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The best American poetry, 1994

Author: A R Ammons; David Lehman
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An anthology of contemporary poets presents the best work of the previous year, reflecting the diversity in American poetry.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A R Ammons; David Lehman
ISBN: 0671899481 9780671899486 0671510045 9780671510046
OCLC Number: 31250691
Notes: "A Touchstone book."
Description: xxi, 275 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: A short history of the Vietnam War years / Dick Allen --
Cinema Vérité / Tom Andrews --
Myrtle / John Ashbery --
Tremendous mood swings / Burlin Barr --
What you want means what you can afford / Cynthia Bond --
Demographics / Catherine Bowman --
The fire fetched down / George Bradley --
Me against the world / Charles Bukowski --
The only dance there is / Rebecca Byrkit --
A catalpa tree on West twelfth street / Amy Clampitt --
Tantrum girl responds to death / Michelle T. Clinton --
Sestina / James Cummins --
Full of rain, the word / Ramola Dharmaraj --
The Cardinal Detoxes: A play in one act / Thomas M. Disch --
Difference / Mark Doty --
Bulimia / Denise Duhamel --
Northwestern mathematics / Tony Esolen --
Life drawing / Richard Foerster --
The priming is a negligee / Alice Fulton --
After dark / Allison Funk --
In the hotel / Jorie Graham --
The frog in the swimming pool / Debora Greger --
Another elegy / Donald Hall --
Getting happy / Forrest Hamer --
The polar circle / Lyn Hejinian --
Deceptively like a solid / Roald Hoffmann. Variations on a fragment by Trumbull Stickney / John Hollander --
The love of the flesh / Janet Holmes --
Baseball / Paul Hoover --
A lost art / Richard Howard --
The necessary angel / Phyllis Janowitz --
Unholy sonnets / Mark Jarman --
the foot / Alice Jones --
Contempt / Rodney Jones --
Courting the famous figures at the Grotto of improbable thought / Brigit Pegeen Kelly --
A Rune / Caroline Knox --
One train may hide another / Kenneth Koch --
Avant-Dernières Pensées / Dionisio D. Martínez --
Found parable / J.D. McCatchy --
Following her to sleep / Jeffrey McDaniel --
Spike logic / James McManus --
Family week at Oracle Ranch / James Merrill --
One of the lives / W.S. Merwin --
I was on a golf course the day John Cage died of a stroke / Stephen Paul Miller --
Allegory / Jenny Mueller --
From muse & drudge / Harryette Mullern --
At the Lakehouse / Brighde Mullins. Sensible qualities / Fred Muratori --
The knowing / Sharon Olds --
Them / Maureen Owen --
Divided touch, divided color / Kathleen Pierce --
A mathematcis of breathing / Carl Phillips --
Pornography / Lloyd Schwartz --
Pol pot / Frederick Seidel --
he letter / Alan Shapiro --
Courtesan / Angela Shaw --
Read your fate / Charles Simic --
Snow songs / W.D. Snodgrass --
The robed heart / Elizabeth spires --
Apollo takes charge of his muses / A.E. Stallings --
The mysterious maps / Mark Strangd --
Offering / Sharan Strange --
Sleeping with Boa / May Swenson --
Modern times / Janet Sylvester --
Like a scarf / James Tate --
Death of a distant in-law / Patricia Trxler --
The snake in the garden considers Daphne / William Wadsworth --
My talk with an elegant man / Kevin Walker --
Putting in a word / Rosanne Wasserman --
The one / Burce Weigl --
Who they were / Joshua Weiner --
Song for the in-itself and for-itself / Henry Weinfield --
Camille Monet sur son lit de mort / Michael White --
A digression / Richard Wilbur --
Upon hearing of my friend's marriage breaking up / Dean Young.
Responsibility: A.R. Ammons, editor ; David Lehman, series editor.

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