Poems

226 Total Poems • 224 Displaying

"They Dream Only of America"

Poet: John Ashbery
Poetic Form: Free verse

"To Speak of Woe That Is In Marriage"

Poetic Form: Couplet

#465 (591) ("I heard a Fly buzz——when I died——")

Poetic Form: Common meter

(To be a Jew in the Twentieth Century)

Poetic Form: Common meter

A Black Man Talks of Reaping

Poetic Form: Quatrain

A Communication to Nancy Cunard

Poet: Kay Boyle
Poetic Form: Free verse

A Grave

Poetic Form: Vers libre

A Kind of Chill

Poet: John Ashbery
Poetic Form: Free verse

A Letter from Phillis Wheatley

Poetic Form: Blank verse

A Song in the Front Yard

Poetic Form: Free verse

A Step Away From Them

Poet: Frank O'Hara
Poetic Form: Free verse

A True Account of Talking to the Sun at Fire Island

Poet: Frank O'Hara
Poetic Form: Free verse

After Apple-Picking

Poet: Robert Frost
Poetic Form: Vers libre

Altar

Poet: Marilyn Chin
Poetic Form: Free verse

An Egyptian Pulled Glass Bottle in the Shape of a Fish

Poetic Form: Vers libre

An Octopus

Poetic Form: Vers libre

An Old Man's Winter Night

Poet: Robert Frost
Poetic Form: Blank verse

And One for My Dame

Poet: Anne Sexton
Poetic Form: Tercet

at the cemetery, walnut grove plantation, south carolina, 1989

Poetic Form: Free verse

At the Crossroad

Poetic Form: Free verse

At the Fishhouses

Poetic Form: Free verse

At the Well

Poetic Form: Free verse

At Tikal

Poetic Form: Blank verse

Aunt Jemima of the Ocean Waves

Poetic Form: Quatrain

Aunt Jennifer's Tigers

Poetic Form: Quatrain

Beaufort Tides

Poet: John Beecher
Poetic Form: Free verse

Berryman

Poet: W. S. Merwin
Poetic Form: Free verse

Birches

Poet: Robert Frost
Poetic Form: Blank verse

Bird-Witted

Poetic Form: Vers libre

Black Art

Poet: Amiri Baraka
Poetic Form: Free verse