Poems Memorized in 2023

  1. Vertical/ Linda Pastan
  2. What Big Eyes You Have/ Heather Christle
  3. I measure every Grief I meet/ Emily Dickinson
  4. Listen/ Didi Jackson
  5. A Murmur in the Trees – to note – / Emily Dickinson (F433 — 1862)
  6. A Stranger/ Saeed Jones
  7. Mushrooms/ Sylvia Plath
  8. A lane of Yellow led the eye (1650)
  9. Summer Studies/ Tony Hoagland
  10. A Short Story of Falling/ ALICE OSWALD
  11. The Social Life of Water/ Tony Hoaglund
  12. II from Evaporations/ Alice Oswald
  13. first half of The Nude Swim/ Anne Sexton
  14. Swimming, One Day in August/ Mary Oliver
  15. 7 from October/ May Swenson
  16. A Rhyme for Halloween/ Maurice Kilwein Guevera

The page where I put the poems I’m trying to memorize: Practice Space

Also, here’s a list of My 100 — the poems I’ve memorized over the years, and which I need to practice periodically.