to the end of his triumph. | a poetry rec list centered around the myth of icarus.
#1. landscape with the fall of icarus* by william carlos williams [♔]
#2. musee des beaux arts by w. h. auden [♔]
#3. icarus by rebecca baggett [♔]
#4. icarus by wendy a. shaffer [♔]
#5. to a friend whose work has come to triumph by anne sexton [♔]
#6. icarus by christine hemp [♔]
#7. waiting for icarus by muriel rukeyser [♔]
#8. icarus* by edward field [♔]
#9. failing and flying* by jack gilbert [♔]
all links go back to a sideblog i made specifically to post these poems, so they shouldn’t break. list art is landscape with the fall of icarus by pieter bruegel, which served as inspiration for the first two poems. list title is from failing and flying. my personal favorites are indicated with a *. order is intentional but not mandatory. enjoy!