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List of years in poetry (table)
In literature



Works published in EnglishEdit

Listed by nation where the work was first published and again by the poet's native land, if different; substantially revised works listed separately:


India in EnglishEdit


New ZealandEdit

United KingdomEdit

United StatesEdit

  • Maya Angelou, And Still I Rise
  • Paul Blackburn, translator (posthumous), Proensa: An Anthology of Troubadour Poetry
  • Joseph Payne Brennan, As Evening Advances (Crystal Visions Press)
  • Robert Creeley:
  • Ed Dorn:
    • Hello, La Jolla, Wingbow Press,[18] ISBN 978-0-914728-24-5
    • Selected Poems, edited by Donald Allen, Grey Fox Press[18]
  • Cynthia Dubin Edelberg, Robert Creeley's Poetry: A Critical Introduction, Albuquerque, New Mexico (criticism)[17]
  • Nikki Giovanni, Cotton Candy on a Rainy Day
  • John Hollander, Spectral Emanations
  • James McMichael, The Lover’s Familiar
  • James Merrill, Mirabell: Books of Number
  • W. S. Merwin, Feathers From the Hill, Iowa City, Iowa: Windhover[19]
  • Eugenio Montale, The Storm & Other Poems, translated by Charles Wright into English from the original Italian; Oberlin College Press, ISBN 0-932440-01-0
  • Mary Oliver:
    • The Night Traveler
    • Twelve Moons
  • George Oppen, Primitive (Black Sparrow Press)
  • Mary Oppen (George Oppen's wife), Meaning a Life, a memoir (Black Sparrow Press)
  • Adrienne Rich, The Dream of a Common Language
  • Peter Seaton, Agreement (New York: Asylum's Press)[20]
  • Patti Smith, Babel
  • William Stafford, Stories That Could Be True
  • Mark Strand, The Late Hour, Canadian native living in and published in the United States
  • Rosmarie Waldrop, The Road Is Everywhere or Stop This Body (Open Places)
  • James Wright, To a Blossoming Pear Tree
  • Louis Zukofsky:
    • A (University of California Press)
    • 80 Flowers

Other in EnglishEdit

Works in other languagesEdit

Listed by language and often by nation where the work was first published and again by the poet's native land, if different; substantially revised works listed separately:

Arabic languageEdit

  • Nazir Qabbani, Syrian:
    • I Love You, and the Rest is to Come
    • To Beirut the Feminine, With My Love
    • May You Be My Love For Another Year

French languageEdit



German languageEdit


Criticism, scholarship and biography in GermanyEdit

Hebrew languageEdit


Listed in alphabetical order by first name:




  • Stanisław Barańczak, Sztuczne oddychanie ("Artificial Respiration"), London: Aneks[34]
  • Ryszard Krynicki, Nasze zycie rośnie. Wiersze ("Our Life is Growing: Poems"); Paris: Instytut Literacki[35]
  • Ewa Lipska, Piaty wybor wierszy ("Fifth Collection of Verse"); Warsaw: Czytelnik[36]
  • Z. Jarosiński and H. Zawarska, editors, Antologia polskiego futuryzmu i Nowej Sztuki, anthology[37]
  • Adam Zagajewski, List ("A Letter"), Poznañ: Od Nowa[38]

Portuguese languageEdit

Spanish languageEdit


Latin AmericaEdit




Awards and honorsEdit


United KingdomEdit

United StatesEdit





Birth years link to the corresponding "[year] in poetry" article:


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