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Imagination's other place : poems of science and mathematics

Author: Helen Plotz
Publisher: New York : Crowell, ©1955.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Topics range from the creation of the universe to a delicate medical operation in poetry that is not always reverent or serious.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Juvenile books
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Plotz, Helen.
Imagination's other place.
New York : Crowell, ©1955
(OCoLC)652421229
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Plotz
OCLC Number: 964508
Description: 200 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Auguries of innocence / William Blake --
a Vision / Henry Vaughan --
Atom from atom / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
God's first creature was light / Winifred Welles --
the Tortoise in eternity / Elinor Wylie --
the God of galaxies / Mark Van Doren --
Once a child / Emily Dickinson --
tMy father's watch / John Ciardi --
the Dim and ptolemaic man / John Peale Bishop --
a Different speech / Louise Townsend Nicholl --
Go fly a saucer / David McCord --
Ode to the Hayden Planetarium / Arthur Guiterman --
For the conjunction of two planets / Adrienne Cecile Rich --
the Pleiades / Elizabeth Coatsworth --
Ursa major / James Kirkup --
Wealth / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Ark of the covenant / Louise Townsend Nicholl --
Revolution / A.E. housman --
the Motion of the earth / Norman Nicholson --
Shells / Kathleen Raine --
Low-anchored cloud / Henry Thoreau --
To a snow-flake / Francis Thompson --
Weather words / David McCord --
Physical geography / Louise Townsend Nicholl --
Continents end / Robinson Jeffers --
Epistle to be left in the earth / Archibald MacLeish --
Science in God / Robert Herrick --
the Wheel / Sully-Prudhomme --
Apostrophic notes from the new-world physics / E.B. White --
Four quartz crystal clocks / Marianne Moore --
the Naked world / Sully-Prudhomme --
the Laboratory midnight / Reuel Denney --
Mathematics for the gift of tongues / Anna Hempstead Branch --
Tulips / Padraic Colum --
To think that two and two are four / A.E. Housman --
Arithmetic / Carl Sandburg --
Euclid / Vachel Lindsay --
the Starfish / Robert P. Tristram Coffin --
the Icossphere / Marianne Moore --
Plane geometry / Emma Rounds --
the Point the line the surface and sphere / Clude Bragdon --
Entropy / Theodore Spencer --
the Force that through the green fuse drives the flower / Dylan Thomas --
Message from home / Kathleen Raine --
If they spoke / Mark Van Doren --
Cold-blooded creatures / Elinor Wylie --
Innate helium / Robert Frost --
the Masked shrew / Isabella Gardner --
Our little kinsmen / Emily Dickinson --
the Spider / Robert P. Tristram Coffin --
Variation on a sentence / Louise Bogn --
the Dinosaur / Bert Leston Taylor --
At woodward's gardens / Robert Frost --
Metropolitan nightmare / Stephen Vincent Benet --
Non amo te / Martial --
Funeral reflections / Ogden Nash --
Men say they know many things / Henry Thoreau --
Man is but a castaway / Clarence Day --
Remember through the telescope extend / George Dillon --
Epilogue / Herman Melville --
Progress / David McCord --
It rolls on / Morris Bishop --
What am I life? / John Masefield --
the Dunce / Walter de la Mare --
a Man said to the universe / Stephen Crane --
Heredity / Thomas Hardy --
With a daisy / Emily Dickinson --
the Shape of the heart / Louise Townsend Nicholl --
Surgeons must be very careful / Emily Dickinson --
Thanksgiving for the body / Thomas Traherne --
X-ray / Leonora Speyer --
the Staff of Aesculapius / Marianne Moore --
the Scared order / May Sarton --
Epitaph intended for Sir Isaac Newton --
Newton / William Wordsworth --
Sir Humphry Davy / E.C. Bentley --
the Fiftieth birthday of Agassiz / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow --
a Farewell to Agassiz / Oliver Wendell Holmes --
William Jones / Edgar Lee Masters --
Lines to Dr. Ditmars / Kenneth Allan Robinson --
a Welcome to Dr. Benjamin Apthorp Gould / Oliver Wendell Holmes --
Richard Tolman's universe / Leonard Bacon --
the Star-splitter / Robert Frost --
Mr. Attila / Carl Sandburg --
Homage to the philosopher / Babette Deutsch --
Einstein(1929) / Archibald MacLeish --
the Gift to be simple / Howard Moss --
In the evening / Thomas Hardy --
the Master / C.G.L. --
Heart specialist / Elias Lieberman --
Lines written after the discovery by the author of the germ of yellow fever / Ronald Ross --
a Correct compassion / James Kirkup.
Responsibility: compiled by Helen Plotz ; Illustrated with wood engravings by Clara Leighton.

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