Table of contents for 100 essential modern poems / [compiled by] Joseph Parisi.

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WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS (1865-1939)
The Second Coming
Sailing to Byzantium
Leda and the Swan
EDWIN ARLINGTON ROBINSON (1869-1935)
Miniver Cheevy
ROBERT FROST (1874-1963)
Mending Wall
The Road Not Taken
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
CARL SANDBURG (1878-1967)
Chicago
WALLACE STEVENS (1879-1955)
The Emperor of Ice-Cream
Sunday Morning
Anecdote of the Jar
WILLIAM CARLOS WILLIAMS (1883-1963)
The Red Wheelbarrow
Spring and All
EZRA POUND (1885-1972) 
In a Station of the Metro
The River-Merchant's Wife: a Letter
The Study in Aesthetics
H. D. [HILDA DOOLITTLE] (1886-1961)
Helen
ROBINSON JEFFERS (1887-1962)
Hurt Hawks
MARIANNE MOORE (1887-1972)
The Fish
T. S. ELIOT (1888-1965)
The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
RUPERT BROOKE (1887-1915)
The Soldier
SIEGRIED SASSOON (1886-1967)
From Counter-Attack
The General
Base Details
ISAAC ROSENBERG (1890-1918)
Break of Day in the Trenches
WILFRED OWEN (1893-1918)
Dulce Et Decorum Est
EDNA ST. VINCENT MILLAY (1892-1950)
First Fig
Recuerdo
DOROTHY PARKER (1893-1967)
Résumé
News Item
E. E. CUMMINGS (1894-1962)
[anyone lived in a pretty how town]
ROBERT GRAVES (1895-1995)
Love Without Hope
The Persian Version
HART CRANE (1899-1932)
From THE BRIDGE
Proem: To Brooklyn Bridge
LANGSTON HUGHES (1902-1967)
The Weary Blues
OGDEN NASH (1902-1971)
Columbus
STEVIE SMITH (1902-1971)
Not Waving but Drowning
PATRICK KAVANAGH (1904-1967)
From The Great Hunger: I
ROBERT PENN WARREN (1905-1989)
Bearded Oaks
W. H. AUDEN (1907-1973)
Lullaby
From Twelve Songs: IX [Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone]
Musée des Beaux Arts
LOUIS MACNEICE (1907-1963)
Bagpipe Music 
THEODORE ROETHKE (1908-1963)
My Papa's Waltz
ELIZABETH BISHOP (1911-1979)
Manners
One Art
KARL SHAPIRO (1913-2000)
The Alphabet
JOHN BERRYMAN (1914-1972)
From THE DREAM SONGS
1, 14, 76. Henry's Confession, 143, 
324. An Elegy for W.C.W., The Lovely Man
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RANDALL JARRELL (1914-1965)
The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner
DYLAN THOMAS (1914-1953)
Fern Hill
Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night
WILLIAM STAFFORD (1914-1993):
How to Regain Your Soul
GWENDOLYN BROOKS (1917-2000)
We Real Cool
ROBERT LOWELL (1917-1977)
For the Union Dead
WILLIAM MEREDITH (b. 1919)
The Illiterate
HOWARD NEMEROV (1920-1991)
The War in the Air
RICHARD WILBUR (b. 1921)
Love Calls Us to the Things of This World
PHILIP LARKIN (1922-1985)
Church Going
This Be the Verse (first stanza only)
Aubade
JAMES DICKEY (1923-1997)
The Hospital Window
ANTHONY HECHT (1923-2004)
 "More Light! More Light!"
DENISE LEVERTOV (1923-1997) 
Tenebrae 
DONALD JUSTICE (1925-2004)
Men at Forty
KENNETH KOCH (1925-2002)
To My Twenties
A. R. AMMONS (1926-2001)
Gravelly Run
The City Limits
DAVID WAGONER (b. 1926)
Their Bodies
ALLEN GINSBERG (1926-1997)
From Howl: I
JAMES MERRILL (1926-1995)
The Broken Home
FRANK O'HARA (1926-1966)
The Day Lady Died
Why I Am Not a Painter
W. D. SNODGRASS (b. 1926)
April Inventory 
JOHN ASHBERY (b. 1927)
And Ut Pictura Poesis Is Her Name
My Erotic Double
GALWAY KINNELL (b. 1927)
After Making Love We Hear Footsteps
W. S. MERWIN (b. 1927) 
Losing a Language
For A Coming Extinction
JAMES WRIGHT (1927-1980)
Autumn Begins in Martins Ferry, Ohio
PHILIP LEVINE (b. 1928)
You Can Have It
ANNE SEXTON (1928-1974)
Wanting to Die 
THOM GUNN (1929-2004)
The Missing 
ADRIENNE RICH (b. 1929)
Planetarium
TED HUGHES (1930-1998)
Hawk Roosting 
Relic
DEREK WALCOTT (b. 1930)
Blues
GEOFFREY HILL (b. 1932)
September Song
SYLVIA PLATH (1932-1963)
Lady Lazarus
LINDA PASTAN (b. 1932): 
After Minor Surgery
MARK STRAND (b. 1934)
Where Are the Water of Childhood?
CHARLES WRIGHT (b. 1935)
Homage to Paul Cézanne
MARY OLIVER (b. 1935)
Morning Poem
C. K. WILLIAMS (b. 1936)
Alzheimer's: The Wife
CHARLES SIMIC (b. 1938)
Prodigy
SEAMUS HEANEY (b. 1939)
Punishment
Clearances
Two Lorries
STEPHEN DUNN (b. 1939) 
After Making Love 
BILLY COLLINS (b. 1941)
Forgetfulness
WILLIAM MATTHEWS (1942-1997)
Dire Cure
SHARON OLDS (b. 1942)
Young Mothers I
EAVAN BOLAND (b. 1944)
That the Science of Cartography Is Limited
KAY RYAN (b. 1945)
Patience
YUSEF KOMUNYAKAA (b. 1947)
Facing It
JANE KENYON (1947-1995): 
Having It Out With Melancholy
PAUL MULDOON (b. 1951)
They That Wash on Thursday
RITA DOVE (b. 1952)
Parsley

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

English poetry -- 20th century.
American poetry -- 20th century.