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Chicago : Ivan R. Dee, 2002.
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lv, 509 p. ; 23 cm.
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For 90 years "Poetry" has been America's most distinguished magazine of verse. This 90th anniversary anthology may be the most bountiful collection of American poems ever published. It offers a record of poetic achievement as well as some of the vagaries, fads, fashions, and failures of the last 90 years.
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Includes index.
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To Whistler, American / Ezra Pound -- XOPIKOE / Richard Aldington -- General William Booth enters into heaven / Nicholas Vachel Lindsay -- Epigram / H.D. -- from Contemporania: Tenzone -- In a station of the metro / Ezra Pound -- Proof of immortality / William Carlos Williams -- Trees / Joyce Kilmer -- from Lustra: I, III / Ezra Pound -- from Irradiations: I, II, VI, X, XI / John Gould Fletcher -- Illicit / D.H. Lawrence -- Code - Heroics / Robert Frost -- from Chicago poems: Chicago / Carl Sandburg -- Eros Turannos / Edwin Arlington Robinson -- Magi / William Butler Yeats -- To KAANON / Ezra Pound -- Coming of war: Actaeon / Ezra Pound -- from Nineteen-fourteen: Peace -- Soldier / Rupert Brooke -- Love song of J. Alfred Prufrock / T.S. Eliot -- from Discordants: IV / Conrad Aiken -- Answer / Sara Teasdale -- Beethoven / John Hall Wheelock -- Sunday morning / Wallace Stevens.
Scholars / William Butler Yeats -- In memory of Bryan Lathrop / Edgar Lee Masters -- Lake isle / Ezra Pound -- from Epigrams / Rabindranath Tagore -- from Observations: La figlia che piange -- Mr. Apollinax -- Morning at the window / T.S. Eliot -- Wave symphony / Arthur Davison Ficke -- Marriage / William Carlos Williams -- From Trench poems: Break of day in the trenches / Isaac Rosenberg -- from My people: In tall grass / Carl Sandburg -- Evening song / Sherwood Anderson -- Reciprocity / John Drinkwater -- from Figs from thistles: First fig -- Second fig -- Thursday / Edna St. Vincent Millay -- Medicin Malgre Lui / William Carlos Williams -- Nostalgia / D.H. Lawrence -- from Propertius: IV / Ezra Pound -- Walt Whitman / Emanuel Carnevali -- Recuerdo / Edna St. Vincent Millay -- End of the comedy / Louis Untermeyer -- Horrid voice of science / Vachel Lindsay -- Song / Sara Teasdale -- from Pecksniffiana: Fabliau of Florida -- Weeping burgher -- Indigo glass in the grass -- Anecdote of the jar -- Curtains in the house of the metaphysician -- Paltry nude starts on a spring voyage / Wallace Stevens -- Danny / Malcolm Cowley -- To W.C.W.M.D. / Alfred Kreymborg -- Atavism / Elinor Wylie -- Cubist portrait / Marjorie Allen Seiffert.
Golden fleece / Oscar Williams -- Poet at night-fall / Glenway Wescott -- from Sur ma guzzla gracile: Snow man -- Tea at the palaz of Hoon -- Another weeping woman -- Of the manner of addressing clouds -- Of heaven considered as a tomb / Wallace Stevens -- Witch of Coos / Robert Frost -- Wild orchard / William Carlos Williams -- In high places / Harriet Monroe -- from Beginning and end: Knowledge / Louise Bogan -- Monody to the sound of zithers / Kay Boyle -- from Wanderings: Champs d'honneur -- Chapter heading / Ernest M. Hemingway -- Pastoral / Marion Strobel -- Static autumn / Yvor Winters -- Flower-boat / Robert Frost -- Chicago / Lola Ridge -- From Three songs: Thessalian / Winifred Bryher -- from Contributions: For instance / Robert McAlmon -- from Body's head: Head itself / Laura Riding Gottschalk -- Ars poetica / Archibald MacLeish -- Crimson tent / John Dos Passos -- At Melville's tomb / Hart Crane -- from Blue Juniata: Streets of air / Malcolm Cowley -- To a seaman dead on land / Kay Boyle -- In the beginning was a word / Robert Graves -- Contemporary / Hortense Flexner -- O Carib isle! / Hart Crane -- from Things known: Under the hill / Richard Eberhart -- Hoar frost / Morton Dauwen Zabel.
Birds in snow / H.D. -- from Published correspondence: Espistle to the Rapalloan / Archibald MacLeish -- Marching song / George Dillon -- Sonnet [Women have loved before ...] / Edna St. Vincent Millay -- from Words on the wind: Fruit of loneliness / May Sarton -- Kansas City west bottoms / Edward Dahlberg -- Hypocrite swift / Louise Bogan -- Sailor / Langston Hughes -- from Sonnets of the blood I, II, IV, VII, IX / Allen Tate -- Kansas boy / Ruth Lechlitner -- Extract / Paul Frederic Bowles -- Winter night / Cecil Day Lewis -- Fearful symmetry / Basil Bunting -- Watershed / Robert Penn Warren -- from Part of a novel, part of a poem, part of a play: Steeplejack -- Hero / Marianne Moore -- from Urn: Reliquary -- Purgatorio -- Sad Indian -- Reply -- Enrich my resignation / Hart Crane -- Winter sketches / Charles Reznikoff -- from Magnetic mountain: Condemned / Cecil Day Lewis -- from "That's the American style": 4th of July / William Carlos Williams -- Empty dwelling places / Kenneth Patchen -- from Local habitation: On inhabiting an orange / Josephine Miller -- At Woodward's gardens / Robert Frost -- Night-music / Muriel Rukeyser -- "Long live the weeds" / Theodore Roethke -- Farewell / Harriet Monroe.
Journey to Iceland / W.H. Auden -- We lying by seasand / Dylan Thomas -- Poem [You, my photographer] / Delmore Schwartz -- My love was light / Thomas Lanier Williams -- from Two mornings and two evenings: Paris, 7 A.M. -- Miracle for breakfast -- From the country to the city -- Song / Elizabeth Bishop -- Past midnight / Edmund Wilson -- Bearded oaks / Robert Penn Warren -- At Carmel highlands / Janet Lewis -- [In the naked bed, in Plaot's cave / Delmore Schwartz -- Four poems / Dylan Thomas -- Marginal field / Stephen Spender -- Sense of the sleight-of-hand man / Wallace Stevens -- Sonnet [The crumbled rock of London] / Roy Fuller -- from Stanzas in meditation I, IV, V, VI / Gertrude Stein -- Perdita / Louis MacNeice -- Raleigh was right / William Carlos Williams -- [anyone lived in a pretty how town] / E.E. Cummings -- Things / Walter de la Mare -- Antiques / Walter de la Mare -- University / Edwin Muir -- Bloody sire / Robinson Jeffers -- Memory / Babette Deutsch -- Immanent / Walter de la Mare -- from Conscript: III / Peter De Vries -- To Violet / Basil bunting -- Henry James at Newport / Weldon Kees -- Upon the heavenly scarp / A.M. Klein -- Dark morning / Thomas James Merton -- Springboard / Louis MacNeice -- [what if a much of a which of a wind] / E.E. Cummings.
Sigmund Freud / Howard Nemerov -- Emancipators / Randall Jarrell -- Tennis trophy / John Frederick Nims -- Dolor / Theodore Roethke -- Fable of the ant and the word / Mary Barnard -- First snow on an airfield / John Ciardi -- Losses / Randall Jarrell -- Poem in October / Dylan Thomas -- Journal / John Ciardi -- Part for the whole / Robert Francis -- Higher empiricism / Francis C. Golffing -- Poem for my twentieth birthday / Kenneth Koch -- from "Theory of vision" - The green eye / James Merrill -- Return / Theodore Roethke -- Ghost / Robert Lowell -- Night of battle / Yvor Winters -- Motive / Muriel Rukeyser -- Broken bowl / James Merrill -- Love poem / John Frederick Nims -- Niagara Falls / Alan Dugan -- Schoolyard in April / Kenneth Koch -- "Dreams are the royal road to the unconscious" / Paul Goodman -- Dirty word / Karl Shapiro -- Fat man in the mirror / Robert Lowell -- [if (touched by love's own secret) we, like homing] / E.E. Cummings -- Party / Margaret Avison -- Ultimate poem is abstract / Wallace Stevens -- Small prayer / Weldon Kees -- Return of the goddess Artemis / Robert Graves -- Death of a toad / Richard Wilbur -- from The metaphor - 4. Terror and love as fugitives / Henry Rago -- Traveler / John Berryman -- Lear / William Carlos Williams -- Sleeping beauty: variation of the prince / Randall Jarrell -- Children of the poor / Gwendolyn Brooks -- from Things of August: 1, 3, 8 / Wallace Stevens.
Cage / John Berryman -- Self unsatisfied runs everywhere / Delmore Schwartz -- Poem / Babette Deutsch -- Little ode / Paul Goodman -- "World without objects is a sensible emptiness" / Richard Wilbur -- Alceste in the wilderness / Anthony Hecht -- Beauty of things / Robinson Jeffers -- To an anthologist / Theodore Roethke -- Hotel de L'Univers et Portugal / James Merrill -- Foreboding / Robert Graves -- Instrument / Kathleen Raine -- Nijinsky / Parker Tyler -- Shield of Achilles / W.H. Auden -- After the Persian / Louise Bogan -- Then the ermine: / Marianne Moore -- from Paterson, Book V - The river of heaven / William Carlos Williams -- Sestina in time of winter / Patrick Anderson -- From the embassy / Robert Graves -- Illiterate / William Meredith -- Prison song / Alan Dugan -- World of water / E.L. Mayo -- Marginalia / Richard Wilbur -- Alphabet / Karl Shapiro -- Horatian ode / Joseph Warren Beach -- Aging / Randall Jarrell -- Chez Jane / Frank O'Hara -- Island in the evening / Fairfield Porter -- High fidelity / Thom Gunn -- Landed: a valentine / Richard Howard -- Radio / Frank O'Hara -- Bachelor / William Meredith -- from Cycle of six lyrics - O pearl and breasted world / George Barker -- Permanently / Kenneth Koch -- Birth of Venus / Constance Urdang -- Metamorphosis / Sylvia Plath -- from Inscriptions on Chinese paintings / Witter Bynner.
Metaphysical / Robert Fitzgerald -- Approach to Theves / Stanley Kunitz -- Unsettles motorcyclist's vision of his death / Thom Gunn -- from King Midas - The King's speech / Howard Moss -- Wreaths / Geoffrey Hill -- Mark of resistance / Adrienne Rich -- Morning letter / Robert Duncan -- Holding the mirror up to nature / Howard Nemerov -- In time of gold / H.D. -- Shepherd / William Stafford -- Mirror / James Merrill -- Demands of the muse / Vernon Watkins -- To the snake / Denise Levertov -- Skykomish River running / Richard F. Hugo -- Close-up / A.R. Ammons -- Fire at Alexandria / T. Weiss -- Death of myth-making / Sylvia Plath -- from The bean eaters - We real cool / Gwendolyn Brooks -- Spider / Richard Eberhart -- Returning to roots of first feeling / Robert Duncan -- Nude descending a staircase / X.J. Kennedy -- Song / Robert Creeley -- In favor of one's time / Frank O'Hara -- Population / George Oppen -- Gravelly run / A.R. Ammons -- Inside the river / James Dickey -- [how many moments must (amazing each] / E.E. Cummings -- Illustration - a footnote / Denise Levertov -- Blessing / James Wright -- For the passing of Groucho's pursuer / John Hollander -- Notes for a history of poetry / David Daiches -- Astronomers of Mont Blanc / Edgar Bowers -- Stars over the Dordogne / Sylvia Plath -- Black art / Anne Sexton.
from Four dream songs: [The high ones die, die] / John Berryman -- Death's the classic look / John Ciardi -- From Heraclitus / Alan Dugan -- For his father / William Meredith -- Mad scene / James Merrill -- If the birds knew / John Ashbery -- Fever 103 [degrees] / Sylvia Plath -- from Nine dream songs: Snow line / John Berryman -- After Lorca / Ted Hughes -- Words / David Wagoner -- Seeing Auden off / Philip Booth -- Here lies ... / Stevie Smith -- Like Rousseau / Leroi Jones (Amiri Baraka) -- About my poems / Donald Justice -- Metaphysic of snow / Donald Finkel -- Things we dreamt we died for / Marvin Bell -- from Through the smoke hole / Gary Snyder -- "Wish to be believed" / Mona Van Duyn -- Correspondence-school instructor says goodbye to his poetry students / Galway Kinnell -- Swan and shadow / John Hollander -- Beast in the space / W.S. Graham -- Uses of poetry / Winfield Townley Scott -- Slowly, slowly wisdom gathers / Mark Van Doren -- Swmrhydyceirw elegiacs / Vernon Watkins -- Implosions / Adrienne Rich -- Cows at night / Hayden Carruth -- Demonstration Hugh Seidman -- King's men / William Heyen -- Fire Island / May Swenson -- Invocation / Denise Levertov -- Game / Stanley Kunitz -- Handbook of versification / Gilbert Sorrentino -- Counterparts / Stephen Dobyns -- Messenger / Thom Gunn -- Homosexuality / Frank O'Hara -- Hope / F.D. Reeve -- Black maps / Mark Strand.
Nightletter / Charles Wright -- Play / A.R. Ammons -- Magi / Louise Gluck -- Climbing you / Erica Jong -- Lost / David Wagoner -- Life beside this one / John N. Morris -- Crematorium / John Betjeman -- Poetry / Greg Kuzma -- Vowels of another language / Tom Disch -- Dido: swarming / Kathleen Spivack -- Negatives / Charles Wright -- To D--, dead by her own hand / Howard Nemerov -- Poet's farewell to his teeth / William Dickey -- Parabola / A.D. Hope -- On hearing a new escalation / Richard Hugo -- May, 1972 / James Schuyler -- Desire of water / Mark Jarman -- Death & Empedocles 444 B.C. / Horace Gregory -- Verse translator / John Frederick Nims -- Last days / Richard Hugo -- from The way down: They return / Jay Macpherson -- Elegy for yards, pounds, and gallons / David Wagoner -- from Songs of the transformed: Siren song / Margaret Atwood -- Ode to pornography / Jack Anderson -- Signs / Gjertrud Schnackenberg -- Pleasure of ruins / J.D. McClatchy -- Astronomer's journal / Jane Shore -- from Essay of psychiatrists XIV. Their speech, compared with wisdom and poetry / Robert Pinsky -- Younger poet / Peter Schjeldahl -- Waiting rooms / Howard Nemerov -- "Can I tempt you to a pond walk?" / James Schuyler -- Translation / Rika Lesser -- Fragmenti / Ezra Pound -- Ice-cream wars / John Ashbery.
Ash / Jayanta Mahapatra -- Poem [Green things are flowers] / Frank O'Hara -- On the pier / Brenda Hillman -- Hog heaven / Robert Siegel -- Ring / Diane Wakoski -- Antigua / Gary Soto -- Photographs of old New York / Alfred Corn -- Valentine for Matthew Arnold / William Logan -- from Three notes toward definitions: Of faith / Timothy Steele -- Elegy / Sandra M. Gilbert -- After the solstice / Daryl Hine -- Muse of satire / Mary Kutzie -- Man and boy / John N. Morris -- Love and how it becomes important in our day to day lives / Miller Williams -- from The Venetian vespers: III / Anthony Hecht -- Guild / Sharon Olds -- Strolls / A.R. Ammons -- One page in The American heritage dictionary / Carole Oles -- Poems / Tom Disch -- X ray / Dannie Abse -- Rest / Lawrence Raab -- Poem beginning with a life of Wittgenstein / Donald Hall -- For an early retirement -- Easter morning / A.R. Ammons -- Late echo / John Ashbery -- Waving goodbye / Gerald Stern -- After minor surgery / Linda Pastan -- Static / Barton Sutter -- Shape for it / Michael Ryan -- Closer / Albert Goldbarth -- June fourth / Gerald Stern -- Dying / Robert Pinsky -- Poetry bug / Barry Spacks -- Poet of our climate / Katha Pollitt -- Survivor, walking / Stephen Sandy -- Cloud creates / David Ignatow.
On coming to nothing / Richard Moore -- Schedule of benefits / John N. Morris -- History of photography / Baron Wormser -- Diogenes tries to forget / Mary Karr -- Flesh tones / Richmond Lattimore -- from Images of China : Torture -- Chinese courtesy / Paul Engle -- Death / Thomas P. Lynch -- I am learning to abandon the world / Linda Pastan -- Dusting / Rita Dove -- What is left to say / Lisel Mueller -- Failing in the presence of ants / Gary Soto -- Edgewater Hospital / Albert Goldbarth -- Wings and seeds: for my birth mother / Sandra McPherson -- How to regain your soul / William Stafford -- Corners / Stephen Dunn -- Flirtation / Rita Dove -- Anthem / Anthony Hecht -- Sapphics / Daryl Hine -- Their bodies / David Wagoner -- Origin of order / Pattiann Rogers -- Boy shepherds' simile / David Bottoms -- Inverse proportions / Jack Matthews -- Doing the evolution shuffle / Alice Fulton -- from Chronometrics IV. Hourglass / Robert B. Shaw -- Chanson philosophique / Timothy Steele -- Narcissus and Echo / Fred Chappell -- My confessional sestina / Dana Gioia -- Bitch / Carolyn Kizer -- Poor angels / Edward Hirsch -- Dodona: asked of the oracle / Amy Clampitt -- Big cars / Wesley McNair -- Rearview mirror / Robert Morgan -- Disappointments of childhood / Michael Blumenthal -- Janus / Laurence Perrine -- Limerick.
Cloud painter / Jane Flanders -- Reading the writing / John N. Morris -- Preparing to live among the old / Stephen Corey -- Flight / B.H. Fairchild -- Poet at eighteen / Dick Allen -- Happiness / Raymond Carver -- Sweet Will / Philip Levine -- Athene / Amy Clampitt -- Fierce girl playing hopscotch / Alice Fulton -- Why fortune is the empress of the world / Turner Cassity -- Cruising with the Beach Boys / Dana Gioia -- Fossil fuel / John Dickson -- According to Ovid / Bin Ramke -- Hawk Hill / Reynolds Price -- Illinois: at night, Black Hawk's statue broods / J.W. Rivers -- Calling / Maxine Kumin -- Oh keep the poet hence / Thomas Carper -- Written in my dream by W.C. Williams / Allen Ginsberg -- Cold quilt / Michael McFee -- In bed with a book / Mona Van Duyn -- Postscript to an elegy / Gibbons Ruark -- My two lives / Ernest Sandeen -- Elegy for John, my student dead of AIDS / Robert Cording -- And the grass did grow / Ralph Angel -- Pole vaulting / Maura Stanton -- Coming into history / Jeanne Murray Walker -- Morning jitter / John Ashbery -- Available now: archaic torsos of both sexes / Gregory Orr -- Refuge / Randy Blasing -- To my mother / Wendell Berry -- Prayer for my father / Robert Bly -- Armored hearts / David Bottoms -- Inverse square law of the propagation of light / Christopher Buckley -- Bearer / Hayden Carruth -- Against poetry / Sandra M. Gilbert.
Coordinating conjunction / John Hollander -- Witness / David Ignatow -- Nurture / Maxine Kumin -- My ambition / James Laughlin -- After the alphabets / W.S. Merwin -- When I am asked / Lisel Mueller -- Waiting on Elvis, 1956 / Joyce Carol Oates -- Dreamwood / Adrienne Rich -- To his pulse / Robert B. Shaw -- Trolling for blues / Richard Wilbur -- We are listening / Diane Ackerman -- Reading the facts about Frost in The Norton anthology / George Starbuck -- Other-directed / Turner Cassity -- Lace makers / Stanley Moss -- Faberge's egg / Elizabeth Spires -- Breathing, the endless news / Rita Dove -- First reader / Billy Collins -- Sun king sulking / Peter Porter -- Heading out / Philip Booth -- For the Calvinists / Ben Howard -- Inspiration / Stephen Stepanchev -- Peasants waiting for rain / G.S. Sharat Chandra -- Summer at North Farm / Stephen Kuusisto -- Utopian melodies / Stephen Dobyns -- For the bullies of West Morris High / Steven Carmer -- from The six-cornered snowflake / John Frederick Nims -- Written in blood / Sue Owen -- Reading Lao Tzu again in the new year / Charles Wright -- Brieves from The book of Kells / R.T. Smith -- Forgetfulness / Billy Collins -- from An essay on friendship:VII / J.D. McClatchy -- Little essay on communication / Stephen Dunn -- Mrs. Adam / Kathleen Norris.
Dead Cartesian / Chris Wallace-Crabbe -- Death of Antinous / Mark Doty -- Correspondence / Henri Coulette -- Evening walk / Charles Simic -- Tenth-year elegy / Neal Bowers -- As a child, sleepless / W.D. Snodgrass -- Defining time / Carl Dennis -- Not responsible / Caroline Finkelstein -- Quotations for a winter evening / David Jauss -- Take a hike / Jim Simmerman -- Out of our hands / Cathy Song -- Things of the world / Robert Sargent -- Chicamauga / Charles Wright -- We have not long to love / Tennessee Williams -- Few last lines of laundry / Eamon Grennan -- Tree of life / Margaret Holley -- Dead man interview / Neal Bowers -- Cave of AIDS / Mark Scott -- To a young diver / Marilyn Taylor -- Winged torso of Eros / Daniel Hall -- Final notations / Adrienne Rich -- Mingus at The Showplace / William Matthews -- Meaner than a junkyard dog: or, Turner's evil twin / Turner Cassity -- Search party / W.S. Merwin -- Apollo / Elizabeth Alexander -- Digs in Escondido Canyon / Walter McDonald -- You are right / Cathryn Essinger -- Adirondack moosehead / Jeffrey Harrison -- Having it out with melancholy / Jane Kenyon -- Last words / William Matthews -- Telegram from the muse -- Anniversary / William Greenway -- Soul / alan Shaprio -- Parents they whould be / Joe-Anne McLaughln-Carruth -- Resurrection of the body / Eric Pankey -- Balkan / Gabriel Spera -- not so good night in the San Pedro of the world / Charles Bukowski -- Music of the spheres / Robert Morgan.
In the age of the radio telescope / James Scruton -- Book of the dead man (#33) / Marvin Bell -- Essential story / Charlie Smith -- To reason / Carl Dennis -- Psyche and Eros in Florida / Debora Greger -- Tools: an ode / Andrew Hudgins -- Ways of talking / Ha Jin -- Democracy / Derick Burleson -- Watching dogwood blossoms fall in a parking lot off Route 46 / August Kleinzahler -- Failure of similes / Richard Foerster -- Poem on the first day of school / Peter Cooley -- Duesenberg, 1929 / Herbert Morris -- Arch of Titus / Barry Goldensohn -- On me, the imported skies / Willy Clay -- Fermi lab: Sisyphus of quarks / Pearl Andelson Sherry -- Getting through / Deborah Pope -- Angling / Elise Paschen -- Goggles and helmet / Donald Hall -- Happiness / Jane Kenyon -- After the missionaries / Michael Chitwood -- At the Vietnam Memorial / George Bilgere -- For William Stafford / Henry Taylor -- Poem of unrest / John Ashbery -- TV movie / Jack Turner -- Does poetry matter? / Christopher Bursk -- Dog was crying to-night in Wicklow also / Seamus Heaney -- Throwback / Paul Muldoon -- Mother Ireland / Eavan Boland -- Arrival of the Titanic / William Dickey -- Without / Donald Hall -- Marginalia / Billy Collins -- After making love / Stephen Dunn -- Horseshoes / David Bottoms -- Postcard from Greece / A.E. Stallings -- Friday night fights / Ronald Wallace -- Lover release agreement / J. Allyn Rosser -- Drowning in wheat / John Kinsella.
Obligation to be happy / Linda Pastan -- Twelfth birthday / Rachel Hadas -- Variation on a theme of Baudelaire / David Ricks -- Introduction to methods of mathematical physics / Lisa Rosenberg -- Hooray for Hollywood / Tom Disch -- From ruin / Julie Suk -- Suit / Seamus Heaney -- Voice of Col. von Stauffenberg rising from Purgatory / Donald Justice -- Middle path / Galway Kinnell -- Add-water instant blues / Robin Morgan -- Hotwire / Leslie Ullman -- Obsolescence of Thou / Rodney Jones -- Visiting hours are over / Chana Bloch -- Baobob tree 1996 / Susan Hahn -- Patient / Mary Karr -- At an island farm / Brad Leithauser -- Devil's workshop / Yusef Komunyakaa -- At the poetry reading / John Brehm -- For Allen Ginsberg / X.J. Kennedy -- Invention of secrecy / David Citino -- Becune Point / Derek Walcott -- Natural selection / Alan Shapiro -- Sonnet / Billy Collins -- Dark between / Philip Schultz -- "Find work" / Rhina P. Espaillat -- Old movies / Robley Wilson -- Dead language lesson / A.E. Stallings -- Offspring / Liz Rosenberg -- Psalm for an anniversary / Grace Schulman -- Driving west in 1970 / Robert Bly -- Detroit, tomorrow / Philip Levine -- Risk / C.K. Williams -- Wight / Stanley Plumly -- Crow is walking / Grace Butcher -- Immigrant picnic / Gregory Djanikian -- Tomorrow / Dennis O'Driscoll -- from Figures in the carpets [Kazak] / David Schloss.
Pride / Yusef Komunyakaa -- from Paragraphs from a day-book / Marilyn Hacker -- To my old poems / Kenneth Koch -- Industrial teflon comes into domestic use / Fleda Brown -- Problem was / Joyce Sutphen -- Platonic lover / Curt Anderson -- Charioteer / Faye George -- Battlefield / Mark Turcotte -- Saying goodbye to very young children / John Updike -- Test / Kay Ryan -- Dust / Wendell Berry -- After finding a one hundred dollar bill / DC Berry -- Zen living / Dick Allen -- Land / Agha Shahid Ali -- Academic / John Skoyles -- What became / Wesley McNair -- How we made a new art on old ground / Eavan Boland -- [His life was the practice] / Stephen Dobyns -- To luck / W.S. Merwin -- Han-Shan fashions a myth / George Scarbrough -- Two evangelists / Robert West -- In glass / Catherine Tufariello -- How to write a villanelle / Elisavietta Ritchie -- For Micha's mother, who signs / Robert Fink -- Update on the last judgment / Ellen Hinsey -- Lament for the makers / W.S. Merwin.
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Author Biography

Joseph Parisi joined Poetry in 1976 and served as its tenth editor from 1983–2003. Among his books areMarianne Moore: The Art of a Modernist and, with Stephen Young, Dear Editor: A History of Poetry in Letters. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, won a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2002, and is a Fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge. Mr. Parisi has also edited a definitive modern poetry collection, 100 Essential Modern Poems published with Ivan R. Dee in 2005. Stephen Young, former senior editor ofPoetry, is program director of the Poetry Foundation. He was educated at Dartmouth and joined the magazine in 1988. Messrs. Parisi and Young live in Chicago. - (NBN)

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