Poetry: A Harpercollins Pocket Anthology (The Harpercollins Pocket Anthology Series)

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9780065014631: Poetry: A Harpercollins Pocket Anthology (The Harpercollins Pocket Anthology Series)

This collection of 20th-century poetry contains a comprehensive introduction, offering insights into the history of poetry and its elements while contextual headnotes provide a backdrop for each poem in the text. It is part of the "HarperCollins Pocket Anthologies", with a balance of classic and contemporary selections by authorship that includes women and multicultural writers. Each volume also includes genre-specific background information and writing tips, providing students with all the tools they will need in a compact, portable form.

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Digression On The Nuclear Age by Betty Adcock
Child Beater by Florence Anthony
Dover Beach by Matthew Arnold
Paradoxes And Oxymorons by John Ashbery
What Is Poetry by John Ashbery
Siren Song by Margaret Atwood
Musee Des Beaux Arts by Wystan Hugh Auden
Song by Wystan Hugh Auden
The Unknown Citizen by Wystan Hugh Auden
The Fish by Elizabeth Bishop
One Art by Elizabeth Bishop
The Chimney Sweeper, Fr. Songs Of Innocence by William Blake
The Little Black Boy, Fr. Songs Of Innocence by William Blake
A Poison Tree, Fr. Songs Of Experience by William Blake
The Tyger [tiger], Fr. Songs Of Experience by William Blake
Sign For My Father, Who Stressed The Bunt by David Bottoms
The Author To Her Book by Anne Bradstreet
To My Dear And Loving Husband by Anne Bradstreet
The Mother by Gwendolyn Brooks
We Real Cool; The Pool Players. Seven At The Golden Shovel by Gwendolyn Brooks
Sonnets From The Portuguese: 43 by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
My Last Duchess by Robert Browning
Porphyria's Lover by Robert Browning
To A Waterfowl by William Cullen Bryant
A Red, Red Rose by Robert Burns
Stanzas by George Gordon Byron
Cherry Ripe by Thomas Campion
Combing by Gladys Cardiff
Eden Rock by Charles Causley
Narcissus And Echo by Fred Chappell
Homage To My Hips by Lucille Clifton
Frost At Midnight by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Kubla Khan by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Work Without Hope by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Chaplinesque by Harold Hart Crane
The Black Riders: 6 by Stephen Crane
War Is Kind: 21 by Stephen Crane
Oh No by Robert Creeley
Incident by Countee Cullen
Yet Do I Marvel by Countee Cullen
1x1 (one Times One): 14 by Edward Estlin Cummings
Chanson Innocente: 1, Fr. Tulips by Edward Estlin Cummings
No Thanks: 13 by Edward Estlin Cummings
Cherrylog Road by James Dickey
The Chariot by Emily Dickinson
Colloquy by Emily Dickinson
Dying by Emily Dickinson
Exclusion by Emily Dickinson
Parting by Emily Dickinson
The Snake by Emily Dickinson
The Canonization by John Donne
The Flea by John Donne
Holy Sonnet: 10 by John Donne
Holy Sonnet: 14 by John Donne
A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning by John Donne
Pear Tree by Hilda Doolittle
Idea: 61 by Michael Drayton
Epigram On Milton by John Dryden
Marriage A La Mode: Song by John Dryden
Marriage A-la-mode: Song by John Dryden
Love Song: I And Thou by Alan Dugan
We Wear The Mask by Paul Laurence Dunbar
The Sacred by Stephen Elliott Dunn
The Fury Of Aerial Bombardment by Richard Ghormley Eberhart
Journey Of The Magi by Thomas Stearns Eliot
The Love Song Of J. Alfred Prufrock by Thomas Stearns Eliot
Youth And Cupid by Elizabeth I
Concord Hymn; Sung At Completion Of Concord Monument, 1836 by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Each And [or, In] All by Ralph Waldo Emerson
God, A Poem by James Fenton
The Colonel by Carolyn Forche
The Wild Honeysuckle by Philip Freneau
Acquainted With The Night by Robert Frost
Design by Robert Frost
Home Burial by Robert Frost
The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost
Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening by Robert Frost
First Practice by Gary Gildner
A Supermarket In California by Allen Ginsberg
Cruising With The Beachboys by Dana Gioia
Elegy Written In A Country Churchyard by Thomas Gray
Maybe Dats Your Pwoblem Too by Jim Hall
Ah, Are You Digging On My Grave? by Thomas Hardy
Neutral Tones by Thomas Hardy
The Oxen by Thomas Hardy
The Ruined Maid by Thomas Hardy
Song For The Deer And Myself To Return On by Joy Harjo
Self Justification by Tony Harrison
Picking Blackberries With A Friend .. Reading Jacques Lacan by Robert Hass
Those Winter Sundays by Robert Earl Hayden
Digging by Seamus Heaney
In Memory Of David Kalstone by Anthony Hecht
'more Light! More Light!' by Anthony Hecht
Easter Wings by George Herbert
The Pulley by George Herbert
Redemption by George Herbert
To The Virgins, To Make Much Of Time by Robert Herrick
Liberace by Jonathan Holden
Adam's Task by John Hollander
Crossing Ka'u Desert by Garrett Kaoru Hongo
God's Grandeur by Gerard Manley Hopkins
Pied Beauty by Gerard Manley Hopkins
Eight O'clock by Alfred Edward Housman
A Shropshire Lad: 2 by Alfred Edward Housman
A Shropshire Lad: 27 by Alfred Edward Housman
A Shropshire Lad: 62 by Alfred Edward Housman
Description Of Spring by Henry Howard
Air View Of An Industrial Scene by Andrew Hudgins
Pike by Edward James Hughes
The Thought-fox by Edward James Hughes
Harlem by James Langston Hughes
The Negro Speaks Of Rivers by James Langston Hughes
The Death Of The Ball Turret Gunner by Randall Jarrell
The Purse-seine by Robinson Jeffers
On My First Son by Ben Jonson
Song [or, Echo's Dirge For Narcissus] by Ben Jonson
Counting The Mad by Donald Justice
La Belle Dame Sans Merci by John Keats
Ode On A Grecian Urn by John Keats
Ode To A Nightingale by John Keats
On First Looking Into Chapman's Homer by John Keats
Sonnet by John Keats
For My Daughter by Weldon Kees
In A Prominent Bar In Secaucus One Day by X. J. Kennedy
L'envoi by Rudyard Kipling
The Ungrateful Garden by Carolyn Kizer
For Black Poets Who Think Of Suicide by Etheridge Knight
Facing It by Yusef Komunyakaa
Noted In The New York Times by Maxine W. Kumin
Dying Speech Of An Old Philosopher by Walter Savage Landor
No Longer Could I Doubt Him True by Walter Savage Landor
Next, Please by Philip Larkin
The Old Fools by Philip Larkin
This Be The Verse by Philip Larkin
Piano by David Herbert Lawrence
Eating Together by Li-young Lee
The Ache Of Marriage by Denise Levertov
Genius by Philip Levine
The River-merchant's Wife: A Letter by Li Po
The Arsenal At Springfield by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The Cross Of Snow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
To Lucasta, [on] Going To The Wars by Richard Lovelace
For The Union Dead by Robert Lowell
E.s.l. (english As A Second Language) by Charles Martin
To His Coy Mistress by Andrew Marvell
Casual Wear by James Ingram Merrill
Two Poems For David Kalstone: 1. Investiture At Cecconi's by James Ingram Merrill
For The Anniversary Of My Death by William Stanley Merwin
The Last One by William Stanley Merwin
Sonnet: 31 by Edna St. Vincent Millay
Sonnet: 42 by Edna St. Vincent Millay
Sonnet: 5 by Edna St. Vincent Millay
Subterfuge by Vassar Miller
On His Being [or, Having] Arrived At The Age Of Twenty-three by John Milton
Sonnet: 18. On The Late Massacre In Piedmont by John Milton
Sonnet: 19. On His Blindness by John Milton
Poetry (further Revised) by Marianne Moore
Silence by Marianne Moore
Mountain Bride by Robert Morgan
The Ballad Of Aunt Geneva by Marilyn Nelson
The Goose Fish by Howard Nemerov
A Primer Of The Daily Round by Howard Nemerov
The Traveling Onion by Naomi Shihab Nye
The Day Lady Died by Frank O'hara
The One Girl At The Boys Party by Sharon Olds
The Black Walnut Tree by Mary Oliver
Dulce Et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen
One Perfect Rose by Dorothy Parker
Resume by Dorothy Parker
Crocuses by Linda Pastan
The Ballad Of Dead Yankees by Donald Petersen
Barbie Doll by Marge Piercy
Daddy by Sylvia Plath
Edge by Sylvia Plath
Metaphors by Sylvia Plath
The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe
Sonnet - To Science by Edgar Allan Poe
To Helen (1) by Edgar Allan Poe
Ode On Solitude (final Printed Version) by Alexander Pope
A Poet's Song by Alexander Pope
Sestina: Altaforte by Ezra Pound
A Martian Sends A Postcard Home by Craig Raine
Ballad Of Birmingham by Dudley Randall
Bells For John Whiteside's Daughter by John Crowe Ransom
Piazza Piece by John Crowe Ransom
Aunt Jennifer's Tigers by Adrienne Cecile Rich
Diving Into The Wreck by Adrienne Cecile Rich
Rape by Adrienne Cecile Rich
The Purpose Of Altar Boys by Alberto Alvaro Rios
Firelight by Edwin Arlington Robinson
The Mill by Edwin Arlington Robinson
Richard Cory by Edwin Arlington Robinson
Dolor by Theodore Roethke
My Papa's Waltz by Theodore Roethke
Concepts And Their Bodies (the Boy In The Field Alone) by Pattiann Rogers
Up-hill by Christina Georgina Rossetti
The Visitor by Gibbons Ruark
Grass by Carl Sandburg
The Hero by Siegfried Sassoon
The Truth The Dead Know by Anne Sexton
Wanting To Die by Anne Sexton
April, Fr. Love's Labour's Lost by William Shakespeare
Sonnet: 116 by William Shakespeare
Sonnet: 130 by William Shakespeare
Sonnet: 18 by William Shakespeare
Sonnet: 29 by William Shakespeare
Sonnet: 30 by William Shakespeare
Sonnet: 73 by William Shakespeare
Winter, Fr. Love's Labour's Lost by William Shakespeare
Ode To The West Wind by Percy Bysshe Shelley
Ozymandias by Percy Bysshe Shelley
Women Bathing At Bergen-belsen by Enid Shomer
Astrophel And Stella: 1 by Philip Sidney
My Shoes by Charles Simic
American Classic by Louis Simpson
My Father In The Night Commanding No by Louis Simpson
Jubilate Agno: My Cat Jeoffrey [or, Lines 697-780.] by Christopher Smart
Mementos, I by William Dewitt Snodgrass
A Walk by Gary Snyder
Stamp Collecting by Cathy Song
How Things Work by Gary Soto
The Burning Babe by Robert Southwell
Amoretti: 75 by Edmund Spenser
Traveling Through The Dark by William Edgar Stafford
Sapphics Against Anger by Timothy Reid Steele
Anecdote Of The Jar by Wallace Stevens
Disillusionment Of Ten O'clock by Wallace Stevens
The Snow Man by Wallace Stevens
Sunday Morning by Wallace Stevens
Day Begins At Governor's Square Mall by Leon Stokesbury
The Marriage by Mark Strand
A Description Of A City Shower by Jonathan Swift
Teaching The Ape To Write Poems by James Tate
Housewifery by Edward Taylor
The Eagle; A Fragment by Alfred Tennyson
In Memoriam A.h.h.: 54 by Alfred Tennyson
The Princess: Song by Alfred Tennyson
Ulysses by Alfred Tennyson
Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night by Dylan Thomas
Fern Hill by Dylan Thomas
Reapers by Jean Toomer
Bonny Barbara Allan by Anonymous
Sir Patrick Spens by Anonymous
Western Wind (1) by Anonymous
Daughter by Ellen Bryant Voigt
Central America by Derek Walcott
Sea Canes by Derek Walcott
Even As I Hold You by Alice Walker
For Malcolm X by Margaret Abigail Walker
Song by Edmund Waller
Christmas Comes To Moccasin Flat by James Welch
A Noiseless Patient Spider by Walt Whitman
Out Of The Cradle Endlessly Rocking by Walt Whitman
A Sight In Camp In The Daybreak Gray And Dim by Walt Whitman
Song Of Myself: 6 by Walt Whitman
When I Heard The Learn'd Astronomer by Walt Whitman
Skipper Ireson's Ride by John Greenleaf Whittier
Playboy by Richard Wilbur
The Writer by Richard Wilbur
Year's End by Richard Wilbur
A Hardware Store As Proof Of The Existence Of God by Nancy Willard
The Book by Miller Williams
The Last Words Of My English Grandmother by William Carlos Williams
The Red Wheelbarrow by William Carlos Williams
Spring And All by William Carlos Williams
Daffodils by William Wordsworth
Evening On Calais Beach by William Wordsworth
Lines Composed A Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey by William Wordsworth
Ode: Intimations Of Immortality From Recollections Of Early Childhood by William Wordsworth
Autumn Begins In Martins Ferry, Ohio by James Wright
Saint Judas by James Wright
The Lover Showeth How He Is Forsaken by Thomas Wyatt
The Lake Isle Of Innisfree by William Butler Yeats
Leda And The Swan by William Butler Yeats
Sailing To Byzantium by William Butler Yeats
The Second Coming by William Butler Yeats
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