Sunken Garden Poetry
1992–2011
Brad Davis, ed.; Rennie McQuilkin, intro.; Lary Bloom, intro.

Wesleyan University Press



Contents

Foreword
• Editor’s Acknowledgments
• Introduction 1992
• Fingers — Hugh Ogden
• Remembering My Parent’s Sex Life — Sue Ellen Thompson
• In Certain Lights — Charles Darling
• Star-Fix — Marilyn Nelson
• Shamaal — Pit Menousek Pinegar
• Pam Nomura
• Praying in Marquand Chapel After Cancer Surgery — Emily Holcombe
• Angel — Steve Foley
• My Mother’s Closet — Elizabeth Kincaid-Ehlers
• Deer Crossing — David Holdt
• Spring Cleaning at Night — Susan Gimignani Lukas
• Baptism — Rennie McQuilkin
• 1993
• 164 East 72nd Street — James Merrill
• On Rollerblades — Carole Stasiowski
• Kafka: Lilacs — Robert Cording
• Wild Thing — Norah Pollard
• Las Dos Camas/Two Beds — Bessy Reyna
• 1994
• A Barred Owl — Richard Wilbur
• The Black Back-ups — Kate Rushin
• Shenandoah — Honor Moore
• The Other Alamo — Martín Espada
• The Book of God — Ted Deppe
• 1995
• How Could She Not — Galway Kinnell
• First Grade—Standing in the Hall — Cheryl Savageau
• Totem — Jeffrey Harrison
• Terms of Endearment — Sue Ellen Thompson
• Undertaker — Patricia Smith
• Withouth — Donald Hall
• 1996
• Touch Me — Stanley Kunitz
• Mrs. Krikorian — Sharon Olds
• For a Little Girl of Pompeii — Brendan Galvin
• The cat’s song — Marge Piercy
• Abba Jacob and — Marilyn Nelson
• 1997
• Visitation — Mark Doty
• Sweet Daddy — Patricia Smith
• Backstroking at Thrushwood Lake — Dick Allen
• El Placer de la Palabra — Naomi Ayala
• Japan — Billy Collins
• 1998
• Curvew — Carolyn Forché
• His Hands – Natasha Trethewey
• Prayer Ascending, Prayer Descending — Margaret Gibson •Shooter — Leo Connellan
• Scrambed Eggs and Whiskey — Hayden Carruth
• the thirty eighth year — Lucille Clifton
• 1999
• Wing Road — Eamon Grennan
• “Every man whose soul is not a cloud hath visions” — Gray Jacobik
• Imagining Myself My Father — Stephen Dunn
• The Path to the Milky Way Leads Through Los Angeles — Joy Harjo
• The Death of the Hat — Billy Collins
• 2000
• Among Children — Philip Levine
• What the Living Do — Marie Howe
• Refrigerator, 1957 — Thomas Lux
• My Late Father’s Junk Mail — Susan Kinsolving
• He Raises His Cup — Zach Sussman
• Preciosa Like a Last Cup of Coffee — Martín Espada
• 2001
• Ballad — Sonia Sanchez
• We All Fall Down — Rennie McQuilkin
• Birthday Girl: 1950 — Linda McCarriston
• Distances — Edgar Gabriel Silex
• Listening to My Father Practice — Emily Madsen
• Packing Plant — Peter Schmitt
• Blues — Doug Anderson
• 2002
• Facing It — Yusef Komunyakaa
• Martha Stewart’s Ten Commandments for Snow — Vivian Shipley
• The One I Think of Now — Wesley McNair
• 25 Haiku — Marilyn Chin
• To Be the Lighter Shade of Black — Jennifer Steele
• At Spike’s Garage — Steve Straight
• 2003
• Morning Swim — Maxine Kumin
• Psalm for Distribution — Jack Agueros
• Strange Altars — Margaret Gibson
• Natasha in a Mellow Mood — Tim Seibles
• Roots — Haily Gallant
• The Litany of Streets — Tony Fusco
• Guardian Angel — Wally Swist
• 2004
• Here — Grace Paley
• Winner of the Volcanoes: Guatemala — Richard Blanco •Anyways — Suzanne Cleary
• Seed Sack — Joan Joffe Hall
• Field — Martha Collins
• Sacrilege — Emily Ayer
• Going to Canada — Kate Rushin
• 2005
• The Skeptics — Gary Soto
• My Father’s Gift — Edwina Trentham
• Sofa-Bed — Douglas Goetsch
• Common as Air — Brad Davis
• from Urban Renewal — Major Jackson
• All Natural Drunkard — Lily Press
• Nunca tu Alma — Courtney Davis
• 2006
• The Bell Zygmunt — Jane Hirshfield
• You bring out the boring white guy in me — Jim Daniels
• Bolivia Street — John Surowiecki
• What She Wanted — Reneé Ashley
• Immigrant Blues — Li-Young Lee
• As a Poet — Olivia Ho-Shing
• Last Light — Norah Pollard
• 2008 •Poem of Disconnected Parts — Robert Pinsky
• Night Drive — Theo Theofilos
• What Was Said to the Rose — Coleman Barks
• The Lanyard — Billy Collins
• Duties of the Spirit — Patricia Fargnoli
• Maestro — Ilya Kaminsky
• The Mountain Is Holding Out — Paul Muldoon
• what i left on capen street — Sasha Debevec-McKenney
• 2009
• from August Notebook: A Death — Robert Hass
• The Late Cold War — Brenda Hillman
• First Try — Susanna Myserth
• My Last Borders, or Poem Ending with a Homage to W. B. Yeats — Baron Wormser
• Summersick — Martha Crouch
• My Imaginary Husband — Kim Roberts
• Ellipse — Lita Hooper
• Aubade (Dawn Song) — Marilyn Nelson
• Where We Live — Don Thompson
• The Coffin Store — C. K. Williams
• 2010
• It All Comes Back — Galway Kinnell
• The Ukiyo-e Lady in the Snow — Bessy Reyna
• Every Person in This Town Loves Football — Gabrielle Calvocoressi
• Happy Birthday — Kate Lebo
• Under the Porch — Ginny Connors
• Ghost Elephants — Jean Valentine
• Nationalism — Kristin Rocha
• Cocktails with Orpheus — Terrance Hayes
• Barbie Gone — Victoria Chen
• Undivided Attention — Taylor Mali
• 2011
• The Facts — Pat Hale
• Romantic Moment — Tony Hoagland
• Cattleya Trianae in the Church of a Seventh Grade Garden — Luisa Caycedo-Kimura
• Love song to my motorized wheelchair — Ekiwah Adler-Belendez
• My Muse — Elizabeth Thomas
• This Far — Dick Allen
• Obituary (or the thing it should have said) — Carolyn Orosz
• Why A Colored Girl Will Slice You If You Talk Wrong About Motown — Patricia Smith
• winter — David Watts
• Pescadero — Mark Doty
• Chronology
• Contributors
• Acknowledgments
• Index of Poets




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