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An Audible Anthology

Poems from The Atlantic Monthly read aloud

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From the June Atlantic ...
Bullet  by Darcie Dennigan (2007)
From the May Atlantic ...
Acceptance Speech  by David Yezzi (2007)
From the April Atlantic ...
Clean  by Susan Hahn (2007)
From the 2006 Fiction issue ...
A Mile Down the Road From Home  by Brendan Galvin (2006)
Squeezebox  by James Reiss (2006)
Lottery  by John Skoyles (2006)


PAMELA ALEXANDER:

Couple at the Club (2001)
Look Here (1994)

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DICK ALLEN:

The Report (1990)
Memo From the Desk of Wallace Stevens (1996)
The Litany of Disparagement (1997)
Private Grief (2003)

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TALVIKKI ANSEL:

World (2001)

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YEHUDA AMICHAI:

After Auschwitz (1999)
Translated by Chana Bloch and Chana Kronfeld
I Studied Love (1998)
Translated by Chana Bloch and Chana Kronfeld. Read by Chana Bloch.

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DAVID BAKER:

After Rain (2000)

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CHRISTIANNE BALK:

Lauds for St. Germaine Cousin (1579-1601) (2002)

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J.T. BARBARESE:

Fossils (2000)
Teaching the Slider (2002)

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DAVID BARBER:

The Lather (1995)
Thumbnail Sketch of the Tulip Mania (2000)
Tar Pit (2003)
Pilgrim's Progress (2003) Bambino Sutra (2006)

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LINDA BIERDS:

For the Sake of Retrieval (1989)
Windows (1994)
The Weathervanes (1996)
Safe (1996)
Questions of Replication: The Brittle Star (2005)

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SOPHIE CABOT BLACK:

The Tree (2000)

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CHANA BLOCH:

Tired Sex (1997)

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ROBERT BLY:

Jerez at Easter (2000)
The Norwegian Grandson (2003)

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EAVAN BOLAND:

Limits (2001)

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CATHY SMITH BOWERS:

A Little Herbal Primer (2000)
Mystery of the Sphinx (2001)
For My Dog, Who Listens to All My Poems (2002)

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ELIZABETH BRADFIELD:

WYSSA (2005)

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DEBRA BRUCE:

Plunder (1998)
Childhood (2004)

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TERESA CADER:

Correspondence (1998)
The Odds (1998)
Aria (2003)

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ROBERT CAMPBELL:

Eads to Glinka (1996)

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NINA CASSIAN:

Youthing (1997)

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PAUL CELAN:

There Was Earth Inside Them (2000)
Translated and read aloud by John Felstiner

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KELLY CHERRY:

Gethsemane (1988)
Field Notes (1997)

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PATRICIA CLARK:

Riverside Ghazal (2002)
My Father on a Bicycle (2003)

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LEONARD COCHRAN:

Progress (2004)

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HENRI COLE:

Horses (1996)
Childlessness (1997)
Black Camellia (2001)
Landscape With Deer and Figure (2003)
Dead Wren (2004)
Birthday (2005)

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MICHAEL COLLIER:

Bardo (2002)

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BILLY COLLINS:

Invention (1998)
Man Listening to Disc (1999)
Snow Day (2000)
The Iron Bridge (2001)
House (2004)

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CHRISTOPHER JANE CORKERY:

Patio (1990)
As in the Days of the Prophets (1992)
Jigsaw Puzzle in Pregnancy (1994)
Central and Main (1996)

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STEVEN CRAMER:

The Accident (1990)
The Night We Knew for Sure (1994)
Villanelle After a Burial (1997)
Everyone Who Left Us (2000)

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PETER DAVISON:

The Winner (1958)
Gifts (1965)
The Obituary Writer (1974)
The Passing of Thistle (1989)
The Unfrocked Governess (1994)
"I Hardly Dream of Anyone Who Is Still Alive" (1995)
Like No Other (1997)
On Mount Timpanogos, 1935 (1997)
No Escape (1997)
Falling Water (1998)
These Days (2000)
Best Friend (2000)
You (2000)

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GREG DELANTY:

Loosestrife (2005)
The Bindi Mirror (2000)

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DARCIE DENNIGAN:

Bullet (2007)

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SUSAN DONNELLY:

Harpo (1998)
The Third-Prize Photograph (2000)
Samba (2000)

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GERI DORAN:

Retrospective (2005)
Resin (2005)

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MARK DOTY:

Long Point Light (1994)
A Display of Mackerel (1995)
The Embrace (1997)
Lily and Bronze (2001)

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BEN DOWNING:

Inshallah (2000)

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ALICE FULTON:

Fix (2000)

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ERICA FUNKHOUSER:

Owl Pellet (1992)
The Accident (1995)
India Cotton Shirt (1996)
Woodcock (1999)
To the Animal in the Hole (1999)
Passage (2000)
First Pantoum of Summer (2003)
Journey (2003)

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BRENDAN GALVIN:

Pondycherry (1995)
Listening to the Garden (1996)
An Explanation (1997) Seed Packet (2005) A Mile Down the Road From Home (2006)



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REGINALD GIBBONS:

The Affect of Elms (1990)
Kiss (1997)

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LINDA GREGERSON:

Safe (1990)
For the Taking (1993)
Target (1996)
Waterborne (2000)
The Horses Run Back to Their Stalls (2002)

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SUSAN HAHN:

Clean (2007)

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JOHN HAINES:

Poem for the End of the Century (1999)

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DONALD HALL:

When the Young Husband ... (1993)
The Wedding Couple (1996)
Distressed Haiku (1996)

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PETER HARRIS:

The Net (1999)

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LOLA HASKINS:

The Ballad of Foot-and-Mouth (2002)

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BROOKS HAXTON:

Molybdenum (1995)
Sanskrit by First Snowfall (1997)
From the Greek (1998)

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SAMUEL HAZO:

Seesaws (2004)

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JANE HIRSHFIELD:

The Song (1986)
Within This Tree (1991)
The Love of Aged Horses (1994)
Lying (1994)
Three Foxes by the Edge of the Field at Twilight (1996)
The Poet (1997)
Apple (1999)
The Bell Zygmunt (2004)

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PATRICIA HOOPER:

Prayer (1997)

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JESSICA HORNIK:

Gratitude (1992)
The Invisible Woman (1998)

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ANDREW HUDGINS:

Dragonfly (1997)
The Hawk Above the House (2000)

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T. R. HUMMER:

Junk Mail (2003)

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MARK JARMAN:

Psalm (1997)
In the Tube (1999)
Canticle (2001)
Coyotes (2003)
Bat (2005)
Strange Tales of the Kingdom of Fife (2006)

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RODNEY JONES:

TV (1995)
Two Poems: First Coca-Cola and Beautiful Child (1996)
On Pickiness (1996)
Plea for Forgiveness (1999)
Raccoon Time (1999) Channel (1999) Sovereign Joy (2005)


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ANDREAS KARAVIS:

Morning (1999)
Translated and read aloud by David Solway

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MARY KARR:

Beauty and the Shoe Sluts (1998)

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X. J. KENNEDY

A Beard of Bees (2002)

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JANE KENYON
(with readings by Donald Hall):


Introductory remarks by Donald Hall (in RealAudio format)

Man Eating (1995)
Two Poems: Drawing From the Past and Surprise (1996)
Woman, Why Are You Weeping? (1999)

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TED KOOSER:

Biker (2001)

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MARILYN KRYSL:

Skipping the State (2002)

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MAXINE KUMIN:

Grace (1961)
January 25th (1965)
Continuum: A Love Poem (1980)
The Nuns of Childhood: Two Views (1992)
Oblivion (2000)
The Sunday Phone Call (2002)
The Apparition (2003)
The Cohort (2005)

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STANLEY KUNITZ:

King of the River (1970)
The Quarrel (1979)

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LAURIE LAMON:

When You Tell Me (1998)
Potato (2000)
Praise (2004)

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SYDNEY LEA:

Children, Singing (2003)

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PHILIP LEVINE:

Holy Day (1973)
Ode For Mrs. William Settle (1993)
Magpiety (1994)
The New World (1997)
The Return (1998)
"He Would Never Use One Word Where None Would Do," (1999)
The Lesson (2003)

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LAURENCE LIEBERMAN

Love Nips of the Boa (1999)

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SARAH LINDSAY

Laser Palmistry: The Early Days (2000)

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THOMAS LUX:

Snake Lake (1984)
Virgule (1992)
Gorgeous Surfaces (1994)
He Has Lived in Many Houses (1996)
Torn Shades (1996)
The Man Into Whose Yard You Should Not Hit Your Ball (1998)
Henry Clay's Mouth (1999)
The Diamond Cutter (2004)

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SEBASTIAN MATTHEWS:

Walking With Walter (2000)

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WILLIAM MATTHEWS:

New (1980)
On the Porch at the Frost Place, Franconia, N.H. (1982)
Homer's Seeing-Eye Dog (1988)
The Blues (1989)
Cheap Seats, the Cincinnati Gardens, Professional Basketball, 1959 (1994)
The Shooting (1996)
Dire Cure (1997)

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FLORENCE CASSEN MAYERS:

All-American Sestina (1996)

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GAIL MAZUR:

Young Apple Tree, December (1999)
Bluebonnets (1995)
They Can't Take That Away From Me (1998)

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JUDITH McCUNE:

The Guest (2000)

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GARDNER MCFALL:

Love Work (2003)

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W. S. MERWIN:

Term (1999)
Any Time (1999)
Unknown Bird (1999)
Before the Flood (1998)
Shore Birds (1998)
Three Poems: Another River, Echoing Light, and Remembering (1997)
Green Fields (1995)
Three French Poems: Vehicles, The Speed of Light, andEnd of a Day (1994)

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SUSAN MITCHELL:

Golden Bough: The Feather Palm (1997)
Lost Parrot (1999)

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JEFF MOCK:

The Plot Thickens (2002)

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JEAN MONAHAN:

Rough Beast (2001)

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ROBERT MORGAN:

Option (1997)
Girdling (1997)
The Grain of Sound (1999)
Wind From a Waterfall (1999)

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JONATHAN MUSGROVE:

Crayfish Hunting (2002)
Her Last Night at Home (2002)
Lunge With Martha (2004)

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LEONARD NATHAN:

Denial (2004)

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LAURA NEWBERN:

The Lovely Tall Novelist Danced (1997)
Pain (1997)

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D. NURKSE:

The Reunification Center (2002)
Flying Seed (2005)

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SHARON OLDS:

A Week Later (2002)

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STEVE ORLEN:

Blind Date (2003)

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ALICIA OSTRIKER:

The Kiss of Judas (2001)

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GREG PAPE:

Flamingo (1998)
Fog (1999)

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LINDA PASTAN:

Prosody 101 (1983)
Green Thumb (1985)
Crocuses (1989)
Deer (1996)
Rivermist: For Roland Flint (2002)

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DEBRA PENNINGTON:

Postscript (1996)

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ROBERT PINSKY:

from The Inferno of Dante (1994)
The Tuning (1995)
Jersey Rain (2000)
Biography (2000)
Vessel (2000)
Jar of Pens (2002)

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STANLEY PLUMLY:

The Marriage in the Trees (1996)
Naps (1998)
Piano (1999)
Strays (2000)
John 6:17 (2001)
Mercy (2002)
Silent Heart Attack (2003)

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CHRISTINA PUGH:

Mourning Cloak (2003)

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ANNA RABINOWITZ:

Brooklyn Snapshot (1998)

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JAMES REISS:

Cycle (1996)
My Daughters in New York (1997) Squeezebox (2006)



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WILLIAM PITT ROOT:

Wherever (2002)

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J. ALLYN ROSSER:

Municipal Playground (2003)
Bus to San Miniato al Monte (2005)


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DAVID J. ROTHMAN:

Not My Leg (1997)

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KAY RYAN:

Emptiness (1993)
This Life (1993)
Among English Verbs (1998)
Hailstorm (2003)

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STEPHEN SANDY:

Earth Day Story (1991)
My Place (1996)
The Change (1997)
Worn Tool (2001)

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LLOYD SCHWARTZ

Small Airport in Brazil (1999)

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GRACE SCHULMAN

Cimicifuga (2007)

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JOAN I. SIEGEL

Mary Cassatt: The Letter (1890-1891) (2002)

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LOUIS SIMPSON

Ishi (2005)

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L. E. SISSMAN
Poems from The Atlantic Monthly, also appearing in Night Music (1999). With readings by Peter Davison:

The Tree Warden (1965)
The Museum of Comparative Zoology (1967)
Love-Making; April; Middle Age (1968)
Tras Os Montes (1978)

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JOHN SKOYLES:

History (1997)
Uncle Grossman (2003)
The Situation (2003) Lottery (2006)


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R. T. SMITH:

Sourwood (1998)

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W. D. SNODGRASS:

Fast Foods: A Rap Rondeau (2003)

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DAVID SOFIELD:

Midday Mirage (2005)

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DAVID SOLWAY:

My Mother's Chess (1981)
My Daughter at Chess (1997)
Bamboo (2004)

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JOHN SPAULDING:

The Launching Chains of The Great Eastern (2002)

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ELIZABETH SPIRES:

The Wave-Maker (2007)

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SUE STANDING:

Hummingbird (2002)

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JOHN STRULOEFF:

Loggers (2004)

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TERESE SVOBODA:

Aubade (1998)
Belles Lettres (2001)

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HENRY TAYLOR:

Peaceable Kingdom (2004)

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ROBERT THOMAS:

The Blizzard (2002)

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JOHN UPDIKE:

Rainbow (2000)

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LEE UPTON:

Sure (2003)

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VIRGIL:

A Place for the Bees (from Virgil's Georgics) (2005)
Translated and read aloud by David Ferry

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ELLEN BRYANT VOIGT:

Song and Story (1992)
Three Poems (2002)

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DAVID WAGONER:

Lachrymals (2000)

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CONNIE WANEK

The Coin Behind Your Ear (2001)
Lipstick (2004)

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THOM WARD:

Vasectomy (1996)

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ROSANNA WARREN:

August Walk (2002)

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RICHARD WILBUR:

She (1958)
C Minor (1974)
Bone Key (1995)
The Disappearing Alphabet (1997)
Sir David Brewster's Toy (2002)
Some Words Inside of Words (2004)

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C. K. WILLIAMS:

Dissections (2002)

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CHRISTIAN WIMAN:

Postolka (Prague) (2002)

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ROBERT WRIGLEY:

The Other World (2001)
Winter Bale (2001)
Highway 12, Just East of Paradise, Idaho (2001)
Discretion (2003)

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DAVID YEZZI:

Acceptance Speech (2007)


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