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The best American poetry, 2016 / Edward Hirsch, editor ; David Lehman, series editor.

Hirsch, Edward, editor. (Added Author). Lehmann, David, editor. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781501127557
  • ISBN: 978201127564 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: xxiv, 211 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First Scribner edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner Poetry, [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Sentence / Christopher Bakken -- O Esperanza! / Catherine Barnett -- Whitman, 1841 / Rick Barot -- Daylight Savings / Jill Bialoskey -- Fruits de Mer / Paula Bohince -- Ugglig / Michelle Boisseau -- I get to float invisible / Marianne Boruch -- Hubert Blankenship / David Bottoms -- 32 fantasy football teams / Joseph Chapman and Laura Eve Engel -- Last morning with Steve Orlen / Michael Collier -- The heart of it all + a free beer / Allison Davis -- On the certainty of Bryan / Olena Kalytiak Davis -- How the Milky Way was made / Natalie Diaz -- Humanity 101 / Denise Duhamel -- My life / Lynn Emanuel -- Cyst / Claudia Emerson -- Here I am / Martin Espada -- The Kiskiminetas River / Peter Everwine -- When I turned fourteen, my mother's sister took me to lunch and said: / Alexis Rhone Fancher -- One had lived in a room and loved nothing / Charles Fort -- The sadness of clothes / Emily Fragos -- A drop of seawater under the microscope / Amy Gerstler -- Meet me at the lighthouse / Dana Gioia -- Reading to my father / Jorie Graham -- The lady responds / Juliana Gray -- Font / Linda Gregerson -- Self-portrait on the street of an unnamed foreign city / Jennifer Grotz -- Doctor Scheef / Mark Halliday -- Afterword / Jeffrey Harrison -- Barberism / Terrance Hayes -- Bible study / Tony Hoagland -- The unwritten volume / Cynthia Hogue -- I got heaven... / Garrett Hongo -- Girls / Erin Hoover -- 85 off & on / Richard Howard -- Minutiae / T. R. Hummer -- Morning tableau / Ishion Hutchinson -- Aubade / Major Jackson -- Visions of labor / Lawrence Joseph -- As if / Julie Kane -- Return of the native / Suji Kwock Kim -- Tissue Gallery / Loretta Collins Klobah -- The swimmer / John Koethe -- The fool / Yusef Komunyakaa -- We drive home from the lake, sand in our shoes / Keetje Kuipers -- Solitaire / Deborah Landau -- Folding a five-cornered star so the corners meet / Li-Young Lee -- More than you gave / Philip Levine -- If he came & diminished me & mapped my way / Larry Levis -- On the road to Sri Bhuvaneshwari / Robin Coste Lewis -- Ode while awaiting execution / Thomas Lux -- Psalm for the lost / Paul Mariani -- Lament / Debra Marquart -- High school in Schuzou / Cate Martin -- Everything will be taken away / Morgan Parker -- My father's 'Norton Introduction to Literature' third edition (1981) / Hai-Dang Phan -- The first last light in the sky / Rowan Ricardo Phillips -- Variation on a line from Elizabeth Bishop's 'Five Flights Up' / Stanley Plumly -- Late Aubade / James Ricahrdson -- At the tribunals / Patrick Rosal -- Vineyard / David St. John -- But I'm the only one / Brenda Shaughnessy -- Maid Maleen / Anya Silver -- Grief / Taije Silverman -- Prayer of recovery / Tom Sleigh -- Alice, bewildered / A. E. Stallings -- Cotton you lose in the field / Frank Stanford -- What Piranesi knew / Susan Stewart -- Drones: an exercise in awe-terror / Nomi Stone -- Peaches / Adrienne Su -- Dome of the hidden temple / James Tate -- The apology / Lee Upton -- Hog / C. K. Williams -- To think of how cold / Eleanor Wilner -- The drummer Omar: poet of percussion / Al Young.
Summary, etc.: The premier anthology of contemporary American poetry continues guest edited this year by award-winning poet Edward Hirsch, a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets and the president of The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. The Best American Poetry series is a vivid snapshot of what a distinguished poet finds exciting, fresh and memorable (Robert Pinsky); a guiding light for the mood and shape of modern American poetry. Each year, this series presents essential American verse and the poets who create it. Truly the best American poetry has appeared in this venerable collection for over twenty-five years. A poet of decided brilliance since his 1981 debut collection, For the Sleepwalkers, Edward Hirsch curates a thoughtful selection of poetry for 2016 and an Introduction to be savored. Jumpha Lahiri said of Hirsch, The trademarks of his poems are to be intimate but restrained, to be tender without being sentimental, to witness life without flinching, and above all, to isolate and preserve those details of our existence so often overlooked, so easily forgotten, so essential to our souls. Hirsch s choices for this collection reflect the soul of poetry in America. As ever, series editor David Lehman opens this year s edition with an insider s guide and a thoughtful contemplation of poetry today." Publisher's marketing.
Subject: American poetry > 21st century.

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