The Morrow anthology of younger American poets / edited by Dave Smith & David Bottoms.

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The Morrow anthology of younger American poets / edited by Dave Smith & David Bottoms.
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New York : Quill, c1985.

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784 p. : ports.; 24 cm.
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  • Anthology of younger American poets.
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Contents
  • A fine, a private place / Diane Ackerman -- Space shuttle / Diane Ackerman -- Spiders / Diane Ackerman -- In the silks / Diane Ackerman -- Patrick Ewing takes a foul shot / Diane Ackerman -- Twenty-year marriage / Ai -- 29 (a dream in two parts / Ai -- She didn't even wave / Ai -- Guadalajara hospital / Ai -- Almost grown / Ai -- Immortality / Ai -- Witness / Jon Anderson -- Rosebud / Jon Anderson -- American ladscape with clouds & a zoo / Jon Anderson -- Homage to Robert Bresson / Jon Anderson -- Falling in love / Jon Anderson -- The secret of poetry / Jon Anderson -- Refusals / Jon Anderson -- The milky way / Jon Anderson -- Caves / David Baker -- Running the river lines / David Baker -- The wrecker driver forsees your death / David Baker -- 8-ball at the Twilite / David Baker -- Father Fisheye / Peter Balakian -- Jersey bait shack / Peter Balakian -- Homage to Hart Crane / Peter Balakian -- In the Turkish ward / Peter Balakian -- Mowing the lawn / John Bensko -- Mail call / John Bensko -- A veteran of the Great War / John Bensko -- The night-blooming cactus / John Bensko -- A life / Chana Bloch -- Goodbye / Chana Bloch -- Deer in the bush / Chana Bloch -- The death of the Bronx / Chana Bloch -- Mushroom hunting in late August, Peterborough, N.H. / Michael Blumenthal -- Squid / Michael Blumenthal -- Today I am envying the glorious Mexicans / Michael Blumenthal -- In Assisi / Michael Blumenthal -- Under the boathouse / David Bottoms -- Sign for my father, who stressed the bunt / David Bottoms -- The copperhead / David Bottoms -- Wrestling angels / David Bottoms -- In a U-Haul north of Damascus / David Bottoms -- The desk / David Bottoms -- Hollandaise / Sharon Bryan -- Big sheep knocks you about / Sharon Bryan -- Corner lot / Sharon Bryan -- Lunch with Girl Scouts / Sharon Bryan -- John Garfield / Nicholas Christopher -- Walt Whitman at the reburial of Poe / Nicholas Christopher -- The track / Nicholas Christopher -- The driver in Italy / Nicholas Christopher -- The other / Peter Cooley -- Such comfort as the night can bring to us / Peter Cooley -- To a wasp caught in the storm sash at the advent of the winter solstice / Peter Cooley -- Frog hunting / Peter Cooley -- The documentary on Brazil / Alfred Corn -- Fire: the people / Alfred Corn -- Moving: New York-New Haven line / Alfred Corn -- Grass / Alfred Corn -- Darkening hotel room / Alfred Corn -- Nobody lives on Arthur Godfrey Boulevard / Gerald Costanzo -- Introduction of the shopping cart / Gerald Costanzo -- Jeane Dixon's America / Gerald Costanzo -- The meeting / Gerald Costanzo -- Lines to a friend in trouble / W.S. Di Piero -- Second horn / W.S. Di Piero -- Four brothers / W.S. Di Piero -- Fat Tuesday / W.S. Di Piero -- The window / Stephen Dobyns -- Getting up / Stephen Dobyns -- The white skirt / Stephen Dobyns -- The triangular field / Stephen Dobyns -- Dream / Stephen Dobyns -- Girl in white / Stephen Dobyns -- Japanese girl with red table / Stephen Dobyns -- Dusting / Rita Dove -- O / Rita Dove -- Champagne / Rita Dove -- Planning the perfect evening / Rita Dove -- The funeral / Norman Dubie -- Comes winter, the sea hunting / Norman Dubie -- The circus ringmaster's apology to God / Norman Dubie -- Parish / Norman Dubie -- At midsummer / Norman Dubie -- Elegy to the Sioux / Norman Dubie -- The fox who watched for the midnight sun / Norman Dubie -- Elizabeth's war with the Christmas bear / Norman Dubie -- The orchard / Gretel Ehrlich -- Cutting wood on Shell Creek / Gretel Ehrlich -- A sheeprancher named John / Gretel Ehrlich -- A way of speaking / Gretel Ehrlich -- Berlin interior with Jews / Lynn Emanuel -- Frying trout while drunk / Lynn Emanuel -- Of your father's indiscretions and the train to California / Lynn Emanuel -- The sleeping / Lynn Emanuel -- Miami / Daniel Mark Epstein -- Mannequins / Daniel Mark Epstein -- The follies / Daniel Mark Epstein -- At the millinery shop / Daniel Mark Epstein -- Cash only, no refund, no return / Daniel Mark Epstein -- Some pieces / Calvin Forbes -- The chocolate soldiers / Calvin Forbes -- The other side of this world / Calvin Forbes -- M.A.P. / Calvin Forbes -- For the stranger / Carolyn Forche -- The memory of Elena / Carolyn Forche -- Because one is always forgotten / Carolyn Forche -- Selective service / Carolyn Forche -- Reunion / Carolyn Forche -- City walk-up, winter 1969 / Carolyn Forche -- Women's tug of war at Lough Arrow / Tess Gallagher -- Under stars / Tess Gallagher -- Black silk / Tess Gallagher -- The shirts / Tess Gallagher -- Crepes flambeau / Tess Gallagher -- Each bird walking / Tess Gallagher -- Skylights / Tess Gallagher -- Some painful butterflies pass through / Tess Gallagher -- The ruined motel / Reginald Gibbons -- Luckies / Reginald Gibbons -- The Cedar River / Reginald Gibbons -- Breath / Reginald Gibbons -- Make me hear you / Reginald Gibbons -- Eating / Reginald Gibbons -- Catechism elegy / Margaret Gibson -- Gemini elegy / Margaret Gibson -- To speak of Chile / Margaret Gibson -- Burning the root / Margaret Gibson -- Long walks in the afternoon / Margaret Gibson -- Saturday morning at the laundry / Christopher Gilbert -- Now / Christopher Gilbert -- Charge / Christopher Gilbert -- Touching / Christopher Gilbert -- Happiness / Louise Gluck -- Palais des Arts / Louise Gluck -- Lamentations / Louise Gluck -- The mirror / Louise Gluck -- Night song / Louise Gluck -- Brooding likeness / Louise Gluck -- Horse / Louise Gluck -- Mock orange / Louise Gluck -- A history of civilization / Albert Goldbarth -- A film / Albert Goldbarth -- A theory of wind / Albert Goldbarth -- A history of photography / Albert Goldbarth -- Before / Albert Goldbarth -- All-nite donuts / Albert Goldbarth -- Wanting a child / Jorie Graham -- Reading Plato / Jorie Graham -- Kimono / Jorie Graham -- Salmon / Jorie Graham -- My garden, my daylight / Jorie Graham -- Erosion / Jorie Graham -- The armorer's daughter / Debora Greger -- The light passages / Debora Greger -- The man on the bed / Debora Greger -- Patches of sky / Debora Greger -- Goethe's death mask / Linda Gregg -- The small lizard / Linda Gregg -- Whole and without blessing / Linda Gregg -- Summer in a small town / Linda Gregg -- The hang-glider's daughter / Marilyn Hacker -- Elektra on Third Avenue / Marilyn Hacker -- Sonnet ending with a film subtitle / Marilyn Hacker -- Lines declining a transatlantic dinner invitation / Marilyn Hacker -- The dance / Daniel Halpern -- How to eat alone / Daniel Halpern -- Snapshot of Hue / Daniel Halpern -- Nude / Daniel Halpern -- Portoncini dei Morti / Daniel Halpern -- Epithalamium / Daniel Halpern -- The summer rentals / Daniel Halpern -- Return, starting out / Daniel Halpern -- Weed / Robert Hass -- Meditation at Lagunitas / Robert Hass -- Old Dominion / Robert Hass -- Child naming flowers / Robert Hass -- Late spring / Robert Hass -- Rusia en 1931 / Robert Hass -- Spring drawing II / Robert Hass -- Dark in the reich of the blond / William Heyen -- Mantle / William Heyen -- Fires / William Heyen -- The berries / William Heyen -- The elm's home / William Heyen -- Auction / William Heyen -- The snapper / William Heyen -- This night / William Heyen -- For the sleepwalkers / Edward Hirsch -- Dawn walk / Edward Hirsch -- Dino Campana and the bear / Edward Hirsch -- In the middle of August / Edward Hirsch -- Poor angels / Edward Hirsch -- A poem for Ed 'Whitey' Ford / Jonathan Holden -- Losers / Jonathan Holden -- Liberace / Jonathan Holden -- Why we bombed Haiphong / Jonathan Holden -- The swimming pool / Jonathan Holden -- Yellow light / Garrett Kaoru Hongo -- What for / Garrett Kaoru Hongo -- Off from swing shift / Garrett Kaoru Hongo -- The Hongo store 29 Miles Volcano Hilo, Hawaii / Garrett Kaoru Hongo -- Where you go when she sleeps / T.R. Hummer -- What shines in the winter burns / T.R. Hummer -- The beating / T.R. Hummer -- Cruelty / T.R. Hummer -- Love poem: the dispossessed / T.R. Hummer -- Any time, what may hit you / T.R. Hummer -- The boarding / Denis Johnson -- A woman / Denis Johnson -- Minutes / Denis Johnson -- Passengers / Denis Johnson -- The sergeant / Don Johnson -- Above the falls at Waimea / Don Johnson -- Tick picking in the Quetico / Don Johnson -- Night dive / Don Johnson -- Remembering fire / Rodney Jones -- Thoreau / Rodney Jones -- The mosquito / Rodney Jones -- The first birth / Rodney Jones -- For the eating of swine / Rodney Jones -- Becoming a nun / Erica Jong -- In praise of clothes / Erica Jong -- Jubilate Canis / Erica Jong -- The Buddha in the womb / Erica Jong -- Somewhere near Phu Bai / Yusef Komunyakaa -- Starlight scope myopia / Yusef Komunyakaa -- April fools' day / Yusef Komunyakaa -- Copacetic Mingus / Yusef Komunyakaa -- The train out / Sydney Lea -- Night trip across the Chesapeake and after / Sydney Lea -- Bernie's quick shave (1968) / Sydney Lea -- Coon hunt, sixth month (1955) / Sydney Lea -- Old dog, new dog / Sydney Lea -- The floating candles / Sydney Lea -- The ghost of a ghost / Brad Leithauser -- Between leaps / Brad Leithauser -- Angel / Brad Leithauser -- A quilled quilt, a needle bed / Brad Leithauser -- An expanded want ad / Brad Leithauser -- Canopic jar / Rika Lesser -- La banditaccia, 1979 / Rika Lesser -- The news & the weather / Rika Lesser -- Can zone or the good food guide / Rika Lesser
  • - Picking grapes in an abandoned vineyard / Larry Levis -- To a wall of flame in a steel mill, Syracuse, New York, 1969 / Larry Levis -- Sensationalism / Larry Levis -- Family romance / Larry Levis -- The quilt / Larry Levis -- Winter stars / Larry Levis -- Whitman / Larry Levis -- Irish music / Larry Levis --tSutcliffe and Whitby / William Logan -- Summer Island / William Logan -- Debora sleeping / William Logan -- Green Island / William Logan -- The child's dream / Susan Ludvigson -- The widow / Susan Ludvigson -- On learning that certain peat bogs contain perfectly preserved bodies / Susan Ludvigson -- Man arrested in hacking death tells police he mistook mother-in-law for raccoon / Susan Ludvigson -- A blessing / MeKeel McBride -- Over the phone / MeKeel McBride -- Aubade / MeKeel McBride -- The will to live / MeKeel McBride -- Language lesson, 1976 / Heather McHugh -- Lines / Heather McHugh -- Impressionist / Heather McHugh -- Animal song / Heather McHugh -- Capital / Heather McHugh -- A physics / Heather McHugh -- Centerfold reflected in a jet window / Sandra McPherson -- To an alcoholic / Sandra McPherson -- Urban ode / Sandra McPherson -- Pornography, Nebraska / Sandra McPherson -- For Elizabeth Bishop / Sandra McPherson -- Lifesaving / Sandra McPherson -- Unitarian Easter / Sandra McPherson -- Alleys / Sandra McPherson -- The lesson / Paul Mariani -- Coda: revising history / Paul Mariani -- Lines I told myself I wouldn's write / Paul Mariani -- Then sings my soul / Paul Mariani -- Getting out / Cleopatra Mathis -- Aerial view of Louisiana / Cleopatra Mathis -- For Maria / Cleopatra Mathis -- Mimosa / Cleopatra Mathis -- An airline breakfast / William Matthews -- On the porch at the Frost place, Franconia, NH / William Matthews -- Charming / William Matthews -- Loyal / William Matthews -- Whiplash / William Matthews -- An elegy for Bob Marley / William Matthews -- In memory of the Utah Stars / William Matthews -- Twins / William Matthews -- Bricking the church / Robert Morgan -- Mountain bride / Robert Morgan -- Horace Kephart / Robert Morgan -- Hay scuttle / Robert Morgan -- Secret pleasures / Robert Morgan -- Passenger pigeons / Robert Morgan -- Shopping for midnight / G.E. Murray -- On the upside / G.E. Murray -- Sketch for a morning in Muncie, Indiana / G.E. Murray -- California dead / G.E. Murray -- Making a fist / Naomi Shihab Nye -- Hugging the jukebox / Naomi Shihab Nye -- Where children live / Naomi Shihab Nye -- Catalogue army / Naomi Shihab Nye -- The use of fiction / Naomi Shihab Nye -- The death of Marilyn Monroe / Sharon Olds -- Sex without love / Sharon Olds -- Race riot, Tulsa, 1921 / Sharon Olds -- Things that are worse than death / Sharon Olds -- Rite of passage / Sharon Olds -- The one girl at the boys party / Sharon Olds -- Permission to speak / Stephen Orlen -- In praise of Beverly / Stephen Orlen -- The madman's wife / Stephen Orlen -- The drunken man / Stephen Orlen -- Life study / Stephen Orlen -- Haitian suite / Gregory Orr -- Morning song / Gregory Orr -- An abandoned, overgrown cemetery in the pasture near our house / Gregory Orr -- The visitor / Gregory Orr -- End of August / Gregory Orr -- We must make a kingdom of it / Gregory Orr -- My father's song / Simon Ortiz -- Hunger in New York City / Simon Ortiz -- Juanita, wife of Manuelito / Simon Ortiz -- A story of how a wall stands / Simon Ortiz -- My happiness / Greg Pape -- In the city of Bogota / Greg Pape -- Sharks, Calooshatchee River / Greg Pape -- The porpoise / Greg Pape -- Amores (after Ovid / Jay Parini -- To his dear friend, Bones / Jay Parini -- The missionary visits our church in Scranton / Jay Parini -- Snake Hill / Jay Parini -- Old roadside resorts / Molly Peacock -- So, when I swim to the shore / Molly Peacock -- The lull / Molly Peacock -- Now look what happened / Molly Peacock -- Fire and ice / Michael Petit -- Herdsman / Michael Petit -- Sunday stroll / Michael Petit -- A day in my union suit / Michael Petit -- December blues / Robert Pinsky -- Local politics / Robert Pinsky -- The figured wheel / Robert Pinsky -- Ralegh's prizes / Robert Pinsky -- Faeryland / Robert Pinsky -- Dying / Robert Pinsky -- The street / Robert Pinsky -- The new Saddhus / Robert Pinsky -- Night blooming flowers / Katha Pollitt -- Archaeology / Katha Pollitt -- A discussion of the vicissitudes of history under a pine tree / Katha Pollitt -- In memory / Katha Pollitt -- Seal Rock / Katha Pollitt -- Country roads / Thomas Rabbitt -- The weight room / Thomas Rabbitt -- Rape / Thomas Rabbitt -- The Dancing Sunshine Lodge / Thomas Rabbitt -- Casino Beach / Thomas Rabbitt -- Gargoyle / Thomas Rabbitt -- The green horse / Bin Ramke -- The magician / Bin Ramke -- The obscure pleasure of the indistinct / Bin Ramke -- Why I am afraid to have children / Bin Ramke -- Sandness and still life / Bin Ramke -- For my mother, feeling useless / Paula Rankin -- Somewhere else / Paula Rankin -- Middle age / Paula Rankin -- Being refused local credit / Paula Rankin -- Morning / Alberto Rios -- The purpose of altar boys / Alberto Rios -- The man she called Honey, and married / Alberto Rios -- Mi Abuelo / Alberto Rios -- For Stephen drawing birds / Pattiann Rogers -- The man hidden behind the drapes / Pattiann Rogers -- Achieving perspective / Pattiann Rogers -- Concepts and their bodies (the boy in the field alone) / Pattiann Rogers -- Wheel turning on the hub of the sun / William Pitt Root -- White horse of the father, white horse of the son / William Pitt Root -- Sometimes heaven is a mean machine / William Pitt Root -- Answering dance / William Pitt Root -- Exchanging glances / William Pitt Root -- Nightswim / William Pitt Root -- From the other shore / William Pitt Root -- Soaping down for St. Francis of Assisi: the canticle of Sister Soap / Gibbons Ruark -- Talking myself to sleep in the mountains / Gibbons Ruark -- Lost letter to James Wright, with thanks for a map of Fano / Gibbons Ruark -- Working the rain shift at Flanagan's / Gibbons Ruark -- The goods she can carry: canticle of her basket made of reeds' / Gibbons Ruark -- When I was conceived / Michael Ryan -- Consider a move / Michael Ryan -- In winter / Michael Ryan -- After / Michael Ryan -- The avenues / David St. John -- Hotel Sierra / David St. John -- Guitar / David St. John -- Blue waves / David St. John -- Hush / David St. John -- The shore / David St. John -- Sirens in bad weather / Sherod Santos -- The breakdown / Sherod Santos -- The enormous aquarium / Sherod Santos -- Evening refrain / Sherod Santos -- Goodbye / Sherod Santos -- Like wings / Philip Schultz -- Balance / Philip Schultz -- Mrs. Applebaum's Sunday dance class / Philip Schultz -- My guardian angel stein / Philip Schultz -- The Hemingway house in Key West / Philip Schultz -- Cumberland Station / Dave Smith -- The perspective and limits of snapshots / Dave Smith -- The roundhouse voices / Dave Smith -- Of oystermen, workboats / Dave Smith -- Photographic plate, partly spidered, Hampton Roads, Virginia, with Model T Ford mid-channel / Dave Smith -- In the house of the judge / Dave Smith -- Leafless trees, Chickahominy Swamp / Dave Smith -- An antipastoral memory of one summer / Dave Smith -- Blue lantern / Cathy Song -- Beauty and sadness / Cathy Song -- Girl powdering her neck / Cathy Song -- The youngest daughter / Cathy Song -- The widow Perez / Gary Soto -- The morning they shot Tony Lopez, barber and pusher who went too far, 1958 / Gary Soto -- At the cantina / Gary Soto -- The point / Gary Soto -- The map / Gary Soto -- A burial, green / Marcia Southwick -- Owning a dead man / Marcia Southwick -- Dusk / Marcia Southwick -- The Marsh / Marcia Southwick -- The white dress / Roberta Spear -- The bat / Roberta Spear -- Boundaries / Roberta Spear -- The anniversary / Roberta Spear -- Tequila / Elizabeth Spires -- Skins / Elizabeth Spires -- Widow's walk / Elizabeth Spires -- Courtesan with fan / Elizabeth Spires -- The wilderness / Maura Stanton -- Palinode / Maura Stanton -- Biography / Maura Stanton -- Little ode for X / Maura Stanton -- Childhood / Maura Stanton -- Shoplifters / Maura Stanton -- A funny joke / Leon Stokesbury -- Unsent message to my brother in his pain / Leon Stokesbury -- Day begins at Governor's Square Mall / Leon Stokesbury -- To Laura Phelan 1880 - 1906 / Leon Stokesbury -- The late show / Janet Sylvester-- Hard strain in a delicate place / Janet Sylvester-- Arrowhead Christian Center and no-smoking luncheonette / Janet Sylvester-- That mulberry wine / Janet Sylvester-- Who can tell when he is awake / James Tate-- Riven doggeries / James Tate-- Land of Little Sticks, 1945 / James Tate-- The motorcyclists / James Tate-- Constant defender / James Tate-- Tall trees by still waters / James Tate-- Sloops in the bay / James Tate-- If it would all please hurry / James Tate-- The flying change / Henry Taylor-- To hear my head roar / Henry Taylor-- Landscape with tractor / Henry Taylor-- Artichoke / Henry Taylor-- Shapes, vanishings / Henry Taylor-- Taking to the woods / Henry Taylor-- The hours / Susan Tichy-- Irrigation / Susan Tichy-- Identity card / Susan Tichy-- In an Arab town / Susan Tichy-- The knife / Richard Tillinghast-- Hearing of the end of the war / Richard Tillinghast-- Return / Richard Tillinghast-- Summer rain / Richard Tillinghast-- Shooting ducks in south Louisiana / Richard Tillinghast-- Our flag was still there / Richard Tillinghast
  • Watercress & ice / Chase Twichell -- Cedar needles / Chase Twichell -- Blurry cow / Chase Twichell -- Abandoned house in late light / Chase Twichell -- Drive imagining / Arthur Vogelsang -- Americans in an orange grove / Arthur Vogelsang -- Feeling that way too / Arthur Vogelsang -- The clouds / Arthur Vogelsang -- The victim / Ellen Bryant Voigt -- Exile / Ellen Bryant Voigt -- The bat / Ellen Bryant Voigt -- Jug Brook / Ellen Bryant Voigt -- Blue Ridge / Ellen Bryant Voigt -- Pastoral / Ellen Bryant Voigt -- The spring / Ellen Bryant Voigt -- The lotus flowers / Ellen Bryant Voigt -- Old bibles / Marilyn Waniek -- Light under the door / Marilyn Waniek -- Women's locker room / Marilyn Waniek -- Dinosaur spring / Marilyn Waniek -- Herbs in the attic / Marilyn Waniek -- Daylights / Rosanna Warren -- Virgin pictured in profile / Rosanna Warren -- Lily / Rosanna Warren -- Alps / Rosanna Warren -- The mystery of the caves / Michael Waters -- Mythology / Michael Waters -- Singles / Michael Waters -- American bandstand / Michael Waters -- The harp / Bruce Weigl -- Song of Napalm / Bruce Weigl -- 1955 / Bruce Weigl -- Burning shit at An Khe / Bruce Weigl -- Homage to Elvis, homage to the fathers / Bruce Weigl -- Snowy egret / Bruce Weigl -- Fear / Dara Wier -- Keno / Dara Wier -- Late afternoon on a good lake / Dara Wier -- This cold nothing else / Dara Wier -- The man who knew too much / David Wojahn -- Cold glow: icehouses / David Wojahn -- Weldon Kees in Mexico, 1965 / David Wojahn -- Another coast / David Wojahn -- Piano lessons / Baron Wormser -- Sunday review section / Baron Wormser -- The mowing crew / Baron Wormser -- By-products / Baron Wormser -- Poem to the memory of H.L. Mencken / Baron Wormser
ISBN
  • 0688034500 (pbk.)
  • 0688026370
LCCN
^^^84018044^
OCLC
11159320
Owning Institutions
Harvard Library