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Flying at Night [electronic resource]: Poems 1965-1985

Ted Kooser
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, 2005.
Language
English
Series
Pitt Poetry Series
ISBN
0822942585 (cloth : acid-free paper), 0822958775 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
Contents
  • Sure signs: Selecting a reader
  • First snow
  • An old photograph
  • The constellation Orion
  • The salesman
  • Old soldiers' home
  • Self-portrait at thirty-nine
  • Christmas Eve
  • Visiting mountains
  • The leaky faucet
  • A frozen stream
  • Living near the rehabilitation home
  • Late February
  • A drive in the country
  • Spring plowing
  • Sitting all evening alone in the kitchen
  • Sure signs
  • A summer night
  • In a country cemetery in Iowa
  • The man with the hearing aid
  • The very old
  • Walking beside a creek
  • Book club
  • At the end of the weekend
  • Uncle Adler
  • In the corners of fields
  • How to make rhubarb wine
  • Late lights in Minnesota
  • The afterlife
  • A widow
  • So this is Nebraska
  • Fort Robinson
  • How to foretell a change in the weather
  • Snow fence
  • In an old apple orchard
  • An empty place
  • After the funeral : cleaning out the medicine cabinet
  • The grandfather cap
  • Shooting a farmhouse
  • Beer bottle
  • Sleeping cat
  • North of Alliance
  • Late September
  • Carrie
  • For a friend
  • Grandfather
  • Looking for you, Barbara
  • Pocket poem
  • Moles
  • Notes on the death of Nels Paulssen, farmer, at the ripe old age of 93
  • Advice
  • After my grandmother's funeral
  • A hot night in wheat country
  • Five P.M
  • Abandoned farmhouse
  • The blind always come as such a surprise
  • Furnace
  • West window
  • Boarding house
  • A letter from Aunt Belle
  • At the bait stand
  • The tattooed lady
  • A death at the office
  • There is always a little wind
  • The Widow Lester
  • Houses at the edge of town
  • The old woman
  • A place in Kansas
  • Tom Ball's barn
  • My grandfather dying
  • The Red Wing Church
  • Highway 30
  • Birthday
  • The failed suicide
  • The goldfish floats to the top of his life
  • They had torn off my face at the office
  • Year's end
  • New Year's Day
  • Walking to work
  • Sunday morning
  • One world at a time: Flying at night
  • A fencerow in early March
  • Just now
  • A birthday card
  • In the basement of the Goodwill Store
  • Camera
  • A room in the past
  • In January, 1962
  • Tillage marks
  • A child's grave marker
  • Father
  • At midnight
  • Central
  • The fan in the window
  • Myrtle
  • Daddy longlegs
  • Good-bye
  • The giant slide
  • A roadside shrine in Kansas
  • Decoration day
  • A monday in May
  • A buffalo skull
  • Laundry
  • The mouse
  • Ladder
  • Walking at noon near the Burlington Depot in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • A patch of sunlight
  • Carp
  • At the center
  • A sunset
  • The ride
  • At nightfall
  • At the office early
  • Cleaning a bass
  • An empty shotgun shell
  • A quarter moon just before dawn
  • A letter
  • Latvian neighborhood
  • The Voyager II satellite
  • The witness
  • As the President spoke
  • The pitch
  • The sigh
  • The onion woman
  • Hobo jungle
  • An August night
  • The urine specimen
  • Geronimo's mirror
  • Porch swing in September.
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