2011 01 03

Almanac — Metastasio b.1698. John Gould Fletcher b.1886. J. R. R. Tolkien b.1892. James Elroy Flecker d.1915. Punaloor Balan b.1927; F. M. Cornford d.1943. Jurgis Baltrušaitis d.1944. Edwin Muir d.1959. George Sutherland Fraser d.1980. Rose Ausländer d.1988.


  1. Elegy for Some Beach Houses — Kerrin McCadden [Rattle] Can’t put my finger on it, but something in this is very deja vu, even aside from the art I recently saw somewhere of houses jumping like hapless lovers over a cliff. I feel like I dreamed this one recently.
  2. In A Cafe — Gary Johnson [The Writer’s Almanac]
  3. Later — Philip Gross [Poetry Daily]
  4. Why I Am Not a Good Kisser — Mary Ruefle [Verse Daily] Nor at anything else, if some are to be believed.
  5. wuirds/words — Andrew McCallum [qarrtsiluni]
  6. in the story of my eyes — Cindy Savett [No Tell Motel]
  7. I Can Afford Neither the Rain — Holly Iglesias [Poets.org]
  8. Railroad Face — Ray Gonzalez [Poetry Foundation]
  9. Ars Poetica — Archibald MacLeish [Poetry Out Loud] “A poem should be motionless in time / As the moon climbs.”
  10. England — [Anonymous] [Representative Poetry Online] And very highly contagious.
  11. Shibboleth — Michael Donaghy [Poetry Archive]
  12. Sonnet III — William Shakespeare [Shakespeare’s Sonnets]
  13. The Irish Dancer — [Anonymous] [The Oxford Book of English Verse]
  14. Hyperphagia — Leslie Adrienne Miller [Caper Literary Journal]
  15. Matins: Parhelion — Geoffrey Babbitt [DIAGRAM]
  16. Song the Breasts Sing to the Late-in-Life Boyfriend — Sharon Olds [Poetry London]
  17. Mystery and Solitude in Topeka — Mark Strand [Poetry Foundation]
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1 Response to 2011 01 03

  1. verseperse says:

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

    See the comments made on Jan 13.

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