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Summary

The Fifth Edition retains the flexibility and breadth of selection that has defined this classic anthology, while improved and expanded editorial apparatus make it an even more useful teaching tool.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Shorter Fifth Edition xli
Editorial Procedures xliii
Acknowledgments xlv
Caedmon's Hymn
1(1)
John Pope
From Beowulf
2(9)
Seamus Heaney
Riddles
10(1)
Richard Hamer
(``I am a lonely being, scarred by swords'')
10(1)
(``My dress is silent when I tread the ground'')
10(1)
(``A moth ate words; a marvellous event'')
11(1)
The Seafarer
11(4)
Ezra Pound
Anonymous Lyrics of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries
14(1)
Now Go'th Sun under Wood
14(1)
The Cuckoo Song
14(1)
Fowls in the Frith
15(1)
I Am of Ireland
15(1)
Geoffrey Chaucer (ca. 1343--1400)
15(50)
The Canterbury Tales
15(48)
The General Prologue
15(20)
The Wife of Bath's Prologue and Tale
35(28)
Troilus and Criseide
63(1)
Cantus Troili
63(1)
Lyrics and Occasional Verse
64(1)
Complaint to His Purse
64(1)
To His Scribe Adam
65(1)
William Langland (ca. 1330--ca. 1400)
65(4)
Piers Plowman, lines 1--111
65(4)
Pearl, 1--5 (1375--1400)
69(7)
Anonymous Lyrics of the Fifteenth Century
72(1)
Adam Lay I-bounden
72(1)
I Sing of a Maiden
72(1)
I Have a Young Sister
73(1)
Timor Mortis
74(1)
The Corpus Christi Carol
75(1)
Western Wind
76(1)
The Sacrament of the Altar
76(1)
See! Here, My Heart
76(1)
William Dunbar (ca. 1460--ca. 1525)
76(5)
Lament for the Makaris
76(3)
Done Is a Battle
79(2)
John Skelton (1460--1529)
81(21)
Mannerly Margery Milk and Ale
81(1)
To Mistress Margaret Hussey
82(1)
Phillip Sparow
83(3)
Early Modern Ballads
86(1)
The Douglas Tragedy
86(3)
Lord Randal
89(1)
The Three Ravens
90(1)
Sir Patrick Spens
91(1)
The Unquiet Grave
92(1)
Bonny Barbara Allan
93(2)
Mary Hamilton
95(2)
The Bitter Withy
97(1)
Anonymous Elizabethan and Jacobean Poems
98(1)
Weep You No More, Sad Fountains
98(1)
There Is a Lady Sweet and Kind
99(1)
Tom o' Bedlam's Song
100(2)
Thomas Wyatt (1503--1542)
102(6)
The Long Love, That in My Thought Doth Harbor
102(1)
Whoso List to Hunt
103(1)
My Galley
103(1)
They Flee from Me
104(1)
Patience, Though I Have Not
104(1)
My Lute Awake!
105(1)
Forget Not Yet
106(1)
Lucks, My Fair Falcon
107(1)
Stand Whoso List
107(1)
Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey (ca. 1517--1547)
108(2)
The Soote Season
108(1)
Love, That Doth Reign and Live within My Thought
108(1)
Wyatt Resteth Here
109(1)
Anne Askew (1521--1546)
110(1)
The Ballad Which Anne Askewe Made and Sang When She Was in Newgate
110(1)
Queen Elizabeth I (1533--1603)
111(2)
When I Was Fair and Young
111(1)
[The Doubt of Future Foes Exiles My Present Joy]
112(1)
[Ah Silly Pug, Wert Thou So Sore Afraid]
112(1)
George Gascoigne (ca. 1534--1577)
113(2)
And If I Did, What Then?
113(1)
Gascoigne's Lullaby
114(1)
Isabella Whitney (fl. 1567--1573)
115(5)
A Sweet Nosegay
115(5)
A Communication Which the Author Had to London, Before She Made Her Will
115(1)
From The Manner of Her Will, & What She Left to London, and to All Those in It, at Her Departing
116(4)
Chidiock Tichborne (d. 1586)
120(1)
[My Prime of Youth Is but a Frost of Cares]
120(1)
Sir Walter Ralegh (ca. 1552--1618)
120(5)
A Vision upon the Fairy Queen
120(1)
The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd
121(1)
The Lie
122(2)
[Fortune Hath Taken Thee Away, My Love]
124(1)
Edmund Spenser (1552--1599)
125(28)
The Faerie Queene
125(14)
Book 1, Canto 1
125(14)
Amoretti
139(4)
Sonnet 15 (``Ye tradefull Merchants that with weary toyle'')
139(1)
Sonnet 23 (``Penelope for her Ulisses sake'')
140(1)
Sonnet 54 (``Of this worlds Theatre in which we stay'')
140(1)
Sonnet 67 (``Lyke as a huntsman after weary chace'')
141(1)
Sonnet 70 (``Fresh spring the herald of loves mighty king'')
141(1)
Sonnet 71 (``I joy to see how in your drawen work'')
141(1)
Sonnet 75 (``One day I wrote her name upon the strand'')
142(1)
Sonnet 79 (``Men call you fayre, and you doe credit it'')
142(1)
Epithalamion
143(10)
John Lyly (1554--1606)
153(1)
Cupid and My Campaspe
153(1)
Oh, For a Bowl of Fat Canary
154(1)
Sir Philip Sidney (1554--1586)
154(8)
Ye Goatherd Gods
154(3)
What Length of Verse?
157(1)
Astrophil and Stella
157(5)
1 (``Loving in truth, and fain in verse my love to show'')
157(1)
21 (``Your words my friend [right healthful caustics] blame'')
158(1)
31 (``With how sad steps, Oh Moon, thou climb'st the skies'')
158(1)
48 (``Soul's joy, bend not those morning stars from me'')
159(1)
49 (``I on my horse, and Love on me, doth try'')
159(1)
52 (``A strife is grown between Virtue and Love'')
159(1)
63 (``O Grammer rules, o now your virtues show'')
160(1)
71 (``Who will in fairest book of Nature know'')
160(4)
Seventh Song (``Whose senses in so evil consort, their stepdame Nature lays'')
164
90 (``Stella, think not that I by verse seek fame'')
161(1)
Robert Southwell (ca. 1561--1595)
162(1)
The Burning Babe
162(1)
Mary Sidney (1561--1621)
162(2)
Psalm 58: Si Vere Utique
162(1)
Psalm 114: In Exitu Israel
163(1)
Samuel Daniel (1563--1619)
164(2)
Delia
164(2)
1 (``Unto the boundless Ocean of thy beauty'')
164(1)
2 (``Go wailing verse, the infants of my love'')
164(1)
6 (``Fair is my love, and cruel as she's fair'')
165(1)
49 (``Care-charmer Sleep, son of the sable Night'')
165(1)
50 (``Let others sing of knights and paladins'')
166(1)
Michael Drayton (1563--1631)
166(2)
Idea
166(2)
To the Reader of these Sonnets
166(1)
6 (``How many paltry, foolish, painted things'')
167(1)
14 (``If he from heaven that filched that living fire'')
167(1)
61 (``Since there's no help, come let us kiss and part'')
168(1)
Christopher Marlowe (1564--1593)
168(1)
The Passionate Shepherd to His Love
168(1)
William Shakespeare (1564--1616)
169(13)
Sonnets
169(10)
1 (``From fairest creatures we desire increase'')
169(1)
3 (``Look in thy glass and tell the face thou viewest'')
169(1)
12 (``When I do count the clock that tells the time'')
170(1)
15 (``When I consider everything that grows'')
170(1)
18 (``Shall I compare thee to a summer's day?'')
171(1)
20 (``A woman's face, with nature's own hand painted'')
171(1)
29 (``When, in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes'')
171(1)
30 (``When to the sessions of sweet silent thought'')
172(1)
55 (``Not marble, nor the gilded monuments'')
172(1)
65 (``Since brass, nor stone, nor earth, nor boundless sea'')
173(1)
71 (``No longer mourn for me when I am dead'')
173(1)
73 (``That time of year thou mayst in me behold'')
173(1)
87 (``Farewell, thou art too dear for my possessing'')
174(1)
94 (``They that have power to hurt and will do none'')
174(1)
97 (``How like a winter hath my absence been'')
175(1)
106 (``When in the chronicle of wasted time'')
175(1)
107 (``Not mine own fears, nor the prophetic soul'')
175(1)
116 (``Let me not to the marriage of true minds'')
176(1)
126 (``O thou, my lovely boy, who in thy pow'r'')
176(1)
129 (``Th' expense of spirit in a waste of shame'')
177(1)
130 (``My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun'')
177(1)
138 (``When my love swears that she is made of truth'')
177(1)
144 (``Two loves have I of comfort and despair'')
178(1)
146 (``Poor soul, the center of my sinful earth'')
178(1)
The Phoenix and the Turtle
179(2)
Songs from the Plays
181(1)
Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind
181(1)
Fear No More the Heat o' the Sun
181(1)
Full Fathom Five
182(1)
Thomas Campion (1567--1620)
182(3)
My Sweetest Lesbia
182(1)
I Care Not for These Ladies
183(1)
Follow Thy Fair Sun
184(1)
When to Her Lute Corinna Sings
184(1)
Rose-cheeked Laura
185(1)
Thomas Nashe (1567--1601)
185(2)
Summer's Last Will
185(2)
[Spring, the Sweet Spring]
185(1)
[Adieu, Farewell, Earth's Bliss]
186(1)
Aemilia Lanyer (1569--1645)
187(4)
From Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum
187(4)
John Donne (1572--1631)
191(17)
The Good-Morrow
191(1)
Song (``Go and catch a falling star'')
192(1)
Woman's Constancy
192(1)
The Sun Rising
193(1)
The Canonization
194(1)
Song (``Sweetest love, I do not go'')
195(1)
The Anniversary
196(1)
A Valediction of Weeping
197(1)
A Valediction Forbidding Mourning
198(1)
The Ecstasy
199(2)
The Funeral
201(1)
The Flea
202(1)
The Relic
202(1)
Elegy XIX. To His Mistress Going to Bed
203(2)
Good Friday, 1613, Riding Westward
205(1)
Holy Sonnets
206(2)
1 (``Thou hast made me, and shall thy work decay?'')
206(1)
5 (``I am a little world made cunningly'')
206(1)
7 (``At the round earth's imagined corners, blow'')
207(1)
10 (``Death, be not proud, though some have called thee'')
207(1)
14 (``Batter my heart, three-personed God; for You'')
208(1)
Ben Jonson (1572--1637)
208(13)
To the Reader
208(1)
On My First Daughter
208(1)
On My First Son
209(1)
On Spies
209(1)
To John Donne
209(1)
Inviting a Friend to Supper
210(1)
On Gut
211(1)
To Penshurst
211(3)
Song: To Celia (I)
214(1)
Song: To Celia (II)
214(1)
A Fit of Rhyme against Rhyme
215(1)
Still to Be Neat
216(1)
Though I Am Young and Cannot Tell
217(1)
To the Memory of My Beloved, the Author Mr. William Shakespeare
217(2)
A Sonnet to the Noble Lady, the Lady Mary Wroth
219(1)
Slow, Slow, Fresh Fount
220(1)
Queen and Huntress
220(1)
Mary Wroth (1587--1651?)
221(4)
Pamphilia to Amphilanthus
221(4)
1 (``When night's black mantle could most darkness prove'')
221(1)
3 (``Yet is there Hope: then Love but play thy part'')
221(1)
37 (``Night, welcome art thou to my mind distressed'')
222(1)
74 Song (``Love a child is ever crying'')
222(1)
A Crown of Sonnets Dedicated to Love
223(1)
77 (``In this strange labyrinth how shall I turn'')
223(1)
78 (``Is to leave all and take the thread of Love'')
224(1)
82 (``He may our prophet, and our tutor prove'')
224(1)
Robert Herrick (1591--1674)
225(7)
The Argument of His Book
225(1)
The Vine
225(1)
Delight in Disorder
226(1)
Corinna's Going A-Maying
226(2)
To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time
228(1)
Upon Julia's Breasts
228(1)
Upon a Child That Died
229(1)
Upon Julia's Clothes
229(1)
An Ode for Him
229(1)
The Pillar of Fame
230(1)
To Find God
230(1)
The White Island, or Place of the Blest
231(1)
Henry King (1592--1669)
232(3)
An Exequy to His Matchless, Never-to-Be-Forgotten Friend
232(3)
George Herbert (1593--1633)
235(11)
The Temple: Sacred Poems and Private Ejaculations
235(11)
The Altar
235(1)
Redemption
235(1)
Easter Wings
236(1)
Sin (I)
237(1)
Affliction (I)
238(1)
Prayer (I)
239(1)
Jordan (I)
240(1)
Virtue
240(1)
Artillery
241(1)
The Collar
242(1)
The Pulley
243(1)
The Flower
243(2)
The Forerunners
245(1)
Love (III)
246(1)
Thomas Carew (ca. 1595--1640)
246(5)
A Song (``Ask me no more where Jove bestows'')
246(1)
Song. To My Inconstant Mistress
247(1)
An Elegy upon the Death of the Dean of Paul's, Dr. John Donne
247(3)
The Massachusetts Bay Psalm Book (1640)
250(1)
Psalm 58
250(1)
Edmund Waller (1606--1687)
251(1)
Song (``Go, lovely rose!'')
251(1)
John Milton (1608--1674)
252(29)
On the Morning of Christ's Nativity
252(8)
On Shakespeare
260(1)
L'Allegro
260(4)
Il Penseroso
264(4)
How Soon Hath Time
268(1)
Lycidas
269(5)
Comus
274(1)
Song (``Sweet Echo, sweetest nymph, that liv'st unseen'')
274(1)
When I Consider How My Light Is Spent
274(1)
On the Late Massacre in Piedmont
275(1)
Methought I Saw
275(1)
Paradise Lost
276(5)
The Verse
276(1)
Book I [The Invocation]
277(1)
From Book 4 [lines 1--113]
278(3)
Sir John Suckling (1609--1642)
281(1)
Song (``Why so pale and wan, fond lover?'')
281(1)
Sonnet II (``Of thee, kind boy, I ask no red and white'')
281(1)
Out upon It!
282(1)
Anne Bradstreet (ca. 1612--1672)
282(6)
The Prologue
282(1)
Before the Birth of One of Her Children
283(2)
To My Dear and Loving Husband
285(1)
The Author to Her Book
285(1)
A Letter to Her Husband, Absent upon Public Employment
286(1)
Here Follows Some Verses upon the Burning of Our House July 10th, 1666
287(1)
Richard Crashaw (1613--1649)
288(1)
The Tear
288(1)
Richard Lovelace (1618--1658)
289(3)
To Althea, from Prison
289(1)
To Lucasta, Going to the Wars
290(1)
The Grasshopper
291(1)
Andrew Marvell (1621--1678)
292(6)
Bermudas
292(1)
To His Coy Mistress
293(1)
The Definition of Love
294(1)
The Mower against Gardens
295(1)
The Garden
296(2)
Henry Vaughan (1621--1695)
298(4)
The Retreat
298(1)
They Are All Gone into the World of Light!
299(2)
The Waterfall
301(1)
Margaret Cavendish (1623--1673)
302(1)
An Apology for Writing So Much upon This Book
302(1)
Of Many Worlds in This World
302(1)
John Dryden (1631--1700)
303(9)
Mac Flecknoe
303(6)
To the Memory of Mr. Oldham
309(1)
A Song for St. Cecilia's Day
310(2)
Katherine Philips (1632--1664)
312(1)
Epitaph
312(1)
To My Excellent Lucasia, on Our Friendship
312(1)
Thomas Traherne (1637--1674)
313(2)
Wonder
313(2)
Edward Taylor (ca. 1642--1729)
315(3)
Meditation 8 (``I kenning through astronomy divine'')
315(1)
Upon a Spider Catching a Fly
316(2)
Aphra Behn (1640?--1689)
318(5)
Song (``Love Armed'')
318(1)
The Disappointment
318(4)
Song (``On Her Loving Two Equally'')
322(1)
To the Fair Clarinda, Who Made Love to Me, Imagined More Than Woman
323(1)
John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester (1647--1680)
323(4)
The Disabled Debauchee
323(2)
The Imperfect Enjoyment
325(1)
A Song of a Young Lady to Her Ancient Lover
326(1)
Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea (1661--1720)
327(6)
The Spleen
327(4)
Adam Posed
331(1)
A Nocturnal Reverie
331(2)
Jonathan Swift (1667--1745)
333(20)
A Description of a City Shower
333(1)
Stella's Birthday
334(2)
The Lady's Dressing Room
336(3)
A Beautiful Young Nymph Going to Bed
339(2)
Verses on the Death of Dr. Swift, D.S.P.D.
341(12)
Isaac Watts (1674--1748)
353(3)
Our God, Our Help
353(2)
Psalm 58
355(1)
John Gay (1685--1732)
356(1)
Songs from The Beggar's Opera
356(1)
Air X---``Thomas, I Cannot''
356(1)
Air XI---``A Soldier and a Sailor''
356(1)
Air XVI---``Over the Hills, and Far Away''
356(1)
Air XXVII---``Green Sleeves''
357(1)
Alexander Pope (1688--1744)
357(33)
The Rape of the Lock
357(18)
Epistle to Miss Blount
375(1)
An Essay on Man, in Four Epistles
376(3)
From Epistle 1 (lines 1--130)
376(3)
Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot
379(10)
The Dunciad
389(1)
[The Triumph of Dulness]
389(1)
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689--1762)
390(4)
Saturday (The Smallpox)
390(2)
The Lover: A Ballad
392(1)
A Receipt to Cure the Vapors
393(1)
James Thomson (1700--1748)
394(3)
The Seasons
394(3)
From Winter (lines 223--358)
394(3)
Samuel Johnson (1709--1784)
397(10)
Prologue Spoken by Mr. Garrick
397(2)
The Vanity of Human Wishes
399(8)
Thomas Gray (1716--1771)
407(7)
Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College
407(2)
Ode (On the Death of a Favorite Cat, Drowned in a Tub of Goldfishes)
409(1)
Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard
410(4)
William Collins (1721--1759)
414(3)
Ode on the Poetical Character
414(2)
Ode to Evening
416(1)
Christopher Smart (1722--1771)
417(3)
Jubilate Agno, lines 697--770 (``For I will consider my Cat Jeoffry'')
417(2)
Psalm 58
419(1)
Jean Elliot (1727--1805)
420(1)
The Flowers of the Forest
420(1)
Oliver Goldsmith (ca. 1730--1774)
421(10)
When Lovely Woman Stoops to Folly
421(1)
The Deserted Village
422(9)
William Cowper (1731--1800)
431(3)
Olney Hymns
431(1)
Light Shining out of Darkness
431(1)
The Castaway
431(2)
Lines Written during a Period of Insanity
433(1)
Anna Laetitia Barbauld (1743--1825)
434(2)
The Rights of Woman
434(1)
To the Poor
435(1)
Life
435(1)
Charlotte Smith (1749--1806)
436(2)
To the Shade of Burns
436(1)
Nepenthe
437(1)
From Beachy Head
437(1)
Phillis Wheatley (ca. 1753--1784)
438(2)
On Being Brought from Africa to America
438(1)
To S. M., a Young African Painter, on Seeing His Works
439(1)
William Blake (1757--1827)
440(11)
Poetical Sketches
440(1)
Song (``How sweet I roam'd from field to field'')
440(1)
To the Evening Star
440(1)
Songs of Innocence
441(3)
Introduction (``Piping down the valleys wild'')
441(1)
The Lamb
441(1)
Holy Thursday [I.]
442(1)
The Divine Image
442(1)
The Little Black Boy
443(1)
Songs of Experience
444(4)
Introduction (``Hear the voice of the Bard!'')
444(1)
A Divine Image
444(1)
Holy Thursday [II.]
445(1)
The Clod & the Pebble
445(1)
The Sick Rose
446(1)
A Poison Tree
446(1)
The Tyger
446(1)
Ah Sun-flower
447(1)
The Garden of Love
447(1)
London
448(1)
Songs and Ballads
448(2)
I Asked a Thief
448(1)
Mock on, Mock on, Voltaire, Rousseau
449(1)
A Question Answered
449(1)
Milton
450(1)
And Did Those Feet
450(1)
Jerusalem
450(1)
England! Awake! Awake! Awake!
450(1)
Robert Burns (1759--1796)
451(5)
Green Grow the Rashes
451(1)
To a Mouse
452(1)
Holy Willie's Prayer
453(2)
John Anderson My Jo
455(1)
A Red Red Rose
456(1)
William Wordsworth (1770--1850)
456(30)
Expostulation and Reply
456(1)
The Tables Turned
457(1)
Lines Composed a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey
458(4)
Anecdote for Fathers
462(2)
The Prelude
464(7)
Book I, lines 301--647 (``Fair seedtime had my soul, and I grew up'')
464(7)
She Dwelt among the Untrodden Ways
471(1)
Three Years She Grew
471(1)
A Slumber Did My Spirit Seal
472(1)
Resolution and Independence
473(3)
It Is a Beauteous Evening
476(1)
London, 1802
477(1)
Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802
477(1)
Nuns Fret Not at Their Convent's Narrow Room
478(1)
My Heart Leaps Up
478(1)
Ode: Intimations of Immortality
478(5)
I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud
483(1)
The World Is Too Much with Us
484(1)
The Solitary Reaper
484(1)
Surprised by Joy
485(1)
Mutability
485(1)
Scorn Not the Sonnet
486(1)
Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772--1834)
486(23)
Kubla Khan
486(2)
Frost at Midnight
488(1)
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner
489(16)
Dejection: An Ode
505(4)
Walter Savage Landor (1775--1864)
509(1)
Rose Aylmer
509(1)
Dirce
509(1)
Dying Speech of an Old Philosopher
509(1)
George Gordon, Lord Byron (1788--1824)
510(28)
Written after Swimming from Sestos to Abydos
510(1)
She Walks in Beauty
510(1)
When We Two Parted
511(1)
So We'll Go No More A-Roving
512(1)
Don Juan
512(25)
Fragment on the Back of the Ms. of Canto I
512(1)
Canto the First. Stanzas 1--119
513(24)
On This Day I Complete My Thirty-sixth Year
537(1)
Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792--1822)
538(26)
Hymn to Intellectual Beauty
538(3)
Ozymandias
541(1)
Stanzas Written in Dejection, Near Naples
541(1)
England in 1819
542(1)
Ode to the West Wind
543(2)
The Cloud
545(2)
To a Skylark
547(3)
Adonais
550(13)
Hellas
563(1)
The World's Great Age
563(1)
John Clare (1793--1864)
564(2)
Badger
564(1)
Farewell
565(1)
I Am
566(1)
Felicia Dorothea Hemans (1793--1835)
566(1)
Casabianca
566(1)
John Keats (1795--1821)
567(21)
On First Looking into Chapman's Homer
567(1)
On Sitting Down to Read King Lear Once Again
568(1)
When I Have Fears
568(1)
To Homer
569(1)
The Eve of St. Agnes
569(10)
On the Sonnet
579(1)
La Belle Dame sans Merci
579(2)
Ode to Psyche
581(1)
Ode to a Nightingale
582(2)
Ode on Melancholy
584(1)
Ode on a Grecian Urn
585(2)
To Autumn
587(1)
Bright Star
588(1)
This Living Hand
588(1)
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803--1882)
588(5)
Concord Hymn
588(1)
The Rhodora
589(1)
The Snow-Storm
589(1)
Ode (Inscribed to W. H. Channing)
590(3)
Intellect
593(1)
Fate
593(1)
Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806--1861)
593(4)
Sonnets from the Portuguese
593(1)
1 (``I thought once how Theocritus had sung'')
593(1)
43 (``How do I love thee? Let me count the ways'')
594(1)
Aurora Leigh
594(3)
From Book 5 [Poets and the Present Age]
594(3)
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807--1882)
597(3)
From Evangeline
597(1)
The Song of Hiawatha
597(2)
From Part III: Hiawatha's Childhood
597(2)
The Cross of Snow
599(1)
Edward Fitzgerald (1809--1883)
600(13)
The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam of Naishapur
600(13)
Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809--1894)
613(1)
The Chambered Nautilus
613(1)
Edgar Allan Poe (1809--1849)
614(5)
Sonnet---To Science
614(1)
To Helen
615(1)
The Raven
615(3)
Annabel Lee
618(1)
Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809--1892)
619(23)
Mariana
619(2)
The Lady of Shalott
621(4)
The Lotos-Eaters
625(4)
Ulysses
629(2)
Break, Break, Break
631(1)
Songs from The Princess
631(2)
Tears, Idle Tears
631(1)
Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal
632(1)
In Memoriam A.H.H.
633(6)
1 (``I held it truth, with him who sings'')
633(1)
2 (``Old Yew, which graspest at the stones'')
633(1)
7 (``Dark house, by which once more I stand'')
634(1)
11 (``Calm is the morn without a sound'')
634(1)
19 (``The Danube to the Severn gave'')
634(1)
50 (``Be near me when my light is low'')
635(1)
67 (``When on my bed the moonlight falls'')
635(1)
88 (``Wild bird, whose warble, liquid sweet'')
636(1)
95 (``By night we lingered on the lawn'')
636(2)
119 (``Doors, where my heart was used to beat'')
638(1)
121 (``Sad Hesper o'er the buried sun'')
638(1)
130 (``Thy voice is on the rolling air'')
639(1)
The Eagle
639(1)
Tithonus
639(2)
Crossing the Bar
641(1)
Robert Browning (1812--1889)
642(24)
Porphyria's Lover
642(1)
My Last Duchess
643(1)
The Bishop Orders His Tomb at Saint Praxed's Church
644(3)
Home-Thoughts, from Abroad
647(1)
A Toccata of Galuppi's
648(2)
``Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came''
650(6)
Fra Lippo Lippi
656(8)
Two in the Campagna
664(2)
Edward Lear (1812--1888)
666(2)
There Was an Old Man with a Beard
666(1)
The Owl and the Pussy-Cat
666(1)
How Pleasant to Know Mr. Lear
667(1)
Emily Bronte (1818--1848)
668(3)
Remembrance
668(1)
The Prisoner. A Fragment
669(2)
No Coward Soul Is Mine
671(1)
Arthur Hugh Clough (1819--1861)
671(2)
The Latest Decalogue
671(1)
Say Not the Struggle Nought Availeth
672(1)
Julia Ward Howe (1819--1910)
673(1)
Battle-Hymn of the Republic
673(1)
Herman Melville (1819--1891)
673(6)
The Portent
673(1)
Shiloh
674(1)
The Maldive Shark
674(1)
The Berg
675(1)
Monody
676(1)
Spirituals
676(1)
Go Down, Moses
676(1)
Ezekiel Saw the Wheel
677(2)
Walt Whitman (1819--1892)
679(25)
Song of Myself
679(5)
1 (``I celebrate myself, and sing myself'')
679(1)
5 (``I believe in you my soul, the other I am must not abase itself to you'')
679(1)
6 (``A child said What is the grass? fetching it to me with full hands'')
680(1)
11 (``Twenty-eight young men bathe by the shore'')
681(1)
24 (``Walt Whitman, a kosmos, of Manhattan the son'')
682(1)
52 (``The spotted hawk swoops by and accuses me'')
683(1)
Crossing Brooklyn Ferry
684(5)
When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer
689(1)
Vigil Strange I Kept on the Field One Night
689(1)
Beat! Beat! Drums!
690(1)
Cavalry Crossing a Ford
691(1)
Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking
691(5)
When Lilacs Last in the Dooryard Bloom'd
696(6)
A Noiseless Patient Spider
702(1)
To a Locomotive in Winter
703(1)
Matthew Arnold (1822--1888)
704(8)
Shakespeare
704(1)
To Marguerite
704(1)
The Scholar-Gypsy
705(6)
Dover Beach
711(1)
Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828--1882)
712(4)
The Blessed Damozel
712(3)
The House of Life
715(1)
A Sonnet
715(1)
George Meredith (1828--1909)
716(3)
Modern Love
716(2)
1 (``By this he knew she wept with waking eyes'')
716(1)
17 (``At dinner, she is hostess, I am host'')
716(1)
30 (``What are we first? First, animals; and next'')
717(1)
48 (``Their sense is with their senses all mixed in'')
717(1)
49 (``He found her by the ocean's moaning verge'')
717(1)
50 (``Thus piteously Love closed what he begat'')
718(1)
Lucifer in Starlight
718(1)
Emily Dickinson (1830--1886)
719(14)
39 (49) (``I never lost as much but twice -'')
719(1)
68 (89) (Some things that fly there be -'')
719(1)
112 (67) (``Success is counted sweetest'')
719(1)
124 (216) (``Safe in their Alabaster Chambers -'') (1859)
720(1)
124 (216) (``Safe in their Alabaster Chambers -'') (1862)
720(1)
145 (59) (``A little East of Jordan'')
721(1)
202 (185) (`` `Faith' is a fine invention'')
721(1)
260 (288) (``I'm nobody! Who are you?'')
722(1)
269 (249) (``Wild nights - Wild nights!'')
722(1)
314 (254) (`` `Hope' is the thing with feathers -'')
722(1)
320 (258) (``There's a certain Slant of light'')
723(1)
339 (241) (``I like a look of Agony'')
723(1)
340 (280) (``I felt a Funeral, in my Brain'')
723(1)
359 (328) (``A Bird, came down the Walk -'')
724(1)
372 (341) (``After great pain, a formal feeling comes -'')
725(1)
409 (303) (``The Soul selects her own Society -'')
725(1)
445 (613) (``They shut me up in Prose -'')
725(1)
479 (712) (``Because I could not stop for Death -'')
726(1)
533 (569) (``I reckon - When I count at all -'')
727(1)
591 (465) (``I heard a Fly buzz - when I died -'')
727(1)
620 (435) (``Much Madness is divinest Sense -'')
728(1)
740 (789) (``On a Columnar Self -'')
728(1)
764 (754) (``My Life had stood - a Loaded Gun -'')
728(1)
782 (745) (``Renunciation - is a piercing Virtue -'')
729(1)
788 (709) (``Publication - is the Auction'')
730(1)
905 (861) (``Split the Lark - and you'll find the Music -'')
730(1)
1096 (986) (``A narrow Fellow in the Grass'')
730(1)
1108 (1078) (``The Bustle in a House'')
731(1)
1263 (1129) (``Tell all the Truth but tell it slant -'')
731(1)
1489 (1463) (``A Route of Evanescence'')
732(1)
1793 (1732) (``My life closed twice before it's close'')
732(1)
1788 (1763) (``Fame is a bee'')
732(1)
Christina Rossetti (1830--1894)
733(3)
Song (``When I am dead, my dearest'')
733(1)
Remember
733(1)
Echo
733(1)
In an Artist's Studio
734(1)
Up-Hill
734(1)
Passing Away, Saith the World, Passing Away
735(1)
Lewis Carroll (Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) (1832--1898)
736(2)
Jabberwocky
736(1)
[Humpty Dumpty's Explication of Jabberwocky]
737(1)
W. S. Gilbert (1836--1911)
738(2)
I Am the Very Model of a Modern Major-General
738(2)
Titwillow
740(1)
Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837--1909)
740(4)
Chorus from Atalanta in Calydon
740(2)
When the Hounds of Spring Are on Winter's Traces
740(2)
A Forsaken Garden
742(2)
Thomas Hardy (1840--1928)
744(8)
Hap
744(1)
I Look into My Glass
744(1)
Drummer Hodge
745(1)
A Broken Appointment
745(1)
The Darkling Thrush
746(1)
The Ruined Maid
747(1)
The Convergence of the Twain
748(1)
Channel Firing
749(1)
The Voice
750(1)
During Wind and Rain
751(1)
In Time of ``The Breaking of Nations''
751(1)
Sidney Lanier (1842--1881)
752(3)
The Marshes of Glynn
752(3)
Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844--1889)
755(5)
God's Grandeur
755(1)
The Windhover
755(1)
Pied Beauty
756(1)
[As Kingfishers Catch Fire, Dragonflies Draw Flame]
756(1)
Felix Randal
757(1)
Spring and Fall
757(1)
[Carrion Comfort]
758(1)
[No Worst, There Is None. Pitched Past Pitch of Grief]
758(1)
[My Own Heart Let Me More Have Pity On]
759(1)
[Thou Art Indeed Just, Lord . . .]
759(1)
A. E. Housman (1859--1936)
760(5)
Loveliest of Trees, the Cherry Now
760(1)
To an Athlete Dying Young
760(1)
Is My Team Ploughing
761(1)
With Rue My Heart Is Laden
762(1)
``Terence, This Is Stupid Stuff . . .''
762(2)
Epitaph on an Army of Mercenaries
764(1)
Crossing Alone the Nighted Ferry
764(1)
Here Dead Lie We Because We Did Not Choose
765(1)
Rudyard Kipling (1865--1936)
765(2)
Tommy
765(1)
Recessional
766(1)
William Butler Yeats (1865--1939)
767(20)
The Stolen Child
767(1)
The Lake Isle of Innisfree
768(1)
When You Are Old
769(1)
Adam's Curse
769(1)
No Second Troy
770(1)
The Wild Swans at Coole
771(1)
Easter 1916
772(2)
The Second Coming
774(1)
Sailing to Byzantium
774(2)
Leda and the Swan
776(1)
Among School Children
776(2)
Byzantium
778(2)
Crazy Jane Talks with the Bishop
780(1)
Lapis Lazuli
780(2)
Long-Legged Fly
782(1)
The Circus Animals' Desertion
782(2)
Under Ben Bulben
784(3)
Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869--1935)
787(3)
Richard Cory
787(1)
George Crabbe
787(1)
Reuben Bright
788(1)
Miniver Cheevy
788(1)
Mr. Flood's Party
789(1)
Charlotte Mew (1869--1928)
790(2)
The Farmer's Bride
790(2)
Stephen Crane (1871--1900)
792(2)
From The Black Riders and Other Lines
792(1)
I (``Black Riders Came from the Sea'')
792(1)
III (``In the Desert'')
792(1)
XXV (``Behold, the Grave of a Wicked Man'')
792(1)
LVI (``A Man Feared That He Might Find an Assassin'')
793(1)
From War is Kind
793(1)
[A Man Adrift on a Slim Spar]
793(1)
Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872--1906)
794(1)
A Summer's Night
794(1)
Sympathy
795(1)
Robert Frost (1874--1963)
795(15)
Mending Wall
795(1)
Home Burial
796(3)
After Apple-Picking
799(1)
The Wood-Pile
800(1)
The Road Not Taken
801(1)
The Oven Bird
801(1)
Birches
802(1)
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
803(1)
Acquainted with the Night
804(1)
Neither Out Far Nor In Deep
804(1)
Design
805(1)
Provide, Provide
805(1)
The Silken Tent
806(1)
Come In
806(1)
Never Again Would Birds' Song Be the Same
807(1)
The Most of It
807(1)
The Gift Outright
808(1)
Directive
808(2)
Amy Lowell (1874--1925)
810(3)
Patterns
810(2)
The Weather-Cock Points South
812(1)
Gertrude Stein (1874--1946)
813(1)
Stanzas in Meditation
813(1)
Part I, Stanza XIII (``She may count three little daisies very well'')
813(1)
Part III, Stanza II (``I think very well of Susan but I do not know her name'')
813(1)
Part III, Stanza V (``It is not a range of a mountain'')
814(1)
Part V, Stanza XXXVIII (``Which I wish to say is this'')
814(1)
Part V, Stanza LXIII (``I wish that I had spoken only of it all.'')
814(1)
Edward Thomas (1878--1917)
814(2)
In Memoriam [Easter 1915]
814(1)
As the team's head brass
815(1)
Wallace Stevens (1879--1955)
816(11)
The Snow Man
816(1)
The Emperor of Ice-Cream
816(1)
Sunday Morning
817(3)
Anecdote of the Jar
820(1)
Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird
820(2)
Peter Quince at the Clavier
822(2)
The Idea of Order at Key West
824(1)
Waving Adieu, Adieu, Adieu
825(1)
Of Mere Being
826(1)
E. J. Pratt (1883--1964)
827(1)
Come Not the Seasons Here
827(1)
From Stone to Steel
827(1)
William Carlos Williams (1883--1963)
828(10)
Danse Russe
828(1)
Portrait of a Lady
829(1)
The Red Wheelbarrow
829(1)
This Is Just to Say
830(1)
Poem
830(1)
A Sort of a Song
831(1)
Asphodel, That Greeny Flower
831(7)
Book I
831(7)
Pictures from Brueghel
838(1)
Landscape with the Fall of Icarus
838(1)
D. H. Lawrence (1885--1930)
838(6)
Love on the Farm
838(2)
Piano
840(1)
Snake
840(3)
The English Are So Nice!
843(1)
Bavarian Gentians
843(1)
Ezra Pound (1885--1972)
844(7)
Portrait d'une Femme
844(1)
The Garden
845(1)
A Pact
845(1)
Ts'ai Chi'h
846(1)
In a Station of the Metro
846(1)
The River-Merchant's Wife: a Letter
846(1)
The Cantos
847(4)
I (``And then went down to the ship'')
847(2)
XLV (``With Usura'')
849(2)
H. D. (Hilda Doolittle) (1886--1961)
851(2)
Helen
851(1)
The Walls Do Not Fall
851(2)
[1] (``An incident here and there'')
851(2)
Siegfried Sassoon (1886--1967)
853(1)
``They''
853(1)
Everyone Sang
853(1)
Robinson Jeffers (1887--1962)
854(1)
Shine, Perishing Republic
854(1)
Birds and Fishes
854(1)
Marianne Moore (1887--1972)
855(7)
The Fish
855(1)
Poetry
856(1)
The Steeple-Jack
857(2)
What Are Years?
859(1)
Nevertheless
860(1)
The Mind Is an Enchanting Thing
861(1)
T. S. Eliot (1888--1965)
862(19)
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
862(4)
The Waste Land
866(13)
The Hollow Men
879(2)
John Crowe Ransom (1888--1974)
881(2)
Bells for John Whiteside's Daughter
881(1)
Piazza Piece
882(1)
Parting, without a Sequel
882(1)
Isaac Rosenberg (1890--1918)
883(1)
Break of Day in the Trenches
883(1)
Hugh MacDiarmid (Christopher Murray Grieve) (1892--1978)
884(1)
Another Epitaph on an Army of Mercenaries
884(1)
From In Memoriam James Joyce
884(1)
Archibald MacLeish (1892--1982)
885(2)
Ars Poetica
885(1)
The Snowflake Which Is Now and Hence Forever
886(1)
Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892--1950)
887(2)
First Fig
887(1)
Euclid Alone Has Looked on Beauty Bare
887(1)
[I, Being Born a Woman and Distressed]
887(1)
The Buck in the Snow
888(1)
I Dreamed I Moved among the Elysian Fields
888(1)
Armenonville
889(1)
Wilfred Owen (1893--1918)
889(3)
Anthem for Doomed Youth
889(1)
Dulce Et Decorum Est
890(1)
Strange Meeting
891(1)
Futility
892(1)
E. E. Cummings (1894--1962)
892(6)
All in green went my love riding
892(1)
Spring is like a perhaps hand
893(1)
``next to of course god america i
894(1)
since feeling is first
894(1)
somewhere I have never travelled, gladly beyond
895(1)
may I feel said he
895(1)
anyone lived in a pretty how town
896(1)
who are you, little I
897(1)
Jean Toomer (1894--1967)
898(1)
Cane
898(1)
Reapers
898(1)
Harvest Song
898(1)
Robert Graves (1895--1985)
899(2)
Love Without Hope
899(1)
Warning to Children
899(1)
The White Goddess
900(1)
Louise Bogan (1897--1970)
901(2)
Juan's Song
901(1)
Man Alone
901(1)
Song for the Last Act
902(1)
Night
903(1)
Hart Crane (1899--1932)
903(6)
Voyages
903(4)
The Bridge
907(1)
Proem: To Brooklyn Bridge
907(1)
To Emily Dickinson
908(1)
Laura (Riding) Jackson (1901--1991)
909(1)
The Wind Suffers
909(1)
Ding-Donging
910(1)
Sterling A. Brown (1901--1989)
910(2)
Slim in Atlanta
910(2)
Bitter Fruit of the Tree
912(1)
Langston Hughes (1902--1967)
912(5)
The Weary Blues
912(1)
The Negro Speaks of Rivers
913(1)
Dream Variations
914(1)
Cross
914(1)
Song for a Dark Girl
914(1)
Harlem
915(1)
Theme for English B
915(1)
Dinner Guest: Me
916(1)
Roy Campbell (1902--1957)
917(1)
The Zulu Girl
917(1)
The Sisters
918(1)
Stevie Smith (1902--1971)
918(2)
No Categories!
918(1)
Mr. Over
919(1)
Not Waving but Drowning
920(1)
Countee Cullen (1903--1946)
920(4)
Heritage
920(3)
Incident
923(1)
Yet Do I Marvel
923(1)
Earle Birney (1904--1991)
924(2)
Bushed
924(1)
The Bear on the Delhi Road
925(1)
C. Day Lewis (1904--1972)
926(1)
Two Songs
926(1)
(``I've heard them lilting at loom and belting'')
926(1)
(``Come, live with me and be my love'')
926(1)
Where are the War Poets?
927(1)
Patrick Kavanagh (1904--1967)
927(3)
From The Great Hunger
927(2)
Epic
929(1)
Stanley Kunitz (b. 1905)
930(1)
Robin Redbreast
930(1)
Touch Me
931(1)
Robert Penn Warren (1905--1989)
931(3)
Bearded Oaks
931(2)
Masts at Dawn
933(1)
Evening Hawk
934(1)
William Empson (1906--1984)
934(2)
Legal Fiction
934(1)
Missing Dates
935(1)
W. H. Auden (1907--1973)
936(12)
Lullaby [Lay your sleeping head love]
936(1)
As I Walked Out One Evening
937(1)
Twelve Songs
938(1)
IX [Funeral Blues]
938(1)
Musee des Beaux Arts
939(1)
In Memory of W. B. Yeats
939(2)
September 1, 1939
941(3)
In Praise of Limestone
944(2)
The Shield of Achilles
946(2)
A. D. Hope (1907--2000)
948(1)
Australia
948(1)
Inscription for a War
949(1)
Louis MacNeice (1907--1963)
949(6)
The Sunlight on the Garden
949(1)
Bagpipe Music
950(1)
From Autumn Journal (``September has come and I wake'')
951(1)
London Rain
952(2)
Star-gazer
954(1)
Theodore Roethke (1908--1963)
955(3)
My Papa's Waltz
955(1)
Elegy for Jane
955(1)
The Waking
956(1)
I Knew a Woman
956(1)
Wish for a Young Wife
957(1)
Richard Wright (1908--1960)
958(1)
Haiku: This Other World
958(1)
21 (``On winter mornings'')
958(1)
31 (``In the falling snow'')
958(1)
210 (``Crying and crying'')
958(1)
490 (``Waking from a nap'')
958(1)
762 (``Droning autumn rain'')
958(1)
783 (``I cannot find it'')
958(1)
Malcolm Lowry (1909--1957)
959(1)
Delirium in Vera Cruz
959(1)
Eye-Opener
959(1)
Strange Type
959(1)
Elizabeth Bishop (1911--1979)
960(7)
Casabianca
960(1)
The Fish
960(2)
Filling Station
962(1)
Sestina
963(1)
In the Waiting Room
964(2)
One Art
966(1)
Irving Layton (b. 1912)
967(1)
The Birth of Tragedy
967(1)
Berry Picking
968(1)
Robert Hayden (1913--1980)
968(3)
Those Winter Sundays
968(1)
Night, Death, Mississippi
969(1)
Paul Laurence Dunbar
970(1)
Muriel Rukeyser (1913--1980)
971(1)
Boy with His Hair Cut Short
971(1)
Night Feeding
971(1)
Rondel
972(1)
May Swenson (1913--1989)
972(2)
Cardinal Ideograms
972(1)
Goodbye, Goldeneye
973(1)
R. S. Thomas (1913--2000)
974(1)
Welsh Landscape
974(1)
The View from the Window
975(1)
John Berryman (1914--1972)
975(5)
Homage to Mistress Bradstreet
975(2)
17--21
975(2)
A Sympathy, A Welcome
977(1)
The Dream Songs
977(3)
1 (``Huffy Henry hid the day'')
977(1)
14 (``Life, friends, is boring. We must not say so'')
978(1)
29 (``There sat down, once, a thing on Henry's heart'')
978(1)
145 (``Also I love him: me he's done no wrong'')
979(1)
324. An Elegy for W.C.W., The Lovely Man
979(1)
382 (``At Henry's bier let some thing fall out well:'')
980(1)
Randall Jarrell (1914--1965)
980(4)
90 North
980(1)
The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner
981(1)
Eighth Air Force
981(1)
Next Day
982(2)
Weldon Kees (1914--1955)
984(1)
For H. V. (1901--1927)
984(1)
When the Lease Is Up
984(1)
Robinson
984(1)
Henry Reed (1914--1986)
985(1)
Lessons of the War
985(1)
1. Naming of Parts
985(1)
Dylan Thomas (1914--1953)
986(6)
The Force That Through the Green Fuse Drives the Flower
986(1)
The Hand That Signed the Paper
987(1)
After the Funeral
987(1)
A Refusal to Mourn the Death, by Fire, of a Child in London
988(1)
Fern Hill
989(1)
In My Craft or Sullen Art
990(1)
Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night
991(1)
Judith Wright (1915--2000)
992(2)
Woman to Man
992(1)
Eve to Her Daughters
992(2)
David Gascoyne (1916--2001)
994(2)
Ecce Homo
994(2)
P. K. Page (b. 1916)
996(2)
Stories of Snow
996(1)
Deaf-Mute in the Pear Tree
997(1)
Gwendolyn Brooks (1917--2000)
998(3)
kitchenette building
998(1)
the birth in a narrow room
998(1)
the rites for Cousin Vit
999(1)
We Real Cool
999(1)
Medgar Evers
1000(1)
Boy Breaking Glass
1000(1)
Robert Lowell (1917--1977)
1001(9)
Mr. Edwards and the Spider
1001(2)
My Last Afternoon with Uncle Devereux Winslow
1003(3)
Water
1006(1)
For the Union Dead
1007(2)
Epilogue
1009(1)
Amy Clampitt (1920--1994)
1010(2)
Beach Glass
1010(1)
The Cormorant in Its Element
1011(1)
Syrinx
1011(1)
Keith Douglas (1920--1944)
1012(2)
Vergissmeinnicht
1012(1)
Aristocrats
1013(1)
Howard Nemerov (1920--1991)
1014(3)
The Goose Fish
1014(1)
A Primer of the Daily Round
1015(1)
The Blue Swallows
1015(1)
Boy with Book of Knowledge
1016(1)
Strange Metamorphosis of Poets
1017(1)
Mona Van Duyn (b. 1921)
1017(3)
Letters from a Father
1017(3)
Richard Wilbur (b. 1921)
1020(6)
First Snow in Alsace
1020(1)
Love Calls Us to the Things of This World
1021(1)
Advice to a Prophet
1022(1)
Junk
1023(1)
Cottage Street, 1953
1024(1)
Zea
1025(1)
Philip Larkin (1922--1985)
1026(8)
For Sidney Bechet
1026(1)
Born Yesterday
1027(1)
Church Going
1027(2)
An Arundel Tomb
1029(1)
MCMXIV
1030(1)
Talking in Bed
1031(1)
The Trees
1031(1)
Sad Steps
1032(1)
The Explosion
1032(1)
This Be The Verse
1033(1)
James Dickey (1923--1997)
1034(2)
The Lifeguard
1034(1)
Sled Burial, Dream Ceremony
1035(1)
Anthony Hecht (1923--2004)
1036(7)
A Hill
1036(1)
The Dover Bitch
1037(1)
The Ghost in the Martini
1038(3)
Still Life
1041(1)
The Book of Yolek
1042(1)
Death the Painter
1043(1)
Denise Levertov (1923--1997)
1043(3)
O Taste and See
1043(1)
Tenebrae
1044(1)
Caedmon
1045(1)
Donald Justice (1925--2004)
1046(2)
Counting the Mad
1046(1)
Men at Forty
1046(1)
Pantoum of the Great Depression
1047(1)
Carolyn Kizer (b. 1925)
1048(4)
The Erotic Philosophers (Part Five of ``Pro Femina'')
1048(4)
Kenneth Koch (1925--2002)
1052(2)
You Were Wearing
1052(1)
Variations on a Theme by William Carlos Williams
1053(1)
To My Twenties
1053(1)
A. R. Ammons (1926--2001)
1054(4)
Corsons Inlet
1054(3)
Pet Panther
1057(1)
All's All
1058(1)
James K. Baxter (1926--1972)
1058(1)
New Zealand
1058(1)
Robert Creeley (b. 1926)
1059(2)
Heroes
1059(1)
I Know a Man
1060(1)
Bresson's Movies
1060(1)
Allen Ginsberg (1926--1997)
1061(7)
Howl
1061(6)
Part I
1061(6)
A Supermarket in California
1067(1)
James Merrill (1926--1995)
1068(7)
The Broken Home
1068(3)
The Victor Dog
1071(1)
The Book of Ephraim
1072(2)
C. (``Correct but cautious, that first night, we asked'')
1072(2)
Arabian Night
1074(1)
Frank O'Hara (1926--1966)
1075(2)
The Day Lady Died
1075(1)
Why I Am Not a Painter
1076(1)
W. D. Snodgrass (b. 1926)
1077(3)
Heart's Needle
1077(2)
2 (``Late April and you are three; today'')
1077(1)
3 (``The child between them on the street'')
1077(1)
7 (``Here in the scuffled dust'')
1078(1)
10 (``The vicious winter finally yields'')
1078(1)
Mementos, 1
1079(1)
John Ashbery (b. 1927)
1080(4)
The Painter
1080(1)
Soonest Mended
1081(2)
Ode to Bill
1083(1)
Paradoxes and Oxymorons
1083(1)
Galway Kinnell (b. 1927)
1084(2)
The Correspondence School Instructor Says Goodbye to His Poetry Students
1084(1)
After Making Love We Hear Footsteps
1085(1)
W. S. Merwin (b. 1927)
1086(2)
The Drunk in the Furnace
1086(1)
Separation
1086(1)
Losing a Language
1087(1)
Whoever You Are
1088(1)
Charles Tomlinson (b. 1927)
1088(1)
Farewell to Van Gogh
1088(1)
James Wright (1927--1980)
1089(2)
A Note Left in Jimmy Leonard's Shack
1089(1)
Speak
1090(1)
Donald Hall (b. 1928)
1091(3)
The One Day
1091(3)
Prophecy
1091(3)
Independence Day Letter
1094(1)
Philip Levine (b. 1928)
1094(2)
You Can Have It
1094(2)
The Simple Truth
1096(1)
Anne Sexton (1928--1974)
1096(3)
The Truth the Dead Know
1096(1)
And One for My Dame
1097(2)
L. E. Sissman (1928--1976)
1099(1)
Dying: An Introduction
1099(1)
IV. Path. Report
1099(1)
V. Outbound
1099(1)
Thom Gunn (1929--2004)
1100(4)
On the Move
1100(1)
A Map of the City
1101(1)
From the Wave
1102(1)
The Missing
1103(1)
John Hollander (b. 1929)
1104(1)
Swan and Shadow
1104(1)
An Old-Fashioned Song
1105(1)
Richard Howard (b. 1929)
1105(6)
Nikolaus Mardruz to his Master Ferdinand, Count of Tyrol, 1565
1105(6)
Peter Porter (b. 1929)
1111(3)
A Consumer's Report
1111(1)
An Exequy
1112(2)
Adrienne Rich (b. 1929)
1114(8)
Aunt Jennifer's Tigers
1114(1)
Snapshots of a Daughter-in-Law
1115(4)
Diving into the Wreck
1119(2)
Modotti
1121(1)
Edward Kamau Brathwaite (b. 1930)
1122(2)
The Arrivants: A New World Trilogy
1122(2)
Ancestors
1122(1)
1 (``Every Friday morning my grandfather'')
1122(1)
2 (``All I can remember of his wife'')
1123(1)
3 (``Come-a look'')
1123(1)
Ted Hughes (1930--1998)
1124(5)
The Thought-Fox
1124(1)
Pike
1125(1)
Examination at the Womb-Door
1126(1)
Daffodils
1127(1)
Platform One
1128(1)
Gary Snyder (b. 1930)
1129(3)
Above Pate Valley
1129(1)
Four Poems for Robin
1130(2)
Instructions
1132(1)
Derek Walcott (b. 1930)
1132(6)
A Far Cry from Africa
1132(1)
From The Schooner Flight
1133(2)
Midsummer
1135(1)
Omeros
1136(2)
Chapter XXXVIII
1136(2)
Alan Brownjohn (b. 1931)
1138(1)
Common Sense
1138(1)
Jay MacPherson (b. 1931)
1139(1)
The Swan
1139(1)
A Lost Soul
1139(1)
Geoffrey Hill (b. 1932)
1140(3)
The Guardians
1140(1)
Mercian Hymns
1141(1)
VI (``The princes of Mercia were badger and raven. Thrall'')
1141(1)
VII (``Gasholders, russet among fields. Milldams, marlpools'')
1141(1)
VIII (``The mad are predators. Too often lately they harbour'')
1142(1)
Lachrimae
1142(1)
1. Lachrimae Verae
1142(1)
An Apology for the Revival of Christian Architecture in England
1143(1)
9. The Laurel Axe
1143(1)
Sylvia Plath (1932--1963)
1143(8)
Tulips
1143(2)
Daddy
1145(2)
Ariel
1147(1)
Lady Lazarus
1148(3)
Anne Stevenson (b. 1933)
1151(3)
Arioso Dolente
1151(1)
Popular Ballads of the Twentieth Century
1152(1)
Pete Seeger (b. 1919) Where Have All the Flowers Gone?
1152(1)
Bob Dylan (b. 1941) Boots of Spanish Leather
1153(1)
Amiri Baraka (Leroi Jones) (b. 1934)
1154(2)
In Memory of Radio
1154(1)
An Agony. As Now.
1155(1)
Audre Lorde (1934--1992)
1156(2)
Coal
1156(1)
From the House of Yemanja
1157(1)
N. Scott Momaday (b. 1934)
1158(1)
Headwaters
1158(1)
The Eagle-Feather Fan
1158(1)
The Gift
1159(1)
Two Figures
1159(1)
Wole Soyinka (b. 1934)
1159(1)
Telephone Conversation
1159(1)
Mark Strand (b. 1934)
1160(2)
The Prediction
1160(1)
Always
1160(1)
Dark Harbor
1161(1)
XVI (``It is true, as someone has said, that in'')
1161(1)
Charles Wright (b. 1935)
1162(3)
Chinese Journal
1162(1)
As Our Bodies Rise, Our Names Turn into Light
1163(1)
Quotations
1164(1)
Daryl Hine (b. 1936)
1165(1)
Letting Go
1165(1)
Riddle
1165(1)
C. K. Williams (b. 1936)
1166(2)
Snow: II
1166(1)
The Question
1166(2)
Tony Harrison (b. 1937)
1168(3)
On Not Being Milton
1168(1)
A Kumquat for John Keats
1168(3)
Les Murray (b. 1938)
1171(3)
Noonday Axeman
1171(3)
Morse
1174(1)
Charles Simic (b. 1938)
1174(2)
Prodigy
1174(1)
A Book Full of Pictures
1175(1)
Cameo Appearance
1176(1)
Margaret Atwood (b. 1939)
1176(3)
At the Tourist Center in Boston
1176(2)
Flowers
1178(1)
Seamus Heaney (b. 1939)
1179(8)
Digging
1179(1)
Punishment
1180(2)
The Skunk
1182(1)
A Dream of Jealousy
1182(1)
From Station Island
1183(2)
From Clearances
1185(1)
Casting and Gathering
1186(1)
Fom Squarings
1187(1)
Robert Pinsky (b. 1940)
1187(3)
A Long Branch Song
1187(1)
The Street
1188(1)
ABC
1189(1)
Billy Collins (b. 1941)
1190(2)
Japan
1190(1)
Litany
1191(1)
Robert Hass (b. 1941)
1192(2)
Meditation at Lagunitas
1192(1)
Tahoe in August
1193(1)
Derek Mahon (b. 1941)
1194(2)
A Disused Shed in Co. Wexford
1194(2)
The Window
1196(1)
Eric Ormsby (b. 1941)
1196(2)
Starfish
1196(1)
Skunk Cabbage
1197(1)
Origins
1197(1)
Alfred Corn (b. 1943)
1198(1)
Navidad, St. Nicholas Ave.
1198(1)
A Conch from Sicily
1199(1)
Louise Gluck (b. 1943)
1199(2)
The Garden
1199(1)
Vita Nova
1200(1)
Michael Ondaatje (b. 1943)
1201(3)
Letters & Other Worlds
1201(2)
House on a Red Cliff
1203(1)
Michael Palmer (b. 1943)
1204(2)
Of this cloth doll which
1204(1)
I Do Not
1205(1)
Eavan Boland (b. 1944)
1206(1)
That the Science of Cartography Is Limited
1206(1)
Craig Raine (b. 1944)
1207(2)
A Martian Sends a Postcard Home
1207(2)
Yusef Komunyakaa (b. 1947)
1209(2)
Facing It
1209(1)
Banking Potatoes
1209(1)
Sunday Afternoons
1210(1)
Robyn Sarah (b. 1949)
1211(2)
Courtney, Mentioned in Passing, Years After
1211(1)
Relics
1212(1)
Agha Shahid Ali (1949--2001)
1213(1)
Lenox Hill
1213(1)
James Fenton (b. 1949)
1214(3)
Dead Soldiers
1214(2)
In Paris with You
1216(1)
Charles Bernstein (b. 1950)
1217(2)
Of Time and the Line
1217(1)
why we ask you not to touch
1218(1)
this poem intentionally left blank
1219(1)
Anne Carson (b. 1950)
1219(3)
New Rule
1219(1)
Sumptuous Destitution
1219(1)
The Beauty of the Husband
1220(2)
IV. He She we They You
1220(2)
Dana Gioia (b. 1950)
1222(1)
Prayer
1222(1)
The Next Poem
1222(1)
Jorie Graham (b. 1951)
1223(3)
At Luca Signorelli's Resurrection of the Body
1223(3)
The Surface
1226(1)
Paul Muldoon (b. 1951)
1226(5)
Milkweed and Monarch
1226(1)
Third Epistle to Timothy
1227(4)
Rita Dove (b. 1952)
1231(3)
Parsley
1231(2)
Dusting
1233(1)
Daniel Hall (b. 1952)
1234(2)
Love-Letter-Burning
1234(1)
Mangosteens
1235(1)
Vikram Seth (b. 1952)
1236(2)
From The Golden Gate
1236(2)
Gary Soto (b. 1952)
1238(2)
The Soup
1238(1)
Not Knowing
1239(1)
Gjertrud Schnackenberg (b. 1953)
1240(1)
Supernatural Love
1240(1)
Louise Erdrich (b. 1954)
1241(1)
I Was Sleeping Where the Black Oaks Move
1241(1)
Birth
1242(1)
Carol Ann Duffy (b. 1955)
1242(1)
Warming Her Pearls
1242(1)
Li-Young Lee (b. 1957)
1243(3)
Persimmons
1243(2)
Out of Hiding
1245(1)
Cynthia Zarin (b. 1959)
1246(1)
The Ant Hill
1246(1)
Song
1247(1)
Simon Armitage (b. 1963)
1247(2)
From Killing Time
1247(2)
Greg Williamson (b. 1964)
1249(2)
Double Exposures
1249(1)
III. Visiting Couple Kissing and Halved Onion
1249(1)
XXV. Group Photo with Winter Trees
1249(1)
New Year's: A Short Pantoum
1250(1)
Versification
1251(26)
Rhythm
1252(1)
Meter
1253(7)
Rhyme
1260(3)
Forms
1263(12)
Basic Forms
1263(7)
Composite Forms
1270(2)
Irregular Forms
1272(1)
Open Forms or Free Verse
1272(2)
Other Forms of Poetry
1274(1)
Suggestions for Further Reading
1275(2)
Poetic Syntax
1277(22)
What Is Syntax?
1277(2)
Parts of Syntax
1279(5)
Sentences and Words
1279(1)
Clauses
1280(4)
Moves in the Game
1284(5)
Nominal Syntax
1284(1)
Double Syntax
1285(1)
Word Order Inversions
1286(3)
The Game of Interpretation
1289(7)
Emily Dickinson
1289(2)
John Keats
1291(1)
Thomas Gray
1291(1)
John Dryden
1292(1)
William Blake
1293(3)
Scorn Not Syntax
1296(1)
Suggestions for Further Reading
1297(2)
Biographical Sketches 1299(51)
Permissions Acknowledgments 1350(7)
Index 1357


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