A Book of Poetry

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1983 - Poetry - 278 pages

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Contents

Elements of Poetry
3
Image Simile Metaphor
9
William Butler Yeats The Lake Isle of Innisfree
15
Karl Shapiro Manhole Covers
23
Langston Hughes Dream Deferred
29
Dennis Schmitz The Wounded Doc
35
Emily Dickinson The Wind Tapped
41
Christopher Morley Nursery Rhyme
47
Narrative Poetry
93
Anonymous Barbara Allen
99
Anonymous Lord Randal
102
Anonymous John Henry
108
Roy Helton Old Christmas
115
Stephen Vincent Benét The Ballad of Marco Polo
128
Robert Frost Two Tramps in
135
Lyric Poetry
148

Walt Whitman Beat Beat Drums
53
Robert Frost The Tuft of Flowers
60
David P Young The Man Who Swallowed
67
Tone
73
William Blake The Lamb
81
Alfred Lord Tennyson Break Break Break
87
18
155
Phyllis McGinley Portrait of Girl
161
Gwendolyn Brooks One Wants a Teller
168
Leslie Marmon Silko Slim Man Canyon
174
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