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From the mountain, from the valley : new and collected poems

Title
From the mountain, from the valley : new and collected poems / James Still ; edited by Ted Olson.
Author
Still, James, 1906-2001.
Publication
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, [2001], ©2001.

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Additional Authors
Olson, Ted.
Description
166 pages; 24 cm
Subjects
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [153]-160) and indexes.
Contents
  • A Man Singing to Himself: An Autobiographical Essay / James Still -- Dreams -- Burned Tree -- Fallow Years -- The Bright Road -- Artifacts -- Answer -- Let This Hill Rest -- Lambs -- Swift Were Their Feet -- Wilderness -- Dulcimer -- Horse Swapping -- Mountain Fox Hunt -- Infare -- When the Dulcimers Are Gone -- Reckoning -- Heritage -- Death on the Mountain -- Shield of Hills -- Uncle Ambrose -- Clabe Mott -- The Hill-Born -- Aftergrass -- Child in the Hills -- Passenger Pigeons -- Farm -- Fox Hunt on Defeated Creek -- Foal -- Post Offices -- Earth-Bread -- On Troublesome Creek -- Interval -- Graveyard -- Tracks on Stone -- Coal Town -- Fiddlers' Convention on Troublesome Creek -- Journey Beyond the Hills -- Rain on the Cumberlands -- Dance on Pushback -- I Was Born Humble -- On Redbird Creek -- Pattern for Death -- Yesteryear's People -- A Hillsman Speaks -- Spring -- Hounds on the Mountain -- Horseback in the Rain -- With Hands Like Leaves --
  • River of Earth -- White Highways -- Court Day -- On Double Creek -- Night in the Coal Camps -- Epitaph for Uncle Ira Combs, Mountain Preacher -- Nixie Middleton -- Come Down from the Hills -- Eyes in the Grass -- On Buckhorn Creek -- Year of the Pigeons -- Where the Mares Have Fed -- A Man Singing to Himself -- Now Has Day Come -- I Shall Go Singing -- Leap, Minnows, Leap -- Morning: Dead Mare Branch -- A Child's Wisdom -- Banjo Bill Cornett -- Fiddle -- Mountain Men Are Free -- Hill-Lonely -- Death in the Hills -- This Man Dying -- Granny Frolic -- Passing of a County Sheriff -- Drought -- Apples -- The Broken Ibis -- Early Whippoorwill -- Abandoned House -- Wolfpen Creek -- Apple Trip -- Funnel Spider -- The Trees in the Road -- Lamp -- Man O' War -- Lizard -- On Being Drafted into the U.S. Army from My Log Home in March 1942 -- Candidate -- Winter Tree -- "Welcome, Somewhat, Despite the Disorder" -- Of the Wild Man -- Day of Flowers -- Hunter --
  • Are You Up There, Bad Jack? -- Visitor -- The Common Crow -- After Some Twenty Years Attempting to Describe a Flowering Branch of Redbud -- On the Passing of My Brother Alfred -- What Have You Heard Lately? -- Madly to Learn -- High Field -- Unemployed Coal Miner -- Apples in the Well -- Death of a Fox -- In My Dreaming -- Here in My Bed -- Yesterday in Belize -- Artist -- Of the Faithful -- Knife Trader -- Truck Driver -- Okra King -- Could It Be -- Of Concern -- Dove -- Here and Now -- Mine Is a Wide Estate -- My Aunt Carrie -- Mrs. Lloyd, Her Rag Sale -- Recollection -- At Year's End -- Those I Want in Heaven with Me Should There Be Such a Place -- My Days.
ISBN
081312199X (acid-free paper)
LCCN
00012280
OCLC
  • ocm45413454
  • SCSB-4143929
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries