2011 01 02

Almanac — Philip Morin Freneau b.1752. Peter Redgrove b.1932. Ai b.1947. David Shapiro b.1947. Vicente Huidobro d.1948. Jimmy Santiago Baca b.1952. E. V. Knox d.1971. Edmond Jabès d.1991. Inger Christensen d.2009


  1. How to Ruin a Good Funeral — David James [Rattle] One worth remembering for the next good funeral occasion. Or for that matter, the next bad one deserving ruin.
  2. The Orchid Flower — Sam Hamill [E-Verse Radio] But not this January.
  3. On the Iron Range, Where I Tossed My First Book of Poems — David Salner [The Writer’s Almanac]
  4. Civil War Photograph — James Doyle [Poetry Daily] Lines and points drawn from both sides, it would seem.
  5. The Exquisite Foreplay of the Tortoise — Nicky Beer [Verse Daily] Since some are never ready.
  6. To Think of Time — Walt Whitman [Poets.org] “Not a day passes—not a minute or second, without a corpse!”
  7. The Lamb — Linda Gregg [Poetry Out Loud] Yes, hope, still, for some.
  8. Cuckoo Song — [Anonymous] [Representative Poetry Online] Summer, winter, whatever, happens all the time for some. (This is also at The Oxford Book of English Verse, through which I’m taking this new year’s opportunity to launch another pass.)
  9. The Noodle-Vendor’s Flute — D. J. Enright [Poetry Archive] Since I’m so intent on being common.
  10. Sonnet II — William Shakespeare [Shakespeare’s Sonnets] If one were but forty? Try twenty thousand past when count was lost.
  11. A January Morning — Archibald Lampman [Old Poetry] Or at least chilly enough to postpone our bicycle excursion until this afternoon.
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One Response to 2011 01 02

  1. verseperse says:

    New link for today’s Shakespeare reading is Sonnet II.

    See the comments made on Jan 13.

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