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Good poems for hard times, selected and introduced by Garrison Keillor

Label
Good poems for hard times
Title
Good poems for hard times
Statement of responsibility
selected and introduced by Garrison Keillor
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a collection of inspirational poems by such authors as Emily Dickinson, Billy Collins, Robert Frost, and Raymond Carver
Cataloging source
BKL
Dewey number
811.008
Index
index present
LC call number
PS586
LC item number
.G59 2006
Literary form
non fiction
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Keillor, Garrison
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  • American poetry
  • English poetry
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Good poems for hard times, selected and introduced by Garrison Keillor
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Kindness to snails: Break of day / Galway Kinnell -- Happiness / Raymond Carver -- This morning / Jane Kenyon -- Monks of St. John's file in the prayer / Kilian McDonnell -- Job / William Baer -- Or death and December / George Garrett -- Sonnet: "Rarely, rarely comest thou, spirit of delight" / Gavin Ewart -- Little horse is new / E.E. Cummings -- Poem for Emily / Miller Williams -- For a five-year-old / Fleur Adcock -- For my daughter in reply to a question / David Ignatow -- Goose / Muriel Spark -- Starting the Subaru at five below / Stuart Kestenbaum -- Day bath / Debra Spencer -- Such as it is more or less: Dialogue of watching / Kenneth Rexroth -- Birthday / W.S. Merwin -- Thoughts in a garden / Andrew Marvell -- Spring / Mary Oliver -- Unharvested / Robert Frost -- State of the economy / Louis Jenkins -- Arraignment / Debra Spencer -- From "song of myself" / Walt Whitman -- Ice storm / Jane Kenyon -- Passengers / Billy Collins -- Summer-camp bus pulls away from the curb / Sharon Olds -- You can take it with out / Josephine Jacobsen -- To David, about his education / Howard Nemerov -- Invitation / Carl Dennis -- Calling him back from layoff / Bob Hicok -- Working in the rain / Robert Morgan -- My father's lunch / Erica Funkhouser -- This lust of tenderness: Happiest day / Linda Pastan -- 'After dark vapours have oppressed our plains' / John Keats -- Children's hospital, emergency room / Gregory Djanikian -- Lonely-weds know / Leah Furnas -- In answer to your query / Naomi Lazard -- Toast / Leonard Nathan -- Detail waiting for a train / Stanley Plumly -- September twelfth, 2001 / X.J. Kennedy -- Alter / Charles Simic -- Sonnet no. 6 dearest, I never know such loving / Hayden Carruth -- There comes the strangest moment / Kate Light -- Snowflake / William Baer -- Somewhere I'll find you / Phebe Hanson -- Feasting / Elizabeth W. Garber -- Song / W.H. Auden -- Yes / Catherine Doty -- Dalliance of the eagles / Walt whitman -- After love / Maxine Kumin -- Sonnet CVI: When in the chronicle of wasted time / William Shakespeare -- Deliberate Obfuscation: Spiral notebook / Ted Kooser -- What's in my journal / William Stafford -- Why I took good care of my Macintosh / Gary Snyder -- Ode to my 1977 Toyota / Barbara Hamby -- Internal exile / Richard Cecil -- Burma-Shave -- Carnation milk / Anonymous -- Brief lecture on door closers / Clements Starck -- Sonnet Xll: Why are we by all creatures waited on? / John Donne -- Angels / Maurva Simon -- Passing through a small town / David Shumate -- In Paris with you / James Fenton -- Wedding poem for Schele and Phi / Bill Holm -- Sound of a car: Seven deadly sins / Virginia Hamilton Adair -- Teaching a child the art of confession / David Shumate -- Physics / Heather McHugh -- Things / Lisel Mueller -- Any prince to any princess / Adrian Henri -- Courage that my mother had / Edna St. Vincent Millay -- Please Mrs Butler / Allan Ahlberg -- To a frustrated poet / R.J. Ellmann / Lesson of the moth / Don Marquis -- Disappointment / Tony Hoagland -- Cure / Ginger Andrews -- Upon hearing about the suicide of the daughter of friends / Jo McDougall -- Here it comes: Con job / Charles Bukowski -- Farewell to A' our Scottish fame / Robert Burns -- Easter morning / Jim Harrison -- Million young workmen, 1915 / Carl Sandburg -- College colonel / Herman Melville -- Ordinary life / Barbara Crooker -- Fight aloud, is very brave / Emily Dickinson -- Analysis of baseball / May Swenson -- Ode to American English / Barbara Hamby -- High water mark / David Shumate -- After school on ordinary days / Maria Mazziotti Gillan -- Snow in the suburbs / Thomas Hardy -- Now winter nights enlarge / Thomas Campion -- Happiness / Michael Van Walleghen -- From tender buttons / Gertrude Stein -- Classic ballroom dances / Charles Simic -- Theater / William Greenway -- Ode on the whole duty of parents / Frances Cornford: Benefits of ignorance / Hal Sirowitz -- Bunthiorne's song / W.S. Gilbert -- Rules of evidence / Lee Robinson
Control code
ocm71331993
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 344 p.
Isbn
9780143037675
System control number
(OCoLC)71331993
Label
Good poems for hard times, selected and introduced by Garrison Keillor
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Kindness to snails: Break of day / Galway Kinnell -- Happiness / Raymond Carver -- This morning / Jane Kenyon -- Monks of St. John's file in the prayer / Kilian McDonnell -- Job / William Baer -- Or death and December / George Garrett -- Sonnet: "Rarely, rarely comest thou, spirit of delight" / Gavin Ewart -- Little horse is new / E.E. Cummings -- Poem for Emily / Miller Williams -- For a five-year-old / Fleur Adcock -- For my daughter in reply to a question / David Ignatow -- Goose / Muriel Spark -- Starting the Subaru at five below / Stuart Kestenbaum -- Day bath / Debra Spencer -- Such as it is more or less: Dialogue of watching / Kenneth Rexroth -- Birthday / W.S. Merwin -- Thoughts in a garden / Andrew Marvell -- Spring / Mary Oliver -- Unharvested / Robert Frost -- State of the economy / Louis Jenkins -- Arraignment / Debra Spencer -- From "song of myself" / Walt Whitman -- Ice storm / Jane Kenyon -- Passengers / Billy Collins -- Summer-camp bus pulls away from the curb / Sharon Olds -- You can take it with out / Josephine Jacobsen -- To David, about his education / Howard Nemerov -- Invitation / Carl Dennis -- Calling him back from layoff / Bob Hicok -- Working in the rain / Robert Morgan -- My father's lunch / Erica Funkhouser -- This lust of tenderness: Happiest day / Linda Pastan -- 'After dark vapours have oppressed our plains' / John Keats -- Children's hospital, emergency room / Gregory Djanikian -- Lonely-weds know / Leah Furnas -- In answer to your query / Naomi Lazard -- Toast / Leonard Nathan -- Detail waiting for a train / Stanley Plumly -- September twelfth, 2001 / X.J. Kennedy -- Alter / Charles Simic -- Sonnet no. 6 dearest, I never know such loving / Hayden Carruth -- There comes the strangest moment / Kate Light -- Snowflake / William Baer -- Somewhere I'll find you / Phebe Hanson -- Feasting / Elizabeth W. Garber -- Song / W.H. Auden -- Yes / Catherine Doty -- Dalliance of the eagles / Walt whitman -- After love / Maxine Kumin -- Sonnet CVI: When in the chronicle of wasted time / William Shakespeare -- Deliberate Obfuscation: Spiral notebook / Ted Kooser -- What's in my journal / William Stafford -- Why I took good care of my Macintosh / Gary Snyder -- Ode to my 1977 Toyota / Barbara Hamby -- Internal exile / Richard Cecil -- Burma-Shave -- Carnation milk / Anonymous -- Brief lecture on door closers / Clements Starck -- Sonnet Xll: Why are we by all creatures waited on? / John Donne -- Angels / Maurva Simon -- Passing through a small town / David Shumate -- In Paris with you / James Fenton -- Wedding poem for Schele and Phi / Bill Holm -- Sound of a car: Seven deadly sins / Virginia Hamilton Adair -- Teaching a child the art of confession / David Shumate -- Physics / Heather McHugh -- Things / Lisel Mueller -- Any prince to any princess / Adrian Henri -- Courage that my mother had / Edna St. Vincent Millay -- Please Mrs Butler / Allan Ahlberg -- To a frustrated poet / R.J. Ellmann / Lesson of the moth / Don Marquis -- Disappointment / Tony Hoagland -- Cure / Ginger Andrews -- Upon hearing about the suicide of the daughter of friends / Jo McDougall -- Here it comes: Con job / Charles Bukowski -- Farewell to A' our Scottish fame / Robert Burns -- Easter morning / Jim Harrison -- Million young workmen, 1915 / Carl Sandburg -- College colonel / Herman Melville -- Ordinary life / Barbara Crooker -- Fight aloud, is very brave / Emily Dickinson -- Analysis of baseball / May Swenson -- Ode to American English / Barbara Hamby -- High water mark / David Shumate -- After school on ordinary days / Maria Mazziotti Gillan -- Snow in the suburbs / Thomas Hardy -- Now winter nights enlarge / Thomas Campion -- Happiness / Michael Van Walleghen -- From tender buttons / Gertrude Stein -- Classic ballroom dances / Charles Simic -- Theater / William Greenway -- Ode on the whole duty of parents / Frances Cornford: Benefits of ignorance / Hal Sirowitz -- Bunthiorne's song / W.S. Gilbert -- Rules of evidence / Lee Robinson
Control code
ocm71331993
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 344 p.
Isbn
9780143037675
System control number
(OCoLC)71331993

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