Archive of Eliot's Favorite Poems


Archive of Eliot's Favorite Poems 2008
April 1 - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, "To the River Charles"
April 2 - Mary Oliver, "Wild Geese"
April 3 - John Keats, "This Living Hand"
April 4 - Edna St. Vincent Millay, "What Lips My Lips Have Kissed"
April 5 - Alastair Reid, "The O-Filler"
April 6 - Aracelis Girmay, "For Estefani Lora, Third Grade, Who Made Me a Card"
April 7 - Wendy Cope, "The Orange"
April 8 - Catullus, "Poem 5"
April 9 - Mary Oliver, "The Journey"
April 10 - Garcilaso de la Vega, "Soneto"
April 11 - Siegfried Sassoon, "Suicide in the Trenches"
April 12 - Gary Snyder, "Changing Diapers"
April 13 - Carl Sandburg, "The Fog"
April 14 - Andrew Marvell, "To His Coy Mistress"
April 15 - folk poem often attributed to Ogden Nash, "What a Queer Bird"
April 16 - Oliver Wendell Holmes, "The Voiceless"
April 17 - Rashid Shams, "Hum Say Kiya Pochty Ho" (trans. Ali Sethi)
April 18 - Alfred Lord Tennyson, "Ulysses"
April 19 - Barbara Giles, "Mrs. Lorris, Who Died of Being Clean"
April 20 - Elizabeth Bishop, "One Art"
April 21 - T.S. Eliot, "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock"
April 22 - Shel Silverstein, "The Bridge"
April 23 - e.e. cummings, "in time of daffodils"
April 24 - Denis Johnson, "The White Fires of Venus"
April 25 -Assata Shakur, "I Believe in Living"
April 26 - Czeslaw Milosz, "Love"
April 27 - Fyodor Tyutchev, "Silentium" trans. Vladimir Nabokov
April 28 - Kenneth Koch, "To My Twenties"
April 29 - Mary Jo Firth Gillett, "What I Believe, with Four Final Words by Li-Young Lee"
April 30 - Sheenagh Pugh, "Sometimes"

Archive of Eliot's Favorite Poems 2007
April 2 - e. e. cummings, "somewhere i have never travelled,gladly beyond"
April 3 - Dean Young, "How I Get My Ideas"
April 4 - Emily Dickinson, "Hope"
April 5 - Wallace Stevens, "The Emperor of Ice Cream"
April 6 - William Shakespeare, "Sonnet 65"
April 7 - Lisel Mueller, "Letter From the End of the World"
April 8 - Ted Hughes, "The Thought Fox"
April 9 - Julia Spicher Kasdorf, "First Gestures"
April 10 - Adam Zagajewsky, "Try to Praise the Mutilated World"
April 11 - Robert Frost, "Fire and Ice"
April 12 - Stevie Smith, "Not Waving but Drowning"
April 13 - Alfred Lord Tennyson, "Ulysses"
April 14 - Rhona McAdam, "I Looked Up to Find the Clouds"
April 15 - William Shakespeare, "Sonnet 116"
April 16 - William Ernest Henley, "Invictus"
April 17 - Tomas Transtromer, "After a Death"
April 18 - Billy Collins, "Marginalia"
April 19 - Robert Frost, "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening"
April 20 - Derek Walcott, "Love After Love"
April 21 - Rudyard Kipling, "If"
April 22 - Rumi, "A Community of the Spirit"
April 23 - William Butler Yeats, "Aedh Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven"
April 24 - Su Shi, [Will a moon so bright ever arise again?]
April 25 - Pablo Neruda, "Soneto XVII"
April 26 - Alfred Lord Tennyson, "Crossing the Bar"
April 27 - Allen Ginsberg, "Cosmopolitan Greetings"
April 28 - W.H. Auden, "The More Loving One"
April 29 - William Carlos Williams, "The Widow's Lament in Springtime"
April 30 - Richard Wilbur, "The Writer"
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