2011 01 31

AlmanacBernard Barton b.1784; Thomas Merton b.1915; Kyriakos Charalambides b.1940; Albert Goldbarth b.1948; Nel Benschop d.2005

Reading, each both silently and aloud —

  1. The Firing — Marsh Muirhead [Rattle] I had the same experience firing my muse. Now I wish I hadn’t.
  2. At the Berkeley Free Speech Cafe — Thomas R. Moore [The Writer’s Almanac] After learning their study routines in 101.
  3. Tonight No Poetry Will Serve — Adrienne Rich [Poetry Daily] Sentences diagrammed thus do still hold magic.
  4. Axioms — Barbara Perez [Verse Daily] Forget Euclid.
  5. The Girlfriend of Time — Jessy Randall [No Tell Motel] Two-timed?
  6. The Moods — W. B. Yeats [Everyday Poems]
  7. Challenger — Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon [Poets.org] Eh, who keeps good time anyway?
  8. Trust — Susan Kinsolving [Poetry Foundation] Difficult for those few, impossible for everyone else.
  9. Brick — Robert Creeley [Poetry Foundation]
  10. Dover Beach — Matthew Arnold [Poetry Out Loud] I was reading Matthew Arnold off and on last week at various sites, and read Dover Beach on Friday. I’ll take today’s reflux as cue for finally getting around to adding it to my memorization queue.
  11. The Woman at the Washington Zoo — Randall Jarrell [Poem of the Day] “The world goes by my cage and never sees me.”
  12. Invocation — Percy Bysshe Shelley [Poetry Moment] “How shall ever one like me / Win thee back again?”
  13. Requiescat — Matthew Arnold [Representative Poetry Online] In pace, in pace.
  14. The Stinking Rose — Sujata Bhatt [Poetry Archive]
  15. Introduction to the Songs of Innocence — William Blake [Poetry In Voice]
  16. Many Have Written Poems About Blackberries — Stephanie Bolster [Canadian Poetry Online] But few have read them?
  17. The Wing of Separation — Ibn Darraj Al-Andalûsi [Black Cat Poems] “Ah, then she had known / That fate itself obeyed my wil”
  18. For All the Saints — David Anthony [Lilt]
  19. Northwest Passage — Averill Curdy [From the Fishouse]
  20. The Yellowhammer — John Clare; with reading by Randall Couch [Poets on Poets]
  21. Sonnet XXXI — William Shakespeare [EServer Poetry Collection] “I by lacking have supposed dead”
  22. Snatches (comprised of various collected scraps) — [Anonymous] [The Oxford Book of English Verse]
  23. The Prophet: Religion — Khalil Gibran. If we must.
  24. The Raven and Other Poems: Bridal Ballad — Edgar Allan Poe [Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore]
  25. A Boy’s Will: My November Guest — Robert Frost [Wikisource]
  26. Waking Up Drunk On A Spring Day — Li Po (translated by David Young) [Poem of the Week (Sarah E. Smith)]
  27. Bruce and the Spider — Bernard Barton (b.1/31/1784) [Poet’s Corner]
  28. A Dirge — Thomas Merton (b.1/31/1915) [Poetry Foundation]
  29. Cock — Albert Goldbarth (b.1/31/1948) [Poetry Foundation]
  30. Villanelle For Our Time — F. R. Scott [Leonard Cohen]
  31. Three poems from Solar Throat Slashed: (1) When in the Heat of the Day Naked Monks Descend the Himalayas; (2) At the Locks of the Void; and (3) To Africa — Aimé Césaire (translated by A. James Arnold and Clayton Eshleman) [Asymptote]
  32. Sonnet From a Great Distance — Peter Kline [Drunken Boat]
  33. When You Say, Pass the Red Spray Paint — Karina van Berkum [Autumn Sky Poetry]
  34. Anticism!, comprised of five poems: (1) Scum Rises; (2) At Amen; (3) Loan, Glasgow; (4) A Used Car; and (5) Ité — Kevin McFadden [archipelago]
  35. The return to lipstick — Kathryn Simmonds [Magma Poetry]
  36. Strange Events in Somerset. — David Bircumshaw [Great Works]
  37. entourage (bar italia) — Tim Wright [Jacket]
  38. Existence — Rafael Soto Verges (translated by Louis Bourne) [Asheville Poetry Review]
  39. More re-archiving from the Internet Archive: Two poems: (1) Gift; and (2) Mime (“you have heard / well / my love “) — Eabhan Ni Shuilleabhain [Electric Acorn]
  40. Ends Well — Gabriel Fried [The Chronicle of Higher Education]
  41. Remaking a Neglected Orchard — Nathaniel Perry [American Life in Poetry]
  42. Stowaways — Lawrence Sail [Guardian]
  43. These Poems, She Said — Robert Bringhurst [The Best American Poetry] Or not.
  44. And among those re-read today from the stack I read and listed a month ago here: And the Lumberjack-Dolls Shall Stomp Their Feet — William Kelley Woolfitt [Prime Number Magazine]
  45. I Believe In You — Bob Dylan [Bob Dylan] “I believe in you even through the tears and the laughter / I believe in you even though we be apart / I believe in you even on the morning after”
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