The Resource For the sake of the light : new and selected poems, Tom Sexton, (electronic resource/)

For the sake of the light : new and selected poems, Tom Sexton, (electronic resource/)

Label
For the sake of the light : new and selected poems
Title
For the sake of the light
Title remainder
new and selected poems
Statement of responsibility
Tom Sexton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This collection of new and selected poems by the former poet laureate of Alaska, Tom Sexton, opens a door on the essence of life in Alaska and Maine. Sexton divides his year between the two states, and he captures here the small but powerful sensual details of day-to-day life in these contrasting, yet similar, environs. His carefully crafted verse distills the birch and aspen, lynx and ptarmigan, and the snow on high peaks. Through his poems we thrill to experience encounters with the wild, the seasons, and the sublime landscape. His language is clear, without tricks or fancy moves, yet h
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
811/.54
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3569.E88635
LC item number
F67 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
University of Alaska Press - Alaska Writer Laureate
Label
For the sake of the light : new and selected poems, Tom Sexton, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=322470
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • New Poems; Eiders; Passamaquoddy Bay; Lubec, Maine; Night-Herons; At East Machias; In Waldo County, Maine; Crossing the Blueberry Barrens; A Harvard Millerite Ascends; Uncle Eli Glover Moving; The Banishment of Saint Columba; Trawl; Arnprior, Ontario; On the Empire Builder Heading West; Burial Ground; The Emperor; Broad Pass, September; Cow Parsnip; Mountain Bluebirds; Beluga Point; Cottonwood Seed; Porcupine; At the Turning of the Season; That Other World; Summer Waterfall; Butterfly Lake; Juncos; Snow Buntings; Stellers Jay; Stellers Sea Cow, 1742-1768
  • Ursus Maritimus, the Polar BearDriving Toward Nenana; Cottonwood; Mountain Lake; Walking the Marsh; Mew Gulls; Snowy Owl; Looking to the West; Brown Creeper; A Necessary Poem; A Snowy Morning in May; The Man Who Learned Denaina; Clear and Cold; Two Ravens in a Tree; Tugs; Under Polaris; Dawson City, Yukon Territory; Signs of Spring; Wild Swans; Saint Lucias Day; The Kite Flyers; Redpolls; The Iris Hunters; From: Terra Incognita (1974); Terra Incognita; Uncle Paul; Astoria; At Daybreak; December; From: Late August on the Kenai River (1991); Poolshark; Anchorage; Homer; Trapper Creek
  • The Wedding of Cecelia DemidorfCompass Rose; Nikolaevsk; Saint Marys; On Reading Wang Wei; Late August on the Kenai River; Open Season; Two Poems for the Solstice; Harvest; From: A Bend Toward Asia (1993); Kodiak; Yakutat; El Dorado; Chitina; Gulkana Berry Pickers; The Princess Line; Chenega; Cygnus; -60; De Rerum Natura: or Of Natures Things; In the Snow; Ritual; Waiting for Spring; Aleutians; Iris; Extending the Range; Springs; After the August Rains; Wolves; Pass Creek; Hurricane; Walking to the Beaver Pond with My Wife; On the Russian River; The Marsh in Spring; Sweet Spring Grasses
  • Crows on Bare BranchesWind; Muskeg; From: A Blossom of Snow (1995); Naming; Winter Landscape; Burnet; Lin He-Jing; Towns; Lament; King Island; Beluga; Pleiades; Transformations; Marsh Violets; Crows; Homage to Neidecker; Fiddlehead; From: Leaving for a Year (1998); Thinking of Tu Fu on a Summer Evening; Leaving for a Year; Crossing the Divide; At Feng-Hsiang; Poem Begun on Mothers Day; Portage La Prairie; Melting Snow; From: Autumn in the Alaska Range (2000); On the Death of a Homeless Man; Rowing Toward the Spirit World; For Art and Anna on Their Wedding Day; Spirit Houses at Tazlina
  • The Alaska RangeThe Cross Fox; Rowan Tree; A Blessing; Landscape; A Letter to Tu Fu; Touch-Me-Not; Solstice; In Glacial Light; The Bear that Visits Our Cabin; Willow Ptarmigan; Lynx; Blue Flag; Wilsons Warblers; The Mountains in Winter; Winter Solstice; The Gift of Snow; Winter Finch; Denali; Poem About the Moon; Rising from the Dark; April; Poem Written Near Hurricane; Autumn in the Alaska Range; Numen; Paradise Valley; Setosa; Epitaph; For the Sake of the Light; From: World Brimming Over (2003); By an Abandoned Railroad Line; In the Kitchen; Butcher Bird; American Dippers; Pastoral
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ocn639015261
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1 online resource (access may be restricted)
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online
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Access restricted to subscribing institution
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Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
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Label
For the sake of the light : new and selected poems, Tom Sexton, (electronic resource/)
Link
http://library.quincycollege.edu:2048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=322470
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • New Poems; Eiders; Passamaquoddy Bay; Lubec, Maine; Night-Herons; At East Machias; In Waldo County, Maine; Crossing the Blueberry Barrens; A Harvard Millerite Ascends; Uncle Eli Glover Moving; The Banishment of Saint Columba; Trawl; Arnprior, Ontario; On the Empire Builder Heading West; Burial Ground; The Emperor; Broad Pass, September; Cow Parsnip; Mountain Bluebirds; Beluga Point; Cottonwood Seed; Porcupine; At the Turning of the Season; That Other World; Summer Waterfall; Butterfly Lake; Juncos; Snow Buntings; Stellers Jay; Stellers Sea Cow, 1742-1768
  • Ursus Maritimus, the Polar BearDriving Toward Nenana; Cottonwood; Mountain Lake; Walking the Marsh; Mew Gulls; Snowy Owl; Looking to the West; Brown Creeper; A Necessary Poem; A Snowy Morning in May; The Man Who Learned Denaina; Clear and Cold; Two Ravens in a Tree; Tugs; Under Polaris; Dawson City, Yukon Territory; Signs of Spring; Wild Swans; Saint Lucias Day; The Kite Flyers; Redpolls; The Iris Hunters; From: Terra Incognita (1974); Terra Incognita; Uncle Paul; Astoria; At Daybreak; December; From: Late August on the Kenai River (1991); Poolshark; Anchorage; Homer; Trapper Creek
  • The Wedding of Cecelia DemidorfCompass Rose; Nikolaevsk; Saint Marys; On Reading Wang Wei; Late August on the Kenai River; Open Season; Two Poems for the Solstice; Harvest; From: A Bend Toward Asia (1993); Kodiak; Yakutat; El Dorado; Chitina; Gulkana Berry Pickers; The Princess Line; Chenega; Cygnus; -60; De Rerum Natura: or Of Natures Things; In the Snow; Ritual; Waiting for Spring; Aleutians; Iris; Extending the Range; Springs; After the August Rains; Wolves; Pass Creek; Hurricane; Walking to the Beaver Pond with My Wife; On the Russian River; The Marsh in Spring; Sweet Spring Grasses
  • Crows on Bare BranchesWind; Muskeg; From: A Blossom of Snow (1995); Naming; Winter Landscape; Burnet; Lin He-Jing; Towns; Lament; King Island; Beluga; Pleiades; Transformations; Marsh Violets; Crows; Homage to Neidecker; Fiddlehead; From: Leaving for a Year (1998); Thinking of Tu Fu on a Summer Evening; Leaving for a Year; Crossing the Divide; At Feng-Hsiang; Poem Begun on Mothers Day; Portage La Prairie; Melting Snow; From: Autumn in the Alaska Range (2000); On the Death of a Homeless Man; Rowing Toward the Spirit World; For Art and Anna on Their Wedding Day; Spirit Houses at Tazlina
  • The Alaska RangeThe Cross Fox; Rowan Tree; A Blessing; Landscape; A Letter to Tu Fu; Touch-Me-Not; Solstice; In Glacial Light; The Bear that Visits Our Cabin; Willow Ptarmigan; Lynx; Blue Flag; Wilsons Warblers; The Mountains in Winter; Winter Solstice; The Gift of Snow; Winter Finch; Denali; Poem About the Moon; Rising from the Dark; April; Poem Written Near Hurricane; Autumn in the Alaska Range; Numen; Paradise Valley; Setosa; Epitaph; For the Sake of the Light; From: World Brimming Over (2003); By an Abandoned Railroad Line; In the Kitchen; Butcher Bird; American Dippers; Pastoral
Control code
ocn639015261
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (access may be restricted)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institution
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
  • eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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