|1||/ William Stafford—Opening the Moment||11|
|2||/ Mary Oliver—A Solitary Walk||39|
|3||/ John Montague—Poetry and the Common Work||65|
|4||/ Charles Simic—The Toy of Language||75|
|5||/ Seamus Heaney—The Words Worth Saying||95|
|6||/ Donald Hall—The Work That Makes a Home||109|
|7||/ Maxine Kumin—New Life in the Barn||129|
|8||/ Carolyn Forché—The Poetry of Witness||147|
|9||/ Martín Espada—Poetry and the Burden of History||169|
|10||/ Marge Piercy—The Communal Voice||183|
|11||/ Rita Dove—A Chorus of Voices||199|
|12||/ Bei Dao—Reclaiming the Word||221|
|13||/ Donald Hall—Without and Within||237|
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Publication information: Book title: Giving Their Word: Conversations with Contemporary Poets. Contributors: Steven Ratiner - Editor. Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press. Place of publication: Amherst, MA. Publication year: 2002. Page number: Not available.
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