Poems

A running list of good doomery poems

At the End of My Hours by Dana Levin

False Spring by Daniel Tobin

Prayer by Jennifer Tseng

Horse, Rider by Gregory Mahrer

Dawn by Deborah Cummins

The Fall of Rome by W.H. Auden

The Owls by Charles Baudelaire

Could Man Be Drunk Forever by A.E. Housman

Cabin by Anne Waldman

To the Pay Toilet by Marge Piercy

The Tower by Paul Kingsnorth

Like Snow by Wendell Berry

The Darkling Thrush by Thomas Hardy

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost

The Brook by Alfred Lord Tennyson

The Lesson of the Moth by Don Marquis

The Heaven of Animals by James Dickey

His Own Weather by Pamela Alexander

A Fragment: When, To Their Airy Hall by Lord Byron

Death in the Suburbs by Adrian Henri

The Sun Kept Setting—Setting—Still by Emily Dickinson

Anthem for Doomed Youth by Wilfred Owen

Loveliest of Trees by A.E. Housman

All Things Bright and Beautiful by Heather Christle

Kiss of the Sun by Mary Ruefle

What Kind of Times Are These by Adrienne Rich

Leaf Litter On Rock Face by Heather McHugh

Messengers by Louise Glück

Hawk by Mary Oliver

That Will to Divest by Kay Ryan

Country Stars by William Meredith

The Animals by W. S. Merwin

The Poem as Mask by Mureil Rukeyser

The Kingfishers by Charles Olson

Bixby’s Landing by Robinson Jeffers

A Bird Came Down the Walk by Emily Dickinson

Prologue by Dylan Thomas

Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird by Wallace Stevens

There Are Men Too Gentle to Live Among Wolves by James Kavanaugh

In a Motel Parking Lot, Thinking of Dr. Williams by Wendell Barry

Tree at My Window by Robert Frost

Dulce Et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen

Ozymandias by Percy Bysshe Shelley

Skunk Hour by Robert Lowell

Granite and Cypress by Robinson Jeffers

When I Consider How My Light Is Spent by John Milton

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