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The handbook of heartbreak : 101 poems of lost love and sorrow

Author: Robert Pinsky; Poets Laureate Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York : Rob Weisbach Books, 1998.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Pinsky; Poets Laureate Collection (Library of Congress)
ISBN: 068816286X 9780688162863
OCLC Number: 39347525
Description: xvii, 158 p. ; 20 cm.
Contents: Western Wind / Anonymous --
Love Song / William Carlos Williams --
Never Again Would Birds' Song be the Same / Robert Frost --
Roses Only / Marianne Moore --
Privilege of Being / Robert Hass --
Who's on First? / Lloyd Schwartz --
They Flee from Me / Thomas Wyatt --
And if I Did What Then? / George Gascoigne --
One Art / Elizabeth Bishop --
Adam's Curse / William Butler Yeats --
Men Loved Wholly Beyond Wisdom / Louise Bogan --
Doing This / Tony Hoagland --
My Picture Left in Scotland / Ben Jonson --
My Life by Somebody Else / Mark Strand --
Unfortunate Coincidence / Dorothy Parker --
Love Song: I and Thou / Alan Dugan --
Astrophel and Stella, 31 ("With how sad steps, Oh Moon, thou climb'st the skies") / Philip Sidney --
Caelica, LXIX ("When all this All doth pass from age to age") / Fulke Greville --
Sonnets, 94 ("They that have power to hurt and will do none") / William Shakespeare --
Modern Love, 17 ("At dinner, she is hostess, I am host") / George Meredith --
Neutral Tones / Thomas Hardy --
The Apparition / John Donne --
Song ("How sweet I roam'd from field to field") / William Blake --
Song ("Why so pale and wan, fond lover?") / John Suckling --
Eros Turannos / Edwin Arlington Robinson --
Sonnet XIX ("Methought I saw my late espoused saint") / John Milton --
Stella's Birth-Day: March 13, 1726/7 / Jonathan Swift --
A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal / William Wordsworth --
Death of the Day / Walter Savage Landor --
This Living Hand / John Keats --
249 ("Wild Nights --
Wild Nights!") / Emily Dickinson --
305 ("The difference between Despair") / Emily Dickinson --
The Voice / Thomas Hardy --
Sonnet ("Thou art indeed just, Lord, if I contend") / Gerard Manley Hopkins --
Helen / H. D. --
The Brothers / Edwin Muir --
Bells for John Whiteside's Daughter / John Crowe Ransom --
Captain Carpenter / John Crowe Ransom --
Simple Autumnal / Louise Bogan --
Not Waving but Drowning / Stevie Smith --
Lines Written During a Period of Insanity / William Cowper --
The Poet's Task / Pablo Neruda and Alfred Corn --
A Plague of Starlings / Robert Hayden --
The Dream Songs, 14 ("Life, friends, is boring. We must not say so") / John Berryman --
The Dream Songs, 29 ("There sat down, once, a thing on Henry's heart") / John Berryman --
The Inland Lighthouse / James McMichael --
Kitchenette Building / Gwendolyn Brooks --
Skunk Hour / Robert Lowell --
My Mother Would be a Falconress / Robert Duncan --
Get it Again / Mark Halliday --
Brilliance / Mark Doty --
That Evening at Dinner / David Ferry --
Measuring the Tyger / Jack Gilbert --
The Day Lady Died / Frank O'Hara --
Lady Lazarus / Sylvia Plath --
Spite --
Homage to Sylvia Plath / Lynn Emanuel --
Body / James Merrill --
The Definition of Love / Andrew Marvell --
Teachers / W. S. Merwin --
Memory Unsettled / Thom Gunn --
Fragment / C. K. Williams --
In Houston / Gail Mazur --
"Out, Out -" / Robert Frost --
The Yoke / Frank Bidart --
The Window / Lynda Hull --
Round / Robert Pinsky --
Mock Orange / Louise Gluck --
Personals / C. D. Wright --
How I Got this Way / Patricia Traxler --
Friends Who have Failed / Alan Williamson --
"Boy 'Carrying-in' Bottles in Glass Works" / Michael Ryan --
Watching Shoah in a Hotel Room in America / Adam Zagajewski, Renata Gorczynski and Benjamin Ivry [et al.] --
Dolor / Theodore Roethke --
Insomnia / Jane Kenyon --
Facing it / Yusef Komunyakaa --
Old Joke / Alan Shapiro --
Lamentation on Ur / Tom Sleigh --
Ozymandias / Percy Bysshe Shelley --
They Feed they Lion / Philip Levine --
Memphis Blues / Sterling A. Brown --
Night Wash / Anne Winters --
My Grandmother's Love Letters / Hart Crane --
The Weary Blues / Langston Hughes --
Elegy on the Death of Sidney / Edward Dyer --
Ralegh's History of the World, an Epitaph for Bent / Suzanne Qualls --
Song on Porcelain / Czeslaw Milosz and Robert Pinsky --
Mid-Term Break / Seamus Heaney --
On My First Son / Ben Jonson --
Waving Good-by / Gerald Stern --
Elegy for Jane / Theodore Roethke --
Last Hired / Mark Turpin --
341 ("After great pain, a formal feeling comes -") / Emily Dickinson --
English I / David Gewanter --
Body, Remember ... / Constantine Cavafy, Edmund Keeley and Philip Sherrard --
Cortege / Carl Phillips --
A Litany in Time of Plague / Thomas Nashe --
The Business of Fancydancing / Sherman Alexie --
Tichborne's Elegy / Chidiock Tichborne --
Church Monuments / George Herbert --
Madame La Fleurie / Wallace Stevens --
What He Thought / Heather McHugh.
Responsibility: collected by Robert Pinsky.

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