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The Broadview Anthology of Poetry - First Edition 

The Broadview Anthology of Poetry - First Edition

Edited by: Amanda Goldrick-Jones & Herbert Rosengarten

Publication Date: January 01, 1993
964pp • Paperback
ISBN: 9781551110066 / 1551110067

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"The purpose of The Broadview Anthology of Poetry is to present a wide range of poetry written in English. [Though the poems are arranged chronologically], we have compiled not a historical survey, but rather a collection of poems that represent a variety of times, places and English-speaking cultures. Our selection process was guided by a wish to combine works long accepted as part of the English-language ‘canon’ with material not always well represented in anthologies—such as, most notably, the poetry of women since the seventeenth century...

"Another notion implicit in the framing of this anthology is that English-language poetry has dramatically expanded within the last century. Writers in Australia and New Zealand, Canada, India, Africa and the Caribbean all hold in common with writers in Britain and the United States an English-Language tradition that helped to shape their history and their institutions, and that laid the groundwork for new writings...

"In trying to include as wide a selection as possible of representative work…we have had to leave out several well-known long poems. In almost all cases, however, we have chosen to represent a poet by several poems, inviting readers to take a broader view of a given writer’s work and ways of thinking." - from the Preface

Comments:

"In reconsidering the canon of English language poetry, the editors have been as creative as they are generous. This is a lively anthology—it shows views where previous anthologies hadn't planned for windows." - David Shevin, Tiffin University

Special Combination Price: Please note that a special discount price is available when this book is ordered shrinkwrapped with any two Broadview Editions

Herbert Rosengarten, Professor and Head of the English Department at the University of British Columbia, is the author or editor of many other books, including (with Jane Flick) The Broadview Reader.

Amanda Goldrick-Jones, Assistant Professor in the Centre for Academic Writing at the University of Winnipeg, has presented numerous papers on rhetoric, the teaching of writing and literature, and woman’s writing; this is her first book.

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GEOFFREY CHAUCER

from: The Canterbury Tales (1387?) 1

ENGLISH BALLADS

Lord Rendal (c.1400-1500) 3

Sir Patrick Spens (c.1400-1500) 4

Barbara Allan (c.1400-1500) 8

SIR THOMAS WYATT

The longe love, that in my thought doeth harbar (1557) 10

Who so list to hounte I knoiv where is an hynde (1557) 10

Ffarewell, love, and all thy lawes for ever; (1557) 11

They fie from me that sometyme did me seke (1557) 11

Blame not my lute, for he must sownd (1557) 12

HENRY HOWARD, EARL OF SURREY

The Soote Season (1557) 14

Love, That Doth Reign and Live Within My Thought (1557) 14

SIR WATER RALEGH

The Nimphs reply to the Sheepheard (c.1600) 15

Three thinges there bee that prosper up apace (c.1610) 16

EDMUND SPENSER

from: Amoretti

Sonnet XXXVII (1595) 17

Sonnet LXXV (1595) 17

Sonnet LXXIX (1595) 18

Sonnet LXXXI (1595) 18

Prothalamion (1595) 19

LADY MARY WROTH

from: Pamphilia to Amphilanthus

When Night's Black Mantle Could Most Darkness Prove (1621) 25

Faulce hope which feeds butt to destroy, and spill (1621) 25

Love a child is ever criing (1621) 26

SIR PHILIP SIDNEY

from: Astrophil and Stella (1598) 27

Leave me 6 Love, which reachest but to dust (1598) 29

CHRISTOPHER MARLOWE

The Passionate Sheepheard to his Love (1600) 30

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

Sonnet 18 (1609) 31

Sonnet 29 (1609) 31

Sonnet 30 (1609) 31

Sonnet 55 (1609) 32

Sonnet 73 (1609) 32

Sonnet 106 (1609) 33

Sonnet 116 (1609) 33

Sonnet 129 (1609) 33

Sonnet 130 (1609) 34

Sonnet 146 (1609) 34

Fear no more the heat o' th' sun, (1609) 35

O mistress mine, where are you roaming? (1599?-1600) 36

THOMAS CAMPION

My Sweetest Lesbia (1601) 37

When Thou Must Home (1601) 37

There is a Garden in her face. (1617) 38

JOHN DONNE

The Good-Morrow (1633) 39

The Sunne Rising (1633) 39

The Canonization (1633) 40

The Flea (1633) 41

A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning (1633) 42

The Extasie (1633) 43

Holy Sonnets (1633) 45

Goodfriday, 1613. Riding Westward (1633) 46

BEN JONSON

On my first Sonne (1616) 48

Inviting a friend to supper (1616) 48

Song. To Celia (1616) 49

A Hymne to God the Father (1640) 50

To the Memory of my Beloved, the Author, Mr. 'William Shakespeare:

and what he hath left us (1623) 51

ROBERT HERRICK

Corinna's going a Maying (1648) 53

Delight in Disorder (1648) 54

Upon Julia's Clothes (1648) 55

To the Virgins, to make much of Time. (1648) 55

To Blossoms (1648) 55

GEORGE HERBERT

Easter Wings (1633) 57

Prayer (I) (1633) 57

Jordan (1) (1633) 58

The Flower (1633) 58

The Collar (1633) 60

The Pulley (1633) 61

JOHN MILTON

Lycidas (1638) 62

On Shakespeare (1632) 67

How Soon Hath Time (1645) 67

On the Late Massacre in Piemont (1673) 68

When I Consider How My Light Is Spent (1673) 68

Methought I Saw My Late Espoused Saint (1673) 69

from: Paradise Lost: Book I (1667) 69

ANNE BRADSTREET

The Prologue (1650) 73

The Author to Her Book (1678) 74

Before the Birth of One of Her Children (1678) 75

To My Dear and Loving Husband (1678) 76

A Letter to Her Husband, Absent Upon Public Enployment (1678) 76

Upon the Burning of Our House July Wth, 1666. (1867?) 77

ANDREW MARVELL

The Coronet (1681) 79

A Dialogue between the Soul and Body (1681) 79

To his Coy Mistress (1681) 81

The Definition of Love (1681) 82

The Garden (1681) 83

MARGARET CAVENDISH, DUCHESS OF NEWCASTLE

The Poetresses Petition (1653) 86

Natures Cook (1653) 86

A Woman drest by Age (1653) 87

KATHERINE PHILIPS

A marryd state affords but little Ease (c.1667) 88

L'Amitie: To Mrs M. Awbrey (1664) 88

friendship's Mysterys: to my dearest Lucasia (1667?) 89

JOHN DRYDEN

To the Memory of Mr. Oldbam (1684) 91

To the Pious Memory of the Accomplisht Young Lady Mrs. Anne

Killigrew, Excellent in the two Sister-Arts of Poesie, and Painting.

An ODE (1686) 92

from: Absalom and Achitophel (1681) 97

APHRA BEHN

Love in fantastick Triumph sat (1684) 101

To Alexis in Answer to his Poem against fruition. Ode. (1688) 101

The Disappointment (1684) 102

LADY MARY CHUDLEIGH

To the Ladies (1703) 107

The Resolve (1703) 107

ANNE FINCH, COUNTESS OF WINCHILSEA

The Introduction (1689?) 109

A Nocturnal Reverie (1713) 110

The Unequal Fetters (1713) 112

JONATHAN SWIFT

A Description of the Morning (1710?) 113

A Description of a City Shower (1710) 113

ALEXANDER POPE

from: An Essay on Criticism (1711) 116

from: The Rape of the Lock (1714) 121

LADY WORTLEY MONTAGU

The Resolve (1747?) 125

from: Six Town Eclogues (1747) 125

from: Verses Addressed to the Imitator of the First Satire of the

Second Book of Horace (1733) 128

THOMAS GRAY

Ode on the Death of a favourite Cat, Drowned in a Tub of Gold

Fishes (1748) 130

Elegy Written in a Country Church-Yard (1751) 131

Sonnet on the Death of Richard West (1775) 135

CHRISTOPHER SMART

from: Jubilate Agno (fragment B) (1759-63, 1939) 136

MARY LEAPOR

Strephon to Celia. A Modern Love-Letter (1748) 139

An Essay on Woman (1748) 140

The Epistle of Deborah Dough (1748) 141

WILLIAM COWPER

On The Death of Mrs. Throckmorton's Bulfinch (1788) 144

The Poplar-Field (1785) 145

from: The Task: Book II (1785) 146

The Cast-Away (1.803) 148

ANNA LAETITIA BARBAULD

The Mouse's Petition to Dr. Priestley (1825?) 150

The Rights of Woman (1825) 151

Washing-Day (1825) 152

WILLIAM BLAKE

How sweet I roam'd from field to field (1783) 155

from: Songs of Innocence

The Lamb (1789) 155

The Chimney Sweeper (1789) 156

Holy Thursday (1789) 156

from: Songs of Experience

London (1794) 157

The Tyger (1794) 157

The Sick Rose (1794) 158

The Chimney-Sweeper (1794) 158

Holy Thursday (1794) 159

from: Milton (1804-10) 159

ROBERT BURNS

To a Louse (1786) 160

Holy Willie's Prayer (1785) 161

The Banks O Doon (1792) 164

A Red, Red Rose (1796) 165

WILLIAM WORDSWORTH

Lines Composed a few miles above Tintern Abbey (1798) 166

Strange fits of passion have 1 known (1800) 169

She dwelt among the untrodden ways (1800) 170

I travelled among unknown men (1807) 170

Three years she grew in sun and shower (1800) 171

A slumber did my spirit seal (1800) 172

Composed Upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802 (1807) 172

It is a beauteous evening, calm and free (1807) 173

London, 1802 (1807) 173

Nuns fret not at their convent's narrow room (1807) 173

Ode: Intimations of Immortality (1807) 174

SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE

Kubla Khan (1816) 180

Frost At Midnight (1798) 181

Dejection: An Ode (1817) 183

GEORGE GORDON, LORD BYRON

She Walks In Beauty (1815) 187

So We'll Go No More A-Roving (1836) 187

Stanzas written on the road between Florence and Pisa (1830) 188

from: Childe Harold's Pilgrimage (1816) 188

The Prisoner of Chilian (1816) 191

On This Day I Complete My Thirty-sixth Year (1824) 200

from: Don Juan (1824) 202

PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY

Mont Blanc (1816) 208

Ozymandias (1816) 211

Sonnet: England in 1819 (1839) 212

Ode to the West Wind (1820) 212

The Cloud (1820) 214

To a Skylark (1820) 217

JOHN KEATS

On First Looking into Chapman's Homer (1816) 220

When I have fears that I may cease to be (1848) 220

If by dull rhymes our English must be chain'd (1836) 221

La Belle Dame sans Merci (1820) 221

Ode to a Nightingale (1820) 223

Ode to a Grecian Urn (1820) 226

Ode on Melancholy (1820) 227

To Autumn (1820) 228

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

The Snow-Storm (1847) 230

Blight (1847) 231

Terminus (1867) 232

ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING

from: Sonnets from the Portuguese

Sonnet XXII (1850) 234

Sonnet XL/// (1850) 234

A Musical Instrument (1862) 235

from: Aurora Leigh: Book I (1857) 236

from: Aurora Leigh: Book V (1857) 238

HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW

The Tide Rises, the Tide Falls (1880) 241

Snow-Flakes (1863) 241

In the Churchyard at Cambridge (1858) 242

My Lost Youth (1858) 242

Divina Commedia (1867) 245

EDGAR ALLAN POE

The City in the Sea (1831) 248

Dream-Land (1845) 249

The Sleeper (1831) 251

The Haunted Palace (1845) 252

To Helen (1845) 253

ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON

The Lady of Shalott (1842) 255

The Lotos-Eaters (1842) 259

Ulysses (1842) 264

Break, Break, Break (1842) 266

from: In Memoriam A. H. H. (1850) 267

Crossing the Ear (1889) 273

ROBERT BROWNING

Porphyria's Lover (1842) 274

Soliloquy of the Spanish Cloister (1842) 275

My Last Duchess (1842) 278

The Bishop Orders His Tomb at Saint Praxed's Church (1845) 279

Fra Lippo Lippi (1855) 283

EMILY BRONTE

The Old Stoic (1841) 292

Shall Earth no more inspire thee (1841?) 292

Remembrance (1846) 293

No Coward Soul (1846) 294

Often rebuked, yet always back returning (1850) 295

ARTHUR HUGH CLOUGH

The Latest Decalogue (1862) 296

Say not the struggle nought availeth (1862) 296

from: Dipsychus (1865) 297

WALT WHITMAN

from: Song of Myself (1.881) 298

When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer (1865) 300

Vigil Strange I Kept on the Field One Night (1867) 300

Cavalry Crossing a Ford (1871) 301

A Noiseless Patient Spider (1881) 301

To a Locomotive in Winter (1881) 302

HERMAN MELVILLE

The House-top (1866) 303

The Maldive Shark (1888) 304

Art (1891) 304

MATTHEW ARNOLD

Shakespeare (1849) 305

Isolation. To Marguerite (1857) 305

To Marguerite - Continued (1852) 306

Dover Beach (1867) 307

The Buried Life (1867) 308

DANTE GABRIEL ROSSETTI

The Blessed Damozel (1870?) 311

The Card-dealer 314

from: The House of Life

Sonnet (1881) 316

Silent Noon (1881) 316

A Superscription (1881) 317

The One Hope (1881) 317

EMILY DICKINSON

214:1 taste a liquor never brewed (1861) 318

241:1 like a look of Agony (c.1861) 318

258: There's a certain Slant of light (1890) 318

303: The Soul selects her own Society (1890) 319

341: After great pain, a formal feeling comes (1929) 319

449:1 died for Beauty (1890) 320

465:1 heard a Fly buzz- when I died (1896) 320

5S5:1 like to see it lap the Miles (1891) 321

712: Because 1 could not stop for Death (1890) 321

986: A narrow Fellow in the Grass (1866) 322

1227: My triumph lasted till the Drums (1935) 322

CHRISTINA GEORGINA ROSSETTI

Goblin Market (1862) 324

LEWIS CARROLL

Jabberwocky (1871) 337

The White Knight's Song (1871) 338

THOMAS HARDY

Hap (1898) 341

Nature's Questioning (1898) 341

Drummer Hodge (1902) 342

The Darkling Thrush (1901) 343

The Convergence of the Twain (1914) 344

Channel Firing (1914) 345

In Time of 'The Breaking of Nations' (1917) 346

Transformations (1917) 347

GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS

God's Grandeur (1918) 348

Spring (1918) 348

The Windhover (1918) 349

Pied Beauty (1918) 349

Spring and Fall (1918) 350

/ wake and feel the fell of dark, not day. (1918) 350

No worst, there is none (1918) 350

Carrion Comfort (1918) 351

Thou art indeed just, Lord (1918) 352

ISABELLA VALANCY CRAWFORD

The Camp of Souls (1905) 353

The Dark Stag (1883) 355

The City Tree (1880) 356

A. E. HOUSMAN

Loveliest of trees, the cherry now (1896) 358

To an Athlete Dying Young (1896) 358

Is my team ploughing (1896) 359

On Wenlock Edge the wood's in trouble (1896) 360

Terence, this is stupid stuff (1896) 360

The chestnut casts his flambeaux (1922) 362

The night is freezing fast (1922) 363

CHARLES G. D. ROBERTS

Tantramar Revisited (1883) 364

The Potato Harvest (1886) 365

The Solitary Woodsman (1897) 366

The Sower (1884) 367

The Winter Fields (1890) 368

The Skater (1901) 368

BLISS CARMAN

Vestigia (1923?) 370

Low Tide on Grand Pre (1893) 370

A Northern Vigil (1905) 372

The Eavesdropper (1905) 374

The World Voice (1921) 375

ARCHIBALD LAMPMAN

The Frogs (1925) 376

Heat (1888) 378

Morning on the Lievre (1925) 379

The City of the End of Things (1899) 380

Winter Evening (1899) 382

DUNCAN CAMPBELL SCOTT

The Onondaga Madonna (1898) 383

Watkwenies (1898) 383

On The Way To The Mission (1905) 384

The Forsaken (1905) 385

At Gull Lake: August, 1810 (1935) 387

RUDYARD KIPLING

Cities and Thrones and Powers (1906) 391

The Way through the Woods (1910) 391

Recessional (1899) 392

The Hyaenas (1919) 393

WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS

The Sorroiv of Love (1892) 395

When You Are Old (1892) 395

Easter 1916 (1920) 396

An Irish Airman Foresees His Death (1919) 398

The Second Coming (1921) 398

A Prayer For My Daughter (1921) 399

Leda and the Swan (1928) 401

Sailing to Byzantium (1927) 401

Among School Children (1927) 402

Lapis Lazuli (1.938) 405

The Circus Animals' Desertion (1939) 406

ROBERT FROST

Mending Wall (1914) 408

After Apple-Picking. (1914) 409

The Road Not Taken (1916) 409

Birches (1916) 410

Fire and Ice (1923) 41.1.

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening (1923) 412

Acquainted with the Night (1928) 412

Desert Places (1936) 413

Neither Out Par Nor In Deep (1936) 413

Design (1936) 414

The Silken Tent (1942) 414

ROBERT SERVICE

The Shooting of Dan Mcgrew (1907) 415

Only a Boche (1916) 417

WALLACE STEVENS

The Emperor of Ice-Cream (1931) 420

Anecdote of the Jar (1931) 420

Thirteen 'Ways of Looking at a Blackbird (1931) 421

The Idea of Order at Key West (1936) 423

The Motive for Metaphor (1947) 424

E. J. PRATT

The Shark (1923) 426

From Stone to Steel (1932) 426

The Prize Cat (1937) 427

The Highway (1932) 428

from: Towards the Last Spike (1952) 429

WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS

The Red Wheelbarrow (1923) 432

Queen-Anne's-Lace (1921) 432

This Is Just To Say (1934) 433

At the Ball Game (1923) 433

The Yachts (1935) 434

The Dance (1944) 435

Landscape With The Fall of Icarus (1962) 436

D. H. LAWRENCE

Piano (1918) 437

Snake (1923) 437

How Beastly the Bourgeois Is (1.929) 439

Bavarian Gentians (1923) 440

After The Opera (1919) 441

The Ship of Death (1932) 441

EZRA POUND

Portrait d'une Eemme (1912) 445

The River-Merchant's Wife: A Letter (1915) 445

In a Station of the Metro (1916) 446

Commission (1916) 446

The Garden (1916) 447

Canto I (1925) 448

SIEGFRIED SASSOON

A Night Attack (1918) 451

Conscripts (1917) 452

Base Details (1919) 453

H. D. (HILDA DOOLITTLE)

Oread (1924) 454

Leda (1921) 454

Helen (1924) 455

fragment Thirty-six (1924) 456

Fragment Forty (1924) 458

MARIANNE MOORE

Poetry (1921) 461

Poetry (Revised version) (1967) 462

The Fish (1921) 462

Critics and Connoisseurs (1924) 463

No Swan So Fine (1932) 464

EDITH SITWELL

The Swans (1942) 465

Still Falls the Ram (1942) 465

Two Songs of Queen Anne Boleyn (1945?) 467

The Poet Laments the Coming of Old Age (1945) 469

JOHN CROWE RANSOM

Bells for John Whiteside's Daughter (1924) 471

Blue Girls (1927) 471

Jack's Letter (1927) 472

T. S. ELIOT

The Love Song of ]. Alfred Prufrock (1917) 474

Preludes (1917) 477

Sweeney Among the Nightingales (1919) 479

The Hollow Men (1925) 480

Journey of the Magi (1927) 483

EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY

Dirge Without Music (1928) 485

Journey (1917) 485

Elegy Before Death (1921) 486

Love is Not All (1931) 487

Menses (1939) 487

HUGH MACDIARMID

In the Children's Hospital (1935) 489

We must look at the harebell (1955) 489

In Memoriam Dylan Thomas (1955) 490

ARCHIBALD MACLEISH

The Silent Slain (1926) 492

The End of the World (1926) 492

Ars Poetica (1926) 493

You, Andrew Marvel! (1930) 494

"Dover Beach" - A Note to that Poem (1936) 495

WILFRED OWEN

Arms and the Boy (1920) 496

Insensibility (1920) 496

Dttlce et Decorum Est (1920) 498

Anthem for Doomed Youth (1920) 499

Strange Meeting (1920) 499

DOROTHY PARKER

Bohemia (1928) 501

A Pigs-Eye View of Literature (1928) 501

On Being a Woman (1928) 503

Sonnet For the End of a Sequence (1931) 504

E. E. CUMMINGS

the Cambridge ladies who live in furnished souls (.1923) 505

goodby Betty, don't remember me (1923) 505

somewhere i have never travelled, gladly beyond (1931) 505

anyone lived in a pretty how town (1940) 506

i sing of Olaf glad and big (1931) 507

i thank You God for most this amazing day (1950) 508

ROBERT GRAVES

Down (1947) 509

The Cool Web (1947) 510

Recalling War (1938) 510

Down, Wanton, Down! (1933) 511

A Slice of Wedding Cake (1958) 512

F. R. SCOTT

The Canadian Authors Meet (1945) 513

Lakeshore (1954) 513

Laurentian Shield (1954) 515

Trans Canada (1945) 516

Last Rites (1954) 517

W L. M. K. (1954) 518

BASIL BUNTING

Personal Column (1930) 520

What the Chairman Told Tom (1967) 520

I am agog for foam (1930) 521

Nothing (1950) 522

KENNETH SLESSOR

Wild Grapes (1932) 523

Five Bells (1939) 523

Beach Burial (1939) 526

LANGSTON HUGHES

The Weary Blues (1926) 528

Trumpet Player (1947) 529

Harlem (1951) 530

A. J. M. SMITH

The Lonely Land (1936) 531

News of the Phoenix (1943) 532

Prothalamium (1967?) 532

The Archer (1967?) 533

STEVIE SMITH

The River God (1950) 534

Away, Melancholy (1957) 534

Mother, Among the Dustbins (1971?) 535

The Blue from Heaven (1957) 536

Not Waving but Drowning (1957) 537

COUNTEE CULLEN

Yet Do I Marvel (1925) 538

To John Keats, Poet, At Spring Time (1947) 538

From the Dark Tower (1927) 539

RICHARD EBERHART

The Groundhog (.1936) 540

The Fury of Aerial Bombardment (1944) 541

EARLE BIRNEY

Vancouver Lights (1948) 542

Anglosaxon Street (1942) 543

From the Hazel Bough (1948) 544

Bushed (1952) 545

The Bear on the Delhi Road (1962) 546

El Greco: Espolio (1962) 547

JOHN BETJEMAN

The Cottage Hospital (1954) 548

Late-Flowering Lust (1954) 549

A Subaltern's Love-song (1945) 550

W. H. AUDEN

Lay your sleeping head, my love, (1940) 552

Musee des Beaux Arts (1940) 553

In Memory of W. B. Yeats (1940) 553

The Unknown Citizen (1940) 556

Our Bias (1940) 557

September!, 1939 (1940)- 557

Song (1940) 560

LOUIS MACNEICE

Bagpipe music (1937) 562

The British Museum Reading Room (1939) 563

Thalassa (1963?) 563

THEODORE ROETHKE

My Papa's Waltz (1948) 565

The Waking (1948) 565

Elegy for Jane (1953) 566

/ Knew a Woman (1954) 566

Dolor (1948) 567

A. D. HOPE

Imperial Adam (1955) 568

Australia (1939) 569

The Return of Persephone (1955) 570

Parabola (1971) 571

The Pleasure of Princes (1955) 572

Meditation on a Bone (1956) 573

STEPHEN SPENDER

The Express (1933) 574

The Pylons (1933) 574

A. M. KLEIN

Psalm VI: A Psalm of Abraham, Concerning That Which He

Beheld Upon The Heavenly Scarp (1942) 576

For the Sisters of the Hotel Dieu (1947) 577

Autobiographical (1943) 577

Montreal (1944) 580

The Rocking Chair (1945) 581

Political Meeting (1946) 582

DOROTHY LIVESAY

The Difference (1929) 584

Bartok and the Geranium (1955) 584

The Three Emilys (1953) 585

Lament (1955) 586

On Looking into Henry Moore (1956) 587

The Unquiet Bed (1967) 588

ANNE WILKINSON

Lens (1955) 589

In June and Gentle Oven (1955) 590

My Bones Predict 591

Nature be damned (1957) 592

On a Bench in a Park (1955) 593

ELIZABETH BISHOP

The Fish (1946) 595

In the Waiting Room (1976) 596

One Art (1976) 599

The Armadillo (1965) 599

Sestina (1965) 600

ALLEN CURNOW

House and Land (1941) 602

The Unhistonc Story (1941) 603

Out of Sleep (1943) 604

The Skeleton of the Great Moa in the Canterbury Museum,

Chnstchurch (1943) 605

IRVING LAYTON

The Birth of Tragedy (1954) 606

Butterfly on Rock (1963) 607

The Bull Calf (1956) 607

The Cold Green Element (1955) 608

Cain (1958) 609

From Colony to Nation (1956) 611

KENNETH MACKENZIE

Shall then another (1961) 612

Caesura (1952) 613

The Snake (1952) 614

Two Trinities (1953) 615

HENRY REED

from: Lessons of the War

1: Naming of Parts (1942) 616

//: Judging Distances (1943) 617

IV: Unarmed Combat (1945) 618

RANDALL JARRELL

Losses (1948?) 620

The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner (1945) 620

The "Woman at the Washington Zoo (1945) 621

WILLIAM STAFFORD

Traveling through the Dark (1962) 622

A Message from the Wanderer (1977) 622

At the Un-National Monument Along the Canadian Border (1977) 623

JOHN BERRYMAN

A Professor's Song (1948) 624

Desires of Men and Women (1948) 624

from: The Dream Songs (1959) 625

DOUGLAS LEPAN

Coureurs de Bois (1948) 627

A Country Without A Mythology (1948) 628

An Incident (1953) 629

DYLAN THOMAS

The Force That Through The Green Fuse Drives The Flower (1933) 630

And Death Shall Have No Dominion (1933) 630

Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night (1951) 631

Fern Hill (1946) 632

A Refusal To Mourn The Death, By Fire, Of A Child In London (1946) . . 633

In My Craft Or Sullen Art (1946) 634

After the Funeral (1939) 634

JUDITH WRIGHT

Song (1955) 636

The Bull (1949) 636

Woman to Man (1946) 637

Woman to Child (1946) 637

Request to a Year (1953) 638

At Cooloola (1954) 638

P. K. PAGE

The Stenographers (1946) 640

Young Girls (1946?) 641

The Landlady (1946) 641

The Permanent Tourists (1954) 642

T-bar (1967) 643

Stones of Snow (1967) 644

After Rain (1967) 645

The Selves (1981) 646

ROBERT LOWELL

As a Plane Tree by the Water (1946) 648

Skunk Hour (1956) 649

For the Union Dead (1959) 650

The Public Garden (1964) 652

MIRIAM WADDINGTON

Thou Didst Say Me (1955) 654

Sea Bells (1966) 655

Ten years and More (1976) 655

MARGARET AVISON

The Butterfly (1960) 657

Voluptuaries and Others (1960) 657

The Swimmer's Moment (1965) 658

Butterfly Bones or Sonnet Against Sonnets (1960) 659

The Dumbfounding (1966) 659

A Nameless One (1966) 660

New Year's Poem (1960) 661

AL PURDY

Remains of an Indian Village (1962) 662

The Cariboo Horses (1965) 663

The Country North of Belleville (1965) 664

Wilderness Gothic (1968) 666

Lament For the Dorsets (1968) 667

On the Decipherment of "Linear B" (1959) 669

RICHARD WILBUR

Digging For China (1956) 670

The Pardon (1957) 670

The Death of a Toad (1957) 671

Love Calls Us to the Things of This World (1956) 672

Beasts (1956) 673

A Late Aubade (1963?) 673

RAYMOND SOUSTER

Young Girls (1964) 675

Memory of Bathurst Street (1965) 675

Queen Anne's Lace (1974) 676

Words Before a Statue of Champlain (1975) 676

Lagoons, Hanlan's Point (1952) 680

PHILIP LARKIN

Poetry of Departures (1955) 682

Church Going (1955) 683

Lines on a Young Lady's Photograph Album (1955) 684

Ambulances (1964) 686

Sad Steps (1974) 687

An Arundel Tomb (1964) 687

The Explosion (1974) 688

Aubade (1977) 689

DENISE LEVERTOV

Laying the Dust (1956) 691

The Jacob's Ladder (1958) 691

The Dog of Art (1959) 692

Matins (1962) 692

The Novel (1964) 695

Caedmon (1987) 696

The Day the Audience Walked Out on Me, and Why 697

NISSIM EZEKIEL

The Company 1 Keep 699

Poet, Lover, Birdwatcher (1965) 700

In India (1965) 700

Night of the Scorpion (1965) 702

In The Garden 703

CAROLYN KIZER

from: Pro Femina (1961) 704

Three (1961) 704

The Ungrateful Garden (1961) 705

The Copulating Gods (1963) 706

JAMES MERRILL

Angel (1962) 708

After Greece (1961) 708

The Broken Home (1966) 710

ROBERT CREELEY

The Hill (1959) 713

The Rain (1959) 713

The Door (1959) 714

W. D. SNODGRASS

April Inventory (1959) 717

The Mother 718

Diplomacy: The father 719

The Poet Ridiculed by Hysterical Academics 721

ALLEN GINSBERG

A Supermarket in California (1956) 723

My Sad Self (1963) 724

JAMES K. BAXTER

The Bay (1948) 726

Elegy for an Unknown Soldier (1953) 726

The Homecoming (1952) 727

My love late walking (1958) 728

PHYLLIS WEBB

A Tall Tale (1962) 729

Patience (1954) 730

Marvell's Garden (1956) 730

Breaking (1962) 731

ANNE SEXTON

Her Kind (I960) 733

In the Deep Museum (1962) 733

Cinderella (1971) 734

MAYA ANGELOU

Caged Bird (1983) 738

Our Grandmothers (1990) 739

ADR1ENNE RICH

Aunt Jennifer's Tigers (1951) 743

Planetarium (1971) 743

Orion (1969) 745

A Valediction Forbidding Mourning (1971) 746

Final Notations (1991) 746

PETER PORTER

Sydney Cove, 1788 (1964) 748

Annotations of Auschwitz, (1961) 749

Soliloquy at Potsdam (1962) 750

An Australian Garden (1975) 751

DEREK WALCOTT

A Far Cry from Africa (1962) 754

Ruins of a Great House (1962) 755

A Letter from Brooklyn (1962) 756

Map of Europe (1965) 757

The Sea Is History (1979) 758

Menelaus 761

TED HUGHES

The Thought-Fox (1957) 762

Hawk Roosting (1957) 762

Pike (1960) 763

The Jaguar (1954) 764

Second Glance at a jaguar (1967) 765

Wodwo (1967) 766

EDWARD KAMAU BRATHWAITE

Wings of a Dove (1967) 767

Calypso (1967) 770

JAY MACPHERSON

The Boatman (1957) 773

The Fisherman (1957) 773

A Losf Soul (1974) 774

The Well (1974) 775

SYLVIA PLATH

The Colossus (1960) 776

Black Rook in Rainy Weather (1971) 777

Crossing the Water (1962) 778

Face Lift (1962) 778

Last Words (1971) 779

Ariel (1966) 780

Daddy (1966) 781

Edge (1965) 783

ALDEN NOWLAN

Warren Pryor (1961)

The Bull Moose (1970) 784

The Execution (1962) 785

I, Icarus (1967) 786

In Those Old Wars (1967) 786

The Word (1967) 787

LEONARD COHEN

Elegy (1956) 789

You Have the Lovers (1961) 789

A Kite is a Victim (1961) 790

/ Have Not Lingered In European Monasteries (1965) 791

Suzanne Takes You Down (1968) 792

IMAMU AMIRIBARAKA (LEROI JONES)

Three Modes of History and Culture (1979?) 794

I Substitute For The Dead Lecturer (1964) 795

Ostriches & Grandmothers! (1979?) 796

AUDRE LORDE

Outside (1976) 798

Stations 799

The Art of Response 800

Hanging Fire (1978) 801

FLEUR ADCOCK

Wife to Husband (1964) 802

Unexpected Visit (1.964) 802

Leaving the Tate 803

Below Loughrigg (1979) 804

KOFI AWOONOR

On the Way to Durham, N.C. (1978) 805

The First Circle (1978) 806

/ Rejoice (1987) 807

GEORGE BOWERING

Grandfather (1964) 808

The Swing (1965) 809

My Father in New Zealand (1987) 810

Dancing Bones (1987) 810

Leaves Flipping (1992) 811

The Kingdome 1974 (1974?) 812

MARGE PIERCY

The secretary chant (1971?) 813

/ will not be your sickness (1969) 813

The cat's song (1989) 814

Barbie Doll (1971) 814

DARYL HINE

Northwest Passages 816

Tabula Rasas' 816

Point Grey (1968) 817

JUDTH RODRIGUEZ

Eskimo occasion (1975) 819

A lifetime devoted to literature (1975) 819

Rebeca in a mirror (1975) 820

SEAMUS HEANEY

Personal Helicon (1966) 822

Poor Women in a City Church 822

Docker (1966) 823

The Grauballe Man (1975) 823

The Railway Children (1984) 825

From the Frontier of Writing (1987) 825

MARGARET ATWOOD

This Is a Photograph of Me (1966) 827

Journey to the Interior (1966) 827

At the Tourist Centre in Boston (1968) 828

Progressive Insanities of a Pioneer (1968) 830

from: The journals of Susanna Moodie

Further Arrivals (1970) 832

Death of a Young Son by Drowning (1970) 833

Dream 1: The Bush Garden (1970) 834

Thoughts From Underground (1970) 834

Tricks With Mirrors (1974) 836

IS I NOT (1974) 838

DENNIS LEE

from: Civil Elegies (1972) 840

PATRICK LANE

Pissaro's Tomb (1975) 844

Winter 6 844

Winter 9 845

Winter 40 846

GWENDOLYN MACEWEN

Eden, Eden (1961?) 847

Inside the Great Pyramid (1969) 847

The Discovery (1969) 848

Dark Pines Under Water (1969) 848

The Child Dancing (1972) 849

Letter to a Future Generation (1969) 850

JENI COUZYN

House of Changes (1978) 851

Spell for Jealousy (1978) 853

Spell to Soften the Hard Heart of a Woman (1978) 853

DAPHNE MARLATT

from: Steveston

Ghost (1974) 855

from: Touch to My Tongue

in the dark of the coast (1984) 856

ARTHUR NORTJE

Letter from Pretoria Central Prison (1973) 857

Immigrant (1973) 858

Native's letter (1973) 860

MICHAEL ONDAATJE

Henri Rousseau and friends (1967) 862

Dates (1973) 863

King Kong, meets Wallace Stevens (1973) 864

Letters 6- Other Worlds (1979) 864

The Agatha Christie Books By The Window (1978?) 866

from: Tin Roof (1982) 867

TOM WAYMAN

Long Beach Suite (1979) 869

SHARON THESEN

Mean Drunk Poem (1980) 874

Hello Goodbye (1980) 875

WANDA COLEMAN

Coffee (1979) 876

Three Trees (1979) 876

Voices 877

Wanda Why Aren't You Dead 877

MAXINE TYNES

Womanskin (1987) 879

SUSAN MUSGRAVE

At Nootka Sound (1970) 880

Equinox (1973) 881

Lure (1976) 882

DIONNE BRAND

Canto I (1982) 883

Canto II (1982) 884

PATRICIA YOUNG

Three Point Five Nine (1991) 887

The Third Sex (1991) 888

Photograph, 1958 (1991) 888

READING POETRY 891

GLOSSARY 911

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES 923

INDEX OF AUTHORS AND TITLES 946

INDEX OF FIRST LINES 955



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