Links to Referenced Poems
#333 ("The Grass so little has to do –") by Emily Dickinson

A Martian Sends a Postcard Home by Craig Raine

A Mongoloid Child Handling Shells On The Beach by Richard Snyder (not available)

Anorexic by Eavan Boland

Ask Me by William Stafford

At Melville's Tomb by Hart Crane

At the Un-National Monument Along the Canadian Border by William Stafford

Atticus (selection from An Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot" by Alexander Pope

Aunt Jennifer's Tigers by Adrienne Rich

Block City by Robert Louis Stevenson

Catch by Robert Francis

City by Jen Chapin

Concord Hymn by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Danse Russe by William Carlos Williams

Diffugere Nives by A. E. Housman

Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night by Dylan Thomas

Dreams by Langston Hughes

Dulce et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen

Epitaph by Timothy Steele (not available)

Everything the Power of the World does is done in a circle by Black Elk

Facing It by Yusef Komunyakaa

First Memory by Louise Glück

Fishing by Joy Harjo

For My People by Margaret Walker

Four-Word Lines by May Swenson

from Gitanjali by Rabindranath Tagore

Girl Help by Janet Lewis

God's Grandeur by Gerard Manley Hopkins

God's World by Edna St. Vincent Millay

High Treason by Jose Emilio Pacheco

Hornworm: Autumn Lamentation by Stanley Kunitz

I Stop Writing the Poem by Tess Gallagher

I Wandered Lonely As A Cloud by William Wordsworth

I'm Nobody! Who are you? (288) by Emily Dickinson

In a Station of the Metro by Ezra Pound

In Memoriam John Coltrane by Michael Stillman (not available)

It Dropped So Low In My Regard by Emily Dickinson

Jabberwocky by Lewis Carrol

Leaving Forever by Denise Levertov (not available)

Little Brown Baby by Paul Laurence Dunbar

Madame Bovary to Her Lover by Diane Ackerman (not available)

Mansion by A. R. Ammons

Merry-Go-Round by Langston Hughes

Minstrel Man by Langston Hughes

Mock Orange by Louise Gluck

Mother to Son by Langston Hughes

My Heart Leaps Up When I Behold by William Wordsworth

My Papa's Waltz by Theodore Roethke

My People by Langston Hughes

Narcissus and Echo by Fred Chappell

Never Again Would Birds' Song Be The Same by Robert Frost

Nick and the Candlestick by Sylvia Plath

Not Waving But Drowning by Stevie Smith

Oh No by Robert Creeley (not available)

On a Quiet Night by Li Po

Out With the Monarch, the Vole, and the Toad by Patricia Clark

'OUT, OUT--' by Robert Frost

Piececitos by Gabriela Mistral

Poem by Frank O'Hara

Politics by William Butler Yeats

Preface to a Twenty Volume Suicide Note by Amiri Baraka

Rain by Emanuel di Pasquale

Recital by John Updike

Rites of Passage by Sharon Olds

Settling by Denise Levertov

Shall I Compare Thee To A Summer's Day? by Howard Moss

Sindhi Woman by Jon Stallworthy

Sonnet 29 by William Shakespeare

Sonnet 43 by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Sous-Entendu by Anne Stevenson

Starlight by Philip Levine

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost

The Bean Eaters by Gwendolyn Brooks

The Eagle by Alfred, Lord Tennyson

The Ecchoing Green by William Blake

The Holy Longing by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The Homecoming by Langston Hughes

The Improvement by John Ashbery

The Mouse's Nest by John Clare (not available)

The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd by Sir Walter Raleigh

The Party by Paul Laurence Dunbar

The Queen of Tragedy —after Catullus By Carol Muske-Dukes

The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost

The Ruined Maid by Thomas Hardy

The Runner by Walt Whitman

The Sentence by Anna Akhmatova

The Sloth by Theodore Roethke

The Song of the Banana Man by Evan Jones

"The Unknown Citizen" by W. H. Auden

This Is Just to Say by William Carlos Williams

Those Winter Sundays by Robert Hayden

Variation on the Word Sleep by Margaret Atwood

Waiting for Lumber by Mark Turpin

Wasps in August By Andrew Hudgins

We Real Cool by Gwendolyn Brooks

When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer by Walt Whitman

Who Goes With Fergus by William Butler Yeats

Women by Adrienne Rich (not available)

Yield by Ronald Gross

You Fit Into Me by Margaret Atwood

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