2008 poetry friday archive

1. “For Allen Ginsberg” by XJ Kennedy; “Howl” by Allen Ginsberg

2. “Teddy Bear” by A.A. Milne

3. “The Quiet World” by Jeff McDaniel

4. “Why I Am Not a Painter” by Frank O’Hara

5. “l(a” by e.e. cummings

6. “The Windhover” by Gerard Manley Hopkins

7. “Blackbird,” “Blessed,” “Her Spirit,” by Paul McCartney

8. “Brownie” by A.A. Milne; “Brownies at School” by Palmer Cox

9. “A Room in the Past” by Ted Kooser

10. “The Poems I Have Not Written” by John Brehm; “A True Poem” by Lloyd Schwartz

11. “What Do Women Want?” by Kim Addonizio

12. “Tea Drinking” by Lu T’ung; “Briefly It Enters, and Briefly Speaks” by Jane Kenyon

13. “A Lady’s Adieu to her Tea Table (Anon);” “Ballad of the Boston Tea Party” by Oliver Wendell Holmes

14. “Compulsively Allergic to the Truth” by Jeff McDaniel; “The Minotaur” by Ted Hughes

15.. “Leaving” by Cathy Song

16. “Gruel” by Marilyn Chin

17. “Behold,” and poetical sayings translated by Mary Kawena Pukui

18. “Eatin’ with Sticks” by Lawson Inada

19. “Monologue for an Onion” by Suji Kwock Kim

20. “Make the Pie Higher,” by George W. Bush

21. “Underwear” by Lawrence Ferlinghetti   

22. “Blues” by Elizabeth Alexander

23. “A Duet” by Kevin McFadden

24. Bob Dylan Celebration

25. “Banquet,” “A Case of You,” by Joni Mitchell

26. “A Bear in There” by Shel Silverstein; “Afternoon Memory” by Gary Soto

26a. “Ode to Tomatoes,” by Pablo Neruda

27. “Requests for Toy Piano,” by Tony Hoagland

28. “Archibald,” by John Betjeman

29. “The Avalanche Club,” by Heather Christle

30. “How to Like It,” by Stephen Dobyns

31. “Exquisite Candidate,” by Denise Duhamel and Maureen Seaton

32.“Romeo and Juliet,” by William Shakespeare

33. “Meanwhile in Massachusetts,” by Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy

34. “Theme in Yellow,” by Carl Sandburg

35. “Ode on Potatoes,” by Anonymous

36.“Oatmeal,” by Galway Kinnell

37. “Miss Fogarty’s Christmas Cake,” by C. Frank Horn

38.”The Twelve Thank-you Notes of Christmas,” by Anonymous

39.”You Want a Social Life, With Friends,” by Kenneth Koch