2011 01 10

AlmanacJoseph Chénier d.1811; Charles G.D. Roberts b.1860; Pyotr Pletnyov d.1866; Robinson Jeffers b.1887; Vicente Huidobro b.1893; Philip Levine b.1928; Jared Carter b.1939; Dorianne Laux b.1952; Charles Olson d.1970


  1. A Clearing — Denise Levertov [The Writer’s Almanac] “It took time, and is growing still / because it’s alive.”
  2. First Light at Lascaux — Travis Nichols [Poetry Daily]
  3. Farsickness — Megan Harlan [Verse Daily] Had read this last week.
  4. Hudson River — Tamiko Beyer [No Tell Motel]
  5. Pericardium — Joanna Klink [Poets.org] “It is housed, it is needed, it will not be harmed.”
  6. The Moment When Your Name is Pronounced — Forrest Gander [Poetry Foundation]
  7. San Zeno — Zach Finch [Poetry Foundation]
  8. Love Lives Beyond the Tomb — John Clare [Poetry Out Loud]
  9. I Go Back to the House for a Book — Billy Collins [Poem of the Day] Another road less well travelled?
  10. And catching up from one I skipped over yesterday, Prodigy — Charles Simic [Poem of the Day] To the extent blindfold chess fuels the same inner vision?…
  11. The Letter — Amy Lowell [Everyday Poems “And I scald alone, here, under the fire / Of the great moon.”
  12. I Don’t Want to Die — [Anonymous] [Representative Poetry Online] “I don’t want to die, / I want to go home.”
  13. Window — Peter Dale [Poetry Archive] From a sonnet sequence – I’ll want the entire series.
  14. Sonnet X — William Shakespeare [Shakespeare’s Sonnets] “Grant, if thou wilt, thou art beloved of many, / But that thou none lov’st is most evident…”
  15. A Hymn to the Virgin — [Anonymous] [The Oxford Book of English Verse]
  16. The Prophet: Giving — Khalil Gibran. “Though the hands of such as these God speaks, and from behind their eyes He smiles upon the earth.”
  17. Maximus to Gloucester, Letter 27 [withheld] — Charles Olson (d.1/10/1970) [Poetry Foundation]
  18. The Shipfitter’s Wife — Dorianne Laux (b.1/10/1952) [The Writer’s Almanac]
  19. Recollections of a contingent of Coxey’s Army passing through Straughn, Indiana, in April of 1894 — Jared Carter (b.1/10/1939) [Jared Carter Poetry]
  20. The Horse — Philip Levine (b.1/10/1928) [Poetry Foundation]
  21. Mine Own Phil Levine — Dorianne Laux [Valparaiso Poetry Review]
  22. Three poems: Night; Eclogue; and Hours — Vicente Huidobro (b.1/10/1893) (translated by Johannes Beilharz) [Literature and Art Pages of Johannes Beilharz]
  23. The Day is a Poem — Robinson Jeffers (b.1/10/1887) [Poetry Foundation]
  24. Seven poems: (1) Cambrai and Marne; (2) Wayfarer of Earth; (3) Monition; (4) At the Gates of Spring; (5) All Night the Lone Cicada; (6) Hilltop Song; and (7) O Earth, Sufficing all our Needs — Charles G.D. Roberts (b.1/10/1860) [A Celebration of Women Writers]
  25. Sorehead — John Tranter [Poetry Foundation] PF stacks this with free verse, but don’t be surprised to find it creeping into the non-traditional portion of my sonnet listings.
  26. No Words Can Describe It — Mark Strand [Poetry Foundation]
  27. An Old Woman’s Painting — Lynn Emanuel [Poetry Foundation]
  28. Real Estate — Steven Brown [Unsplendid]
  29. Meteorology — Ernest Hilbert [Sixty Six]
  30. A Fable for Aesop — Jonathan Harris [The Raleigh Review]
  31. Never Say Goodbye — Bob Dylan [Bob Dylan] “Time is all I have to give / You can have it if you choose”
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2 Responses to 2011 01 10

  1. verseperse says:

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

    See the comments made on Jan 13.

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