Gary Snyder

Gary Snyder Poems

1. As For Poets 4/14/2015
2. How Poetry Comes To Me 4/14/2015
3. Changing Diapers 6/23/2015
4. Mid-August at Sourdough Mountain Lookout 7/27/2015
5. Beneath My Hand And Eye The Dis­tant Hills, Your Body 7/27/2015
6. Endless Streams and Mountains 7/27/2015
7. Milton by Firelight -new- 8/27/2015
8. Hitch Haiku 12/5/2014
9. For/From Lew 1/13/2003
10. For Lew Welch In A Snowfall 1/13/2003
11. Four Poems For Robin 1/20/2003
12. December At Yase 1/13/2003
13. There Are Those Who Love To Get Dirty 1/13/2003
14. Riprap 1/13/2003
15. Hay For The Horses 1/20/2003
Best Poem of Gary Snyder

Hay For The Horses

He had driven half the night
From far down San Joaquin
Through Mariposa, up the
Dangerous Mountain roads,
And pulled in at eight a.m.
With his big truckload of hay
behind the barn.
With winch and ropes and hooks
We stacked the bales up clean
To splintery redwood rafters
High in the dark, flecks of alfalfa
Whirling through shingle-cracks of light,
Itch of haydust in the
sweaty shirt and shoes.
At lunchtime under Black oak
Out in the hot corral,
---The old mare nosing lunchpails,
Grasshoppers crackling in the weeds---
"I'm ...

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