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Publisher: W.W. Norton
ISBN10: 0393037711 ISBN13: 9780393037715 DDC: 811.008/03520431 LCC: PS595

Notes

Includes index. With Child / Genevieve Taggard -- Poems for the New / Kathleen Fraser -- The Buddha in the Womb / Erica Jong -- Pregnancy / Sandra McPherson -- You're / Sylvia Plath -- Enceinte / Anne Waldman -- The Stethoscope / Anne Winters -- A Timepiece / James Merrill -- Before the Birth of One of Her Children / Anne Bradstreet -- The Expectant Father / Ai -- Weathering Out / Rita Dove -- Letter in July / Elizabeth Spires -- Pregnant Poets Swim Lake Tarleton, New Hampshire / Barbara Ras -- Notes from the Delivery Room / Linda Pastan -- Sounding / Carol Muske -- Loba in Childbed / Diane Di Prima -- The Loba Sings to Her Cub / Diane Di Prima -- Fifteen / Lucille Day -- From Vision and Prayer / Dylan Thomas -- Hello / John Berryman -- The Cambridge Afternoon Was Grey / Alicia Ostriker -- Infant Sorrow / William Blake -- Infant / Diana O'Hehir -- From The Two-Part Prelude / William Wordsworth -- Morning Song / Sylvia Plath -- Night Light / Anne Winters -- The Chair by the Window / Anne Winters -- Elizabeth Near and Far / Anne Winters -- The New Toy / Thomas Hardy -- Black Baby / Anita Scott Coleman -- A Cradle Song / William Blake -- Night Feeding / Muriel Rukeyser -- Night Feed / Eavan Boland -- Eating Babies / Chana Bloch -- Upon Her Soothing Breast / Emily Bronte -- Nick and the Candlestick / Sylvia Plath -- Unfinished Business / Celia Gilbert -- Now That I Am Forever with Child / Audre Lorde -- Maternity / Alice Duer Miller -- The Gift / Louise Gluck -- Looking at Them Asleep / Sharon Olds -- Child / Sylvia Plath -- Night-Pieces: For a Child / Adrienne Rich -- She said ... / Stevie Smith -- To Miss Charlotte Pulteney in Her Mother's Arms / Ambrose Philips -- Seizure / Jeanne Murray Walker -- An April Fool's Day Present for My Daughter Elisabeth / Ursula K. Le Guin -- Spelling / Margaret Atwood -- For Andrew / Fleur Adcock -- For a Five-Year-Old / Fleur Adcock -- Daughter, Daughter / Alberta Turner -- Return / Dorianne Laux -- Combing / Gladys Cardiff -- Hair / Alicia Ostriker -- The Dream of My Daughter / Sandra M. Gilbert -- Holding On / Brenda Hillman -- Identifying Things / Wendy Barker -- Mothers, Daughters / Shirley Kaufman -- I Have Three Daughters / Ruth Stone -- A Mother's Hearse / Stevie Smith -- To Welcome a Changeling / Colleen McElroy -- Mother to Son / Langston Hughes -- Family Reunion / Maxine Kumin -- Advice / Ruth Stone -- Niobe / John Donne -- Elegy, the Fertility Specialist / Sharon Thesen -- Motherhood / Georgia Douglas Johnson -- The Mother / Gwendolyn Brooks -- The Lost Baby Poem / Lucille Clifton -- Miscarriage / Anita Barrows -- Maternity / Alice Meynell -- Orinda upon Little Hector Philips / Katherine Philips -- Epitaph on Her Son H.P. at St Syth's Church / Katherine Philips -- Child Burial / Paula Meehan -- In Memory of My Dear Grandchild Anne Bradstreet / Anne Bradstreet -- On the Death of an Infant of Five Years Old / Elizabeth Boyd -- The Slave Mother / Frances E. W. Harper -- Declared Not Fit / Minnie Bruce Pratt -- Mother and Poet / Elizabeth Barrett Browning -- Come up from the Fields Father / Walt Whitman -- Upon the gallows hung a wretch / Emily Dickinson -- The Wife of Usher's Well / Anonymous -- My Boy Jack / Rudyard Kipling -- Piano / D. H. Lawrence -- Nurse / Dorianne Laux -- I Remember Haifa Being Lovely But / Lyn Lifshin -- No Quarrels Today / Richard Garcia -- During Fever / Robert Lowell -- From a Heart of Rice Straw / Nellie Wong -- The Survivors / Judith Hemschemeyer -- My Mother's Lips / C. K. Williams -- The Night Before Good-bye / Mitsuye Yamada -- Cactus / Irena Klepfisz -- Frying Trout While Drunk / Lynn Emanuel -- Implicature / Karen Fizer -- The Intruder / Carolyn Kizer -- Widows / Louise Gluck -- My Mother with Purse the Summer They Murdered the Spanish Poet / Philip Levine -- Housewife / Anne Sexton -- Inheritance / Cynthia Macdonald -- For My Mother / Louise Gluck -- A Grief Beyond Remedy / Judith Johnson -- The Photos / Diane Wakoski -- Mother II / Marilyn Hacker -- Why My Mother Made Me / Sharon Olds -- Christmas Eve / Anne Sexton -- Heredity / Heather McHugh -- Trinity Churchyard / Muriel Rukeyser -- The Blessing / Carolyn Kizer -- if there are any heavens my mother will(all by herself)have / E. E. Cummings -- Mother o' Mine / Rudyard Kipling -- The courage that my mother had / Edna St. Vincent Millay -- Women / Alice Walker -- The Adversary / Phyllis McGinley -- My Mother in Three Acts / Jane Cooper -- My Mama moved among the days / Lucille Clifton -- In the Ocean / Patricia Goedicke -- The Mother Before Memory / Minnie Bruce Pratt -- Dear Mama (4) / Wanda Coleman -- My mother was a braid of black smoke / Charles Simic -- A Poem for Sarah's Mother / Diana O'Hehir -- In an Iridescent Time / Ruth Stone -- From the House of Yemanja / Audre Lorde -- Sonnets are full of love, and this my tome / Christina Rossetti -- Mi Mama, the Playgirl / Richard Garcia -- The old face of the mother of many children / Walt Whitman -- Last Will / Linda Pastan -- My Mother Remembers That She Was Beautiful / Tess Gallagher -- Eightythree / Ruth Whitman -- The 90th Year / Denise Levertov -- The Song of the Old Mother / William Butler Yeats -- The Youngest Daughter / Cathy Song -- Jewish Mother / Pearl Bond -- Nursing: Mother / Marie Ponsot -- Soloing / Philip Levine -- Lucinda Matlock / Edgar Lee Masters -- The Song of Absinthe Granny / Ruth Stone -- Lineage / Margaret Walker -- Grandmother / Paula Gunn Allen -- The Morning Baking / Carolyn Forche -- Sestina / Elizabeth Bishop -- My Grandmother / Karl Shapiro -- The Last Words of My English Grandmother / William Carlos Williams -- More Blues and the Abstract Truth / C. D. Wright -- My Grandmother's Love Letters / Hart Crane -- Green Rain / Dorothy Livesay -- Claims / Judith Ortiz Cofer -- My Grandmother's Ghost / James Wright -- My Grandmother in Paris / Sandra M. Gilbert -- Birds on a Powerline / Yusef Komunyakaa -- One We Knew / Thomas Hardy -- From Mourning Pictures / Honor Moore -- Sorrow / D. H. Lawrence -- The Bride / D. H. Lawrence -- Sailing Home from Rapallo / Robert Lowell -- A Woman Mourned by Daughters / Adrienne Rich -- Autumn 1980 / Marilyn Hacker -- Upon a Lady that dyed in child-bed, and left a daughter behind her / Robert Herrick -- Upon a young mother of many children / Robert Herrick -- C.L.M. / John Masefield -- In Memory of My Mother / Patrick Kavanagh -- From On the Receipt of My Mother's Picture out of Norfolk / William Cowper -- Museum Out of Mind / Marie Ponsot -- The Fare / Molly Peacock -- Elegy for My Mother / David Wagoner -- Kaddish / David Ignatow -- For a Fifty-Year-Old Woman in Stockholm / Gary Snyder -- The White Goddess / Robert Graves -- In the Carolinas / Wallace Stevens -- Sweet Mountains - Yet tell Me no lie / Emily Dickinson -- The Earthwoman and the Waterwoman / Denise Levertov -- Kore in Hades / Kathleen Raine -- Medea the Sorceress / Diane Wakoski -- Fragment of an Ode to Maia / John Keats -- From My Sisters, O My Sisters / May Sarton -- Eve to Her Daughters / Judith Wright -- the astrologer predicts at mary's birth / Lucille Clifton -- I Sing of a Maiden / Anonymous -- Ana[mary/army]gram / George Herbert -- On the Blessed Virgins bashfulnesse / Richard Crashaw -- Annunciation / John Donne -- Nativitie / John Donne -- The Virgin Mary / John Donne -- The Mother of God / William Butler Yeats -- Observation / Robert Herrick -- The Virgin Mary / Robert Herrick -- Another / Robert Herrick -- Madame La Fleurie / Wallace Stevens -- My Mother Would Be a Falconress / Robert Ducan -- Pensive on Her Dead Gazing / Walt Whitman -- Unfolded out of the Folds / Walt Whitman -- The Womb / Ted Hughes -- Kangaroo / D. H. Lawrence -- Sheep / Ted Hughes -- bee mother / Meredith Stricker -- The Paper Nautilus / Marianne Moore -- Christmas Carols / Margaret Atwood -- Parentage / Alice Meynell -- Solomon's Sword / Jane Shore -- A Fable / Louise Gluck -- What Your Mother Tells You Now / Mitsuye Yamada -- The Envelope / Maxine Kumin -- The Language of the Brag / Sharon Olds.

Classification

  • LCC: PS595
  • Dewey Decimal: 811.008/03520431

Book Details

  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: 380 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.

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