Poems

328 Total Poems • 326 Displaying

Heritage

Couplet

"They Dream Only of America"

John Ashbery
Free verse

"To Speak of Woe That Is In Marriage"

Couplet

#1072 (194) ("Title divine-is mine!")

Free verse

#1129 (1263) ("Tell all the Truth but tell it slant-")

Other

#1705 (1691) ("Volcanoes be in Sicily")

Other

#258 (320) ("There's a certain Slant of light,")

Quatrain

#280 (340) ("I felt a Funeral, in my Brain")

Quatrain

#303 (409) ("The Soul selects her own Society-")

Quatrain

#341 (372) ("After great pain, a formal feeling comes-")

Quatrain

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

Common meter

#508 (353) ("I'm ceded-I've stopped being Theirs-")

Other

#520 (656) ("I started Early-Took my Dog-")

Quatrain

#601 (517) ("A still-Volcano-Life-")

Quatrain

#613 (445) ("They shut me up in Prose-")

Quatrain

#657 (466) ("I dwell in Possibility-")

Quatrain

#712 (479) ("Because I could not stop for Death-")

Quatrain

#754 (764) ("My Life had stood-a Loaded Gun-")

Quatrain

(To be a Jew in the Twentieth Century)

Common meter

A Black Man Talks of Reaping

Quatrain

A Canticle to the Waterbirds

Free verse

A Communication to Nancy Cunard

Kay Boyle
Free verse

A Grave

Vers libre

A Kind of Chill

John Ashbery
Free verse

A Letter from Phillis Wheatley

Blank verse

A Mona Lisa

Free verse

A Song in the Front Yard

Free verse

A Step Away From Them

Frank O'Hara
Free verse

A True Account of Talking to the Sun at Fire Island

Frank O'Hara
Free verse

After Apple-Picking

Robert Frost
Vers libre