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Poetry
Volume: 171.1 | Year: 1997

Table of Contents:

A. R. Ammons
Clabberbabble

John Ashbery
Proximity
Laughing Gravy

Marvin Bell
Sounds of the Resurrected Dead Man's Footsteps #26

Eavan Boland
A Dream of Colony

Philip Booth
Writing It Down

David Bottoms
Occurrence in the Big Sky

Neal Bowers
The Passed

John Brehm
Songbird

Turner Cassity
Walking on Water

Billy Collins
I Go Back to the House for a Book

Alfred Corn
Audubon's Green-Shank

Carl Dennis
A Priest of Hermes

William Dickey
Caliban's Second Song

Tom Disch
To an Unrepentant Plagiarist

Rita Dove
Evening Primrose

Stephen Dunn
Music
Noise

Stuart Dybek
Swan

Irving Feldman
They Say and They Repeat

Richard Foerster
A Tetradrachm of Alexander the Great

Alice Fulton
Ornamental

Sandra Gilbert
Basil

Albert Goldbarth
True3

Eamon Grennan
World

Rachel Hadas
Four Short Stories

Susan Hahn
Frigid 1996

Dennis Haskell
The Talk

Seamus Heaney
Three-Piece

Daryl Hine
The World Is Everything That Is the Case

Edward Hirsch
Oscar Ginsburg

John Hollander
Fire!

Richard Howard
Family Values

Rodney Jones
The Poetry Reading

Donald Justice
The Voice of Col. Von Stauffenberg Rising From Purgatory

X. J. Kennedy
Harriet

Richard Kenney
Between

James Kimbrell
Orpheus in Young Island

Galway Kinnell
Middle Path

John Kinsella
Death of a Farm Boy

Yusef Komunyakaa
The Song Thief

Maxine Kumin
Lying in Bed Away From Home

Brad Leithauser
Blessing for Malcolm Lowry

Philip Levine
Black Stone on Top of Nothing

William Matthews
Job Interview

J. D. McClatchy
Lines on My Face

Joe-Anne McLaughlin-Carruth
Fort Western

Sandra McPherson
To a book of Needles, 1918

Peter Meinke
M3

W. S. Merwin
Wanting To See
Late Glimpse
Accompaniment

John Montague
Rober, Old Stager

Stanley Moss
Judas

Lisel Mueller
Ex Machina

Paul Muldoon
Apple Slump

Jack Elliott Myers
Sticks and Stones: Another Story About the Buddha

John Frederick Nims
Two Madrigals by Michelangelo for Vittoria Colonna

Sharon Olds
Mother

Mary Oliver
The Storm
The Owl

Linda Pastan
Self-Portrait

Reynolds Price
A Final Stand

Pattiann Rogers
Self-Recognition of the Observer As Momentary Cessation of Process

Kay Ryan
Grazing Horses

Mary Jo Salter
Liam

George Scarbrough
The New Biology

Grace Schulman
Prayer

Philip Schultz
Epithalamion

Lloyd Schwartz
Song

Robin Seyfried
Bulk Poetry

Alan Shapiro
Bedtime Story, 1979

Robert Shaw
Remainders

Charles Simic
The Wooden Toy

Charlie Smith
Mute

Elizabeth Spires
Bruise

David St. John
Rhapsody

A. E. Stallings
Homecoming

Timothy Steele
Going

Gerald Stern
Pamet Harbor

Ruth Stone
So Be It

Lucien Stryk
One

Wislawa Szymborska
A Great Man's House

Leslie Ullman
Calypso, Twilight

John Updike
Bridge

David Wagoner
For a Row of Laurel Shrubs

Chris Wallace-Crabbe
Angeltime

Theodore Weiss
That Song

C. K. Williams
Ice

David Wojahn
Arion

Charles Wright
The Appalachian Book of the Dead III
Opus Posthumous II

Poets of Interest in this issue:

A. R. Ammons
Clabberbabble

 

John Ashbery
Proximity; Laughing Gravy

 

Eavan Boland
A Dream of Colony

 

David Bottoms
Occurrence in the Big Sky

 

Rita Dove
Evening Primrose

 

Stephen Dunn
Music; Noise

 

Alice Fulton
Ornamental

 

Albert Goldbarth
True3

 

Susan Hahn
Frigid 1996

 

Seamus Heaney
Three-Piece

 

Edward Hirsch
Oscar Ginsburg

 

Richard Howard
Family Values

 

Yusef Komunyakaa
The Song Thief

 

Philip Levine
Black Stone on Top of Nothing

 

Sandra McPherson
To a book of Needles, 1918

 

W. S. Merwin
Wanting To See; Late Glimpse; Accompaniment

 

Sharon Olds
Mother

 

Alan Shapiro
Bedtime Story, 1979

 

Charles Simic
The Wooden Toy

 

David Wojahn
Arion

 

Charles Wright
The Appalachian Book of the Dead III; Opus Posthumous II