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A R AMMONS: BEAUTIFUL WOMAN

Used by permission of the Estate of A R Ammons and Writers’ Representatives, LLC.

MARGARET ATWOOD

“Variation on the Word Sleep” by Margaret Atwood, used by permission of the Author.  Available in the following collections: In the United States, SELECTED POEMS II, 1976 – 1986, published by Houghton Mifflin, ©Margaret Atwood 1976; In Canada, SELECTED POEMS, 1966 – 1984, published by McClelland and Stewart, ©Margaret Atwood 1990; In the UK, EATING FIRE, published by Virago Books, ©Margaret Atwood 1998.

W.H. AUDEN: BUT I CAN’T

Used by permission of the Wylie Agency.

MERYN CADELL:  JOB INTERVIEW

Used by kind permission of the author.

AMY CLAMPITT

“The Sun Underfoot Among the Sundews”, copyright © 1997 by the Estate of Amy Clampitt, from THE COLLECTED POEMS OF AMY CLAMPITT by Amy Clampitt.  Used permission of Alfred A. Knopf, a division of Random House, Inc.

BILLY COLLINS

“Conversion” is from the book The Art of Drowning, by Billy Collins, © 1995.  All rights controlled by the University of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, PA 15260.  Used by permission of the University of Pittsburgh Press.

PETER COOK: BLUE FOOTBALL

Used by permission of Tony Walton.

ARIEL DORFMAN:  CORRESPONDENCE

Used by kind permission of the author.

EDWARD FIELD: NEW YORKERS

Used by kind permission of the author.

ALLEN GINSBERG

All lines from “A SUPERMARKED IN CALIFORNIA” FROM COLLECTED POEMS 1947-1980 by ALLEN GINSBERG.

Copyright © 1955 by Allen Ginsberg.

Used by permission of HarperCollins Publishers.

JIM HARRISON

Jim Harrison, “Barking” from In Search of Small Gods. Copyright © 2009 by Jim Harrison.  Used by permission of Copper Canyon Press, www.coppercanyonpress.org. All rights reserved.

JANE HIRSHFIELD

Poem copyright credit: “Lake and Maple,” © Jane Hirshfield. From The Lives of the Heart (NY: HarperCollins, 1997). Used by permission of the author.

TONY HOAGLAND: SELF-IMPROVEMENT

Used by kind permission of the author.

DONALD JUSTICE

“Men at Forty”, copyright © 1995 by Donald Justice, from NEW AND SELECTED POEMS by Donald Justice.  Used by permission of Alfred A. Knopf, a division of Random House, Inc.

MARY KARR: LOST LOVE

Used by kind permission of the author.

JANE KENYON

Jane Kenyon, “Otherwise” from Collected Poems. Copyright © 2005 by The Estate of Jane Kenyon.  Used by permission of Graywolf Press, www.graywolfpress.org.  All right reserved.

TONY KUSHNER: AN UNDOING WORLD

Used by kind permission of the author.

DENISE LEVERTOV

“Psalm Concerning the Castle” by Denise Levertov, from POEMS 1960-1967 © by Denise Levertov.  Recorded by permission of New Directions Publishing.

THOMAS LUX: A LITTLE TOOTH

Used by kind permission of the author.

TAYLOR MALI: A DOG NAMED BODHISATTVA

Used by kind permission of the author.

PAUL MONETTE: CONTEXTS

Used by permission of the Wendy Weil Agency.

PABLO NERUDA:

Translation copyright 2004 by Mark Eisner. Recorded by permission of City Lights Books.

FRANK O’HARA: TO THE HARBORMASTER

Used by permission of Maureen O’Hara.

MICHAEL ONDAATJE: CINNAMON PEELER

Used by kind permission of Trident Media Group.

ROBERT PINSKY: DOCTOR FROLIC

Used by kind permission of the author.

MURIEL RUKEYSER: MYTH

Used by kind permission of ICM

ANNE SEXTON: TO A FRIEND WHOSE WORK HAS COME TO TRIUMPH

Reprinted by permission of SSL/Sterling Lord Literistic, Inc. Copyright by Anne Sexton.

STEVIE SMITH

“Not Waving but Drowning”, by Stevie Smith, from COLLECTED POEMS OF STEVIE SMITH, copyright ©  1957 by Stevie Smith.  Recorded by permission of New Directions Publishing.

SHEL SILVERSTEIN

“Nap Taker” and “Poison-Tester” from Falling Up by Shel Silverstein.  ©1996 Evil Eye Music, Inc.  Published by HarperCollins Children’s Books.  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.  Used by permission.

WALLACE STEVENS

“The House Was Quiet And The World Was Calm”, copyright © 1954 by Wallace Stevens and renewed 1982 by Holly Stevens, from THE COLLECTED POEMS OF WALLACE STEVENS by Wallace Stevens.  Used by permission of Alfred A. Knopf, a division of Random House, Inc.

MARK STRAND

“Eating Poetry”, copyright © 1979, 1980 by Mark Strand, from SELECTED POEMS by Mark Strand.  Used by permission of Alfred A. Knopf, a division of Random House, Inc.

JONATHAN W STOLLER: SOFT KNIFE

Used by kind permission of the author.

DYLAN THOMAS

“Fern Hill” and “In My Craft and Sullen Art” by Dylan Thomas, by permission of Harold Ober Associates, Incorporated

ARNOLD WEINSTEIN GROSZ

Used by kind permission of Lisa Hamm.

TENNESSEE WILLIAMS:  LIFE STORY

Used by kind permission of The University of the South and Casarotto Ramsay & Associates Limited.

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