OF PARIS
THE TRIUMPH OF MELANCHOLY

JAMES HAY BEATTIE:
EPITAPH ON DIOPHANTUS

HILAIRE BELLOC:
GODOLPHIN HORNE, WHO WAS CURSED WITH THE SIN OF PRIDE, AND BECAME A BOOT-BLACK

GOTTFRIED BENN:
MORGUE: 1. LITTLE ASTER
MORGUE: 2. LOVELY CHILDHOOD

JOHN BERRYMAN:
ADDRESS TO THE LORD
ALCOHOLIC
DREAM SONGS, SELS.
DREAM SONGS: 76. HENRY'S CONFESSION
FARE WELL
THE CAGE
THE DISPOSSESSED

JOHN BETJEMAN:
A SUBALTERN'S LOVE-SONG
IN WESTMINSTER ABBEY
JUBILEE HYMN
THE ARREST OF OSCAR WILDE AT THE CADOGAN HOTEL
THE LICORICE FIELDS AT PONTEFRACT

LOUISA SARAH BEVINGTON:
BOUGHT WITH A PRICE
THE END OF THE WORLD
THE UNPARDONABLE SIN

MIRON BIALOSZEWSKI:
HOW EASY TO LOSE FAITH

ELIZABETH BISHOP:
ANAPHORA
AT THE FISHHOUSES
FILLING STATION
FIRST DEATH IN NOVA SCOTIA
FLORIDA
HOUSE GUEST
IN THE WAITING ROOM
INSOMNIA
INVITATION TO MISS MARIANNE MOORE
IT IS MARVELLOUS
JERONIMO'S HOUSE
LARGE BAD PICTURE
LATE AIR
LESSON 10
LETTER TO N.Y.
LINES WRITTEN IN THE FANNIE FARMER COOKBOOK
LITTLE EXERCISE
LULLABY FOR THE CAT
MANNERS
ONE ART
OVER 2,000 ILLUSTRATIONS AND A COMPLETE CONCORDANCE
PINK DOG (RIO DE JANEIRO)
POEM
QUESTIONS OF TRAVEL
ROOSTERS
SANDPIPER
SEASCAPE
SESTINA
SLEEPING ON THE CEILING
SONGS FOR A COLORED SINGER
SQUATTER'S CHILDREN
THE ARMADILLO; FOR ROBERT LOWELL
THE BIGHT
THE BURGLAR OF BABYLON
THE MAN-MOTH
THE MOOSE
THE PRODIGAL
THE RIVERMAN
UNDER THE WINDOW: OURO PRETO
VARICK STREET
VISITS TO ST. ELIZABETHS

JOHN STUART BLACKIE:
NELSON AND WELLINGTON

ROBERT BLAIR:
THE GRAVE

WILLIAM BLAKE:
A CRADLE SONG
A CRADLE SONG, FR. SONGS OF INNOCENCE
A POISON TREE, FR. SONGS OF EXPERIENCE
AN ANCIENT PROVERB
AUGURIES OF INNOCENCE
FOUR ZOAS
HOLY THURSDAY, FR. SONGS OF EXPERIENCE
HOLY THURSDAY, FR. SONGS OF INNOCENCE
JERUSALEM; THE EMANATION OF THE GIANT ALBION: CHAPTER 1
LONDON, FR. SONGS OF EXPERIENCE
MOCK ON, MOCK ON! VOLTAIRE, ROUSSEAU
THE ANGEL, FR. SONGS OF EXPERIENCE
THE BOOK OF THEL
THE CHIMNEY SWEEPER, FR. SONGS OF EXPERIENCE
THE CHIMNEY SWEEPER, FR. SONGS OF INNOCENCE
THE CLOD AND THE PEBBLE, FR. SONGS OF EXPERIENCE
THE DIVINE IMAGE, FR. SONGS OF INNOCENCE
THE FIRST BOOK OF URIZEN
THE FLY, FR. SONGS OF EXPERIENCE
THE GARDEN OF LOVE, FR. SONGS OF EXPERIENCE
THE HUMAN ABSTRACT, FR. SONGS OF EXPERIENCE
THE LAMB, FR. SONGS OF INNOCENCE
THE LITTLE BLACK BOY, FR. SONGS OF INNOCENCE
THE LITTLE BOY FOUND, FR. SONGS OF INNOCENCE
THE LITTLE BOY LOST, FR. SONGS OF INNOCENCE
THE MARRIAGE OF HEAVEN AND HELL
THE MENTAL TRAVELLER
THE SICK ROSE, FR. SONGS OF EXPERIENCE
THE SUNFLOWER, FR. SONGS OF EXPERIENCE
THE TIGER, FR. SONGS OF EXPERIENCE
THE VOICE OF THE ANCIENT BARD, FR. SONGS OF EXPERIENCE
TO AUTUMN
TO THE EVENING STAR

RANDY BLASING:
RETRIEVER

MATHILDE BLIND:
BIRDS OF PASSAGE: PRELUDE
MYSTERY OF MYSTERIES
THE HEATHER ON FIRE
THE PROPHECY OF ST. ORAN

WILFRID SCAWEN BLUNT:
IN VINCULIS; SONNETS WRITTEN IN AN IRISH PRISON: THE COURT OF PENANCE
LE ROI EST MORT. VIVE LE ROI!
THE LOVE SONNETS OF PROTEUS: 112. GIBRALTAR
THE LOVE SONNETS OF PROTEUS: 113, TO ONE WITH HIS SONNETS

LOUISE BOGAN:
EVENING IN THE SANITARIUM
JUAN'S SONG
LEAVE-TAKING
MEDUSA
PYROTECHNICS
ROMAN FOUNTAIN
SONG FOR THE LAST ACT
THE ALCHEMIST
THE DRAGONFLY
THE DREAM
WOMEN

ARNA BONTEMPS:
A BLACK MAN TALKS OF REAPING
NOCTURNE AT BETHESDA
SOUTHERN MANSION

PHILIP BOOTH:
A NUMBER OF WAYS OF LOOKING AT IT
AFTER THE EXHIBITION
DATA
FIRST LESSON
FOG-TALK
GATHERING GREENS
NIGHTSONG
ORIGINAL SEQUENCE
POST-EQUINOX SPECTRA
SEA-CHANGE; JOHN MARIN (1870-1953)

JORGE LUIS BORGES:
HERMAN MELVILLE

VINCENT BOURNE:
THE TEARS OF A PAINTER
THE THRACIAN

WILLIAM LISLE BOWLES:
DISCOVERY OF MADEIRA
GRAVE OF HOWARD
ON THE FUNERAL OF CHARLES I; AT NIGHT, IN ST. GEORGE'S CHAPEL, WINDSOR
REMEMBRANCE
SONNET: 8. TO THE RIVER ITCHIN, NEAR WINTON

ELIZABETH BOYD:
ON THE DEATH OF AN INFANT OF FIVE DAYS OLD

ANNE BRADSTREET:
THE AUTHOR TO HER BOOK
TO MY DEAR AND LOVING HUSBAND

WILLIAM STANLEY BRAITHWAITE:
THE DEPARTURE OF PIERROTT

ROBERT BRIDGES (1858-1941):
A TOAST TO OUR NATIVE LAND
AT THE FARRAGUT STATUE
FATHER TO MOTHER
FOR A NOVEL OF HALL CAINE'S
HOTHOUSE VIOLET SPEAKS
JAMES MCCOSH

ROBERT SEYMOUR BRIDGES:
ABSENCE
AFTER THE GALE
CHRISTMAS EVE, 1917
DEJECTION
DEMOCRITUS
DER TAG: NELSON AND BEATTY
ELEGY ON A LADY, WHOM GRIEF FOR THE DEATH OF HER BETHROTHED KILLED
EMILY BRONTE
EROS
HELL AND HATE
I LOVE ALL BEAUTEOUS THINGS
IN DER FREMDE
JOHANNES MILTON, SENEX
LONDON SNOW
LORD KITCHENER
LOW BAROMETER
NARCISSUS
NOEL: CHRISTMAS EVE, 1913
OCTOBER
ON A DEAD CHILD
SORROW AND JOY
THE CHIVALRY OF THE SEA
TO FRANCIS JAMMES
WINTER NIGHTFALL

JOSEPH BRODSKY:
ALMOST AN ELEGY
CAPE COD LULLABY
LOVE SONG
TO URANIA

EMILY JANE BRONTE:
NO COWARD SOUL IS MINE
REMEMBRANCE
THE NIGHT IS DARKENING ROUND ME

RUPERT BROOKE:
1914: 5. THE SOLDIER

GWENDOLYN BROOKS:
A BRONZEVILLE MOTHER LOITERS IN MISSISSIPPI
JANE ADDAMS
MALCOLM X
THE BEAN EATERS
THE CHILDREN OF THE POOR
THE MOTHER
WE REAL COOL; THE POOL PLAYERS. SEVEN AT THE GOLDEN SHOVEL

ABBIE FARWELL BROWN:
CIPHERS
DEVIL'S GOLD (A HAMPTON LEGEND)
FROST
JOHN TOWNSEND TROWBRIDGE
PEACE WITH A SWORD

KATE LOUISE BROWN:
PUSSY WILLOW
THE LITTLE PLANT

STERLING ALLEN BROWN:
OLD LEM
SOUTHERN ROAD
STRONG MEN

WILLIAM BROWNE (1591-1643):
ON THE RIGHT HONOURABLE CHARLES, LORD HERBERT

ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING:
A MUSICAL INSTRUMENT
AURORA LEIGH: BOOK 1
CASA GUIDI WINDOWS
CHRISTMAS GIFTS
CONSOLATION
DE PROFUNDIS
MOTHER AND POET; TURIN, AFTER THE NEWS FROM GAETA, 1861
PAIN IN PLEASURE
SONNET TO GEORGE SAND: 1. A RECOGNITION
SONNET TO GEORGE SAND: 2. A DESIRE
SONNETS FROM THE PORTUGUESE: 14
SONNETS FROM THE PORTUGUESE: 21
SONNETS FROM THE PORTUGUESE: 22
SONNETS FROM THE PORTUGUESE: 27
SONNETS FROM THE PORTUGUESE: 43
THE BEST [THING IN THE WORLD]
THE CRY OF THE CHILDREN
THE CRY OF THE HUMAN
THE DEAD PAN
THE RUNAWAY SLAVE AT PILGRIM'S POINT
THE SLEEP

ROBERT BROWNING:
HOME-THOUGHTS, FROM ABROAD
HOME-THOUGHTS, FROM THE SEA
MY LAST DUCHESS; FERRRA
THE PIED PIPER OF HAMELIN
TWO IN THE CAMPAGNA

WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT:
A FOREST HYMN
A HYMN OF THE SEA
A LEGEND OF THE DELAWARES
ANTIQUITY OF FREEDOM
CENTENNIAL HYMN
MONUMENT MOUNTAIN
ODE FOR THE BURIAL OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN
RETRIBUTION
ROBERT OF LINCOLN
THANATOPSIS
THE AGES
THE BATTLE-FIELD
THE DEATH OF SCHILLER
THE DEATH OF SLAVERY
THE DEATH OF THE FLOWERS
THE EVENING WIND
THE HUNTER OF THE PRAIRIES
THE INDIAN GIRL'S LAMENT
THE MASACRE AT SCIO
THE PAST
THE PLANTING OF THE APPLE TREE
THE PRAIRIES
THE RIVULET
THE SONG OF THE SOWER
THE STORY OF SEVENTY-SIX
THE YELLOW VIOLET
TO A WATERFOWL
TO COLE, THE PAINTER, DEPARTING FOR EUROPE
TO THE FRINGED GENTIAN
WAITING BY THE GATE
WILLIAM TELL

CHARLES BUKOWSKI:
ALONE WITH EVERYBODY
BLUEBIRD
CRUNCH
DINOSAURIA, WE
LOVE IS A DOG FROM HELL
NIRVANA
ROLL THE DICE
SECRET OF MY ENDURANCE
SO YOU WANT TO BE A WRITER?
THE GENIUS OF THE CROWD
THE LAUGHING HEART
THE SUICIDE KID

EDWARD GEORGE EARLE LYTTON BULWER-LYTTON:
LAST DAYS OF QUEEN ELIZABETH

EDWARD ROBERT BULWER-LYTTON:
LAST WORDS
THE WANDERER: 1. IN ITALY: A CHAIN TO WEAR
URIEL
WEALTH

ROBERT BURNS:
A RED, RED ROSE
AULD LANG SYNE
HOLY WILLIE'S PRAYER
JOHN ANDERSON
ROBERT BRUCE'S ADDRESS TO HIS ARMY BEFORE BANNOCKBURN
TAM O' SHANTER
TO A MOUSE, ON TURNING HER UP IN HER NEST WITH THE PLOUGH

GEORGE GORDON BYRON:
SHE WALKS IN BEAUTY

JOAO CABRAL DE MELO NETO:
ADEMIR DA GUIA
EMPTINESS OF MAN
ENCOUNTER WITH A POET

THOMAS CAMPBELL:
GERTRUDE OF WYOMING; OR, THE PENNSYLVANIAN COTTAGE: 1
GERTRUDE OF WYOMING; OR, THE PENNSYLVANIAN COTTAGE: 2
GERTRUDE OF WYOMING; OR, THE PENNSYLVANIAN COTTAGE: 3

THOMAS CAMPION:
A BOOK OF AIRS: SONG 10. THE DYING FALL
A BOOK OF AIRS: SONG 21
A BOOK OF AIRS: SONG 3. AMARYLLIS
A BOOK OF AIRS: SONG 32
A BOOK OF AIRS: SONG 5
A BOOK OF AIRS: SONG 6. CORRINA
CHANCE AND CHANGE
DIVINE AND MORAL SONGS: 21. LAMENT FOR PRINCE HENRY
FOURTH BOOK OF AIRS: SONG 24
FOURTH BOOK OF AIRS: SONG 4
FOURTH BOOK OF AIRS: SONG 7. CHERRY RIPE
OBSERVATIONS IN THE ART OF ENGLISH POESY: 28
THIRD BOOK OF AIRS: SONG 12

THOMAS CAREW:
TO MY INCONSTANT MISTRESS

BLISS CARMAN:
A CAPTAIN OF THE PRESS-GANG
A VAGABOND SONG
LOW TIDE ON GRAND-PRE

JOYCE SIMS CARRINGTON:
OLD SLAVE WOMAN

HAYDEN CARRUTH:
THE COWS AT NIGHT

ANNE CARSON:
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF RED: 1. JUSTICE
THE GLASS ESSAY
TV MEN: AKHMATOVA (TREATMENT FOR A SCRIPT)
TV MEN: LAZARUS
TV MEN: TOLSTOY: 1. CHAMBRE

ELIZABETH CARTER:
ODE TO WISDOM

WILLIAM CARTWRIGHT:
FALSEHOOD

ALICE CARY:
PICTURES OF MEMORY
THE NOBLE LIFE

PHOEBE CARY:
NEARER HOME
THE LEAK IN THE DIKE; A STORY OF HOLLAND

CONSTANTINE P. CAVAFY:
CITY
GOD ABANDONS ANTONY
ITHAKA
THERMOPYLAE
WAITING FOR THE BARBARIANS

MADISON JULIUS CAWEIN:
AT THE END OF THE ROAD

THOMAS CHATTERTON:
AELLA: MINSTREL'S MARRIAGE-SONG
THE [EXCELLENT] BALLADE OF CHARITIE

GEOFFREY CHAUCER:
THE CANTERBURY TALES: THE GENERAL PROLOGUE

MARY LEE CHUDLEIGH:
TO THE LADIES

CHARLES CHURCHILL:
GOTHAM
NIGHT; AN EPISTLE TO ROBERT LLOYD
THE APOLOGY; ADDRESSED TO THE CRITICAL REVIEWERS
THE PROPHECY OF FAMINE; A SCOTS PASTORAL INSCRIBED TO JOHN WILKES
THE ROSCIAD

JOHN CIARDI:
A BOX COMES HOME
CENSORSHIP
EAST SIXTY-SEVENTH STREET
MOST LIKE AN ARCH THIS MARRIAGE

AMY CLAMPITT:
BEACH GLASS
BURNING CHILD
CORMORANT IN ITS ELEMENT
HERMIT THRUSH
KINGFISHER
SUN UNDERFOOT AMONG THE SUNDEWS
SYRINX
THE ODESSA STEPS

JOHN CLARE:
SONNET

SARAH NORCLIFFE CLEGHORN:
A SAINT'S HOURS
AIR OF COOLNESS PLAYS UPON HIS FACE'
BALLAD OF GENE DEBS
OLDENBURYS OF SUNDERLAND
ST. CLARE HEARS ST. FRANCIS

JOHN CLEVELAND:
A YOUNG MAN TO AN OLD WOMAN COURTING HIM
AN ELEGY UPON THE ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY
ELEGY UPON KING CHARLES THE FIRST, MURDERED PUBLICLY BY HIS SUBJECTS
NEWS FROM NEWCASTLE; UPON THE COAL-PITS ABOUT NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE
ON THE MEMORY OF MR. EDWARD KING, DROWNED IN THE IRISH SEAS
RUPERTISMUS
THE AUTHOR'S MOCK SONG TO MARK ANTONY
THE REBEL SCOT
UPON A MISER THAT MADE A GREAT FEAST; THE NEXT DAY HE DIED FOR GRIEF

ARTHUR HUGH CLOUGH:
SAY NOT
THE LATEST DECALOGUE

FLORENCE EARLE COATES:
DREYFUS
HELEN KELLER WITH A ROSE

ANITA SCOTT COLEMAN:
AMERICAN NEGRA
COLORIST
PORTRAITURE

WANDA COLEMAN:
A STONEHOLD
ABOUT GOD & THINGS
AMERICAN SONNET (1)
AMERICAN SONNET (10)
AMERICAN SONNET (35)
AMERICAN SONNET (91)
HEAVY DAUGHTER BLUES
WANDA WHY AREN'T YOU DEAD

MARY ELIZABETH COLERIDGE:
A CLEVER WOMAN
THE OTHER SIDE OF A MIRROR
THE WITCH

SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE:
DEJECTION: AN ODE
FROST AT MIDNIGHT
JULIA
KUBLA KHAN
THE RIME OF THE ANCIENT MARINER

WILLIAM COLLINS (1721-1759):
ODE TO EVENING
ODE TO SIMPLICITY
ODE WRITTEN IN [THE BEGINNING OF THE YEAR] 1746
THE PASSIONS: AN ODE FOR MUSIC

BILLY COLLINS:
BOOKS
CONSOLATION
FORGETFULNESS
NOSTALGIA
ON TURNING TEN
PICNIC, LIGHTNING
THE LANYARD

HENRY CONSTABLE:
DAMELUS' SONG TO HIS DIAPHENIA
LOVE'S FRANCISCAN
SONNET
TO GOD THE FATHER
TO SAINT CATHERINE
TO SIR PHILIP SIDNEY'S SOUL

INA DONNA COOLBRITH:
WHEN THE GRASS SHALL COVER ME

RICHARD CORBET:
DISTRACTED PURITAN
ON MR. FRANCIS BEAUMONT (THEN NEWLY DEAD)

GREGORY NUNZIO CORSO:
MARRIAGE

ABRAHAM COWLEY:
ON THE DEATH OF MRS. KATHERINE PHILIPS
THE COMPLAINT
THE PROPHET

WILLIAM COWPER:
BOADICEA; AN ODE
OLNEY HYMNS: 1. WALKING WITH GOD
OLNEY HYMNS: 15. PRAISE FOR THE FOUNTAIN OPENED
OLNEY HYMNS: 35. LIGHT SHINING OUT OF DARKNESS
OLNEY HYMNS: 47. RETIREMENT
ON THE DEATH OF MRS. (NOW LADY) THROCKMORTON'S BULLFINCH
ON THE LOSS OF THE ROYAL GEORGE
ON THE RECEIPT OF MY MOTHER'S PICTURE [OUT OF NORFOLK]
THE CASTAWAY
THE DIVERTING HISTORY OF JOHN GILPIN
THE DOG AND THE WATER LILY; NO FABLE
THE JUDGMENT OF THE POETS
THE MODERN PATRIOT
THE NEEDLESS ALARM; A TALE
THE NIGHTINGALE AND THE GLOW-WORM
THE POPLAR FIELD
THE RETIRED CAT
THE SHRUBBERY, WRITTEN IN A TIME OF AFFLICTION
THE TASK: BOOK 1. THE SOFA
THE TASK: BOOK 2. THE TIME-PIECE
THE TASK: BOOK 3. THE GARDEN
THE TASK: BOOK 4. THE WINTER EVENING
THE TASK: BOOK 5. THE WINTER MORNING WALK
THE TASK: BOOK 6. THE WINTER WALK AT NOON
TO MARY
VERSES SUPPOSED TO BE WRITTEN BY ALEXANDER SELKIRK

GEORGE CRABBE:
SIR EUSTACE GREY
TALE: 10. THE LOVER'S JOURNEY
THE PARISH REGISTER: 1. BAPTISMS
THE PARISH REGISTER: 2. MARRIAGES
THE PARISH REGISTER: 3. BURIALS
THE VILLAGE

HAROLD HART CRANE:
THE BRIDGE: PROEM. TO BROOKLYN BRIDGE
THE BROKEN TOWER
TO EMILY DICKINSON

RICHARD CRASHAW:
A HYMN [TO THE NAME AND] IN HONOR OF SAINT TERESA
IN THE HOLY NATIVITY [OF OUR LORD GOD]; AS SUNG BY SHEPHERDS
ON GEORGE HERBERT'S BOOK, THE TEMPLE, SENT TO A GENTLEWOMAN
TEMPERANCE, OR THE CHEAP PHYSICIAN
THE FLAMING HEART
WISHES TO HIS SUPPOSED MISTRESS

ROBERT CREELEY:
A FORM OF WOMEN
A WICKER BASKET
AFTER LORCA
ALL THAT IS LOVELY IN MEN
AMERICA
BIRDS
FOR LOVE
I KNOW A MAN
NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE
OH NO
PLACES
THE CHARM
THE FLOWER
THE LANGUAGE
THE RAIN
THE WARNING
WHEN I HEARD THE LEARN'D ASTRONOMER...'

COUNTEE CULLEN:
A BROWN GIRL DEAD
ADVICE TO YOUTH
AT THE WAILING WALL IN JERUSALEM
FROM THE DARK TOWER
HERITAGE
INCIDENT
LOSS OF LOVE
SATURDAY'S CHILD
SHROUD OF COLOR
SIMON THE CYRENIAN SPEAKS
TABLEAU
TO CERTAIN CRITICS
YET DO I MARVEL

EDWARD ESTLIN CUMMINGS:
&: SEVEN POEMS: 3
&: SEVEN POEMS: 7
50 POEMS: 34
95 POEMS: 10
95 POEMS: 92
ANYONE LIVED IN A PRETTY HOW TOWN
BUFFALO BILL'S / DEFUNCT
CHANSON INNOCENTE: 1, FR. TULIPS
FIVE: 5
FOUR: 7
NO THANKS: 16
NO THANKS: 58
O SWEET SPONTANEOUS
ONE: 19
PORTRAITS: 10
SONNET - REALITIES: 1
TWO: 3
W (VIVA): 52
XAIPE: 65
XAIPE: 67

RICHARD HENRY DANA (1787-1879):
THE LITTLE BEACH BIRD

SAMUEL DANIEL:
A PASTORAL OF TASSO
AN ODE
EPISTLE TO HENRY WRIOTHESLEY, EARL OF SOUTHAMPTON
MUSOPHILUS
THE COMPLAINT OF ROSAMOND
TO DELIA: 33
TO DELIA: 42
TO DELIA: 45
TO DELIA: 6
TO DELIA: 9
TO HIS READER
ULYSSES AND THE SIREN

WILLIAM DAVENANT:
GONDIBERT; AN HEROIC POEM: BOOK 3, CANTO 7; TO MR. COTTON
PRAISE AND PRAYER

DONALD DAVIE:
HOMAGE TO GEORGE WHITEFIELD (1714-1770)

WILLIAM HENRY DAVIES:
LEISURE

FRANK MARSHALL DAVIS:
SNAPSHOTS OF THE COTTON SOUTH

CECIL DAY LEWIS:
EMILY BRONTE
O DREAMS, O DESTINATIONS
STATUETTE: LATE MINOAN
THE NEWBORN
THE UNEXPLODED BOMB
WALKING AWAY
WHERE ARE THE WAR POETS

WALTER JOHN DE LA MARE:
THE LISTENERS

MRS. H. A. DEMING:
A CURIOUS LIFE POEM

JOHN DENHAM:
COOPER'S HILL
ON MR. ABRAHAM COWLEY'S DEATH AND BURIAL AMONGST THE...POETS
SOMNUS

TOI DERRICOTTE:
AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH BEFORE THE ATOMIC BOMB
AFRICAN/AMERICAN IN PARIS
AFTER A READING AT A BLACK COLLEGE
ALLEN GINSBERG
ELEGY FOR MY HUSBAND
MINKS
ON THE TURNING UP OF UNIDENTIFIED BLACK FEMALE CORPSES

DIANE DI PRIMA:
LOBA: 1
MONTEZUMA
NOTES TOWARD A POEM OF REVOLUTION
RANT
REVOLUTIONARY LETTER: 1
REVOLUTIONARY LETTER: 13
REVOLUTIONARY LETTER: 16
REVOLUTIONARY LETTER: 19
REVOLUTIONARY LETTER: 51
THE PRACTICE OF MAGICAL EVOCATION

JAMES DICKEY:
ADULTERY
FOR THE DEATH OF VINCE LOMBARDI
FOR THE LAST WOLVERINE
HUNTING CIVIL WAR RELICS AT NIMBLEWILL CREEK
PURSUIT FROM UNDER
THE DUSK OF HORSES
THE HEAVEN OF ANIMALS
THE HOSPITAL WINDOW
THE PERFORMANCE
THE SHEEP CHILD

EMILY DICKINSON:
HE SHOWED ME HEIGHTS I NEVER SAW
A BOOK
A CAP OF LEAD ACROSS THE SKY
A CHARM INVESTS A FACE
A COUNTRY BURIAL
A DEATH-BLOW IS A LIFE-BLOW TO SOME
A DEED KNOCKS FIRST AT THOUGHT
A DEW SUFFICED ITSELF
A DIALOGUE
A LITTLE OVER [OR, EAST OF] JORDAN
A ROUTE OF EVANESCENCE
AFTER GREAT PAIN A FORMAL FEELING COMES
AS IMPERCEPTIBLY AS GRIEF
DYING
EXCLUSION
GHOSTS
HOPE (1)
I CANNOT LIVE WITH YOU
I FELT A FUNERAL IN MY BRAIN
I LIKE A LOOK OF AGONY
I NEVER LOST AS MUCH BUT TWICE
I RECKON - WHEN I COUNT AT ALL
I WOULD NOT PAINT - A PICTURE
IN THE GARDEN (1)
MUCH MADNESS IS DIVINEST SENSE
POST-MORTEM
SAFE IN THEIR ALABASTER CHAMBERS
SPLIT THE LARK AND YOU'LL FIND THE MUSIC
SUCCESS
SURGEONS MUST BE VERY CAREFUL
TELL ALL THE TRUTH BUT TELL IT SLANT
THE BIBLE IS AN ANTIQUE VOLUME
THE CHARIOT
THE SNAKE
THERE'S A CERTAIN SLANT OF LIGHT
THEY SHUT ME UP IN PROSE
THIS IS MY LETTER TO THE WORLD
TO FIGHT ALOUD IS VERY BRAVE
TO HEAR AN ORIOLE SING
WILD NIGHTS! WILD NIGHTS!

GEORGE H. DILLON:
ENCHANTMENT

HENRY AUSTIN DOBSON:
TO EDMUND GOSSE, WITH VINCENT BOURNE'S POETICAL WORKS

CHARLES LUTWIDGE DODGSON:
JABBERWOCKY

JOHN DONNE:
A VALEDICTION: FORBIDDING MOURNING
GOOD FRIDAY, 1613. RIDING WESTWARD
HOLY SONNET: 1
HOLY SONNET: 10
HOLY SONNET: 14
HOLY SONNET: 5
HOLY SONNET: 7
SONG
THE ANNIVERSARY [ANNIVERSARIE]
THE CANONIZATION
THE ECSTASY [EXTASIE]
THE EXPIRATION
THE FLEA
THE FUNERAL
THE GOOD-MORROW
THE SUN RISING
WOMAN'S CONSTANCY

HILDA DOOLITTLE:
ANTIPATER OF SIDON
EURYDICE
GARDEN: 1
GARDEN: 2
HELEN
HERMES OF THE WAYS
LEDA
ORCHARD
OREAD
ORION DEAD
SEA ROSE
THE POOL

EDWARD DORN:
A PERIOD PORTRAIT OF SYMPATHY
BOUNTY TIME
FROM GLOUCESTER OUT
GERONIMO
NANA & VICTORIO
RECOLLECTIONS OF ADVICE TO WHITEGUYS

MARK DOTY:
BROADWAY
CHARLIE HOWARD'S DESCENT
FOG
GOLDEN RETRIEVALS
HOMO WILL NOT INHERIT
HORSES AFTER A HURRICANE
INDEPENDENCE DAY
NO
THE DEATH OF ANTINOUS

KEITH CASTELLAINE DOUGLAS:
CAIRO JAG
DESERT FLOWERS
HOW TO KILL
REMEMBER ME
VERGISSMEINNICHT

RITA DOVE:
DAYSTAR
PARSLEY
ROSA
SOMEONE'S BLOOD
SONNET IN PRIMARY COLORS
TAKING IN WASH
THE BISTRO STYX
THE SPRING CRICKET CONSIDERS THE QUESTION OF NEGRITUDE

ERNEST CHRISTOPHER DOWSON:
BRIEF LIFE
DREGS
NON SUM QUALIS ERAM BONAE SUB REGNO CYNARAE
THE GARDEN OF SHADOW

MICHAEL DRAYTON:
A SKELTONIAD
AGINCOURT
AN AMOURET ANACREONTICK
AN ODE WRITTEN IN THE PEAK
CANZONET: TO HIS COY LOVE
IDEA: 1. LOVE'S LUNACY
IDEA: 63
TO MASTER GEORGE SANDYS TREASURER FOR THE ENGLISH COLONY IN VIRGINIA
TO THE NOBLE LADY, THE LADY I.S. OF WORLDLY CROSSES
TO THE VIRGINIAN VOYAGE [1611]
TO WILLIAM JEFFREYS, CHAPLAINE TO THE LORD AMBASSADOUR IN SPAINE
UPON THE THREE SONNES OF THE LORD SHEFFIELD, DROWNED IN HUMBER

JOHN DRINKWATER:
1914-1918: THE DEAD SPEAK
A SABBATH DAY; IN FIVE WATCHES
APPROACHING ELSINORE
DEFIANCE
ELIZABETH ANN
HISTORY
PRELUDE
THE VAGABOND
TO ALICE MEYNELL
WRITTEN IN WINTERBORNE CAME CHURCH

WILLIAM DRUMMOND OF HAWTHORNDEN:
A NYMPH'S SONG; OF THE TRUE HAPPINESS
INVOCATION [TO LOVE]

WILLIAM HENRY DRUMMOND:
A CANADIAN VOYAGEUR'S ACCOUNT OF THE NILE EXPEDITION
DREAMS

JOHN DRYDEN:
A SONG
A SONG FOR ST. CECILIA'S DAY
ABSALOM AND ACHITOPHEL
ALEXANDER'S FEAST; OR, THE POWER OF MUSIC
ANNUS MIRABILIS: THE YEAR OF WONDERS, 1666
ANNUS MIRABILIS: VERSES TO HER HIGHNESS THE DUCHESS ON THE MEMORABLE
ASTRAEA REDUX: A POEM ON THE HAPPY RESTORATION AND RETURN OF HIS
EPISTLE TO THE WHIGS
MACFLECKNOE; OR, A SATIRE UPON THE TRUE-BLUE-PROTESTANT POET
THE HIND AND THE PANTHER: PART 1
THE SPANISH FRIAR, OR THE DOUBLE DISCOVERY: PROLOGUE
TO HIS SACRED MAJESTY; A PANEGYRIC ON HIS CORNONATION
TO MY DEAR FRIEND, MR. CONGREVE, ON HIS COMEDY, 'THE DOUBLE-DEALER'
TO THE MEMORY OF MR. OLDHAM
TO THE PIOUS MEMORY OF THE YOUNG LADY MRS. ANNE KILLIGREW

NORMAN DUBIE:
A DREAM OF THREE SISTERS
ANCESTRAL
AUBADE OF THE SINGER AND SABOTEUR, MARIE TRISTE
ELIZABETH'S WAR WITH THE CHRISTMAS BEAR: 1601
ELSINORE IN THE LATE ANCIENT AUTUMN
POPHAM OF THE NEW SONG: 5; FOR R.P. BLACKMUR
THE BOXCARS OF MARS
THE CITY OF THE OLESHA FRUIT
THE DESERT DEPORTATION OF 1915
THE FRIARY AT BLOSSOM, PROLOGUE & INSTRUCTIONS
THE PARALLAX MONOGRAPH FOR RODIN
THE PENNACESSE LEPER COLONY FOR WOMEN, CAPE COD: 1922

CAROL ANN DUFFY:
ANNE HATHAWAY
STEPHEN LAWRENCE
TRANSLATING THE ENGLISH, 1989
WARMING HER PEARLS

CHARLES GAVAN DUFFY:
THE IRISH RAPPAREES; A PEASANT BALLAD OF 1691

PAUL LAURENCE DUNBAR:
WE WEAR THE MASK

EDWARD DYER:
CONTENTMENT
CYNTHIA

JOHN DYER:
BEDFORD LEVEL
ENGLISH WEATHER
GRONGAR HILL
THE COUNTRY WALK

KATHERINE DYER:
EPITAPH ON THE MONUMENT OF SIR WILLIAM DYER

CLIFFORD DYMENT:
MAN AND BEAST

RICHARD GHORMLEY EBERHART:
ARTILLERY AND AERIAL BOMBARDMENTS
CENTENNIAL FOR WHITMAN
FOR A LAMB
ODE TO THE CHINESE PAPER SNAKE
ON A SQUIRREL CROSSING THE ROAD IN AUTUMN, IN NEW ENGLAND
SAINTE ANNE DE BEAUPRE
SEA-HAWK
STONE WORDS FOR ROBERT LOWELL
THE FURY OF AERIAL BOMBARDMENT
THE GROUNDHOG

SARAH FYGE EGERTON:
THE EMULATION

THOMAS STEARNS ELIOT:
FOUR QUARTETS: BURNT NORTON
FOUR QUARTETS: LITTLE GIDDING (1-5 COMPLETE)
GERONTION
JOURNEY OF THE MAGI
LA FIGLIA CHE PIANGE
MACAVITY: THE MYSTERY CAT
MR. APOLLINAX
PORTRAIT OF A LADY
PRELUDES: 1-4 (COMPLETE)
RHAPSODY ON A WINDY NIGHT
SWEENEY AMONG THE NIGHTINGALES
SWEENEY ERECT
THE BOSTON EVENING TRANSCRIPT
THE HIPPOPOTAMUS
THE LOVE SONG OF J. ALFRED PRUFROCK
THE WASTE LAND (1-5, COMPLETE)
WHISPERS OF IMMORTALITY

RALPH WALDO EMERSON:
BRAHMA
CONCORD HYMN; SUNG AT COMPLETION OF CONCORD MONUMENT, 1836
DAYS
EACH AND [OR, IN] ALL
HAMATREYA
THE HUMBLE-BEE
THE PROBLEM
THE RHODORA: ON BEING ASKED, WHENCE IS THE FLOWER?
THE SNOW-STORM
THE SPHINX

WILLIAM EVERSON:
HAZARDS OF HOLINESS: 1. THE BEHEADING OF JOHN THE BAPTIST
HAZARDS OF HOLINESS: 2. JUDITH AND HOLOFERNES
NIGHT SCENE
TENDRIL IN THE MESH
THE FLIGHT IN THE DESERT
THE POET IS DEAD

KENNETH FEARING:
AD
AFTERNOON OF A PAWNBROKER
ANY MAN'S ADVICE TO HIS SON
DIRGE
ELEGY IN A THEATRICAL WAREHOUSE
PROGRAM
RADIO BLUES
REQUIEM
ST. AGNES' EVE
THE CITY TAKES A WOMAN
THE JUKE-BOX SPOKE AND THE JUKE-BOX SAID

ROBERT FERGUSSON:
AULD REIKIE
LEITH RACES
THE DAFT DAYS

LAWRENCE FERLINGHETTI:
A CONEY ISLAND OF THE MIND: 15
AUTOBIOGRAPHY
I AM WAITING
PICTURES OF THE GONE WORLD: 25
REPORT ON A HAPPENING IN WASHINGTON SQUARE SAN FRANCISCO
SAN JOSE SYMPHONY RECEPTION
THE CHANGING LIGHT
TWO SCAVENGERS IN A TRUCK, TWO BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE IN A MERCEDES
UNDERWEAR

DAVID FERRY:
C.P. CAVAFY, THERMOPYLAE

ANNE FINCH:
A NOCTURNAL REVERIE
THE INTRODUCTION
THE SPLEEN; A PINDARIC POEM
TO THE NIGHTINGALE

JOHN GOULD FLETCHER:
FACTORY CHIMNEYS
THE BLACK ROCK
THE BLUE SYMPHONY

JOHN FORD (1586-1639):
PERKIN WARBECK

WILLIAM FOWLER:
IN ORKNAY

PHILIP FRENEAU:
ON THE EMIGRATION TO AMERICA AND PEOPLING WESTERN COUNTRY
THE INDIAN BURYING GROUND
TO THE MEMORY OF THE BRAVE AMERICANS UNDER GENERAL GREENE

CAROL FROST:
ADULTERY
AMERICAN PRIMITIVES
APIARY 40
APOLOGY
EGON SCHIELE'S WIFE
MORPHINE
SALT LESSON
SEXUAL JEALOUSY
TO KILL A DEER

ROBERT FROST:
AFTER APPLE PICKING
AN OLD MAN'S WINTER NIGHT
BIRCHES
DESIGN
DIRECTIVE
FIRE AND ICE
MENDING WALL
OUT, OUT -'
PROVIDE, PROVIDE
STOPPING BY WOODS ON A SNOWY EVENING
THE GIFT OUTRIGHT
THE OVEN BIRD
THE ROAD NOT TAKEN

SARAH MARGARET FULLER:
THE SONG THAT MOTHER SANG TO CUSH (IN NOAH'S ARK)

TESS GALLAGHER:
3 A.M. KITCHEN: MY FATHER TALKING
AFTER THE CHINESE
AMPLITUDE
CHILD SINGING
CHOICES
CONVERSATION WITH A FIREMAN FROM BROOKLYN
I STOP WRITING THE POEM
INSTRUCTIONS TO THE DOUBLE
RED POPPY
THE HUG
TIME LAPSE WITH TULIPS

GEORGE GASCOIGNE:
GASCOIGNE'S WOODMANSHIP
THE ARRAIGNMENT OF A LOVER
THE GREEN KNIGHT'S FAREWELL TO FANCY

JACK GILBERT:
A BRIEF FOR THE DEFENSE
ABNORMAL IS NOT COURAGE
BYZANTIUM BURNING
DANTE DANCING
FAILING AND FLYING
GOING THERE
HORSES AT MIDNIGHT WITHOUT A MOON
IN UMBRIA
LIVES OF FAMOUS MEN
MICHIKO DEAD
REMEMBERING MY WIFE
SEARCHING FOR PITTSBURGH
TEAR IT DOWN
THE FORGOTTEN DIALECT OF THE HEART
THE GREAT FIRES
WHITE HEART OF GOD

ALLEN GINSBERG:
A SUPERMARKET IN CALIFORNIA
AMERICA
HOSPITAL WINDOW
HOWL; FOR CARL SOLOMON
PLUTONIAN ODE
RETURN OF KRAL MAJALES
REVERSE THE RAIN OF TERROR
RISING OVER NIGHT-BLACKENED DETROIT STREETS
SUNFLOWER SUTRA

YOLANDE CORNELIA GIOVANNI:
BALANCES
BEAUTIFUL BLACK MEN
CHARLES WHITE
EGO TRIPPING
KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE
NIKKI-ROSA
NO FURNACES (FOR VALENTINE'S DAY)
WOMAN POEM

LOUISE ELIZABETH GLUCK:
ANCIENT TEXT
CELESTIAL MUSIC
EROS
GRETEL IN DARKNESS
LANDSCAPE
MEADOWLANDS 1
MOCK ORANGE
MOUNT ARARAT
NOSTOS
PARABLE OF FLIGHT
RED POPPY
SNOWDROPS
TELEMACHUS' BURDEN
TERMINAL RESEMBLANCE
THE SCHOOL CHILDREN
WHITE LILIES
WILD IRIS

SIDNEY GODOLPHIN:
A FAREWELL

OLIVER GOLDSMITH:
AN ELEGY ON THE DEATH OF A MAD DOG
RETALIATION
THE DESERTED VILLAGE
THE DOUBLE TRANSFORMATION
THE HAUNCH OF VENISON

ANNA ADREYEVNA GORENKO:
REQUIEM

EDMUND WILLIAM GOSSE:
A NIGHT IN TIME OF WAR
AN EPISTLE TO DR. OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES; ON HIS 75TH BIRTHDAY
AUBREY DE VERE
BEATRICE
EUTHANASIA
IN POET'S CORNER
MANES, THE HERETIC
THE NEW ENDYMION

JORIE GRAHAM:
DREAM OF THE UNIFED FIELD
ERRANCY
GUARDIAN ANGEL OF THE SWARM
MANIFEST DESTINY
PRAYER
SAN SEPOLCRO
SELF-PORTRAIT AS HURRY AND DELAY
SURFACE
WHAT THE END IS FOR (GRAND FORKS, NORTH DAKOTA)

ROBERT RANKE GRAVES:
A BOY IN CHURCH
A CHILD'S NIGHTMARE
A PINCH OF SALT
BABYLON
COUNTING THE BEATS
FLYING CROOKED
FOX'S DINGLE
GOLIATH AND DAVID
I WONDER WHAT IT FEELS LIKE TO BE DROWNED
JOHN SKELTON
LOST LOVE
PYGMALION TO GALATEA
THE BARDS
THE MORNING BEFORE THE BATTLE
THE WHITE GODDESS
TWO FUSILIERS
WARNING TO CHILDREN
WHEN I'M KILLED

THOMAS GRAY:
ELEGY WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCHYARD
HYMN TO ADVERSITY
ODE ON A DISTANT PROSPECT OF ETON COLLEGE
ODE ON THE DEATH OF A FAVOURITE CAT, DROWNED IN A TUB

CHRISTOPHER MURRAY GRIEVE:
ANOTHER EPITAPH ON AN ARMY OF MERCENARIES; REPLY TO HOUSMAN

EDGAR ALBERT GUEST:
HOME (2)
IT COULDN'T BE DONE

THOMSON WILLIAM GUNN:
CONSIDERING THE SNAIL
DONAHUE'S SISTER
IN SANTA MARIA DEL POPOLO
MOLY
MY SAD CAPTAINS
ON THE MOVE
THE HUG
THE MAN WITH THE NIGHT SWEATS
THE MISSING
WOUND

DANIEL HALL:
MANGOSTEENS

DONALD HALL:
AFFIRMATION
EATING THE PIG
MAN IN THE DEAD MACHINE
MAPLE SYRUP
NAMES OF HORSES
OLD HOME WEEK
OX-CART MAN
THE ONE DAY
THE PAINTED BED

M. P. HANDY:
ONLY A LITTLE THING

THOMAS HARDY:
A KING'S SOLILOQUY (ON THE NIGHT OF HIS FUNERAL)
A POOR MAN AND A LADY
AFTERWARDS
AH, ARE YOU DIGGING ON MY GRAVE?
CHANNEL FIRING
DRUMMER HODGE
DURING WIND AND RAIN
GOD'S FUNERAL
I LOOK INTO MY GLASS
IN TIME OF 'THE BREAKING OF NATIONS'
NEUTRAL TONES
THE BLINDED BIRD
THE CONVERGENCE OF THE TWAIN; LINES ON LOSS OF THE TITANIC
THE CORONATION
THE DARKLING THRUSH
THE GOING
THE GOING OF THE BATTERY; WIVES' LAMENTS
THE MAN HE KILLED
THE OXEN
THE REMINDER
THE RUINED MAID
THE SELF-UNSEEING
THE VOICE

CHARLES HARPUR:
ANDREW MARVELL

GWEN HARWOOD:
BARN OWL (FROM: FATHER AND CHILD)
CLAIR DE LUNE
IN THE PARK
MOTHER WHO GAVE ME LIFE
NIGHTFALL

ROBERT HASS:
A STORY ABOUT THE BODY
AFTER THE GENTLE POET KOBAYASHI ISSA
BOOKBUYING IN THE TENDERLOIN
CHILD NAMING FLOWERS
FAINT MUSIC
HEROIC SMILE
LETTER TO A POET
MEDITATION AT LAGUNITAS
PRIVILEGE OF BEING
RETURN OF ROBINSON JEFFERS
SHUNGA
SONG FOR A BRIDE
THE FAILURE OF BUFFALO TO LEVITATE
THE PROBLEM OF DESCRIBING TREES

ROBERT STEPHEN HAWKER:
SONG OF THE CORNISH MEN

NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE:
AUTUMNAL CHARACTERISTICS
BROOK FARM
CONSCIENCE
THE OCEAN
THE STAR OF CALVARY

ROBERT EARL HAYDEN:
FREDERICK DOUGLASS
MIDDLE PASSAGE
THE WHIPPING
THOSE WINTER SUNDAYS

PAUL HAMILTON HAYNE:
A STORM IN THE DISTANCE (AMONG THE GEORGIAN HILLS)

SEAMUS HEANEY:
CLEARANCES; IN MEMORIAM M.K.H., 1911-1984: 1
DIGGING
FUNERAL RITES
GRAUBALLE MAN
THE TOLLUND MAN

ANTHONY HECHT:
CURRICULUM VITAE
MORE LIGHT! MORE LIGHT!'
THE DOVER BITCH; A CRITICISM OF LIFE
THE END OF THE WEEKEND
THE GHOST IN THE MARTINI
VOICE AT A SEANCE

WILLIAM ERNEST HENLEY:
ECHOES: 4. INVICTUS

EDWARD HERBERT:
AN ODE UPON A QUESTION WHETHER LOVE SHOULD CONTINUE FOREVER
IN A GLASS WINDOW, FOR INCONSTANCY
SONNET OF BLACK BEAUTY

GEORGE HERBERT:
A DIALOGUE ANTHEM
AARON
AFFLICTION (1)
AFFLICTION (4)
BITTER-SWEET
DENIAL [OR, DENIALL]
DISCIPLINE
EASTER WINGS
JORDAN (1)
JORDAN (2)
REDEMPTION
THE ALTAR
THE CHURCH WINDOWS
THE COLLAR
THE DAWNING
THE ELIXIR
THE FLOWER
THE FORERUNNERS
THE HOLDFAST
THE PEARL
THE PULLEY
THE QUIP
THE SACRIFICE
THE TEMPER (1)

MARY SIDNEY HERBERT:
TO THE ANGEL SPIRIT OF THE MOST EXCELLENT SIR PHILIP SIDNEY

ZBIGNIEW HERBERT:
ELEGY OF FORTINBRAS
ENVOY OF MR COGITO
MR. COGITO AND PURE THOUGHT
WHAT MR. COGITO THINKS ABOUT HELL

ROBERT HERRICK:
A BUCOLICK BETWIXT TWO: LACON AND THYRSIS
A THANKSGIVING TO GOD [FOR HIS HOUSE]
CORINNA'S GOING A-MAYING
DELIGHT IN DISORDER
HIS FAREWELL TO SACK
THE ARGUMENT OF HIS BOOK
THE COUNTRY LIFE, TO THE HONOURED M. END. PORTER
THE HAG
THE HOCK-CART, OR HARVEST HOME
THE LITANY [TO THE HOLY SPIRIT]
THE MAD MAID'S SONG
THE VINE
TO ANTHEA [WHO MAY COMMAND HIM ANYTHING]
TO DAFFODILS
TO THE VIRGINS, TO MAKE MUCH OF TIME
UPON JULIA'S CLOTHES

JOHN HEYWOOD:
A LADY PRAYETH THE RETURN OF HER LOVER ABIDING ON THE SEAS
A PRAISE OF HIS LADY

EDWARD HIRSCH:
ON LOVE: FEDERICO GARCIA LORCA

JAMES HOGG:
A BOY'S SONG
JOCK JOHNSTONE, THE TINKLER
LOVE IS LIKE A DIZZINESS
QUEEN MARY'S RETURN TO SCOTLAND
THE BROKEN HEART
THE HIGHLAND WATCH
WHEN THE KYE CAME HOME

JOHN HOLLANDER:
FORGET HOW TO REMEMBER HOW TO FORGET
HISTORICAL REFLECTIONS
REFLECTIONS ON ESPIONAGE: 1/15
SWAN AND SHADOW

OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES:
OLD IRONSIDES
SUN AND SHADOW
THE CHAMBERED NAUTILUS
THE DEACON'S MASTERPIECE
THE HEIGHT OF THE RIDICULOUS
THE LAST LEAF
TO AN INSECT

MIROSLAV HOLUB:
1751
ALPHABET
ZITO THE MAGICIAN

GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS:
CARRION COMFORT
FELIX RANDAL
GOD'S GRANDEUR
INVERSNAID
PIED BEAUTY
SPRING AND FALL: TO A YOUNG CHILD
THE WINDHOVER: TO CHRIST OUR LORD

ALFRED EDWARD HOUSMAN:
A SHROPSHIRE LAD: 13
A SHROPSHIRE LAD: 18
A SHROPSHIRE LAD: 19. TO AN ATHLETE DYING YOUNG
A SHROPSHIRE LAD: 2
A SHROPSHIRE LAD: 21. BREDON HILL
A SHROPSHIRE LAD: 27
A SHROPSHIRE LAD: 29. THE LENT LILY
A SHROPSHIRE LAD: 3. THE RECRUIT
A SHROPSHIRE LAD: 31
A SHROPSHIRE LAD: 47. THE CARPENTER'S SON
A SHROPSHIRE LAD: 54
A SHROPSHIRE LAD: 62

RICHARD HOVEY:
ACCIDENT IN ART
TRANSCENDENCE

HENRY HOWARD:
DESCRIPTION OF SPRING
DESCRIPTION OF THE RESTLESS STATE OF A LOVER
IN PRAISE OF WYATT'S PSALMS
ON THE DEATH OF SIR THOMAS WYATT
PRISONED IN WINDSOR, HE RECOUNTETH HIS PLEASURE THERE PASSED
YOUTH AND AGE

FANNY HOWE:
DOUBT
FOOTSTEPS
GOOD FRIDAY NIGHT
GOODBYE, POST OFFICE SQUARE
ICE
MY BROKEN HEART
NURSERY
O'CLOCK
OUTREMER
OXFORD

JULIA WARD HOWE:
BATTLE HYMN OF THE REPUBLIC
FLAG
HAMLET AT THE BOSTON (TO EDWIN BOOTH)
LOST JEWEL

WILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS:
A DOUBLE-BARRELLED SONNET TO MARK TWAIN: 1. FIRST BARREL
BLACK CROSS FARM
EQUALITY
GOOD SOCIETY
SOLITUDE

EDWARD JAMES HUGHES:
CROW'S FALL
HARVEST MOON
HAWK ROOSTING
JAGUAR
OLD AGE GETS UP
PIKE
THE THOUGHT-FOX
THEOLOGY
TO PAINT A WATER LILY
WILFRED OWEN'S PHOTOGRAPHS
WIND
WOMAN UNCONSCIOUS

JAMES LANGSTON HUGHES:
125TH STREET
50-50
ADVICE
AMERICAN HEARTBREAK
APRIL RAIN SONG
AS I GREW OLDER
DANSE AFRICAINE
DAYBREAK IN ALABAMA
HARLEM
MOTHER TO SON
SONG FOR A DARK GIRL
SUICIDE'S NOTE
THE NEGRO SPEAKS OF RIVERS
THE WEARY BLUES

ALEXANDER HUME:
MIDSUMMER DAY IN FRANCE
OF THE DAY ESTIVALL

JAMES HENRY LEIGH HUNT:
ABOU BEN ADHEM
RONDEAU

EDWARD HYDE:
AMICO SUO CHARISSIMO, INGENIOSISSIMO, T. RANDOLPHO

DAVID IGNATOW:
ADOLESCENCE
AGAINST THE EVIDENCE
INVOCATION
IT'S MY LIFE
KADDISH
LIKE SMOKE
LIVES
LOVE POEM FOR THE FORTY-SECOND STREET LIBRARY
MYSTIQUE
THE BAGEL

NICHOLAS JAMES:
THE COMPLAINTS OF POVERTY, SELECTION

RANDALL JARRELL:
90 NORTH
A SICK CHILD
AN OFFICERS' PRISON CAMP SEEN FROM A TROOP-TRAIN
AUGSBURG ADORATION
BATS
BRONZE DAVID OF DONATELLO
EIGHTH AIR FORCE
EINE KLEINE NACHTMUSIK
END OF THE RAINBOW
GUNNER
LOSSES
NEXT DAY
PROTOCOLS (BIRKENAU, ODESSA; THE CHILDREN SPEAK ALTERNATELY)
SECOND AIR FORCE
THE DEAD WINGMAN
THE DEATH OF THE BALL TURRET GUNNER
THE FACE
THE KNIGHT, DEATH, AND THE DEVIL
THE ORIENT EXPRESS
THE PLAYER PIANO
THE SNOW-LEOPARD
THE WOMAN AT THE WASHINGTON ZOO
THINKING OF THE LOST WORLD

ROBINSON JEFFERS:
BIRDS AND FISHES
CARMEL POINT
GHOST
HURT HAWKS
ROAN STALLION
ROCK AND HAWK
SHINE, PERISHING REPUBLIC
SHINE, REPUBLIC
TAMAR
THE BEAKS OF EAGLES
THE BROKEN BALANCE
THE DAY IS A POEM (SEPTEMBER 19, 1939)
THE DEER LAY DOWN THEIR BONES
THE EYE
THE PURSE-SEINE
TO THE STONE CUTTERS
TOWER BEYOND TRAGEDY
TRUCE AND THE PEACE (NOVEMBER, 1918)
VULTURE

ELIZABETH JENNINGS:
ABSENCE
BEECH
DELAY
FOR EDWARD THOMAS
LETTER TO PETER LEVI
MEDITATION ON THE NATIVITY
ONE FLESH
SONG AT THE BEGINNING OF AUTUMN
SONG FOR A DEPARTURE

SAMUEL JOHNSON (1709-1784):
IDYLL
PROLOGUE, SPOKEN BY MR. GARRICK AT ... THEATRE ROYALE, 1747
THE VANITY OF HUMAN WISHES; THE 10TH SATIRE OF JUVENAL, IMITATED

DENIS JOHNSON:
A POEM ABOUT BASEBALL
HEAT
THE CONFESSION OF ST. JIM-RALPH
THE WHITE FIRES OF VENUS
ULYSSES
VEIL
VESPERS

GEORGIA DOUGLAS JOHNSON:
BLACK WOMAN
COMMON DUST
THE HEART OF A WOMAN

HELENE JOHNSON:
BOTTLED
MAGALU

HETTIE JONES:
SUBWAY POEM

BEN JONSON:
A FIT OF RHYME AGAINST RHYME [OR, RIME]
A PINDARIC ODE
AN EXECRATION UPON VULCAN
EPIGRAM: 14. TO WILLIAM CAMDEN
EPIGRAM: 45. ON MY FIRST SON
EPITAPH ON S.P., A CHILD OF QUEEN ELIZABETH'S CHAPEL
ON THE FAMOUS VOYAGE
SEJANUS, HIS FALL
TO CELIA
TO HEAVEN
TO JOHN DONNE (1)
TO JOHN DONNE (2)
TO MY BOOK
TO PENSHURST
TO SIR ROBERT WROTH
TO THE AUTHOR
TO THE MEMORY OF MY BELOVED MASTER WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

DONALD JUSTICE:
ABOARD! ABOARD!
MEN AT FORTY
MRS. SNOW
ODE TO A DRESSMAKER'S DUMMY
THE ASSASSINATION

BOB KAUFMAN:
ABOMUNIST MANIFESTO
BAGEL SHOP JAZZ
MINGUS

JOHN KEATS:
A PROPHECY: TO GEORGE KEATS IN AMERICA
ENDYMION, A POETIC ROMANCE: BOOK 1
LA BELLE DAME SANS MERCI
LAST SONNET (REVISED VERSION)
ODE ON A GRECIAN URN
ODE ON INDOLENCE
ODE ON MELANCHOLY
ODE TO A NIGHTINGALE
ODE TO PSYCHE
ON FIRST LOOKING INTO CHAPMAN'S HOMER
SONNET
THE EVE OF ST. AGNES
TO AUTUMN

WELDON KEES:
1926
ASPECTS OF ROBINSON
FOR MY DAUGHTER
INTERREGNUM
JANUARY
ROBINSON
SARATOGA ENDING
SESTINA: TRAVEL NOTES
STATEMENT WITH RHYMES
THE COMING OF THE PLAGUE
THE SPEAKERS

X. J. KENNEDY:
IN A PROMINENT BAR IN SECAUCUS ONE DAY
NUDE DESCENDING A STAIRCASE

JANE KENYON:
BISCUIT
BRIEFLY IT ENTERS, AND BRIEFLY SPEAKS
FEBRUARY: THINKING OF FLOWERS
GETTYSBURG: JULY 1, 1863
HAPPINESS
HAVING IT OUT WITH MELANCHOLY
LET EVENING COME
MOSAIC OF THE NATIVITY: SERBIA, WINTER, 1993
NOTES FROM THE OTHER SIDE
OTHERWISE
TAKING DOWN THE TREE
THE BLUE BOWL
THINKING OF MADAME BOVARY

ALFRED JOYCE KILMER:
TREES

HENRY KING (1592-1669):
A CONTEMPLATION UPON FLOWERS
A RENUNCIATION
A SALUTATION OF HIS MAJESTY'S SHIP THE SOVEREIGN
ON THE EARL OF ESSEX
SONNET
THE EXEQUY [ON HIS WIFE]
THE SHORT WOOING
TO MY DEAR FRIEND BEN JONSON (DIED AUGUST 6, 1637)

WILLIAM KING:
THE BEGGAR WOMAN

RUDYARD KIPLING:
GUNGA DIN
IF
RECESSIONAL
THE WAY THROUGH THE WOODS

AUGUST KLEINZAHLER:
AUBADE ON EAST 12TH STREET
CHRISTMAS IN CHINATOWN
ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE
GREEN SEES THINGS IN WAVES
HISTORY OF WESTERN MUSIC: CHAPTER 26
INTERIOR DECORATOR ON SUNDAY
ON FIRST LOOKING INTO JOSEPH CORNELL'S DIARIES
SNOW IN NORTH JERSEY
THE HEREAFTER
THE STRANGE HOURS TRAVELERS KEEP

ETHERIDGE KNIGHT:
A WASP WOMAN VISITS A BLACK JUNKIE IN PRISON
BELLY SONG (FOR THE DAYTOP FAMILY)
FEELING FUCKED UP
FOR BLACK POETS WHO THINK OF SUICIDE
FOR ERIC DOLPHY
HAIKU FOR THE HOMELESS
HARD ROCK RETURNS TO PRISON FROM THE HOSPITAL FOR THE CRIMINAL INSANE
IDEA OF ANCESTRY
JAZZ DRUMMER
THE SUN CAME

KENNETH KOCH:
ART OF POETRY
BEL CANTO
FRESH AIR
LO, WHERE HAUSSMANN COMES, SEE WHERE HE COMES
ONE TRAIN MAY HIDE ANOTHER
SOME GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS
SUN OUT
THANK YOU
TO MY FIFTIES
VARIATIONS ON A THEME BY WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS
YOU WERE WEARING

YUSEF KOMUNYAKAA:
AFTER THE FALL OF SAIGON
APRIL'S ANARCHY
BACCHANALE
BANKING POTATOES
BLACKBERRIES
CAMOUFLAGING THE CHIMERA
CITADEL
DIA DE LOS MUERTOS
DOCTOR FEEL-GOOD
ELEGY FOR THELONIOUS
FACING IT
GRENADE
MY FATHER'S LOVELETTERS
ODE TO THE MAGGOT
SLAM, DUNK, & HOOK
STARLIGHT SCOPE MYOPIA
SUNDAY AFTERNOONS
THANKS
TU DO STREET
VENUS'S-FLYTRAPS
WHISTLE

MAXINE W. KUMIN:
AFTER LOVE
HENRY MANLEY, LIVING ALONE, KEEPS TIME
HERMIT GOES UP ATTIC
HOW IT IS
JACK
LINES WRITTEN IN LIBRARY OF CONGRESS AFTER CLEANETH BROOKS
LIVING ALONE WITH JESUS
LONG APPROACH
MORNING SWIM
WOODCHUCKS

STANLEY JASSPON KUNITZ:
AROUND PASTOR BONHOEFFER: NEXT TO LAST THINGS
AROUND PASTOR BONHOEFFER: THE EXTERMINATION CAMP
AROUND PASTOR BONHOEFFER: THE PLOT AGAINST HITLER
BORIS PASTERNAK
END OF SUMMER
FATHER AND SON
FIRST LOVE
LAYERS
LONG BOAT
PASSING THROUGH
ROBIN REDBREAST
ROUTE SIX
SNAKES OF SEPTEMBER
STATEMENT
TESTING-TREE
THE ABDUCTION
THE FLIGHT OF APOLLO
THE PORTRAIT
THE QUARREL
THE ROUND
THE WAR AGAINST THE TREES
THE WELLFLEET WHALE
THIS DAY THIS WORLD
TOUCH ME

JOANNE KYGER:
ALL THIS EVERYDAY, SELS.
ANTHRO INFO
DESTRUCTION
THEY ARE ALIVE ALTHOUGH CELADON
TRIP OUT AND FALL BACK
WONDERFUL FOCUS OF YOU: 1977

LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON:
THE FEMALE CONVICT
THE GOLDEN VIOLET
THE GUERILLA CHIEF
THE IMPROVISATRICE: A MOORISH ROMANCE
THE MARRIAGE VOW
THE VISIONARY AND THE TRUE

WALTER SAVAGE LANDOR:
COUNT JULIAN
DIRCE
GEBIR: 1
IMMORTALITY [OR, VERSE]
REPENTANCE OF KING RODERIGO
ROSE AYLMER

SIDNEY LANIER:
CORN
HYMNS OF THE MARSHES: THE MARSHES OF GLYNN
SONG OF THE CHATTAHOOCHEE
THE SYMPHONY

LUCY LARCOM:
THE SINKING OF THE MERRIMAC [MAY 10, 1862]

PHILIP LARKIN:
AN ARUNDEL TOMB
AUBADE
CHURCH GOING
HIGH WINDOWS
MCMXIV
MR. BLEANEY
MYXOMATOSIS
TALKING IN BED
THE EXPLOSION
THE NORTH SHIP
THE WHITSUN WEDDINGS

EMILY LAWLESS:
AFTER AUGHRIM
AN EXILE'S MOTHER

DAVID HERBERT LAWRENCE:
BAVARIAN GENTIANS
PIANO
SNAKE
THE SHIP OF DEATH

EMMA LAZARUS:
THE NEW COLOSSUS

MARY LEAPOR:
AN EPISTLE TO A LADY
AN ESSAY ON WOMAN
MAN THE MONARCH

EDWARD LEAR:
THE OWL AND THE PUSSY CAT

GIACOMO LEOPARDI:
TO HIMSELF

DENISE LEVERTOV:
ABOUT MARRIAGE
ADVENT 1966
AT THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT NOVEMBER 15, 1969
CAEDMON
CLARITAS
GOODBYE TO TOLERANCE
PEOPLE AT NIGHT (DERIVED FROM RILKE)
PRAYER FOR REVOLUTIONARY LOVE
PRISONERS
PSALM PRAISING THE HAIR OF MAN'S BODY
THE CRACK
THE ILLUSTRATION?A FOOTNOTE
THE WEALTH OF THE DESTITUTE
THE WELL
TO R.D., MARCH 4TH 1988

PHILIP LEVINE:
AN ABANDONED FACTORY, DETROIT
AN ORDINARY MORNING
ANIMALS ARE PASSING FROM OUR LIVES
BELLE ISLE, 1949
COMING HOME, DETROIT, 1968
DETROIT, TOMORROW
M. DEGAS TEACHES ART & SCIENCE AT DURFEE INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL, DETROIT 1942
MERCY
ON THE MEETING OF GARCIA LORCA AND HART CRANE
THE DEATH OF SAUL
THE SIMPLE TRUTH
THE SWEETNESS OF BOBBY HEFKA
THEY FEED THEY LION
WHAT WORK IS
YOU CAN HAVE IT
ZAYDEE

NICHOLAS VACHEL LINDSAY:
THE KNIGHT IN DISGUISE

DOROTHY LIVESAY:
FOR FEDERICO GARCIA LORCA

HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW:
A PSALM OF LIFE
MY LOST YOUTH
TALES OF A WAYSIDE INN: THE FIRST DAY: PAUL REVERE'S RIDE [APRIL 1775]
TALES OF A WAYSIDE INN: THE FIRST DAY: ROBERT OF SICILY
THE ARROW AND THE SONG
THE CHILDREN'S HOUR
THE SONG OF HIAWATHA: INTRODUCTION
THE VILLAGE BLACKSMITH

AUDRE LORDE:
COAL
SISTERS IN ARMS
THE BLACK UNICORN

RICHARD LOVELACE:
CALLING LUCASTA FROM HER RETIREMENT
THE GRASSHOPPER; TO MY NOBLE FRIEND MR. CHARLES COTTON
THE ROSE
THE SCRUTINY; SONG
TO ALTHEA, FROM PRISON
TO CHLOE, COURTING HER FOR HIS FRIEND
TO LUCASTA, FROM PRISON
TO LUCASTA, [ON] GOING BEYOND THE SEAS
TO LUCASTA, [ON] GOING TO THE WARS

AMY LOWELL:
A DECADE
DECADE
MADONNA OF THE EVENING FLOWERS
PATTERNS
THE LETTER
THE PLEIADES

JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL:
COMMEMORATION ODE READ AT HARVARD UNIVERSITY
THE BIGLOW PAPERS. 2D SERIES. THE COURTIN'
THE ORIGIN OF DIDACTIC POETRY
THE PRESENT CRISIS
THE VISION OF SIR LAUNFAL
UNDER THE OLD ELM; READ AT CAMBRIDGE ON 100TH ANNIVERSAY ...

ROBERT LOWELL:
BEYOND THE ALPS (ON THE TRAIN FROM ROME TO PARIS, 1950)
EPILOGUE
EZRA POUND
FOR THE UNION DEAD
HOME AFTER THREE MONTHS AWAY
MY LAST AFTERNOON WITH UNCLE DEVEREUX WINSLOW
SKUNK HOUR; FOR ELIZABETH BISHOP
THE QUAKER GRAVEYARD IN NANTUCKET

DAVID LYNDSAY:
ANE SATIRE OF THE THREE ESTAITIS: OPPRESSION BETRAYS THEFT
THE TESTAMENT AND COMPLAYNT OF THE PAPINGO, SELECTION

GEORGE MACDONALD:
PHANTASIES
THE DISCIPLE
WITHIN AND WITHOUT

ARCHIBALD MACLEISH:
ARS POETICA
CONQUISTADOR: PROLOGUE
EINSTEIN
SOME ASPECTS OF IMMORTALITY
THE SNOWFLAKE WHICH IS NOW AND HENCE FOREVER
THE YOUNG DEAD SOLDIERS
YOU, ANDREW MARVELL

FREDERICK LOUIS MACNEICE:
AUTOBIOGRAPHY
BAGPIPE MUSIC
BROTHER FIRE
DUBLIN
JUNE THUNDER
MEETING-POINT
PRAYER BEFORE BIRTH
SNOW
SOAP SUDS
STAR-GAZER
SUNDAY MORNING
THE BRITISH MUSEUM READING ROOM

JAMES MACPHERSON:
OSSIAN'S SONG OF SORROW

NAOMI LONG (WITHERSPOON) MADGETT:
BLACK WOMAN
HER STORY
THE SUN DO MOVE'

OSIP EMILYEVICH MANDELSTAM:
THE STALIN EPIGRAM
TRISTIA

CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE:
BALLAD OF FAUSTUS; JUDGMENT OF GOD SHOWED UPON JOHN FAUSTUS
EDWARD THE SECOND
HERO AND LEANDER
TAMBURLAINE THE GREAT: PART 1
TAMBURLAINE THE GREAT: PART 2
THE JEW OF MALTA
THE PASSIONATE SHEPHERD TO HIS LOVE
THE TRAGICAL HISTORY OF THE LIFE AND DEATH OF DOCTOR FAUSTUS

ANDREW MARVELL:
A DROP OF DEW
A POEM UPON THE DEATH OF OLIVER CROMWELL, THE LORD PROTECTOR
AN HORATIAN ODE UPON CROMWELL'S RETURN FROM IRELAND
BERMUDAS
ON MILTON'S PARADISE LOST
THE CHARACTER OF HOLLAND
THE CORONET
THE DEFINITION OF LOVE
THE GALLERY
THE GARDEN
THE LOYAL SCOT
THE MOWER AGAINST GARDENS
THE MOWER TO THE GLOW-WORMS
THE MOWER'S SONG
THE NYMPH COMPLAINING FOR THE DEATH OF HER FAUN [OR, FAWN]
THE PICTURE OF LITTLE T.C. IN A PROSPECT OF FLOWERS
THE UNFORTUNATE LOVER
TO HIS COY MISTRESS

JOHN MASEFIELD:
A BALLAD OF JOHN SILVER
A PRAYER FOR A BEGINNING REIGN
A PRAYER FOR THE KING'S MAJESTY
BEAUTY
CARGOES
EAST COKER
JOHN FITZGERALD KENNEDY
ON GROWING OLD
SEA-FEVER
SONNET
TEWKESBURY ROAD
THE CHOICE
THE ISLAND OF SKYROS; SONNET
THE LEMMINGS
THE SEEKERS
THE TARRY BUCCANEER
THE WEST WIND

WILLIAM MATTHEWS:
IN MEMORY OF W.H. AUDEN

JASPER MAYNE:
ON DR. DONNES DEATH

JOHN LUCKEY MCCREERY:
THERE IS NO DEATH

PHYLLIS MCGINLEY:
DIDO OF TUNISIA
IN PRAISE OF DIVERSITY
LANCELOT WITH BICYCLE
LENDING LIBRARY
SPRING COMES TO THE SUBURBS
SQUEEZE PLAY

WILLIAM MCGONAGALL:
THE TAY BRIDGE DISEASTER

THOMAS MCGRATH:
A WARRANT FOR PABLO NERUDA

STEPHEN MEATS:
SEEING MY FATHER AGAIN

HERMAN MELVILLE:
A DIRGE FOR MCPHERSON; KILLED IN FRONT OF ATLANTA
THE BERG (A DREAM)
THE COLLEGE COLONEL
THE MALDIVE SHARK
THE PORTENT
THE RAVAGED VILLA
THE TUFT OF KELP

GEORGE MEREDITH:
A FAITH ON TRAIL
DIRGE IN WOODS
LOVE IN THE VALLEY (VERSION A)
THE DAY OF THE DAUGHTER OF HADES
THE LARK ASCENDING
THE NUPTIALS OF ATTILA

WILLIAM MEREDITH:
CARRIER
CHEER
LOVE LETTER FROM AN IMPOSSIBLE LAND
THE ILLITERATE
THE WRECK OF THE THRESHER
VIEW OF THE BROOKLYN BRIDGE
WHORLS

EVE MERRIAM:
CATCH A LITTLE RHYME
FOR A SOLDIER'S BIRTHDAY
PECULIAR

JAMES INGRAM MERRILL:
18 WEST 11TH STREET (HOUSE EXPLODED BY 'WEATHERMEN' .. 1970)
ANNIE HILL'S GRAVE
BLACK SWAN
DAYS OF 1935
EDWARD LIEBERMAN, ENTREPRENEUR, FOUR YEARS AFTER THE BURNING
EPITHALAMIUM
LOST IN TRANSLATION; FOR RICHARD HOWARD
MATINEES
MIRABELL'S BOOK OF NUMBERS
TENANCY
THE BROKEN HOME
THE COUNTRY OF A THOUSAND YEARS OF PEACE
THE VICTOR DOG
THOUSAND AND SECOND NIGHT
URBAN CONVALESCENCE
VOICES FROM THE OTHER WORLD

WILLIAM STANLEY MERWIN:
DACHAU SHOE
DRUNK IN THE FURNACE
FOR THE ANNIVERSARY OF MY DEATH
LAST ONE
RIVER OF BEES
SEPARATION
THE ASIANS DYING

ROBERT MEZEY:
TO PHILIP LEVINE, ON THE DAY OF ATONEMENT

EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY:
ARMENONVILLE
DIRGE WITHOUT MUSIC
ELEGY BEFORE DEATH
FIRST FIG
JUSTICE DENIED IN MASSACHUSETTS
RECUERDO
RENASCENCE
SECOND FIG
SONNET: 1
SONNET: 11
SONNET: 2
SONNET: 3
SONNET: 4
SONNET: 41
SONNET: 5
THE PHILOSOPHER

VASSAR MILLER:
END AND THE BEGINNING

CZESLAW MILOSZ:
DEDICATION

JOHN MILTON:
ARCADES
AT A SOLEMN MUSIC
COMUS
EPITAPH ON THE ADMIRABLE DRAMATIC POET, WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
IL PENSEROSO
L'ALLEGRO
LYCIDAS
ON HIS BEING [OR, HAVING] ARRIVED AT THE AGE OF TWENTY-THREE
ON THE MORNING OF CHRIST'S NATIVITY
ON THE NEW FORCES OF CONSCIENCE UNDER THE LONG PARLIAMENT
ON THE PLATONIC IDEA, AS IT WAS UNDERSTOOD BY ARISTOTLE
ON THE UNIVERSITY CARRIER
ON TIME
PARADISE LOST (COMPLETE)
PARADISE LOST: BOOK 1
PARADISE REGAINED
SAMSON AGONISTES
SONNET: 10. TO THE LADY MARGARET LEY
SONNET: 11. ON THE DETRACTION FOLLOWED MY WRITING TREATISES
SONNET: 12. ON THE DETRACTION FOLLOWED MY WRITING TREATISES (2)
SONNET: 13. TO MR. H. LAWES, ON HIS AIRS
SONNET: 14. ON THE RELIGIOUS MEMORY OF CATHERINE THOMASON
SONNET: 15. TO THE LORD GENERAL FAIRFAX
SONNET: 16. TO THE LORD GENERAL CROMWELL, MAY 1652
SONNET: 18. ON THE LATE MASSACRE IN PIEDMONT
SONNET: 19. ON HIS BLINDNESS
SONNET: 21. TO CYRIACK SKINNER
SONNET: 23. ON HIS DECEASED WIFE
SONNET: 8. WHEN THE ASSAULT WAS INTENDED TO THE CITY
SONNET: 9. TO A VIRTUOUS YOUNG LADY

ALEXANDER MONTGOMERIE:
ADIEU TO HIS MISTRESS
ADMONITION TO YOUNG LASSES
AWAY VANE WORLD
BANKIS OF HELICON
MAY-MORN AND CUPID, FR. THE CHERRY AND THE SLAE
THE NIGHT [NICHT] IS NEAR [NIGH] GONE
TO HENRY CONSTABLE AND HENRY KEIR

WILLIAM VAUGHN MOODY:
AN ODE IN TIME OF HESITATION
GLOUCESTER MOORS
ON A SOLDIER FALLEN IN THE PHILIPPINES
THE DAGUERREOTYPE

MARIANNE MOORE:
A GRAVE
A JELLYFISH
AN OCTOPUS
BIRD-WITTED
JERBOA
MARRIAGE
NEVERTHELESS
POETRY
SILENCE
THE FISH
THE MIND IS AN ENCHANTING THING
THE STEEPLE-JACK
TO A SNAIL
WHAT ARE YEARS?

THOMAS MOORE:
BELIEVE ME, IF ALL THOSE ENDEARING YOUNG CHARMS
THE HARP
THE LAST ROSE OF SUMMER
THE LIGHT OF OTHER DAYS
THE MEETING OF THE WATERS
THE MINSTREL BOY

THOMAS STURGE MOORE:
BEAUTY
BLACK AND TAN REPRAISALS
CENTAUR'S BOOTY
DANAE
HOME RULE
SEA IS KIND (THE GOATHERD AND SHEPHERD)
SEA IS KIND (THE NYMPHS)

THOMAS MORE:
A LAMENTATION OF QUEEN ELIZABETH
AN ARGUMENT
THE KISS

CHRISTOPHER DARLINGTON MORLEY:
A CHARM; FOR OUR NEW FIREPLACE TO STOP ITS SMOKING

HILDA MORLEY:
HANUKKAH
NEW YORK SUBWAY

WILLIAM MORRIS (1834-1896):
A DEATH SONG
A GOOD KNIGHT IN PRISON
CHAPEL IN LYONESS
CONCERNING GEFFRAY TESTE NOIRE
DEATH OF PARIS
EARTHLY PARADISE
FOR THE BRIAR ROSE
GOLDEN WINGS
LOVE IS ENOUGH
THE BLUE CLOSET
THE DAY IS COMING
THE DEFENCE OF GUENEVERE
THE HAYSTACK IN THE FLOODS
THE MESSAGE OF THE MARCH WIND
THE TUNE OF SEVEN TOWERS
TWO RED ROSES ACROSS THE MOON
VOICE OF TOIL

PAUL MULDOON:
HAY
MEETING THE BRITISH
MULES
YARROW

CONSTANCE CAROLINE WOODHILL NADEN:
SONNET: ANDREW MARVELL'S 'DEFINITION OF LOVE'

SAROJINI NAIDU:
A CHALLENGE TO FATE
AN ANTHEM OF LOVE
CHAMPAK BLOSSOMS
IN REMEMBRANCE (VIOLET CLARKE - DIED MARCH 21, 1909)
POET TO DEATH

CAROLINA OLIPHANT NAIRNE:
CALLER HERRIN'
CHARLIE IS MY DARLING
THE LAIRD O' COCKPEN
THE LAND O' THE LEAL
THE PLOUGHMAN
THE ROWAN TREE

OGDEN NASH:
ADVENTURES OF ISABEL
CELERY
COLUMBUS
GERM
INTROSPECTIVE REFLECTION
KIND OF AN ODE TO DUTY
LAMA
MARRIAGE: A WORD TO HUSBANDS
PEOPLE UPSTAIRS
PURIST
REFLECTIONS ON ICE-BREAKING
SONG OF THE OPEN ROAD
THE COW
THE OCTOPUS
THE PANTHER
THIS IS GOING TO HURT JUST A LITTLE BIT

THOMAS NASHE:
SUMMER'S LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT: SPRING

MARILYN NELSON:
CANTICLE FOR ABBA JACOB
DIVERNE'S HOUSE
EMILY DICKINSON'S DEFUNCT
FORTUNATE SPILL
INTERMEZZO
JUNETEENTH
MINOR MIRACLE
SOLITUDE IN SOWETO
STRANGE BEAUTIFUL WOMAN

HOWARD NEMEROV:
A PRIMER OF THE DAILY ROUND
BECAUSE YOU ASKED ABOUT THE LINE BETWEEN PROSE AND POETRY
CONSENT
GUIDE TO THE RUINS
LEARNING BY DOING
THE BLUE SWALLOWS
THE GOOSE FISH
THE VACUUM
THE WAR IN THE AIR

EDITH BLAND NESBIT:
INVOCATION
SLEEP, MY TREASURE
ST. VALENTINE'S DAY

AGOSTINHO NETO:
AFRICAN POEM
GRIEVED LANDS

JOHN NEWTON:
FAITH'S REVIEW AND EXPECTATION
THE NAME OF JESUS

JOHN FREDERICK NIMS:
ISAIAH'S COAL
ISHTAR
LOVE POEM
NATIONE NON MORIBUS (1265-1321)
OCCASIONS OF GRACE AT A POETRY READING
VERSE TRANSLATOR

ALICE NOTLEY:
...I THOUGHT SHE WAS GOING TO BE A GHOST STORY
APRIL NOT AN INVENTORY BUT A BLIZZARD
DARK THOUGHT
HOW SPRING COMES
I THE PEOPLE
JACK WOULD SPEAK THROUGH THE IMPERFECT MEDIUM OF ALICE
LADY POVERTY
LANA TURNER AT VERSAILLES
MACHO DAISY DUCK

ALFRED NOYES:
THE HIGHWAYMAN

NAOMI SHIHAB NYE:
ARABIC COFFEE
BURNING
CROSS THAT LINE
DIFFERENT WAYS TO PRAY
FAMOUS
GATE A-4
JERUSALEM (1)
KINDNESS
ONE BOY TOLD ME
PAKISTAN WITH OPEN ARMS
RED BROCADE
THE ART OF DISAPPEARING

FRANK O'HARA (1926-1966):
POEM (TO JAMES SCHUYLER)
THE DAY LADY DIED

SHARON OLDS:
I GO BACK TO MAY 1937
SEX WITHOUT LOVE
THE SUMMER-CANP BUS PULLS AWAY FROM THE CURB

MARY OLIVER:
AT BLACK RIVER
AT BLACKWATER POND
AT GREAT POND
AUGUST
FINCHES
FOXES IN WINTER
IN BLACKWATER WOODS
MEETING
THE JOURNEY
THE SUMMER DAY
THE SWAN
WHEN DEATH COMES
WHITE-EYES
WILD GEESE
WRITING POEMS

MICHAEL ONDAATJE:
BEARHUG
ELIZABETH
LIGHT
THE CINNAMON PEELER
THE FIRST RULE OF SINHALESE ARCHITECTURE
THE GREAT TREE
THE SIYABASLAKARA
THE TIME AROUND SCARS
TO A SAD DAUGHTER
TO ANURADHAPURA

JOEL OPPENHEIMER:
FOR LOUIS ZUKOFSKY 1904-1978

WILFRED OWEN:
ANTHEM FOR DOOMED YOUTH
DULCE ET DECORUM EST
STRANGE MEETING
THE END

THOMAS PARNELL:
A NIGHT-PIECE ON DEATH
THE HERMIT

OCTAVIO PAZ:
KEY OF WATER

MOLLY PEACOCK:
A HOT DAY IN AGRIGENTO
LIFE OF LEON BONVIN
SAY YOU LOVE ME
THE HAPPY DIARY
VOGUE VISTA

PETRARCH:
SONNETS TO LAURA IN LIFE: 109
SONNETS TO LAURA IN LIFE: 156

KATHERINE PHILIPS:
A COUNTRY LIFE
ON ROSANIA'S APOSTASY, AND LUCASIA'S FRIENDSHIP
ON THE NUMEROUS ACCESSE OF THE ENGLISH TO WAITE
TO MY ANTENOR, MARCH 16, 1661/2

PHILOSTRATUS:
SONG: TO CELIA

MARGE PIERCY:
A WORK OF ARTIFACE
ATTACK OF THE SQUASH PEOPLE
BARBIE DOLL
COMMON LIVING DIRT
FOR THE YOUNG WHO WANT TO
INTERSPECIES
LOVING THE CRONE
RETURNING TO THE CEMETERY IN THE OLD PRAGUE GHETTO
SEXUAL SELECTION AMONG BIRDS
THE ART OF BLESSING THE DAY
THE CHUPPAH
THE SECRETARY CHANT
TO BE OF USE
TO HAVE WITHOUT HOLDING
TRAVELING DREAM
WHAT ARE BIG GIRLS MADE OF?
WHAT'S THAT SMELL IN THE KITCHEN
YOUR FATHER'S FOURTH HEART ATTACK

JOHN PIERPONT:
THE FUGITIVE SLAVE'S APOSTROPHE TO THE NORTH STAR
THE PILGRIM FATHERS

ROBERT PINSKY:
1. FLIGHT
2. THE STARGAZERS
AN EXPLANATION OF AMERICA
CITY ELEGIES
DISCRETIONS OF ALCIBIADES
GULF MUSIC
IMPOSSIBLE TO TELL
ISAAC LEYBUSH PERETZ
JERSEY RAIN
SAMURAI SONG
SHIRT
THE CITY DARK
THE FIGURED WHEEL
THE NIGHT GAME
THE WANT BONE
TO TELEVISION

SYLVIA PLATH:
ARIEL
BLACK ROOK IN RAINY WEATHER
BLACKBERRYING
CHILD
DADDY
EDGE
KINDNESS
LADY LAZARUS
MIRROR
MORNING SONG
THE COLOSSUS
TULIPS

STANLEY PLUMLY:
AFTER WHISTLER
AGAINST STARLINGS
AUTUMNAL
COMMELINA VIRGINICA
CONSTABLE'S CLOUDS FOR KEATS
FARRAGUT NORTH
GLENN GOULD
INFIDELITY
SUMMER CELESTIAL
WHITE BIBLE

PO CHU-YI:
A DREAM OF MOUNTAINEERING

EDGAR ALLAN POE:
A DREAM WITHIN A DREAM
ANNABEL LEE
THE CITY IN THE SEA
THE RAVEN
TO HELEN (1)
TO HELEN (2)

VASKO POPA:
ST. SAVA'S JOURNEY

ALEXANDER POPE:
AN ESSAY ON CRITICISM
AN ESSAY ON MAN
ELEGY TO THE MEMORY OF AN UNFORTUNATE LADY
ELOISA TO ABELARD
EPISTLE TO DR. ARBUTHNOT
EPISTLE TO MISS TERESA BLOUNT, ON HER LEAVING THE TOWN
EPISTLE TO MR. JERVAS, WITH FRESNOY'S ART OF PAINTING
INSCRIPTION ON A GROTTO OF SHELLS AT CRUX-EASTON
MORAL ESSAYS: EPISTLE 1. TO RICHARD TEMPLE, VISCOUNT COBHAM
MORAL ESSAYS: EPISTLE 2. TO A LADY: OF THE CHARACTERS OF WOMEN
MORAL ESSAYS: EPISTLE 3. TO ALLEN LORD BATHURST
MORAL ESSAYS: EPISTLE 4. TO RICHARD BOYLE, EARL BURLINGTON
ODE ON SOLITUDE (FINAL PRINTED VERSION)
ON A CERTAIN LADY AT COURT
THE DUNCIAD
THE RAPE OF THE LOCK
WINDSOR FOREST

EZRA POUND:
A GIRL
CANTO 1
CANTO 1 (1917)
CANTO 115
CANTO 13
CANTO 16
CANTO 2 (1917)
CANTO 3
CANTO 3 (1917)
CANTO 4
CANTO 45
IN A STATION OF THE METRO

JOHN COWPER POWYS:
A DANIEL COME TO JUDGMENT
AFTER READING WILLIAM BLAKE
BLASPHEMY
CORPUS, CAMBRIDGE
DAFFODILS
EARTH-WORSHIP
EUTHANASIA
METAPHYSIC
ODE TO PROSERPINE
RENAISSANCE
REQUIESCAT IN PACE
THE NEW MAGDALENE

JACK PRELUTSKY:
A VALENTINE FOR MY TEACHER
AS SOON AS FRED GETS OUT OF BED
BE GLAD YOUR NOSE IS ON YOUR FACE
BLEEZER'S ICE CREAM
IT'S HALLOWEEN

FRANK TEMPLETON PRINCE:
AT A PARADE
BABIAANTJE
CHAKA
EPISTLE TO A PATRON
SOLDIERS BATHING
STRAFFORD
THE TEARS OF A MUSE IN AMERICA

MATTHEW PRIOR:
A BETTER ANSWER (TO CHLOE JEALOUS)
A FABLE
A LETTER TO LADY [MISS] MARGARET-CAVANDISH-HOLLES-HARLEY, WHEN A CHILD
A LOVER'S ANGER
AN ENGLISH PADLOCK
CUPID AND GANYMEDE
HANS CARVEL
ON MY BIRTHDAY, JULY 21
THE COUNTESS DOWAGER OF DEVONSHIRE
THE DOVE
THE FEMALE PHAETON
THE GARLAND
THE LADLE
THE LADY'S LOOKING-GLASS
THE OLD GENTRY
THE SECRETARY; WRITTEN AT THE HAGUE, 1696
THE THIEF AND THE CORDELIER
THE TURTLE AND SPARROW
TO A YOUNG GENTLEMAN IN LOVE
TO MR HARLEY, WOUNDED BY GUISCARD

HENRY JAMES PYE:
AEROPHORION: THE AIR BALLOON
FOR THE KING'S BIRTHDAY 1794
FOR THE NEW YEAR 1791
FOR THE NEW YEAR 1806
PROLOGUE INTENDED FOR 'VORTIGERN'

FRANCIS QUARLES:
EMBLEM: 3
THE VANITY OF THE WORLD

WALTER RALEIGH:
A POEM ENTREATING OF SORROW
FAREWELL TO THE COURT
HIS PETITION TO QUEEN ANNE OF DENMARK (1618)
IN COMMENDATION OF GEORGE GASCOIGNE'S STEEL GLASS (1576)
ON THE SNUFF OF A CANDLE, THE NIGHT BEFORE HE DIED
THE AUTHOR'S EPITAPH, MADE BY HIMSELF
THE LIE
THE NYMPH'S REPLY TO THE SHEPHERD
THE PASSIONATE MAN'S PILGRIMAGE
TO HIS MISTRESS
WALSINGHAM

ALLAN RAMSAY:
AN ODE TO MR. FORBES

THOMAS RANDOLPH:
A COMPLAINT AGAINST CUPID, THAT HE NEVER MADE HIM IN LOVE
A PASTORAL COURTSHIP
AN ANSWER TO BEN JONSON'S ODE, TO PERSUADE HIM NOT TO LEAVE THE STAGE
IN PRAISE OF WOMEN IN GENERAL
TO MASTER JAMES SHIRLEY ON HIS GRATEFUL SERVANT

WILLIAM BRIGHTY RANDS:
THE PEDDLER'S CARAVAN

CLAUDIA RANKINE:
AFTER DAVID HAMMONS
DON'T LET ME BE LONELY (1)
DON'T LET ME BE LONELY (2)
HIM
PROXIMITY OF CLOCK TO LOCK
VERY CLOSE TO MY WORLD

JOHN CROWE RANSOM:
BELLS FOR JOHN WHITESIDE'S DAUGHTER
PIAZZA PIECE

DAVID RAY:
CROSS IN NEW ZEALAND
THANKS, ROBERT FROST
VOYAGE OUT: LIVERPOOL TO PORT CHALMERS, N.Z., 1863
WALKING ON SHORE: VILLANELLE
YOUNG STANLEY

RICHARD REALF:
THE DEFENSE OF LAWRENCE [SEPTEMBER 14, 1856]

HENRY REED:
LESSONS OF THE WAR: 1. NAMING OF PARTS
LESSONS OF THE WAR: 2. JUDGING DISTANCES
LESSONS OF THE WAR: 3. UNARMED COMBAT

SADANAND REGE:
OLD LEAVES FROM THE CHINESE EARTH

KENNETH REXROTH:
A LETTER TO WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS
ASPEN MEADOWS
AUTUMN IN CALIFORNIA
LOVE POEMS OF MARICHIKO (COMPLETE)
MISSISSIPPI RIVER
ON WHAT PLANET
REQUIEM FOR THE SPANISH DEAD [OR, THE DEAD IN SPAIN]
THE BAD OLD DAYS
THE HEART'S GARDEN, THE GARDEN'S HEART (COMPLETE)
THE PHOENIX AND THE TORTOISE
THE SIGNATURE OF ALL THINGS
WHEN WE WITH SAPPHO

NEFTALI RICARDO REYES BASUALTO:
DEAD GALLOP
ODE TO MY SOCKS
THE WIDOWER'S TANGO

CHARLES REZNIKOFF:
BY THE WELL OF LIVING AND SEEING (1 - 28)
I SAW HIM WALKING ALONE SLOWLY AT NIGHT
JERUSALEM THE GOLDEN (1)
MASSACRES
NEW NATION
NIGHT-PIECE
SLAVE TRADE: NEW ORLEANS
TE DEUM
THE BREAD HAS BECOME MOLDY

ADRIENNE CECILE RICH:
A VALEDICTION FORBIDDING MOURNING
AT THE JEWISH NEW YEAR
ATLAS OF THE DIFFICULT WORLD: 1
AUNT JENNIFER'S TIGERS
CARTOGRAPHIES OF SILENCE
DIVING INTO THE WRECK
DOUBLE MONOLOGUE
FINAL NOTATIONS
LIVING IN SIN
PHANTASIA FOR ELVIRA SHATAYEV
PLANETARIUM
PROSPECTIVE IMMIGRANTS PLEASE NOTE
SCHOOL AMONG THE RUINS
SNAPSHOTS OF A DAUGHTER-IN-LAW
STORM WARNINGS
TRANSCENDENTAL ETUDE
TWENTY-ONE LOVE POEMS: 11
WILL TO CHANGE: 1.
YOM KIPPUR 1984

ALBERTO ALVARO RIOS:
MADRE SOFIA

AGNES MARY F. ROBINSON:
A BALLAD OF ORLEANS (1429)
ETRUSCAN TOMBS

EDWIN ARLINGTON ROBINSON:
LUKE HAVERGAL
MINIVER CHEEVY
MR. FLOOD'S PARTY
RICHARD CORY

MARY DARBY ROBINSON:
THE HAUNTED BEACH
THE LADY OF THE BLACK TOWER

SELDEN RODMAN:
V-LETTER TO KARL SHAPIRO IN AUSTRALIA

THEODORE ROETHKE:
A WHEEZE FOR WYSTAN
AGAINST DISASTER
BIG WIND
BOUND
CHILD ON TOP OF A GREENHOUSE
DOLOR
ELEGY FOR JANE
FOR AN AMOROUS LADY
FRAU BAUMAN, FRAU SCHMIDT, AND FRAU SCHWARTZE
FUGITIVE
I KNEW A WOMAN
IN A DARK TIME
INFIRMITY
LONG LIVE THE WEEDS
MY PAPA'S WALTZ
NIGHT JOURNEY
ORCHIDS
PICKLE BELT
ROOT CELLAR
SONG FOR THE SQUEEZE BOX
THE ALLIGATOR
THE BAT
THE CHAIR
THE DREAM
THE HERON
THE HIPPO
THE LIZARD
THE LOST SON
THE MINIMAL
THE REMINDER
THE SLOTH
THE SMALL
THE SNAKE
THE STORM
THE VISITANT
THE WAKING
TRANSPLANTING
WEED PULLER
WISH FOR A YOUNG WIFE

MICHAEL J. ROSEN:
CONSENTING: ON WILLIAM MEREDITH

ISAAC ROSENBERG:
A BALLAD OF WHITECHAPEL
BREAK OF DAY IN THE TRENCHES
DEAD MAN'S DUMP

CHRISTINA GEORGINA ROSSETTI:
A BIRTHDAY
A CHRISTMAS CAROL (1)
A FISHER'S-WIFE
A LIFE'S PARALLELS
A ROYAL PRINCESS
ADVENT SUNDAY
AN APPLE GATHERING
AN ECHO FROM WILLOW-WOOD
COUSIN KATE
DREAM LAND
GOBLIN MARKET
HOPE IN GRIEF
HOPE IS THE COUNTERPOISE OF FEAR
IN AN ARTIST'S STUDIO
MAY (1)
MIRRORS OF LIFE AND DEATH
REMEMBER
REST
RESURGAM
SONG (10)
THE BOURNE
THE WORLD
TWICE
UP-HILL
WINTER: MY SECRET

DANTE GABRIEL ROSSETTI:
SISTER HELEN
THE BLESSED DAMOZEL
THE HOUSE OF LIFE: JENNY
THE KING'S TRAGEDY
THE STREAM'S SECRET

NICHOLAS ROWE:
COLIN'S COMPLAINT
FOR THE KING'S BIRTHDAY 1718
FOR THE NEW YEAR 1716
THE CONTENTED SHEPHERD

MARY RUEFLE:
LAST ON EARTH

CARROLL RYAN:
ABERCROMBIE'S GRAVE

KAY RYAN:
BLANDEUR
FLAMINGO WATCHING
HOME TO ROOST
NIAGARA RIVER
PAIRED THINGS
SHARKS' TEETH
SONNET TO SPRING
THE EDGES OF TIME
TURTLE

SONIA SANCHEZ:
A LOVE POEM WRITTEN FOR STERLING BROWN
A PRAISE POEM FOR NINA SIMONE
A/COLTRANE/POEM
BLACK MAGIC
DEPRESSION
HOMECOMING
POEM FOR SOME WOMEN
SOUTH AFRICAN TANKA
THIS IS NOT A SMALL VOICE
TO ANITA
WOUNDED IN THE HOUSE OF A FRIEND

CARL SANDBURG:
CHICAGO
FOG
HAWTHORNE

GEORGE SANTAYANA:
MODERN PARAPHRASE OF SHAKESPEARE'S SONNET 29
ON THE THREE PHILOSOPHICAL POETS
SONNET (3)

SIEGFRIED SASSOON:
A LETTER HOME (TO ROBERT GRAVES)

JOHN GODFREY SAXE:
THE VANITY OF HUMAN WISHES

JOHANN CHRISTOPH FRIEDRICH VON SCHILLER:
THE GLOVE

JAMES SCHUYLER:
FEBRUARY
HYMN TO LIFE
KOREAN MUMS
MORNING OF THE POEM
NEW YORKER
PAYNE WHITNEY POEMS: ARCHES
PAYNE WHITNEY POEMS: BACK
PAYNE WHITNEY POEMS: HEATHER AND CALENDULAS
RED BRICK AND BROWN STONE
SALUTE
STONE KNIFE
SWEET ROUMANIAN TONGUE
THE CRYSTAL LITHIUM

DELMORE SCHWARTZ:
ABRAHAM
CALMLY WE WALK THROUGH THIS APRIL'S DAY
CHAPLIN UPON THE CLIFF, DINING ALONE
DURING DECEMBER'S DEATH
FAR ROCKAWAY
IN THE NAKED BED, IN PLATO'S CAVE
THE BALLAD OF THE CHILDREN OF THE CZAR

WALTER SCOTT:
AT FLODDEN; A FRAGMENT
BORDER BALLAD [OR MARCH, OR SONG], FR. THE MONASTERY
CADYOW CASTLE
HELVELLYN
HIS FIRST LINES (PRESERVED BY HIS MOTHER)
LIFE IN THE FOREST
PROUD MAISIE, FR. THE HEART OF MIDLOTHIAN
THE BOOK OF BOOKS
THE VISION OF DON RODERICK

WILLIAM BELL SCOTT:
PYGMALION
THE NORNS WATERING YGGDRASILL (FOR A PICTURE)

ROBERT WILLIAM SERVICE:
THE CALL OF THE WILD
THE CREMATION OF SAM MCGEE
THE LAW OF THE YUKON
THE SHOOTING OF DAN MCGREW
THE SONG OF THE WAGE-SLAVE
THE SPELL OF THE YUKON

ANNE SEXTON:
CINDERELLA
FOR MY LOVER, RETURNING TO HIS WIFE
HER KIND
RINGING THE BELLS
SYLVIA'S DEATH
THE ABORTION
THE STARRY NIGHT
THE TRUTH THE DEAD KNOW
WANTING TO DIE

THOMAS SHADWELL:
FOR QUEEN MARY'S BIRTHDAY 1691
ON HIS MAJESTY'S CONQUESTS IN IRELAND
SONG
THE LANCASHIRE WITCHES

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE:
SONNET: 1
SONNET: 106
SONNET: 107
SONNET: 116
SONNET: 12
SONNET: 127
SONNET: 129
SONNET: 130
SONNET: 138
SONNET: 141
SONNET: 144
SONNET: 146
SONNET: 147
SONNET: 148
SONNET: 18
SONNET: 20
SONNET: 29
SONNET: 30
SONNET: 55
SONNET: 65
SONNET: 71
SONNET: 73
SONNET: 76
SONNET: 94

KARL SHAPIRO:
AN ANNIVERSARY FOR F. O. MATTHIESSEN
ATTENTION OF HYMEN
AUTO WRECK
BOURGEOIS POET
ELEGY FOR A DEAD SOLDIER
FRENCH POETRY
ON READING KEATS IN WAR TIME
SOUTHERNER
SUNDAY: NEW GUINEA
TENNYSON
THE CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTOR
THE INTELLECTUAL
THE OLD HORSEFLY
UNIVERSITY
V-LETTER
VIETNAM MEMORIAL

PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY:
ADONAIS; AN ELEGY ON THE DEATH OF JOHN KEATS
ENGLAND IN 1819
LOVE'S PHILOSOPHY
ODE TO THE WEST WIND
OZYMANDIAS
STANZAS WRITTEN IN DEJECTION, NEAR NAPLES
THE MASK OF ANARCHY; WRITTEN ON OCCASION OF MASSACRE AT MANCHESTER
TO - (1)
TO A SKYLARK

MERLE KULOW SHERRILL:
THE FAILURE

JAMES SHIRLEY:
A SONG OF NUNS
CUPID UNGODDED
DEATH THE LEVELLER, FR. THE CONTENTION OF AJAX AND ULYSSES
LOVE'S HUE AND CRY

DORA SIGERSON SHORTER:
THE BANSHEE
THE BARD OF BREFFNEY
THE FAIRY CHANGELING
THE FAIRY THORN-TREE

PHILIP SIDNEY:
ARCADIA: CORRELATIVE VERSE
ARCADIA: SESTINA
ARCADIA: SOLITARINESS
ARCADIA: THE BARGAIN
ASTROPHEL AND STELLA: 1
KYNGE DAVID, HYS LAMENTE OVER THE BODYES OF KYNGE SAUL OF ISRAEL
SONNET: 1
SONNET: 16. IN ANSWER TO SIR EDWARD DYER
SONNET: 30
THE NIGHTINGALE

LYDIA HUNTLEY SIGOURNEY:
DEATH OF AN INFANT
FEMALE EDUCATION; ADDRESSED TO A SOUTH AMERICAN POET
INDIAN NAMES
MEETING OF THE SUSQUEHANNA WITH THE LACKAWANA
NIAGARA
THE BRIDE
THE HEART OF THE BRUCE
THE INDIAN'S WELCOME TO THE PILGRIM FATHERS

SHELBY SILVERSTEIN:
ICKLE ME, PICKLE ME, TICKLE ME TOO
LISTEN TO THE MUSTN'TS
SARAH CYNTHIA SYLVIA STOUT WOULD NOT TAKE THE GARBAGE OUT
SICK
UNICORN
VOICE
WHERE THE SIDEWALK ENDS

CHARLES SIMIC:
EMPIRE OF DREAMS
FORK
MIRRORS AT 4 A.M.
STONE
THE WHITE ROOM
WATERMELONS
WORLD DOESN'T END, SELS.

LOUIS SIMPSON:
AMERICAN POETRY
IN THE SUBURBS
LIBERATED CHARACTERS' BALL
MEMORIES OF A LOST WAR
MY FATHER IN THE NIGHT COMMANDING NO
STUMPFOOT ON 42ND STREET
THE APPOINTMENT
THE BATTLE
WALT WHITMAN AT BEAR MOUNTAIN
WORKING LATE

JOHN SKELTON:
A PRAYER TO THE FATHER OF HEAVEN
BALLADE OF THE SCOTTYSHE KINGE
LULLAY, LULLAY
MAGNYFYCENCE: PART 1
MAGNYFYCENCE: PART 2
MANNERLY MARGERY, MILK AND ALE
THE AUNCIENT ACQUAINTANCE, MADAM
THE GIFT OF A SKULL

CHRISTOPHER SMART:
A SONG TO DAVID
JUBILATE AGNO, SELS.

CHARLOTTE SMITH:
BEACHY HEAD
ELEGIAC SONNET: 39. TO NIGHT
THE EMIGRANTS

FLORENCE MARGARET SMITH:
NOT WAVING BUT DROWNING
THE CELTS
THE FROG PRINCE
THOUGHTS ABOUT THE PERSON FROM PORLOCK

WILLIAM DEWITT SNODGRASS:
AFTER EXPERIENCE TAUGHT ME
APRIL INVENTORY
CAMPUS ON THE HILL
DE/COMPOSING ANIMAL
FATHER'S ST. VITUS' DANCE
HEART'S NEEDLE
JAUFRE RUDEL: LAN QUAN LI JORN
LOCKED HOUSE
MIDNIGHT CARNIVAL: TUNNEL OF ROMANCE
OLD APPLE TREES
POET RIDICULED BY HYSTERICAL ACADEMICS
VALEDICTION

GARY SNYDER:
AXE HANDLES
BENEATH MY HAND AND EYE THE DISTANT HILLS. YOUR BODY
CALL OF THE WILD
FOR ALL
HAY FOR THE HORSES
MID-AUGUST AT SOURDOUGH MOUNTAIN LOOKOUT
NIGHT SONG OF THE LOS ANGELES BASIN
PIUTE CREEK
RIPRAP
THE TRAIL IS NOT A TRAIL

GARY SOTO:
BLACK HAIR
HEAVEN
SHOPPING FOR A WOMAN
THE ELEMENTS OF SAN JOAQUIN: FIELD
THE ELEMENTS OF SAN JOAQUIN: SUN
THE ELEMENTS OF SAN JOAQUIN: WIND

CAROLINE ANNE BOWLES SOUTHEY:
THE YOUNG GRAY HEAD

ROBERT SOUTHEY:
A BALLAD, SHEWING HOW AN OLD WOMAN RODE DOUBLE AND WHO RODE BEFORE HER
BALLAD OF YOUNG MAN THAT WOULD READ UNLAWFUL BOOKS & HOW HE WAS PUNISH
BISHOP HATTO [AND THE RATS]
DEDICATORY SONNET TO HIS WIFE
FIRST LANDING OF THE PILGRIMS
FUNERAL SONG FOR THE PRINCESS CHARLOTTE OF WALES
KING CHARLEMAGNE
ODE TO A PIG WHILE HIS NOSE WAS BEING ROASTED
SONNET TO A PAINTER ATTEMPTING DELIA'S PORTRAIT
THE BATTLE OF BLENHEIM
THE CATARACT OF LODORE
THE COMPLAINTS OF THE POOR
THE HOLLY TREE
THE INCHCAPE ROCK
THE LIBRARY
THE OLD MAN'S COMFORTS AND HOW HE GAINED THEM
THE RETROSPECT
THE SAILOR WHO SERVED IN THE SLAVE-TRADE
THE SOLDIER'S WIFE
TO MARY WOLSTONECRAFT

ROBERT SOUTHWELL:
A CHILD MY CHOICE
NEW HEAVEN, NEW WAR
THE BURNING BABE

WOLE SOYINKA:
FUNERAL SERMON, SOWETO
TELEPHONE CONVERSATION

STEPHEN SPENDER:
EPILOGUE TO A HUMAN DRAMA
FUNERAL
PYLONS
THE EXPRESS
THE LANDSCAPE NEAR AN AERODROME
THE TRULY GREAT
WORD

EDMUND SPENSER:
AMORETTI: 30

LEONORA SPEYER:
FIDDLER'S FAREWELL
INDIANS (DEERFIELD MEMORIAL HALL)

WILLIAM EDGAR STAFFORD:
A RITUAL TO READ TO EACH OTHER
ABSENCES
ALLEGIANCES
APOLOGIA PRO VITA SUA
ASK ME
AT THE UN-NATIONAL MONUMENT ALONG THE CANADIAN BORDER
BY THE SNAKE RIVER
DREAM OF NOW
FOR MY YOUNG FRIENDS WHO ARE AFRAID
INTRODUCTION TO SOME POEMS
LIGHT BY THE BARN
LITTLE WAYS THAT ENCOURAGE GOOD FORTUNE
OREGON MESSAGE
THINKING FOR BERKY
TRAVELING THROUGH THE DARK
YOU READING THIS, BE READY

ALICE E. STALLINGS:
ASPHODEL (AFTER THE WORDS OF PENNY TURNER NYMPHAION GREECE)
DIRECTOR'S INSTRUCTIONS ON COMEDY
DOLL HOUSE
HADES WELCOMES HIS BRIDE
HOW THE DEMONS WERE ASSIMILATED & BECAME PRODUCTIVE CITIZENS
LULLABY FOR INSOMNIACS

EDMUND CLARENCE STEDMAN:
AARON BURR'S WOOING
JOHN BROWN OF OSAWATOMIE [OCTOBER 16, 1859]
PAN IN WALL STREET
THE HAND OF LINCOLN

GERTRUDE STEIN:
STANZAS IN MEDITATION
SUSIE ASADO

GERALD STERN:
BEHAVING LIKE A JEW
DANCING
EGG
IN BEAUTY BRIGHT
IN MEMORY OF W.H. AUDEN
LAST BLUE
LUCKY LIFE
ONE THING IN LIFE
RED COAL
RED COAL
THIS TIME

WALLACE STEVENS:
ANECDOTE OF THE JAR
PETER QUINCE AT THE CLAVIER
SUNDAY MORNING
TEA AT THE PALAZ OF HOON
THE EMPEROR OF ICE-CREAM
THE IDEA OF ORDER AT KEY WEST
THE SNOW MAN
THIRTEEN WAYS OF LOOKING AT A BLACKBIRD

ANNE STEVENSON:
A MARRIAGE
INHERITING MY GRANDMOTHER'S NIGHTMARE
THE VICTORY

ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON:
UNDERWOODS: BOOK 1: 21. REQUIEM

MARK STRAND:
EATING POETRY
ELEGY FOR MY FATHER: 1. THE EMPTY BODY
KEEPING THINGS WHOLE
THE GARDEN
THE STORY OF OUR LIVES
VARIATIONS ON A THEME

JOHN SUCKLING:
A BALLAD UPON A WEDDING
A SESSIONS OF THE POETS
CONSTANCY
ON RICHARD THE THIRD SUPPOSED TO BE BURIED UNDER BRIDGE AT LEICESTER
THE EXPOSTULATION
TO MY LOVE
WOMAN'S CONSTANCY

MAY SWENSON:
ANALYSIS OF BASEBALL
CENTAUR
QUESTION
THE DNA MOLECULE

JONATHAN SWIFT:
A DESCRIPTION OF A CITY SHOWER
A DESCRIPTION OF THE MORNING
A SATIRICAL ELEGY ON THE DEATH OF A LATE FAMOUS GENERAL
IN SICKNESS (1714)
ON THE DEATH OF DR. SWIFT

ALGERNON CHARLES SWINBURNE:
A FORSAKEN GARDEN
SONNETS ON ENGLISH DRAMATIC POETS: 14. JAMES SHIRLEY
THE TRIUMPH OF TIME

RANDALL SWINGLER:
ACRES OF POWER
ENVOI
IN DEATH THE EYES ARE STILL
LETTER: 1
LETTER: 7
LETTER: 8
POEM
POSSIBLE
PRISONER
SIXTY CUBIC FEET
STRANGE FIELDS
SWANS
THEY LIVE

JOHN ADDINGTON SYMONDS:
THE CAMERA OBSCURA
THE JEWS' CEMETERY ON THE LIDO
THE SONNET

GARY SYNDER:
MID-AUGUST AT SOURDOUGH MOUNTAIN LOOKOUT

WISLAWA SZYMBORSKA:
A MOMENT IN TROY
A TERRORIST IS WATCHING

JOHN BANISTER TABB:
THE DIFFERENCE

ROBERT TANNAHILL:
JESSIE, THE FLOWER O' DUNBLANE

JAMES TATE:
A SHIPWRECKED PERSON
ABANDONED CONCEPTIONS
DREAM ON
HOW THE POPE IS CHOSEN
I SHOULD HAVE BEEN A TREE
IN HIS HUT SAT BABA JAGA, HAG-FACED AND WITH A LEG OF CLAY
INTIMIDATIONS OF AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY
TEACHING THE APE TO WRITE POEMS
THE BLUE BOOBY
THE LOST PILOT
THE WHEELCHAIR BUTTERFLY
WITCHES

JOHN ORLEY ALLEN TATE:
HORATIAN EPODE TO THE DUCHESS OF MALFI
INTELLECTUAL DETACHMENT
MR. POPE
ODE TO THE CONFEDERATE DEAD
PARTHENIA

NAHUM TATE:
FOR NEW YEAR'S DAY 1698
FOR NEW YEAR'S DAY 1703
FOR THE KING'S BIRTHDAY 1697
SONG OF THE ANGELS AT THE NATIVITY
TO THE AUTHOR ON HIS EXCELLENT POEMS

BAYARD TAYLOR:
BEDOUIN [LOVE] SONG
THE QUAKER WIDOW
THE SONG OF THE CAMP

ALFRED TENNYSON:
BREAK, BREAK, BREAK
CROSSING THE BAR
IDYLLS OF THE KING: DEDICATION
IN MEMORIAM A.H.H. (COMPLETE)
LOCKSLEY HALL
LOCKSLEY HALL SIXTY YEARS AFTER
MARIANA
MAUD
OENONE
THE BROOK; AN IDYL
THE CHARGE OF THE HEAVY BRIGADE AT BALACLAVA: THE CHARGE
THE CHARGE OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE
THE EAGLE; A FRAGMENT
THE GRANDMOTHER'S APOLOGY
THE GRAVE OF A SUICIDE
THE KRAKEN
THE LADY OF SHALOTT
THE LOTOS-EATERS
THE MAY QUEEN
THE PRINCESS: SONG
THE PRINCESS: [BUGLE] SONG
THE REVENGE; A BALLAD OF THE FLEET
TITHONUS
ULYSSES

CELIA LEIGHTON THAXTER:
THE SANDPIPER

DYLAN THOMAS:
A REFUSAL TO MOURN THE DEATH, BY FIRE, OF A CHILD IN LONDON
A WINTER'S TALE
ALTARWISE BY OWL-LIGHT
BALLAD OF THE LONG-LEGGED BAIT
CEREMONY AFTER A FIRE RAID
DEATH AND ENTRANCES
DO NOT GO GENTLE INTO THAT GOOD NIGHT
EARS IN THE TURRETS HEAR
ESPECIALLY WHEN THE OCTOBER WIND
FERN HILL
I SEE THE BOYS OF SUMMER
IN MEMORY OF ANN JONES
IN MY CRAFT OR SULLEN ART
LIGHT BREAKS WHERE NO SUN SHINES
ON THE MARRIAGE OF A VIRGIN
POEM IN OCTOBER
THE CONVERSATION OF PRAYER
THE FORCE THAT THROUGH THE GREEN FUSE DRIVES THE FLOWER
THE HAND THAT SIGNED THE PAPER FELLED A CITY
THE HUNCHBACK IN THE PARK
TWENTY-FOUR YEARS REMIND THE TEARS OF MY EYES

PHILIP EDWARD THOMAS:
ADLESTROP
ASPENS
MELANCHOLY
OLD MAN
OUT IN THE DARK OVER THE SNOW
RAIN
TALL NETTLES
THE CHERRY TREES
THE SUN USED TO SHINE

FRANCIS THOMPSON:
A CORYMBUS FOR AUTUMN
AT LORD'S [CRICKET GROUND]
THE HOUND OF HEAVEN
THE KINGDOM OF GOD
THE MISTRESS OF VISION
TO A SNOWFLAKE

JAMES THOMSON (1700-1748):
THE CASTLE OF INDOLENCE: CANTO 1
THE CASTLE OF INDOLENCE: CANTO 2
THE SEASONS: AUTUMN

JAMES THOMSON (1834-1882):
THE CITY OF DREADFUL NIGHT: PROEM
WILLIAM BLAKE

HENRY DAVID THOREAU:
MUSIC
POVERTY
SIC VITA

CHIDIOCK TICHBORNE:
TICHBORNE'S ELEGY, WRITTEN IN THE TOWER BEFORE HIS EXECUTION

HENRY TIMROD:
ETHNOGENESIS
THE COTTON BOLL

AURELIAN TOWNSEND:
YOUTH AND BEAUTY

JOHN TOWNSEND TROWBRIDGE:
THE OLD MAN OF THE MOUNTAIN; PROFILE NOTCH, FRANCONIA
THE VAGABONDS

FREDERICK GODDARD TUCKERMAN:
MARK ATHERTON
THE CRICKET
THE SUPERLATIVE

EVELYN UNDERHILL:
NON-COMBATANTS

JEAN STARR UNTERMEYER:
A SOLDIER LISTENS

LOUIS UNTERMEYER:
CHALLENGE
RETURN TO THE BIRDS
SONGS AND THE POET (FOR SARA TEASDALE)
THE WISE WOMAN

HENRY VALENTINE:
BEGGAR'S LAMENT

JEAN VALENTINE:
ABORTION CHILD
AT THE CONFERENCE ON WOMEN IN THE ACADEMY
DOOR IN THE MOUNTAIN
JAMES WRIGHT: IN MEMORY
MESSENGER: 1. THE FATHER
ORPHEUS AND EURYDICE
RIVER AT WOLF
SILENCES: A DREAM OF GOVERNMENTS

MONA VAN DUYN:
A BOUQUET OF ZINNIAS
A CHRISTMAS CARD, AFTER THE ASSASSINATIONS
ADVICE TO GOD
AT THE NEW ORLEANS ZOO
BURNING OF YELLOWSTONE
DEATH BY AESTHETICS
FOR MAY SWENSON
LETTERS FROM A FATHER
THE VISION TEST

HENRY VAUGHAN:
A SONG TO AMORET
AFFLICTION
EASTER HYMN
PEACE
REGENERATION
SILEX SCINTIALLANS: THEY ARE ALL GONE
THE NIGHT
THE RETREAT
THE STAR
THE TIMBER
THE TRUE CHRISTMAS
THE WATERFALL
THE WORLD (1)

GEORGE SYLVESTER VIERECK:
THE CANDLE AND THE FLAME

PETER VIERECK:
60TH BIRTHDAY
AFFIRMATION: 1. GLADNESS ODE
AFFIRMATION: 2. IN DEFENSE OF GLADNESS
AFFIRMATION: 3. THE KILLER AND THE DOVE
AT MY HOSTPIAL WINDOW: SACERDOTAL
COUNTER-SERENADE: SHE INVOKES THE AUTUMN INSTANT

DAVID WAGONER:
A GUIDE TO THE FIELD
AFTER THE SPEECH TO THE LIBRARIANS
APPLYING FOR A LOAN WITH THE HELP OF THE DICTIONARY OF OCCUP. TITLES
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN AND THE DUST DEVIL
BETWEEN NEIGHBORS
ELEGY FOR A SECRET AGENT
HOUSE OF SONG
JOURNEY: STANDING IN THE MIDDLE OF A DESERT
LOST
THE ESCAPED GORILLA
THE GOOD NIGHT AND GOOD MORNING OF FEDERICO GARCIA LORCA
THE PRINCIPLES OF CONCEALMENT
THEIR BODIES
TRYING TO WRITE A POEM WHILE THE COUPLE UPSTAIRS MAKE LOVE
TV EDITORIAL
UNDER ALL SPEECH

DEREK WALCOTT:
A FAR CRY FROM AFRICA
CRUSOE'S ISLAND
GROS-ILET
LOVE AFTER LOVE
RUINS OF A GREAT HOUSE
SCHOONER FLIGHT
SEASON OF PHANTASMAL PEACE

ANNE WALDMAN:
ALONE IN HER SPRINT OF HIM
FAST SPEAKING WOMAN
MATRIARCHLY

MARGARET ABIGAIL WALKER:
1933
AFRICA
AMOS (POSTSCRIPT, 1968)
AT THE LINCOLN MONUMENT IN WASHINGTON, AUGUST 28, 1963
BAD-MAN STAGOLEE
BALLAD FOR PHILLIS WHEATLEY
FOR MALCOLM X
FOR MY PEOPLE
LINEAGE

RONALD W. WALLACE:
CONDOMS
STUDENT THEME

EDMUND WALLER:
BATTLE OF THE SUMMER ISLANDS
OF ENGLISH VERSE
OF THE LAST VERSES IN THE BOOK
ON A GIRDLE
ON ST. JAMES PARK, AS LATELY IMPROVED BY HIS MAJESTY
PANEGYRICK TO MY LORD PROTECTOR
SONG
THE STORY OF PHOEBUS [OR APOLLO] AND DAPHNE APPLIED
TO A LADY SINGING

IZAAK WALTON:
THE ANGLER'S WISH

ROBERT PENN WARREN:
A WAY TO LOVE GOD
ALF BURT, TENANT FARMER
AUDUBON: 7. TELL ME A STORY
BALLAD OF BILLIE POTTS
BALLAD: BETWEEN THE BOXCARS (1923)
BEARDED OAKS
BICENTENNIAL
CHIEF JOSEPH OF THE NEZ PERCE
EVENING HAWK
HEART OF AUTUMN
MORTAL LIMIT
PONDY WOODS
PROMISES: 2. COURT-MARTIAL
SAN FRANCISCO NIGHT WINDOWS
SILA
SONNET OF AUGUST DROUTH
SPELEOLOGY
THE DAY DR. KNOX DID IT
THE LIMITED
TRUE LOVE

THOMAS WARTON THE ELDER:
A FAREWELL TO POETRY
VERSES ON HENRY THE EIGHTH'S SEIZING THE ABBEY-LANDS

JOSEPH WARTON:
ODE TO FANCY

AUGUSTA DAVIES WEBSTER:
A CASTAWAY
CIRCE
THE HAPPIEST GIRL IN THE WORLD

AMOS RUSSEL WELLS:
FAILURE
THINGS! THINGS! THINGS!
WHEN THE FIRST TEETH GO
WHO KILLED THE PLAN?

PHILLIS WHEATLEY:
A FAREWELL TO AMERICA, TO MRS. S. W.
AN HYMN TO THE EVENING
HIS EXCELLENCY GENERAL WASHINGTON
ON BEING BROUGHT FROM AFRICA TO AMERICA
ON IMAGINATION
ON VIRTUE
TO S.M., A YOUNG AFRICAN PAINTER, ON SEEING HIS WORKS

JETT W. WHITEHEAD:
MAKING POEMS

SARAH HELEN POWER WHITMAN:
BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL POEM; TO EDGAR ALLAN POE
HYMN WRITTEN FOR THE CONSECRATION OF SWAN POINT CEMETERY

WALT WHITMAN:
AS I WALK THESE BROAD MAJESTIC DAYS OF PEACE
BEAT! BEAT! DRUMS!
CROSSING BROOKLYN FERRY
DIRGE FOR TWO VETERANS
GOOD-BYE MY FANCY!
I HEAR AMERICA SINGING
O CAPTAIN! MY CAPTAIN!
PRESIDENT LINCOLN'S BURIAL HYMN
SONG OF MYSELF
SONG OF THE OPEN ROAD
SONG OF THE REDWOOD-TREE
TO A LOCOMOTIVE IN WINTER
TO YOU (3)

JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER:
ASTRAEA
BANISHED FROM MASSACHSETTS; 1660 (PAINTING BY E. A. ABBEY)
BARBARA FRIETCHIE [SEPTEMBER 13, 1862]
BOLIVAR
MAUD MULLER
SNOWBOUND

CORNELIUS WHUR:
THE FIRST-RATE WIFE

RICHARD WILBUR:
A BAROQUE WALL-FOUNTAIN IN THE VILLA SCIARRA
A BARRED OWL
A FABLE
ADVICE TO A PROPHET
AFTER THE LAST BULLETINS
AGENT
ALATUS
BALLADE FOR THE DUKE OF ORLEANS
BEOWULF
BOY AT THE WINDOW
DEATH OF A TOAD
EXEUNT
FIRE-TRUCK
FOR K.R. ON HER SIXTIETH BIRTHDAY
FOR THE STUDENT STRIKERS
HOLE IN THE FLOOR; FOR RENE MAGRITTE
LOVE CALLS US TO THE THINGS OF THIS WORLD
MUSEUM PIECE

ELLA WHEELER WILCOX:
AS YOU GO THROUGH LIFE
I AM
LOVE'S BURIAL
SOLITUDE
THE WINDS OF FATE

CHARLES KENNETH WILLIAMS:
AFTER AUSCHWITZ
BISHOP TUTU'S VISIT TO THE WHITE HOUSE: 1984
BONE
CITY IN THE HILLS
DANCE
DAY FOR ANNE FRANK
DEMAGOGUE
GIFT
GUATEMALA: 1964
HEARTH
HERCULES, DEIANIRA, NESSUS
MIDAS
NAIL

HELEN MARIA WILLIAMS:
SONNET TO HOPE

MILLER WILLIAMS:
A POEM FOR EMILY
A TENTH ANNIVERSARY PHOTOGRAPH, 1952
AESTHETIC DISTANCE
AFTER A BRUBECK CONCERT
ALLENDE AT THE END
ART PHOTOGRAPHER PUTS HIS MODEL AT EASE
BIRTH OF THE BLUES
COMPASSION
DEATH OF CHET BAKER
LOOKING FOR JOHNNY CASH
MANIFOLD USEFULNESS OF AN EDUCATION
NORMANDY BEACH
NOTES FROM THE AGENT ON EARTH: HOW TO BE HUMAN
OF HISTORY AND HOPE
ORIGAMI
SHRINKING LONESOME SESTINA [STARTING WITH LONG LINES]
THE WOMAN IN THE ROOM
WIEDERSEHEN

WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS:
DANSE RUSSE
PATERSON: BOOK 1. PREFACE
THE RED WHEELBARROW
THE YACHTS
THIS IS JUST TO SAY

NATHANIEL PARKER WILLIS:
ABSENCE
TO HELEN IN A HUFF

JOHN WILMOT:
A SATIRE [OR, SATYR] AGAINST MANKIND
A SONG OF A YOUNG LADY TO HER ANCIENT LOVER
AGAINST CONSTANCY
SATIRES: 51. UPON NOTHING

YVOR WINTERS:
AT THE SAN FRANCISCO AIRPORT
BEFORE DISASTER; WINTER, 1932-33
BY THE ROAD TO THE SUNNYVALE AIR-BASE
HERACLES; FOR DON STANFORD
ON A VIEW OF PASADENA FROM THE HILLS
THE SLOW PACIFIC SWELL
TIME AND THE GARDEN
TO A MILITARY RIFLE, 1942
TO THE HOLY SPIRIT; FROM A DESERTED GRAVEYARD IN SALINAS
WINTER EVENING

GEORGE WITHER:
EPITHALAMION
FIDELIA: 4. THE AUTHOR'S RESOLUTION IN A SONNET
IN A CLEAR STARRY NIGHT
SONNET: ON THE DEATH OF PRINCE HENRY
THE SHEPHERD'S HUNTING: PRELUDE

GEORGE EDWARD WOODBERRY:
REQUIEM; THOMAS RANDOLPH PRICE

WILLIAM WORDSWORTH:
A SLUMBER DID MY SPIRIT SEAL
COMPOSED UPON WESTMINSTER BRIDGE, SEPTEMBER 3, 1802
DAFFODILS
ECCLESIASTICAL SONNETS: PART 1: 1. INTRODUCTION
EVENING ON CALAIS BEACH
EVENING VOLUNTARY
EXPOSTULATION AND REPLY
EXTEMPORE EFFUSION UPON THE DEATH OF JAMES HOGG
LINES COMPOSED A FEW MILES ABOVE TINTERN ABBEY
LINES WRITTEN IN EARLY SPRING
LONDON, 1802 (1)
LONDON, 1802 (2)
LUCY (4)
LUCY (5)
LUCY GRAY; OR, SOLITUDE
MICHAEL; A PASTORAL POEM
NUTTING
ODE ON THE INSTALLATION OF HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS PRINCE ALBERT
ODE TO DUTY
ODE: INTIMATIONS OF IMMORTALITY FROM RECOLLECTIONS OF EARLY CHILDHOOD
ON THE EXTINCTION OF THE VENETIAN REPUBLIC
PERFECT WOMAN
REMEMBRANCE OF COLLINS
RESOLUTION AND INDEPENDENCE
SONNET ON CATHERINE WORDSWORTH
THE AFFLICTION OF MARGARET
THE FOUNTAIN; A CONVERSATION
THE GREEN LINNET
THE NIGHTINGALE [AND THE STOCK-DOVE]
THE OAK AND THE BROOM
THE PRELUDE: BOOK 1. CHILDHOOD AND SCHOOL-TIME
THE RAINBOW [IN THE SKY]
THE RIVER DUDDON: DEDICATION TO THE REV. DR. WORDSWORTH
THE SOLITARY REAPER
THE TABLES TURNED
THE THORN
THE WORLD; SONNET
TO JOHN DYER
YEW-TREES

MARY WORTLEY MONTAGU:
EPISTLE FROM MRS. YONGE TO HER HUSBAND
HYMN TO THE MOON; WRITTEN IN JULY, IN AN ARBOUR
THE BRIDE IN THE COUNTRY
THE LOVER: A BALLAD
VERSES ADDRESSED TO IMITATOR OF FIRST SATIRE OF HORACE

HENRY WOTTON:
ON HIS MISTRESS, THE QUEEN OF BOHEMIA
ON THE SUDDEN RESTRAINT OF ROBERT CARR, EARL OF SOMERSET
THE CHARACTER OF A HAPPY LIFE
VERSES IN PRAISE OF ANGLING

JAMES WRIGHT:
A BLESSING
A DREAM OF BURIAL
A NOTE LEFT IN JIMMY LEONARD'S SHACK
A WINTER DAYBREAK ABOVE VENCE
AT THE EXECUTED MURDERER'S GRAVE
AUTUMN BEGINS IN MARTINS FERRY, OHIO
DEPRESSED BY A BOOK OF BAD POETRY, I WALK TOWARD AN UNUSED PASTURE AND INVITE THE INSECTS TO JOIN ME
IN RESPONSE TO RUMOR THAT OLDEST WHOREHOUSE IN WHEELING, WV, CONDEMNED
LYING IN A HAMMOCK AT WILLIAM DUFFY'S FARM IN PINE ISLAND, MINNESOTA
NORTHERN PIKE
SAINT JUDAS
THE JEWEL
THE JOURNEY
THE MINNEAPOLIS POEM
TO THE MUSE
TRYING TO PRAY

JAY WRIGHT:
BENJAMIN BANNEKER HELPS TO BUILD A CITY
CRISPUS ATTUCKS
THE HOMECOMING SINGER

THOMAS WYATT:
A PROMISE
FORTUNE
HONESTY
MY LUTE AND I
OF THE MEAN AND SURE ESTATE
PENITENTIAL PSALM
THE HIND
THE LOVER SHOWETH HOW HE IS FORSAKEN
TO HIS LUTE

ELINOR WYLIE:
A CROWDED TROLLEY CAR
COLD-BLOODED CREATURES
FULL MOON
LET NO CHARITABLE HOPE
LITTLE ELEGY
LODGING FOR THE NIGHT
SEA LULLABY
VALENTINE
VELVET SHOES
WILD PEACHES
WINTER SLEEP

WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS:
AMONG SCHOOL CHILDREN
AN IRISH AIRMAN FORESEES HIS DEATH
EASTER 1916
LEDA AND THE SWAN
SAILING TO BYZANTIUM
THE CIRCUS ANIMALS' DESERTION
THE LAKE ISLE OF INNISFREE
THE SECOND COMING
THE WILD SWANS AT COOLE
WHEN YOU ARE OLD

YEVGENY ALEXANDROVICH YEVTUSHENKO:
BABII YAR

EDWARD YOUNG (1683-1765):
THE FOREIGN ADDRESS: WITH A YO, HO, HO
THE FOREIGN ADDRESS: YE NATIONS, TREMBLE! PARLIAMENT HAS MET

LOUIS ZUKOFSKY:
29
A' - SECOND MOVEMENT
ATQUE IN PERPETUUM A.W.
AUBADE: 1925
EXPOUNDING THE TORAH
MADISON, WIS., REMEMBERING THE BLOOM OF MONTICELLO
MANTIS
OF DYING BEAUTY
POEM BEGINNING THE
POEM BEGINNING THE : FIFTH MOVEMENT: AUTOBIOGRAPHY


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