Sunday, January 4, 2015

Reading 2014

1. Carnival Evening - Linda Pastan (poetry)

2. Daniel Deronda - George  Eliot

3. Niagara Falls Travel Guide - Thomas Austin

4. Vanity Fair - William Makepeace Thackeray

5. Rumi: A Soul on Fire - Lecture by Dartmouth Professor, Nancy Crumbine (poetry)

6. The Violent Bear It Away - Flannery O'Connor

7. Like This - Rumi (poetry)

8. The Colossus and Other Poems - Sylvia Plath (poetry)

9. Sons and Lovers - D. H. Lawrence

10. can't stop the beat - ruth weiss (poetry)

11. Poems for Women's History Month
The Academy of American Poets was founded eighty years ago by a visionary woman, twenty-three year old Marie Bullock. In honor of her and all women, here's a roundup of poems to celebrate Women's History Month.

"Duality" by Tina Chang
"won't you celebrate with me" by Lucille Clifton
"Fifty-Three" by Eileen Myles 
"Diving into the Wreck" by Adrienne Rich
"Duende" by Tracy K. Smith
"Stanzas in Meditation" by Gertrude Stein 
"Lady Tactics" by Anne Waldman 

12. Body Rags - Galway Kinnell (poetry)

13. Mortal Acts, Mortal Words - Galway Kinnell (poetry)

14.  The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins

15.  The Past - Galway Kinnell (poetry)

16. Foucault:Philosophy in an Hour - Paul Strathern

17. the Waves - Virginia Woolf

18. Nightmare Abbey - Thomas Love Peacock

19. Tess of the d'Urbervilles - Thomas Hardy

20. The Philosopher's Club - Kim Addonizio (poetry)

21. Some Ether - Nick Flynn (poetry)

22. Behind My Eyes - Li-Young Lee (poetry)

23.  Queen of a Rainy Country - Linda Pastan (poetry)

24.  Summer Poems
Vacation by Rita Dove
In Summer by Paul Laurence Dunbar
Let Birds by Linda Gregg 
Summer Holiday by Robinson Jeffers 
The White Room by Charles Simic
Summer Night, Riverside by Sara Teasdale 
Miracles by Walt Whitman
June Light by Richard Wilbur 
Summer Song by William Carlos Williams

25. A Thousand Mornings - Mary Oliver (poetry)

26. Vice - Ai (poetry)

27. August Poems - Be Calm as Water
“The Moose” by Elizabeth Bishop
Vacation by Rita Dove
The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost
Travel by Edna St. Vincent Millay
Travelling by William Wordsworth

28. morning in the burned house - Margaret Atwood (poetry)

29. a Night without Armor - Jewel Kilcher (poetry)

30. Night Mowing - Chard DeNiord (poetry)

31. Moby Dick - Herman Melville

32. Blood, Tin, Straw - Sharon Olds (poetry)

33. Shahid Reads His Own Palm - Reginald Betts (poetry)

34. Nine Horses - Billy Collins (poetry)

35.  Howl - Allen Ginsberg (poetry)

36. Red Shoes - Honor Moore  (poetry)

37. Old Heart - Stanley Plumly (poetry)

38. Renascence and other Poems - Edna St Vincent Millay (poetry)

39. Selected Poems of Oscar Widle - Oscar Wilde (poetry)

40. A Few Figs From Thistles - Edna St Vincent Millay (poetry)

41. Second April - Edna St Vincent Millay (poetry)

42. Savage Beauty - Nancy Milford (poetry)

43. The Round House - Louise Erdrich

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