Special Collections and Archives

May 4 Poetry Collection

Special Collections and Archives

May 4 Poetry Collection

May 4 Poetry Collection

MAY 4 COLLECTION -- Box 83


Finding Aid

Prepared by Nancy Birk, 6 May 1994; Updated April 2015; Updated by Rennie Greenfield December 2015
1 document case, .25 cubic feet. 12th floor


Scope and Content

This box contains poetry related to the Kent State shootings of May 4, 1970. Provenance has been indicated. Poems are arranged alphabetically by author's last name.


Folder -- Contents

  1. Arthrell, Bell: "Guilt Trip," undated
  2. Arthrell, Bell: "Springtime," 2006
  3. Barnett, Robert R: "The Other Side of Blanket Hill," 2000
  4. Birmingham, Thomas Harlan: "Up the Constitution," 1996
  5. Bresky, James J.: Student Poetry, 1980-1989
  6. Card, Herman R.: "Memorials, May 4, 1994," 1994
  7. Carson, Beverly: "Untitled," 1977
  8. Collected Pomes: From the Center for Peaceful Change and the May 4 Task Force, 1974-1978
  9. Collected Poems: Songs for May 4th Poems by Alan Paton, George H. Kotok, Alex Gildzen, Donald M. Hassler, Denise Levertov, and Marilyn Heck Headly. Music by Daniel Jahn, 1974
  10. Culp, Wayne: "Kent," 1970
  11. Davidson, Richard: "Elegy for Four," undated
  12. Davis, Marilyn: "May 4th - The Poem," 1984
  13. Eisenhauer, Michael: "Outrage: A Four Hour Walk - A Fourty Year Journey," 2009
  14. Fithian, Rosemary: "Spring Comes to the Hill," undated
  15. Gallagher, Diane: "Town of Ohio," 1990
  16. Gildzen, Alex: "Allison," undated
  17. Greenberg, Gail: "Lesson," 2000
  18. Haines, John: "Kent State, May 1970," 1995
  19. Hassler, Donald M.: "May 4, 1970," 1970
  20. Hassler, Donald M.: The Poems, 1970-1973
  21. Headly, Marilyn Heck: "Kent State - May 4, 1970," 1973
  22. Helwig, David: "After the Death at Kent State," 1971
  23. Hickson, Jed: "On the Fourth of May," 2009-2010
  24. Johnson, Wendy L.: "Spectator Sport, May 4th, 1970," 1970
  25. Kauhl, Beverly Gorsica: "Early Writings," 1971
  26. Keith, Marsha J. "The Block, The Evening, The May Spring, The Town," 2001
  27. Kotok, George: "State of the Union," undated
  28. Kyle, Howard: "Poems About May 4," undated
  29. Lourie, Dick: "Triumphal," undated
  30. Lawless, Jim: "They Didn't Cry," 1971
  31. Levertov, Denise: "The Day the Audience Walked Out on Me and Why," 1971
  32. Levine, Barry: "Bullet," undated
  33. Levine, Barry: "Who Killed Allison? Why? What has she done?," 2000
  34. Lifshin, Lyn: "They," undated
  35. Lingner, Vicki: Nine Reflections, 1994
  36. Lund-Goldstein, Bailey: "May 4th," undated
  37. Lunine, M.J.: "Untitled," 1971
  38. Madden, Ned: "School Out - Kent May 4," 1973
  39. Mahoney, Anne Rankin: "Do We Have Enough Springs Left?," 1970
  40. McDonald, Marian: "Lessons," 1976
  41. McGrath, Tom: "Anniversary - May 1970," undated
  42. Miller, Jeffery Glenn: "The War Without End," undated
  43. Mills, Lloyd: "5/4/1970," 1970
  44. Mothersbaugh, Mark: "May 4th," 1975
  45. No Author: "Untitled," undated
  46. Olds, Glenn A. "Never Again!," 1972
  47. Paton, Alan: "Flowers for the Departed" with music by Daniel Jahn, 1971
  48. Pittser, Darlene: "The Cemetery on the Hill," 2005
  49. Prosen, Rose Mary: "Rights of Spring," undated
  50. Sadler, Norma: "Montage," 1978
  51. Sanders, Ed: "1970," 2002
  52. Sarton, May: "We'll to the Woods No More, the Laurels Are Cut Down," 1970
  53. Schorb, E.M.: "Dirge for the Dead Students," undated
  54. Schreiber, Ron: "Death of an American Bum," undated
  55. Thompson, Daniel: "My Alma Mater," 1980
  56. Yevtushenko, Yevgeny: "Flowers and Bullets," 1970
  57. Ziavras, Charles: "Kent State*," 1970
  58. Zempter, Mike: "The Wind at Kent State," 2001