With further members of the set to be added as encountered, perhaps eventutally some additional notes, here’s what I’ve got so far for my collection of January poems —

  1. Adcock, Betty — January [Poets.org]
  2. Budbill, David — The Sixth of January [The Writer’s Almanac]
  3. Byron, Lord (George Gordon) — January 22nd, Missolonghi [Poetry Foundation]
  4. Cary, Alice — January [Poet’s Corner]
  5. Connolly, Geraldine — Chinook [Verse Daily]
  6. Eady, Cornelius — The Inaugural Poem, January, 1961 [Valparaiso Poetry Review]
  7. Jackson, Helen Hunt — January [Poet’s Corner]
  8. Kasischke, Laura — January [Verse Daily]
  9. LaFemina, Gerry — January 1, 2008 [No Tell Motel]
  10. Lehman, David — January 31 [The Writer’s Almanac]
  11. Levertov, Denise — In California: Morning, Evening, Late January [Poetry Foundation]
  12. Lifshin, Lyn — Metro, January 8 [Rattle]
  13. McClellan, George Marion — A January Dandelion [Poetry Foundation]
  14. O’Callaghan, Conor — January Drought [Poetry Foundation]
  15. Palmer, Michael — As if by saying “morning” on January 8th [Poetry Foundation]
  16. Payne, John — January [Poet’s Corner]
  17. Revell, Donald — Warm Days in January [Poetry Foundation]
  18. Robinson, Mary — [Poetry Foundation]
  19. Rogoff, Jay — January [Poetry Daily]
  20. Schomburg, ZacharyJanuary Monster [Linebreak]
  21. Spenser, Edmund — The Shepheardes Calender: January [Poetry Foundation]
  22. Vogt, Benjamin — Section 117, Plot 21 [Verse Daily]
  23. Webb, Cornelius — January [Poet’s Corner]
  24. White, J.P. — Flying Over America [Verse Daily]
  25. Williams, William Carlos — January [The Best American Poetry]
  26. Williams, William Carlos — January Morning [Poet’s Corner]
  27. Willis, Nathaniel Parker — January 1, 1828 [Poet’s Corner]
  28. Wormser, Baron — January [The Writer’s Almanac]

And those “fat snowy footsteps” of Updike’s January, for which I’ve not yet found an online version I’m comfortable linking to.

Other Month Sets at Verse Per Se

jan feb mar apr may jun jul aug sep oct nov dec

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