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Tables of Contents for This Dancing Ground of Sky
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Preface
ix
 
Editor's Foreword
xi
 
Introduction
xiii
 
Shelley Armitage
Part One: Love's Genius
After Looking into a Genealogy
3
3
Do Not Feel Sure
6
2
Shadow-Madness
8
2
Bridal
10
1
Whom God Hath Joined
11
1
Prothalamium for Barbara
12
1
Evergreen
13
1
Letter to Virginia
14
2
On a Morning
16
1
And There Was Light
17
1
East of the Sun and West of the Moon
18
1
Poem to Accompany the Gift of a Loaf of Bread
19
2
The Woman Who Dwells
21
1
Tilano of San Ildefonso
22
2
Penas Negras
24
1
Elegy in Three Movements for Alice and Haniel Long
25
4
Alas
29
2
Elements for an Autobiography
31
2
Lament
33
1
Shattered
34
1
Cat and Cosmos
35
2
Portrait of My Father
37
2
The Return
39
1
The Aged Man
40
1
Silly Song for My Eightieth Birthday
41
1
On Reading Pablo Neruda
42
1
The Sonnets: I, IV, V, VIII, X, XII, XIII, XIV, XV
43
8
Part Two: The Rose, Unfurling
School Boy
51
2
Omens
53
1
Sic Transit Gloria
54
2
The Nuclear Physicists
56
1
Master Race
57
2
Within
59
1
San Felipe
60
1
Lost World
61
2
Andromeda's Question
63
3
Driven
66
2
Words for a Spring Operetta in Walgreen's Payless Drugstore
68
4
Biology
72
1
On Receiving a Bill for Nine Hours of Analysis
73
1
The Poet as Big as a Bear
74
2
Catherine and Her Destiny
76
2
The Muse
78
1
The Poet's World
79
2
Constellation
81
2
What Kind of Old Woman Can I Be?
83
2
Fragments
85
1
Perhaps in Our Old Age
86
1
Construction
87
2
Lines for a Woman Poet
89
4
Part Three: This Dancing Ground of Sky
I Have Looked at the Earth
93
2
Sketchbook
95
2
Foretaste
97
2
Peach Trees
99
1
After the Rain
100
1
This Ocean (Point Lobos)
101
2
Familiar Journey
103
2
Enchanted Mesa
105
2
Autumn Dusk
107
1
Horses in the Moonlight
108
1
Here Is Ground Juniper
109
1
Morning on Tserege
110
1
Blue Heron
111
1
Black Mesa: Dream and Variations
112
4
White Dog with Mushrooms
116
2
On the Putting to Death of an Old Dog
118
3
Elegy for the Willow Tree
121
2
Return to a Landscape
123
8
Autumn: Ranchos
131
1
For a Mountain Burial
132
1
Outing in the Wilderness
133
3
A Poem Not Especially in Praise of Cats
136
2
You Name It
138
2
Chama
140
1
On Seeing the Wild Geese
141
4
May 9, 1977
145
1
May 14, 1977
146
1
In Terms of Water
147
9
The Truchas Peaks
156
1
Little Sermon in Stone
157
2
Wilderness Experience
159
1
Theme and Cogitations
160
1
Controversy
161
2
Still Life
163
1
Among the Holy Stones
164
1
Poems ache (Untitled)
165
1
She Will Want Nothing But Stones
166
2
The Kites and the Petroglyphs
168
2
Basalt Dike with Petroglyphs
170
3
Stones on an Arid Hillside
173
2
An Afternoon among Stones
175
2
Sandhill Cranes in February
177
4
Appendix
181
2
Bibliography
183