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Poems that move the body, engage the emotions, and feed the soul.
• 9773 Comanche Ave. by David Trinidad
• A Blessing by James Wright
• A Hand by Jane Hirshfield
• A List of Praises by Anne Porter
• A Red Palm by Gary Soto
• Advice to a Prophet by Richard Wilbur
• After Making Love We Hear Footsteps by Galway Kinnell
• Another Attempt at Rescue by M. L. Smoker
• Apples by Grace Schulman
• Around Us by Marvin Bell
• Aubade: Some Peaches, After Storm by Carl Phillips
• Barter by Sara Teasdale
• Blur by Andrew Hudgins
• Briefly It Enters, and Briefly Speaks by Jane Kenyon
• Buddha with a Cell Phone by David Romtvedt
• Children in a Field by Angela Shaw
• City That Does Not Sleep by Federico Garcνa Lorca
• Coming Close by Philip Levine
• Completely Friday by Luis García Montero
• Crossroads by Joyce Sutphen
• Darwin's Finches by Deborah Digges
• Dispatches from Devereux Slough by Mark Jarman
• Failing and Flying by Jack Gilbert
• Filling Station by Elizabeth Bishop
• First Gestures by Julia Spicher Kasdorf
• Forced Bloom by David Baker
• Forgetfulness by Billy Collins
• Fuel by Naomi Shihab Nye
• Girl by Eve Alexandra
• Hardware Sparrows by R. T. Smith
• Heaven for Helen by Mark Doty
• If You Get There Before I Do by Dick Allen
• Imagining Starry by Marie Ponsot
• In April by James Hearst
• June Light by Richard Wilbur
• Leaves by Lloyd Schwartz
• Let Evening Come by Jane Kenyon
• Looking Back in My Eighty-First Year by Maxine Kumin
• Lot's Wife by Anna Akhmatova
• Lupine Ridge by Peggy Simson Curry
• Moon Gathering by Eleanor Wilner
• Museum Guard by David Hernandez
• My Mojave by Donald Revell
• My Shoes by Charles Simic
• Night on the Great River [three translations] by Meng Hao-jan
• Now that no one looking by Adam Kirsch
• One A.M. [excerpt] by David Young
• One Art by Elizabeth Bishop
• Outside Abilene by Harley Elliott
• Passing Through Albuquerque by John Balaban
• Picking Up by Evelyn Duncan
• Porch Swing in September by Ted Kooser
• Problems with Hurricanes by Victor Hernαndez Cruz
• Psalm by George Oppen
• Reading Moby-Dick at 30,000 Feet by Tony Hoagland
• Red Poppy by Tess Gallagher
• Shawl by Albert Goldbarth
• Skylab by Rolf Jacobsen
• Summer X-Rays by Nina Cassian
• Telling the Bees by Deborah Digges
• The Blue by David Baker
• The Blue Anchor by Jane Cooper
• The Conjugation of the Paramecium by Muriel Rukeyser
• The Golden Years by Billy Collins
• The Hug by Thom Gunn
• The Layers by Stanley Kunitz
• The Leaving by Brigit Pegeen Kelly
• The Moose by Elizabeth Bishop
• The Mystery of Meteors by Eleanor Lerman
• The Pomegranate by Eavan Boland
• The Shapes of Leaves by Arthur Sze
• The Starlings by Jesper Svenbro
• Theories of Time and Space by Natasha Trethewey
• Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird by Wallace Stevens
• Unbidden by Rae Armantrout
• Unity by Pablo Neruda
• Untitled [Each time I go outside] by Ted Kooser
• Untranslatable Song by Claudia Reder
• Weather Eye Open by Sarah Gridley
• What I'm telling you [excerpt] by Shara McCallum
• Why I Am Not a Painter by Frank O'Hara
• Why Latin Should Still Be Taught in High School by Christopher Bursk
• Witness by Liz Waldner
• Words and the Diminution of All Things by Charles Wright
• You Begin by Margaret Atwood
• Zero by Dorothea Tanning
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