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100 poems to break your heart

Author: Edward Hirsch
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2021. ©2021
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"100 of the most moving and inspiring poems of the last 200 years from around the world, a collection that will comfort and enthrall anyone trapped by grief or loneliness, selected by the award-winning, best-selling, and beloved author of How to Read a Poem"--
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Hirsch, Edward.
100 poems to break your heart
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2021.
(DLC) 2020033840
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Hirsch
ISBN: 9780544931886 0544931882
OCLC Number: 1159043021
Description: xviii, 492 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Surprised by joy... impatient as the Wind / William Wordsworth --
This living hand / John Keats --
I am / John Clare --
In Memoriam, VII / Alfred, Lord Tennyson --
Thou art indeed just, Lord, if I contend / Gerard Manley Hopkins --
The God Abandons Antony / Constantine Cavafy --
The Voice / Thomas Hardy --
The Owl / Edward Thomas --
The Pretty Redhead / Guillaume Apollinaire --
What lips my lips have kissed, and where, and why / Edna St. Vincent Millay --
Song for a Dark Girl / Langston Hughes --
Rooms / Charlotte Mew --
Black Stone Lying on a White Stone / César Vallejo --
I'm Going to Sleep / Alfonsina Storni --
To Julia de Burgos / Julia de Burgos --
In Memory of M. B. / Anna Akhmatova --
The Fifth Eclogue / Miklós Radnóti --
Café / Czesław Miłosz --
Merciful God / Kadya Molodowsky --
Shemà / Primo Levi --
On Living / Nâzim Hikmet --
Aspects of Robinson / Weldon Kees --
The rites for Cousin Vit / Gwendolyn Brooks --
Not Waving but Drowning / Stevie Smith --
In the Midst of Life / Tadeusz Różewicz --
On the road at night there stands the man / Dahlia Ravikovitch --
Poem of the Gifts / Jorge Luis Borges --
In the Park / Gwen Harwood --
The Whipping / Robert Hayden --
Night Sweat / Robert Lowell --
Wanting to Die / Anne Sexton --
My Nightingale / Rose Ausländer --
Next Day / Randall Jarrell --
Montana Fifty Years Ago / J. V. Cunningham --
For the Anniversary of My Death / W. S. Merwin --
Poem / Muriel Rukeyser --
The Idea of Ancestry / Etheridge Knight --
Henry's Understanding / John Berryman --
A Deathplace / L. E. Sissman --
They Feed They Lion / Philip Levine --
The Small Square / Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen --
Under One Small Star / Wisława Szymborska --
Degrees of Gray in Philipsburg / Richard Hugo --
On This Side of the River / Stephen Berg --
Aubade / Philip Larkin --
Parents / William Meredith --
Essay / Hayden Carruth --
Arches / James Schuyler --
Kindness / Naomi Shihab Nye --
The Woman on the Bridge over the Chicago River / Allen Grossman --
The Book of Yolek / Anthony Hecht --
Mr Cogito and the Imagination / Zbigniew Herbert --
From My Window / C. K. Williams --
Night Song / Louise Glück --
The Race / Sharon Olds --
In Memory of the Unknown Poet, Robert Boardman Vaughn / Donald Justice --
The Dancing / Gerald Stern --
For Anna Mae Pictou Aquash, Whose Spirit Is Present Here and in the Dappled Stars (for we remember the story and must tell it again so we may all live) / Joy Harjo --
Mendocino Rose / Garrett Hongo --
(Dedications) / Adrienne Rich --
The Gas-poker / Thom Gunn --
What He Thought / Heather McHugh --
It Allows a Portrait in Line-Scan at Fifteen / Les Murray --
The People of the Other Village / Thomas Lux --
For the Taking / Linda Gregerson --
Terminus / Nicholas Christopher --
What the Living Do / Marie Howe --
The War Works Hard / Dunya Mikhail --
Halley's Comet / Stanley Kunitz --
Song / Brigit Pegeen Kelly --
Simile / Rosanna Warren --
In Memory of Joe Brainard / Frank Bidart --
jasper texas 1998 / Lucille Clifton --
The Rapture / Cynthia Huntington --
Elementary Principles at Seventy-Two / Richard Howard --
Quarantine / Eavan Boland --
Woman Martyr / Agi Mishol --
We Are Not Responsible / Harryette Mullen --
Shelley / Galway Kinnell --
Aphasia / Vijay Seshadri --
On Wanting to Tell [ ] About a Girl Eating Fish Eyes / Mary Szybist --
Lead / Mary Oliver --
Persimmon / Anya Krugovoy Silver --
Ethel's Sestina / Patricia Smith --
Woman, Mined / Carolyn Creedon --
Graveyard Blues / Natasha Trethewey --
Requiem / Camille Dungy --
Aubade in Autumn / Peter Everwine --
Barton Springs / Tony Hoagland --
Failure / Philip Schultz --
An Individual History / Michael Collier --
The Second Slaughter / Lucia Perillo --
Old School / Michael Waters --
Infinite Riches in the Smallest Room / Lucie Brock-Broido --
The African Burial Ground / Yusef Komunyakaa --
The Addict's Mother: Birth Story / Kate Daniels --
Spirit Boxing / Afaa Micahel Weaver --
Obit [The Blue Dress] / Victoria Chang --
Pantoum for the Broken / Toi Derricotte --
Krishna, 3:29 A.M. / Meena Alexander.
Other Titles: One hundred poems to break your heart
Responsibility: Edward Hirsch.

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"100 of the most moving and inspiring poems of the last 200 years from around the world, a collection that will comfort and enthrall anyone trapped by grief or loneliness, selected by the award-winning, best-selling, and beloved author of How to Read a Poem"--

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