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FURTHER READING
Poems about City Life
And the City Stood in its Brightness
by Czeslaw Milosz
Atlantic City Sunday Morning
by Gregory Pardlo
Block City
by Robert Louis Stevenson
California Plush
by Frank Bidart
He Dreams of Falling
by Ruth Ellen Kocher
In a Station of the Metro
by Ezra Pound
In Paris
by Carl Dennis
In the City of Night
by John Gould Fletcher
Joseph Brodsky in Venice (1981)
by Campbell McGrath
Move to the City
by Nathaniel Bellows
Pittsburgh
by James Allen Hall
Tale of Two Cities
by Mark Jarman
The Barcelona Inside Me
by Robin Becker
The Chicago Poem
by Jerome Rothenberg
The City Limits
by A. R. Ammons
The City's Love
by Claude McKay
This City
by Liam Rector
With My Back to City Hall, On Yom Kippur
by Jordan Davis
Poems about Rivers
A Musical Instrument
by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
A Thought of the Nile
by Leigh Hunt
Afton Water
by Robert Burns
Ephemeral Stream
by Elizabeth Willis
In Passing
by Stanley Plumly
Man in Stream
by Rosanna Warren
Oarlock, Oar (Y, W, V, U, F)
by Katrina Vandenberg
Part of Eve's Discussion
by Marie Howe
Rückenfigur
by Susan Howe
Somewhere between here and Belen
by Jay Wright
South
by Jack Gilbert
Summer Night, Riverside
by Sara Teasdale
The Other Side of the River
by Xi Chuan
The Outlet (162)
by Emily Dickinson
Vague Cadence
by Geoffrey G. O'Brien
Written on the Banks of the Arun
by Charlotte Smith
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From a Bridge Car

 
by Elias Lieberman

River inscrutable, river mysterious,
     Mornings or evenings, in gray skies or blue,
Thousands of toilers in gay mood or serious,
     Workward and homeward have gazed upon you.

Swirling or sluggish, but ever inscrutable,
     Sparkling or oily, but never the same;
You, like the city, mysterious, mutable,
     Tremble with passions which no on can name.



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