Poetry

A Cross Section - David Oesper

A Dimension of Hope - David Oesper

A dream within a dream within a dream - David Oesper

A Journey Alone - David Oesper

A Last Remembering - David Oesper

A Life - David Oesper

A Loose Mountain - Robert Frost

A man saw a ball of gold in the sky - Stephen Crane

A Note Has Fallen - David Oesper

A Parting - Wendell Berry

A poem is a pen - David Oesper

A Spring Farewell - David Oesper

A teardrop falls - David Oesper

A Transitory Tale - David Oesper

After the Dazzle of Day - Walt Whitman

Ahnighito - May Swenson

Alice, Point of Variation - David Oesper

Alien World - David Oesper

And Your Youth Slips Away - David Oesper

Apostasy of the Urban Life - David Oesper

Awakening - David Oesper

Back Yard - Carl Sandburg

Backward, turn backward - Elizabeth Akers Allen

The Bear - Robert Frost

The Beatles - David Oesper

Beginning My Studies - Walt Whitman

Betelgeuse - Humbert Wolfe

Birth - David Oesper

Blessed Darkness - David Oesper

Blight - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Blinding light - David Oesper

Blue Maria - David Oesper

Brownian Emotion - David Oesper

Brutal, stupid giants - David Oesper

Camping Memories - James A. Autry

Campus - May Sarton

Church of the Open Sky - David Oesper

Cold Cosmos - David Oesper

Come In - Robert Frost

Conscientious Objector - Edna St. Vincent Millay

Creativity - David Oesper

The Cross of Snow - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Discourse - David Oesper

Divina Commedia [excerpt] - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Dream Variations - Langston Hughes

Each day goes by - David Oesper

Early Hours - Carl Sandburg

The endless poetry of space - David Oesper

Endorsement - Rod McKuen

Epiphany - David Oesper

Falling in Love - David Oesper

Flashlight - David Oesper

The Flower - Robert Creeley

For My Great-Great Grandson the Space Pioneer - Rhina Espaillat

The Freedom of the Moon - Robert Frost

Full Moon in June is Your Honeymoon - David Oesper

Gender Neutral - David Oesper

Go thy great way! - Emily Dickinson

Good Night - Carl Sandburg

Growing Older - David Oesper

Hope - David Oesper

Hubris - David Oesper

Hvala - David Oesper

I - David Oesper

I came upon a tree - David Oesper

I Have to Believe - Amy Foster

I Live For You - David Oesper

I look upon the ground - David Oesper

I Loved You - Alexander Pushkin

I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud - William Wordsworth

If I can stop one Heart from breaking - Emily Dickinson

If I Had Children - May Swenson

If Only For A While - David Oesper

I'm just a simple poet - David Oesper

In the City - David Oesper

Inamorata Supernal - David Oesper

The infinite shining heavens - Robert Louis Stevenson

Internyet - David Oesper

Is it too late to touch you, Dear? - Emily Dickinson

It feels so nice to be a poet again - David Oesper

it may not always be so; and i say - E.E. Cummings

Lamentations of a Would-Be Astronomy Teacher - David Oesper

Lennonesque - David Oesper

Life On a Cold, Slow World - David Oesper

Life stumbles on - David Oesper

The Light Years - May Sarton

The Literate Farmer and the Planet Venus - Robert Frost

Little birds of the night - Stephen Crane

loneliness is a solitude - David Oesper

Losing It - David Oesper

Love - David Oesper

love is a place - E.E. Cummings

Love x Change - David Oesper

Lucida - David Oesper

Lunar Twilight - David Oesper

Mathemagical - David Oesper

Meteor Man - David Oesper

midlife - david oesper

midwife - david oesper

The Milky Way Is Gone - David Oesper

Money - David Oesper

The moon is bright, the night is dark - David Oesper

the moon is hiding in her hair - E.E. Cummings

Moonlight - William Shakespeare

Moonlight Near a Small Town - David Oesper

Morning is due to all - Emily Dickinson

Mother Nature's Sum - David Oesper

Moving On, Again - David Oesper

Music is language - David Oesper

My Billion Acres - W.C. (Bud) Shewmon

"Nature" is what we see - Emily Dickinson

The New Moon - Kobayashi Issa

The New Moon - Sara Teasdale

The Night Has a Thousand Eyes - Francis Bourdillon

Night Thoughts While Travelling - Tu Fu

Night's Nothings Again - Carl Sandburg

No Labor-Saving Machine - Walt Whitman

Nothing from something - David Oesper

The Nurse of Nature is Night - Jerome Knuijt

The Oldest Tree on Earth: The Curse of Methuselah - Roger McGough

On the Beach at Night - Walt Whitman

On the Heart's Beginning to Cloud the Mind - Robert Frost

On Looking Up By Chance At The Constellations - Robert Frost

On the Uniformity and Perfection of Nature - Philip Freneau

Our Love Is Like That - David Oesper

Ozymandias - Percy Bysshe Shelley

Pan - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Perceptions - David Oesper

Pets - David Oesper

pity this busy monster, manunkind - E.E. Cummings

Politics - William Butler Yeats

Promise and Peril - David Oesper

Prosody - Rhina Espaillat

Reciprocity Failure - David Oesper

Rejuvenation - David Oesper

Relativity - David Oesper

Rising in Love - David Oesper

River Moons - Carl Sandburg

The Road Not Taken - Robert Frost

Rural - David Oesper

San Antonio - David Oesper

Science and Religion - David Oesper

The Sea of Crises - David Oesper

September Song - Maxwell Anderson / Kurt Weill

The shadow approaches - David Oesper

She Walks in Beauty - Lord Byron

Sleeping In - David Oesper

Snow - David Oesper

Song of the Open Road - Ogden Nash

Stars - Carl Sandburg

Stars - Sara Teasdale

Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening - Robert Frost

Take Something Like a Star - Robert Frost

Tenderness - David Oesper

Tentative (First Model) Definitions of Poetry - Carl Sandburg

Tenured Professors All - Brian C. Felder

Terminus - Ralph Waldo Emerson

The things most worth - David Oesper

Thine Eyes Still Shined - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Thinking about life - David Oesper

Thou Art Like A Flower - Carl Sandburg

Time and Eternity - David Oesper

Tiny Cirrus - David Oesper

To Know Silence Perfectly - Carl Sandburg

Tomorrow - David Oesper

TV - David Oesper

Uplands in May - Carl Sandburg

Variation on the Word Sleep - Margaret Atwood

What's the Point? - David Oesper

When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer - Walt Whitman

When Last We Talked - David Oesper

When You Are Old - William Butler Yeats

Where Did All the Stars Go? - David Oesper

While I'm With You - David Oesper

White Sands, New Mexico - Julie Marie Oesper

Whitelight - Carl Sandburg

who knows if the moon's - E.E. Cummings

The World Is Too Much with Us - William Wordsworth

World View - David Oesper

Yes, I Live Here - David Oesper

You and I have Learned - Leonard Nimoy

You are, I am - David Oesper

you ask - Raymond Roseliep

You Never Cry - David Oesper

Youth, Day, Old Age and Night - Walt Whitman