9781893361928

Winter

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  • ISBN13:

    9781893361928

  • ISBN10:

    1893361926

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-09-01
  • Publisher: Skylight Paths Pub

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Summary

Includes a wide range of classic texts--from translated Sanskrit and Hebrew poems to Henry David Thoreau and Basho. Last winter's bestseller now in deluxe PB.

Table of Contents

Preface xi
PART ONE: Winter As a Time of Sorrow and Barrenness
Introduction
3(5)
JAMAICA KINCAID
"A Fire by Ice"
8(9)
MATSUO BASHO
"Cold night" and other haiku
17(3)
BARRY LOPEZ
"Ice and Light"
20(5)
KATHLEEN NORRIS
from The Cloister Walk
25(5)
JANE KENYON
"While We Were Arguing" and "Apple Dropping into Deep Early Snow"
30(3)
JOHN JEROME
"November: Old Guys"
33(8)
ROBERT FINCH
"A Winter Burial"
41(8)
PART TWO: Winter As a Time to Be Scoured, and a Time to Succor the Scoured
Introduction
49(4)
RON HANSEN
"Wickedness"
53(7)
WILLIAM COOPER
from Concio Hyemalis. A Winter Sermon
60(6)
JIM DALE HUOT VICKERY
"Closing the Circle"
66(17)
PO CH‹-YI
"Bitter Cold, Living in the Village"
83(2)
DONALD HALL
"Winter"
85(20)
PART THREE: Winter As a Time of Shoring Ourselves Up Introduction 105(44)
KATHLEEN NORRIS
"Weather Report: February 10"
109(2)
JOHN UPDIKE
"The Cold"
111(4)
VIDY√KARA
from the Treasury of Well-Turned Verse
115(2)
ANNIE DILLARD
from The Writing Life
117(3)
PATRICIA HAMPL
from A Romantic Education
120(6)
JANE KENYON
"Season of Change and Loss" and "Good-by and Keep Cold"
126(6)
HENRY DAVID THOREAU
"The Pond in Winter"
132(17)
PART FOUR: Winter As a Time of Purity and Praise
Introduction
149(3)
from the Daily Ha/lei (Hal/el Sheb'khol yom)
152(3)
RACHEL CARSON
"Winter Haven"
155(13)
SULTAN BAHU
"On a dark, black night, love lights a lamp" and other Sufi poems
168(3)
ANNIE DILLARD
"Winter"
171(17)
WILL D. CAMPBELL
from Soul Among Lions: Musings of a Bootleg Preacher
188(4)
WILLIAM J.VANDE KOPPLE
"Through the Ice"
192(13)
PART FIVE: Winter As a Time of Delight and Play
Introduction
205(3)
JAMES HOUSTON
from Songs of the Dream People
208(2)
MARK A. NOLL
"Snow"
210(2)
ANNIE DILLARD
from An American Childhood
212(5)
PETE FROMM
from Indian Creek Chronicles: A Winter Alone in the Wilderness
217(15)
E.B. WHITE
"The Winter of the Great Snows"
232(9)
YUN SONDO
"When the clouds have passed away" and other poems from The Fisherman's Calendar
241(2)
JANE KENYON
"This Morning"
243(2)
Acknowledgments 245(6)
Notes 251(12)
About SkyLight Paths 263

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