Edited by seasoned teachers and published poets, this anthology is ideal for courses in American literature, poetry, or creative writing. Each group of poems is preceded by thoughts from the poet on the art of poetry, as well as biographical information. The anthology also includes guidelines, models, and advice for reading and discussing poetry, as well as a section on meter and a glossary of literary terms.
The anthology features 280 poems by 47 of America's foremost poets.
*Indicates a selection taken from a longer work.