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William Stafford

(January 17, 1914 – August 28, 1993 / Kansas)

Poems of William Stafford

1. A Ritual To Read To Each Other 1/13/2003
2. Accountability 4/15/2010
3. Across Kansas 1/13/2003
4. After Arguing Against The Contention That Art Must Come From Discontent 4/15/2010
5. Allegiances 1/13/2003
6. American Gothic 4/15/2010
7. An Oregon Message 4/15/2010
8. Ask Me 1/13/2003
9. At The Bomb Testing Site 4/15/2010
10. At The Un-National Monument Along The Canadian Border 4/15/2010
11. Atavism 1/13/2003
12. Bess 4/15/2010
13. Bi-Focal 4/15/2010
14. For My Young Friends Who Are Afraid 1/13/2003
15. Graydigger's Home 1/13/2003
16. Hay-Cutters 4/15/2010
17. Humanities Lecture 4/15/2010
18. In The Deep Channel 4/15/2010
19. Just Thinking 1/13/2003
20. Lit Instructor 1/13/2003

This Life

With Kit, Age 7, at the Beach

We would climb the highest dune,
from there to gaze and come down:
the ocean was performing;
we contributed our climb.

Waves leapfrogged and came

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