(((Ten))) favorite poems that call and call…

(((Ten))) favorite poems that call and call…

1. “Crusoe in England,” Elizabeth Bishop
2. “Lying in a Hammock at William Duffy’s Farm in Pine Island, Minnesota,” James Wright
3. 601 [A still – Volcano – life], Emily Dickinson
4. “At the Un-National Monument Along the Canadian Border,” William Stafford
5. “Diving into the Wreck” Adrienne Rich
6. “Washing the hoe –” Yosa Buson
7. “A Compass,” Jorge Luis Borges
8. “The Forgotten Dialect of the Heart,” Jack Gilbert
9. “On Finding a Bird’s Bones in the Woods,” Lisel Mueller
10. “Voyages II,” Hart Crane
11. “Allegro,” Tomas Tranströmer
12. “The End and the Beginning, Wisława Szymborska
13. 205 [My true home is on Cold Mountain], Han-Shan
14. “After Reading Tu Fu, I Go Outside to the Dwarf Orchard,” Charles Wright
15. “Lonely, White Fields,” Mary Oliver
16. “If I Told Him: A Completed Portrait of Picasso,” Gertrude Stein
17. “Their Names Are Spoken,” Frank Stanford
18. “Lines,” Ruth Stone
19. “After Your Death,” Natasha Trethewey
20. “Windows,” Frank O’Hara [a misplaced poem, not found in his collected works]

~ by samofthetenthousandthings on December 10, 2013.

2 Responses to “(((Ten))) favorite poems that call and call…”

  1. A classic list. I think we have similar taste in poetry. **smile**

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