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Americans' favorite poems : the Favorite Poem Project anthology

Author: Robert Pinsky; Maggie Dietz; Favorite Poem Project (U.S.)
Publisher: New York : Norton, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of 200 poems by such authors as Margaret Atwood, Elizabeth Barrett Browning and John Keats, with comments by those Americans who chose them as their favorites.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Named Person: Moreah Sheldan
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Pinsky; Maggie Dietz; Favorite Poem Project (U.S.)
ISBN: 0393048209 9780393048209
OCLC Number: 41404648
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xix, 327 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: The Sentence / Anna Akhmatova --
Mansion / A. R. Ammons --
Will, lost in a sea of trouble / Archilochos --
Dover Beach / Matthew Arnold --
The Improvement / John Ashbery --
Variation on the Word Sleep / Margaret Atwood --
In Memory of W. B. Yeats / W. H. Auden --
Refugee Blues / W. H. Auden --
Preface to a Twenty Volume Suicide Note / Amiri Baraka --
One Art / Elizabeth Bishop --
At the Fishhouses / Elizabeth Bishop --
Everything the Power of the World does is done in a circle / Black Elk --
Eternity / William Blake --
The Ecchoing Green / William Blake --
The Little Black Boy / William Blake --
The Emigrant Irish / Eavan Boland --
Before the Birth of one of her Children / Anne Bradstreet --
To My Dear and loving Husband / Anne Bradstreet --
The Soldier / Rupert Brooke --
We Real Cool / Gwendolyn Brooks --
The Bean Eaters / Gwendolyn Brooks --
Sonnet 43 (How do I love thee? Let me count the ways) / Elizabeth Barrett Browning --
My Last Duchess / Robert Browning --
Ay, Ay, Ay of the Kinky-Haired Negress / Julia De Burgos --
Address to a Haggis / Robert Burns --
She Walks in Beauty / George Gordon, Lord Byron --
from Manfred / George Gordon, Lord Byron --
Jabberwocky / Lewis Carroll --
Grandmither, Think Not I Forget / Willa Cather --
31 / Catullus --
The City / C. P. Cavafy --
from Zeitgehoft / Paul Celan --
from The General Prologue to The Canterbury Tales / Geoffrey Chaucer --
Proem: To Brooklyn Bridge / Hart Crane --
Voyages (III) / Hart Crane --
The Rain / Robert Creeley --
I Know a Man / Robert Creeley --
Yet Do I Marvel / Countee Cullen --
I sing of Olaf glad and big / E. E. Cummings --
Last Poem / Robert Desnos --
The Bee / James Dickey --
I'm Nobody! Who are you? / Emily Dickinson ---
I never saw a Moor, / Emily Dickinson --
A little Madness in the Spring / Emily Dickinson --
"Hope" is the thing with Feathers, / Emily Dickinson --
A Bird came down the Walk / Emily Dickinson --
The Flea / John Donne --
A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning / John Donne --
The Embrace / Mark Doty --
Daystar / Rita Dove --
Since ther's no helpe, Come let us kisse and part / Michael Drayton --
Love Song: I And Thou / Alan Dugan --
We Wear the Mask / Paul Lawrence Dunbar --
A Lyric in Exile / Hussein Elhami --
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock / T. S. Eliot --
Dry Salvages / T. S. Eliot --
The Rhodora / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
The Road Not Taken / Robert Frost --
Acquainted with the Night / Robert Frost --
Immigrants / Robert Frost --
Birches / Robert Frost --
A Hillside Thaw / Robert Frost --
"Out, Out," / Robert Frost --
The Terms in Which I Think of Reality / Allen Ginsberg --
The Queen of Carthage / Louise Gluck --
Baby Song / Thom Gunn --
Names of Horses / Donald Hall --
The Darkling Thrush / Thomas Hardy --
Meditation at Lagunitas / Robert Hass --
Those Winter Sundays / Robert Hayden --
Monet's "Waterlilies" / Robert Hayden --
Mid-Term Break / Seamus Heaney --
Invictus / William Ernest Henley --
Church-musick / George Herbert --
Vertue / George Herbert --
The pebble / Zbigniew Herbert --
Things I Didn't Know I Loved / Nazim Hikmet --
Do you see the town? / Hugo Von Hofmannsthal --
from the Iliad (Book Six, lines 439-79) / Homer --
God's Grandeur / Gerard Manley Hopkins --
Pied Beauty / Gerard Manley Hopkins --
The Windhover / Gerard Manley Hopkins --
Diffugere Nives / A. E. Housman --
Minstrel Man / Langston Hughes --
Merry-Go-Round / Langston Hughes --
Mother to Son / Langston Hughes --
Driving Montana / Richard Hugo --
Next Day / Randall Jarrell --
Losses / Randall Jarrell --
The Purse-Seine / Robinson Jeffers --
The Creation / James Weldon Johnson --
Song to Celia / Ben Jonson --
On My First Son / Ben Jonson --
Ecce Puer / James Joyce --
Ode to a Nightingale / John Keats --
Sonnet VII (O Solitude! if I must with thee dwell) / John Keats --
This Living Hand / John Keats --
Otherwise / Jane Kenyon --
St. Francis and the Sow / Galway Kinnell --
Facing It / Yusef Komunyakaa --
Hornworm: Autumn Lamentation / Stanley Kunitz --
from Tao te Ching / Lao Tzu --
Snake / D. H. Lawrence --
The New Colossus / Emma Lazarua --
Come into Animal Presence / Denise Levertov --
You Can Have It / Philip Levine --
A Psalm of Life / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow --
The Moon Sails Out / Federico Garcia Lorca --
Song of the Barren Orange Tree / Federico Garcia Lorca --
Patterns / Amy Lowell --
The First Snow-Fall / James Russell Lowell --
Waking in the Blue / Robert Lowell --
Big Momma / Haki R. Madhubuti --
To His Coy Mistress / Andrew Marvell --
Art / Herman Melville --
Strawberries / W. S. Merwin --
Sonnet XXIV (When you, that at this moment are to me) / Edna St. Vincent Millay --
Dirge Without Music / Edna St. Vincent Millay --
Happiness / A. A. Milne --
On Pilgrimage / Czeslaw Milosz --
Lycidas / John Milton --
Harmonics / William Vaughn Moody --
Poetry / Marianne Moore --
I May, I Might, I Must / Marianne Moore --
The Time I've Lost in Wooing / Thomas Moore --
Ode to My Socks / Pablo Neruda --
Quiet Until the Thaw / Jacob Nibenegenasabe --
A True Account of Talking to the Sun at Fire Island / Frank O'Hara --
The Summer Day / Mary Oliver --
Dulce et Decorum Est / Wilfred Owen --
To Return to the Urges Unconscious of Their Beginnings / Pham Tien Duat --
Luncheon on the Grass / Carl Phillips --
The Night Dances / Sylvia Plath --
Lady Lazarus / Sylvia Plath --
Polly's Tree / Sylvia Plath --
Cancer and Nova / Hyam Plutzik --
from Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot / Alexander Pope --
The River-Merchant's Wife: A Letter / Ezra Pound --
I loved you / Alexander Pushkin --
Love Constant Beyond Death / Francisco De Quevedo --
The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd / Sir Walter Raleigh --
Naming of Parts / Henry Reed --
To the Days / Adrienne Rich --
Prospective Immigrants Please Note / Adrienne Rich --
Entrance / Rainer Maria Rilke --
Romance / Arthur Rimbaud --
Our Land / Yannis Ritsos --
Eros Turannos / Edwin Arlington Robinson --
Mr. Flood's Party / Edwin Arlington Robinson --
My Papa's Waltz / Theodore Roethke --
Night Journey / Theodore Roethke --
The Waking / Theodore Roethke --
Who Says Words with My Mouth / Jalal Al-Din Rumi --
Chicago / Carl Sandburg --
Equal to the gods / Sappho --
An Old Man on the River Bank / George Seferis --
Sonnet 18 (Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?) / William Shakespeare --
Sonnet 29 (When, in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes) / William Shakespeare --
Sonnet 138 (When my love swears that she is made of truth) / William Shakespeare --
Not Waving But Drowning / Stevie Smith --
Scars / William Stafford --
The Idea of Order at Key West / Wallace Stevens --
The Snow Man / Wallace Stevens --
Tea at the Palaz of Hoon / Wallace Stevens --
Girl in a Nightgown / Wallace Stevens --
Block City / Robert Louis Stevenson --
Home No More Home to Me, Whither Must I Wander? / Robert Louis Stevenson --
Pot Roast / Mark Strand --
Notes from a Nonexistent Himalayan Expedition / Wislawa Szymborska --
Gift / Rabindranath Tagore --
Ulysses / Alfred, Lord Tennyson --
Casey at the Bat / Ernest Lawrence Thayer --
Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night / Dylan Thomas --
In My Craft or Sullen Art / Dylan Thomas --
Fern Hill / Dylan Thomas --
Tichborne's Elegy / Chidiock Tichborne --
A Far Cry from Africa / Derek Walcott --
Arizona Midnight / Robert Penn Warren --
An Old Man's Thought of School / Walt Whitman --
from Song of the Open Road (1, 4, & 8) / Walt Whitman --
To a Certain Cantatrice / Walt Whitman --
from Song of Myself (46 & 52) / Walt Whitman --
Love Calls Us to the Things of This World / Richard Wilbur --
My Fly / C. K. Williams --
To Elsie / William Carlos Williams --
Danse Russe / William Carlos Williams --
from The Prelude (Book IV, lines 354-70) / William Wordsworth --
Lines (Tintern Abbey) / William Wordsworth --
On a Bank As I Sat Fishing / Sir Henry Wotton --
A Blessing / James Wright --
Forget Not Yet / Thomas Wyatt --
Politics / William Butler Yeats --
When You Are Old / William Butler Yeats --
Sailing to Byzatium / William Butler Yeats --
The lower leaves of the trees / Sone No Yoshitada --
To Go to Lvov / Adam Zagajewski --
The Way of the Water-Hyacinth / Zawgee.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Pinsky and Maggie Dietz.

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A collection of 200 poems by such authors as Margaret Atwood, Elizabeth Barrett Browning and John Keats, with comments by those Americans who chose them as their favorites.

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