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Author: Garrison Keillor
Publisher: New York, New York : Penguin, 2003. ©2003
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Overview: Every day people tune in to The Writer's Almanac on public radio and hear Garrison Keillor read them a poem. And here, for the first time, is an anthology of poems from the show, chosen by Keillor for their wit, their frankness, their passion, their "utter clarity in the face of everything else a person has to deal with at 7 a.m." Good Poems includes verse about lovers, children, failure, everyday life,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Garrison Keillor
ISBN: 0142003441 9780142003442
OCLC Number: 53054568
Description: xxvi, 476 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction --
O Lord: --
Poem in thanks / Thomas Lux --
How many nights / Galway Kinnell --
Welcome morning / Anne Sexton --
Psalm 23 / Bay Psalm Book (from) --
At least / Raymond Carver --
Address to the Lord / John Berryman --
O Karma, Dharma, pudding and pie / Philip Appleman --
Psalm / Reed Whittemore --
Psalm 121 / Michael Wigglesworth --
When on has lived a long time alone / Galway Kinnell --
Home on the range / Anonymous --
What I want is / C G Hanzlicek --
Day: --
Summer Morning / Charles Simic --
Otherwise / Jane Kenyon --
Poem about morning / William Meredith --
Living / Denise Levertov --
Another spring / Kenneth Rexroth --
Moring person / Vassar Miller --
Routine / Arthur Guiterman --
Life of a day / Tom Hennen --
For my son, Noah, ten years old / Robert Bly --
I've known a heaven, like a tent / Emily Dickinson --
Letter to NY / Elizabeth Bishop --
Dilemma / David Budbill --
Song of myself (from) / Walt Whitman --
New Yorkers / Edward Field --
Soaking up sun / Tom Hennen --
Late hours / Lisel Mueller --
Music: --
Scrambled eggs and whiskey / Hayden Carruth --
Mehitabel's song / Don Marquis --
Nightclub / Billy Collins --
Alley violinist / Robert Lax --
Cradle song / Jim Schley --
Her door / Mary Leader --
Pupil / Donald Justice --
Piano / D H Lawrence --
Instrument of choice / Robert Phillips --
Homage: doo-wop / Joseph Stroud --
Persistence of song / Howard Moss --
Ooly pop a cow / David Huddle --
Elevator music / Henry Taylor --
Grain of sound / Robert Morgan --
I will make you brooches / Robert Louis Stevenson --
Dance / C K Williams --
Investment / Robert Frost --
Dumka / B H Fairchild --
Green street mortuary --
Marching band / Lawrence Ferlinghetti --
Scenes: --
Poem to be read at 3 AM / Donald Justice --
Swimming pool / Thomas Lux --
Dostoevsky / Charles Bukowski --
After a movie / Henry Taylor --
Summer storm / Dana Gioia --
Woolworth's / Mark Irwin --
Worked late on a Tuesday night / Deborah Garrison --
Farmhouse / Reed Whittemore --
Wrist-wrestling father / Orval Lund --
Yorkshire men in pub gardens / Gavin Ewart --
Noah / Roy Daniells --
Lovers: --
Red, red rose / Robert Burns --
When I heard at the close of day / Walt Whitman --
First love / John Clare --
He wishes for the cloths of heaven / W B Yeats --
Sonnet / C B Trail --
Politics / W B Yeats --
Magellan street, 1974 / Maxine Kumin --
Animals / Frank O'Hara --
Lending out books / Hal Sirowitz --
Changed man / Robert Phillips --
Constant north / J F Hendry --
On the strength of all conviction and stamina of love / Jennifer Michael Hecht --
Loft / Richard Jones --
This is just to say / William Carlos Williams --
This is just to say / Erica-Lynn Gambino --
Venetian air / Thomas Moore --
Summer morning / Louis Simpson --
Comin thro' the rye / Robert Burns --
Topography / Sharon Olds --
Saturday morning / Hugo Williams --
Flight / Louis Jenkins --
At twenty-three weeks she can no longer see anything South of her belly / Thom Ward --
For the life of him and her / Reed Whittemore --
Romantics / Lisel Mueller --
Down in the valley / Anonymous --
Middle years / Walter McDonald --
Winter winds cold and blea / John Clare --
Since feeling is first / e e cummings --
Vergissmeinnichtps / Keith Douglas --
Sonnet XLIII: What lips my lips have kissed / Edna St Vincent Millay --
After the argument / Stephen Dunn --
Orange / Wendy Cope --
Susquehanna / Liz Rosenberg --
Farm wife / R S Thomas --
After forty years of marriage, she tries a new recipe for hamburger hot dish / Leo Dangel --
Those who love / Sara Teasdale --
Quietly / Kenneth Rexroth --
For CWB / Elizabeth Bishop --
Shorelines / Howard Moss --
Prayer for a marriage / Steve Scafidi --
Master speed / Robert Frost --
Bonnard's nudes / Raymond Carver --
Day's Work: --
Happiness / Raymond Carver --
Hoeing / John Updike --
Some details of Hebridean house construction / Thomas A Clark --
Relations / Philip Booth --
What I learned from my mother / Julia Kasdorf --
To be of use / Marge Piercy --
No tool or rope or pail / Bob Arnold --
Ox cart man / Donald Hall --
Girl on a tractor / Joyce Sutphen --
Soybeans / Thomas Alan Orr --
Landing pattern / Philip Appleman --
Mae West / Edward Field --
Hay for the horses / Gary Snyder --
Sons And Daughters: --
Masterworks of Ming / Kay Ryan --
Bess / Linda Pastan --
Little tooth / Thomas Lux --
Sonnet XXXVII / William Shakespeare --
Egg / C G Hanzlicek --
Rolls-Royce dreams / Ginger Andrews --
My life before I knew it / Lawrence Raab --
After work / Richard Jones --
I stop writing the poem / Tess Gallagher --
Franklin Hyde / Hilaire Belloc --
Manners / Elizabeth Bishop --
September, the first day of school / Howard Nemerov --
First lesson / Philip Booth --
Childhood / Barbara Ras --
Waving good-bye / Gerald Stern --
Family reunion / Maxine Kumin --
Language: --
Primer of the daily round / Howard Nemerov --
Possessive case / Lisel Mueller --
Icelandic language / Bill Holm --
Fantastic names of Jazz / Hayden Carruth --
Ode to the Medieval poets / W H Auden --
Sweater weather / Sharon Bryan --
Good Life: --
We grow accustomed to the dark / Emily Dickinson --
Ritual to read to each other / William Stafford --
Courage / Anne Sexton --
Sometimes / Sheeagh Pugh --
Leisure / W H Davies --
Way it is now / Charles Bukowski --
Secret life / Stephen Dunn --
Lost / David Wagoner --
Sonnet XXV / William Shakespeare --
Eel in the cave / Robert Bly --
Wild geese / Mary Oliver --
From the manifesto of the selfish / Stephen Dunn --
Hope / Lisel Mueller --
Three goals / David Budbill --
Vermeer / Howard Nemerov --
Repression / C K Williams --
Weather / Linda Pastan --
Moderation is not a negation of intensity, but helps avoid monotony / John Tagliabue --
Tell all the truth but tell it slant / Emily Dickinson --
Props assist the house / Emily Dickinson --
Beasts: --
Little citizen, little survivor / Hayden Carruth --
Her first calf / Wendell Berry --
Bats / Randal Jarrell --
Riding lesson / Henry Taylor --
Walking the dog / Howard Nemerov --
Excrement poem / Maxine Kumin --
Stanza IV from Coming of age / Ursula Leguin --
Destruction / Joanne Kyger --
How to see deer / Philip Booth --
Dog's death / John Updike --
Names of horses / Donald Hall --
Bison crossing near Mt Rushmore / May Swenson --
Failure: --
Success is counted sweetest / Emily Dickinson --
Solitude / Ella Wheeler Wilcox --
First time I remember / Wendell Berry --
Our lady of the snows / Robert Hass --
British Museum reading room / Louis MacNeice --
Bare arms of trees / John Tagliabue --
Sailor / Geof Hewitt --
Place for everything / Louis Jenkins --
Feast / Robert Hass --
Nobody knows you / Jimmie Cox --
Last song / Charles Bukowski --
Complaint: --
Forsaken wife / Elizabeth Thomas --
Confession / Stephen Dobyns --
Living in the body / Joyce Sutphen --
Tired as I can be / Bessie Jackson --
Iceberg theory / Gerald Locklin --
Manifesto: Mad farmer liberation front / Wendell Berry --
Bookmark / Tom Disch --
Poetry readings / Charles Bukowski --
Publication-is the auction / Emily Dickinson --
Trips: --
Once in the 40s / William Stafford --
Moby Dick (lines from) / Herman Melville --
Rain travel / W S Merwin --
Where we are / Gerald Locklin --
Excelsior / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow --
On a tree fallen across the road / Robert Frost --
Walk along the old tracks / Robert Kinsley --
Passengers / Billy Collins --
Walloping window-blind / Charles Edward Carryl --
Vacation / Wendell Berry --
Directions / Joseph Stroud --
Postscript / Seamus Heaney --
Night journey / Theodore Roethke --
Waiting / Raymond Carver --
Snow: --
New Hampshire / Howard Moss --
To fight aloud / Emily Dickinson --
December moon / May Sarton --
Year's end / Richard Wilbur --
Snow man / Wallace Stevens --
January / Baron Wormser --
In celebration of surviving / Chuck Miller --
Her long illness / Donald Hall --
Requiescat / Oscar Wilde --
Sixth of January / David Budbill --
Not only the Eskimos / Lisel Mueller --
Boy at the window / Richard Wilbur --
Winter poem / Frederick Morgan --
Lester tells of Wanda and the big snow / Paul Zimmer --
Old boards / Robert Bly --
March blizzard / John Tagliabue --
Yellow: --
Elvis kissed me / T S Kerrigan --
Stepping out of poetry / Gerald Stern --
I shall keep singing! / Emily Dickinson --
Songs to onions / Roy Blount, Jr --
O luxury / Guy W Longchamps --
Coming / Kenneth Rexroth --
Light left on / May Sarton --
Yellow slicker / Stuart Dischell --
First kiss --
Music one looks back on / Stephen Dobyns --
Lives: --
In a prominent bar in Secaucus one day / X J Kennedy --
Who's who / W H Auden --
Portrait / Stanley Kunitz --
Parable of the four-poster / Erica Jong --
Ed / Louis Simpson --
Memory / Hayden Carruth --
Lazy / David Lee --
Testimonial / Harry Newman, Jr --
Cathedral builders / John Ormond --
Village burglar / Anonymous --
Scandal / Robert Bly --
At last the secret is out / W H Auden --
Night light / Kate Barnes --
Sir Patrick Spens / Anonymous --
Elders: --
I go back to May 1937 / Sharon Olds --
Those winter Sundays / Robert Hayden --
Old liberators / Robert Hedin --
To my mother / Wendell Berry --
Working in the rain / Robert Morgan --
Birthday card to my mother / Philip Appleman --
Yesterday / W S Merwin --
No map / Stephen Dobyns --
My mother / Robert Mezey --
When my dead father called / Robert Bly --
August third / May Sarton --
Terminus / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
End: --
Authorship / James B(all) Naylor --
Young and old / Charles Kingsley --
Shifting the sun / Diana Der--Hovanessian --
My dad's wallet / Raymond Carver --
When I am asked / Lisel Mueller --
Dirge without music / Edna St Vincent Millay --
My mother said / Donald Hall --
Departures / Linda Pastan --
As befits a man / Langston Hughes --
Sunt Leones / Stevie Smith --
Perfection wasted / John Updike --
Eleanor's letters / Donald Hall --
Death and the turtle / May Sarton --
Four poems in one / Anne Porter --
Titanic / David R Slavitt --
Burial of Sir John Moore after Corunna / Charles Wolfe --
Kaddish / David Ignatow --
Twilight: after haying / Jane Kenyon --
For the anniversary of my death / W S Merwin --
Old Italians dying (from) / Lawrence Ferlinghetti --
Street ballad / George Barker --
Let evening come / Jane Kenyon --
Resurrection: --
Forty-five / Hayden Carruth --
Blessing / James Wright --
Holy Thursday / William Blake --
Walden (lines from) / Henry David Thoreau --
Peace of wild things / Wendell Berry --
From blossoms / Li-Young Lee --
First green of spring / David Budbill --
Here / Grace Paley --
Lives of the heart / Jane Hirshfield --
Spring / Gerard Manley Hopkins --
Fishing in the keep of silence / Linda Gregg --
Biographies --
Name index --
Title index.
Responsibility: selected and introduced by Garrison Keillor.

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Overview: Every day people tune in to The Writer's Almanac on public radio and hear Garrison Keillor read them a poem. And here, for the first time, is an anthology of poems from the show, chosen by Keillor for their wit, their frankness, their passion, their "utter clarity in the face of everything else a person has to deal with at 7 a.m." Good Poems includes verse about lovers, children, failure, everyday life, death, and transcendance. It features the work of classic poets, such as Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman, and Robert Frost, as well as the work of contemporary greats such as Howard Nemerov, Charles Bukowski, Donald Hall, Billy Collins, Robert Bly, and Sharon Olds. It's a book of poems for anybody who loves poetry whether they know it or not.

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