Red Owl

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Published by: W.W. Norton (Paperback 1972)
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Published by: W.W. Norton (Hardcover 1972)
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Included poems:

Topsoil
Cellar
Woodpile
Well
Building a Dam
Windfall
Bass
Rubies
Reach
Resin
White Pines
Wagon Roads
Muddy Road
Wire Grass
Mound Builders
Speaking
Thaw
Slide
The Drained Lake
New-plowed Ground
Planting
He Hoes Forever
Hog-wire Fence
Boredom
Birling
Ghost Tracks
Earthquake
Whippoorwill
Exhaustion
Present
Toolshed
House Burning
Cedar
Great-grandmother
Chestnut
Finding an Old Newspaper in the Woods
Mendicant Rose
Old Photograph
Copper
Stove
Faucet
Bubble
Church Pews
Time
Seismograph
Weed Above Snow
Stump
Red Owl
April 1970
Bees Awater
2 A.M.
Meteor
Aspire
Power
Wind
Warm Winter Day
Day Lillies
The Spring
Light Is Bleached
Rabbit Tobacco
Bonfire
Milk Gap
Cold
Hubcaps

 

Praise for Robert Morgan:

Robert Morgan's lyric mountain language is equal to the epic sweep of history, to the grandeur of the land itself.

— Lee Smith
. . .

At their finest, his stripped-down and almost primitive sentences burn with the raw, lonesome pathos of Hank Williams's best songs.

— The New York Times Book Review
. . .

Morgan writes "with an authority usually associated with the great novelist of the last century."

— The Boston Book Review
. . .

 

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