Exceptional Poems by Other Poets

I wouldn’t feel like a proper poet if I didn’t champion the work of other poets, which is why I have created this page. Here, I will post links to poems I love that are available online. The list will forever be growing, so be sure to check back regularly.


Lexicon for a Simpler Childhood” – by Hillery Stone (featured on Rattle on Jan. 2, 2017)

Veins” – by Julie Price Pinkerton (featured on Rattle on Apr. 10, 2017)

Ghazal with My Hands Folded, Waiting” – by Duncan Slagle (featured on Frontier Poetry on June 8, 2018)

Weather” – by Faith Shearin (featured on The Writer’s Almanac on Mar. 8, 2017)

I’d Rather be the Father” – by Faith Shearin (featured on The Writer’s Almanac on Feb. 23, 2012)

Pin” – by Grady Chambers (published in vol. 11 no. 1 of Diode)

An Education” – by Lawrence Raab (published in The Common issue 14 on Nov. 1, 2017)

When I Reach for Your Pulse” – by Rushi Vyas (published by The Offing on July 11, 2017)

Because they told me to write my own history” – by Kelsey A. Solomon (published in The Mockingbird 2016 vol. 44, pp. 26-27)

Pulling the Organ Stops” – by Rita Dove (published in vol. 65 no. 1 of Shenandoah)

Little Boy Blue” – by Eugene Field (first published in 1888, further citations in the link)

The Great Flood” – by Lana Austin (published in the Summer 2016 vol. 44 issue 3 of Appalachian Heritage)

Instinct” – by Stephanie McCarley Duggar (published in the June 2015 issue of bluestem magazine)

April Showers” – by Molly Likovich (published in the Dec. 2016 issue of bluestem magazine)

Noam Poem” – by Jack Cooper (published in the Mar. 2017 issue of bluestem magazine)

Look Up” – by Daniel Fansler (published in the 2015-2016 issue of Red Mud Review)

This Living Hand” – by David Kirby (featured on Rattle on Mar. 31, 2017)

At the Trial of Hamlet, Chicago, 1994” – by Sherman Alexie (published in the Fall 1995 vol. 46 no. 1 issue of Beloit Poetry Journal)

Belvedere” – by Thomas Alan Holmes (published in the Fall 2011 issue of Town Creek Poetry)

Siren” – by Jesse Graves (published in the Spring 2016 issue of Still: The Journal)

After I Got the Email from the Dean of Students” – by Julie Price Pinkerton (featured on Rattle on Nov. 21, 2016)

A Taste of Blue” – by Cynthia Manick (featured in Poem-a-Day on Sept. 15, 2016)

The Poet Abandons His Craft” – by Peter J. Curry (featured on Rattle on Sep. 9, 2016)

Moth Koan” – by Richard Schiffman (featured on Rattle on Aug. 13, 2012)

In My Mother’s Things” – by Risa Potters (featured on Rattle on Aug. 12, 2016)

Last updated on June 28, 2018.

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