Gaston County Public Library

Masterplots II Poetry Series: Index: Volume 1

Masterplots II Poetry Series, Volumes 1-6.  Call no. R808.8 MAS

Index Vol. 1.

List of contents arranged alphabetically by name of poem.


“A” – Louis Zukofsky ………………………………………………………………………………1

Adonais – Percy Bysshe Shelley …………………………………………………………………6

Advice to a Prophet— Richard Wilbur …………………………………………………………. 10

Advice to King Lear—Turner Cassity ………………………………………………………….. 13

Aeneas at Washington—Allen Tate ……………………………………………………………  16

Affliction (IV)— George Herbert ………………………………………………………………… 19

After Apple-Picking – Robert Frost ……………………………………………………………. . 23

After Someone’s Death – Tomas Transtromer ……………………………………………   … 26

After the Surprising Conversation – Robert Lowell ……………………………………… ….. 29

Afternoon of a Faun, The – Stephane Mallarme …………………………………………  … 32

Age, The – Osip Mandelstam ………………………………………………………………  … 36

Ajanta – Muriel Rukeyser ………………………………………………………………… …… 39

All Bread – Margaret Atwood ……………………………………………………………   … .. 44

All My Pretty Ones – Anne Sexton ……………………………………………………… …… 47

Allegro, L’ – John Milton ……………………………………………………………………….. 50

Altarwise by Owl-Light – Dylan Thomas ……………………………………………………… 53

Amazing Grace in the Back Country – Robert Penn Warren …………………………… .. 56

Ambassador Diaries of Jean de Bosschere and

   Edgar Poe, The – Norman Dubie ………………………………………………………… . 59

 America:  A Prophecy – William Blake ……………………………………………………… 62

Among School Children – William Butler Yeats ……………………………………………   65

And Death Shall Have No Dominion – Dylan Thomas …………………………………… . 68

Andrea del Sarto – Robert Browning ……………………………………………………….. 71

Angel – James Merrill ………………………………………………………………………   . 75

Angels, The – Rainer Maria Rilke ……………………………………………………………  79

Angle of Geese – N. Scott Momaday …………………………………………………… ….. 82

Animula – T. S. Eliot ……………………………………………………………………………. 85

Annabel Lee – Edgar Allan Poe ……………………………………………………………… 88

anyone lived in a pretty how town – E. E. Cummings ………………………………………. 91

Apollo and Marsyas – Zbigniew Herbert ……………………………………………………..  94

Archaic Torso of Apollo – Rainer Maria Rilke ………………………………………………   98

Archer in the Marrow – Peter Viereck ……………………………………………………….   101

Ariel – Sylvia Plath ……………………………………………………………………………  .. 106

Arrest of Oscar Wilde at the Cadogan Hotel, The – John Betjeman ……………………   109

Art of Poetry, The – Charles Tomlinson ……………………………………………………    112

Art of Poetry, The – Paul Verlaine ………………………………………………………… … 115

As the Dead Prey Upon Us – Charles Olson ……………………………………………… .. 119

Ash, The – William Heyen …………………………………………………………………… .. 123

Ashes – Philip Levine …………………………………………………………………………  . 126

Astrophil and Stella – Sir Philip Sidney ………………………………………………………. 129

At Melville’s Tomb – Hart Crane ……………………………………………………………….. 135

At the Ball Game – William Carlos Williams ……………………………………………… …. 138

Aubade – William Empson ……………………………………………………………………… 141

Audubon:  A Vision – Robert Penn Warren ………………………………………………….. 145

Auguries of Innocence – William Blake ………………………………………………… …… 150

August Moon – Robert Penn Warren ……………………………………………………… … 153

Auroras of Autumn, The – Wallace Stevens …………………………………………………. 156

Auspice of Jewels – Laura Riding ………………………………………………………… ….. 159

Auto Wreck – Karl Shapiro ……………………………………………………………………… 162

Autopsy, The – Odysseus Elytis …………………………………………………………… …. 166

Autumn Begins in Martins Ferry, Ohio – James Wright ……………………………………… 169

Autumn Day – Rainer Maria Rilke ……………………………………………………………… 172

Autumn Leaves – Jacques Prevert …………………………………………………………….. 175

Autumn Song – Paul Verlaine ………………………………………………………………  …. 178

Avenue Bearing the Initial of Christ into the

   New World, The – Galway Kinnell ……………………………………………………… …… 181

Azure, The – Stephane Mallarme ………………………………………………………………  185

 

 

Babii Yar – Yevgeny Yevtushenko………………………………………………………………. 188

Badger – John Clare ……………………………………………………………………………… 191

Balakirev’s Dream – Tomas Transtromer …………………………………………………… … 194

Ballad of Reading Gaol, The – Oscar Wilde …………………………………………………... 198

Banquet, The – George Herbert …………………………………………………………… …... 202

Batter my heart, three-person’d God – John Donne ………………………………………….  205

Bavarian Gentians – D. H. Lawrence …………………………………………………………  .. 208

Beacons, The – Charles Baudelaire ……………………………………………………………. 211

Bearded Oaks – Robert Penn Warren ………………………………………………………  .. 215

Because I could not stop for Death – Emily Dickinson ……………………………………….. 219

Belle Dame sans Merci, La – John Keats …………………………………………………… .. 222

Bells for John Whiteside’s Daughter – John Crowe Ransom ……………………………… . 225

Benediction – Charles Baudelaire …………………………………………………………  … . 228

Beyond the Alps – Robert Lowell ……………………………………………………………   .. 231

Birches – Robert Frost ……………………………………………………………………… ….. 234

Bishop Orders His Tomb at Saint Praxed’s Church, The –

   Robert Browning ………………………………………………………………………………… 237

Black Angel, The – Henri Coulette ………………………………………………………… … . 240

Black Hills Survival Gathering, 1980 – Linda Hogan ………………………………………  .  243

Black Tambourine – Hart Crane …………………………………………………………… ….. 246

Black Women – Leopold Senghor ………………………………………………………… ….. 249

Blackberry Eating – Galway Kinnell ………………………………………………………  …..  253

Blackcurrant River – Arthur Rimbaud ……………………………………………………… …. 256

Blessed Damozel, The – Dante Gabriel Rossetti …………………………………………….. 260

Bobo’s Metamorphosis – Czeslaw Milosz ……………………………………………………… 263

Body of Summer – Odysseus Elytis …………………………………………………………  … 267

Book of Thel, The – William Blake ………………………………………………………  ……. 270

Brahma – Ralph Waldo Emerson ………………………………………………………………  273

Bread and Wine – Friedrich Holderlin …………………………………………………………. 276

Bridge, The – Hart Crane ……………………………………………………………………….. 280

Brief Journey West, The – Howard Nemerov …………………………………………………  285

Brief Pause in the Organ Recital – Tomas Transtromer …………………………………….. 288

Broken Boat – Tu Fu …………………………………………………………………………… . 292

Broken Home, The – James Merrill ………………………………………………………… … 295

Broken Tower, The – Hart Crane ………………………………………………………………. 298

Buckdancer’s Choice – James Dickey ……………………………………………………   … 301

Buddha in Glory – Rainer Maria Rilke ……………………………………………………  ….. 304

Building, The – Philip Larkin ………………………………………………………………… …. 307

Buried Life, The – Matthew Arnold …………………………………………………………  … 310

Burning a Book – William Stafford ……………………………………………………… ……. 313

Burning Babe, The – Robert Southwell ……………………………………………… ……… 316

Burning the Tomato Worms – Carolyn Forche …………………………………………… . . 319

But so as by Fire – George Oppen ………………………………………………………  ….. 322

Butterfly – Nelly Sachs ……………………………………………………………………… …. 325

Bypassing Rue Descartes – Czeslaw Milosz ………………………………………… …….. 328

Byzantium – William Butler Yeats ……………………………………………………………… 331

 

California Swimming Pool – Sharon Olds ……………………………………………… …… 334

Canonization, The – John Donne …………………………………………………………….. 337

Canto 1 – Ezra Pound ………………………………………………………………… …… … 340

Canto 49 – Ezra Pound ……………………………………………………………… …… …. 343

Canto 74 – Ezra Pound …………………………………………………………………… … . 347

Casualty – Seamus Heaney ………………………………………………………………… … 351

Cats – Charles Baudelaire ……………………………………………………………… …….. 354

Cemetery by the Sea, The – Paul Valery ………………………………………  …… …….. 357

Changing Light at Sandover, The – James Merrill ……………………………………… …. 360

Channel Firing – Thomas Hardy ……………………………………………………… … …   365

Chicago – Carl Sandberg …………………………………………………………………  … . 368

“Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came” – Robert Browning …………………………… .  371

Chimney Sweeper, The – William Blake …………………………………………………  …   374

Christabel – Samuel Taylor Coleridge ……………………………………………………… .  377

Church Going – Philip Larkin ………………………………………………………………….  380

Circus Animal’s Desertion, The – William Butler Yeats ……………………………………..  383

Cistern, The – George Seferis …………………………………………………………………  386

City in the Sea, The – Edgar Allan Poe ……………………………………………………….  389

Clarel – Herman Melville ……………………………………………………………………… .. 392

Clear Night – Octavio Paz …………………………………………………………………… …. 397

Collar, The – George Herbert ………………………………………………… ……………… . 401

Colossus, The – Sylvia Plath ………………………………………………………………… … 404

Company, The – Robert Creeley ……………………………………………………………….. 407

Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802 –

   William Wordsworth ………………………………………………………………………… …  410

Concerning Exaggeration, or How, Properly, to Heap Up –

   Charles Olson …………………………………………………………………………………   . 414

Concerning Necessity – Hayden Carruth …………………………………………………    … 417

Connoisseur of Chaos – Wallace Stevens ………………………………………………    ….. 420