Table of Contents for Yvor Winters : Selected Poems


Introduction xvii
from The Early Poems of Yvor Winters, 1920-28 (1966)
Two Songs of Advent
1(1)
One Ran Before
1(1)
Song for a Small Boy Who Herds Goats
2(1)
Alone
3(1)
The Magpie's Shadow
I. In Winter
Myself
4(1)
Still Morning
4(1)
Awakening
4(1)
Winter Echo
4(1)
The Hunter
4(1)
No Being
4(1)
II. In Spring
Spring
5(1)
May
5(1)
Spring Rain
5(1)
Song
5(1)
III. In Summer and Autumn
Sunrise
5(1)
Fields
5(1)
At Evening
5(1)
Cool Nights
6(1)
Sleep
6(1)
The Aspen's Song
6(1)
The Walker
6(1)
Blue Mountain
6(1)
God of Roads
6(1)
September
6(1)
A Lady
6(1)
Alone
7(1)
A Deer
7(1)
Man in Desert
7(1)
Desert
7(1)
The End
7(1)
High Valleys
7(1)
Awaiting Snow
7
The Bare Hills
I. Upper River Country, Rio Grande
I. Hill Burial
8(1)
II. The Precincts of February
8(1)
III. The Resurrection
9(1)
IV. Tewa Spring
10(1)
V. Dark Spring
10(1)
VI. The Crystal Sun
11(2)
VII. Josť's Country
13(1)
VIII. The Upper Meadows
14(1)
IX. The Moonlight
14(1)
X. October
15(1)
XI. The Impalpable Void
16(1)
XII. "The Fragile Season"
16(1)
II. The Bare Hills
I. Genesis
17(1)
II. Exodus
17(1)
III. The Vigil
18(1)
IV. Moonrise
18(1)
V. Alba for Hecate
18(1)
I. The Cold
19(1)
II. Digue dondaine, digue dondon
20(1)
III. Nocturne
21(1)
IV. "Quod Tegit Omnia"
22(1)
I. March Dusk
23(1)
II. The Lamplight
24
III. Flesh of Flowers
23(3)
IV. Under Rain
26(1)
V. Midnight Wind
26(1)
I. Complaint
27(1)
II. The Muezzin
28(1)
III. Song
29(1)
IV.April
29(1)
V. Song
30(1)
I. Full Moon
31(1)
II. Love Song
31(1)
III. Sleep
31(1)
I. The Cold Room
31(1)
II. The Bare Hills
32(1)
III. The Dead: Mazda Wake
33(1)
IV. The Barnyard
33(1)
V. The Grosbeaks
34(1)
I. The Streets
35(1)
II. The Rows of Cold Trees
36(2)
III. Prayer beside a Lamp
38(1)
IV. Man Regards Eternity in Aging
39(1)
III. The Passing Night
I. Eternity
40(1)
II. The Passing Night
41(1)
The Solitude of Glass
42(1)
Fire Sequence
1. Coal: Beginning and End
43(1)
2. Liberation
43(1)
3. Return of Spring
44(1)
4. Bill
45(1)
5. The Vanquished
46(1)
6. The Victor
47(1)
7. A Miner
48(1)
8. Vacant Lot
49(1)
9. Tragic Love
49(1)
10. To the Crucified
50(1)
11. O Sun!
51(1)
12. November
52(1)
13. Genesis
53(1)
14. The Bitter Moon
54(1)
15. The Deep: A Service for All the Dead
55(2)
Orange Tree
57(1)
Song of the Trees
57(1)
The Goatherds
58(1)
Bison
59(1)
Wild Sunflower
60(1)
Snow-Ghost
61(1)
The Vigil
62(1)
Simplex Munditiis
63(1)
from Collected Poems (1960)
The Moralists
64(1)
The Realization
64(1)
To William Dinsmore Briggs Conducting His Seminar
65(1)
The Invaders
66(1)
The Castle of Thorns
66(1)
Apollo and Daphne
67(1)
The Fable
67(1)
The Empty Hills
68(1)
Moonrise
69(1)
The Fall of Leaves
70(1)
Inscription for a Graveyard
70(1)
The Last Visit
71(1)
For Howard Baker
72(1)
The Slow Pacific Swell
72(2)
The Marriage
74(1)
On a View of Pasadena from the Hills
75(3)
The Journey
78(2)
A Vision
80(2)
To a Young Writer
82(1)
By the Road to the Air-Base
83(1)
Elegy on a Young Airedale Bitch Lost Some Years Since in the Salt-Marsh
84(1)
Midas
84(1)
Sonnet to the Moon
85(1)
The Anniversary
86(1)
Before Disaster
86(1)
The Prince
87(1)
Phasellus Ille
88(1)
Orpheus
88(1)
On the Death of Senator Thomas J. Walsh
89(1)
Dedication for a Book of Criticism
90(1)
A Leave-Taking
91(1)
On Teaching the Young
91(1)
Chiron
91(1)
Heracles
92(2)
Alcmena
94(1)
Theseus: A Trilogy
95(4)
Socrates
99(2)
To Edwin V. McKenzie
101(1)
To a Woman on Her Defense of Her Brother Unjustly Convicted of Murder
102(1)
To David Lamson
103(1)
John Day, Frontiersman
104(1)
John Sutter
105(1)
The California Oaks
106(2)
On Rereading a Passage from John Muir
108(1)
The Manzanita
109(1)
Sir Gawaine and the Green Knight
109(2)
An October Nocturne
111(1)
A Spring Serpent
112(1)
Much in Little
112(1)
The Cremation
113(1)
An Elegy
114(1)
Time and the Garden
115(1)
To a Portrait of Melville in My Library
116(1)
A Prayer for My Son
117(1)
In Praise of California Wines
118(1)
A Summer Commentary
119(1)
On the Portrait of a Scholar of the Italian Renaissance
120(1)
A Dedication in Postscript
120(1)
A Winter Evening
121(1)
Summer Noon: 1941
122(1)
To a Military Rifle 1942
122(2)
For the Opening of the William Dinsmore Briggs Room
124(1)
Moonlight Alert
124(1)
Defense of Empire
125(1)
Night of Battle
126(1)
An Ode on the Despoilers of Learning in an American University, 1947
126(2)
To Herman Melville in 1951
128(1)
To the Holy Spirit
128(2)
A Fragment
130(1)
A Song in Passing
130(1)
To the Moon
131(1)
At the San Francisco Airport
131(2)
Two Old-Fashioned Songs
133(2)
from Collected Poems (1978)
To Herbert Dean Meritt
135(1)
Uncollected Poems
"Aere Caliginoso"
136(1)
A White Spiritual
137(1)
The Brink of Darkness 138(17)
Biographical Note 155(2)
Note on the Texts 157(2)
Notes 159(3)
Index of Titles and First Lines 162