Koch, Kenneth (1925 - 2002)

Biography: 

For more poems, see the Academy of America Poets

  • One Train May Hide Another
  • Talking to Patrizia
  • The Study of Happiness

and The Poetry Foundation

  • A Momentary Longing To Hear Sad Advice from One Long Dead
  • Bel Canto
  • Down at the Docks
  • Fresh Air
  • From Seine
  • From The Duplications
  • Gigue
  • In Love with You
  • Ladies for Dinner, Saipan
  • Locks
  • Meeting You at the Piers
  • On Beauty
  • On the Great Atlantic Rainway
  • Permanently
  • Poem for My Twentieth Birthday
  • Pregnancy
  • Schoolyard in April
  • Sleeping with Women
  • Taking a Walk with You
  • Talking to Patrizia
  • Thank You
  • Thanksgiving
  • The Art of Poetry
  • The Brassiere Factory
  • The Circus
  • The History of Jazz
  • The Horse
  • The Magic of Numbers
  • The Trip from California
  • To Life
  • To My Father's Business
  • To My Heart As I Go Along
  • To My Old Poems
  • To Some Buckets
  • To Testosterone
  • To the United States Army
  • To You
  • What People Say About Paris
  • You Know All This
  • You Were Wearing

      • Adams, Michael. "Kenneth Koch". Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 5: American Poets Since World War II, First Series. A Bruccoli Clark Layman Book. Edited by Donald J. Greiner, University of South Carolina. The Gale Group, 1980. pp. 412-416.
      • Koch, Kenneth. Poems. New York, NY: Tibor de Nagy Gallery, 1953.
      • --. Ko; or, A Season on Earth. New York, NY: Grove, 1959. PS3521 .O27 K6 E. J. Pratt Library at Victoria University.
      • --. Permanently. New York, NY: Tiber Press, 1960.
      • --. Thank You and Other Poems. New York, NY: Grove, 1962. PS3521 .O27 T48 Robarts Library.
      • --. Poems from 1952 and 1953. Santa Barbara, CA: Black Sparrow Press, 1968. PS3521 .O27 P63 Robarts Library.
      • --. The Pleasures of Peace and Other Poems. New York, NY: Grove, 1969. PS3521 .O27 P5 University of Toronto Libraries at Downsview.
      • --. When the Sun Tries to Go On. Santa Barbara, CA: Black Sparrow Press, 1969. PS3521 .O27 W5 University of Toronto Libraries at Downsview.
      • --. Sleeping with Women. Santa Barbara, CA: Black Sparrow Press, 1969. pam 01842 Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library.
      • --. The Art of Love. New York, NY: Random House, 1975. PS3521 .O27 A9 1975 Robarts Library.
      • --. The Duplications. New York, NY: Random House, 1977.
      • --. The Burning Mystery of Anna in 1951. New York, NY: Random House, 1979. PS3521 .O27 B8 University of Toronto Libraries at Downsview.
      • --. Days and Nights. New York, NY: Random House, 1982. PS3521 .O27 D3 1982 Robarts Library.
      • --. Selected Poems, 1950-1982. New York, NY: Random House, 1985. PS3521 .O27 S4 1985 Robarts Library.
      • --. On the Edge. New York, NY: Viking, 1986. PS3521 .O27 O49 2007X Robarts Library.
      • --. Seasons on Earth. New York, NY: Penguin, 1987. PS3521 .O27 S38 1987 Robarts Library.
      • --. Selected Poems. Manchester, England: Carcanet, 1991. PS3561 .O26 A6 1991 Robarts Library.
      • --. One Train: Poems. New York, NY: Knopf, 1994. PS3521 .O27 O55 1994X Robarts Library.
      • --. On the Great Atlantic Rainway: Selected Poems, 1950-1988. New York, NY: Knopf, 1994. PS3521 .O27 O5 1994X Robarts Library.
      • --. Straits: Poems. New York, NY: Knopf, NY), 1998. PS3521 .O27 S7 1998X Robarts Library.
      • --. New Addresses: Poems. New York, NY: Knopf, 2000. PS3521 .O27 N49 2000X Robarts Library.
      • --. Sun Out: Selected Poems, 1952-1954. New York, NY: Knopf, 2002. PS3521 .O27 A6 2002X Robarts Library.
      • --. A Possible World. New York, NY: Knopf, 2002.
        PS3521 .O27 P67 2002X Robarts Library.
Given Name: 
Kenneth
Family Name: 
Koch
Birth Date: 
March 27, 1925
Death Date: 
July 6, 2002
Nationality: 
Family Relations: 
father : Stuart J. Koch
mother : Lillian Amy Koch
wife : Mary Janice Elwood (from 1954 to to 1981)
wife : Karen Culler (from 1994)
daughter : Katherine Koch
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First RPO Edition: 
2009