Daily Poems 2006-2007
These are the poems I read aloud in class for the 2006-2007 year.
You can use it for good ideas. If you want to look at the previous
year's poems, they are here.
McKay, Claude. "The White House." Poets.org, <http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/15248> accessed 3/13/07
Nye, Naomi Shihab. "Famous." Words Under the Words: Selected Poems. Portland, Oregon: Far Corner Books, 1995
Sassoon, Siegfried. "The Hero." The Old Huntsman and Other Poems. New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, 1918
Lansky, Bruce. "My Dumb Cat." Minnetonka, MN: Meadowbrook Press, 2003.
Wilcox, Ella Wheeler. "A March Snow." A Dome of Many Colored Glass: Poems for Children. Kessenger Publishing, 2004.
Berman, David. "Snow." Poetry 180: a Turning Back to
Poetry. New York: Random House, 2003.
Lowell, Amy, "The Wind." A Dome of Many-Coloured Glass - Verses for Children .
Hughes, Ted. "Wind." Poemhunter.com, <http://www.poemhunter.com/poem/wind/>, accessed March 5, 2007
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth. "The
Village Blacksmith". Bartleby.com <http://www.bartleby.com/102/59.html>
12 Oct. 2005
Merwin, W.S. "Odysseus." The Drunk in the Furnace. New York: Macmillan, 1960.
Tennyson, Alfred Lord. "Ulysses." Boston: Ticknor, 1842.
Kunitz, Stanley. "The Portrait." The Poems of Stanley Kunitz, 1928-1978. New York: Little, Brown & Co., 1979.
Duhamel, Denise. "When You Forget To Feed Your Gerbil" Girl Soldier. Truro, MA:, Garden Street Press, 1996.
Dove, Rita. "Flash Cards." Grace Notes. New York: Norton, 1989
Hayden, Robert. "Those Winter Sundays." Angle of Ascent: New and Collected Poems. New York: Liveright Publishing Corporation. 1962.
Whitman, Walt. "O Captain! My Captain!" Leaves of Grass. Philadelphia: David McKay, [c1900]; Bartleby.com, 1999. www.bartleby.com/142/. [accessed 2/2/07]
Cortazar, Julio. "Instructions on how to cry." Cronopios and Famas. New Directions Publishing Corporation, 1999.
Angelou, Maya. "Alone." Oh Pray My Wings Are Gonna Fit Me Well. New York: Random House, 1975.
Neruda, Pablo. Keeping Quiet. Full Woman, Fleshly Apple, Hot Moon. New York: Harper, 1998.
Updike, John. "Player Piano." In Vecchione, Patrice, ed. Whisper and Shout: Poems to Memorize. Chicago, Cricket books, 2003
Dunbar, Paul Laurence. "We Wear the Mask." The Collected Poetry of Paul Laurence Dunbar. Joanne M. Braxton, ed. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1993
Stevens, Wallace. "The Snow Man." Collected Poems of Wallace Stevens. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. 1954. http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/15745, accessed 12/15/06
Bryan, Sharon. "Sweater Weather: A Love Song to Language." Flying Blind. Sarabande Books, 1996.
Thayer, Ernest Lawrence. "Casey
at the Bat." Gardner, Martin, ed. The Annotated
Casey at the Bat. New York: Bramhall House, 1967.
Frost, Robert. "Bereft." Oliver, Mary. Rules for the Dance: A Handbook for Writing and Reading Metrical Verse. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1998
Marlowe, Christopher. "The
face that launch'd a thousand ships." http://www.cs.rice.edu/~ssiyer/minstrels/poems/75.html,
H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) "Helen"
accessed January 3, 2006
Daniells, Roy. "Noah." Keillor, Garrison. Good Poems. New York: Penguin, 2002. 90
Scannell, Vernon. "Lesson
in Grammar." Poemhunter.com <http://www.poemhunter.com/p/m/poem.asp?poem=106446>,
accessed March 2, 2006
Hall, Jim. "Maybe Dat's Youwr Problem Too." The Mating Reflex. Pittsburgh: Carnegie Mellon Press,
Heaney, Seamus. "Digging."
From Death of a Naturalist. London: Faber & Faber,
Hirsch, Edward. "Fast
Break." Wild Gratitude. New York: Knopf, 1990.
Collins, Billy. Winter Syntax. Sailing Alone around the Room: New and Selected Poems. New York: Random House, 2002. <http://www.ling.ed.ac.uk/~heycock/winter-syntax.html>, accessed 11/7/06
Kowit, Steve. "Grammar Lesson." from In the Palm of Your Hand: The Poet's Portable Workshop,
Gardiner, Maine: Tilbury House, 1995 <http://www.loc.gov/poetry/180/106.html> accessed 11/7/06.
Frost, Robert. "The Road Not Taken." Mountain Interval. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1920; Bartleby.com, 1999. www.bartleby.com/119/. [11/3/06].
Belloc, Hilaire. "Jim
Who Ran away from His Nurse and Was Eaten by a Lion."
In Harrison, Michael, and Christopher Stuart-Clark, eds. The
Oxford Treasury of Classic Poems. Oxford: Oxford University
Collins, Billy "On
Turning Ten." In Sailing Alone Around the Room:
New and Selected Poems. New York: Random House, 2002.
Stevenson, Robert Louis. "Bed in Summer." A Child’s Garden of Verses and Underwoods. New York: Current Literature, 1906; Bartleby.com, 2000. www.bartleby.com/188/. [10/2/06]
Flynn, Nick. "Cartoon
Physics, Part I." Poetry 180: a Turning Back to
Poetry. New York: Random House, 2003.
McLeod, Irene Rutherford. "Lone Dog." Untermeyer, Louis. Modern British Poetry. New York, Harcourt, Brace and Howe, 1920; Bartleby.com, 1999. www.bartleby.com/103/. [September 15, 2006].
Yeats, William Butler. "The Cat and the Moon." Yeats, W.B. The Wild Swans at Coole. New York: Macmillan, 1919.
Dickinson, Emily. "XXIV." ("A Narrow Fellow . . .") Dickinson, Emily. The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson. Boston: Little, Brown, 1924; Bartleby.com, 2000. www.bartleby.com/113/. [September 15, 2006].
Giovanni, Nikki. "Possum Crossing." Quilting the Black-Eyed Pea. New York: HarperCollins, 2003.
Tennyson, Alfred, Lord. "The
Kraken." Minstrels.com 26 September 2005 <http://www.cs.rice.edu/~ssiyer/minstrels/poems/896.html>
Phillips, Robert. "The Panic Bird." Poetry 180: A Turning Back to Poetry. (ed. Billy Collins). New York: Random House, 2003.
Nash, Ogden. "The
Tale of Custard the Dragon." The Tale of Custard
the Dragon. (ill. Lynn Munsinger) New York: Little, Brown.
Hughes, Ted. "Hawk
Roosting." Hughes, Ted. Collected Poems (ed.
Paul Keegan). New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 2003.
Ciardi, John. "The Shark." Fast and Slow:
Poems by John Ciardi. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company,