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The Norton anthology of modern poetry / edited by Richard Ellmann and Robert O'Clair.

Book Book ([1973])
Description: xlvi, 1456 p. ; 24 cm.
Publisher: New York : Norton, [1973]
5 of 5 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
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  • ISBN: 0393093573
  • ISBN: 0393093484 (pbk.)
  • Edition: 1st ed.
Bibliography, etc.: Bibliography: p. 1392-1432.
Contents: Crossing Brooklyn Ferry -- Are you the new person drawn toward me? -- I saw in Louisiana a live-oak growing -- To a stranger -- Cavalry crossing a Ford -- By the Bivouac's fitful flame -- A sight in camp in the daybreak gray and dim -- Long, too long America -- Respondez! -- Whispers of heavenly death -- To a locomotive in Winter -- The dismantled ship/ Walt Whitman -- I shall know why-when time is over -- There's a certain slant of light -- I breathed enough to take the trick -- The soul selects her own society -- The difference between despair -- There came a day at Summer's full -- I read my sentence-steadily -- Much madness is divinest sense -- This is my letter to the world -- I heard a fly buzz- when I died -- The brain, within it's groove -- The brain-is wider than the sky -- Me from myself-to banish -- I dwell in possibility -- Because I could not stop for death -- Tell all the truth but tell it slant -- There came a wind like a bugle -- The pedigree of honey -- In Winter in my room -- My life closed twice before its close / Emily Dickinson -- Hap -- Neutral tones -- Drummer hodge -- "I said to love" -- The subalterns -- A broken appointment -- The darkling thrush -- The respectable burgher -- In tenebris: II -- The house of hospitalities -- Bereft -- Shut out that moon -- 1967 -- Let me enjoy -- At Casterbridge fair II. former beauties -- New Year's Eve -- A young man's epigram on existence -- Channel firing -- The convergence of the Twain -- "I found her out there" -- The voice -- A poet -- In the moonlight -- Near Lanivet, 1872 -- The oxen -- In time of "the breaking of nations" -- The blinded bird -- Transformations -- "For life I had never cared greatly" -- Going and staying -- Proud songsters -- He never expected much/ Thomas Hard --
The Summer malison -- Winter and the gulf stream -- Heaven-haven -- The habit of perfection -- The wreck of the Deutschland -- God's grandeur -- Spring -- The windhover -- Pied beauty -- Binsey Poplars -- Duns Scotus's oxford -- The bugler's First Communion -- Felix Randal -- Inversnaid -- [Carrion comfort] -- [No worst, there is none, pitched past pitch of grief] -- [I wake and feel the fell of dark, not day] -- [Thou art indeed just, Lord, if I contend]/ Gerard Manley Hopkins -- London snow -- On a dead child -- The growth of love, I ("they that in play can do the thing they would") -- XXXIX ("a man that sees by chance his picture, made") -- [The snow lies sprinkled on the beach] -- Low barometer/ Robert Bridges -- Thirty Bob a week/ John Davidson -- Loveliest of trees, the cherry now -- When I was one-and-twenty -- To an athlete dying young -- Is my team ploughing -- Into my heart and air that kills -- With rue my heart is laden -- Terence, this is stupid stuff -- The chesnut casts his flambeaux -- Eight O'Clock -- The fairies break their dances -- Wake not for the world-heard thunder -- Hell gate -- Epitaph on an army of mercenaries -- They say my verse is sad: no wonder -- The rainy pleiads wester -- From the wash the laundress sends -- The olive / A.E. Housman.
The song of the happy shepherd -- Down by the Salley Gardens -- To the rose upon the rood of time -- The lake isle of innisfree -- The sorrow of love -- When you are old -- Who goes with Fergus? -- The man who dreamed of Faeryland -- The lamentation of the old pensioner -- To Ireland in the coming times -- The hosting of the Sidhe -- Michael Robartes bids his beloved be at peace -- The cap and bells -- Aedh thinks of those who have spoken evil of his beloved -- Aedh wishes for the cloths of Heaven -- In the seven woods -- Adam's curse -- No second Troy -- On hearing that the students of our New University have joined the agitiation against immoral literature -- Friends -- The cold heaven -- September 1913 -- Beggar to beggar cried -- The Magi -- The dolls -- A coat -- The wild swans at Coole -- The fisherman -- An Irish airman forsees his death -- Solomon and the witch -- Easter -- The second coming -- A prayer for my daughter -- To be carved on stone at Thoor Ballylee -- Leda and the swan -- Sailing to Byzantium -- The tower -- Among school children -- Mohini chatterjee -- In memory of Eva Gore-Booth and Con Markiewicz -- A dialogue of self and soul -- Coole Park and Ballylee, 1931 -- The choice -- Byzantium -- Vacillation -- Fragments -- Crazy Jane talks with the bishop -- Meru -- The gyres -- Lapis lazuli -- Anacre of grass -- The statues -- News for the delphic oracle -- Long-legged fly -- The circus animals' desertion -- Under Ben Bulben/ William Butler Yeats.
The hill -- Cassius Hueffer -- Amanda Barker -- Frank Drummer -- Fiddler Jones -- Petit, the poet -- Elsa Wertman -- Hamilton Greene -- Editor Whedon -- Anne Rutlege -- Lucinda Matlock -- Marx the sign painter -- Rhoda Pitkin -- Unknown soldiers/ Edgar Lee Masters -- Luke Havergal -- Supremecy -- Calverly's -- How Annandale went out -- Miniver Cheevy -- The companion -- For a dead lady -- Flammonde -- Cassandra -- John Gorham -- Eros Turannos -- Veteran Sirens -- The mill -- The dark hills -- Tact -- Souvenir -- Firelight -- The new tenants -- Mr. Flood's party -- The sheaves -- Karma -- As it looked then -- Reunion/ Edwin Arlington Robinson -- The listeners -- The song of the mad prince -- A portrait -- Thomas Hardy -- Scholars/ Walter De La Mare -- Mending wall -- After apple-picking -- The wood-pile -- The road not taken -- An old man's winter night -- The oven bird -- Birches -- Putting in the seed -- Range-finding -- The hill wife V. the impulse -- The sound of trees -- The witch of Coos -- Fire and ice -- Stopping by the woods on a snowy evening -- For once, then, something -- To earthward -- The need of being versed in country things -- Spring pools -- Tree at my window -- Acquainted with the night -- The bear -- Two tramps in mud time -- A drumlin woodchuck -- Desert places -- Neither out far nor in deep -- Design -- Provide, provide -- The bearer of evil tidings -- Never again would bird's song be the same -- The subverted flower -- The gift outright -- Directive/ Robert Frost -- Chicago -- Grass -- Cool Tombs -- Gargoyle -- Old timers -- Losers -- Aprons of silence -- The people, yes -- ("The people will live on")/ Carl Sandburg -- The owl -- The path -- When first -- October -- Some eyes condemn -- The green roads -- The gallows -- February afternoon -- The gypsy/ Edward Thomas.
A consecration -- The everlasting mercy -- The lemmings -- The wild geese/ John Masefiled -- Le Monocle de Mon Oncle -- A high-toned old Christian woman -- The emperor of ice cream -- Anecdote of the jar -- Thriteen ways of looking at a blackbird -- The idea of order at Key West -- The man with the blue guitar, I ("the man bent over his guitar") -- Of modern poetry -- To an old philosopher in Rome/ Wallace Stevens -- General William Booth enters into heaven -- Abraham Lincoln walks at midnight -- The congo/ Vachel Lindsay -- What Tomas said in a pub -- Psychometrist -- The rivals -- Deirdre -- The paps of Dana -- A glass of beer-- Egan o Rahilly -- Sarasvati/ James Stephens -- The holy office -- [Through I thy mithridates were] -- [All day I hear the noise of waters] -- [I hear an army charging upon the land] -- Nightpiece -- A memory of the players in a mirror at midnight -- Bahnhofstrasse -- Ecce Puer/ James Joyce -- At the carnival -- The wife-woman/ Ann Spencer -- The ritual -- The prize cat -- The truant/ E.J. Pratt -- Tract -- Queen-Anne's-lace -- The widow's lament in springtime -- The great figure -- Spring and all -- The eyeglasses -- The red whellbarrow -- At the ball game -- Portrait of a lady -- Flowers by the sea -- The yachts -- An elegy for D.H. Lawrence -- The young housewife -- These -- Raleigh was right -- The dance -- Burning the Christmas greens -- To Ford Madox in heaven -- Paterson, Preface -- Book I, the delineaments of the giants, I. ("Paterson lies in the valley ...") -- II. ("They begin!") -- III. ("Thought clambers up") -- Fish/ William Carlos Williams.
The bride -- The enkindled Spring -- Gloire de Dijon -- A youth mowing -- The song of a man who has come through -- Piano -- Tortoise gallantry -- Tortoise shout -- Snake -- How beastly the bourgeois is -- When I went to the circus -- Things men have made -- Don'ts -- The elephant is slow to mate -- Red-herring -- When I read Shakespeare -- Salt of the Earth -- Andraitx-pomegranate flowers -- The deepest sensuality -- Bavarian Gentians -- The ship of death/ D.H. Lawrence -- Ballad of the goodly fere -- Portrait d'une femme -- A virginal -- The return -- The river-merchant's wife: a letter -- A pact -- The rest -- In a station of the metro -- The temperaments -- Homage to sextus propertius, I. ("shades of callimachus, Coan ghosts of Philetas") -- VI. ("When, when, and whenever death closes our eyelids") -- XII. ("Who, who will be the next man to trust his girl to a friend?") -- Hugh Selwyn Mauberley: life and contacts -- Mauberley -- The cantos, I. ("and then went down to the ship") -- II. ("Hang it all, Robert Browning") -- VII. ("Eleanor (she spoiled in a Bristish climate)") -- LXXXI. ("Zeus lies in Ceres' bosom")/ Ezra Pound -- Sea rose -- Heat -- Oread -- Stars wheel in purple -- The walls do not fall, 1. ("An incident here and there") -- 4. ("There is a spell, for instance") -- 5. ("When in the company of the gods") -- 6. ("In me (the worm) clearly") -- 8. ("So we reveal our status")/ H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) -- To his dead body -- "Blighters" -- The rear-guard -- Dreamers -- The fathers -- The investiture -- Repression of war experience -- In the national gallery -- At max gate/ Siegfried Sassoon.
Phenomena -- Shine, persishing republic -- Fawn's foster-mother -- Hurt hawks -- Evening ebb -- Shane O'Neill's cairn -- New Mexican mountain -- A little scraping -- Rock and hawk -- Ave Caesar -- Gray Weather -- The purse-seine -- O lovely rock -- Shiva -- Watch the lights fade -- But I am growing old and indolent/ Robinson Jeffers -- Ballad of Hector in Hades -- Variations on a time theme, III. ("a child in Adam's field I dreamed away") -- IV. ("Now at the road's quick turn") -- VII ("Ransomed from darkness and released in time") -- The mythical journey -- The refugees -- The wheel -- The three mirrors -- The labyrinth -- The absent -- One foot in Eden -- The horses/ Edwin Muir -- Aubade -- Country dance -- Four in the morning -- Still falls in the rain -- The poet laments the coming of old age --The canticle of the rose/ Edith Sitwell -- The fish -- Poetry -- The monkeys -- Critics and connoisseurs -- A grave -- The steeple-Jack -- The pangolin -- What are years? -- He 'digesteth harde yron' -- Spenser's Ireland/ Marianne Moore -- Bells for John Whiteside's daughter -- Here lies a lady -- Judith of Bethulia -- Philomela -- Captain Carpenter -- Piazza piece -- Blue girls -- Janet waking -- Dead boy -- The equilibrists -- Painted head -- Master's in the garden again/ John Crowe Ransom -- The love song of J. Alfred Prufrock -- Whispers of immortality -- Sweeney among the nightingales -- Gerontion -- The waste land -- Ash Wednesday, III ("at the first turning of the second stair") -- Little gidding/ T.S. Elliot -- Senlin: a biography, part II: 2. ("it is morning, Senlin says, and in the morning") -- Priapus and the pool, III. ("When trout swim down great Ormond Street") -- Preludes for memnon, II. ("two coffees in the Espanol, the last") -- LVI ("Rimbaud and Verlaine, precious pair of poets") -- Hatteras calling -- Dear uncle stranger -- Summer -- Herman Melville -- Morning dialogue/ Conrad Aiken.
The tropics in New York -- If we must die -- America -- The harlem dancer -- The white city/ Claude McKay -- First fig -- Recuerdo -- Grown-up -- Dirge without music -- The plum gatherer -- [Love is not all: it is not meat nor drink] -- [Hearing your words, and not a word among them] -- [Oh, sleep forever in the Latmian cave] -- The return -- To a Calvinist in Bali/ Edna St. Vincent Millay -- L'An Trentiesme de Mon Eage -- The end of the world -- Memorial Rain -- You, Andrew Marvell -- Seafarer -- Conquistador -- Prologue -- You also, Gaius Valerius Catullus/ Archibald MacLeish -- The sauchs in the reuch heuch hauch -- I heard Christ sing --Crowdieknowe -- In the pantry -- Cloudburst and soaring moon -- Parley of beasts -- O wha's the bride? -- Harry Semen -- Another epitaph on an army of mercenaries -- British leftish poetry, 1930-40/ Hugh MacDiarmid -- Strange meeting -- Greater love -- Anthem for doomed youth -- Exposure -- The show -- Dulce et decorum est -- Futility -- Disabled -- Mental cases/ Wilfred Owen -- The execution of Cornelius Vane -- The well of life/ Herbert Read -- [All in green went my love riding] -- [O sweet spontaneous] -- [The Cambridge ladies who live in furnished souls] -- [I was sitting in mcsorley's] -- [A man who had fallen among thieves] -- [(Ponder, darling, these busted statues] -- [Come, gaze with me upon this dome] -- [It is so long since my heart has been with yours] -- [I sing of olaf glad and big] -- [Space being (don't forget to remember) curved] -- [Little Joe Gould has lost his teeth and doesn't know where] -- [You shall above all things be glad and young] -- [The way to hump a cow is not] -- [My father moved through dooms of love] -- [A salesman is an it that stinks excuse] -- [Plato told] -- [For prodigal read generous] -- [Why from this her and him] -- [But]/ E.E. Cummings.
Reapers -- November cotton flower -- Georgia dusk -- Her lips are copper wire/ Jean Toomer -- Rocky acres -- The pier-glass -- Children of darkness -- The cool web -- Lost acres -- The legs -- Ogres and Pygmies -- Ulysses -- Down, Wanton, down! -- Sick love -- The devil's advice to story-tellers -- Recalling war -- To Juan at the Winter solstice -- The Persian version -- The blue-fly -- My name and I -- The second-fated/ Robert Graves -- Part 4. King Pellam's launde (lines 1-33) -- Part 7. the five unmistakeable marks (lines 283-413) -- The anathemata, part III. angle-land/ David Jones -- The young woman of Beare -- Night and morning -- Penal law/ Austin Clarke -- Legend -- Black tambourine -- My grandmother's love letters -- Praise for an urn -- Chaplinesque -- Repose of rivers -- Passage -- The wine menagerie -- For the marriage of Faustus and Helen -- At Melville's tomb -- Voyages -- The bridge -- Proem: to Brookyle bridge -- Ave Maria -- The river -- O Carib Isle! -- Royal palm -- To Emily Dickinson -- The broken tower/ Hart Crane -- Mr. Pope -- Ode to the confederate dead -- The subway -- The oath -- The wolves -- Last days of Alice -- Aeneas at Washington -- Sonnets at Christmas/ Allen Tate -- [Darling of Gods and men, beneath the gliding stars] -- The oratava road -- On the fly-leaf of Pound's cantos -- Briggflatts, IV ("grass caught in willow ...")/ Basil Bunting -- The rows of cold trees -- The castel of thorns -- The slow pacific swell -- The grave -- On teaching the young -- John Sutter -- Sir Gawain and the green night -- Time and the garden/ Yvor Winters -- The map of places -- Opening of eyes -- With the face -- Auspice of jewels -- Because of clothes -- The foregiven past/ Laura Riding -- The negro speaks of rivers -- The weary blues -- Brass spittoons -- Fire -- Sylvester's dying bed -- Morning after -- 50-50 -- Madam's past history -- Late last night -- Catch -- Theme for English B/ Langston Hughes.
Not waving but drowning -- Was he married? -- Was it not curious? -- Admire cranmer! -- Exeat -- To carry the child/ Stevie Smith -- Yet so I marvel -- Incident -- Heritage/ Countee Cullen -- The scorpian -- The widow's plot: or, she got what was coming to her -- Father and son: 1939 -- In the snake park/ William Plomer -- [Tall and singularly dark you pass among the breakers] -- [Ask of the sun] -- [In Arizona] -- [For you I have emptied the meaning] -- Catullus viii -- Light, 2 ("a house where every") -- 4 ("These are not my sentiments")/ Louis Zukofsky -- The groundhog -- "Mysticism has not the patience to wait for God's revelation" -- The fury of aerial bombardment -- Analogue of untiy in multeity -- Kaire -- A New England bachelor/ Richard Eberhart -- Do not expect again -- Two songs -- Reconciliation -- The double vision -- Almost human -- Sheepdog trials in Hyde Park/ Cecil Day Lewis -- Tinker's wife -- Inniskeen Road: July evening -- The great hunger, I ("clay is the word and clay is the flesh") -- Canal bank walk -- Come dance with Kitty Stobling -- In memory of my mother -- Prelude -- I had a future -- Lecture hall/ Patrick Kavanagh -- History -- revelation -- Bearded oaks -- Mexico is a foreign country: four studies in naturalism, IV. the mango on the mango tree -- Promises, VIII. founding fathers, nineteenth-century style, southeast U.S.A -- Notes on a life to be lived, II. small white house -- III. Blow, west wind -- X. Ways of day, penological study: southern exposure, 3. wet hair: if now his mother should come/ Robert Penn Warren -- Father and son -- The last picnic -- The war against the trees -- A spark of Laurel -- River road/ Stanley Kunitz.
Vitamins and roughage -- Lyell's hypothesis again -- The great canzon -- The bad old days -- Proust's Madeleine -- The wheel revolves/ Kenneth Rexroth -- The arrest of Oscar Wilde at the Cadogan Hotel -- An incident in the early life of Ebenezer Jones, poet 1828 -- On a portrait of a deaf man/ John Betjeman -- Whoroscope -- Enueg II -- What would I do without this world faceless incurious/ Samuel Beckett -- Ballad of the three coins -- Waterfalls -- A true picture restored/ Vernon Watkins -- To an old lady -- Villanelle -- Legal fiction -- This last pain -- Bacchus -- Ignorance of death -- Missing dates/ William Empson -- The letter -- Prologue -- The wanderer -- Our hunting fathers -- Who's who -- [Fish in the unruffled lakes] -- Lullaby -- Mus'ee des beaux arts] -- Our bias -- In memory of W.B. Yeats -- New Year letter (lines 1651-84) -- In praise of limestone/ W.H. Auden -- Fall in -- Foresight -- Vaudeville -- Das Schloss -- Bath/ Lincoln Kirstein -- Open house -- "Long live the weeds" -- Epidermal macabre -- Cuttings -- Cuttings (later) -- My papa's waltz -- Dolor -- The minimal -- Four for Sir John Davies -- The waking -- Frau Bauman, Frau Schmidt, and Frau Schwartze -- Words for the wind -- I knew a woman -- The exorcism -- The young girl -- Wish for a young wife -- The chums -- Heard in a violent ward -- In a dark time/ Theodore Roethke -- The bed -- Observation car -- The lingam and the yoni -- Imperial Adam/ A.D. Hope -- Wolves -- Snow -- Nature morte -- An eclogue for Christmas -- Bagpipe music -- Carrickfergus -- The sunlight on the garden -- Brother fire -- The libertine -- Mahabalipuram -- Variation on Heraclitus -- Bad dream -- This is the life/ Louis MacNeice -- I have seen the black hands -- Between the world and me -- Four haiku/ Richard Wright -- The funeral -- Icarus -- Rough -- What I expected -- The express -- The landscape near an aerodrome -- The pylons -- Not palaces -- Perhaps -- Hoelderlin's old age -- The coward -- Polar exploration -- One more new botched beginning/ Stephen Spender.
The swan -- Christ walking on the water -- Armagh/ W.R. Rodgers -- The maximus poems, I. Maximus of Gloucester, to you -- Maximus, to Gloucester (letter 2) -- The songs of Maximus, 1. ("colored pictures") -- 2. ("all") -- A newly discovered 'homeric' hymn -- Variations done for Gerald Van De Wiele/ Charles Olson -- The man-moth -- The unbeliever -- The monument -- The fish -- Over 2000 illustrations and a complete cononcordance -- Brazil, January 1, 1502 -- The armadillo -- Some dreams they forgot/ Elizabeth Bishop -- On inhabiting an orange -- Made shine -- Preliminary to classroom lecture -- So graven -- Gypsy -- Forecast -- Bounty -- Belief -- Reason -- Tally -- [The entrepreneur chicken shed his tail feathers, surplus] -- [As difference blends into identity]/ Josephine Miles -- The phoenix -- The chase -- To the reader -- Elegy for a cricket -- For a college yearbook -- The aged lover discourses in the flat style -- To what strangers, what welcome , I ("I drive westward. tumble and loco weed")/ J.V. Cunningham -- Death -- The barber -- The giraffes -- Shore leave lorry -- Crustaceans -- Autobiography of a lungworm/ Roy Fuller -- Year's end -- The raid -- What birds were there/ Brother Antoninus -- The dome of Sunday -- The fly -- Poet -- V-letter -- The alphabet -- Lower the standard: that's my motto/ Karl Shapiro -- The ballad of Sue Ellen Westerfield -- Witch doctor -- Those winter Sundays -- Middle passage -- "Mystery boy' looks for kin in nashville"/ Robert Hayden -- In the naked bed, in Plato's cave -- Far rockaway -- For the one who would take man's life in his hands -- Dogs are Shakespearean, children are strangers -- The heavy bear who goes with me -- The winter twilight, glowing black and gold -- The mind is an ancient and famous capital/ Delmore Schwartz.
Roses and revolutions -- A different image -- Ballad of Birmingham -- Booker T. and W.E.B. -- Old Witherington -- George -- Pacific epitaphs, New Georgia -- Palawan -- Espiritu Santu -- Bougainville -- Vella vella -- Borneo/ Dudley Randall -- Midnight -- Robinson -- River song -- Round -- A distance from the sea/ Weldon Kees -- 90 north -- The death of the ball turret gunner -- Eighth air force -- A girl in a library -- A game at Salzburg -- Next day -- Woman -- Thinking of the lost world/ Randall Jarrell -- The ball poem -- Homage to mistress Bradstreet (lines 1-32, 137-176) -- A professor's song -- The dream songs, 14 ("Life, friends is boring. we must not say so") -- 16 ("Henry's pelt was put on sundry walls") -- 75 ("Turning it over, considering, like a madman") -- 76 Henry's confession -- 149 ("The world is gradually becoming a place") -- 312 ("I have moved to Dublin to have it out with you") -- Sonnet 25 -- Of suicide -- Henry's understanding/ John Berryman -- The force that through the green fuse drives the flower -- The hand that signed the paper -- And death shall have no dominion -- Altarwise by owl-light, I. ("altarwise by owl-light in the half-way house") -- II. ("Death is all metaphors, shape in one history") -- V. ("And from the windy west came two- gunned Gabriel") -- VIII. ("This was the crucifixion on the mountain") -- IX. ("From the oracular archives and the parchment") -- X. ("Let the tale's sailor from a Christian voyage") -- When all my five and country senses see -- 'If my head hurt a hair's foot' -- Twenty-four years -- A refusal to mourn the death, by fire, of a child in London -- In my craft or sullen art -- Fern hill -- Do not go gentle into that good night/ Dylan Thomas.
Hotel Paradiso e commerciale -- Roethke plain -- John without heaven/ John Malcolm Brinnin -- This narrow stage -- The fire at Alexandria -- The web -- Clothes maketh the man -- The ultimate antientropy -- A sow's ear/ Theodore Weiss -- Colloquy in black rock -- The quaker graveyard in Nantucket -- As a plane tree by the water -- After the suprising conversions -- Falling asleep over the aeneid -- To Delmore Schwartz -- Sailing home from Rapallo -- "To speak of woe that is in marriage" -- Skunk hour -- For the union dead -- The old flame -- Alfred Corning Clark -- T.S. Eliot -- Ezra Pound -- Robert Frost -- The picture/ Robert Lowell -- A song in the front yard -- Sadie and Maud -- Of De Witt Williams on his way to Lincoln Cemetary -- The vacant lot -- The lovers of the poor -- A penitent considers another coming of Mary -- Of Robert Frost -- Boy breaking glass -- The blackstone rangers/ Gwendolyn Brooks -- The rokeby Venus -- By rail through Istria -- Near the death of Ovid -- Art and civilization/ Robert Conquest -- Tennis -- The two selves -- For tinkers who travel on foot/ Margaret Avison -- Girl -- Dead seal/ A.W. Purdy -- An African elegy -- The ballad of Mrs. Noah -- Poetry, a natural thing -- At Christmas -- Persephone -- Passage over water -- What I saw/ Robert Duncan -- To the thoughtful reader -- Traveling boy -- On falling asleep by firelight -- Bachelor -- Battle problem -- The couple overhead -- Consequences -- Last things/ William Meredith -- [In Goya's greatest scenes we seem to see] -- [Sometime during eternity] -- [In golden gate park that day] -- [Frightened]/ Lawrence Ferlinghetti -- As a great prince -- Tete-a-tete -- Now, my usefeullness over -- November through a giant copper beech -- Some knots/ Edwin Honig -- An invocation to the goddness -- Monologue of a deaf man -- Kleomedes -- Grasmere sonnets/ David Wright -- The brief journey west -- The scales of the eyes, XII ("in the water cave, below the root") -- I only am escaped alone to tell thee -- The goose fish -- The sparrow in the zoo -- Brainstorm -- The icehouse in summer -- Make love not war -- Style -- The May day dancing/ Howard Nemerov.
Cigales -- The pardon -- Epistemology -- Grasse: the olive trees -- Still, citizen sparrow -- The death of a toad -- Ceremony -- "A world without objects is a sensible emptiness -- Love calls us to things of this world -- Pangloss's song -- A hole in the floor -- Playboy/ Richard Wilbur -- A dream of fair women -- Against Romanticism -- An ever-fixed mark/ Kingsley Amis -- [So through that unripe day you bore your head] -- Church going -- Myxomatosis -- Toads -- Faith healing -- The whitsun weddings -- Sunny prestatyn -- Dockery and sun -- [Waiting for breakfast, while she brushed her hair]/ Philip Larkin -- La condition botanique -- Birdwatchers of America -- "More light! more light!" -- "It out-herods herod. pray you avoid it"/ Anthony Hecht -- The performance -- The heaven of animals -- Chenille -- Buckdancer's choice -- The sheep child/ James Dickey -- Love song: I and thou -- Poem ("the person who can do") -- Funeral oration for a mouse -- How we heard the name -- Tribute to Kafka for someone taken -- For masturbation -- Fabrication of ancestors -- Plague of dead sharks -- Let heroes account to love -- Elegy for a Puritan conscience -- On rape unattempted -- A trial/ Alan Dugan -- The man who married Magdalene -- The green shepherd -- In California -- The morning light -- A story about chicken soup -- The troika -- My father in the night commanding no -- American poetry -- After midnight/ Louis Simpson -- Portrait of a marriage -- The second coming -- The victim of aulis -- Duality/ Dannie Abse.
Everything that is acts is actual -- The third dimension -- Pleasures -- February evening in New York -- The dog of art -- Illustrious ancestors -- Matins -- Song for Ishtar -- Losing track -- The ache of marriage -- Shalom -- The novel/ Denise Levertov -- December -- Sorting, wrapping, packing, stuffing -- A head -- Quick, Henry, the flit!/ James Schuyler -- Mending sump -- Geography -- Fresh air -- You were wearing -- Sleeping with women/ Kenneth Kock -- The campus on the hill -- These trees stand ... -- April inventory -- Heart's needle, 8 ("I thunped on you the best I could") -- Planting a Magnolia/ W.D. Snodgrass -- So I said I am Ezra -- Coon song -- Corsons inlet -- He held radical light -- Working with tools -- Conserving the magnitude of uselessness -- Plunder -- The city limits -- The arc inside and out/ A.R. Ammons -- A timepiece -- About the phoenix -- Another angel -- The broken home -- The mad scene -- Part of the vigil/ James Merrill -- The innocence -- The whip -- Naughty boy -- A wicker basket -- If you -- Somewhere -- The door -- The hill -- For fear -- The window -- "I keep to myself such measures ..." -- The world/ Robert Creeley -- Howl, I. ("I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness ...") -- America -- The night-apple -- My alba -- On Burroughs' work -- My sad self -- Death news -- Last night in Calcutta/ Allen Ginsberg -- Poem ("the eager note on my door said 'call me') -- Poem ("at night chinamen jump") -- To the film industry in crisis -- Chez Jane -- The day lady died -- Rhapsody -- Why I am not a painter -- Les luths -- Should we legalize abortion?/ Frank O'Hara -- Plaza real with palmtrees -- Clickety-clack -- Good morning love! -- Sunflower rock/ Paul Blackburn -- Waking from sleep -- Poem against the rich -- The clear air of October -- Johnson's cabinet watched by ants -- Romans angry about the inner world -- Come with me -- The great society -- Asian peace offers rejected without publication -- Evolution from the fish -- When the dumb speak / Robert Bly.
Fiascherino -- On the hall at stowey -- Mr. Brodsky -- At Barstow -- Two views of two ghost towns -- Swimming Chenango Lake/ Charles Tomlinson -- The instruction manual -- The tennis court oath -- "How much longer will I be able to inhabit the divine sepulchre ..." -- Rivers and mountains/ John Ashbery -- Dictum: for a masque of deluge -- Leviathan -- Plea for a captive -- The drunk in the furnace -- Home for Thanksgiving -- The last one -- The child -- Footprints on the glacier/ W.S. Merwin -- Two poems about President Harding -- A blessing -- The Minneapolis poem -- Three sentences for a dead swan/ James Wright -- To a child trapped in a barber shop -- The midget -- Animals are passing from our lives -- They feed they lion/ Philip Levine -- Chrysalides -- First light -- Westland row -- Je t'adore -- Mirror in February/ Thomas Kinsella -- "Portrait de femme" -- The no-light -- The pripet marshes/ Irving Feldman -- Unknown girl in the maternity ward -- Lullaby -- The truth the dead know -- All my pretty ones -- The starry night -- Woman with girdle -- Crossing the Atlantic -- Wanting to die/ Anne Sexton -- Oystering -- 1915 -- Lapsus linguae/ Richard Howard -- From Gloucetser out -- Eugene Delacroix says -- A morning to remember or, E Pluribus Unum -- Gunslinger, book I (lines 1-105)/ Edward Dorn -- Ideal landscape -- Necessities of life -- Orion -- Leaflets -- Planetarium -- I dream i'm the death of Orpheus -- A valediction forbidding mourning -- Diving into the wreck/ Adrienne Rich.
The annihilation of nothing -- Innocence -- The Byrnies -- Elegy on the dust -- In the tank -- Moly/ Thom Gunn -- The great bear -- The altarpiece finished -- Hobbes -- Helicon/ John Hollander -- A far cry from Africa -- Pocomania -- Crusoe's Island -- Codicil -- Moon/ Derek Walcott -- The vestal lady on brattle -- You, whose mother's lover was grass -- Vision of Rotterdam -- The last warmth of Arnold -- The mad yak -- Poets hitchhiking on the highway -- Marriage -- Dream of a baseball star -- Dear girl/ Gregory Corso -- The Elwha river -- A walk -- A heifer clambers up -- Four poems for Robin -- The snow on Saddle Mountain -- Meeting the mountians/ Gary Snyder -- The horses -- The thought-fox -- An otter -- Thistles -- Ludwig's death mask -- Second glance at a Jaguar -- Wino -- Stations -- Theology -- Gnat-Psalm -- Wodwo -- Crow's first lesson/ Ted Hughes -- Death of a son -- Furnished lives -- The shirt -- Light -- Respectabilities -- Lilies of the valley -- Reclaimed area/ Jon SIlkin -- Bedtime story -- The suicides -- Bats -- Marshall/ George MacBeth -- In memory of Jane Fraser -- Requiem for the plantagenet kings -- Picture of a nativity -- Ovid in the third reich -- The imaginative life/ Geoffrey Hill -- The colossus -- Lady Lazarus -- Elm -- Poppies in October -- Ariel -- Daddy -- Fever 103 -- Blackberrying/ Sylvia Plath -- Hard rock returns to prison from the hospital for the criminal insane -- Haiku -- 2 poems for black relocation centers/ Etheridge Knight -- Eating poetry -- The marriage -- Keeping things whole -- The door -- Letter -- "The dreadful has already happened"/ Mark Strand.
Gift -- The only tourist in Havana turns his thoughts homeward -- For E.J.P. -- Queen Victoria and me -- You do not have to love me/ Leonard Cohen -- For Hettie -- Balboa, the entertainer -- Political poem -- A poem for speculative hipsters -- Three modes of history and culture -- Legacy -- The new world -- Incident -- Evil nigger waits for speculative hipsters -- Three modes of history and culture -- Legacy -- The new world -- Incident -- Evil nigger waits for lightnin' -- Babylon revisited/ Imamu Amiri Baraka -- Real life -- The sonnets, LXXXII ("my dream a drink with Lonnie Johnson we discuss the code of the west") -- Living with Chris -- Things to do in New York (City)/ Ted Berrigen -- Goose -- Niagara -- Domestic-duties/ Richard Emil Braun -- Here and there -- Letter to a friend -- A true confession -- A poem about poems about Vietnam -- A letter from Berlin/ Jon Stallworthy -- Page from a diary -- The father -- Professor Kelleher and the Charles River -- [A mad male-hearted woman in a prouder age] -- The poet loves from afar/ Desmond O'Grady -- Bluebeard's wife -- An English elegy -- Untitled/ Daryl Hine -- Construction #13 -- Dr. Potatohead talks to mothers -- Eat' em up Smith tells all in South Africa -- What Maisie know she don't want no/ anger game at Shinkolobwe/ Judith Johnson Sherwin -- Sestina from the home gardener -- The father of my country -- Greed, part 4, the turtle -- You, letting the trees stand as my betrayer/ Diane Wakoski -- Goodbat nightman -- 40-love -- The newly pressed suit -- P.C. plod versus the Dale St. dog strangler/ Roger McGough -- Sketch for a job application blank -- Fair/ boy Christian takes a break -- Trader -- Ghazals, XXI ("he sings from the bottom of a well ...") -- XLIX ("after the 'invitaion' by the preacher she collapsed ...")/ Jim Harrison -- Pretending not to sleep -- The recruits -- Complaint -- Now and then/ Ian Hamilton.
Santa Claus -- John Nobody -- Letter to my mother/ Dom Moraes -- Waterfall -- Docker -- Gravities -- In small townlands -- The outlaw/ Seamus Heaney -- Gwendolyn Brooks -- But he was cool or: he even stopped for green lights -- A poem to complement other poems -- Man thinking about woman/ Don L. Lee -- Nikki-Rosa -- Woman poem -- Kidnap poem -- Ego trippping/ Nikki Giovanni -- The square at dawn -- Pity ascending with the fog -- Stray animals -- The blue booby -- It's not the heat so much as the humidity -- Little yellow leaf -- $tThe wheelchair butterfly /$rJames Tate.
Authors: O'Clair, Robert, (joint comp.).
Citation: Ellmann, Richard. "The Norton anthology of modern poetry." New York : Norton, 1973.
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