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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780970897237
  • Publisher: Novello Festival Press
  • Publication date: 3/1/2002
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 110
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Introduction xi
Part I Steep Ravine
To Paint the Portrait of a Baby Bird 3
Boundary Waters 4
The Escape, Honolulu 6
Because the Leaves 8
The Sage 9
Dry Rain 10
The Collector 11
"The Courage of Turtles" 12
Signature Spider 13
Eclipse '92 14
The Raptor Center 16
Each pond...a prayer 17
Steep Ravine 19
Blessing 20
Part II A time for moons
A Time for Moons 23
Little Towns 24
After Seeing Liv Ullmann's Sofie 25
The Barber Shop 27
Good Friday 29
Farewell, after Bach's St. Matthew Passion 30
Imagining Winter Whole 31
Early October 32
The Rest of Our Lives 33
St. Francis of Assisi 34
Walking by the Vltava 35
Embroidering, 1949 37
On the Museum Wall at Terezin, a Handkerchief 38
The Village of Argostoli 39
Postcard to David 40
O 41
Part III All the way home through the dark
Driving Up 181 to Jonas Ridge 45
Waiting for the Trout to Speak 46
One World 48
All the Way Home Through the Dark 49
Ruth 50
Bernstein 52
Inventory 54
Map 55
The Path to Alligator Pond 56
Leaving, Another Summer 58
It Is Snowing in Belfast, Maine 59
Stroupie, One Autumn 60
The Train Man 61
How Can I Stoop to Wash My Face in the Surprise? 64
2584 65
Meditation in January 66
Stone Offerings 68
On Meister Climbing the Fence in Spring 69
The Poem Might Begin With Mornings 70
Notes 73
About the Author 75
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