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The Resource From the mountain, from the valley : new and collected poems, James Still ; edited by Ted Olson

From the mountain, from the valley : new and collected poems, James Still ; edited by Ted Olson

From the mountain, from the valley : new and collected poems
From the mountain, from the valley
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new and collected poems
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James Still ; edited by Ted Olson
James Still first achieved national recognition in the 1930s as a poet. Although he is better known today as a writer of fiction, it is his poetry that many of his essential images, such as the ""mighty river of earth, "" first found expression. Yet much of his poetry remains out of print or difficult to find. From the Mountain, From the Valley collects all of Still's poems, including several never before published, and corrects editorial mistakes that crept into previous collections. The poems are presented in chronological order, allowing the reader to trace the evolution of Still's
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From the mountain, from the valley : new and collected poems, James Still ; edited by Ted Olson
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  • Cover; Contents; Preface; A Man Singing to Himself: An Autobiographical Essay; The Poems; 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 CreekJourney 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 SingingLeap, 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?
  • VisitorThe 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; Bibliography
  • Index of TitlesA; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Index of First Lines; A; B; C; D; E; F; H; I; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; W; Y
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