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Title The best of the best American poetry / Robert Pinsky, editor ; David Lehman, series editor.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Scribner Poetry, 2013.

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Edition Twenty-fifth anniversary edition.
Description xxviii, 322 pages ; 22 cm
Note "First Scribner edition, April 2013."
Contents Terminal nostalgia / Sherman Alexie -- Garbage / A.R. Ammons -- Soft money / Rae Armantrout -- Wakefulness / John Ashbery -- Bored / Margaret Atwood -- Injunction / Frank Bidart -- Feminine intuition / Stephanie Brown -- Three oranges / Charles Bukowski -- The life of towns / Anne Carson -- Self-portrait as four styles of Pompeian wall painting / Henri Cole -- Dharma / Billy Collins -- En famille / Robert Creeley -- You art a scholar, Horatio, speak to it / Olena Kalytiak Davis -- Our generation / Carl Dennis -- Skin / Susan Dickman -- Desire / Stephen Dobyns -- Difference / Mark Doty -- All souls' / Rita Dove -- How it will end / Denise Duhamel -- The imagine / Stephen Dunn -- Powers of Congress / Alice Fulton -- Salutations to Fernando Pessoa / Allen Ginsberg -- Landscape / Louise Gl├╝ck -- Manifest destiny / Jorie Graham -- Safe / Linda Gregerson -- The war / Linda Gregg -- Cafeteria in Boston / Thom Gunn -- Prophecy / Donald Hall -- The opaque / Mark Halliday -- Bush's war / Robert Hass -- A house is not a home / Terrance Hayes -- The polar circle / Lyn Hejinian -- Having intended to merely pick on an oil company, the poem goes awry / Bob Hicok -- Phone booth / Brenda Hillman -- Man on a fire escape / Edward Hirsch -- In praise of coldness / Jane Hirshfield -- In a quiet town by the sea / Tony Hoagland -- The see-saw / John Hollander -- Like most revelations / Richard Howard -- 9-11-01 / Fanny Howe -- Magdalene-- the seven devils / Marie Howe -- From Urban renewal / Major Jackson -- Plea for forgiveness / Rodney Jones -- So where are we? / Lawrence Joseph -- Reading aloud to my father / Jane Kenyon -- Proverb / Kenneth Koch -- Sally's hair / John Koethe -- Facing it / Yusef Komunyakaa -- Touch me / Stanley Kunitz -- Operation memory / David Lehman -- The return / Philip Levine -- The autobiography of Khwaja Mustasim / Amit Majmudar -- Hell / Sarah Manguso -- My mammogram / J.D. McClatchy -- Past all understanding / Heather McHugh -- From The person she is / James McMichael -- The 'ring' cycle / James Merrill -- The stranger / W.S. Merwin -- There will be animals / Thylias Moss -- The loaf / Paul Muldoon -- From Muse & drudge / Harryette Mullen -- Hate mail / Carol Muske-Dukes -- Q / Sharon Olds -- The window at Arles / Meghan O'Rourke -- I do not / Michael Palmer -- Fretwork / Carl Phillips -- Samurai song / Robert Pinsky -- A short narrative of breasts and wombs in service of plot entitled / Claudia Rankine -- Ends of the earth / Adrienne Rich -- The Rev. Larry Love is dead / David Rivard -- Discounting Lynn / J. Allyn Rosser -- Middle school / Mary Ruefle -- Outsider art / Kay Ryan -- Switchblade / Michael Ryan -- Let's all hear it for Mildred Bailey! / James Schuyler -- Pornography / Lloyd Schwartz -- The death of the shah / Frederick Seidel --- Country western singer / Alan Shapiro -- At the pool / Tom Sleigh -- Building / Gary Snyder -- Asphodel / A.E. Stallings -- The latest hotel guest walks over particles that revolve in seven other dimensions controlling latticed space / Ruth Stone -- From Dark harbor / Mark Strand -- Forty / Pamela Sutton -- Bounden duty / James Tate -- Elegy / Natasha Trethewey -- Counterman / Paul Violi -- Necrophiliac / Rosanna Warren -- Time pieces / Rachel Wetzsteon -- A filial republic / Susan Wheeler --- This pleasing anxious being / Richard Wilbur -- A hundred bones / C.K. Williams -- The mill-race / Anne Winters -- American twilight / Charles Wright -- A happy thought / Franz Wright -- Religion / Robert Wrigley -- Vespers / C. Dale Young -- No forgiveness ode / Dean Young -- Lime light blues / Kevin Young.
Summary 100 poems selected by Robert Pinsky that represent each volume in The best American poetry series.
Subject American poetry.
American poetry -- 20th century.
American poetry -- 21st century.
Added Author Lehman, David, 1948-
Pinsky, Robert.
Added Title Best American poetry.
ISBN 9781451658873 hardcover
1451658877 hardcover
9781451658880 paperback $18.00
1451658885 paperback
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