Featured Poems (2013)

E. E. Cummings, [since feeling is first]

John Ciardi, “Most Like an Arch This Marriage”

Emily Dickinson, “Because I Could Not Stop for Death”

Robert Hass, “Envy of Other People’s Poems”

Adrienne Rich, “She”

E. B. White, “Natural History”

Thomas Wyatt, “Whoso list to hount”

Howard Nemerov, “Moment”

Gabriela Mistral, “Meciendo”

Gjertrud Schnackenberg, “Signs”

William Carlos Williams, “This Is Just To Say”

Heather McHugh, “Etymological Dirge”

Richard Wilbur, “The Beautiful Changes”

H.D., “Pear Tree”

Edna St. Vincent Millay, “Dirge Without Music”

Walt Whitman, “When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer”

William Shakespeare, Sonnet 56 (“Sweet love, renew thy force”)

Anna Akhmatova, “While Reading Hamlet

Paul Muldoon, “Bosworth Field”

Kathy Fagan, “Letter from the Garden”

David St. John, “In the High Country”

Abraham Lincoln, “Abraham Lincoln”

Gwendolyn Brooks, “We Real Cool”

Marie Ponsot, “Between”

Reginald Gibbons, “At Noon”

Mary Oliver, “The Summer Day”

Philip Sidney, Astrophil and Stella 48

Robert Bridges, “I Love All Beauteous Things”

Georgia Douglas Johnson, “Common Dust”

John Keats, “Bright Star”

Kay Ryan, “Thin”

Robert Frost, “Birches”

Andrew Hudgins, “Wasps in August”

Tami Haaland, “A Colander of Barley”

Philip Larkin, “Days”

Seamus Heaney, “Mint”

Robert Creeley, “The Tunnel”

Eavan Boland, “Becoming Anne Bradstreet”

Rita Dove, “Geometry”

Robert Burns, “O were my Love yon Lilack fair”

Michael Heffernan, “A Figure of Plain Force”

Jacob Polley, “October”

Robert Frost, “After Apple Picking”

W.B. Yeats, “The Second Coming”

Louise Glück, “All Hallows”

Carol Ann Duffy, “Miles Away”

W.S. Merwin, “Separation”

Joy Harjo, “Eagle Poem”

John Milton, Sonnet 19 [“When I consider how my light is spent”]

William Ernest Henley, “Invictus”

John Donne, Holy Sonnet X/XIV [“Batter my heart, three-person’d God”]

Helen Maria Williams, “To Mrs. K—-, On Her Sending Me an English Christmas Plum-Cake at Paris”

Diane Di Prima, “Song for Baby-O, Unborn” 


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