Moving

Contents

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'Whenever I do..."

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"With little more than..."

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"All that emptiness..."

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Edges

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Asking Directions

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Homage To Something Going

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The Lyman Fragment

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"He withheld from the world..."

25 "To you who have nothing..."

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"Only appetite..."

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"I had decided against it..."

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"Your cool Jewishness..."

29   

"I do not know a lot about Beatrix Potter..."

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"It was the drawings..."

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"Tomorrow I fly..."

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Somebody Pull It Out

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"It isn't very happy..."

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"How much like everything..."

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To W.H. Auden

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We Call This One Francis Cardinal Spellman

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From England, This Year

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"I think of the companionless sea..."

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"A giving up against pressures..."

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"She wouldn't look..."

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Two

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Tom Paine's Bones

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"The interviewer on the grass..."

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Abroad

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For My Brother

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"The stuck man sat..."

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Having Watched A Death, He Thinks...

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To Someone Who Asked Me After A Reading, "Are You Always This Happy?"

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Ham and Eggs

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"Meanwhile, amid these ruminations..."

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Time/Place/Birth (a long poem)

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In A Meantime (a poem sequence)

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The Hole In Adlai Stevenson's Shoe