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Introductions

Curtains

Part One: Curtains

  • Frames
  • June Night
  • Sun Glamour
  • The World's Voice
  • Seasons
  • Footsteps
  • To a Door
  • Floor of a Room
  • The Hand-Glass
  • Silence
  • Things That Grow
  • Stairways
  • Night Silence
  • Counterpanes
  • Passers-by
  • Late Winter
  • Because of Jonquils
  • Unseen
  • Company
  • A Child Dancing
  • Roads
  • The Room Upstairs
  • The Proud Steed
  • Songs for Dreams
  • Nobody Passes
  • Shadows
  • Twilight
  • Ecstasy
  • Captive
  • Cowardice
  • Before Thought
  • Shadow-Bound
  • A Falling Star
  • Feet
  • Flash
  • Echoes
  • Loneliness
  • Sunlight Through a Window
  • Record
  • My Song
  • The Grey Veil
  • The Answer
  • Hours
  • The Circle
  • Defeat
  • The Impartial Giver
  • Sands

Part Two: Needlework

  • Knitting Needles
  • Stitches
  • Monograms
  • Late Hours
  • Mending
  • Bead Work
  • Seams
  • Finished To-Night
  • A Baby's Dress
  • Cross-Stitch
  • Plain Sewing
  • Sewing Hands
  • Lingerie
  • Filet Crochet
  • Heavy Threads
  • Buttonholes
  • Puzzled Stiches
  • Summer Sewing
  • Habit
  • Paths
  • Ripping
  • Made of Crepe de Chine
  • Measurements
  • Instruction
  • Then the Wind Blew
  • My Needle's Thread
  • Two Sewing
  • The Listening Macaws
  • The Long Day
  • Inanimate
  • After Embroidering
  • Three Songs for Sewing
  • Late Sewing

Part Three: Spring from a Window

  • Blossom-Time
  • In April
  • When There is April
  • Foreboding

Walkers

  • A Boy Went By
  • A Very Old Woman
  • Destinations
  • Three Girls
  • On the Street
  • Youth
  • Disputed Tread
  • Walkers at Dusk
  • The Way She Walks
  • Masks
  • A Child on the Street
  • A Late Passer
  • Shawled
  • Moving Snow
  • Ahead of Him
  • A Whistler in the Night
  • Sighers
  • At the Corner
  • Crowds
  • Walking
  • The Singing
  • A Passer
  • Pursuit
  • A Good Walker
  • Middle-Aged
  • Profit
  • More Than Sound
  • Stranger
  • He Went By
  • And Either Way
  • Nakedness
  • April Again
  • To an Experienced Walker
  • New Spring
  • He Ran Past
  • Maturity
  • Footfalls
  • The Patrician
  • Incidental
  • An Old Man's Walk
  • The Flower of Illusion
  • A Man Goes By
  • Where Others Walk
  • Bracken
  • October Window
  • Ephemera
  • The Hurrier
  • He Walked On
  • Arraigned
  • To One Coming in Sight
  • Echoes of Her
  • The Hippity-Hopper
  • Epitaph for a Neighbor
  • Today
  • As She Passes
  • The Will Come
  • Prayer Against Triteness
  • The Pity of It
  • His Eyes Are on the Ground
  • Self Inquisition
  • The Thin Door
  • Protection
  • He Walks with His Chin in the Air
  • Apathy
  • Walker of Night
  • Sanity
  • Songs To Be Said While Walking
  • Through the Rain
  • These Who Pass
  • Hunger
  • To an Unpleased Passer
  • They Who Walk in Moonlight
  • Summary

Cry of Time

  • Cry of Time
  • Here Comes the Thief
  • To an Indolent Woman
  • Bird at Dawn
  • Before Quiet
  • Hand in Sunlight
  • Audience to Poet
  • The Ravelling Tune
  • To a Poet Who Said Too Much
  • Admonition Before Grief
  • White Branches
  • A Child Lost
  • Your Audience
  • Blue Hills
  • White Day's Death
  • Inheritance
  • For a Broken Needle
  • Wild Geese
  • To All Quiet Persons
  • Incantation
  • The Sea
  • Inland
  • Weeper in the Dark
  • October Chorus
  • Winter Rest
  • He Walked on Leaves
  • Incontinence
  • Pleasantry
  • The Dubious Self
  • Health
  • Light Sleep
  • Heat
  • Eleventh Month
  • Intelligence
  • Rain
  • Tomorrow's Adventure
  • Of One Dead
  • Sleep
  • Experienced Griever
  • The Scarf
  • Every Day's Damocles
  • Never
  • For a Woman Grown Cold
  • Of Any Poet
  • Tract on Living
  • Maker of Songs
  • For a Lost Grave
  • Interim
  • Cooling Song
  • Noon
  • Night
  • They Say Her Heart Is Broken
  • Said to a Bird
  • Submergence
  • Woman Death
  • Words for Weeping
  • Breath
  • A Woman Ponders
  • The Tired Mortal
  • Estranged
  • Any Woman
  • Broken Moon
  • The Unuttered
  • The Silent Bard
  • The Relinquisher
  • Death Defied
  • The Lost Hill
  • Crossed Heart
  • Song to Be Known Before Death
  • Flight
  • Sleep Charm
  • Riddle
  • Slow Death
  • Protest
  • Hearsay

Notes and Bibliography
Index of Titles
Index of First Lines

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