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- The Times Literary Supplement

Poems

His Reason (December 2014)

by Michael Spence

November (November 2014)

by James Cummins

Messages (November 2014)

by Rachel Hadas

The Shallow End (November 2014)

by Aaron Fagan

Saga (October 2014)

by William Logan

The move (October 2014)

by Joey Frantz

Barber shop (October 2014)

by David Livewell

At Buck Hall (September 2014)

by Morri Creech

Audit (September 2014)

by William Louis-Dreyfus

Poodle (June 2014)

by Ange Mlinko

The lighthouse (February 2014)

by Dick Davis

Brahms (February 2014)

by Dick Davis

Robins in love (January 2014)

by William Logan

At the chophouse (January 2014)

by David M. Katz

Smelt shacks (December 2013)

by Joseph Coleman

Fare thee well (November 2013)

by Wendy Videlock

White petals (November 2013)

by Rachel Hadas

Drive (October 2013)

by Geoffrey Brock

Getting on (October 2013)

by Ashley Anna McHugh

Talk with crowds (October 2013)

by Callie Siskel

Roman wall fountain (September 2013)

by Karl Kirchwey

The illusionist (September 2013)

by Michael Shewmaker

Native (June 2013)

by Christian Wiman

Neverness (June 2013)

by Christian Wiman

Elegy (April 2013)

by A E Stallings

Denouement (April 2013)

by A E Stallings

The stain (April 2013)

by A E Stallings

Oak apple (April 2013)

by David Barber

Ruach (March 2013)

by Wilmer Mills

Cost (February 2013)

by John Foy

Airport uh-oh poem (February 2013)

by Brett Foster

Mirror (January 2013)

by Richie Hofmann

Poor Collins (January 2013)

by George Green

Fruit flies (December 2012)

by Nicholas Friedman

Lovely ones (December 2012)

by Dan Brown

"To be with a koan" (November 2012)

by Dick Allen

Smokehouse (November 2012)

by Jeffrey Harrison

Winged words (October 2012)

by Amit Majmudar

Moon over (October 2012)

by Brad Leithauser

The quest (October 2012)

by Rachel Hadas

By the old river (September 2012)

by Wendy Videlock

The road nowhere (September 2012)

by Daryl Hine

The spigot (June 2012)

by Kevin O'Shea

The ferry (June 2012)

by Kevin O'Shea

"Exercises" (May 2012)

by Bill Coyle

Owed (April 2012)

by Amy Glynn Greacen

Morgue (April 2012)

by Len Krisak

At 89 (February 2012)

by Daniel Hoffman

The harbor (January 2012)

by William Logan

The Venetian dog (January 2012)

by William Logan

After the Latin (December 2011)

by John Talbot

The formula (December 2011)

by David Lehman

The rock (December 2011)

by David Solway

The dreamer (November 2011)

by James Cummins

My father's stamps (November 2011)

by Jason Guriel

The compass rose (October 2011)

by Kevin O'Shea

After filing (October 2011)

by Chelsea Rathburn

From Odi Barbare (September 2011)

by Geoffrey Hill

From Odi Barbare (September 2011)

by Geoffrey Hill

Snowman argument (September 2011)

by Wilmer Mills

Rose Poe (June 2011)

by George Green

Mrs. Vitt (May 2011)

by David Mason

Landfill (March 2011)

by Morri Creech

Believe me (March 2011)

by John Whitworth

Killjoys (March 2011)

by Dick Allen

The top (February 2011)

by Amit Majmudar

Why we go by twos (February 2011)

by Linda Stern

Farewell (January 2011)

by Dan Brown

When it dies (December 2010)

by David Solway

Starting over (December 2010)

by Dana Gioia

Time pieces (November 2010)

by Rachel Wetzsteon

Leaf color (October 2010)

by William Logan

The swing (October 2010)

by Rachel Hadas

Valentine's Day (October 2010)

by Rachel Hadas

The swimmer (October 2010)

by Alexander Nemser

Minotaur (June 2010)

by Joanna Pearson

Introduction (April 2010)

by Alan Shaw

The shrine (March 2010)

by Elizabeth Spires

College tour (March 2010)

by David M. Katz

First date (February 2010)

by Callie Siskel

Kynde knowynge (January 2010)

by N.S. Thompson

First persons (December 2009)

by Rachel Hadas

Amicus (November 2009)

by Karl Kirchwey

Back of the hand (November 2009)

by Dick Allen

Small things (October 2009)

by John Simon

Cole (September 2009)

by Timothy Murphy

Three kites (September 2009)

by Timothy Murphy

Frieze (June 2009)

by Angelos Sikelianos

Blue eyes (May 2009)

by Charles Martin

Mug shot (May 2009)

by William Logan

Pop music (April 2009)

by A E Stallings

Outside the inn (February 2009)

by Andrew Hudgins

Driving with Marli (January 2009)

by David Mason

At the river (January 2009)

by Amy Glynn Greacen

A math grad (November 2008)

by Dan Brown

First instinct (October 2008)

by David Sergeant

The trouble (September 2008)

by Morri Creech

Terminal (September 2008)

by John Foy

A mouse

by Bill Coyle

A poem by Bill Coyle.

Eve in the fall (April 2008)

by Debora Greger

A poem by Debora Greger.

Hindsight (April 2008)

by Bill Coyle

A poem by Bill Coyle.

The consolations (March 2008)

by Adam Kirsch

Three new poems after Boethius.

360° (February 2008)

by Deborah Warren

A poem by Deborah Warren.

The conclusion of Vis's letter to Ramin, translated by Dick Davis (February 2008)

by Fakhraddin Gorgani

An excerpt from Fakhraddin Gorgani's Vis and Ramin, translated by Dick Davis.

The beam (January 2008)

by Rachel Hadas

The snowy day (January 2008)

by Elizabeth Spires

New (January 2008)

by Richard Kenney

Before senility (December 2007)

by Geoffrey Hill

Citations I (December 2007)

by Geoffrey Hill

Coda (December 2007)

by Geoffrey Hill

Time machine (October 2007)

by Mark Jarman

Pirates (October 2007)

by Ernest Hilbert

Of verts (October 2007)

by John Simon

Unrainy day (September 2007)

by J. Allyn Rosser

The lie (September 2007)

by J. Allyn Rosser

One morning (September 2007)

by Geoffrey Brock

Scenes from (June 2007)

Excerpts from Glyn Maxwell's adaptation of Anatole France's Les Dieux Ont Soif.

Untitled (April 2007)

by Adam Kirsch

A giant (March 2007)

by Dan Brown

Rapt (March 2007)

by Natalie Shapero

Courtesy (February 2007)

by Andrew Hudgins

A poem by Andrew Hudgins.

Son of Télamon (February 2007)

by John Foy

A poem by John Foy.

In bed for a week (February 2007)

by Ernest Hilbert

A poem by Ernest Hilbert.

Before (January 2007)

by Molly McQuade

River & ocean (January 2007)

by Rachel Hadas

Fields (January 2007)

by Wyatt Prunty

Lucretius on optical illusions (December 2006)

by A E Stallings

From “De rerum natura,” book four

Afterward (November 2006)

by Turner Cassity

A new poem by Turner Cassity

Crystal but not crystal ball (November 2006)

by Turner Cassity

A new poem.

The fruits of the sea (November 2006)

by W. S. Di Piero

A new poem.

Three oaks (November 2006)

by Karl Kirchwey

A new poem.

The auctioneer (October 2006)

by F. D. Reeve

A good list (October 2006)

by Brad Leithauser

Layed out (October 2006)

by R. S. Gwynn

www.classmates.com (October 2006)

by R. S. Gwynn

Finding the tintype (September 2006)

by X.J. Kennedy

Thrown (September 2006)

by Michael Spence

First giver (June 2006)

by David Mason

A new poem.

Olives (June 2006)

by A E Stallings

A new poem.

Accident waiting to happen (June 2006)

by A E Stallings

A new poem.

Why do I exist? (June 2006)

by Dan Brown

A new poem.

“On tenterhooks” (May 2006)

by Dick Allen

A new poem.

The nosebleed (May 2006)

by Rachel Hadas

A new poem.

'Script Ohio' (May 2006)

by Elizabeth Spires

A new poem.

“Yes” (February 2006)

by Debora Greger

A new poem by Debora Greger.

"Valentine" (February 2006)

by Meredith Bergmann

A new poem by Meredith Bergmann.

"Psalm for the sugarhouse" (February 2006)

by David Barber

A new poem by David Barber.

The jumping boy (January 2006)

by Geoffrey Hill

A new poem (November 2005)

by Adam Kirsch

Suddenly (November 2005)

by Louis Simpson

A new poem.

The death of Winckelmann (October 2005)

by George Green

A new poem.

A mystery novel (September 2005)

by Dick Davis

Shopping (September 2005)

by Dick Davis

Before sleep (September 2005)

by Dick Davis

Umbilical (June 2005)

by Michael Spence

Cellar (June 2005)

by Eric Ormsby

Living (June 2005)

by Bill Coyle

The swing (April 2005)

by Timothy Steele

Ethel Taylor (April 2005)

by Timothy Steele

Kiblah (February 2005)

by Ben Downing

Overpass (January 2005)

by Joshua Harmon

Landscape (January 2005)

by Joshua Harmon

Animi cruciatis (January 2005)

by Neil Azevedo

Long live rock (December 2004)

by John Foy

Route 17 (December 2004)

by John Foy

Mezzo cammin (November 2004)

by Geoffrey Brock

Ovid old (November 2004)

by Geoffrey Brock

Weighing light (November 2004)

by Geoffrey Brock

Though angelless (November 2004)

by Dan Brown

Missing it (November 2004)

by Dan Brown

Entasis (October 2004)

by Lisa Barnett

Lightning bugs (September 2004)

by Kevin Durkin

Etc. (September 2004)

by U.S. Dhuga

A hill (June 2004)

by Deborah Warren

Traveler (May 2004)

by Eric Ormsby

Thieves (April 2004)

by Kay Ryan

The Material (April 2004)

by Kay Ryan

Shipwreck (April 2004)

by Kay Ryan

Mowers (April 2004)

by W. S. Di Piero

Public transit (April 2004)

by Ben Downing

Losses (February 2004)

by Stephen Stepanchev

The ghost (January 2004)

by William Logan

Zero hour (January 2004)

by William Logan

White phalaenopsis (December 2003)

by Eric Ormsby

Forest Sculpture (November 2003)

by Colette Inez

In Lincoln (September 2003)

by Leslie Norris

Rogue moss (April 2003)

by David Barber

Fontanelle (April 2003)

by Ben Downing

Song (March 2003)

by Andrew Frisardi

Venice (March 2003)

by Justine Cook

Love song (December 2002)

by Chelsea Rathburn

Unused lines (December 2002)

by Chelsea Rathburn

Nights (November 2002)

by Harvey Shapiro

Vessel (November 2002)

by Valerie Wohlfeld

Erebus (November 2002)

by Valerie Wohlfeld

Like Water (October 2002)

by Elizabeth Spires

Back again (October 2002)

by Richard Tillinghast

The patient lookers (September 2002)

by Adam Kirsch

Indecision (September 2002)

by Adam Kirsch

42 up (September 2002)

by Adam Kirsch

Waking (September 2002)

by Adam Kirsch

Borges (June 2002)

by William Baer

Enueg (May 2002)

by Sarah Skwire

Odalisque (March 2002)

by William Logan

France (February 2002)

by Dick Allen

Clay & flame (January 2002)

by Deborah Warren

Prepositions (January 2002)

by Deborah Warren

The hunt (November 2001)

by William Jay Smith

Intruder (November 2001)

by David R. Slavitt

Triptych (October 2001)

by Elizabeth Spires

Grass (October 2001)

by Elizabeth Spires

Curio (October 2001)

by Elizabeth Spires

The dream (September 2001)

by Frederick Morgan

Pasiphaë (September 2001)

by Frederick Morgan

Voice (May 2001)

by Daniel Rifenburgh

Four poems by Rainer Maria von Rilke (March 2001)

by Martin Greenberg

Translated by Martin Greenberg, with his introduction.

The refuge (February 2001)

by Frederick Morgan

1932 (February 2001)

by Frederick Morgan

Snow (January 2001)

by Timothy Steele

Guides for the soul (January 2001)

by Dick Davis

Introduction to Gerard de Nerval‘s “Chimeras” (December 2000)

by Daniel Mark Epstein

Translation and introduction by Daniel Mark Epstein

Les Chimeres by Gerard de Nerval (December 2000)

by Daniel Mark Epstein

Translated by Daniel Mark Epstein

Phryne (October 2000)

by Robert Conquest

Chalet (October 2000)

by Robert Conquest

In the act (October 2000)

by Robert Conquest

Registering bliss (September 2000)

by Jendi Reiter

Things (June 2000)

by Sarah Ruden

Mole (May 2000)

by Wyatt Prunty

Epithalamium (April 2000)

by David Yezzi

Casco Passage (April 2000)

by David Yezzi

Exilium (March 2000)

by Richard Tillinghast

On the other hand (February 2000)

by Rachel Hadas

Swans (January 2000)

by William Logan

Samphire (January 2000)

by William Logan

Deceit (January 2000)

by William Logan

The river (January 2000)

by William Logan

Prologue (December 1999)

by Harvey Shapiro

Dialysis (December 1999)

by Floyd Skloot

White curtain (November 1999)

by Elizabeth Spires

Brooklyn (November 1999)

by Harvey Shapiro

The Civil Wars (October 1999)

by Ben Downing

Tempocide (October 1999)

by Ben Downing

Untitled (October 1999)

by Paul Kane

Moses (September 1999)

by David R. Slavitt

Those who stay (September 1999)

by Neil Azevedo

Marco Polo (September 1999)

by Neil Azevedo

Three Late Poems (March 1999)

by Alexander Coleman

On the poetry of Jorge Luis Borges

La moneda de hierr (March 1999)

by Eric McHenry

Jorge Luis Borges' poem, with matching translation by Eric McHenry

El alquimista (March 1999)

by Alastair Reed

Jorge Luis Borges' poem, with matching translation from Alastair Reid

Things that might have been (March 1999)

by Hoyt Rogers

Jorge Luis Borges' poem, with matching translation from Hoyt Rogers

Seaweed weather (February 1999)

by Gardner McFall

Sweet cure (February 1999)

by Gardner McFall

Snowbound (January 1999)

by Charles Tomlinson

Bones (November 1998)

by Robley Wilson

Georgic (October 1998)

by Phillis Levin

Page (September 1998)

by Joe Bolton

Soon (September 1998)

by Joe Bolton

Hell & back (September 1998)

by Joe Bolton

The first thing to go (September 1998)

by Peg Boyers

Dogwood (June 1998)

by Elizabeth Spires

Herr X says (May 1998)

by Martin Greenberg

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's poem with matching translations from Martin Greenberg

From father I get my physique (May 1998)

by Martin Greenberg

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's poem with matching translation from Martin Greenberg

Four poems by Michelangelo (April 1998)

by John Frederick Nims

Matching translations from John Frederick Nims

Airedales (March 1998)

by David R. Slavitt

Introduction to Six poems by Umberto Saba (February 1998)

by Geoffrey Brock

Geoffrey Brock's introduction to Saba's poems

Six poems by Umberto Saba (February 1998)

by Geoffrey Brock

Saba's poems, with matching translations from Geoffrey Brock

1998 (January 1998)

by Harvey Shapiro

One wind (January 1998)

by Steve Kronen

Brilliant (December 1997)

by Jessica Hornik

Mule (December 1997)

by Jonathan Musgrove

Broadcast (December 1997)

by Jonathan Musgrove

The gallery (November 1997)

by Donald Hall

After nine months (November 1997)

by Donald Hall

Independence Day (November 1997)

by Donald Hall

Ontological (October 1997)

by Phillis Levin

Espalier (October 1997)

by Robert Shaw

Nothing (October 1997)

by Robert Pack

Couplets (October 1997)

by Donald Justice

The Swan (September 1997)

by Louis Simpson

Charles Baudelaire's poem, translated by Louis Simpson

Correspondences (September 1997)

by Louis Simpson

Charles Baudelaire's poem, translated by Louis Simpson

It is snowing (June 1997)

by Luke Zilles

Strictly, (June 1997)

by Luke Zilles

The legend (May 1997)

by John Haines

A truce (April 1997)

by John Clarke

June night (April 1997)

by John Clarke

Two poems by Léon-Paul Fargue (March 1997)

by Louis Simpson

Translated by and with an introduction from Louis Simpson

Happiness (February 1997)

by William Jay Smith

The shipwreck (February 1997)

by William Jay Smith

from Rue des Martyrs (February 1997)

by John Foy

On that mountain (January 1997)

by Rachel Hadas

Cumulus (January 1997)

by Phillis Levin

Two early poems (December 1996)

by David Yezzi

T.S. Eliot's poems, with an introduction by David Yezzi

Night squall (November 1996)

by David Mason

Ferns (November 1996)

by Dick Allen

Fleshly answers (October 1996)

by Rachel Hadas

The return (September 1996)

by Frederick Morgan

In transit (September 1996)

by Frederick Morgan

The clock (September 1996)

by Frederick Morgan

Summer storm (June 1996)

by Dana Gioia

Holes (June 1996)

by James Richardson

Things (April 1996)

by Robert Phillips

The 440 (March 1996)

by Donald Hall

Verse (March 1996)

by Charles Tomlinson

Vandalism (February 1996)

by Judith Baumel

“Mighty poets” (January 1996)

Worrying the Muse (December 1995)

by Barry Spacks

Mrs. Donleavy (December 1995)

by Cynthia Zarin

Devon House (December 1995)

by C. Dale Young

Four poems by Marceline Desbordes-Valmore (November 1995)

by Louis Simpson

Translated & with an introduction by Louis Simpson.

Rain (October 1995)

by Frederick Morgan

Nothing (October 1995)

by Frederick Morgan

Elegy (October 1995)

by William Logan

Swans (October 1995)

by Charles Tomlinson

Fisher Beach (September 1995)

by Elizabeth Spires

To a Russian poet (September 1995)

by Louis Simpson

Three poems by Gottfried Benn (May 1995)

by Teresa Iverson

Translated with an introduction by Teresa Iverson.

Sal der kreissenden Frauen / Labor room (May 1995)

by Teresa Iverson

By Gottfried Benn & translated from the German by Teresa Iverson.

Jena (May 1995)

by Teresa Iverson

By Gottfried Benn & translated from the German by Teresa Iverson.

Ebereschen / Mountain ash (May 1995)

by Teresa Iverson

By Gottfried Benn & translated from the German by Teresa Iverson.

Baroque (April 1995)

by William Rice

Star photo (February 1995)

by John Haines

Notes from India (February 1995)

by Donald Hall

Resignations (January 1995)

by Donald Hall

The reasonable nap (January 1995)

by Donald Hall

An old life (January 1995)

by Donald Hall

Green, red & white (January 1995)

by Donald Hall

Cadillac (October 1994)

by Enid Shomer

May night (October 1994)

by Frederick Morgan

The self-pitier (October 1994)

by Richard Lourie

For Noriko (September 1994)

by Charles Tomlinson

Shorelines (September 1994)

by Charles Tomlinson

A dithyrambic (September 1994)

by Charles Tomlinson

The village graveyard (September 1994)

by F.D. Reeve

Encounter (June 1994)

by W.H. Auden

Quique amavit (June 1994)

by W.H. Auden

Aware (June 1994)

by W.H. Auden

Wounded life (May 1994)

by John Haines

May (April 1994)

by Rachel Hadas

Mistral (April 1994)

by Stephen Sartarelli

Observer (March 1994)

by Robert Pack

The telling (February 1994)

by John Haines

Lycus proposes marriage (January 1994)

by Dana Gioia

A scene from Seneca's "Hercules Furens" adapted by Dana Gioia.

In the silence (November 1993)

by C.H. Sisson

Lost (October 1993)

by Donald Hall

Regret (October 1993)

by Donald Hall

Borders (October 1993)

by Donald Hall

Order (October 1993)

by Donald Hall

Goodnight (October 1993)

by Donald Hall

Storefront (October 1993)

by Donald Hall

The fugitive (September 1993)

by Frederick Morgan

On writing (September 1993)

by Harvey Shapiro

Gifts (September 1993)

by Frederick Morgan

The watcher (September 1993)

by Frederick Morgan

“Scendendo qualche volta . . .”/“At times, climbing down . . .” (June 1993)

by William Arrowsmith

By Eugenio Montale & translated from the Italian by William Arrowsmith.

“Giunge a volte, repente . . .” / “Suddenly, at times, there comes . . .” (June 1993)

by William Arrowsmith

By Eugenio Montale & translated from the Italian by William Arrowsmith.

Incontro / Encounter (June 1993)

by William Arrowsmith

By Eugenio Montale & translated from the Italian by William Arrowsmith.

Unholy sonnets (April 1993)

by Mark Jarman

Der Scheidende/His good-bye (March 1993)

by Martin Greenberg

By Heinrich Heine, translated by Martin Greenberg.

Lass die heilgen Parabolen/Enough with all the parables (March 1993)

by Martin Greenberg

By Heinrich Heine, translated by Martin Greenberg.

Gedächtnisfeier/Memorial service (March 1993)

by Martin Greenberg

By Heinrich Heine, translated by Martin Greenberg.

Over there (February 1993)

by J.R. Solonche

Canto XIII (February 1993)

by Richard Foerster

Currents (February 1993)

by Floyd Skloot

Bright leaf (January 1993)

by Andrew Hudgins

Dog pile (January 1993)

by Andrew Hudgins

Old address book (December 1992)

by Robert Shaw

Sharing the score (December 1992)

by X.J. Kennedy

The inheritance (November 1992)

by James Aitchison

Milton (October 1992)

by Andrew Hudgins

Scordatura (October 1992)

by David R. Slavitt

Key in hand (October 1992)

by Jessica Hornik

Happy (June 1992)

by Luke Zilles

Revived & well (June 1992)

by Donald Lyons

On new productions of A Streetcar Named Desire & Guys and Dolls.

The kite (June 1992)

by James Ulmer

The accident (June 1992)

by David Baker

Hypatia (May 1992)

by Frederick Morgan

A bayman (April 1992)

by Louis Simpson

Cissy's song (April 1992)

by John Hollander

Homefront (March 1992)

by Dick Allen

Spitfire (February 1992)

by Leslie Norris

To a garden asleep (February 1992)

by C.H. Sisson

Sonnet (February 1992)

by C.H. Sisson

After years away (January 1992)

by John Matthias

The art of poetry (December 1991)

by Robert Mezey

Paris, 1856 (December 1991)

by Robert Mezey

The cipher (December 1991)

by Robert Mezey

The hourglass (December 1991)

by Robert Mezey

The cabin (December 1991)

by Louis Simpson

Working out (November 1991)

by Louis Simpson

Red roses (November 1991)

by W. S. Di Piero

After Shen Zhou (September 1991)

by Frederick Morgan

Dolores (September 1991)

by Frederick Morgan

Homecomings (June 1991)

by John Drexel

Lament (May 1991)

by Mary Jo Salter

Hardball (April 1991)

by Randy Blasing

Art lesson (April 1991)

by Mary Jo Salter

New Year’s Eve (February 1991)

by Walter Griffin

The pear tree (February 1991)

by Patricia Hooper

Nostos (January 1991)

by Rachel Hadas

Academic poem (January 1991)

by John Matthias

Another autumn (January 1991)

by C.H. Sisson

Borders (November 1990)

by Leslie Norris

Lucky (October 1990)

by Theodore Weiss

Something kept (October 1990)

by Theodore Weiss

Natural history (October 1990)

by Karl Kirchwey

One year (September 1990)

by William Virgil Davis

The lesson (September 1990)

by Robley Wilson

Chorus of the dead in the laboratory of Frederick Ruysch (June 1990)

by John Herington

“Coro di morti nello studio di Frederico Ruysch” by Giacomo Leopardi, translated by John Herington.

Prelude (May 1990)

by Paul Mariani

Worldling (March 1990)

by Elizabeth Spires

Uncle Grant (March 1990)

by Brad Leithauser

Prayer (February 1990)

by Dana Gioia

Planting a Sequoia (February 1990)

by Dana Gioia

Tomorrow (February 1990)

by Donald Hall

Living room (February 1990)

by Floyd Skloot

The time (January 1990)

by Richard Moore

Paradigm (December 1989)

by Brian Culhane

Simon says (December 1989)

by Paul Lake

Aller Moor (November 1989)

by C.H. Sisson

Address (November 1989)

by C.H. Sisson

The pattern (November 1989)

by C.H. Sisson

Tenure (October 1989)

by Henri Coulette

Spring snow (October 1989)

by Jane Kenyon

When it stops (October 1989)

by Herbert Morris

In the apple-tree (September 1989)

by C.H. Sisson

Persia (September 1989)

by Robley Wilson

Cheetah (September 1989)

by Prescott Evarts

To England (September 1989)

by Barbara Jordan

The lake (May 1989)

by Maria Flook

The bed (April 1989)

by Wyatt Prunty

Homage (April 1989)

by Eric Pankey

The bow (March 1989)

by Floyd Skloot

The lie (March 1989)

by Alfred Dorn

Pieces (February 1989)

by Paul Lake

Gulls in frost (February 1989)

by Sandra McPherson

The runners (February 1989)

by Irving Feldman

Decoys (February 1989)

by Leslie Norris

Prayer rug (October 1988)

by Jeffrey Harrison

Harvestmen (October 1988)

by Florence Grossman

Father and son (October 1988)

by Jane Kenyon

The pear (October 1988)

by Jane Kenyon

The gift (October 1988)

by William Wilborn

Rosa Tacchini (September 1988)

by Elizabeth Spires

The clearing (September 1988)

by Jeffrey Harrison

Bedtime (May 1988)

by Rachel Hadas

Insomnia (April 1988)

by David Sofield

Cider 5¢ a glass (February 1988)

by Donald Hall

Annonciade (January 1988)

by Elizabeth Spires

The rise (December 1987)

by Louis Simpson

White oxen (December 1987)

by Louis Simpson

Mother church (December 1987)

by Peter Davison

Out of the past (November 1987)

by Edward Hirsch

If you can (November 1987)

by Eric Pankey

Aurora (October 1987)

by Timothy Steele

Youth (October 1987)

by Timothy Steele

Pacific rim (October 1987)

by Timothy Steele

House lust (October 1987)

by Prescott Evarts

The familiar (October 1987)

by Dick Allen

Idolatry brood (October 1987)

by Rachel Hadas

The beds (September 1987)

by Elizabeth Spires

Trouble (June 1987)

by Louis Simpson

Montana cat (June 1987)

by David Paul

The marriage (April 1987)

by Patricia Clark

Estrangement (April 1987)

by Patricia Clark

Last things (April 1987)

by Harvey Shapiro

Curtains (April 1987)

by Harvey Shapiro

Opera (February 1987)

by Herbert Morris

The lynx (January 1987)

by Charles Edward Eaton

Larkin (January 1987)

by Gibbons Ruark

Gas (December 1986)

by Sidney Wade

A face (December 1986)

by Elizabeth Spires

Work (November 1986)

by Luke Zilles

Wildflowers (November 1986)

by Florence Grossman

Windfalls (November 1986)

by Florence Grossman

A Parisian air (October 1986)

by Theodore Weiss

Widow-watching (October 1986)

by Theodore Weiss

For my grandfather (October 1986)

by James Ulmer

Water music (September 1986)

by John Frederick Nims

The bookshop (June 1986)

by Dick Allen

Ars poetica (May 1986)

by Paul Mariani

Spring changes (April 1986)

by Jane Kenyon

The clearing (April 1986)

by Jane Kenyon

The barrel organ (March 1986)

by Daniel Mark Epstein

From “Homage to Mallarmé”.

Old times (March 1986)

by Daniel Mark Epstein

From “Homage to Mallarmé”.

Christmas in Utah (February 1986)

by Leslie Norris

Night passage (February 1986)

by Curtis Harnack

Ultimate poem (December 1985)

by Herbert Morris

The eye egg (November 1985)

by Donald Petersen

That door (November 1985)

by Donald Petersen

Solitary woman (November 1985)

by Donald Petersen

This not that (November 1985)

by Donald Petersen

0 degrees (November 1985)

by Elizabeth Spires

1914 (October 1985)

by Edward Case

A victory is won (October 1985)

by Edward Case

Minor poet (October 1985)

by Edward Case

Familiar story (October 1985)

by Alan Shapiro

Cities & empires (October 1985)

by Dick Allen

Vine (June 1985)

by Alan Shapiro

Ease (March 1985)

by James Ulmer

Daily bread (March 1985)

by James Ulmer

A question (March 1985)

by Luke Zilles

Correspondence (January 1985)

by Henri Coulette

Postscript (January 1985)

by Henri Coulette

The visit (January 1985)

by Jane Kenyon

November calf (January 1985)

by Jane Kenyon

Boardwalk (December 1984)

by Herbert Morris

The hawk climbs (November 1984)

by Leslie Norris

Inertia (November 1984)

by Richard Kenney

The painters (October 1984)

by Jane Kenyon

Early and late (October 1984)

by Donald Petersen

A public poet (September 1984)

by Robert Richman

A review of Children in Exile by James Fenton.

A visit (June 1984)

by James Aitchison

Per album (June 1984)

by Eugenio Montale

On Italian, with facing translation, “For an album”, by Jonathan Galassi.

L’evoluzione biologica . . . (June 1984)

by Eugenio Montale

In Italian, with facing translation, “Biological evolution . . .”, by Jonathan Galassi.

La vita in prosa (June 1984)

by Eugenio Montale

In Italian, with facing translation, &ldquol;La vie en prose”, by Jonathan Galassi.

Non occorrono tempi lunghi (June 1984)

by Eugenio Montale

In Italian, with facing translation, “It doesn’t take a long time”, by Jonathan Galassi.

High water (May 1984)

by Jane Kenyon

The otter (May 1984)

by C.H. Sisson

Acorns (April 1984)

by Donald Hall


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