rejectomorph (flying_blind) wrote,

Modern American Poetry

This site, operated by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is an online companion to the eponymous Oxford University Press textbook. It consists primarily of critical essays, but there is also a sampling of poetry from over 150 poets, and some biographical information. One of my favorite sections of the site is for Dorothy Parker. Be sure to click on the Gallery link on her page, and check out the additional poems as well. A decent selection.

  • Reset Seventeen, Day Sixteen

    No nap Wednesday evening, because I slept the middle of the day away and got up at half past two. I might actually get to sleep before five o'clock…

  • Reset Seventeen, Day Fifteen

    Once again I've forgotten when I went to sleep, but I woke up around two o'clock in the morning. Tuesday was quite warm, and I kept the windows open…

  • Reset Seventeen, Day Fourteen

    I don't recall the exact hour, but it was well before midnight Monday, when I felt the sudden need for a nap. I expected it to last until perhaps two…

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