The New Yorker Book of Poems

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Viking Press, 1969 - American poetry - 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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Contents

Above the Arno May Swenson NOOOOOOIIOV1W
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Afterglow Jorge Luis Borges Milw
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Amsterdam Letter can Garrigue
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At Delft Charles Tomlinson
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Baldpate Pond E F Weisslitz
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me up at does E E Cummings
434
Between Two Worlds Rosemary Thomas
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The blurdered Girl Is Found on a Bridge Iane Hayman
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Mystic Sylvia Plath
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YiThe Lovers Conrad Aiken
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Old Amusement Park Marianne Moore
499
The Omelet of A MacLeish Edmund Wilson 53
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Battle Problem William Meredith
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Cages Marvin Solomon
100
The Cemetery at Academy California Philip Levine
116
The Constant Lover Louis Simpson
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Fable Norman Harris
211
Farewell to Narcissus Robert Horan
224
Flight Barbara Howes
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F raulein Reads I nstructive Rhymes Maxine W Kumin
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From Canto CXIH Ezra Pound
257
The Furnace of Colors Vernon Watkins
263
The Ghost Hilary Corke
269
The Glove Harold Bond
276
a great E E Cummings
282
Bendix John Updike
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Hengest Cyning Jorge Luis Borges
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History Lesson Mark Van Doren 297
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Horatian Variation Leonard Bacon
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Hymn to Proust Gavin Ewart
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In a Dark Time Theodore Roethke
319
In Defense of Superficiality Elder Olson
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nfirmity Theodore Roethke
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In Praise of Antonioni Stephen Holden
333
In the Museum Isabella Gardner
340
rreconcilables Arthur Gregor
346
yThe Iealous Lovers Donald Hall
354
Lament for Lost Lodgings Phyllis McGinley
368
Late Light Barbara Bellow Watson
374
Leonardo da Vincis Marianne Moore
380
The Lifeguard lames Dickey
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Little Girl My Stringbean My Lovely Woman Anne Sexton
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Song William Justema
395
Looking West William Stafford
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A Mare Kate Barnes
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One More New Botched Beginning Stephen Spender
512
On Scafell Pike Ted Walker
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On the Twentyfifth of July David Comel DeJong
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Out in the Gold George Starbuck 53
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Peasant W S Merwin
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Peter Michael Dennis Browne
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Plainness Jorge Luis Borges
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The Poets of Hell Karl Shapiro
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Powwow W D Snodgrass
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Rain at Wildwood May Swenson
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Report from California Lois Moyles
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Sailing Sailing Gray Burr
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Scene of a Summer Morning Irving Feldman
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Sea School Barbara Howes
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The Sense of Smell Louis MacNeice
642
The Skin Divers George Starbuck
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Song for the Last Act Louise Bogan
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Staying Alive David Wagoner
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Supper Walter De La Mare
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The Tale of Jorkyns and Gertie or Vice
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That Summer Henry Treece
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Things Kept Villiam Dickey
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Three Green Windows Anne Sexton
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To Kate Skating Better Than Her Date David Daiches
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Trees Ted Hughes
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Tune for a Lonesome Fife Donald justice
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Ouro Preto Elizabeth Bishop
756
A Valedictory to Standard Oil of Indiana David Vagoner
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Vision Richard Eberhart
768
A Walk by the Charles Adrienne Cecile Rich
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Weather William Meredith
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Why They Waged War John Peale Bishop
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