Table of Contents for Crossing Stones


My Mind Meanders Like the Creek: April 1917 1
Fragrance of Lilacs, Sweet Scent of Skunk: May 1917 11
Circles for the Crossing Stones: June 1917 27
Conversation Through a Thick Curtain: July 1917 39
Like a Rain-Soaked Wool Jacket: August 1917 55
A Few Eggs, Five Peaches, All the Peas: September 1917 61
White Shirt Crumpled in the Mud: October 1917 89
A Sharp Yes-and-No Shoots Through Me: November 1917 115
Bluebird Stitched in Such Detail: December 1917 161
I Step onto the Train: January 1918 173
Epilogue 177
Notes on the Form 181
Acknowledgments 183