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  • Julia Johnson
    Date of Birth: 1971

    Two Children Are Threatened by a Nightingale I have no idea why the sky is yellow where it meets the ground, why my knife is small, why the man in…

  • Antler

    Poetry International 5
    “Feral”

  • Eleanor Wilner

    Poetry International 13/14
    “Restored to Blue”

  • Chris Abani

    Poetry International 22/23
    “Cremation”

  • Kim Addonizio

    Poetry International
    “Ha”
    “Getting Older”

    Poetry International 3
    “Fine”

    Poetry International Weblog
    “Fine”

  • Frances Payne Adler

    Poetry International
    “Sam, Returns”

  • Ellery Akers

    Poetry International 5
    “Good”
    “Fifth Grade”

  • Naveed Alam

    Poetry International 5
    “A House Made of Smoke”

  • Sandra Alcosser

    Poetry International 22/23
    “The Blue Vein”

  • Sue Allison

    Poetry International 20/21
    “On Falling Leaves”

  • Moniza Alvi

    Poetry International 7/8
    “The Dead Man’s Pain”

    Poetry International 15/16
    “The Child and the Stairs”

  • Nin Andrews

    Poetry International 10
    “The Wedding”
    “Intimate Disasters”

  • Alexios Antypas

    Poetry International 10
    “Corner Cafe”

  • Rae Armantrout

    Poetry International 22/23
    “The Craft Talk”

  • Priscilla Atkins

    Poetry International 6
    “Priscilla Atkins”

  • Pricilla Atkins

    Poetry International 6
    “Driving to Cincinnati”

  • Barry Ballard

    Poetry International 11
    “Six Thousand Prayers”

    Poetry International Weblog
    “Six Thousand Prayers”

  • Aliki Barnstone

    Poetry International 5
    “Invitation To a Poet”

  • Tony Barnstone

    Poetry International 6
    “Hungry Ghosts”

  • Guy Bennett

    Poetry International 20/21
    “Elliptical Poem”

  • Lisa Bernstein (Lisa B)

    Poetry International 1
    “Trane’s Ride”

  • Malachi Black

    Poetry International 22/23
    “Lines from the Throne of Old Ideas”

  • Jane Blue

    Poetry International 5
    “The Mourning Doves”
    “November”

  • Deborah Bogen

    Poetry International 5
    “Landscape with Silos”

  • Bev Braune

    Poetry International 5
    “Sweets”

  • Mark Brazaitis

    Poetry International 6
    “When You Are Old”

    Poetry International 10
    “Prince Charming’s Confession”

  • Jacque Vaught Brogan

    Poetry International 1
    “It’s Like This—”

  • Jericho Brown

    Poetry International 20/21
    “Found: Messiah”

  • Christopher Buckley

    Poetry International 5
    “Catechism of the Sea”

  • Beverly Burch

    Poetry International 5
    “Sky/Branches/Sky”
    “When You Ask About Your Native Country”

    Poetry International 10
    “Picnic in Stone”

  • E. G. Burrows

    Poetry International 6
    “Ring of Fire”

  • Rick Bursky

    Poetry International 6
    “Pomegranates”

  • Cathleen Calbert

    Cathleen Calbert was featured in Volume V of Poetry International.

  • e. e. cattings

    Poetry International 22/23
    “somewhere i have never travelled, gladly beyond my front door”

  • Kate Clanchy

    Poetry International 20/21
    “The Bridge over the Border”

  • George Elliott Clarke
    Date of Birth: February 12, 1960

    Poetry International 7/8
    “20th Century History”

  • Wanda Coleman

    Poetry International Issue 5
    “Ad Nauseam”
    “The Unexpressed”

  • Merle Collins
    Date of Birth: September 29, 1950

    Poetry International 15/16
    “Somebody walking over my grave”

  • Billy Collins

    Poetry International 10
    “Contemporary”

  • Lisa Combrinck
    Date of Birth: 1967

    Poetry International 7/8
    “The problem with words”

  • Peter Cooley

    Poetry International 1
    “For Hamlet”
    “In Possibility”

  • Robert Cooperman

    Robert Cooperman was featured in Volume V of Poetry International.

  • Barbara Crooker
    Date of Birth: November 21, 1945

    Poetry International 5
    “The Gyre”
    “In The Camargue”

    Poetry International 12
    “Nice”

    Poetry International Weblog
    “Nice”

  • Mary Crow

    Trances I. Automatic pilot: I come to and wonder how I got to Elizabeth Street, half way home. I shrink my focus till my attention is on the gear shift…

  • Jim Daniels

    Poetry International 1
    “Speechless”

  • Keki N. Daruwalla
    Date of Birth: 1937

    Poetry International 7/8
    “Goddess I Am Lonely Now”

  • Glover Davis

    Poetry International V
    “I Wasn’t There”

  • Carl Dennis
    Date of Birth: 1939

    Carl Dennis was featured in Volume V of Poetry International.

  • Joanne Diaz

    Joanne Diaz was featured in Volume V of Poetry International.

  • William Dickey

    T.S. Eliot at One Hundred and Seven This is the voice of the sandstorm, the voice of the unplayed hearts. These are the endless children rolled over and over at…

  • Gregory Djanikian

    Poetry International 1
    “Lac de Nom Perdu”
    “Lost Love”

  • James Doyle

    Poetry International 10
    “Leaving the Ceremony”
    “The Magus”

  • Stephen Dunn

    Poetry International 2
    “Walking in Los Angeles”

    Poetry International Weblog
    “Walking in Los Angeles”

  • Stuart Dybek

    Poetry International 1
    “Wind City”

  • W.D. Ehrhart

    Poetry International 1
    “Not For You”
    “The First French Kiss”

  • Elaine Equi

    Letter of Recommendation Please say something really good, no, great about yourself. I would but I am watching a porno movie and have no time to write. The woman astride…

  • Peter Fallon

    Poetry International 7/8
    “The Blaskets”

  • Charles Fishman

    Mengele He had the charm of a Chinese emperor and loved to mingle with his victims and stood, invincible but somewhat mincingly, ready to divide them, mongrel from mongrel, his…

  • Carolyn Forché
    Date of Birth: April 28. 1950

    Poetry International Weblog
    “A Poet Among Us”

  • Katie Ford

    Poetry International 20/21
    “Earth”

  • Carol Frost

    Poetry International 22/23
    “Alias City”

  • David Gewanter

    Poetry International 22/23
    “‘Second Eden'”

  • Taylor Graham

    Taylor Graham was featured in Volume V of Poetry International.

  • Garth Greenwell

    Poetry International 13/14
    “Teaching Paradise Lost”

  • Jay Griswold

    Poetry International 6
    “Feet”

  • Jeff Halbert

    Jeff Halbert was featured in Volume V of Poetry International.

  • Nancy Hall James

    Nancy Hall James was featured in Volume V of Poetry International.

  • James Harms

    Poetry International 1
    “Never Mind”
    “Copernicus”

  • Charles Harper Webb

    Charles Harper Webb was featured in Volume V of Poetry International.

  • Raza Ali Hasan

    Poetry International Weblog
    “Mourning and Other Activities”

  • Seamus Heaney
    Date of Birth: April 13, 1939

    Poetry International Weblog
    “Tankas For Toraiwa”

  • Anita Heiss
    Date of Birth: 1968

    Poetry International 7/8
    “Sorry”

  • Nancy A. Henry

    Poetry International 6
    “Angelus”
    “Lingua”

  • Bob Hicok

    Poetry International Weblog
    “Left to My Own Devices”
    “Psalm of Filling the Rental Car”

  • Edward Hirsch

    Poetry International 22/23
    “I Was Never Able to Pray”

  • Jane Hirshfield

    Poetry International
    “Manners/Rwanda”

    Poetry International 18/19
    “Spell to Be Said Upon Departure”

  • James Hoch
    Date of Birth: 1967

    James Hoch was featured in Volume V of Poetry International.

  • Joan Houlihan
    Date of Birth: 1951

    Joan Houlihan was featured in Volume V of Poetry International.

  • Harold Jaffe

    Poetry International 22/23
    “Untouched”

  • Christopher Janke

    Poetry International 6
    “Anniversary”

  • Jill Jones
    Date of Birth: 1951

    Poetry International 7/8
    “A Warm Day”

  • Jeanette Karhi

    Poetry International 10
    “Dead Poem”

  • Kerry Shawn Keys

    Poetry International 22/23
    “Almost Invisible”

  • Mimi Khalvati
    Date of Birth: 1944

    Poetry International 7/8
    “Come Close”
    “Overblown Roses”

  • Ron Koertge

    Poetry International 1
    “A Man from Mars”

  • Li-Young Lee

    Poetry International 12
    “Standard Checklist for Amateur Mystics”

    Poetry International Weblog
    “Standard Checklist for Amateur Mystics”

  • Jan Lee Ande

    Jan Lee Ande was featured in Volume V of Poetry International.

  • Larry Levis
    Date of Birth: September 30, 1946

    Larry Levis was featured in Volume V of Poetry International.

  • Deena Linett

    Poetry International 6
    “Inlet, Duluth”

  • Timothy Liu

    Poetry International 1
    “Billions Served”

  • Ghérasim Luca
    Date of Birth: July 23, 1913

    Poetry International 151/6
    “Other Secrets of the Empty and the Full”

  • Suzanne Lummis
    Date of Birth: September 13, 1951

    Suzanne Lummis is a Los Angeles-based poet featured in Volume V of Poetry International.

  • Sarah Maclay

    Sarah Maclay was featured in Volume V of Poetry International.
    “Uterus”
    “Yard Work”

  • Nick Makoha

    Poetry International 20/21
    “Stone”

  • Ashley Makue

    Poetry International 22/23
    “peace offering”

  • Patrick Mangeni

    Poetry International 7/8
    “The Road”

  • Marie Marandola

    Poetry International 22/23
    “How to Say I Love You”

  • Holaday Mason

    Poetry International 6
    “The Edge of the World”

  • John Mateer
    Date of Birth: 1971

    Poetry International 7/8
    “The Rock”

  • William Matthews

    Poetry International 9
    “Sad Stories Told in Bars: The Reader’s Digest Version”

    Poetry International Weblog
    “Sad Stories Told in Bars: The Reader’s Digest Version”

  • Charlotte McCaffrey

    Poetry International 10
    “For the Time Being”

  • Jane Mead
    Date of Birth: August 13, 1958

    Poetry International Weblog
    “Solids and Non-Solids”

  • E. Ethelbert Miller

    Poetry International 1
    “Oh Nigeria!”

  • Rebecca Mitchell

    Poetry International 6
    “A Woman in Three Volumes”

  • David Moolten

    Poetry International 10
    “Ransom”

  • Robin Morgan

    Poetry International 1
    “The Spirit Cellar”

  • Mervyn Morris
    Date of Birth: February 21, 1937

    Poetry International 7/8
    “Heritage”

  • Stanley Moss

    Poetry International 1
    “The Miscarriage”
    “Dog”

  • David Mura
    Date of Birth: 1952

    David Mura was featured in Volume V of Poetry International.

  • Leonard Nathan
    Date of Birth: November 8, 1924

    Leonard Nathan was featured in Volume V of Poetry International.

  • James Norcliffe

    Poetry International 10
    “the issue of euthanasia”

  • Ed Ochester
    Date of Birth: September 15, 1939

    Ed Ochester was featured in Volume V of Poetry International.

  • John Olivares Espinoza
    Date of Birth: 1978

    John Olivares Espinoza was featured in Volume V of Poetry International.

  • Alicia Ostriker

    Poetry International 13/14
    “A Prisoner”

    Poetry International 15/16
    “The Husband”

  • Linda Pastan

    Poetry International 1
    “Woman Holding a Balance”

  • Marge Piercy

    One Reason I Like Opera In movies, you can tell the heroine because she is blonder and thinner than her sidekick. The villainess is darkest. If a woman is fat,…

  • D.A. Powell
    Date of Birth: May 16, 1963

    Poetry International Weblog
    “unfortunately typical song lyric”

  • Holly Prado

    Poetry International 1
    “The Tall, Upheaving One”
    “One Ritual I’ve been Asked to Do”
    “The Swan in the Deck of Fortunes”

  • Charles W. Pratt

    Poetry International 18/19
    “Holding My Breath”

  • Remi Raji
    Date of Birth: 1961

    Poetry International 7/8
    “Forty Full Seasons Gone Like Yesterday”

  • John Randolph Carter

    Her Lap  I’m complaining again about the time my mother went to France and left me alone with the stewardess. I was only ten but she made me feel like…

  • Adrienne Rich
    Date of Birth: May 16, 1929

    Adrienne Rich was featured in Volume V on Poetry International.

  • Susan Rich

    Poetry International 11
    “The Women Of Kismayo”

    Poetry International Weblog
    “The Women Of Kismayo”

  • Len Roberts
    Date of Birth: March 13, 1947

    Len Roberts was featured in Volume V of Poetry International.

  • Geri Rosenzweig

    Poetry International 6
    “The Near Side of Language”

  • Luis Omar Salinas
    Date of Birth: June 24, 1937

    Poetry International 7/8
    “My Gentle Dog”

  • Vicky Santiestesban

    Poetry International 22/23
    “The Heat Is”

  • M. A. Schaffner

    Poetry International 6
    “Assisted Living”

  • Tom Sexton

    Poetry International 1
    “Poem Begun on Mother’s Day”

  • Charif Sanahan

    Poetry International 22/23
    “Self-Portrait in Black and White”

  • Charles Simic

    Poetry International One
    “Prison Guards Silhouetted Against the Sky”
    “On the Meadow”
    “Zaza at Midnight”

    Poetry International Weblog
    “Prison Guards Silhouetted Against the Sky”

  • Maurya Simon

    The Fallen Angel One more tithe to the altar of seductions: a rose tattoo on her rotund rump, and for that she’s lifted her dress, tucks a round of bills…

  • Daniel Simon

    Poetry International 20/21
    “Lumpen Literati”

  • Tracy K. Smith

    Poetry International 22/23
    “Field Guide”

  • Gary Soto

    Poetry International 1
    “Reincarnation”
    Poetry International 13/14
    “Fruits of the World”

  • Elizabeth Spires

    Poetry International 18/19
    “My Daughter”

  • J. Hope Stein

    Poetry International 22/23
    “[March 5, 1878]”
    Occasionally, I Remove Your Brain Through Your Nose: A Book of Poems
    “Just Married”
    “Home Movie”
    “Chicken”
    “Sometimes I Hear Husband”

  • Gerald Stern
    Date of Birth: February 22, 1925

    Poetry International Weblog
    “Donkey”

  • Frank Stewart

    Poetry International 1
    “And a Winter Evening Azrael’s Shadow Darkens the Garden”
    “The Final Cause is not Power but Consciousness,
    Says Anaxagoras”

  • Ruth Stone
    Date of Birth: June 8, 1915

    Poetry International 7/8
    “Consider”

    Poetry International 15/16
    “Untitled”

  • Alison Stone

    Poetry International 6
    “Haiku”

  • Virgil Suárez
    Date of Birth: 1962

    Virgil Suárez is a Cuban-American poet featured in Volume V of Poetry International.

  • Terese Svoboda
    Date of Birth: 1950

    Terese Svoboda was featured in Volume V of Poetry International

  • Maria Garcia Teutsch

    Poetry International 22/23
    “Headlines from the United States”

  • Joseph Thomas

    Poetry International 22/23
    “A Love Song”

  • Lee Upton

    Poetry International 6
    “What Separates Us from the Humans”

  • Jean Valentine
    Date of Birth: April 27, 1934

    Poetry International 13/14
    “Earth and the Librarian”

    Poetry International Weblog

  • Alissa Valles

    Poetry International 18/19
    “Two Gods”

  • Derek Walcott
    Date of Birth: January 23, 1930

    Poetry International Weblog
    “Homecoming: Anse La Raye”

  • Ronald Wallace

    Poetry International 1
    “Dogs”

  • Bruce Weigl
    Date of Birth: January 27, 1949

    Bruce Weigl was feature in Volume V of Poetry International.

  • Holly Welker

    Poetry International 10
    “An Ordinary Life”

  • Herb Wharton
    Date of Birth: 1936

    Poetry International 7/8
    “Cross Roads”

  • Susan Wheeler

    Poetry International 1
    “Knot Me”
    “The Woodchuck”
    “Casino Night”

  • Mary Winters

    Mary Winters was featured in Volume V of Poetry International.

  • Gary Young

    Three Poems I. In New Jersey, a couple pulled a man from his car, shot him, and locked him in a box to die. They’d had a plan, but their…

  • Matt Zambito

    Poetry International 10
    “Getting Tested”