The New Yorker book of poems

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Viking Press, 1969 - Fiction - 835 pages
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Potpourri of poetry includes the work of a diverse group of poets such as Vladimir Nabokov, Ogden Nash, Theodore Roethke and the Beatles

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User Review  - K Nolfi - Goodreads

Wonderful anthology I read about in Nicholson Baker's new book. New Yorker poems used to be really good! Read full review

Review: The New Yorker Book of Poems

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One of my favorite books of poetry of all time, it is never very far from my sight. Read full review

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Contents

The Asians Dying W S Merwin
3
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5
After Reading a Childs Guide to Modern Physics W H Auden
12
The Ambrosia of Dionysus and Semele Robert Graves
18
Musee des BeauxArts Alan Ross
24
The Artist William Carlos Williams
30
Was Going to Saint Ives Daniel G Hoffman
31
At Yearsend Richard Wilbur
38
Montana Eclogue William Stafford
444
The Morning Track Edward Parone
450
The Mud Turtle Howard Nemerov
456
My ManyCoated Man Laurie Lee
468
Napkin and Stone Vernon Watkins
474
News from the House Michael Dennis Browne
481
Night Walk Sylvia Plath
487
Paphos Lawrence Durrell
536

A Baby Ten Months Old Looks at the Public
44
A Baroque WallFountain in the Villa Sciarra Richard W1lbur
50
The Beavers Story Vernon Watkins
56
Beyond the Hunting Woods Donald Justice
62
The Black Angel Henri Coulette
68
Cages
97
The Constant Lover Louis Simpson
140
The Cutting Edge Philip Levine
155
The Enigma Variations Paul Petrie
196
Et Quid Amabo Nisi Quod Aenigma Est Stephen Sandy
202
ExBasketball Player John Updike
208
Falling James Dickey
216
Family Evening Dan Huws
222
The Figures on the Frieze Alastair Reid
228
Fish Emily Townsend
234
Flight Barbara Howes
242
The Green Shepherd Louis Simpson
286
Hengest Cyning Jorge Luis Borges
292
Hitchhiker Jack Marshall
298
Horatian Variation Leonard Bacon
304
Hymn to Proust Gavin Ewart
310
In a Dark Time Theodore Roethke
319
In Defense of Superficiality Elder Olson
326
VThe Lovers Conrad Aiken
403
Peasant W S Merwin
542
Peter Michael Dennis Browne
548
Plainness Jorge Luis Borges
554
The Poets of Hell Karl Shapiro
560
Powwow W D Snodgrass
566
A Room in the Villa William Jay Smith
612
Sailing Sailing Gray Burr
618
Scene of a Summer Morning Irving Feldman
624
Sediment David Ignatow
630
She That Is Memorys Daughter Vernon Watkins
637
Skin Diving in the Virgins John Malcolm Brinnin
643
The Sleepwalker Nelly Sachs
649
Suburb Hilltop Richard Moore
691
Supper Walter De La Mare
697
The Tale of Jorkyns and Gertie or Vice
703
That Summer Henry Treece
710
They Were All Like Geniuses Horace Gregory
716
Three Green Windows Anne Sexton
727
To Kate Skating Better Than Her Date David Daiches
733
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Weather William Meredith
795
Why They Waged War John Peale Bishop
808
Index
823
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