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Poem in your pocket : 200 poems to read and carry

Author: Elaine Bleakney; Academy of American Poets.
Publisher: New York : Abrams Image, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Collections
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elaine Bleakney; Academy of American Poets.
ISBN: 9780810906365 0810906368
OCLC Number: 261176320
Notes: "Published in conjunction with the Academy of American Poets."
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) ; 19 cm.
Contents: Catch / Langston Hughes --
Toe the line with me / Matthea Harvey --
Kore / Robert Creeley --
Poem XVII of Twenty One love poems / Adrienne Rich --
A map of love / Donald Justice --
The more loving one / W.H. Auden --
Summer in a small town / Linda Gregg --
Comment / Dorothy Parker --
Juventius, honey-pot, I snatched from you while you were playing / Catullus --
Runaways Cafe II / Marilyn Hacker --
The guests / James Tate --
The dream / Louise Bogan --
The fist / Derek Walcott --
Time ; A good time / Yehuda Amichai --
Paradise motel / Charles Simic --
The reef / Elizabeth Arnold --
Since feeling is complete / E.E. Cummings --
To Marina / Kenneth Koch --
You're / Sylvia Plath --
Meditation on failling / Catherine Barnett --
Father's bedroom / Robert Lowell --
The god of windowscreens and honeysuckle / H.L. Hix --
Bell pepper / James McMichael --
The cabbage / Ruth Stone --
Loft / A.R. Ammons --
Tent / Ann Lauterbach --
The cell / Lyn Hejinian --
Leave-taking / Jennifter Clarvoe --
Home is so sad / Philip Larkin --
Sleeping on the ceiling / Elizabeth Bishop --
The window / Robert Creeley --
Child on top of a greenhouse / Theodore Roethke --
Entrance / Saskia Hamilton --
On being a householder / Alan Dugan --
Desert places / Robert Frost --
A song in the front yard / Gwendolyn Brooks --
Disillusionment of ten o'clock ; Of mere being / Wallace Stevens --
Another April / James Merrill --
The house / Adam Zagajewski --
What the dog perhaps hears / Lisel Mueller --
Nest / Marianne Boruch Animals / Frank O'Hara --
Letter / Mark Strand --
Sadie and Maud / Gwendolyn Brooks --
Margaret and Dusty / Alice Notley --
The reassurance ; My sad captains / Thom Gunn --
Consider a move / Michael Ryan --
Bees / Jean Valentine --
The wound / Ruth Stone --
That sure is my little dog / Eleanor Lerman --
White dog / Carl Phillips --
Definition of stranger / Idra Novey --
People getting divorced / Lawrence Ferlinghetti --
Song / Cynthia Zarin --
Poem / Matthew Rohrer --
The shampoo / Elizabeth Bishop --
Man of war / Carol Frost --
Winter / Marie Ponsot --
The underworld / Amy Gerstler --
Olympia / Henri Cole --
Tenderness and rot / Kay Ryan --
Warning / Taha Muhammad Ali --
The bearhug / Nick Laird --
Samurai song / Robert Pinsky --
An old cracked tune / Stanley Kunitz --
Remora / James Merrill --
Hula / ROn Padgett --
Mr. T / Terrance Hayes --
Fame: my version / Courtney Queeney --
What Bee did / Julie Larios --
Wiring home / Rita Dove --
The wind stopped for a moment / Killarney Clary --
Dusk / Rae Armantrout --
Wind in a box / Terrance Hayes --
We are only human / Mary Jo Bang --
One is one / Marie Ponsot The trees / Philip Larkin --
When ecstasy is inconvenient / Lorine Niedecker --
At the end of summer / Elaine Equi --
So I will till the ground / Gregory Djanikian --
The seasons / Susan Stewart --
September, Inverness / Robert Haas --
We have the right to love autumn / Mahmoud Darwish --
How lonely it is / Richard Wright --
Bloom / Lisa Olstein --
Wintry mix / Peter Gizzi --
December / Ron Padgett --
The day of cold food / Li Ch'ing Chao --
Aubade / Joanna Klink --
The invention of streetlights / Cole Swensen --
Side 19 ; Side 32 / Victor Hernandez Cruz --
The city in which I love you / Li-Young Lee --
Henry hates the world / John Berryman --
100 Riverside: waking up at Mari's / Anne Winters --
O woolly city / Priscilla Sneff --
Broken sonnet / John Yau --
In Antigua / Kerri Webster --
The Hungarian pastry shop & cafe / Anne Pierson Wiese --
Catwalk / Yusef Komunyakaa --
Fear / Grace Paley --
Coyotes in Greenwich / Julie Sheehan --
DSS dream / Martin Espada --
Harm / C.K. Williams --
Meat / August Kleinzahler --
Shark's teeth / Kay Ryan --
Transcontinent / Donald Hall Cutting greens / Lucille Clifton --
All the soups / Martha Rhodes --
Honey / Arielle Greenberg --
Self-portrait as a bear / Donald Hall --
Lost in the forest / Amy Gerstler --
Kitchen song / Laura Kasischke --
Freezer / Lola Haskins --
Red beans / Victor Hernandez Cruz --
Avocado / Gary Snyder --
Watermelons / Charles Simic --
Spaghetti / Gerald Stern --
Leap / Jon Woodward --
The thirties / Adam Zagajewski --
Tomato / Elizabeth Alexander --
Styrofoam cup / Brenda HiIlman --
A glass of water / May Sarton --
Going off the deep end into confectionery / Matthea Harvey --
Ciao Bella Chocolate Sorbet / Elaine Equi --
Into the land of youth / Killarney Clary --
Games with children / Susan Stewart --
By daylight / Elizabeth Macklin --
The old man and the motorcycle / Liam Rector --
Muzak / Kevin Young --
Weather / Eileen Myles --
Flood plain / Dean Young --
The lighthouse keeper / Meghan O'Rourke --
I go back to May, 1937 / Sharon Olds --
Winter field / Ellen Bryant Voigt --
Lament for the makers / Frank Bidart --
From my father's side of the bed / Marie Howe --
The man splitting wood in the daybreak / Galway Kinnell --
There is never enough time / Jerome Rothenberg --
After reading Tu Fu, I go outside to the dwarf orchard / Charles Wright --
Six apologies, Lord / Olena Kalytiak Davis --
Erotic energy / Chase Twichell --
The red poppy / Louise Gluck.
Responsibility: selected by Elaine Bleakney ; with an introduction by Kay Ryan.

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