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The poets corner : the one-and-only poetry book for the whole family

Author: John Lithgow
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Pub., 2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"John Lithgow has hand-picked some of the best poems ever written in this quintessential collection for the whole family to treasure"--Provided by publisher.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Lithgow
ISBN: 9780446580021 0446580023
OCLC Number: 183926046
Description: xix, 280 p. ; 21 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Dover beach / Matthew Arnold --
Musée des Beaux Arts / W.H. Auden --
Dream song 76: Henry's confession / John Berryman --
Filling station / Elizabeth Bishop --
The tyger / William Blake --
We real cool / Gwendolyn Brooks --
How do I love thee? Let me count the ways (Sonnet 43) / Elizabeth Barrett Browning --
To a mouse / Robert Burns --
I would I were a careless child / George Gordon, Lord Byron --
Jabberwocky / Lewis Carroll --
from The general prologue / Geoffrey Chaucer --
Kubla Khan / Samuel Taylor Coleridge --
To Brooklyn Bridge / Hart Crane --
if everything happens that can't be done / E.E. Cummings --
There is no frigate like a book (1263) / Emily Dickinson --
Song (Go and catch a falling star) / John Donne --
Rhapsody on a windy night / T.S. Eliot --
Birches / Robert Frost --
Love unrequited, or the nightmare song / William S. Gilbert --
A supermarket in California / Allen Ginsberg --
The beggar to Mab, the Fairy Queen / Robert Herrick --
Pied beauty / Gerard Manley Hopkins --
When I was one-and-twenty / A.E. Housman --
The weary blues / Langston Hughes --
The death of the ball turret gunner / Randall Jarrell --
Inviting a friend to supper / Ben Jonson --
To autumn / John Keats --
Days / Philip Larkin --
The owl and the pussy-cat / Edward Lear --
A psalm of life / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow --
The public garden / Robert Lowell --
To his coy mistress / Andrew Marvell --
Love is not all / Edna St. Vincent Millay --
Poetry / Marianne Moore --
No doctors today, thank you / Ogden Nash --
Afternoon / Dorothy Parker --
Annabel Lee / Edgar Allan Poe --
The river-merchant's wife: a letter / Ezra Pound --
Up-hill / Christina Rossetti --
Chicago / Carl Sandburg --
Fear no more the heat o' the sun / William Shakespeare --
To a skylark / Percy Bysshe Shelley --
Sonnet LXXV (One day I wrote her name upon the strand) / Edmund Spenser --
If I told him: a completed portrait of Picasso / Gertrude Stein --
The emperor of ice-cream / Wallace Stevens --
Do not go gentle into that good night / Dylan Thomas --
There was a child went forth / Walt Whitman --
The red wheelbarrow / William Carlos Williams --
I wandered lonely as a cloud / William Wordsworth --
The lake isle of Innisfree / William Butler Yeats.
Responsibility: [selected by] John Lithgow.
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