Sunday Sonnet

Bernadette Meyer

Meyer, Bernadette. “Incandescent War Poem Sonnet”. The Reality Street Book of Sonnets. Edited by Jeff Hilson. Hastings: Reality Street Editions, 2008. poem is found on page 126

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November 9: Anne Sexton

Sexton, Anne. “For My Lover, Returning To His Wife”. No More Masks: An Anthology of Poems By Women. Edited by Florence Howe & Ellen Bass. Garden City: Doubleday/Anchor, 1973. Poem found on page 191.

Sunday Sonnet

Today’s poem is by Marilyn Nelson

Nelson, Marilyn. “Balance”. The Penguin Book of the Sonnet: 500 Years of a Classic Tradition in English. Edited by Phyllis Levin. NY: Penguin Books, 2001. poem found on page 296.

Sunday Sonnet

Juliana Spahr “After Mark Hoppins”

Spahr, Juliana. “After Mark Hoppins”. The Reality Street Book of Sonnets. Edited by Jeff Hilson. Hastings, East Sussex, Reality Street Editions, 2008. poem found on page 306.

August 28: Rita Dove

Dove, Rita. “Geometry”. The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry: Volume 2 Contemporary Poetry. Edited by Jahan Ramazani, Richard Ellmann & Robert O’Clair. NY: W.W. Norton & Company, 2003. poem found on page 976.

Sunday Sonnet

Singer, Burns. “from Sonnets for a Dying Man: XLIX”. The Making of a Sonnet: A Norton Anthology. Edited by Edward Hirsch & Eavan Boland. NY: W.W. Norton & Company, 2008. Poem found on page 252.

Sunday Sonnet

Schwartz, Delmore. “The Beautiful American Word, Sure”. The Penguin Book of the Sonnet: 500 Years of a Classic Tradition in English. edited by Phillis Levin. NY: Penguin Books, 2001.