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The Oxford Book of Short Poems - Kavanagh, P J (Editor), and Michie, James (Editor)
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Memorable, witty, bawdy, profound--the short poem observes no limits except those of length. The verses collected in this anthology vary greatly in theme, style, and tone, but in each case brevity reveals the poet at his best. The short poem is often overlooked in verse collections, where poets tend to be represented by their longer work. Defining "short" as any poem of under fourteen lines (in order to exclude the sonnet), the compilers of this anthology determined to see the effect of giving the short poem more breathing ...

The Oxford Book of Short Poems 2000, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780192804105

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The Oxford Book of Short Poems 1987, Oxford University Press, USA, Amsterdam, Netherlands

ISBN-13: 9780192820730

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