Joelle’s Poetry Selections:

Alexie, “How to Write the Great American Indian Novel”;

Bishop “Sestina,” “One Art”

Brooks, “the white troops has their orders but the Negroes looked like men”

Burns, “Sure You Can Ask Me a Personal Question”

Cisneros, Selections from House on Mango Street

Collins, “The History Teacher,” “The Names”

Cullen, “Incident,” “Yet Do I Marvel”

Cummings, “r-p-o-p-h-e-s-s-a-g-r,” “anyone lived in a pretty how town”

Dunbar, “We Wear the Mask”

Eliot, “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,” “Journey of the Magi”

Erdrich, “Indian Boarding School”

Ferlinghetti, “Sometime During Eternity”

Forche, “The Colonel”

Frost “Birches,” Design” “Stopping by Woods,” “Desert Places,” “The Silken Tent”

Giovanni, “Ego Tripping”

Hughes, “I, Too,” “Let America Be America Again,” “Harlem,” “The Negro Speaks of Rivers,” “The Weary Blues,” “Theme for English B”

Johnson, “The Creation,” “The Crucifixion”

McKay, “The Harlem Dancer,” “If We Must Die”

Millay, “To Jesus on His Birthday,” “What Lips My Lips Have Kissed,” “Oh, oh, you will be sorry”

Plath, “Lady Lazarus”

Rosenberg, “In the End, We Are All Light”

Rothke “My Papa’s Waltz,”

Stevens  “Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird,” 610; “The Emperor of Ice-cream”

Williams “The Red Wheelbarrow”