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Poetry in motion : 100 poems from the subways and buses

Author: Molly Peacock; Elise Paschen; Neil Neches
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st ed
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One hundred poems from the poetry placards in New York City's subway and buses. Amid ads for mace and cockroach exterminators, a happy glimmer in 16 lines or less. From Sappho, to W. H. Auden, to Chu Chen Po.
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Genre/Form: Collections
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Molly Peacock; Elise Paschen; Neil Neches
ISBN: 0393039773 9780393039771 0393314588 9780393314588
OCLC Number: 33897692
Description: 157 p. : ill. ; 15 x 21 cm.
Contents: Giovanni --
From Romeo and Juliet / William Shakespeare --
Along the Hard Crest of the Snowdrift / Anna Akhmatova --
To My Dear and Loving Husband / Anne Bradstreet --
From Marriage / Gregory Corso --
Song of Solomon 2:8-13 / The King James Bible --
Tw Introduction / Molly Peacock --
Preface / Alan F. Kiepper --
Let there be new flowering / Lucille Clifton --
From Crossing Brooklyn Ferry / Walt Whitman --
"Hope" is the thing with feathers / Emily Dickinson --
When You Are Old / William Butler Yeats --
Hermandad/Brotherhood / Octavio Paz --
Travel / Edna St. Vincent Millay --
Sir, You Are Tough / Joseph Brodsky --
Magic Words / Anonymous Inuit Poet --
From The Inferno, Canto I / Dante Alighieri --
From What Are Years? / Marianne Moore --
From The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock / T. S. Eliot --
Speech to the Young, Speech to the Progress-Toward (Among Them Nora and Henry III) / Gwendolyn Brooks --
If There Is a Scheme / Charles Reznikoff --
The Armful / Robert Frost --
From To Autumn / John Keats --
Blackberry Eating / Galway Kinnell --
To a Poor Old Woman / William Carlos Williams --
Delta / Adrienne Rich --
Variacion/Variations / Federico Garcia Lorca --
Please Give This Seat to an Elderly or Disabled Person / Nina Cassian --
From The Love Poems of Marichiko / Kenneth Rexroth --
From The Mind Is an Ancient and Famous Capital / Delmore Schwartz --
Luck / Langston Hughes --
Let No Charitable Hope / Elinor Wylie --
From Coal / Audre Lorde --
To My Love, Combing Her Hair / Yehuda Amichai --
Mother of the Groom / Seamus Heaney --
From Riding the A / May Swenson --
Encounter / Czeslaw Milosz --
From I Am Vertical / Sylvia Plath --
Western Wind / Anonymous --
Adolescence - I / Rita Dove --
From Antigone / Sophocles --
Casabianca / Elizabeth Bishop --
A Man Said to the Universe / Stephen Crane --
Summer / Walter Dean Myers --
From Recuerdo / Edna St. Vincent Millay --
From The Passionate Man's Pilgrimage / Walter Ralegh --
Komu to yu mo/You Say, "I Will Come" / Otomo No Sakanoe --
From Riding on a Railroad Train / Ogden Nash --
love is a place / E. E. Cummings --
Unfortunate Coincidence / Dorothy Parker --
From 'Back on Times Square, Dreaming of Times Square' / Allen Ginsberg --
For Friendship / Robert Creeley --
Aspects of Eve / Linda Pastan --
Sandinista Avioncitos / Lawrence Ferlinghetti --
Thank You, My Dear / Sappho --
Transit / Richard Wilbur --
I Stop Writing the Poem / Tess Gallagher --
From Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird / Wallace Stevens --
First Memory / Louise Gluck --
Hedgehog / Chu Chen Po --
Suspended / Denise Levertov --
Listen to the Mustn'ts / Shel Silverstein --
The Question / Karla Kuskin --
The Bagel / David Ignatow --
Reflective / A. R. Ammons --
My Heart Leaps Up / William Wordsworth --
Heat / H. D. (Hilda Doolittle) --
From Ode to the Cat / Pablo Neruda --
First Grade / William Stafford --
From Manhattan / Lorenz Hart --
The Talker / Mona Van Duyn --
Jamesian / Thom Gunn --
From Grasmere / Amy Clampitt --
Revival / Steve Crow --
From Yes / Muriel Rukeyser --
From Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night / Dylan Thomas --
Precautions / Eugenio Montale --
A Renewal / James Merrill --
Those Winter Sundays / Robert Hayden --
The Moon's the North Wind's Cooky (What the little girl said) / Vachel Lindsay --
An Obsessive Combination of Ontological Inscape, Trickery and Love / Anne Sexton --
I Am Singing the Cold Rain / Lance Henson --
The Panther / Rainer Maria Rilke --
Cartography / Louise Bogan --
Days / Philip Larkin --
From Lullaby / W. H. Auden --
Wall / Gabriela Mistral --
As Much As You Can / C. P. Cavafy --
Birth / Louise Erdrich --
Take Hands / Laura Riding Jackson --
From The Round / Stanley Kunitz --
You Called Me Corazon / Sandra Cisneros --
My Heart / Frank O'Hara --
Autumn Leaves / Marilyn Chin --
Window / Carl Sandburg --
The Sloth / Theodore Roethke --
Four in the Morning / Wislawa Szymborska --
On imagine les anges/I Imagine Angels / Guillaume Apollinaire --
Star / Derek Walcott --
Happiness / Stephen Dunn --
Winter Poem / Nikki
Responsibility: edited by Molly Peacock, Elise Paschen, Neil Neches.
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One hundred poems from the poetry placards in New York City's subway and buses. Amid ads for mace and cockroach exterminators, a happy glimmer in 16 lines or less. From Sappho, to W. H. Auden, to Chu Chen Po.

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