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Title LinkThe best American poetry, 2013 / Denise Duhamel, editor ; David Lehman, series editor.
Edition First Scribner edition.
Distribution New York : Scribner Poetry, 2013.
Description xxviii, 212 pages ;  22 cm.
Type of Material Book
Series ( The best American poetry series )
Series ( Best American poetry.)
Contents Contents: Divine / Kim Addonizio -- Pachyderm / Sherman Alexie -- Stupid sandwich / Nathan Anderson -- The art of drinking tea / Nin Andrews -- Resisting arrest / John Ashbery -- Books, bath towels, and beyond / Wendy Barker -- Youngest known savior / Jan Beatty -- The unfinished slave / Bruce Bond -- Dear Thanatos / Traci Brimhall -- Hustle / Jericho Brown -- Five one-minute eggs / Andrei Codrescu -- Foundling / Billy Collins -- [white paper 24] / Martha Collins -- Death / Kwame Dawes -- Divestiture / Connie Deanovich -- Apologies from the ground up / Timothy Donnelly -- The statue of responsibility / Stephen Dunn -- This need not be a comment on death / Daisy Fried -- Womanishness / Amy Gerstler -- Afterword / Louise Gl├╝ck -- Henry’s song / Beckian Fritz Goldberg -- New Jersey poem / Terrance Hayes -- Book of forget / Rebecca Hazelton -- Thanatosis / Elizabeth Hazen -- Green man, blue pill /
Contents: John Hennessy -- All-American / David Hernandez -- Wrong question / Tony Hoagland -- A parable / Anna Maria Hong -- Why I write poetry / Major Jackson -- George W. Bush / Mark Jarman -- It’s hard as so much is / Lauren Jensen -- Blazing saddles / A. Van Jordan -- Syria / Lawrence Joseph -- Wedding night : we share an heirloom tomato on our hotel balcony overlooking the ocean in which Natalie Wood drowned / Anna Journey -- Perspective / Laura Kasischke -- When the men go off to war / Victoria Kelly -- Pink is the navy blue of India / David Kirby -- Aphids / Noelle Kocot -- Eggheads / John Koethe -- Poem for Anne Sexting / Dorothea Lasky -- Song / Dorianne Laux -- I take your t-shirt to bed again / Amy Lemmon -- Outline for my memoir / Thomas Lux -- Once upon a time / Anthony Madrid -- XX / Sally Wen Mao -- My lie / Jen McClanaghan -- January 17 / Campbell McGrath -- In praise of small gods /
Contents: Jesse Millner -- Psalm to be read with closed eyes / D. Nurske -- New Year / Ed Ochester -- Birthday poem / Paisley Rekdal -- Endpapers / Adrienne Rich -- Lake sonnet / Anne Marie Rooney -- Intro to happiness / J. Allyn Rosser -- Little golf pencil / Mary Ruefle -- Chelsea/suicide / Maureen Seaton -- Sotto voce : Othello unplugged / Tim Seibles -- Trailing clouds of glory / Vijay Seshadri -- Western civilization / Peter Jay Shippy -- Joe Adamczyk / Mitch Sisskind -- What it feels like to be Aaron Smith / Aaron Smith -- Introductions / Stephanie Strickland -- On writing / Adrienne Su -- The baby / James Tate -- Florida poem / Emma Trelles -- From Peyton Place : a Haiku Soap Opera, season two, 1965-1966 / David Trinidad -- 1945 / Jean Valentine -- Now I’ll never be able to finish that poem to Bob / Paul Violi -- Casting aspersions / David Wagoner -- The kind of man I am at the DMV / Stacey Waite --
Contents: Sugar maples, January / Richard Wilbur -- It can feel amazing to be targeted by a narcissist / Angela Veronica Wong and Amy Lawless -- Where the hero speaks to others / Wendy Xu -- Wintering / Kevin Young -- Albert Einstein / Matthew Zapruder.
Summary Collects poems chosen by editor Denise Duhamel as the best of 2013, featuring 75 poets including Sherman Alexie, Daisy Fried, Elizabeth Hazen, and Noelle Kocot.
Subject LinkAmerican poetry.
Subject LinkAmerican poetry.
Add.Author LinkDuhamel, Denise, editor of compilation.
LinkLehmann, David, editor of compilation.

System Number 000677207
ISBN Link1476708029 (hbk.)
Link9781476708027 (hbk.)
Link1476708134 (pbk.)
Link9781476708133 (pbk.)

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