2011 02 11

69AlmanacWilliam Shenstone d.1763; Joseph Chénier b.1764; Else Lasker-Schüler b.1869; Satyendranath Dutta b.1882; Roy Fuller b.1912; Kazys Bradūnas b.1917; Frances Frost d.1959; Sylvia Plath d.1963; Amelia Rosselli d.1996

Reading, each both silently and aloud —

  1. February 11th 1990 — Wanda Coleman [Poetry Foundation]
  2. Edison in Love — Robin Ekiss [Poetry Foundation] “Thomas Edison loved a doll”
  3. What the Grad Students Said — Martha Silano [Rattle] No grad school experience here, and I didn’t stop reading even after two times through. But then, I’ve no prize to be coveted, so that would explain it.
  4. Speech — Kevin Young [E-Verse Radio] And I’ll do follow-up reading to this over the coming weekend.
  5. She Thinks of Him on Her Birthday — Deborah Garrison [The Writer’s Almanac] “not wrong to wish / for a hard rain, a hard wind”
  6. Freshwater Bay — David Wojahn [Poetry Daily]
  7. Animal Dark — Sally Rosen Kindred [Verse Daily]
  8. Three poems: (1) Spermicidal; (2) Cannibals & Missionaries; and (3) Uneasy Dreams — Howie Good [qarrtsiluni]
  9. THE WAY FORWARD (When I Heard the Song of the Pearly Everlasting) — Nicole Mauro [No Tell Motel]
  10. Memories Have Tongue — Afua Cooper [Canadian Poetry Online]
  11. The Tongue — Chris Martin [Poets.org] “someone already died to say / the moon is on the couch”
  12. Her Kind — Anne Sexton [Poetry Out Loud]
  13. Travel — Robert Louis Stevenson [Poem of the Day]
  14. On an Infant Dying — Charles Lamb [Poetry Moment]
  15. Decalogue — Ambrose Bierce [Representative Poetry Online]
  16. The Applicant — Sylvia Plath (d.2/11/1963) [Poetry Archive] Never the practiced one at forms or interviews for permanent positions, I know the feeling well.
  17. Fever 103° — Sylvia Plath [Poetry Foundation] “Pure? What does it mean?”
  18. Edge — Sylvia Plath [Poetry Foundation] “The woman is perfected.”
  19. Confessions — Robert Browning [Poetry In Voice]
  20. Deconstructing Juliet — Matthew Ashbrook [Black Cat Poems]
  21. And This Is What We Have — Terese Coe [Lilt]
  22. Battle Rhyme for the Rhetorical Disenfranchisers — Adrian Matejka [From the Fishouse]
  23. Frost at Midnight — Samuel Taylor Coleridge; with reading by Lisa Lewis [Poets on Poets]
  24. Sonnets from the Portuguese: VI [“Go from me. Yet I feel that I shall stand”] — Elizabeth Barrett Browning [Wikisource] “Henceforward in thy shadow.”
  25. In Memoriam A. H. H.: X [“I hear the noise about thy keel”] — Alfred, Lord Tennyson [Wikisource]
  26. Sonnet XLII [“That thou hast her it is not all my grief”] — William Shakespeare [EServer Poetry Collection] “she loves but me alone.”
  27. An Epitaph — Stephen Hawes [The Oxford Book of English Verse]
  28. The Raven and Other Poems: TO F——s S. O——d. — Edgar Allan Poe [Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore] “Thou wouldst be loved? — then let thy heart / From its present pathway part not! “
  29. A Boy’s Will: Waiting—Afield at Dusk — Robert Frost [Wikisource] “I dream upon the opposing lights of the hour, / Preventing shadow until the moon prevail”
  30. Trismegistus — Richard Wilbur [Poem of the Week (Sarah E. Smith)]
  31. The Shout — Simon Armitage [Poetry 365]
  32. Ode to a Young Lady (Somewhat Too Solicitious about Her Manner of Expression) — William Shenstone (d.2/11/1763) [Poet’s Corner]
  33. A Year in Bedlam — Traci Brimhall [Waccamaw]
  34. Two poems: (1) The Elect; and (2) Action Poem — Rae Armantrout [Shampoo]
  35. The Identity Event (excerpt) — Erik Anderson [Fou]
  36. Apron Strings — Melissa DeGezelle [Literary Mama]
  37. Three poems: (1) Approbations 529; (2) Approbations 530; and (3) Approbations 533 — Felino A. Soriano [Sawbuck]
  38. Inside his house she builts her house of words — Helena Nelson [Magma Poetry]
  39. Carburundrum Morns — Jennifer Cooke [Great Works]
  40. Fugue Moment — Peter Minter [Jacket] One I’m passing over to my memorization queue.
  41. Crazy Horse — Sharon Doubiago [Asheville Poetry Review]
  42. More reading and re-archiving from the Internet Archive: Four poems: (1) Yin, Yang, and Jung; (2) 8 1/2 minutes; (3) Ineffable Enough; and (4) Plain Mean: An Ars Poetica — John Gregory [Electric Acorn]
  43. My True Love Hath My Heart and I Have His — Philip Sidney [Slate]
  44. Non Sum Qualis Eram Bonae sub Regno Cynarae — Ernest Dowson [Slate]
  45. Reading Marianne Moore on a train between Kingston and Cornwall — Robyn Sarah [The New Criterion]
  46. And among those re-read today from the stack I read and listed a month ago here: Lines Written Just Before Driving into the Ditch — Janice D. Soderling [Tilt-a-Whirl]
  47. When The Ship Comes In — Bob Dylan [Bob Dylan] “Then the tide will sound / And the wind will pound / And the morning will be breaking”
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