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Garnet Poems
An Anthology of Connecticut Poetry Since 1776
Dennis Barone, ed.; Dick Allen, fwd.

Wesleyan University Press



Contents

FOREWORD – DICK ALLEN
• EDITOR’S PREFACE – DENNIS BARONE
• JOHN TRUMBULL (1750 – 1831)
• from Progress of Dulness
• from M’Fingal
• TIMOTHY DWIGHT (1752 – 1817)
• from Greenfield Hill
• A Song
• DAVID HUMPHREYS (1753 – 1818)
• The Monkey
• Sonnet I
• from The Address to the Armies of the United States of America
• JOEL BARLOW (1754 – 1812)
• from The Hasty Pudding
• from The Columbiad
• JAMES ABRAHAM HILLHOUSE (1789 – 1841)
• from The Judgment, A Vision
• from Sachem’s Wood
• LYDIA SIGOURNEY (1791 – 1865)
• The Western Emigrant
• Death of an Infant
• The War-Spirit
• Indian Names
• HARRIET BEECHER STOWE (1811 – 1896)
• The Old Psalm Tune
• Above
• The Miserere
• HENRY HOWARD BROWNELL (1820 – 1872)
• Suspiria Ensis
• A War Study
• All Together
• CHARLOTTE PERKINS GILMAN (1860 – 1935)
• In Duty Bound
• To the Young Wife
• ANNA HEMPSTEAD BRANCH (1875 – 1937)
• Connecticut Road Song
• Inheritance
• First Letter
• WALLACE STEVENS (1879 – 1955)
• Thirteen Ways Of Looking At A Blackbird
• Of Hartford In A Purple Light
• from An Ordinary Evening In New Haven
• The Plain Sense Of Things
• The River Of Rivers In Connecticut
• MARK VAN DOREN (1894 – 1972)
• Going Home
• The Unknown Army
• The Seven Sleepers
• Anger in the Room
• ROBERT PENN WARREN (1905 – 1989)
• Small White House
• Evening Hawk
• Rather Like a Dream
• Heart of Autumn
• CHARLES OLSON (1910 – 1970)
• from As The Dead Prey Upon Us
• Variations Done For Gerald Van De Wiele
• JAMES LAUGHLIN (1914 – 1997)
• Is Memory
• The Old Men
• from My Aunt
• What The Pencil Writes
• WILLIAM MEREDITH (1919 – 2007)
• The Open Sea
• The Wreck of the Thresher
• Winter Verse for His Sister
• Here and There
• RICHARD WILBUR (1921 – )
• In Trackless Woods
• In The Field
• Advice To A Prophet
• “A World Without Objects Is a Sensible Emptiness”
• The Beautiful Changes
• HAYDEN CARRUTH (1921 – 2008)
• The Sound of Snow
• Stepping Backward
• The Mythology Of Dark And Light
• JAMES MERRILL (1926 – 1995)
• A Tenancy
• The Emerald
• The Victor Dog
• from Mirabell: Books Of Number
• Dead Center
• F. D. REEVE (1928 – )
• Night River
• Identity Crisis
• Watersong
• what the cranes said
• DONALD HALL (1928 – )
• Christmas Eve In Whitneyville
• White Apples
• Kicking the Leaves
• 1943
• JOHN HOLLANDER (1929 – )
• An Old Song
• Pageant of the Cold
• That’s for Oblivion
• Collected Novels
• Adam’s Task
• LEWIS TURCO (1934 – )
• Ode on St. Cecilia’s Day 1964
• The Late, Late Show
• The Recurring Dream
• Wake Disturbing Surfaces
• RUSSELL EDSON (1935 – )
• A Chair
• A Stone Is Nobody’s
• The Ancestral Mousetrap
• The Ceremony
• The Matter
• SUSAN HOWE (1937 – )
• Silence Wager Stories
• BRENDAN GALVIN (1938 – )
• The Potatoes Have a Word to Say
• The Connecticut River in Flood
• from Wampanoag Traveler
• DICK ALLEN (1939 – )
• Another Knowledge
• On The New Haven Line
• To A Woman Half A World Away
• A Last Memory Of Korea
• The Persistence
• GEORGE F. BUTTERICK (1942 – 1988)
• 1970
• The Walker
• Gurleyville Road
• The Distances
• DOUG ANDERSON (1943 – )
• First Blood
• History Blues
• The Oracle
• Crows
• VIVIAN SHIPLEY (1943 – )
• Moonflower
• Digging Up Peonies
• Static Holds a Grudge
• Number Fifty-two: Winifred Benham, Hartford, Connecticut, October 7, 1697
• MARGARET GIBSON (1944 – )
• A Ripple of Deer, A Metamorphosis of Bear, A Metaphor of Mountains
• Elegy For A Dancer
• Icon
• Newspaper Photograph
• GRAY JACOBIK (1944 – )
• Skirts
• The Wooden Egg
• The Banquet
• Of Cos Cob in Snow
• J. D. MCCLATCHY (1945 –
• Late Autumn Walk
• The Bookcase
• E R
• MARILYN NELSON (1946 – )
• Churchgoing
• Sisters
• Juneteenth
• Psalm
• CHARLES O. HARTMAN (1949 – )
• Petting Zoo
• A Walk In Winter
• Tuxedo
• CHASE TWICHELL (1950 – )
• Why All Good Music Is Sad
• The Paper River
• Savin Rock
• ROSANNA WARREN (1953 – )
• World Trade Center
• Snow
• Orchard
• Day Lilies
• SOPHIE CABOT BLACK (1958 – )
• Lost
• The Harrowing
• The Climb
• Threshold
• STACY DORIS (1962 – )
• from Knot
• from Cheerleader’s Guide to the World: Council Book
• ELIZABETH ALEXANDER (1962 – )
• Tina Green
• Ars Poetica
• #92: Marcus Garvey on Elocution
• Connecticut
• The Amistad Trail
• RICHARD DEMING (1970 – )
• OH
• Wintering The Turn
• Annus Mirabilis
• Mise En Scene
• GABRIELLE CALVOCORESSI (1974 – )
• The Death of Towns
• Late Twentieth Century in the Form of Litany
• A FINAL NOTE
• SHORT BIOGRAPHIES
• PERMISSIONS
• INDEX OF TITLES

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