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001 - "Introduction to Poetry" by Billy Collins.
Reprinted by permission of the University of Arkansas Press. Copyright 1988 by Billy Collins. For further permissions information, contact the University of Arkansas Press, 201 Ozark Avenue, Fayetteville, AR 72701.
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002 - "Sidekicks" by Ron Koertge.
Reprinted by permission of the University of Arkansas Press. Copyright 1982 by the Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas. For further permissions information, contact the University of Arkansas Press, 201 Ozark Avenue, Fayetteville, AR 72701.
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003 - "The Summer I Was Sixteen" by Geraldine Connolly.
Reprinted by permission of Iris Publishing Co. Copyright 1998 by Robert B. Cumming. For further permissions information, contact Robert B. Cumming, Iris Press, 1345 Oak Ridge Turnpike, PMB320, Oak Ridge, TN 37830.
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004 - "The Blue Bowl" by Jane Kenyon.
Reprinted by permission of Graywolf Press. Copyright 1996 by the Estate of Jane Kenyon. For further permissions information, contact Graywolf Press, 2402 University Ave. Ste. 203, St Paul, MN 55114. http://www.graywolfpress.org
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005 - "Fight" by Laurel Blossom.
Reprinted “Fight” by Laurel Blossom from The Papers Said. Copyright © 1993 Greenhouse Review Press, with the permission of Greenhouse Review Press.
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006 - "The Distances" by Henry Rago.
Reprinted by permission of Christina Rago. Copyright 1963 by The Macmillan Company. For further permissions information, contact Christina Rago, Box 481, Lincoln, MA, 01773.
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007 - "Do You Have Any Advice For Those of Us Just Starting Out?" by Ron Koertge.
Reprinted by permission of Red Hen Press. Copyright 2006 by Ron Koertge. For further permission information, contact Andrea Scarpino, Box 3537, Granada Hlls, CA 91394, phone 818-831-0694, fax 818-831-6659, http://www.redhen.org.
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008 - "Numbers" by Mary Cornish.
Reprinted by permission of The Modern Poetry Association. Copyright 2000 by The Modern Poetry Association. For further permissions information, contact Mary Cornish, PO Box 15667, Stanford, CA 94309-5667 or Poetry, 60 West Walton Street, Chicago, IL 60610 or poetry@poetrymagazine.org
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009 - "The Cord" by Leanne O’Sullivan.
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010 - "At the Un-National Monument Along the Canadian Border" by William Stafford.
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011 - “Girls, Look Out for Todd Bernstein” by Jason Bredle.
Reprinted “Girls, Look Out for Todd Bernstein” by Jason Bredle from A Twelve Step Guide. Copyright © 2004 New Michigan Press, with the permission of New Michigan Press.
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012 - "The Bat" by Theodore Roethke.
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013 - "Did I Miss Anything" by Tom Wayman.
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014 - "Neglect" by R. T. Smith.
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015 - "The Poet" by Tom Wayman.
Reprinted by permission of Harbour Publishing. Copyright 1989 by Tom Wayman. For further permissions information, contact Harbour Publishing, P.O. Box 219, Madeira Park, BC V0N 2H0 (Canada), www.harbourpublishing.com.
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016 - "Radio" by Laurel Blossom.
Reprinted by permission of Greenhouse Review Press. Copyright 2001 by Greenhouse Review Press. For further permissions information, contact Greenhouse Review Press, 3965 Bonny Doon Rd., Santa Cruz, CA 95060.
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017 - "Bad Day" by Kay Ryan.
Reprinted by permission of Grove/Atlantic, Inc. Copyright 2000 by Kay Ryan. For further permissions information, contact Mary Flower, Grove/Atlantic Inc., 841 Broadway, New York, NY 10003, permissions@groveatlantic.com.
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018 - "The Farewell" by Edward Field.
Reprinted by permission of Black Sparrow Press from Counting Myself Lucky: Selected Poems 1963-1992. Copyright 1992 by Edward Field. For further permissions information, contact Black Sparrow Press, 24 Tenth Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95401.
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019 - "The Partial Explanation" by Charles Simic.
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020 - "Dorie Off To Atlanta" by Mark Halliday.
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021 - "Wheels" by Jim Daniels.
Reprinted by permission of University of Wisconsin Press. Copyright 1985 by Jim Daniels. For further permissions information, contact University of Wisconsin Press, 1930 Monroe Street 3rd Floor, Madison, WI 53711-2059.
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022 - "Remora, Remora" by Thomas Lux.
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023 - "Tour" from FOR by Carol Snow.
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024 - "After Us" by Connie Wanek.
Reprinted by permission of Connie Wanek. Copyright 2001 by The Modern Poetry Association. For further permissions information, contact Connie Wanek, 1812 Lakeview Dr., Duluth, MN 55803. or Poetry, 60 West Walton Street, Chicago, IL 60610 or poetry@poetrymagazine.org.
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025 - "Domestic Work, 1937" by Natasha Trethewey.
Reprinted by permission of Graywolf Press, Saint Paul, Minnesota, from Domestic Work. Copyright 1999 by Natasha Trethewey. For further permissions information contact Permissions Department, Graywolf Press, 2402 University Ave., Ste. 203, St Paul, MN 55114. http://www.graywolfpress.org
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026 - "Before She Died" by Karen Chase.
Reprinted by permission of CavanKerry Press. Copyright 2000 by CavanKerry Press. For further permissions information, contact Florenz Greenberg at cavankerry@mindspring.com or (201) 670-9065
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027 - "Poetry" by Don Paterson.
Reprinted by permission of Graywolf Press, Saint Paul, Minnesota from The White Lie: New and Selected Poetry. Copyright 2001 by Don Paterson. For further permissions information, contact Permissions Department, Graywolf Press, 2402 University Ave., Ste. 203, St Paul, MN 55114. http://www.graywolfpress.org
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028 - "American Cheese" by Jim Daniels.
Reprinted from “American Cheese” by Jim Daniels from In Line for the Exterminator. Copyright © 2007 Wayne State University Press, with the permission of Wayne State University Press.
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029 - "Advice from the Experts" by Bill Knott.
Reprinted by permission of BOA Editions, Ltd from Laugh a the End of the World. Copyright 2000 by Bill Knott. For further permissions information, contact Steven Huff, BOA Editions Ltd., 260 East Ave., Rochester, NY 14604
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030 - "One Morning" by Eamon Grennan.
Reprinted by permission of Graywolf Press, Saint Paul, Minnesota from Relations: New and Selected Poems. Copyright 1998 by Eamon Grennan. For further permissions information, contact Permissions Department Graywolf Press, 2402 University Ave., Ste. 203, St Paul, MN 55114. http://www.graywolfpress.org
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031 - "Marcus Millsap: School Day Afternoon " by Dave Etter.
Reprinted by permission of Spoon River Poetry Press. Copyright 1983 by Dave Etter. For further permissions information, contact Spoon River Poetry Press, P.O. Box 6, Granite Falls, MN, 56241.
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032 - "Publication Date" by Franz Wright.
Reprinted by permission of Franz Wright. Copyright 2004 by by Franz Wright. For further permissions information, contact Linda Slocum, managing editor, Oberlin College Press, 50 N. Professor St., Oberlin, OH 44074, www.oberlin.edu/ocpress.
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033 - "The Meadow" by Kate Knapp Johnson.
Reprinted by permission of Miami University Press from Wind Somewhere, and Shade. Copyright 2001 by Kate Knapp Johnson. For further permissions information, contact James Reiss, English Dept., Miami University, Oxford, OH 45056.
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034 - "Gouge, Adze, Rasp, Hammer" by Chris Forhan.
Reprinted by permission of New England Review/Middlebury College. Copyright 2000 by Chris Forhan. For further permissions information, contact Jodee Rubins, Managing Editor, rubins@middlebury.edu.
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035 - "Hand Shadows" by Mary Cornish.
Reprinted by permission of Oberlin College Press. Copyright 2007 by Mary Cornish. For further permissions information contact Linda Slocum, Managing Editor, Oberlin College Press, oc.press@oberlin.edu, 50 N. Professor St. Oberlin, OH 44074, fax 440-775-8124, phone 440-775-8408. http://www.oberlin.edu/ocpress
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036 - "The Printer's Error" by Aaron Fogel.
Reprinted by permission of Miami University Press from The Printer's Error. Copyright 2001 by Aaron Fogel. For further permissions information, contact James Reiss, English Dept., Miami University, Oxford, OH 45056.
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037 - "She Didn't Mean to Do It" by Daisy Fried.
Reprinted by permission of the University of Pittsburgh Press from She Didn't Mean to Do It. Copyright 2000 by Daisy Fried. For further permissions information contact Rights and Permissions Dept., University of Pittsburgh Press, Eureka Building/Fifth Floor, 3400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15260 or www.pitts.edu/~press
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038 - "Cartoon Physics, part 1" by Nick Flynn.
Reprinted by permission of Graywolf Press, Saint Paul, Minnesota, from Some Ether. Copyright 2000 by Nick Flynn. For further permissions information, contact Permissions Department, Graywolf Press, 2402 University Ave., Ste. 203, St Paul, MN 55114. http://www.graywolfpress.org
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039 - "Snow" by David Berman.
Reprinted by permission of Open City Books. Copyright 1999 by David Berman. For further permissions information contact Joanna Yas at Open City Books, (212) 625-9048 or editor@opencity.org
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040 - "Driving To Town Late To Mail A Letter" by Robert Bly.
Reprinted by permission of Wesleyan University Press from Silence in the Snowy Fields. Copyright 192 by Robert Bly. For further permissions information, contact Tom Radko, Director, Wesleyan University Press, tradko@wesleyan.edu
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041 - "In the Well" by Andrew Hudgins.
Reprinted by permission of The Southern Review. Copyright 2001 by Andrew Hudgins. For further permissions information, contact Andrew Hudgins, English Dept., Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43221
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042 - "The Poetry of Bad Weather" by Debora Greger.
Reprinted by permission of Univeristy of Massachusetts Press. Copyright 2006 by Debora Greger. For further permissions information, contact Debora Greger at 210 NE 7 St., Gainesville, FL 32601, or dgreger@english.ufl.edu.
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043 - "The Green One Over There" by Katia Kapovich.
Reprinted by permission of Salt Publishing. Copyright 2004 by Katia Kapovich. For further permissions information, contact Chris Hamilton-Emery, Salt Publishing, P.O. Box 937, Great Wilbraham, Cambridge, CB1 5JX UK, chris@saltpublishing.com.
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044 - "A Man I knew " by Margaret Levine.
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045 - "Nights" by Kevin Hart.
Reprinted by permission of Kevin Hart. Copyright 2007 by Kevin Hart. For further permissions information contact Kevin Hart, Dept. of Religious Studies, University of Virginia, fax 434-924-1467, kjh9u@virginia.edu.
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046 - "Grammar" by Tony Hoagland.
Reprinted by permission of Graywolf Press, Saint Paul, Minnesota, from Otherwise: New and Selected Poems. Copyright 1998 by Tony Hoagland. For further permissions information, contact Permissions Department, Graywolf Press, 2402 University Ave., Ste. 203, St Paul, MN 55114. http://www.graywolfpress.org
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047 - "Fault" by Ron Koertge.
Reprinted by permission of University of Arkansas Press. Copyright 2000 Ron Koertge. For further permissions information, contact University of Arkansas Press, 201 Ozark Ave., Fayetteville, AR 72701
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048 - "Thanks For Remembering Us" by Dana Gioia.
Reprinted by permission of Graywolf Press, Saint Paul, Minnesota from Daily Horoscope. Copyright 1986 by Dana Gioia. For further permissions information, contact Permissions Department, Graywolf Press, 2402 University Ave., Ste. 203, St Paul, MN 55114. http://www.graywolfpress.org
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049 - "Because You Left Me a Handful of Daffodils" by Max Garland.
Reprinted “Because You Left Me a Handful of Daffodils” by Max Garland from The Postal Confessions. Copyright © 1995 University of Massachusetts Press, with the permission of University of Massachusetts Press.
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050 - "Otherwise" by Jane Kenyon.
Reprinted by permission of Graywolf Press, Saint Paul, Minnesota from Otherwise: New and Selected Poems. Copyright 1996 by the Estate of Jane Kenyon. For further permissions information, contact Permissions Department Graywolf Press, 2402 University Ave., Ste. 203, St Paul, MN 55114. http://www.graywolfpress.org
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051 - "A Primer of the Daily Round" by Howard Nemerov.
Reprinted by permission of Margaret Nemerov. Copyright 1960 by Howard Nemerov. For further permission information, contact Margaret Nemerov, 6970 Cornell Ave., St. Louis, MO 63130.
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052 - "Love Poem With Toast" by Miller Williams.
Reprinted by permission of University of Illinois Press. Copyright 1999 by Miller Williams. For further permissions information, contact University of Illinois Press, 1325 S. Oak Street, Champaign, IL 61820, VIP-RIGHTS@uillinois.edu.
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053 - "Selecting a Reader" by Ted Kooser.
Reprinted by permission of the University of Pittsburgh Press from Sure Signs. Copyright 1980 by Ted Kooser. For further permissions information, contact Rights and Permissions Dept., University of Pittsburgh Press, Eureka Building/Fifth Floor, 3400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15260 or http://www.pitt.edu/~press
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054 - "Song" by Eamon Grennan.
Reprinted by permission of Graywolf Press from Relations: New and Selected Poems. Copyright 1998 by Eamon Grennan. For further permissions information, contact Permissions Department, Graywolf Press, 2402 University Ave., Ste. 203, St Paul, MN 55114. http://www.graywolfpress.org
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055 - "Biscuit" by Jane Kenyon.
Reprinted by permission of Graywolf Press from Otherwise: New and Selected Poems. Copyright 1996 by the Estate of Jane Kenyon. For further permissions information, contact Permissions Department, Graywolf Press, 2402 University Ave. Ste. 203, St Paul, MN 55114, http://www.graywolfpress.org
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056 - “Red Wing” by Joseph Millar.
Published in Fortune by Eastern Washington University Press. Copyright Joseph Millar, 2006.
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057 - "White-Eyes" by Mary Oliver.
Reprinted by permission of Editor of POETRY. Copyright 2002 by Mary Oliver. For further permissions information, contact The Poetry Foundation, 1030 North Clark Street, Suite 420, Chicago, IL 60610.
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058 - "To Help the Monkey Cross the River," by Thomas Lux.
Reprinted by permission of Houghton Mifflin Company. Copyright 2004 by Thomas Lux. For further permissions information, contact Ronald Hussey, 215 Park Ave. South, New York, NY 10003, www.hmco.com.
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059 - "Lesson" by Forrest Hamer.
Reprinted by permission of Alice James Books from Call and Response. Copyright 1995 by Forrest Hamer. For further permissions information, contact Alice James Books, 238 Main St., Farmington, ME 04938, ajb@umf.maine.edu
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060 - "Football" by Louis Jenkins.
Reprinted by permission of Holy Cow! Press. Copyright 1995 by Louis Jenkins. For further permissions information contact Holy Cow! Press, PO Box 3170, Mount Royal Station, Duluth, MN 55803.
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061 - "Sister Cat" by Frances Mayes.
Reprinted by permission of Lost Roads Publishers. Copyright 1995 by Frances Mayes. For further permissions information, contact femayes@aol.com
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062 - "The Bagel" by David Ignatow.
Reprinted by permission of Wesleyan University Press from Against the Evidence: Selected Poems 1934-1994. Copyright 1993 by David Ignatow. For further permissions information, contact Tom Radko, Director, Wesleyan University Press, tradko@wesleyan.edu
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063 - "What I Would Do" by Marc Petersen.
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064 - "For My Daughter" by David Ignatow.
Reprinted by permission of Wesleyan University Press from Against the Evidence: Selected Poems 1934-1994. Copyright 1993 by David Ignatow. For further permissions information, contact Tom Radko, Director, Wesleyan University Press, tradko@wesleyan.edu
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065 - "I've Been Known" by Denise Duhamel.
Reprinted by permission of Denise Duhamel. Copyright 2004 by Denise Duhamel. For further permissions information, contact Denise Duhamel, 2201 South Ocean Dr., #203, Hollywood, FL 33019, sedna61@aol.com.
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066 - "The Moon" by Robert Bly.
Reprinted by permission of HarperCollins Publishers from Eating the Honey of Words. Copyright 1999 by Robert Bly. For further permissions information, contact Subsidiary Rights Department, 6th floor, HarperCollins Publishers, Inc., 10 East 53 Street, New York, NY 10022, Rights information line: (212) 207-7791, http://www.harpercollins.com
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067 - "Watching the Mayan Women" by Luisa Villani.
Reprinted by permission of Arizona State University from Hayden's Ferry Review, Issue 26, Spring / Summer 2000. Copyright 2000 by Luisa Villani. For further permissions information, contact Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287, (480) 965-9011, http://www.asu.edu
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068 - "Bringing My Son to the Police Station to be Fingerprinted" by Shoshauna Shy.
Reprinted by permission of Poetry Daily from Poetry Northwest, Spring 2001. Copyright 2000 by Shoshauna Shy. For further permissions information, contact University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, http://www.washington.edu
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069 - "The Space Heater" by Sharon Olds.
Reprinted by permission of The New Yorker, January 22, 2001. Copyright 2001 by Sharon Olds. For further permissions information, contact The New Yorker; Conde Nast Rights & Permissions, Attn: Mr. Leigh Montville, 4 Times Square, New York, NY 10036
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070 - "Sentimental Moment or Why Did the Baguette Cross the Road?" by Robert Hershon.
Reprinted by permission of Poetry Daily from Poetry Northwest, Volume XLI, No. 3, Autumn 2000. Copyright 1993 by Robert Hershon. For further permissions information, contact Poetry Northwest, Editor David Wagoner, Box 354330, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, http://www.washington.edu
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071 - "Smoking" by Elton Glaser.
Reprinted by permission of Southern Illinois University Press from Winter Amnesties. Copyright 2000 by Elton Glaser. For further permissions information, contact Southern Illinois University Press, P.O. Box 3697, Carbondale, Illinois, 62902, http://www.siu.edu/~siupress
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072 - "Gratitude to Old Teachers" by Robert Bly.
Reprinted by permission of HarperCollins Publishers from Eating the Honey of Words. Copyright 1999 by Robert Bly. For further permissions information, contact Subsidiary Rights Department, 6th floor, HarperCollins Publishers, Inc., 10 East 53 Street, New York, NY 10022, Rights information line: (212) 207-7791, http://www.harpercollins.com
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073 - "Love Song" by Carol Muske-Dukes.
Reprinted by permission of the Poetry Foundation. Copyright 2002 by Carol Muske-Dukes. For further permissions information, contact Poetry, 1030 N. Clark St., Ste. 420, Chicago, IL 60610, poetry@poetrymagazine.org.
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074 - "Near the Wall of a House" by Yehuda Amichai.
Reprinted by permission of HarperCollins Publishers from Selected Poetry of Yehuda Amichai. Copyright 1986 by Yehuda Amichai. For further permissions information, contact Subsidiary Rights Department, 6th floor, HarperCollins Publishers, Inc., 10 East 53 Street, New York, NY 10022, Rights information line: (212) 207-7791, http://www.harpercollins.com
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075 - "To a Daughter Leaving Home" by Linda Pastan.
Reprinted by permission of W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. from The Imperfect Paradise. Copyright 1988 by Linda Pastan. For further permissions information, contact Linda Pastan, lpastan@att.net
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076 - "June 11" by David Lehman.
Reprinted by permission of Scribner from The Daily Mirror. Copyright 2000 by David Lehman. For further permissions information, contact Rachel Sussman, Scribner, 1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York 10020, bestampoetry@aol.com
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077 - "A Birthday Candle" by Donald Justice.
Reprinted by permission of Wesleyan University Press from The Summer Anniversaries. Copyright 1960 by Donald Justice. For further permissions information, contact Wesleyan University Press, tradko@wesleyan.edu
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078 - "Doing Without" by David Ray.
Reprinted by permission of Wesleyan University Press from The Summer Anniversaries. Copyright 1974 by David Ray. For further permissions information, contact Wesleyan University Press, tradko@wesleyan.edu
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079 - “Birthday” by Stanley Plumly.
Reprinted “Birthday” by Stanley Plumly from Boy on the Step. Copyright © 1989 HarperCollins Publishers, with the permission of HarperCollins Publishers.
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080 - "Reckless Poem" by Mary Oliver.
Reprinted by permission of Five Points. Copyright 2002 by Mary Oliver. For further permissions information, contact Mary Oliver c/o Five Points, MSC8R0318, Georgia State University, 33 Gilmer St. S.E., Unit 8, Atlanta, GA 30303.
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081 - "After Years" by Ted Kooser.
Reprinted by permission of Ted Kooser from Solo: A Journal of Poetry. Copyright 1996 by Ted Kooser. For further permissions information, contact Solo Press - Glenna Luschei, 5146 Foothill Road, Carpinteria, CA 93013
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082 - "Small Comfort" by Katha Pollitt.
Reprinted by permission of Katha Pollitt from The New Yorker. Copyright by Katha Pollitt. For further permissions information, contact kpollitt@thenation.com
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083 - "Turtle" by Kay Ryan.
Reprinted by permission of Copper Beach Press. Copyright 1994 by Kay Ryan. For further permissions information, contact Copper Beach Press, P.O. Box 2578, Providence, RI 02906.
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84 - "Knowledge" by Philip Memmer
Reprinted by permission of Philip Memmer. Copyright 2004 by Philip Memmer. For further permissions information, contact Philip Memmer, 2209 Gridley Paige Road, Syracuse, NY 13202, tworiversreview@juno.com or phil@ymcaarts.org.
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085 - "Rotary" by Christina Pugh.
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120 - "The Swan at Edgewater Park" by Ruth L. Schwartz.
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135 - "Walking to Oak-Head Pond, and Thinking of the Ponds I Will Visit in the Next Days and Weeks" by Mary Oliver.
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136 - "Who Burns for the Perfection of Paper" by Martín Espada.
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140 - "The Dead" by Susan Mitchell.
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141 - "The End and the Beginning" by Wislawa Szymborska.
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169 - "Schoolboys with Dog, Winter" by William Matthews.
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171 - "Entrance" by Dana Gioia.
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172 - "How to Listen" by Major Jackson.
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173 - "Immortality" by Lisel Mueller.
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174 - "Our Other Sister" by Jeffrey Harrison.
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175 - "Gretel" by Andrea Hollander Budy.
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176 - "How to Change a Frog Into a Prince" by Anna Denise.
Reprinted by permission of Story Line Press from The Poets' Grimm: 20th Century Poems from Grimm's Fairy Tales, 2003. Copyright 2002 by Anna Denise. For further permissions information, contact Anna Denise, annadenise3@aol.com
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177 - "Eagle Plain" by Robert Francis.
Reprinted by permission of University of Massachusetts Press from Robert Francis, Collected Poems, 1936-1976, 1993. Copyright 1976 by Robert Francis. For further permissions information, contact University of Massachusetts Press, P.O. Box 429, Amherst, MA 01004
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178 - "End of April" by Phillis Levin.
Reprinted by permission of Copper Beech Press from The Afterimage, 1996. Copyright 1996 by Phillis Levin. For further permissions information, contact Copper Beech Press, P.O. Box 2578, Providence, RI 02906
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179 - "Bike Ride with Older Boys" by Laura Kasischke.
Reprinted by permission of University of Massachusetts Press from Dance and Disappear, 2002. Copyright 2002 by Laura Kasischke. For further permissions information, contact University of Massachusetts Press, P.O. Box 429, Amherst, MA 01004
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180 - "Break" by Dorianne Laux.
Reprinted by permission of Boa Editions from Awake, 1990. Copyright 1990 by Dorianne Laux. For further permissions information, contact Boa Editions, Ltd., 260 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14604
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