Order 1511296: Poetry Analysis

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POEMS List – Choose ONE

Theodore Roethke, “My Papa’s Waltz”

Walt Whitman, “A Noiseless Patient Spider”

Donald Hall, “My Son My Executioner”

Gwendolyn Brooks, “We Real Cool”

Langston Hughes, “Theme for English B”

John Donne (1572-1631) “Death, Be Not Proud”

William Blake (1757-1827) “The Lamb”, “The Tyger”

George Gordon, Lord Byron (1788-1824)“She Walks in Beauty”

Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822)“Ozymandias”

John Keats (1795-1821)“Ode on a Grecian Urn”

Walt Whitman (1819-1892) “Song of Myself” (Section 11)

Matthew Arnold (1822-1888)“Dover Beach”

Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) “Because I Could Not Stop for Death”

Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889) “Pied Beauty”

A. E. Housman (1859-1936) “To an Athlete Dying Young”

Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906) “We Wear the Mask”

T. S. Eliot (1888-1965)“The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock”

Claude McKay (1890-1948)“America”

E. E. Cummings (1894-1962) “pity this busy monster,manunkind”

Jean Toomer (1894-1967)“Reapers”

Stevie Smith (1902-1971)“Not Waving but Drowning”

W. H. Auden (1907-1973) “Funeral Blues”

Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979)“One Art”

Dylan Thomas (1914-1953) “Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night”

Anne Sexton (1928-1974)“You All Know the Story of the Other Woman”

Adrienne Rich (1929- ) “Aunt Jennifer's Tigers”

Marge Piercy (1936- )“Barbie Doll”

Seamus Heaney (1939- )“Digging”

Rita Dove (1952- )“Daystar”

Martín Espada (1957- )“Bully”

Wislawa Szymborska (1923- )“End and Beginning”

Yusef Komunyakaa (1947- )“Facing It”

Lucille Clifton (1936- )“homage to my hips”

Jan Beatty (1952- )“A Waitress’s Instructions on Tipping”

Sylvia Plath, “Daddy”