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Title Collected works / Lorine Niedecker ; edited by Jenny Penberthy.
Author Niedecker, Lorine.
Publication Berkeley : University of California Press, [2002]
Copyright date ©2002
Description xxiii, 471 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Call # 811 N
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Poems 1928-1936. Transition -- Mourning dove -- Spirals. Promise of brilliant funeral ; When ecstasy is inconvenient -- Progression -- Canvass -- For exhibition -- Tea -- Beyond what -- I heard -- Memorial Day -- Stage directions -- Synamism -- Will you write me a Christmas poem? -- Next year or I fly my rounds tempestuous -- Domestic and unavoidable -- The president of the holding company -- Fancy another day gone -- News.
Poems 1936-1945. O let's glee glow as we go -- Troubles to win -- A country's economics sick -- Lady in the leopard coat -- Jim Poor's his name -- Scuttle up the workshop -- There was a bridge once that said I'm going -- When do we live again Ann -- Missus Dorra -- No retiring summer stroke -- To war they kept -- Petrou his name was sorrow -- The eleventh of progressional -- Young girl to marry -- I spent my money -- Trees over the roof.
New goose 1936-1945. Don't shoot the rail! -- Bombings -- Hop press -- Ash woods, willow, close to shore -- The music, lady -- For sun and moon and radio -- She had tumult of the brain -- My coat threadbare -- Mr. Van Ess bought 14 washcloths? -- Not feeling well, my wood uncut -- Remember my little granite pail? -- A lawnmower's one of the babies I'd have -- My man says the wind blows from the south -- Du bay -- I'm a sharecropper -- Here it gives the laws for fishing thru the ice-- On Columbus Day he set out for the north -- Black Hawk held : in reason -- We know him--Law and Order League -- The clothesline post is set -- I said to my head, write something -- Grandpa's got his old age pension -- There's a better shine -- The museum man! -- That woman!--eyeing houses -- Hand crocheted rug -- They came at a pace -- I doubt I'll get silk stockings out -- To see the man who took care of our stock -- A monster owl -- Gen. Rodimstev's story/(Stalingrad) -- Birds' mating-fight -- From my bed I see -- Asa Gray wrote Increase Lapham -- Pioneers -- Well, spring overflows the land -- Audubon -- Van Gogh -- What a woman!--hooks men like rugs -- The brown muskrat, noiseless -- The broad-leaved arrow-head.
"New goose" manuscript 1936-1945. To a Maryland editor, 1943 -- Summer's away, I traded my chicks for trees -- She was a mourner too. Now she's gone -- Seven years a charming woman wore -- The land of four o'clocks is here -- Just before she died -- Brought the enemy down -- Nothing nourishing -- The number of Britons killed -- Old Hamilton hailed the man from the grocery store -- Motor cars -- Allied convoy/reaches Russia -- Depression years -- Coopered at Fish Creek -- A working man appeared in the street -- Woman with umbrella -- Automobile accident -- Look, the woods, the sky, our home -- Coming out of sleep -- Voyageurs -- I walked/from Chicago to Big Bull Falls (Wausau) -- See the girls in shorts on their bicycles -- When Johnny (Chapman) Appleseed -- Tell me a story about the war -- Poet Percival said : I struck a lode -- Terrible things coming up -- 1937 -- Their apples fall down -- The government men said don't plant wheat -- New! -- (L.Z.) -- Chimney sweep -- Swept snow, Li Po -- Regards to Mr. Glover -- Sunday's motor-cars -- Let's play a game -- Lugubre for a child -- Could you be right -- Look close -- If I were a bird -- High, lovely, light -- Letter from Paul -- Two old men -- Paul, hello -- So this was I -- Am I real way out in space -- On a row of cabins/next my home -- In moonlight lies -- The cabin door flew open -- The elegant office girl -- When brown folk lived a distance.
For Paul and other poems 1945-1956. For Paul. Paul -- What bird would light -- Nearly landless and on the way to water -- Understand me, dead is nothing -- How bright you'll find young people -- If he is of constant depth -- The young ones go away to school -- Some have chimes -- O Tannenbaum -- In the great snowfall before the bomb -- Not all that's heard is music. We leave -- Tell me a story about the war -- Laval, Pemeret, Pétain -- Thure Kumlien -- Shut up in woods -- Your father to me in your eighth summer -- To Paul now old enough to read -- What horror to awake at night -- Sorrow moves in wide waves -- Jesse James and his brother Frank -- May you have lumps in your mashed potatoes -- Old Mother turns blue and from us -- I hear the weather -- Dead -- Can knowledge be conveyed that isn't felt? -- Ten o'clock -- Adirondack summer -- The slip of a girl-announcer -- Now go to the party -- Dear Paul -- My father said "I remember" -- You know, he said, they used to make -- He built four houses -- In Europe they grow a new bean while here -- Paul/when the leaves -- I've been away from poetry -- I am sick with the time's buying sickness -- The death of my poor father -- To Aeneas who closed his piano -- My friend the black and white collie -- "Oh ivy green" -- As I shook the dust -- They live a cool distance -- Violin debut.
For Paul and other poems. Other poems 1945-1956. Horse, hello -- Energy glows at the lips -- Hi, hot-and-humid -- Woman in middle life -- We physicians watch the juices rise -- 1937 -- European travel/(Nazi New Order) -- Depression years -- So you're married, young man -- She grew where every spring -- I sit in my own house -- On hearing/the wood pewee -- Along the river -- He moved in light -- Keen and lovely man moved as in a dance -- He lived--childhood summers -- I rose from marsh mud -- Dear Mona, Mary and all -- Don't tell me property is sacred! -- Wartime -- February almost March bites the cold -- People, people -- July, waxwings -- Old man who seined -- Mother is dead -- The graves -- Kepler -- Bonpland -- Happy New Year.
Poems 1957-1959. Linnaeus in Lapland -- Fog-thick morning -- Hear -- Cricket-song -- Musical toys -- I fear this war -- Van Gogh could see -- No matter where you are -- How white the gulls -- Springtime's wide -- White -- Dusk -- Beautiful girl -- New-sawed -- My friend tree.
Poems 1960-1964. In Leonardo's light -- You are my friend -- Come in -- The men leave the car -- The wild and wavy event -- Florida -- My life is hung up -- Easter -- Get a load -- Poet's work -- Property is poverty -- Now in one year -- River-marsh-drowse -- Club -- To foreclose -- To my small/electric pump -- T.E. Lawrence -- As I paint the street -- Art Center.
Homemade / handmade poems 1960-1964. Consider at the outset -- Ah your face -- Alcoholic dream -- To my pres-/sure pump -- Laundromat -- March -- Something in the water -- Santayana's -- If only my friend -- Frog noise/suddenly stops -- In the transcendence -- To whom -- Margaret Fuller -- Watching dan-/cers on skates -- Hospital kitchen -- Chicory flower/on campus -- Fall ("Early morning corn") -- LZ's -- Letter from Ian -- Some float off on chocolate bars -- I knew a clean man -- Scythe -- So he said/on radio -- I visit/the graves -- For best work -- The obliteration -- Spring -- The park/"a darling walk/for the mind" -- Who was Mary Shelley? -- Wild strawberries.
Poems 1965-1967. Autumn -- Last night the trash barrel -- The boy tossed the news -- Popcorn-can cover -- Truth -- Lights, lifts -- O late fall -- Churchill's death -- The Badlands -- A student -- Bird singing -- Easter greeting -- City talk -- As praiseworthy -- They've lost their leaves -- My mother saw the green tree toad -- Tradition -- Autumn night -- Sky -- Nothing to speak of -- Swedenborg -- I lost you to water, summer -- I married -- You see here -- Your erudition -- Alone -- Why can't I be happy -- And what you liked -- Cleaned all surfaces -- Young in Fall I said : the birds.
North Central. Lake Superior. In every part of every living thing -- Iron the common element of earth -- Radisson -- (The long/canoes) -- Through all this granite land -- And at the blue ice superior spot -- Joliet -- Ruby of corundum -- Wild pigeon -- Schoolcraft left the Soo--canoes -- Inland then -- The smooth black stone -- I'm sorry to have missed -- My life by water.
Traces of living things. Museum -- Far reach -- TV -- We are what the seas -- What cause have you -- Stone -- The eye -- For best work -- Smile -- Fall ("We must pull") -- Years -- Unsurpassed in beauty -- Human bean -- High class human -- Ah your face -- Sewing a dress -- I walked/on New Year's Day -- J.F. Kennedy after/the Bay of Pigs -- Mergansers -- "Shelter" -- Wintergreen ridge.
Poems 1968-1970. Paean to place -- Alliance -- Bashō -- The man of law -- Not all harsh sounds displease -- Jefferson and Adams -- Katharine Anne -- War.
Harpsichord & salt fish. Thomas Jefferson -- The ballad of Basil -- Wilderness -- Consider -- Otherwise -- Nursery rhyme -- Three Americans -- Poems at the porthole. Blue and white ; The soil is poor ; Michelangelo ; Wallace Stevens -- Subliminal. Sleep's dream ; Waded, watched, warbled ; Illustrated night clock's ; Honest ; Night -- LZ -- Peace -- Thomas Jefferson inside -- Foreclosure -- His carpets flowered -- Darwin.
Prose and radio plays 1937. Uncle.
Poems 1951-1952. Switchboard girl -- The evening's automobiles -- As I lay dying -- from Taste and tenderness.
Subject Niedecker, Lorine.
Addl. Author Penberthy, Jenny Lynn, 1953-
Addl. Title Works. 2002
ISBN 0520224337 (hbk.)
9780520224339 (hbk.)
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