Archie Randolph Ammons

(18 February 1926 – 25 February 2001 / Whiteville, North Carolina)

Poems of Archie Randolph Ammons

1. After Yesterday 2/24/2014
2. An Improvisation For Angular Momentum 1/13/2003
3. Autonomy 12/19/2003
4. Called Into Play 1/13/2003
5. Clarity 2/24/2014
6. Corsons Inlet 2/24/2014
7. Crowride 2/24/2014
8. Cut The Grass 2/24/2014
9. Design 1/13/2003
10. Easter Morning 2/24/2014
11. Elegy For A Jet Pilot 2/24/2014
12. Eyesight 1/13/2003
13. Gravelly Run 1/13/2003
14. Greeting Verses 2/24/2014
15. Hymn 1/13/2003
16. Identity 2/24/2014
17. In Memoriam Mae Noblitt 1/13/2003
18. Mule Song 2/24/2014
19. Poetics 1/13/2003
20. Rapids 2/24/2014

Still

I said I will find what is lowly
and put the roots of my identity
down there:
each day I'll wake up
and find the lowly nearby,
a handy focus and reminder,
a ready measure of my significance,
the voice by which I would be heard,
the wills, the kinds of selfishness

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