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Poet Poem
Akhmatova, Anna The Sentence
Ashbery, John The Improvement
Auden, W.H. Musée des Beaux Arts
Bishop, Elizabeth At the Fishhouses
Bishop, Elizabeth One Art
Blok, Aleksandr The Night, the Street, the Streetlamp...
Boland, Eavan The Emigrant Irish
Bolina, Jaswinder Make Believe
Brooks, Gwendolyn We Real Cool
Burgos, Julia de Ay, Ay, Ay, de la Grifa Negra
Crane, Hart At Melville's Tomb
Cullen, Countee Yet Do I Marvel
Dickinson, Emily #288 (I'm Nobody! Who are You?")
Drayton, Michael Since There's No Help
Dunbar, Paul Laurence The Party
Emerson, Ralph Waldo Concord Hymn
Frost, Robert For Once, Then, Something
Frost, Robert "OUT OUT--"
Frost, Robert Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
Glück, Louise Lamentations
Wolfgang von Goethe, Johann (tr. Robert Bly) From the Holy Longing
Harjo, Joy Fishing
Heaney, Seamus Death of a Naturalist
Manley Hopkins, Gerard God's Grandeur
Housman, A.E. Diffugere Nives
Hughes, Langston Merry Go Round
Hughes, Langston Minstrel Man
Jones, Evan The Song of the Banana Man
Komunyakaa, Yusef Facing It
Kunitz, Stanley Hornworm: Autumn Lamentation
Levertov, Denise Settling
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth A Psalm of Life
Machado, Antonio Caminante, No Hay Camino / Traveler, There is no Road
Marvell, Andrew To His Coy Mistress
Milton, John From Lycidas
Mistral, Gabriela Piececitos
Nemerov, Howard The Makers
Neruda, Pablo Soneto XVII / Sonnet XVII
O'Hara, Frank POEM
Parker, Pat Let Me Come to You Naked
Plath, Sylvia Nick and the Candlestick
Plath, Sylvia Polly's Tree
Li Po On a Quiet Night
Rimbaud Arthur Le Dormeur du Val
Ritsos, Yannis Our Land
Roethke, Theodore My Papa's Waltz
Roethke, Theodore The Sloth
Roethke, Theodore The Waking
Sassoon, Siegfried Absolution
Sexton, Anne Said the Poet to the Analyst
Shakespeare, William Sonnet 29
Stevens, Wallace The Idea of Order at Key West
Stevens, Wallace The Snow Man
Stevenson, Robert Louis Block City
Szymborska, Wisława Notes from a Nonexistent Himalayan Expedition
Tagore, Rabindranath From Gitanjali
Tate, James The Lost Pilot
Thayer, Lawrence Ernest Casey at the Bat
Walker, Margaret For My People
Whitman, Walt from Song of Myself
Whitman, Walt from Song of the Open Road
Whitman, Walt O Captain! My Captain!
Yeats, William Butler Politics
Yeats, William Butler When You Are Old
Yoshitada, Sone No (tr. Kenneth Rexroth) Untitled Tanka ["The Lower Leaves of the Trees"]
Zawgee Way of the Water Hyacinth
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