Today's poem is "Some Part of the Lyric"
from This Art: poems about poetry

Copper Canyon Press

Gregory Orr is the author of eight collections of poetry, including two books from Copper Canyon Press: Orpheus and Eurydice: A Lyric Sequence and The Caged Owl: New and Selected Poems. His forth book of criticism, Poetry as Survival, was published by the University of Georgia Press in their "Life of Poetry" series, and his childhood memoir, The Blessing, appeared from Council Oak Books. He has taught at the University of Virginia since 1975, where he is a professor of English and poetry editor for the Virginia Quarterly Review.

About This Art:

Poets in this anthology: Vicente Aleixandre, An Jung-Sop, John Balaban, Erin Belieu, Marvin Bell, Martine Bellen, Stephen Berg, David Bottoms, Kay Boyle, Coral Bracho, Robert Bringhurst, Olga Broumas, David Budbill, Hayden Carruth, Cyrus Cassells, Elsa Cross, Sandor Csoori, Madeline Defrees, Norman Dubie, Jean Follain, James Galvin, Patricia Goedicke, Susan Griffin, Han Shan, Sam Hamill, Jim Harrison, Jose Hierro, Gary Holthaus, Ho Xuan Huong, Iijima Koichi, Richard Jones, Jaan Kaplinski, Shirley Kaufman, Carolyn Kizer, Ted Kooser, Stephen Kuusisto, James Laughlin, David Lee, Dana Levin, Timothy Liu, Lu Mei-p'o, Antonio Machado, Clarence Major, Thomas McGrath, W.S. Merwin, Jane Miller, Pablo Neruda, Gregory Orr, Cesare Pavese, Antonio Porchia, Miklos Radnoti, Kenneth Rexroth, Alberto Rios, Primus St. John, Dennis Schmitz, Rebecca Seiferle, Ann Stanford, Ruth Stone, Joseph Stroud, Anna Swir (Swirszczynska), Arthur Sze, Tu Fu, Reetika Vazirani, Emily Warn, Eleanor Wilner, C.D. Wright, Yang Chu-Yuan

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