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Headlands
New and Selected Poems
Jay Meek

Carnegie Mellon University Press



Contents

• NEW POEMS
• Blue Cloud
Depths
• Sterling Place, 1960
• Rivers
• Summer Virgas
• Counting the Birds at Christmas
• Swing
• Skylight
• Internal Exile

• FROM
THE WEEK THE DIRIGIBLE CAME (1976) AND DRAWING ON THE WALLS (1980)
• The Week the Dirigible Came
• Turning into Oneself
• The Twice-Born
• Walls
• The Prisoner
• Letter to Hawthorne
• Recoveries
• The Farmhouse
• An Anachronism Like a Barn in the Moonlight
• The Hours Before Leaving
• Variations on an Original Theme

• FROM
EARTHLY PURPOSES (1984)
• In Which We Begin Not to Understand
• Morning Launch
• The Great Rivers of Central Ohio
• For a Beaten Child
• Excavations of the Heavenly City
• Listening to the Dead Poets
• A Demonstration for Horn Players
• A Walk Around the Lake
• Poem for a Future Academic
• Winners
• The Glass Carriage
• Instead of the Words Not Spoken
• Blue Monkeys

• FROM
STATIONS (1989)
• What Child This Night
• A Station on the Commuter Line
• Crossing Lake Agassiz
• Ramon Raquello and His Orchestra
• Words
• Student Boats at the Sailing Pavilion
• Stopping at Martins Ferry, Ohio
• Layover
• Toward the End of the Millennium
• Voyager Music
• The Dalton Gang
• Recital
• Vienna in the Rain

• FROM
WINDOWS (1994)
• Happy Ending
• Shadowland
• Mineral River
• Starlight
• Those Who are Recovering from the Sea
• Visit
• Visitors to His Cottage
• In the Gypsy Settlement
• The Old People
• The Vanishing Birdcage and Other Acts
• Medici Fountain
• Travel Notes
• The Beautiful and Invisible Tree That Rises Through the Universe for Which the Stars are Leaves
• Nude Bathers

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