Table of Contents for And Know This Place : Poetry of Indiana


Preface xxi
Foreword xxiii
Philip Appleman
Memo to the 21st Century
1(1)
Train Whistles
2(1)
How Evolution Came to Indiana
3(1)
To the Garbage Collectors in Bloomington, Indiana, the First Pickup of the New Year
4(2)
Donald Baker
Advising
6(1)
Jeopardy
7(3)
No
10(1)
Twelve Hawks
11(1)
Willis Barnstone
Aliki in the Woods
12(1)
I Knew a Woman with One Breast
12(1)
This Evening after I Was Asked to Leave
13(1)
With My Redneck Sons in Southern Indiana
13(1)
Valerie Berry
Corn/Sorghum/Sumac
14(1)
Marianne Boruch
At Horticulture Park
15(1)
Car Covered with Snow
16(1)
The Going Out of Business Greenhouse
17(1)
Wind Storm, Late March
18(1)
Catherine Bowman
Broke Song
19(1)
Broke Song (Later)
20(1)
From: 1000 Lines
21(1)
No Sorry
22(1)
Tony Brewer
The Colonists
23(2)
Dan Carpenter
At the Indiana Transportation Museum
25(1)
Jared Carter
The Madhouse
26(2)
The Gleaning
28(2)
Richard Cecil
Picnic in the Basement
30(3)
Fiftieth Birthday
33(1)
Ubi Sunt?
34(2)
Susanna Childress
Fetching the Moon in Indiana
36(3)
Christy Cornell
Short Visit Home
39(1)
Peter Davis
Paradise Postcards (excerpt)
40(1)
Little Things That Are True
41(1)
Mari Evans
Status Symbol
42(1)
Ladies Waiting in the Mall
43(1)
Paean for a New Library
44(2)
Mary Fell
Learning the Signs
46(1)
Driving in Fog
47(1)
Refuge
48(1)
Chris J. Foley
Trilingual Instructions
49(1)
Alice Friman
Trip to Delphi
50(2)
Cascade Falls
52(1)
Apollo Comes to Floyds Knobs, Indiana
53(2)
Visitation Rights
55(1)
Chinese Medicine
56(1)
Jean Garrigue
This Swallows' Empire
57(2)
The Smoke Shop Owner s Daughter
59(1)
On the Legends of a Dancer
60(1)
Sonia Gernes
Keeping the Hedge
61(1)
Dust
62(1)
Auction
63(1)
Plainsong for an Ordinary Night
64(2)
Geese Crossing the Road
66(1)
Eugene Gloria
Here, on Earth
67(1)
Lullaby for Rabbit
68(1)
Matthew Graham
New Harmony
69(1)
Postcards from Southern Indiana
70(2)
Chris Green
Limit 55
72(1)
Chime
73(1)
Sarah Green
Chances Are, Lafayette, Indiana
74(1)
Cause and Effect
75(1)
C. E. Greer
Crux
76(1)
Jeff Gundy
And So heavy with Life the Crust of the World is Still
77(1)
Hannah Haas
Hedge Apples
78(1)
Frequency
79(1)
Anne Haines
Brood X
80(1)
Eight-Bar Solo
81(1)
James Hazard
New Years Eve in Whiting, Indiana
82(1)
Fire in Whiting, Indiana
83(1)
Gypsies in Whiting, Indiana
84(2)
A True Biography of Stan Getz (excerpt)
86(2)
Robert Hazel
Hill above Bedford
88(1)
Indiana
89(5)
Daniel Hefko
DNA in Indiana
94(2)
Joseph Heithaus
Amaze
96(1)
Sanctuary
97(1)
Back Home Again
98(1)
Jane Hilberry
Trying to See What Happened
99(1)
Karol Hovis
Poem for Julie
100(1)
Allison Joseph
Academic Instructions
101(2)
Shake Your Body
103(2)
Wedding Party
105(2)
George Kalamaras
Photograph: A History of Maps
107(2)
A History of Green
109(2)
Jenny Kander
Convent Burial Ground, Ferdinand, Southern Indiana
111(1)
Terry Kirts
Today in Illiana
112(2)
Central Avenue
114(1)
Wanting, Again
115(2)
Etheridge Knight
He Sees through Stone
117(1)
The Idea of Ancestry
118(2)
Hard Rock Returns to Prison from the Hospital for the Criminal Insane
120(2)
Birthday Poem
122(1)
Yusef Komunyakaa
The Deck
123(1)
The Poplars
124(1)
Surgery
125(1)
Crow Lingo
126(1)
Mud
127(1)
Barbara Koons
The Robins Egg
128(1)
Raspberry Gathering
129(1)
Tom Koontz
A Face of Winter
130(1)
Etheridge
131(2)
In Such a Light
133(2)
Karen Kovacik
From the Indianapolis City Directory, 1916: A Tally
135(1)
Miss Victory (1895)
136(1)
Return of the Prodigal
137(1)
Elizabeth Krajeck
A Considerable Consciousness
138(1)
Norbert Krapf
The Piankashaw in the Sycamore
139(2)
To Obscure Men
141(1)
Sisters
142(1)
David Landrum
Gary, 1961
143(2)
Mary Leader
For the Love of Gerald Finzi
145(2)
Riddle
147(1)
Michael List
The Crime Wave Of Nineteen Fifty-Eight
148(2)
Amy Locklin
Site Report
150(2)
Voodoo Meat
152(2)
A. Loudermilk
She Hardly Ever Says a Word
154(1)
Crooked County (At the Bluebird with You)
155(1)
Doris Lynch
Thinking of War on a Spring Day
156(1)
Jessica Maich
A Swarm of Shadow
157(1)
Cornucopia
157(1)
Swimming with the Old Broads
158(1)
Maurice Manning
The Doctrine of an Axe
159(2)
A Psalm to Bring Rememberance
161(1)
Jayne Marek
This Close and No Further
162(1)
Adrian Matejka
Withdrawal
163(1)
Divine Order
164(2)
Khaled Mattawa
For years I've Been Prohibited from Mentioning the Moon
166(2)
The Bus Driver Poem
168(2)
The Bloomingfoods Promise
170(2)
Antonia Matthew
Spring
172(1)
Found Poems
172(1)
John Matthias
Making of the Rivers and the Prairies
173(3)
Swimming at Midnight
176(1)
Reception
177(1)
Bonnie Maurer
We Walk into Mundy s for the Meaning of Life
178(2)
Human Nature
180(1)
On Road 52
181(1)
Jim McGarrah
Traffic Jam on Highway 41
182(1)
Hopping a Freight Train
183(1)
Marc McKee
Why I Hate Realism
184(2)
Todd McKinney
Surrender
186(2)
Some Very Important Business
188(2)
Joyelle McSweeney
WNDU
190(1)
Norman Minnick
Pissarro's The House of the Deaf Woman and the Belfry at Eragny
191(1)
Mark Minster
Where You Are
192(1)
Poem She Sent
193(1)
Roger Mitchell
Clang
194(1)
Four-Hundredth Mile
195(2)
The Quickest Way to Get There
197(1)
City of Back Yards
198(1)
Why We're Here
199(1)
William Vaughn Moody
The Daguerrotype (excerpt)
200(1)
Cheryl Soden Moreland
Fountain Square Mama ... In Heat
201(1)
Lisel Mueller
Illinois, Indiana, Iowa
202(1)
Scenic Route
203(1)
Pigeons
204(1)
A Grackle Observed
205(1)
Letter to California
206(2)
Neil Nakadate
Hoosiers (2)
208(2)
Crossing the Line, 1955
210(1)
Mark Neely
A Promise
211(1)
The Bowling Alley
211(1)
Tarn Lin Neville
An Afternoon to be Filled with Kicked Snow
212(1)
Small Town Ceremony
213(1)
Richard Newman
Grampa's Liquor Bottles
214(2)
Mistakes
216(1)
Coins
217(1)
Brian O'Neill
Joe, Born 1895 Near Bean Blossom Creek, Indiana (excerpt)
218(1)
Matthew O'Neill
Excerpts from: The Seasons at Walden Inn
219(1)
William Orem
Turning Home Late
220(1)
Bryan Penberthy
Avalon
221(1)
The End of Free Love
222(1)
Roger Pfingston
Quarriers
223(1)
Near Gessie, Indiana
223(1)
The Best Looking Man at the Funeral
224(1)
Dick Pflum
Washington Street, Indianapolis at Dusk 1892-1895
225(2)
Michael J. Phillips
Perfect Relationship
227(1)
Donald Platt
Sizzling Happy Family
228(2)
Summer Arrythmias
230(1)
Cartwheels
231(2)
Jim Powell
Following the Calves
233(1)
Nancy Pulley
Whooping Cranes Near Muscatatuck
234(1)
Fran Quinn
Indianapolis
235(1)
Linda Neal Reising
Crawdads
236(1)
Eric Rensberger
3/1/04
237(1)
This Afternoon
238(1)
Kenneth Rexroth
"Such Was Our Garden"
239(1)
Red Maple Leaves
240(1)
James Whitcomb Riley
A Discouraging Model
241(1)
A Variation
242(2)
Shana Ritter
Lotus
244(1)
Dana Roeser
Midwestern Summer: My Dead Mother as Muse
245(3)
November 15, before the Frost
248(1)
Ernest Sandeen
Her Wealth of Shells
249(2)
A Brief Story of Time, Outside and In
251(1)
John Sherman
Full Circle
252(1)
Little Brown Girl, 1927
253(1)
Dennis Sipe
Hatchery Trout Gone as Wild as They Can Go
254(2)
135 in Winter
256(1)
Laurel Smith
Improvised Sabbath
257(1)
Bruce Snider
Morning
258(2)
April
260(1)
Strawberries
261(1)
Mary Ellen Solt
Sky
262(1)
Forsythia
263(1)
Geranium
264(1)
Maura Stanton
Catharsis
265(1)
Simultaneous
266(2)
Faux Deer
268(1)
Winter Walk
269(1)
Felix Stefanile
The Catch
270(1)
Midwest Fantasy
271(2)
At the Widow Kate's Retirement Banquet
273(1)
Kevin Stein
First Performance of the Rock `n' Roll Band Puce Exit
274(2)
Adolescent Hemlock
276(1)
First Day, Container Corporation of America, June 1972
277(2)
Our Armor
279(2)
Bert Stern
Reflections in a Furniture Store Window
281(1)
Ruth Stone
Returning to the City of Your Childhood
282(1)
Icons from Indianapolis
283(1)
American Milk
284(1)
The Provider
285(1)
F. Richard Thomas
On the Farm
286(1)
When We Were Young: A Brown County Memory
287(1)
Thomas Tokarski
Another Way
288(2)
Jon Tribble
Lucky Life
290(2)
Indiana Marriage
292(2)
Center of Gravity
294(2)
Robin Vogelzang
Cicada Sonnet
296(1)
Chuck Wagner
The Lucky Bamboo
297(1)
The Topeka Auction Restaurant
298(2)
Shari Wagner
Anti-Slavery Cemetery
300(1)
"Washington Street, Indianapolis, at Dusk"
301(2)
David Wagoner
The Junior High School Band Concert
303(2)
The Shooting of John Dillinger Outside the Biograph Theater, July 22, 1934
305(3)
Looking for Nellie Washington
308(2)
A Valedictory to Standard Oil of Indiana
310(1)
Their Bodies
311(1)
Jim Walker
Brooklyn, Indiana
312(1)
City
313(1)
Jessamyn West
Late Afternoon
314(1)
Waiter, Another Squab
314(1)
Katerina Tsiopos Wills
Quarry Scuba: Indiana Dive Partners
315(1)
Blessing of the Bikes: Bean Blossom, Indiana
316(1)
David Wojahn
Distance
317(1)
Red Ochre
318(2)
Days of 1994
320(1)
Written on the Due Date of a Son Never Born
321(1)
John Woods
Turning to Look Back (excerpt)
322(3)
The Visits of My Aunt
325(2)
Barney s Sister
327(2)
Samuel Yellen
Todays Horoscope
329(1)
Tomorrows Horoscope
330(1)
Dean Young
Threshold
331(1)
Catalogues
332(2)
Kevin Young
Ode to the Midwest
334(2)
Black Bottom
336(1)
Deep Song
336(1)
Marguerite Young
The Homecoming
337(2)
Contributors 339(21)
Map 360(3)
Permissions 363(12)
Index of Poets and Titles 375