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Poetry
Volume: 181.1 | Year: 2002

Table of Contents:

Diane Ackerman
Like Your Face

Dick Allen
The Adult Section

John Ashbery
On His Reluctance To Take Down the Christmas Ornaments
Too Much Sleep Is Bad

Marvin Bell
The Papers

Wendell Berry
Sabbaths 2001

Michael Blumenthal
I Think Constantly of Those Who Were Truly Great

Robert Bly
Brahms

Philip Booth
The Professor's Final Address

David Bottoms
Melville in the Bass Boat

Neal Bowers
Near Myth

Jean Burden
Query

Turner Cassity
The Grateful Minimalist

Billy Collins
Poem
Writing in the Afterlife

Carl Dennis
A Colleague Confesses

Tom Disch
Ars Poetica

Gregory Djanikian
First Efforts

Stephen Dobyns
Aphorisms

Rita Dove
"I have been a stranger in a strange land"

Stephen Dunn
Sisyphus and the Sudden Lightness

Sandra Gilbert
Afternoon Walk: The Sea Ranch

Albert Goldbarth
Zero: Terror / Lullaby

Laurence Goldstein
War Babies, Sixty Years On

Eamon Grennan
Shard

Marilyn Hacker
Sonnet on a Line from Venus Khoury-Ghata

Susan Hahn
The Pity of Punctuation

Daryl Hine
Canzone

Ellen Hinsey
Interdiction

John Hollander
Entwining

Ben Howard
Prose Should Be Transparent

Richard Howard
Another Translator

X. J. Kennedy
Geometry

Galway Kinnell
The Stone Table

John Kinsella
Mulga Parrots

Carolyn Kizer
After Horace

Kenneth Koch
A Momentary Longing To Hear Sad Advice From One Long Dead

Yusef Komunyakaa
from Autobiography of My Alter Ego

Maxine Kumin
Last Days

Brad Leithauser
Routes

Philip Levine
New Year's Eve, in Hospital

William Logan
Song

J. D. McClatchy
Pibroch

Joe-Anne McLaughlin-Carruth
An Atheist's Blessing

Sandra McPherson
Virtue Study

W. S. Merwin
To the Blank Spaces

John Montague
Adam's Apple
Pilgrims

Les Murray
The Hanging Gardens

Carol Muske-Dukes
Love Song

John Frederick Nims
Now That You're Here

D. Nurkse
Saint Luke

Dennis O'Driscoll
In Town

Mary Oliver
White-Eyes

Linda Pastan
All I Want To Say

Robert Pinsky
Paschal

Peter Porter
Afterburner

F. D. Reeve
Home in Wartime

Pattiann Rogers
God and His People

Kay Ryan
Backward Miracle

George Scarbrough
Letter to Shi-te

Robert Shaw
Waste

David Slavitt
Dying Bird

Charlie Smith
Arrangements

Dave Smith
Coming Down in Ohio

R. T. Smith
Neglect

W. D. Snodgrass
Pacemaker

Gary Soto
Dirt

David St. John
from The Face

A. E. Stallings
Sin Qua Non

Timothy Steele
The Middle Years

Gerald Stern
Matins

Lucien Stryk
Gargoyles

James Tate
Half-Eaten

John Tranter
Whisper

David Wagoner
For a Student Sleeping in a Poetry Workshop

David Wojahn
Scrabble with Matthews

Charles Wright
Portrait of the Artist in a Prospect of Stone

Robert Wrigley
Do You Love Me?

Poets of Interest in this issue:

John Ashbery
On His Reluctance To Take Down the Christmas Ornaments; Too Much Sleep Is Bad

 

David Bottoms
Melville in the Bass Boat

 

Gregory Djanikian
First Efforts

 

Rita Dove
"I have been a stranger in a strange land"

 

Stephen Dunn
Sisyphus and the Sudden Lightness

 

Albert Goldbarth
Zero: Terror / Lullaby

 

Susan Hahn
The Pity of Punctuation

 

Richard Howard
Another Translator

 

Kenneth Koch
A Momentary Longing To Hear Sad Advice From One Long Dead

 

Yusef Komunyakaa
from Autobiography of My Alter Ego

 

Philip Levine
New Year's Eve, in Hospital

 

Sandra McPherson
Virtue Study

 

W. S. Merwin
To the Blank Spaces

 

D. Nurkse
Saint Luke

 

Robert Pinsky
Paschal

 

James Tate
Half-Eaten

 

David Wojahn
Scrabble with Matthews

 

Charles Wright
Portrait of the Artist in a Prospect of Stone