poem index

Writing

Year

2000
The Bear by Galway Kinnell
In late winter
Te Deum by Charles Reznikoff
Not because of victories
Render, Render by Thomas Lux
Boil it down: feet, skin, gristle,
The Language of Love by Rodney Jones
It has taken thirty-five years to be this confident
Poetry by Marianne Moore
I, too, dislike it: there are things that are important beyond
All She Wrote by Harryette Mullen
Forgive me, I’m no good at this. I can’t write back. I
so you want to be a writer? by Charles Bukowski
if it doesn't come bursting out of you
Dawn by James Laughlin
Often now as an old man
In the old days a poet once said by Ko Un
In the old days a poet once said
Language by W. S. Merwin
Certain words now in our knowledge we will not use again
Anybody Can Write a Poem by Bradley Paul
I am arguing with an idiot online
Night Theater by Meena Alexander
Snails circle
While Writing by Noelle Kocot
Someone inside says, "Get busy."
The Politics of Narrative: Why I Am A Poet by Lynn Emanuel
Jill's a good kid who's had some tough luck. But that's
What He Thought by Heather McHugh
We were supposed to do a job in Italy
what it means to be avant-garde [excerpt] by David Antin
and i was thinking about this while i was flying
Leo Said by Eileen Myles
you've gotta
Q & A by Terence Winch
How important is theory in this poem
Night School by Micah Ballard
Off hours
An Exhortation by Percy Bysshe Shelley
Chameleons feed on light and air:
The Novel as Manuscript by Norman Dubie
I remember the death, in Russia
Potentially Interesting & Secretly Devastating by Tina Brown Celona
is never to give away your secrets
Poetry is by Emilio Villa
poetry is evanescence
The Gift by Chard deNiord
All I did was write them down
Inert Perfection by Edna St. Vincent Millay
“Inert Perfection, let me chip your shell
To a Young Poet by Edna St. Vincent Millay
Time cannot break the bird's wing from the bird
Dear J. by Kazim Ali
It should be a letter
Poetry by Alfred Kreymborg
Ladislaw the critic
In Portraits in Seasons by Danielle Pafunda
As a feral thing would. As a dead leaf
Poetry by Monica Ferrell
There is nothing beautiful here
Epistle: Leaving by Kerrin McCadden
Dear train wreck, dear terrible engines, dear spilled freight,
Poetry by Amy Lowell
Over the shop where silk is sold
Time Study by Marvin Bell
The coffee was cold so I said so. I said,
Why Poetry Can Be Hard For Most People by Dorothea Lasky
Because speaking to the dead is not something you want to do
Light (an Ars Poetica) by Michael Cirelli
We all do the same ol’ same ol’ same.
Friend, by Jean Valentine
You came in a dream, yesterday
Hospital Writing Workshop by Rafael Campo
Arriving late, my clinic having run
Ephemeral Stream by Elizabeth Willis
This is the way water
Lines on Nonsense by Eliza Lee Follen
Yes, nonsense is a treasure!
Scandal by Lola Ridge
Aren't there bigger things to talk about
Sky Burial by Ron Koertge
Q. You’re Such a Disciplined Writer. Were You Always That way?
From Trance Notebook #2 [nerdy questions about exact pitch] by Wayne Koestenbaum
sell me a clip-on