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  • ISBN: 0812968875
  • ISBN: 9780812968873
  • Physical Description: xxiv, 323 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Trade Paperbacks, ©2003.

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Introduction / Billy Collins -- 1. Introduction to Poetry / Billy Collins -- 2. Selecting a Reader / Ted Kooser -- 3. Not Bad, Dad, Not Bad / Jan Heller Levi -- 4. Singing Back the World / Dorianne Laux -- 5. The Pink Car / Mark Halliday -- 6. Acting / Suzanne Cleary -- 7. The Cord / Leanne O'Sullivan -- 8. Ode: The Capris / Mark Halliday -- 9. Bringing My Son to the Police Station to Be Fingerprinted / Shoshauna Shy -- 10. On the Death of a Colleague / Stephen Dunn -- 11. The Space Heater / Sharon Olds -- 12. Numbers / Mary Cornish -- 13. Lines / Martha Collins -- 14. Listen / Miller Williams -- 15. Unholy Sonnets / Mark Jarman -- 16. Poem for Salt / Leroy C. Quintana -- 17. The Hand / Mary Ruefle -- 18. Where I Was / Dan Brown -- 19. hoop snake / Rebecca Wee -- 20. Bestiary for the Fingers of My Right Hand / Charles Simic -- 21. The Summer I Was Sixteen / Geraldine Connolly -- 22. Did I Miss Anything? / Tom Wayman -- 23. Song of Smoke / Kevin Young -- 24. Autobiographia / G.E. Patterson -- 25. White Towels / Richard Jones -- 26. To You / Kenneth Koch -- 27. It's Raining in Love / Richard Brautigan -- 28. Moderation Kills (Excusez-Moi, Je Suis Sick as a Dog) / David Kirby -- 29. Mrs. Midas / Carol Ann Duffy -- 30. The Oldest Living Thing in L.A. / Larry Levis -- 31. Little Father / Li-Young Lee -- 32. Alzheimer's / Bob Hicok -- 33. The Book of Hand Shadows / Marianne Boruch -- 34. Sidekicks / Ronald Koertge -- 35. A Poetry Reading at West Point / William Matthews -- 36. Only One of My Deaths / Dean Young -- 37. I'm A Fool to Love You / Cornelius Eady -- 38. Love Poem 1990 / Peter Meinke -- 39. Passer-by, these are words ... / Yves Bonnefoy -- 40. Wheels / Jim Daniels -- 41. Rain / Naomi Shihab Nye -- 42. A Myopic Child / Yannis Ritsos -- 43. At the Other End of the Telescope / George Bradley -- 44. praise song / Lucille Clifton -- 45. The Man into Whose Yard You Should Not Hit Your Ball / Thomas Lux -- 46. The Farewell / Edward Field -- 47. The Partial Explanation / Charles Simic -- 48. Poem for Adlai Stevenson and Yellow Jackets / David Young -- 49. The Late Passenger / C.S. Lewis -- 50. On a 3 1/2 Oz. Lesser Yellowlegs, Departed Boston August 28, Shot Martinique September 3 / Eamon Grennan -- 51. Tour / Carol Snow -- 52. After Us / Connie Wanek -- 53. Poetry / Don Paterson -- 54. The Fathers / Elizabeth Holmes -- 55. The High School Band / Reed Whittemore -- 56. The Bell / Richard Jones -- 57. Dearborn North Apartments Chicago, Illinois / Lola Haskins -- 58. Gouge, Adze, Rasp, Hammer / Chris Forhan -- 59. The Bruise of This / Mark Wunderlich -- 60. 1-800-HOT-RIBS / Catherine Bowman -- 61. The Printer's Error / Aaron Fogel -- 62. Cartoon Physics, part 1 / Nick Flynn -- 63. Advice from the Experts / Bill Knott -- 64. She Didn't Mean to Do It / Daisy Fried -- 65. Snow / David Berman -- 66. Six One-Line Film-Scripts / Tom Andrews -- 67. I Finally Managed to Speak to Her / Hal Sirowitz -- 68. Before She Died / Karen Chase -- 69. In the Well / Andrew Hudgins -- 70. The Sonogram / Paul Muldoon -- 71. Love Like Salt / Lisel Mueller -- 72. Through the Window of the All-Night Restaurant / Nicholas Christopher -- 73. The Assassination of John Lennon as Depicted by the Madame Tussaud Wax Museum, Niagara Falls, Ontario, 1987 / David Wojahn -- 74. Barbie's Ferrari / Lynne McMahon -- 75. A Romance for the Wild Turkey / Paul Zimmer -- 76. Ye White Antarctic Birds / Lisa Jarnot -- 77. St. Francis and the Sow / Galway Kinnell -- 78. Killing the Animals / Wesley McNair -- 79. The Old Liberators / Robert Hedin -- 80. Sentimental Moment or Why Did the Baguette Cross the Road? / Robert Hershon -- 81. Grammar / Tonay Hoagland -- 82. Plague Victims Catapulted over Walls into Besieged City / Thomas Lux -- 83. In Tornado Weather / Judith Kerman -- 84. The Portuguese in Mergui / George Green -- 85. No Return / William Matthews -- 86. The Panic Bird / Robert Phillips -- 87. A Hunger / Benjamin Saltman -- 88. Otherwise / Jane Kenyon -- 89. Happy Marriage / Taslima Nasrin -- 90. At Navajo Monument Valley Tribal School / Sherman Alexie -- 91. Hamlet Off-Stage: Laertes Cool / D.C. Berry -- 92. Lesson / Forrest Hamer -- 93. Football / Louis Jenkins -- 94. Fat Is Not a Fairy Tale / Jane Yolen -- 95. Sister Cat / Frances Mayes -- 96. The Bagel / David Ignatow -- 97. On Swimming / Adam Zagajewski -- 98. Song Beside a Sippy Cup / Jenny Factor -- 99. Watching the Mayan Women / Luisa Villani -- 100. Queen Herod / Carol Ann Duffy -- 101. Video Blues / Mary Jo Salter -- 102. Smoking / Elton Glaser -- 103. Old Men Playing Basketball / B.H. Fairchild -- 104. Gratitude to Old Teachers / Robert Bly -- 105. June 11 / David Lehman -- 106. Vegetarian Physics / David Clewell -- 107. My Life / Joe Wenderoth -- 108. Nuclear Winter / Edward Nobles -- 109. Message: Bottle #32 / J. Allyn Rosser -- 110. Waves / Robin Robertson -- 111. no. 6 / Charles Bukowski -- 112. Tuesday Morning, Loading Pigs / David Lee -- 113. For Mohammed Zeid, Age 15 / Naomi Shihab Nye -- 114. Small Comfort / Katha Pollitt -- 115. Skin / Lucia Perillo -- 116. Telephone Repairman / Joseph Millar -- 117. What I Would Do / Marc Petersen -- 118. The Meadow / Kate Knapp Johnson -- 119. Rotary / Christina Pugh -- 120. Sax's and Selves / Mark Halliday -- 121. Black Leather Because Bumblebees Look Like It / Diane Wakoski -- 122. Beyond Recall / Sharon Bryan -- 123. Alley Cat Love Song / Dana Gioia -- 124. Goodbye to the Old Life / Wesley McNair -- 125. For "Fiddle-De-De" / John Hollander -- 126. Country Fair / Charles Simic -- 127. Part of Eve's Discussion / Marie Howe -- 128. Birth Day / Elise Paschen -- 129. On Not Flying to Hawaii / Alison Luterman -- 130. The Poem of Chalk / Philip Levine -- 131. My Father's Hats / Mark Irwin -- 132. Of Politics & Art / Norman Dubie -- 133. Loud Music / Stephen Dobyns -- 134. Elevator Music / Henry Taylor -- 135. A Wreath to the Fish / Nancy Willard -- 136. ballplayer / Evie Shockley -- 137. The Green One over There / Katia Kapovich -- 138. May / Bruce Weigl -- 139. The Quest / Sharon Olds -- 140. In Simili Materia / Timothy Russell -- 141. Words for Worry / Li-Young Lee -- 142. In Praise of BIC Pens / David Hilton -- 143. The Other World / Robert Wrigley -- 144. The Grammar Lesson / Steve Kowit -- 145. Fast Break / Edward Hirsch -- 146. The Invention of Heaven / Dean Young -- 147. Saturday at the Canal / Gary Soto -- 148. Doing Without / David Ray -- 149. The Death of Santa Claus / Charles Webb -- 150. Ladies and Gentlemen in Outer Space / Ron Padgett -- 151. Thanksgiving / Mac Hammond -- 152. Dog's Death / John Updike -- 153. Hound Song / Donald Finkel -- 154. A Metaphor Crosses the Road / Martha McFerren -- 155. The Swan at Edgewater Park / Ruth L. Schwartz -- 156. The Blizzard / Phillis Levin -- 157. Where is She? / Peter Cherches -- 158. Coffee in the Afternoon / Alberto Rios -- 159. One Morning / Eamon Grennan -- 160. Animals / Miller Williams -- 161. God Says Yes to Me / Kaylin Haught -- 162. The Perfect Heart / Shara McCallum -- 163. The Birthday / Elizabeth Seydel Morgan -- 164. Not Swans / Susan Ludvigson -- 165. I Wish in the City of Your Heart / Robley Wilson -- 166. The Accompanist / William Matthews -- 167. The Wolf of Gubbio / William Matthews -- 168. 49[superscript th] Birthday Trip (What Are You On?) / Samuel Menashe -- 169. How Many Times / Marie Howe -- 170. The History of Poetry / Peter Cooley -- 171. The Dead / Susan Mitchell -- 172. Social Security / Terence Winch -- 173. The Student Theme / Ronald Wallace -- 174. Smell and Envy / Douglas Goetsch -- 175. The Yawn / Paul Blackburn -- 176. Blue Willow / Jody Gladding -- 177. Tuesday 9:00 AM / Denver Butson -- 178. Ordinance on Arrival / Naomi Lazard -- 179. 96 Vandam / Gerald Stern -- 180. What He Thought / Heather McHugh.
Summary, etc.:
A dazzling new anthology of 180 contemporary poems, selected and introduced by America's Poet Laureate, Billy Collins. Inspired by Billy Collins's poem-a-day program with the Library of Congress, Poetry 180 is the perfect anthology for readers who appreciate engaging, thoughtful poems that are an immediate pleasure. A 180-degree turn implies a turning back-in this case, to poetry. A collection of 180 poems by the most exciting poets at work today, Poetry 180 represents the richness and diversity of the form, and is designed to beckon readers with a selection of poems that are impossible not to love at first glance. Open the anthology to any page and discover a new poem to cherish, or savor all the poems, one at a time, to feel the full measure of contemporary poetry's vibrance and abundance. With poems by Catherine Bowman, Lucille Clifton, Billy Collins, Dana Gioia, Edward Hirsch, Galway Kinnell, Kenneth Koch, Philip Levine, Thomas Lux, William Matthews, Frances Mayes, Paul Muldoon, Naomi Shihab Nye, Sharon Olds, Katha Pollitt, Mary Jo Salter, Charles Simic, David Wojahn, Paul Zimmer, and many more.
Subject: American poetry 21st century
American poetry
POETRY / Anthologies (multiple authors)
Genre: Poetry.
Poetry.
American poetry > 21st century.
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