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Poems about Music
Selected by Billy Merrell
Description

A selection of poems that reference music, musical instruments, specific musicians, or the love of sound. You can suggest poems for me to add to this notebook by emailing me at bmerrell@poets.org.
Synopsis

A selection of poems that reference music.
 
Poetry
• Hymn to God, My God, in My Sickness by John Donne
• The Supremes by Mark Jarman
• Lost Fugue for Chet by Lynda Hull
• The Guitar by Federico Garcνa Lorca
• The Day Duke Raised: May 24th, 1974 by Quincy Troupe
• Leadbelly by E. M. Schorb
• Latin & Soul by Victor Hernαndez Cruz
• Go Greyhound by Bob Hicok
• Lullaby in Blue by Betsy Sholl
• The Weary Blues by Langston Hughes
• Passing Through Albuquerque by John Balaban
• Honky Tonk in Cleveland, Ohio by Carl Sandburg
• Interlude: Still Still by Robin Behn
• Ludwig Van Beethoven's Return to Vienna by Rita Dove
• On 52nd Street by Philip Levine
• A Musical Instrument by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
• War Music [Down on your knees, Achilles] by Christopher Logue
• The Last Evening by Steven Kronen
• Piano by D. H. Lawrence
• The Owl and the Pussy-Cat by Edward Lear
• The Waltz We Were Born For by Walt McDonald
• Water Music by Robert Creeley
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