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The Storm and Other Poems
William Pitt Root

Carnegie Mellon University Press



Contents

• The Dream

• Whiskey Creek Bridge
The Wavering Field
• Field Late in the Fall
• The Gulf
• On the Tidal Ledge
• Passing a Sawmill at Night
• The Passage of the Living

• A Dream of Snow
• Ceremony
• The Death of a Family
• Retreat Near Mt. Tamalpais, California
• One Sunday
• The Grandfather
• "Toward Night an Old Man Drove to Search"
• Accident on the Highway at Night
• August at Sixty
• End of Winter in an Old Neighborhood
• Fisherman

• The Firstborn
• The Visiting Hour
• Living It Up
• The Jellyfish
• Holocaust
• End of a Season
• Snow
• Starlings
• "In Late Winter"
• "While the Ocean Turns"

• The City Dreaming of Horses
• Silhouettes
• Malfunction
• Lunch Hour
• Stockroom
• Exorcism

• "A Year has Passed Already, So"
• With My Wife Beside the Washougal River, Still Stranded During the Fifth Week of the Airlines' Strike
• Playing Until Dark
• "Checking In"
• Summer of Morning Glories
• Jennifer by Moonlight
• From the First and Lasting Dream

• The Storm

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