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The best American poetry, 1991

Author: Mark Strand; David Lehman
Publisher: New York : Charles Scribner's Sons, [1991] ©1991
Edition/Format:   Print book : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A selection of 75 poems by new and established poets, culled from the pages of nearly three dozen magazines published in the past year.
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Genre/Form: poetry
Poetry
Poésie
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Strand; David Lehman
ISBN: 0684193116 9780684193113 9780020698449 0020698445
OCLC Number: 28559724
Description: xvii, 326 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The voice from Paxos / Jonathan Aaron --
Evidence: from a reporter's notebook / Ai --
Talking with poets / Dick Allen --
Bookmaking / Julia Alvarez --
Cigarettes / John Ash --
Of dreams and dreaming / John Ashbery --
Great stone face / George Bradley --
In memory of my father: Australia / Joseph Brodsky --
Double sonnet for Mickey / Gerald Burns --
A whippoorwill in the woods / Amy Clampitt --
Blue lonely dreams / Marc Cohen --
Infernal regions and the invisible girl / Alfred Corn --
Desire / Stephen Dobyns --
Bringing it down / Stephen Dunn --
The recording angel / Carolyn Forche --
The fractal lanes / Alice Fulton --
Celestial music / Louise Gluck --
The phase after history / Jorie Graham --
The consolation of Boethius / Melissa Green --
The afterlife / Debora Greger --
Safe / Linda Gregerson --
The ether dome (an entertainment) / Allen Grossman --
The beautician / Thom Gunn --
Tubes / Donald Hall --
Garden / Brooks Haxton --
Who we are / Daniel Hoffman --
The see-saw / John Hollander --
Desire / Paul Hoover --
Second nature / Ron Horning --
What word did the Greeks have for it? / Richard Howard --
The woods / Josephine Jacobsen --
Body and soul / Donald Justice --
Elegy / Vickie Karp --
A flower for the new year / Robert Kelly --
Let evening come / Jane Kenyon --
The diva's first song (White's Hotel, London) / Karl Kirchwey --
Marriage song / Carolyn Kizer --
A time zone / Kenneth Koch --
Morning in America / John Koethe --
Work song / Mark Levine --
Dark songs: slave house and synagogue / Laurence Lieberman --
At the classics teacher's / Elizabeth Macklin --
An essay on friendship / J.D. McClatchy --
Smash and scatteration / James McManus --
The 'ring' cycle / James Merrill --
Sky of clouds / Susan Mitchell --
Benedick's complaints: Much Ado About Nothing / Gary Mitchner --
Protracted episode / A.F. Moritz --
Lunchcounter freedom / Thylias Moss --
Edward Hopper's Nighthawks, 1942 / Joyce Carol Oates. Chronic meanings / Bob Perelman --
Evidence / Robert Polito --
Night subway / Katha Pollitt --
Into the open / Susan Prospere --
The new reforms / Jack Roberts --
Merlin / David St. John --
Two poems / Sherod Santos --
Leaves / Lloyd Schwartz --
Past lives / Robyn Selman --
The seasons / David Shapiro --
Living color / Laurie Sheck --
Country fair / Charles Simic --
The wound / David R. Slavitt --
The woman as figure / Charlie Smith --
The Haiku master / Elizabeth Spires --
For seven women / Ruth Stone --
War movie: last leave, 1944 / Patricia Storace --
I am a Finn / James Tate --
Reminiscence forward / Molly Tenenbaum --
Reruns / David Trinidad --
Revenge / Chase Twichell --
Omeros / Derek Walcott --
Song / Rosanna Warren --
Lasting influence / Susan Wheeler --
Reading Lao Tzu again in the new year / Charles Wright.
Responsibility: Mark Strand, editor ; David Lehman, series editor.

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A selection of 75 poems by new and established poets, culled from the pages of nearly three dozen magazines published in the past year.

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