Wednesday, December 28, 2011

52 POETRY... #52poetry A Complete List

My New Year's Resolution for 2011 was to read 52 books of poetry. One book for each of the 52 weeks! I am pleased to say I have completed my goal! I wanted to share the list of all the poetry books I read for this personal (and public,Twitter updates) reading challenge. There are some great books on this list and some amazing poets that I was unfamiliar with. I will analyze the list later. For now, I'll just enjoy the satisfaction of fulfilling a New Year's Resolution. Usually they have perished by the third week in January. Perhaps this year's goal of losing twenty pounds is possible after all ?

Addonizio, Kim Tell Me
Addonizio, Kim Linger at the Starlite
Armantrout, Rae Versed
Berry, Wendell Farming, A Handbook
Brown, Jericho Please
Brown, Ray I Have His Letters Still
Bukowski, Charles War All the Time
Carty, Jessie Paper House
Collins, Billy Horoscopes for the Dead
Cushman, Stephen Riffraff
Dargan, Kyle Logorrhea Dementia
Dawes, Kwame Hope's Hospice
deNiord, Chard The Double Truth
Dickman, Matthew All- American Poem
Eady, Cornelius Hardheaded Weather
Fairchild, B.H. Usher
Finney, Nikky Head Off & Split
Gay, Ross Bringing Down the Shovel
Griffiths, Rachel Eliza Miracle Arrhythmia
Hayes, Terrance Lighthead
Hicok, Bob Words for Empty and Words for Full
Hodgen, John Heaven & Earth Holding Company
Jackson, Gary Missing You, Metropolis
Jackson, Major Hoops
Jackson, Major Holding Company
Johnson, Douglas P. (editor) Broken Circles
Kistulentz, Steve The Luckless Age
Komunyakaa, Yusef Warhorses
Laux, Dorianne Facts About the Moon
Limon, Ada Sharks in the Rivers
Mali, Marie-Elizabeth Steady, My Gaze
Mali, Taylor What Learning Leaves
Manning, Maurice The Common Man
Medina, Tony My Old Man Was Always On The Lam
Meitner, Erika Ideal Cities
Murphy, Peter E. Stubborn Child
Nezhukumatathil, Aimee Lucky Fish
Olds, Sharon The Gold Cell
Padgett, Ron How Long
Pastan, Linda Queen of a Rainy Country
Paul, Bradley The Animals Are Gathering
Pollock, Iain Haley Spit Back A Boy
Powell, D.A. Cocktails
Sayers Ellis, Thomas The Maverick Room
Schultz, Philip The God of Loneliness
Suarez, Virgil 90 Miles
Szymborska, Wistawa Here
Trethewey, Natasha Domestic Work
Turner, Brian Here, Bullet
Turner, Brian Phantom Noise
Wojahn, David World Tree
Wood, Susan The Book of Ten


Andrea (Andee) Beltran said...

Congratulations! What a list! Thanks for getting us started on #52poetry. I'm doing it again in 2012 and hope you are too!

Jessie Carty said...

Glad to be on the list! I think I read 52 bit I didn't keep great records :)

Vizionheiry said...

so very well read. different styles of poetics listed there.

drkelp said...

WEll done on reaching your goalo for poetry reading in 2011

Cheoy Lee said...

Congrats for fulfilling your resolution! Impressive. What's your reading resolution for this year, and what would you recommend?