Table of Contents for Looking For God's Country


PROLOGUE Letter from a Star Above Southern Indiana 17(4)
I. THE NEST
The Nest
21(1)
Strawberry-Patch Song
22(1)
The Gardener
23(2)
Chicken in the Woods
25(1)
Aunt Justine and the Cistern
26(2)
Godfather's Fishing Knife
28(2)
Camp Carnes Facts
30(1)
Seining Minnows
31(1)
Patoka River Canoe Trip
32(1)
Patoka River Memories
33(1)
Early-Morning Rounds
34(1)
The Hay-Baler
35(1)
Barnyard Hoops
36(1)
After the Football Game
37(1)
Urban the Caretaker
38(2)
Plywood Summer
40(1)
Wheel Poem
41(1)
The Storyteller
42(2)
The Schneebrunzer
44(3)
II. FRANCONIAN FACES AND FIELDS
What the Map Says
47(2)
Franconian Faces and Fields: After Andreas Riedel
1. Road
49(1)
2. Franconian Landscape
50(1)
3. The Ghost Road
51(1)
4. The Curve of Farm Buildings
52(2)
5. The Farmer and the Manure
54(2)
6. Berta and Georg Haberkamm
56(1)
7. Hans and Marie
57(1)
8. Suspenders
58(1)
9. Julius at the Door
59(1)
10. Behind Farm Buildings
60(1)
11. Shorn Sheep
61(1)
12. Anna's Oven
62(1)
13. The Man with the Bread
63(2)
14. The Woman in the Barley
65(1)
15. Zwetschgenkuchen/Plum Pastry
66(1)
16. Eva's Knife
67(1)
17. Women Gathering Apples
68(1)
18. Apples in Rainwater
69(1)
19. Three Saturday Sweepers
70(2)
20. Woman with a Rake
72(1)
21. Women in Potato Field
73(1)
22. The Potato Cart
74(2)
23. The Village Guards
76(1)
24. Black-Cat Blues
77(1)
25. Going to Church
78(1)
26. Shoes Under the Bed
79(4)
III. THE BRANDENBURG GATE
The Brandenburg Gate: Berlin, 2000
83(1)
Empty Underground Shelves
84(1)
Würzburg Sequence: After Gunter Ullrich
1. Riders over Würzburg
85(1)
2. Black Sun, 1945
86(2)
3. Destroyed Facade
88(1)
4. A Fruit Tree After the War
89(2)
5. What Survives
91(2)
A Quiet Corner in Thuringia
93(2)
The Woman in the Wine Shop
95(2)
Petra in Her Garden
97(2)
Schroeder the Franconian Cat
99(1)
The Girl in the Garden
100(1)
Spark and Flame
101(1)
The Blacksmith's Daughter
102(1)
Cuxland, the Coast
103(1)
The Lost Picture
104(3)
IV. GOD'S COUNTRY
God's Country
107(2)
Polished Shoes
109(1)
A Pretty Small Town
110(1)
Second Sister
111(1)
Prayers and Smoke
112(1)
Where the Waters Grow Deep
113(2)
Coming into Her Own
115(1)
Aunt Verena
116(1)
Elegy for Small-Town Heroes
117(1)
Where Trees Are Tall
118(1)
Squirrel Hunter's Dream
119(1)
The Piankashaw in the Sycamore
120(2)
Dark and Deep
122(1)
What I Found in the Woods
123(1)
Coming into the Valley
124(2)
Moon Shadows
126(1)
This Dust
127(2)
Legacy
129(1)
Blood Song
130(1)
Genug um zu geniessen/Enough to Enjoy
131(2)
The Time Has Come
133(2)
EPILOGUE The Audience of the Dead 135