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Stories that could be true: New and collected poems

Stafford, William

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ISBN 10: 0060139889 / ISBN 13: 9780060139889
Published by Harper & Row, 1977
Condition: Good Hardcover
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0060139889 Gift inscription on front end paper. Signed by William Stafford. Very mild 'musty' smell. Boards are faintly soiled and warped. Jacket is lightly soiled, and shows both edgewear and mild chipping. Now protected in a mylar jacket. First Edition. Jacket Condition: Good -. Size: 8vo - over 7 3/4 in - 9 3/4 in Tall. Year: 1977. Bookseller Inventory # BBS-070207

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Title: Stories that could be true: New and ...

Publisher: Harper & Row

Publication Date: 1977

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: 1st Edition

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Quietly stated situations and accompanying impressions express the deep, momentary perceptions that play on the poets seemingly passive sensitivity


Across Kansas
Across The Lake's Eye
Adults Only
After That Sound, After That Sight
The Airport At Anchorage
Along Highway 40
And That Picnic At Zigzag
The Animal That Drank Up Sound
Another Old Guitar
Any Time
Apologia Pro Vita Sua
Artist, Come Home
As Pippa Lilted
Ask Me
At A Pioneer Cemetery
At Cove On The Crooked River
At Liberty School
At Our House
At The Bomb Testing Site
At The Chairman's Housewarming
At The Fair
At The Grave Of My Brother
At The Klamath Berry Festival
At The Old Place
At The Playground
At The Salt Marsh
At The Summit
At The Un-national Monument Along The Canadian Border
Aunt Mabel
Back Home
Before The Big Storm
Believing What I Know
A Bird Inside A Box
Blackberries Are Back
Boom Town
A Bridge Begins In The Trees
Bring The North
Broken Home
By The Snake River
The Cage At The Filling Station
Camping At Lost Lake
Carols Back Then: 1935
Chickens The Weasel Killed
Circle Of Breath
The Climb
Composed, Composed
The Concealment: Ishi, The Last Wild Indian
Crossing The Desert
Dear Mother
A Dedication
Deer Stolen
Deerslayer's Campfire Talk
A Documentary From America
Doubt On The Great Divide
Dreams To Have
Ducks Down In The Meadow
The Earth
Earth Dweller
An Epiphany
The Epitaph Ending In And
The Escape
The Eskimo National Anthem
Evening News
Fall Journey
Fall Wind
A Family Turn
A Farewell In Tumbleweed Time
The Farm On The Great Plains
Father And Son
Father's Voice
The Fish Counter At Bonneville
Flowers At An Airport
Folk Song
For A Child Gone To Live In A Commune
For The Governor
For The Grave Of Daniel Boone
Found In A Storm
From Eastern Oregon
From The Gradual Grass
Garden City
A Gesture Toward An Unfound Renaissance
The Gift
A Girl Daddy Used To Know
The Girl Engaged To The Boy Who Died
Glimpse Between Buildings
Glimpsed On The Way
Glimpses In The Woods
Growing Up
The Gun Of Billy The Kid
Hail Mary
Have You Heard This One?
Heard Under A Tin Sign At The Beach
Hide And Go Seek At The Cemetery
Holcomb, Kansas
Holding The Sky
How I Escaped
A Human Condition
Humanities Lecture
I Was In The City All Day
In A Museum In The Capital
In Dear Detail, By Ideal Light
In Fog
In Fur
In Medias Res
In Response To A Question
In Sublette's Barn
In The Deep Channel
In The Desert
In The Museum
In The Night Desert
In The Old Days
In The Oregon Country
In The White Sky
Indian Caves In The Dry Country
An Introduction To Some Poems
It Is Time You Think
Jack London
The Job
Lake Chelan
The Last Day
The Last Friend
Last Vacation
Late At Night
Late Thinker
A Lecture On The Elegy
A Letter
Letter From Oregon
Level Light
Like A Little Stone
Lit Instructor
A Little Gift
The Little Girl By The Fence At School
The Little Lost Orphans
The Little Ways That Encourage Good Fortune
A Living
Long Distance (1)
A Look Returned
Looking For Someone
Losing A Friend
The Lost Meteorite In The Coast Range
Love In The Country
Love The Butcher Bird Lurks Everywhere
The Lyf So Short
A Memorial Day
A Message From The Wanderer
The Moment
The Moment Again
Montana Eclogue
Monuments For A Friendly Girl At A Tenth Grade Party
Mouse Night: One Of Our Games
The Museum At Tillamook
My Father: October 1942
My Party The Rain
Near Edinburgh Castle
New Letters From Thomas Jefferson
Observation Car And Cigar
Old Dog
The Old Hamer Place
On A Church Lawn
On Don Quixote's Horse
On Quitting A Little College
On The Glass Ice
Once Men Were Created
One Home
One Life
One Of The Years
One Of Your Lives
The Only Card I Got On My Birthday Was From Insurance Man
Our City Is Guarded By Automatic Rockets
Our People
Our Story
Our Time's Name
Ozymandias' Brother
Passing Remark
Peace Walk
People Of The South Wind
People Who Went By In Winter
People With Whetstones
The Peters Family
A Poet To A Novelist
The Poets' Annual Indigence Report
Prairie Town
The Preacher At The Corner
Put West
Quiet Town
Reaching Out To Turn On A Light
Read To The Last Line
Religion Back Home
Remembering Althea
Report From A Far Place
Report To Crazy Horse
Reporting Back
Representing Far Places
The Rescued Year
The Research Team In The Mountains
Return To Single-shot
Returned To Say
Right Now
A Ritual To Read To Each Other
Room 000
Sauvies Island
Sayings From The Northern Ice
A Scene In The Country By A Telegraph Line
Sioux Haiku
Sitting Up Late
Slave On The Headland
Sleeping On The Sisters Land
Small Item
So Long
Some Autumn Characters
Some Days Of Its Gift
Some Evening
Some Shadows
Someone Went By
A Song Demonstrators In Mexico Sing In Troubled Parts City
A Song In The Manner Of Flannery O'connor
Song Now
Sophocles Says
A Sound From The Earth
Space Country
Speaking Frankly
Springs Near Hagerman
A Star In The Hills
A Stared Story
The Stick In The Forest
Stories To Live In The World With
A Story
A Story That Could Be True
Summer Will Rise
The Summons In Indiana
Sunset: Southwest
A Survey
Surviving A Poetry Circuit
The Swerve
A Thanksgiving For My Father
That Time Of Year
These Days
Things In The Wild Need Salt
Things That Happen
Things We Did That Meant Something
Thinking For Berky
Thirteenth And Pennsylvania
This Book
This Point On The Page
This Town: Winter Morning
The Thought Machine
The Tillamook Burn
Time's Exile
The Title Comes Later
Tragic Song
Traveling Through The Dark
The Trip
Trying To Remember A Town
The Tulip Tree
Two Evenings
Uncle George
Universe Is One Place
Up In The Hills
Vacation Trip
The View From Here
A Visit Home
Waking At 3 A.m.
A Walk In The Country
Walking The Wilderness
Walking West
The Wanderer Awaiting Preferment
Watching The Jet Planes Dive
Weather Report
The Well Rising
What God Used For Eyes Before We Came
What I Heard Whispered At The Edge Of Liberal, Kansas
When I Was Young
Whenever It Is
Where We Are
Whispered Into The Ground
The Whole Story
The Widow Who Taught At An Army School
Wild Horse Lore
Willa Cather
Wind World
Wisteria Jones
With Kit, Age 7, At The Beach
With My Crowbar Key
With One Launched Look
The Woman At Banff
World Staccato
Wovoka's Witness
Written On The Stub Of The First Paycheck
-- Table of Poems from Poem Finder®

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