IN THE HEYDAYS OF HIS EYES
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An Anthology of Poetry about Being Young and Growing Up
 
 
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Anonymous (English), "POOR BUT HONEST" From The Norton Anthology of Light Verse, ed Russell Baker W. W. Norton 1986

Fleur Adcock, "FOR A FIVE-YEAR OLD" from Poems 1960-2000 published by Bloodaxe Books, 2000. www.bloodaxebooks.com

Kathleen Aguero, "BEATING UP BILLY MURPHY IN FIFTH GRADE" from The Real Weather published by Hanging Loose Press, 1987. First published in West Branch. Permission of Kathleen Aguero.

Muhammad Ali, "I DANCE AND I HAVE A FAST HOOK" Permission of Muhammad Ali and the Muhammad Ali Center www.alicenter.org

Debra Allbery, "ASSEMBLER" From Walking Distance by Debra Allbery, © 1991. All rights are controlled by the University of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, PA 15260. Used by permission of the University of Pittsburgh Press. www.pitt.edu/~press

Michael Anania, "A SECOND-HAND ELEGY for Douglas Dickey, Pfc. U. S. M. C.°" from The Color of Dust by Michael Anania published by the Swallow Press. Permission of Ohio University Press and Swallow Press. www.ohioswallow.com

Maggie Anderson, "SPITTING IN THE LEAVES" from Cold Comfort, by Maggie Anderson, © 1986. All rights are controlled by the University of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, PA 15260. Used by permission of the University of Pittsburgh Press. www.pitt.edu/~press

Catherine Anderson, "WOMANHOOD" from Work of Hands published by Perugia Press © 2000. First published in The Women’s Review of Books. Permission of Catherine Anderson. ceanderson88@hotmail.com

Moira Andrew, "CHILD WITH A CAUSE" published in Cambridge Contemporary Poets 1. Permission of Moira Andrew.

Carroll Arnett/Gogisgi, "THE OLD MAN SAID: ONE" from South Line by Carroll Arnett/Gogisgi, published by The Elizabeth Press. Permission of The Elizabeth Press.

Aaron Ballance, "MISHA AND THE GRAVE" First published in Greensboro Review Permission of Aaron Ballance.

Jim Barnes, "HALCYON DAYS" originally published in Concerning Poetry and later in Carriers of the Dream Wheel, ed. Duane Niatum, published by Harper and Row. Permission of Jim Barnes.

Jan Barry, "A NUN IN NINH HOA" from Earth Songs: New and Selected poems © 2003 by Jan Barry. Permission of Jan Barry. www.janbarry.net

R. L. Barth, "THE INSERT" from Deeply Dug In by R. L. Barth, published by the University of New Mexico Press, 2003.. Permission of the University of New Mexico Press.

Ellen Bass, "CAN'T GET OVER HER" from Mules of Love: (American Poets Continum,73) published by BOA Editions. Permission of Ellen Bass. www.ellenbass.com

Ellen Bass, "FIRST MENSTRUATION" from Of Separateness and Merging, published by The Autumn Press. Permission of Ellen Bass. www.ellenbass.com

Sandra Beasley, "ANTIETAM" from I Was the Jukebox © 2010 by Sandra Beasley. Permission of Sandra Beasley and W. W. Norton & Company. www.sandrabeasley.com

Jan Beatty, "MY FATHER TEACHES ME TO DREAM" from Boneshaker Published by the University of Pittsburgh Press 2000. Permission of Jan Beatty.

Wendell Berry, "HER FIRST CALF" from Collected Poems published by North Point Press. Permission of Wendell Berry.

Valerie Bloom, "DON' GO OVA DERE" from Let Me Touch The Sky, Selected Poems, by Valerie Bloom, Macmillan Children's Books, 2000. Permission of Valerie Bloom. www.valbloom.co.uk

Deborah Boe, "FACTORY WORK" from MOJAVE © 1988 by Deborah Boe. Permission of Hanging Loose Press. First published in Poetry © 1986 by The Poetry Foundation. Reprinted by permission of the Editor of Poetry.

Michelle Boisseau, "EAVESDROPPING" from No Private Life by Michelle Boisseau, Vanderbilt University Press 1990. Permission of Michelle Boisseau.

David Bottoms, "SIGN FOR MY FATHER, WHO STRESSED THE BUNT" from Armored Heart: Selected and New Poems Copyright © 1995 by David Bottoms. Reprinted with the permission of The Permissions Company, Inc. on behalf of Copper Canyon Press. Bottomswww.coppercanyonpress.org

Christopher Brookhouse, "FOR STEPHEN" first published in Carolina Quarterly, included in The Light Between the Fields, published by Sigal Books. Permission of Christopher Brookhouse.

T. Alan Broughton, "A DREAM BEFORE SLEEP" from Dreams Before Sleep published by Carnegie Mellon University Press, 1982. Permission of T. Alan Broughton. broughton@uvm.edu

Robert Browning, "MEETING AT NIGHT" from The Complete Poetic and Dramatic Works of Robert Browning, Houghton Mifflin, 1895.

Joseph Bruchac, "A FIRE STORY Lake George, 1984" from Tracking by Joseph Bruchac published by Ion Books. Permission of Joseph Bruchac.

Robert Burns, "GREEN GROW THE RASHES" from The Poetical Works of Robert Burns, Oxford University Press.

Robert Burns, "A RED, RED ROSE" from The Poetical Works of Robert Burns, Oxford University Press.

Jo Carson, "I CANNOT REMEMBER ALL THE TIMES..." By Jo Carson from An Ear to the Ground: An Anthology of Contemporary American Poetry edited by Marie Harris and Kathleen Aguero, published by The University of Georgia Press. Permission of The University of Georgia Press. www.ugapress.org

Siv Cedering, "POEM FOR MY MOTHER" from Letters from a Floating World published by the University of Pittsburgh Press. Permission of Siv Cedering. www.cedering.com

Virginia Cerenio, "pick-up at chef rizal restaurant" from Trespassing Innocence published by The Kearny Street Workshop. Permission of Virginia Cerenio.

Margaret Brewster Chard, "NIGHT TO REMEMBER" from Anthology of Magazine Verse for 1958 ed. Williiam Stanley Braithwaite, The Schulte Publishing Co. NY, NY, 1959. Permission of Tom Chard.

Robert J. Conley, "UNTITLED" From Songs from this Earth on Turtle's Back ed. Joseph Bruchac, published by Greenfield Review Press. Permission of Robert J. Conley.

Frances Cornford, "A RECOLLECTION" From Collected Poems by Frances Cornford. Permission of the Trustees of Mrs. F. C. Cornford Deceased Will Trust.

Frances Cornford, "CHILDHOOD" From Collected Poems by Frances Cornford. Permission of the Trustees of Mrs. F. C. Cornford Deceased Will Trust.

Stephen Crane, "A YOUTH IN APPAREL THAT GLITTERED 27" from Black Riders and other Lines(1905) included inThe Complete Poetry of Stephen Crane, ed. Joseph Katz, Cornell University Press.

Adelaide Crapsey, "from CINQUAINS SUSANNA AND THE ELDERS" from Verse by Adelaide Crapsey. Alfred A. Knopf and Company, 1922.

Barbara Crooker, "PATTY'S CHARCOAL DRIVE-IN" from Obbligato (Linwood Publishers, 1992). Permission of Barbara Crooker. www.barbaracrooker.com

Ronald Crowe, "GRABBING" first published in, The DeKalb Literary Arts Journal; included in Anthology of Magazine Verse and Yearbook of American Poetry (1985) published by Monitor Book Company. Permission of Ronald Crowe. rongcro2@juno.com

Leo Dangel, "MEN AND BOYS" Leo Dangel, "Men and Boys" from The Crow on the Golden Archespublished by Spoon River Poetry Press 2004. Permission of Spoon River Poetry Press.

Jim Daniels, "WORLD SERIES, 1968" from The Long Haul published by Pig in a Poke Press. Permission of James Daniels.

Waiata Dawn Davies, "THE SAILOR" from piece WORK A poetry anthology by the PK Community of Poets For UK National Poetry Day 9th October 2008.Edited by Jim Bennett. Permission of Waiata Dawn Davies.

Diane Dawber, "ONE ROOM" from Cankerville by Diane Dawber published by Borealis Press, Ltd. 1984. Permission of Borealis Press and Diane Dawber.

Debra Kang Dean, "BACK TO BACK" from News of Home: Poems, © 1998, BOA Editions, Permission of Debra Kang Dean and BOA Editons.

Toi Derricotte, "ST. PETER CLAVER" from Captivity, by Toi Derricotte, © 1989. All rights are controlled by the University of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, PA 15260. Used by permission of the University of Pittsburgh Press. www.pitt.edu/~press

Toi Derricotte, "BLACK BOYS PLAY THE CLASSICS" Toi Dericotte, "BLACK BOYS PLAY THE CLASSICS" from Tender, by Toi Derricotte, © 1997. All rights are controlled by the University of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, PA 15260. Used by permission of the University of Pittsburgh Press.

Emily Dickinson, "[WILD NIGHTS] 249" from The Poems of Emily Dickinson, ed. Thomas H. Johnson, published by Harvard University Press.

John Donne, "SONG" from John Donne: Poetry and Prose, Oxford University Press, 1946.

Rita Dove, "ADOLESCENCE--I" from Selected Poems, Pantheon Books © 1993 by Rita Dove. Reprinted by permission of the author.

Rita Dove, "ADOLESCENCE--III" from Selected Poems, Pantheon Books © 1993 by Rita Dove. Reprinted by permission of the author.

Barbara Drake, "MOTHER SAID" from What We Say to Strangers by Barbara Drake, Breitenbush Books , 1986. © Barbara Drake. Permission of Barbara Drake. bdrake@linfield.edu

John Dryden, "SONG FOR A GIRL" Penguin Books, 1985.

Anita Endrezze, "THE COURTSHIP OF SUN AND MOON (based on a Yaqui story)" Permissiion of Anita Endrezze hanksville.org/storytellers/anita

Martín Espada, "THE SIGN IN MY FATHER'S HANDS" From Imagine the Angel of Bread Published by W. W. Norton and Company Inc. © Martín Espada 1996. Permission of Martín Espada

Peter Everwine, "LESSONS" From LISTENING LONG AND LATE © 2013. All rights are controlled by the University of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, PA 15260. Used by permission of Peter Everwine and the University of Pittsburgh Press. www.pitt.edu/~press

Gavin Ewart, "SHORT TIME" from The Gavin Ewart Show published by Trigram Press (UK) and Bits Press (US). Permission of Mrs. Gavin Ewart.

Vicki Feaver, "Crab apple jelly" from Crab Apple Jelly, published by Somers Press, © 1992 by Vicki Feaver. Permission of Vicki Feaver.

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, "[THE PENNYCANDYSTORE BEYOND THE EL]" from A Coney Island of the Mind by Lawrence Ferlinghetti copyright © 1958 by Lawrence Ferlinghetti . Reprinted by permission of New Directions Publishing Corp.

Edward Field, "THE SLEEPER" from Counting Myself Lucky: Selected Poems, 1963-1992 by Edward Field published by Sheep Meadow Press. Permission of Sheep Meadow Press.

Edward Field, "A BILL TO MY FATHER" from Counting Myself Lucky: Selected Poems, 1963-1992 by Edward Field published by Sheep Meadow Press. Permission of Sheep Meadow Press.

Jane Flanders, "THE GEOGRAPHY OF CHILDREN" from Timepiece published by the University of Pittsburgh Press, 1988. Permission of Steven Flanders.

Bryan Alec Floyd, "SERGEANT BRANDON JUST, U. S. M. C." from The Long War Dead published by The Permanent Press. Permission of The Permanent Press. www.thepermanentpress.com

Bryan Alec Floyd, "CORPORAL KEVIN SPINA, U. S. M. C." from The Long War Dead published by The Permanent Press. Permission of The Permanent Press. www.thepermanentpress.com

Linda France, "GATE-CRASHER" from New Women Poets published by Bloodaxe Books, 1990. Permission of Linda France.

Robert Francis, "THAT DARK OTHER MOUNTAIN" from Collected Poems by Robert Francis © 1976 by Robert Francis. Permission of The University of Massachusetts Press.

Phil George, "BATTLE WON IS LOST" fromThe Whispering Wind: Poetry by Young American Indians ed. Terry Allen. Published by Doubleday and Company © 1972 The Institute of American Indian Arts. Permission of the Institute of American Indian Arts.

Nikki Giovanni, "HOUSECLEANING" from Black Feeling, Black Talk, Black Judgment © 1968,1990 by Nikki Giovanni. Published by William Morrow. Permission of Nikki Giovanni.

Nikki Giovanni, "NIKKI-ROSA" from Black Feeling, Black Talk, Black Judgment © 1968,1990 by Nikki Giovanni. Published by William Morrow. Permission of Nikki Giovanni.

Nikki Giovanni, "LEGACIES" from Black Feeling, Black Talk, Black Judgment © 1968,1990 by Nikki Giovanni. Published by William Morrow. Permission of Nikki Giovanni.

Nikki Giovanni, "A POEM FOR CAROL" from Black Feeling, Black Talk, Black Judgment © 1968,1990 by Nikki Giovanni. Published by William Morrow. Permission of Nikki Giovanni.

Jon Forrest Glade, "BLOOD TRAIL" from Photographs of the Jungle published by Chiron Review Press. Permission of Chiron Review Press and Jon Forrest Glade.

Paul Goodman, "DON LARSEN'S PERFECT GAME" from The Lordly Hudson; The Collected Poems of Paul Goodman published by The MacMillan Company. Permission of Sally Goodman.

Paul Goodman, "SURFERS AT SANTA CRUZ" from The Lordly Hudson; The Collected Poems of Paul Goodman published by The MacMillan Company. Permission of Sally Goodman.

Andrew J. Grossman, "SOMETIME THE COW KICK YOUR HEAD" first published in Sometime the Cow Kick Your Head: Light Year ’88-’89 published by Bits Press. Permission of Andrew Grossman.

Corrine Hales, "TESTIMONY" from Separate Escapes, published by Ashland Poetry Press. Permission of Corrine Hales and Ashland Poetry Press.

Corrine Hales, "WAR STORIES" from Underground published by Ahsahta Press. Permission of Corrine Hales and Ahsahta Press. ahsahtapress.boisestate.edu/books/hales.htm

Nixeon Civille Handy, "GIRL TO WOMAN" first published in Slackwater Review and later in Anthology of Magazine Verse and Yearbook of American Poetry, 1980. Permission of Nixon Handy.

C. G. Hanzlicek, "COBALT" from The Cave: Selected and New Poems. By C. G. Hanzlicek, © 2001. All rights are controlled by the University of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, PA 15260. Used by permission of the University of Pittsburgh Press. www.pitt.edu/~press

Thomas Hardy, "THE RUINED MAID" from The Collected Poems of Thomas Hardy published by The MacMillan Company.

Thomas Hardy, "THE OXEN" from The Collected Poems of Thomas Hardy published by The MacMillan Company.

James Hazard, "WHISKEY IN WHITING, INDIANA" from A Hive of Souls: Selected Poems 1968-1976 published by The Crossing Press. Permission of James Hazard.

Judith Hemschemeyer, "THE DIRTY-BILLED FREEZE FOOTY" from Close and Very Slow published by Wesleyan University Press. Permission of Judith Hemschemeyer.

David Hernandez, "MOSUL" from Hoodwinked by David Hernandez. Published by Sarabande Books Inc. Permission of Sarabande Books.

William Heyen, "MANTLE" from The Host: Selected Poems 1965-1990, by William Heyen. Copyright © 1994 by Time Being Press. Reprinted by permission of Time Being Books and William Heyen. www.timebeing.com

Conrad Hilberry, "INSTRUCTION" Permission of Conrad Hilberry

Gerard Manley Hopkins, "SPRING AND FALL to a young child" from Gerard Manley Hopkins, Oxford University Press 1987.

A. E. Housman, "Lovliest of Trees, the Cherry Now" (London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner, & Co., 1896) Public Domain

A. E. Housman, "BREDON* HILL" From A Shropshire Lad and Other Poems: The Collected Poems of A. E. Housman, Penguin Classics, 2010

A. E. Housman, "OH SEE HOW THICK THE GOLDCUP FLOWERS" from A Shropshire Lad by A. E. Housman, London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Tarübner & Co. 1896.

Christopher Howell, "DINNER OUT" from Light's Ladder.© University of Washington Press, 2004. Permission of Christopher Howell and University of Washington Press.

Lowell Jaeger, "THE MILL" first published in 5A.M. From Black Ice© 2006 Lowell Jaeger, published by Pudding House Publications. Permission of Lowell Jaeger.

Todd Jailer, "BILL HASTINGS" First published in Plainsong. Permission of Todd Jailer.

Mahmood Jamal, "WEDDING" from Grandchildren of Albion published by New Departures. Permission of Mahmood Jamal.

Randall Jarrell, "A SICK CHILD" from Selected Poems by Randall Jarrell, published by The MacMillan Company. Permission of Mary Jarrell

Randall Jarrell, "THE DEATH OF THE BALL TURRET GUNNER" from Selected Poems by Randall Jarrell, published by The MacMillan Company. Permission of Mary Jarrell

Esther Johnson, "'IF IT BE TRUE'" (1683-1728)

Michael L. Johnson, "COYOTE SKULL: A LESSON FOR A CHILD" First published in The Texas Review. Permission of Michael Johnson.

T. H. Jones, "A STORM IN CHILDHOOD" from Collected Poems published by Gomer Press. Permission of Gomer Press.

Ben Jonson, "STILL TO BE NEAT" The Complete Poems, Penguin Books, 1984.

Ben Jonson, "EPIGRAMS: ON MY FIRST SON" from The Complete Poems of Ben Jonson, Published by Penguin Books, 1984

Jackie Kay, "ANGELA DAVIS" from Darling: New and Selected Poems published by Bloodaxe Books, 2007. Permission of Bloodaxe Books www.bloodaxebooks. com

Rudyard Kipling, "TOMMY°" from Barrack-Room Ballads and Other Verses, Metheun and Co. 1907.

Tina Koyama, "RECIPE FOR BREAD (for G. C.)" from An Anthology of Asian American Poetry, published by the Greenfield Review Press. Permission of Tina Koyama.

Mark Kraushaar, "WE CHOOSE OUR PARENTS" from Falling Brick Kills Local Man © 2009 by the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System. Reprinted by permission of the University of Wisconsin Press and Mark Kraushaar. http://uwpress.wisc.edu/.books/4556.htm

Mark Kraushaar, "RAY" from Falling Brick Kills Local Man ©2009 by the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System. Reprinted by permission of the University of Wisconsin Press and Mark Kraushaar. http://uwpress.wisc.edu/books/4556.htm

Jane Birdsall Lander, "UNDERTAKER'S GRANDDAUGHTER" from the exhibit Girlslife: Artifacts and Testimony at the Contemporary Museum, Saint Louis. An earlier version was published in the Beloit Poetry Journal. Permission of Jane Birdsall Lander.

D. H. Lawrence, "A YOUTH MOWING" from Complete Poems. Heineman 1964.

Anne Le Dressay, "ROGER AND ME" first published in Germination. Permission of Anne LeDressay.

Mary Leader, "HER DOOR" from red signature published by Graywolf Press. Permission of Mary Leader.

Philip Levine, "TO A CHILD TRAPPED IN A BARBERSHOP" from New Selected Poems published by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., l991. Permission of Philip Levine.

Philip Levine, "M. DEGAS TEACHES ART & SCIENCE AT DURFEE INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL Detroit, 1942" from New Selected Poems published by Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., l991. Permission of Philip Levine.

Vachel Lindsay, "BRYAN, BRYAN, BRYAN, BRYAN The Campaign of Eighteen Ninety-Six, as Viewed at the Time by a Sixteen-Year-Old, Etc." from Selected Poems of Vachel Lindsay published by The Macmillan Company. Permission of the Estate of Vachel Lindsay, Nicholas C. Lindsay, Executor.

Stephen Liu, "CHUNG SIN" from An Ear to the Ground, An Anthology of Contemporary American Poetry, ed. Marie Harris and Kathleen Aguero. Published by the University of Georgia Press. Permission of Stephen Liu

Liz Lochhead, "POEM FOR MY SISTER" from Dreaming of Frankenstein and Collected Poems by Liz Lochhead. Permission of Polygon (an imprint of Birlinn Ltd.).

Liz Lochhead, "REVELATION" from Dreaming of Frankenstein and Collected Poems by Liz Lochhead. Permission of Polygon (an imprint of Birlinn Ltd.).

Ron Loewinsohn, "IT IS AN OUTFIELDER" Permission of Ron Loewinsohn.

Jeanne Lohmann, "EIGHT. DOING THE DISHES" from "The Gloria Poems," from Calls from a Lighted House published by Fithian Press. Permission of Jeanne Lohmann and Fithian Press.

Wing Tek Lum, "from URBAN LOVE SONGS after Tzu Yeh" from Chinese American Poetry: An Anthology. Permission of Wing Tek Lum

Wing Tek Lum, "A MOMENT OF THE TRUEST HORROR" from Chinese American Poetry: An Anthology. Permission of Wing Tek Lum

Katharyn Howd Machan, "POCKETS" First published in Cedar Rock, Permission of Katharyn Howd Machan.

Hugh Martin, "THE STICK SOLDIERS" from The Sick Soldiers BOA Editions Ltd. © Hugh Martin. Permission of Hugh Martin www.amazon.com

Edgar Lee Masters, "ELSA WERTMAN" from Spoon River Anthology in The Collected Works of Edgar Lee Masters published by Classic Books. Permission of Hilary Masters.

Edgar Lee Masters, "UNKNOWN SOLDIERS" from The New Spoon River in The Collected Works of Edgar Lee Masters published by Classic Books. Permission of Hilary Masters.

Marsha Mathews, "GRASSHOPPER" first published in The Ohio Journal. Permission of Marsha Matthews.

Gerald McCarthy, "from WAR STORY" from War Story, by Gerald McCarthy, published by The Crossing Press. Permission of Gerald McCarthy.

Claude McKay, "THE HARLEM DANCER" Selected Poems of Claude McKay published by Harcourt. Courtesy of the Literary Representative for the Works of Claude MCKay, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations.

Robert Mezey, "from I AM HERE for Naomi, later" from Just What the Country Needs, Another Poetry Anthology, ed. James McMichael and Dennis Seleh, published by Wadsworth Publishing Company, Inc. Permission of Robert Mezey.

Edna St Vincent Millay, "A VISIT TO THE ASYLUM" From Collected Poems, Edna St. Vincent Millay Harper Collins 2010 Public Domain

Herman Nibbelink, "HUSBANDRY" first published in Passages North. Permission of Herman Nibbelink

Ed Ochester, "THE CANARIES IN UNCLE ARTHUR'S BASEMENT" from Snow White Horses: Selected Poems (Autumn House Press, 2000). Permission of Ed Ochester.

Gareth Owen, "MY SISTER BETTY" © Gareth Owen, published in Collected Poems for Children, published by Harpercollins Children’s Books, London 2000. Permission of Harpercollins Children’s Books.

Wilfred Owen, "DULCE ET DECORUM EST*" The Collected Poems of Wilfred Owen. New Directions. Public Domain

Ron Padgett, "ADVICE TO YOUNG WRITERS" from You Never Know by Ron Padgett published by Coffee House Press. Permission of Coffee House Press and Ron Padgett. www.RonPadgett.com www.coffeehousepress.org

Linda Pastan, "TO A DAUGHTER LEAVING HOME" from Carnival Evening: New and Selected Poems 1968-1998 by Linda Pastan published by W. W. Norton. Permission of Linda Pastan

Kenneth Patchen, "BIOGRAPHY OF SOUTHERN RAIN" from The Collected Poems of Kenneth Patchen by Kenneth Patchen copyright © 1939 by New Directions Publishing Corp. Reprinted by permission of New Directions Publishing Corp.

Brian Patten, "PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG GIRL RAPED AT A SUBURBAN PARTY" from “Grinning Jack” published by Flamingo Books. Permission of Brian Patten. www.brianpatten.co.uk

George Peele, "WHEN AS THE RYE REACH TO THE CHIN" from The Life and Works of George Peele, Yale University Press, 1970.

Sam Pereira, "DOG & FATHER" First published in Five Points. Permission of Sam Pereira and Five Points litsam@sbcglobal.net www.litsam.blogspot.com

Roger Pfingston, "STEALING ICE, 1948" which first appeared in Poet Lore. Permission of Roger Pfingston.

Alexander Pope, "TO A YOUNG LADY° On her leaving the Town after the Coronation°" from Poetry and Prose of Alexander Pope, Houghton Mifflin, 1969.

Marcia Popp, "accidents" from Comfort in Small Rooms published by Black Zinnias, San Francisco, CA. Permission of Marcia Popp. Marciapopp@gmail.com

Tom Pow, "INVITATION" from Rough Seas published by Cannongate Books. Permission of Tom Pow.

Matthew Prior, "A TRUE MAID" from The Poetical Works of Matthew Prior, Elibron Classics, The Elibron Press, 2001.

Miklós Radnóti, "FORCED MARCH" from Foamy Sky: The Major Poems of Miklós Radnóti by Miklós Radnóti published by Princeton University Press. Permission of Zsuzsanna Ozsvath.

Sir Walter Ralegh, "TO HIS SON" from The Poems of Sir Walter Ralegh, Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1951.

Jarold Ramsey, "HAND-SHADOWS" from Hand Shadows published by Quarterly Review and winner of the QRL International Poetry Prize. Permission of Jarold Ramsey.

Dudley Randall, "BALLAD OF BIRMINGHAM" from Cities Burning by Dudley Randall, published by Broadside Press. Permission of Broadside Press.

Dudley Randall, "GEORGE" from Cities Burning by Dudley Randall, published by Broadside Press. Permission of Broadside Press.

Elaine Randell, "from WATCHING WOMEN WITH CHILDREN" in Beyond All Other published by Pig Press. Permission of Elaine Randell.

Bill Ransom, "GRAMDPA'S .45" from Finding True North published by Copper Canyon Press. Permission of Bill Ransom. www.sfwa.org/members/ransom

Bill Ransom, "STATEMENT ON HIGHER EDUCATION for Ron Lampard, Nisqually" from Carriers of the Dream Wheel, ed. Duane Niatum, published by Harper and Row. Permission of Bill Ransom. www.sfwa.org/members/ransom

Charles Reznikoff, "IT HAD BEEN LONG DARK, THOUGH STILL AND HOUR BEFORE SUPPER-TIME" From The Poems of Charles Reznikoff: 1918-1975 Edited by Seamus Cooney. Reprinted by permission of Black Sparrow Books, an imprint of David R. Godine, Publisher, Inc. Copyright © 2005 by Charles Reznikoff.

John Rice, "SEASIDE SONG" from Cambridge Contemporary Poets 1, Cambridge University Press. Permission of John Rice. www.poetjohnrice.com

Jack Ridl, "COACH IN EFFIGY" Published in Like Thunder: Poets Respond to Violence in America edited by Virgil Saurez and Ryan Van Cleave, University of Iowa Press, 2002. Permission of Jack Ridl. ridl@hope.edu

Joan Drew Ritchings, "APRIL FOOL" first published in Sometime the Cow Kick Your Head: Light Year ’88-’89, published by Bits Press. Permission of Donald P. Dennis.

Len Roberts, "FIRST KISS" first published in Quarterly West. Permission of Len Roberts.

Muriel Rukeyser, "BOY WITH HIS HAIR CUT SHORT" Copyright © 1938 by Muriel Rukeyser from The Collected Poems of Muriel Rukeyser published by McGraw-Hill. Permission of International Creative Management.

Mark Sanders, "ANNA CERNIK'S DIARY: OF DAUGHTERS AND SONS" first published in Passages North. Permission of Mark Sanders.

Carole Satyamurti, "BROKEN MOON for Emma" from Selected Poems by Carole Satyamurtyi, published by Bloodaxe Books, 2000. Permission of Bloodaxe Books.

Sir Walter Scott, "JOCK OF HAZELDEAN" from Sir Walter Scott’s Poetry Edinburgh, Roland Cadell, 1833.

Peter Sears, "WHEN THE BIG BLUE LIGHT COMES A WHIRLING UP BEHIND" from I Want to Be a Crowd published by Breitenbush Books. Permission of Peter Sears.

Olive Senior, "THE VICTIM" from Talking of Trees published by Calabash. Permission of Olive Senior.

Olive Senior, "BIRDSHOOTING SEASON" from Talking of Trees published by Calabash. Permission of Olive Senior.

Anne Sexton, "UNKNOWN GIRL IN THE MATERNITY WARD" from To Bedlam and Part Way Back © 1960 by Anne Sexton, published by Houghton Mifflin Company. Reprinted by permission of Sll/sterling Lord Literistic, Inc.

Anne Sexton, "THE ABORTION" from All My Pretty Ones © 1962 by Anne Sexton published by Houghton Mifflin. Reprinted by permission of Sll/sterling Lord Literistic, Inc.

William Shakespeare, "OH MISTRESS MINE" from The Complete Works, Oxford University Press.

William Shakespeare, "WHEN IN DISGRACE WITH FORTUNE AND MEN'S EYES" from The Complete Works, Oxford University Press.

William Shakespeare, ""SIGH NO MORE LADIES"" The Oxford Shakespeare, Oxford University Press, 2005

William Shakespeare, "SIGH NO MORE LADIES" from The Complete Works, Oxford University Press.

William Shakespeare, "from FEAR NO MORE THE HEAT O' THE SUN" from The Complete Works, Oxford University Press.

Peggy Shriver, "THE SPIRIT OF 34TH STREET" Copyright 1979 Christian Century. Reproduced by permission from the January 24, 1979 issue of the Christian Century. Subscriptions: $49/yr. From P. O. Box 378, Mt. Morris, IL 61054. 1-800-208-4097. www.christiancentury.org

Peggy Shumaker, "THE WAITRESS'S KID" from The Circle of Totems, by Peggy Shumaker, © 1994. All rights are controlled by the University of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, PA 15260. Used by permission of the University of Pittsburgh Press. www.pitt.edu/~press

David Shumate, "AMISH" from Kimonos in the Closet ©2013. All rights are controlled by the University of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, PA 15260. Used by permission of the University of Pittsburghh Press.

Maxine Silverman, "CHUMLEY/TACONIC STATE PARK/1950" first published in New Boston Review. Permission of Maxine Silverman. meiramax@optonline.net

James Simmons, "A BIRTHDAY POEM for Rachel" from The Selected James Simmons published by Blackstaff Press. Permission of Janice Fitzpatrick Simmons.

Richard Snyder, "A MONGOLOID CHILD HANDLING SHELLS ON THE BEACH*" From A Keeping in Touch by Richard Snyder, published by Ashland Poetry Press. Permission of Mrs. Richard Laurence Snyder.

Ted Solotaroff, "MALE IMAGE" first published in American Poetry Review. Permission of Ted Solotaroff.

William Soutar, "COMPENSATION" from Voices of Our Kind 3rd ed. Edited by Ålexander Scott. Published by W. and R Chambers Ltd., Edinburgh 1987. Permission of The Trustees of the National Library of Scotland.

William Stafford, "FIFTEEN" "Fifteen" © 1966, 1998 by the Estate of William Stafford. Reprinted from The Way it Is: New and Selected Poems with the permission of Graywolf Press, Saint Paul, Minnesota. www.graywolfpress.org

Jadene Felina Stevens, "A MARBLE GAME IN 1955" First published in Kalliope, A Journal of Women's Art 11 (1). Reprinted in Crossing Boundaries: An International Anthology of Women's Expiences in Sport, ed. Susan J. Bandy and Anne S. Darden, published by Human Kinetics Books. Permission of Jadene Felina Stevens. saltwindspoet@hotmail.com

Muriel Stuart, "IN THE ORCHARD" from Poems by Muriel Stuart published by Jonathan Cape. Permission of Mrs. Elizabeth Stapleforth.

Sir John Suckling, "SONG" from Poems The Haworth Press, 1933.

Joyce Sutphen, "WHAT EVERY GIRL WANTS" by Joyce Sutphen, from First Words. Published by Red Dragonfly Press, 2010. Permission of Joyce Sutphen

Robert Sward, "UNCLE DOG: THE POET AT 9" from Four Incarnations: New and Selected Poems by Robert Sward, Copyright © 2003 and Collected Poems, 1957-2004 published by Black Moss Press. Permission of Robert Sward. sward@cruzio.com www.robertsward.com

Carmen Tafolla, "AND WHEN I DREAM DREAMS" from Curandera 1983. Permission of Carmen Tafolla.

Eric Trethewey, "GARBAGE" Permission of Eric Tretheway.

George Venn, "FORGIVE US. . ." by George Venn. The poem first appeared in Poetry Northwest (1978). Reprinted 1978 Off The Main Road by George Venn; Reprinted 1979 in Pushcart Prize IV: Best of the Small Presses; Reprinted 1983 in Rain In the Forest, Light In the Trees: Contemporary Poetry from the Northwest; Reprinted 1987 in Marking the Magic Circle by George Venn; Reprinted 1993 in From Here We Speak: An Anthology of Oregon Poetry. Electronic Distribution by permission of the author. All rights reserved.

Margaret Walker, "LINEAGE" from This is My Century: New and Collected Poems copyright © 1989, published by The University of Georgia Press. Permission of The University of Georgia Press. www.ugapress.org

Tom Wayman, "WAYMAN IN THE WORKFORCE; ACTIVELY SEEKING EMPLOYMENT" from Introducing Tom Wayman: Selected Poems 1973-80 published by Ontario Review Press. Permission of Tom Wayman

Charles Harper Webb, "THE DEATH OF SANTA CLAUS" from Shadow Ball: New and Selected Poems, by Charles Harper Webb ©2009. All rights are controlled by the University of Pittsburgh Press,Pittsburgh, PA 15260. Used by permission of the Univertsity of Pittsburgh Press.

Bruce Weigl, "MINES" First published in American Poetry Review. Permission of Bruce Weigl.

Walt Whitman, "A MARCH IN THE RANKS HARD-PREST, AND THE ROAD UNKNOWN" from Leaves of Grass, Kay, 1891-92.

Walt Whitman, "PREFACE TO LEAVES OF GRASS" W. W. Norton (A Norton Critical Edition) 2002 Public Domain

Walt Whitman, "THERE WAS A CHILD WENT FORTH" from Leaves of Grass, Kay, 1891-92.

Oscar Wilde, "THE HARLOT'S HOUSE" from Complete Poetry, Oxford University Press, 1997

William Carlos Williams, "THE RAPER FROM PASSENACK" from Collected Poems: 1909-1939, Volume I, by William Carlos Williams copyright © 1938 by New Directions Publishing Corp. Reprinted by permission of New Directions Publishing Corp.

William Carlos Williams, "YOUNG WOMAN AT A WINDOW (2)" from Collected Poems: 1909-1939, Volume I, by William Carlos Williams copyright © 1938 by New Directions Publishing Corp. Reprinted by permission of New Directions Publishing Corp.

David Wojahn, "TATTOO, CORAZON: RITCHIE VALENS, 1959" from Mystery Train by David Wojahn, © 1990. All rights are controlled by the University of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, PA 15260. Used by permission of the University of Pitts burgh Press. www.pitt.edu/~press

Nellie Wong, "WHEN I WAS GROWING UP" from Dreams in Harrison Railroad Park, by Nellie Wong published by Kelsey Street Press. Reprinted in Chinese American Poetry, published by The University of Washington Press. Permission of Nellie Wong.

James Wright, "AUTUMN BEGINS IN MARTINS FERRY, OHIO" from Above the River: The Complete Poems and Selected Prose © 1992 by James Wright. Published by Weslyan University Press and used by permission.

Ree Young, "DISTANT STORMS" First published in Blue Unicorn. Permission of Ree Young.

Paul Zimmer, "ZIMMER'S HEAD THUDDING AGAINST THE BLACKBOARD" from Family Reunion: Selected and New Poems, by Paul Zimmer, © 1983. All rights are controlled by the University of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, PA 15260. Use by permission of the University of Pittsburgh Press. www.pitt.edu/~press

Paul Zimmer, "THE DAY ZIMMER LOST RELIGION" from Family Reunion: Selected and New Poems, by Paul Zimmer, © 1983. All rights are controlled by the University of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, PA 15260. Use by permission of the University of Pittsburgh Press. www.pitt.edu/~press
 
 
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