The Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart: Poems for Men

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9780060167448: The Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart: Poems for Men

An anthology of poems specially compiled for men brings together the poetry read at men's movement retreats and offers important commentary by the three leaders of the movement. $50,000 ad/promo.

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Robert Bly's books of poetry include The Night Abraham Called to the Stars and My Sentence Was a Thousand Years of Joy. His awards include the National Book Award for poetry and two Guggenheims. He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Musee Des Beaux Arts by Wystan Hugh Auden
Words For My Daughter by John Balaban
The Goddess by Theodore Faullain De Banville
A Poem Some People Will Have To Understand by Amiri Baraka
Sonnet To My Mother by George Barker
Becoming Milton by Coleman Bryan Barks
The Good Deeds Of The Moon by Charles Baudelaire
Which One Is Genuine by Charles Baudelaire
Hatred by Gwendolyn B. Bennett
Ripening by Wendell Berry
A Poison Tree, Fr. Songs Of Experience by William Blake
Proverbs From Hell, Sels. by William Blake
A Man Lost By A River by Michael Blumenthal
For My Son Noah, Ten Years Old by Robert Bly
Listening To The Koln Concert by Robert Bly
My Father's Wedding: 1924 by Robert Bly
Snowbanks North Of The House by Robert Bly
To President Bush At The Start Of The Gulf War by Robert Bly
We Real Cool; The Pool Players. Seven At The Golden Shovel by Gwendolyn Brooks
Lamb by Michael Dennis Browne
What I Heard At The Discount Department Store by David Budbill
The Secret by Charles Bukowski
I Am Asking You To Come Back Home by Jo Carson
Grief by Gaius (caius) Valerius Catullus
Notebook Of A Return To The Native Land, Sels. by Aime Cesaire
The War Prayer by Samuel Langhorne Clemens
Voyages: 2 by Harold Hart Crane
War Is Kind: 1 by Stephen Crane
All That Is Lovely In Men by Robert Creeley
Ballad Of The Despairing Husband by Robert Creeley
The Hill by Robert Creeley
Kore by Robert Creeley
A Marriage by Robert Creeley
The Rain by Robert Creeley
La Guerre: 2 by Edward Estlin Cummings
Unity by Fazil Husnu Daglarca
New Love And The Gentle Heart by Dante Alighieri
I Felt A Funeral In My Brain by Emily Dickinson
Mine Enemy Is Growing Old by Emily Dickinson
Much Madness Is Divinest Sense by Emily Dickinson
Safe In Their Alabaster Chambers by Emily Dickinson
Wild Nights! Wild Nights! by Emily Dickinson
And If He Had Been Wrong For Me by Robert Duncan
An Ark For Lawrence Durrell by Robert Duncan
Released For Flight by Robert Duncan
The Groundhog by Richard Ghormley Eberhart
Ape (2) by Russell Edson
The Automobile by Russell Edson
Feeding The Dog by Russell Edson
The Ox by Russell Edson
Lines For An Old Man by Thomas Stearns Eliot
The Colonel by Carolyn Forche
Catch by Robert Francis
Pitcher by Robert Francis
Waxwings by Robert Francis
Come In by Robert Frost
Design by Robert Frost
Fire And Ice by Robert Frost
The Hill Wife: The Impulse by Robert Frost
Sound-posture by Robert Frost
To Earthward by Robert Frost
Birds Nest by Gloria Fuertes
Little Infinite Poem by Federico Garcia Lorca
New York (office And Attack) by Federico Garcia Lorca
Rundown Church by Federico Garcia Lorca
Song Of The Cuban Blacks by Federico Garcia Lorca
Ego Tripping by Yolande Cornelia Giovanni
The Holy Longing by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
The Invisible King by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Until One Is Committed by Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
He Loved Three Things by Anna Adreyevna Gorenko
I Wrung My Hands Under My Dark Veil by Anna Adreyevna Gorenko
Twenty Poems Of Anna Akhmatova: 4. The Guest by Anna Adreyevna Gorenko
Twenty Poems Of Anna Akhmatova: 9 by Anna Adreyevna Gorenko
To Juan At The Winter Solstice by Robert Ranke Graves
O Wha's The Bride? by Christopher Murray Grieve
A Story About The Body by Robert Hass
Across The Swamp by Olav H. Hauge
I Stand Here, Do You Understand by Olav H. Hauge
Thoughts by Gerhart Hauptmann
Those Winter Sundays by Robert Earl Hayden
Advice by Heraclitus
Thoughts by Heraclitus
Selections by Miguel Hernandez
War by Miguel Hernandez
Theogony: The Great Father Eating His Children by Hesiod
What Happened During The Ice Storm by Jim Heynen
Freud Talks Of The Primal Meal (charles Boer, Co-author) by James Hillman
When The Father Is Absent by James Hillman
All The Fruit by Johann Christian Friedrich Holderlin
Bread And Wine: Part 7 by Johann Christian Friedrich Holderlin
Advice by Bill Holm
The Homeric Hymn To Ares, Sels. by Homer
God's Grandeur by Gerard Manley Hopkins
Pied Beauty by Gerard Manley Hopkins
Harlem by James Langston Hughes
Necessity by James Langston Hughes
Separation By Death by Ibn Hazm
Peer Gynt Tells His Mother About Is Newest Dventure by Henrik Johan Ibsen
A First On Tv (for Walter Cronkite) by David Ignatow
Kaddish by David Ignatow
No Theory by David Ignatow
Sunday At The State Hospital by David Ignatow
Work by Gyula Illyes
Guardian Angel by Rolf Jacobsen
Sunflower by Rolf Jacobsen
The Core Of Masculinity by Jalal Ad-din (jalaluddin) Ar-rumi
Four Quatrains by Jalal Ad-din (jalaluddin) Ar-rumi
Has Anyone Seen The Boy by Jalal Ad-din (jalaluddin) Ar-rumi
It's The Old Rule That Drunks Have To Argue by Jalal Ad-din (jalaluddin) Ar-rumi
The Light You Give Off' by Jalal Ad-din (jalaluddin) Ar-rumi
Names by Jalal Ad-din (jalaluddin) Ar-rumi
Say Yes Quickly by Jalal Ad-din (jalaluddin) Ar-rumi
Someone Digging In The Ground by Jalal Ad-din (jalaluddin) Ar-rumi
That Journeys Are Good by Jalal Ad-din (jalaluddin) Ar-rumi
Three Quatrains: 1 by Jalal Ad-din (jalaluddin) Ar-rumi
Three Quatrains: 2 by Jalal Ad-din (jalaluddin) Ar-rumi
Three Quatrains: 3 by Jalal Ad-din (jalaluddin) Ar-rumi
Fire On The Hills by Robinson Jeffers
Appointed Rounds by Louis Jenkins
Confessional Poem by Louis Jenkins
Football by Louis Jenkins
In A Tavern by Louis Jenkins
Library by Louis Jenkins
Walking Through A Wall by Louis Jenkins
I Am Not I by Juan Ramon Jimenez
Thoughts by Samuel (1709-1784) Johnson
Thoughts by Samuel (1709-1784) Johnson
On My First Son by Ben Jonson
A Flower Given To My Daughter by James Joyce
On The Beach At Fontana by James Joyce
The Guest Is Inside by Kabir
The Hopeful Spiritual Athlete by Kabir
How Much Is Not True by Kabir
To Be A Slave Of Intensity by Kabir
In Memory Of My Mother by Patrick Kavanagh
To Autumn by John Keats
After Making Love We Hear Footsteps by Galway Kinnell
Last Gods by Galway Kinnell
Lastness: Part 2 by Galway Kinnell
Middle Of The Way, Sels. by Galway Kinnell
When I Come Back To My Father's House by Galway Kinnell
Food Of Love by Carolyn Kizer
The Bones Of My Father by Etheridge Knight
Feeling Fucked Up by Etheridge Knight
The Idea Of Ancestry by Etheridge Knight
On The Yard by Etheridge Knight
Welcome Back, Mr. Knight: Love Of My Life by Etheridge Knight
Funeral Eva by Koroneau
The Portrait by Stanley Jasspon Kunitz
Cherries by Joe Lamb
Don't You Care For My Love? She Said Bitterly by David Herbert Lawrence
The English Are So Nice by David Herbert Lawrence
Healing by David Herbert Lawrence
History by David Herbert Lawrence
To Women, As Far As I'm Concerned by David Herbert Lawrence
The Gift by Li-young Lee
A Story by Li-young Lee
The Weight Of Sweetness by Li-young Lee
Animals Are Passing From Our Lives by Philip Levine
Conversation In The Mountains by Li Po
Conversation In The Mountains by Li Po
The River-merchant's Wife: A Letter by Li Po
Rain by Nicholas Vachel Lindsay
Last Night by Antonio Machado Ruiz
Moral Proverbs And Folk Songs (sels.) by Antonio Machado Ruiz
Portrait by Antonio Machado Ruiz
The Wind, One Brilliant Day by Antonio Machado Ruiz
Empty Warriors by Haki R. Madhubuti
Men And Birth; The Unexplainable by Haki R. Madhubuti
The Earthworm by Harry Edmund Martinson
The Bread Of This World; Praises Iii by Thomas Mcgrath
A Coal Fire In Winter by Thomas Mcgrath
Epitaph by Thomas Mcgrath
Ode For The American Dead In Asia by Thomas Mcgrath
Offering by Thomas Mcgrath
The White City by Claude Mckay
& Balls by Anne Mcnaughton
West Wall by William Stanley Merwin
Yesterday by William Stanley Merwin
A Thousand Chinese Dinners (sel.) by Robert Mezey
Faith by Czeslaw Milosz
Keeping Their World Large by Marianne Moore
Rigorists by Marianne Moore
The Invisible Men by Nakasuk
My Father Went To Funerals by Howard Nelson
Mother And Son by Alden A. Nowlan
Only When My Heart Freezes by Alden A. Nowlan
The Rites Of Manhood by Alden A. Nowlan
The Thief by Alden A. Nowlan
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Greed And Aggression by Sharon Olds
The Guild by Sharon Olds
The Race by Sharon Olds
Saturn by Sharon Olds
The Perfume Of Flowers by Charles Olson
These Days by Charles Olson
Songs Are Thoughts (netsilik Eskimo) by Orpingalik
Dulce Et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen
The Black Hairs by Heinz Passman
Grappa In September by Cesare Pavese
The Ascensions by William Pillen
The Dream by Felix Pollak
Onion by Katha Pollitt
The Delights Of The Door by Francis Ponge
What Thou Lovest Well Remains by Ezra Pound
Gargantua (sel.) by Francois Rabelais
Postcard (found On His Body After He Was Killed By The Nazis) by Miklos Radnoti
At The Washing Of My Son by David Ray
In The Third Month by David Ray
Lessons Of The War: 1. Naming Of Parts by Henry Reed
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Body Of A Woman by Naftali Ricardo Reyes Basuato
Gentleman Without Company by Naftali Ricardo Reyes Basuato
Melancholy Inside Families by Naftali Ricardo Reyes Basuato
Ode To My Socks by Naftali Ricardo Reyes Basuato
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Walking Around by Naftali Ricardo Reyes Basuato
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From Childhood by Rainer Maria Rilke
I Live My Life by Rainer Maria Rilke
Just As The Winged Energy Of Delight by Rainer Maria Rilke
Leda by Rainer Maria Rilke
The Man Watching by Rainer Maria Rilke
Sometimes A Man Stands Up During Supper by Rainer Maria Rilke
Sonnets To Orpheus Viii by Rainer Maria Rilke
A Walk by Rainer Maria Rilke
We Must Die Because We Have Known Them by Rainer Maria Rilke
Miniver Cheevy by Edwin Arlington Robinson
Next To Of Course God America I by Edwin Arlington Robinson
I Knew A Woman by Theodore Roethke
In A Dark Time, The Eye Begins To See by Theodore Roethke
My Papa's Waltz by Theodore Roethke
The Waking by Theodore Roethke
Crazy Dog Events (crow Indian) by Jerome Rothenberg
Wilderness by Carl Sandburg
The Leaves Of Heaven by Edward Sanders
The Witch by Santal
Sonnet: 65 by William Shakespeare
The Indian Serenade by Percy Bysshe Shelley
Breasts by Charles Simic
American Poetry by Louis Simpson
Big Dream, Little Dream by Louis Simpson
The Inner Part by Louis Simpson
American Primitive by William Jay Smith
Changing Diapers by Gary Snyder
Old Woman Nature by Gary Snyder
Why Log Truck Drivers Rise Earlier Than Students Of Zen by Gary Snyder
The Truly Great by Stephen Spender
On The Writing Of Poetry by William Edgar Stafford
A Ritual To Read To Each Other by William Edgar Stafford
A Story That Could Be True by William Edgar Stafford
With Kit, Age 7, At The Beach by William Edgar Stafford
The Twins by James Stephens
1. by Wallace Stevens
12. by Wallace Stevens
2. by Wallace Stevens
Dry Loaf by Wallace Stevens
The Irish Cliffs Of Moher by Wallace Stevens
Poetry Is A Destructive Force by Wallace Stevens
Cocks And Mares by Ruth Stone
In My Craft Or Sullen Art by Dylan Thomas
On The Words In Poetry by Dylan Thomas
Indeed Indeed, I Cannot Tell by Henry David Thoreau
On Being Extravagant by Henry David Thoreau
The Wild Mallrd Thought by Henry David Thoreau
It's Been A Hard Winter by Tomas Transtromer
The Scattered Congregation by Tomas Transtromer
Throw Yourself Like Seed by Miguel De Unamuno
Amergin And Cessair; A Battle Of Poetic Incantation by Anonymous
Death by Anonymous
Kore (by An Ethiopian Woman, As Reported By Carl Kerenyi) by Anonymous
Magic Words (eskimo) by Anonymous
The Mind (trobriands, New Guinea) by Anonymous
No More Auction Block (spiritual) by Anonymous
Old Song (traditional, West Africa) by Anonymous
The Song Of The Black Bear by Anonymous
Song Of The Thunders by Anonymous
The Wild Man Comes To The Monastery by Anonymous
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The Black Riders by Cesar Vallejo
The Distant Footsteps by Cesar Vallejo
Have You Anything To Say In Your Defense by Cesar Vallejo
I Am Going To Speak Of Hope by Cesar Vallejo
The Right Meaning by Cesar Vallejo
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Darkmotherscream by Andrey (andrei) Andreyevich Voznesensky
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Once I Pass'd Through A Populous City by Walt Whitman
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