The Mind Has Cliffs of Fall: Poems at the Extremes of Feeling – Robert Pinsky

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Class Date December 17, 2019
Teacher Robert Pinsky with Philip Schultz
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Robert Pinsky, The Mind Has Cliffs of Fall: Poems at the Extremes of Feeling (Norton)

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From The Sleep of Reason
Anonymous, “The Man of Double Deed” (p.3)
Patricia Lockwood, “Is Your Country a He or a She in Your Mouth?” (p. 28)

From Grief
Fulke Greville, “Elegy for Philip Sidney” (p. 35)
Louise Glück, “Visitors from Abroad” (p.64)

From Love and Rage
Sappho, tr. Powell, “Artfully Adorned Aphrodite” (p. 83)
Emily Dickinson, “”I Cannot Live With You” (#640) (p.92)
Wendy Trevino, “Poem” (p.117)

from Despair
Ben Jonson, “An Ode to Himself” (p. 128)
Gerard Manley Hopkins, “No Worst, There is None” (p.133)
Maggie Dietz, “Zoloft” (p.146)

From Guilt, Shame, Blame
Anonymous, “The Cruel Mother” (p.151)
W.S. Merwin, “Yesterday” (p.160)
Rita Dove, “Hattie McDaniel Arrives at the Coconut Grove” (p.171)

From Manic Laughter
Frank O’Hara, “Naptha” (p. 192)