Poetry in Motion from Coast to Coast 120 Poems from the Subways and Buses

ISBN-10: 0393323765

ISBN-13: 9780393323764

Edition: 2002

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List price: $13.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/17/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 180
Size: 8.00" wide x 5.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Elise Paschen was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. While an undergraduate at Harvard, she was awarded the Lloyd McKim Garrison Medal and the Joan Grey Untermyer Poetry Prize. Elise received her M.Phil. and D.Phil. degrees in 20th Century British and American Literature at Oxford University where she co-founded Oxford Poetry. Executive Director of the Poetry Society of America from 1988 until 2001, she is the co-founder of Poetry in Motion. Paschen was the featured Illinois poet at the National Book Festival sponsored by the Library of Congress in September 2006. Elise Paschen is the author of Bestiary (Red Hen Press, 2009), Infidelities (Story Line Press, 1996), winner of the Nicholas Roerich Poetry Prize, and Houses: Coasts (Oxford: Sycamore Press). Her poems have been published in numerous journals and anthologies and she is editor of The New York Times best-selling anthology Poetry Speaks to Children and Poetry Speaks Who I Am (Sourcebooks). Dr. Paschen serves as Poet Laureate of Three Oaks, Michigan and teaches in the MFA Writing Program at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She lives in Chicago with her husband and their two children.

from Emergence
Naming the Animals
Ceres Looks at the Morning
The Sonogram
First Early Mornings Together
from Art: African-American Woman Guild, or The Spider Explains Her Art to the Blind
Sonnet XXIX
Red Rooster, Yellow Sky
Beautiful Days
from Sympathy
False Spring
from Eruption: Pu'u O'o
from Foreign Exchange
Walking to School, 1964
Lilac Time
from The World Is Round
A Tin Roof Song
from The Choice
from Avalanche
Days of Our Years
At Noon
El Chicle
I Ask My Mother to Sing
The Cure
A Poem for Jesse
from Praise the Tortilla, Praise Menudo, Praise Chorizo
Wrong Side of the River
Ventanas Pintadas/Painted Windows
Cow Worship
The Loon on Oak-Head Pond
The Eagle
from A Chorus of Horizontals
from Of Pairs
Keeping Things Whole
The Bears
from Poppies
In Between
The Tree House
On the Patio, Dallas
from Untitled
from Brotherly Love
We Real Cool
I Finally Managed to Speak to Her
from My Grandmother's New York Apartment
Hanging the Wash
The Courage of Women
The Hands
Open House
Too Much Heat, Too Much Work
The Potter's Wheel
from Mending Wall
from Heavy Tells a Story
The Mill Back Home
from Auburn
Epigram V, xxxvi
The Door
The Grade-School Angels
from Daily Horoscope
The Whistle
Whose side are you on?
from Men at Forty
from Commuter Marriage
Paper Matches
from Fences
from Crazy Horse Speaks
Love Like Salt
from Misgivings
from Happy Family
Harmonie du Soir
Sent on a Sheet of Paper with a Heart Shape Cut Out of the Middle of It
Delight in Disorder
from Those Who Come After
The Gift
The Ideal
This Is Just to Say
from Little L. A. Villanelle
Tower Suite
The Taxi
from The Starlight Night
from Fireflies
from In Spite of Everything, the Stars
from The Heavy Light of Shifting Stars
The moonless night
from In February
White Towels
The Good Old Dog
from Rumors
Quies, or Rest
Lullaby for a Daughter
I Know
from Let Me Think
Meeting at Night
Water Can Only Wrap Me, but Life Must Hold Me
from Variation on the Word Sleep
Sonnet XVII
from Watch Repair
The Poem
Say Uncle
The Well Dressed Man with a Beard
from The Tyger
from They Feed They Lion
When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer
About the Editors
Index of Poets and Translators
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