Poems to learn by heart
|Format:||Print Book 2013|
|Availability:||Available at 26 Libraries 27 of 35 copies|
In this diverse collection, Caroline Kennedy has chosen more than a hundred poems that speak to everyone: the young and young at heart, readers new to poetry and devoted fans. These carefully selected poems explore deep emotions, as well as ordinary experiences. They cover the range of human experience and imagination. Divided into sections about nature, sports, monsters and fairies, friendship and family, Poems to Learn by Heart is full of surprises. Each section is preceded with Caroline's thoughtful introduction reflecting her own family's enjoyment of poetry.
Contentsfrom The world is round / Gertrude Stein ; I am cherry alive / Delmore Schwartz ; My shadow / Robert Louis Stevenson ; Crying / Galway Kinnell ; O dear! How disgusting is life! / Edward Lear ; Bad morning / Langston Hughes ; Ode to Pablo's tennis shoes / Gary Soto ; Don't worry if your job is small / anonymous ; It couldn't be done / Edgar Albert Guest ; Personal / Langston Hughes ; A man said / Stephen Crane ; Sonnet 94 / William Shakespeare ; Dust of snow / Robert Frost ; If
/ Rudyard Kipling ; from A drama of exile / Elizabeth Barrett Browning ; Between what I see and what I say
/ Octavio Paz ; Micah 6:8
Disobedience / A.A. Milne ; Brother / Mary Ann Hoberman ; Brother and sister / Lewis Carroll ; If Little Red Riding Hood
/ Jeff Moss ; Andre / Gwendolyn Brooks ; The parent / Ogden Nash ; Bilingual/bilingüe / Rhina P. Espaillat ; Ballad of Birmingham / Dudley Randall ; Manners / Elizabeth Bishop
Bee! I'm expecting you! / Emily Dickinson ; Vade mecum / Billy Collins ; Evil / Langston Hughes ; A poison tree / William Blake ; Tableau / Countee Cullen ; Voices rising / DreamYard Prep Slam Team ; He wishes for the cloths of heaven / William Butler Yeats ; The dream keeper / Langston Hughes ; A blessing / James Wright ; Invitation to love / Paul Laurence Dunbar ; 1 Corinthians 13:1-8 / Saint Paul ; For Katrina's sun-dial / Henry van Dyke ; Liberty / Janet S. Wong
The little elf / John Kendrick Bangs ; The fairies / Rose Fyleman ; I'd love to be a fairy's child / Robert Graves ; Some one / Walter de la Mare ; Under the bed / Penny Trzynka ; What's that? / Florence Parry Heide ; from The masque of queens / Ben Jonson ; Song of the ogres / W.H. Auden ; The splendour falls on castle walls / Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Foolish questions / American folk rhyme ; Way down South / anonymous ; There was an old man in a garden / Edward Lear ; There was an old person whose habits / Edward Lear ; Baby ate a microchip / Neal Levin ; from Through the looking-glass / Lewis Carroll ; Herbert Glerbett / Jack Prelutsky ; The toys talk of the world / Katharine Pyle ; All about boys and girls / John Ciardi ; Some worlds inside of words / Richard Wilbur ; The tale of custard the dragon / Ogden Nash
Duty of the student / Edward Anthony ; Gnome / Samuel Beckett ; Sick / Shel Silverstein ; Homework / Jane Yolen ; Lucky trade / Matthew M. Fredericks ; Bubble troubles / Janet S. Wong ; How to paint a donkey / Naomi Shihab Nye ; The lesson / Billy Collins ; Theme for English B / Langston Hughes ; if everything happens that can't be done / E.E. Cummings
The secret sits / Robert Frost ; Hide-and-seek, 1933 / Galway Kinnell ; Block city / Robert Louis Stevenson ; The girls in the circle / Nikki Giovanni ; We real cool / Gwendolyn Brooks ; Slam, dunk, & hook / Yusef Komunyakaa ; Defender / Linda Sue Park ; Zuri at bat / Nikki Grimes ; Casey at the bat / Ernest Lawrence Thayer ; Casey's revenge / Grantland Rice ; May / John Updike
Will, lost in a sea of trouble / Archilochos ; The destruction of Sennacherib / George Gordon, Lord Byron ; Ozymandias / Percy Bysshe Shelley ; from Henry V, IV, iii, 56-67 / William Shakespeare ; Shiloh / Herman Melville ; Gettysburg Address / Abraham Lincoln ; Charge of the light brigade / Alfred, Lord Tennyson ; Ukase / Pfc. C.G. Tiggas ; When he was small, when he would fall / Vladimir Nabokov ; The unknown soldier / Billy Rose ; First they came for the Jews / Martin Niemöller ; from "Voice from Lemnos" / Seamus Heaney ; Peace / Gerard Manley Hopkins
from "Auguries of innocence" / William Blake ; Happy thought / Robert Louis Stevenson ; What are heavy? / Christina Rossetti ; Devotion / Robert Frost ; Will there really be a "morning"? / Emily Dickinson ; Ballad of the morning streets / Amiri Baraka ; who are you, little i / E.E. Cummings ; In beauty may I walk / from the Navajo ; Tommy / Gwendolyn Brooks ; from As You Like It, II, v, 5-12: 18-25 / William Shakespeare ; Anecdote of the jar / Wallace Stevens ; The snow man / Wallace Stevens ; Winter trees / William Carlos Williams ; from The metamorphoses, Book I / Ovid ; The world / William Brighty Rands
from The Canterbury tales, general prologue / Geoffrey Chaucer ; Young Lochinvar / Sir Walter Scott ; The cremation of Sam McGee / Robert Service ; Paul Revere's ride / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ; Kubla Khan / Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Catch a little rhyme / Eve Merriam.
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-- Juvenile literature.
English poetry -- Juvenile literature.
|Publisher|| New York :Disney/Hyperion Books,2013
Muth, Jon J., illustrator.
191 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm