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(((Contents, p. vii))) (((FMT))) Contents (((Frontmatter))) Preface XX (((Part title))) Part One: Play and Leisure (((TXT))) Recipe: Dr. Lehman's Dandelion Wine XX Introduction XX A Prayer XX Ray Bradbury From Dandelion Wine XX Ronna N. Welsh "Camp Food" XX Scott Cairns "Accepting Blood" and "Yellow" XX Jamaica Kincaid "The Circling Hand" from Annie John XX G. K. Chesterton "A Piece of Chalk" from Tremendous Trifles XX Charles C. Abbott "A Fence-rail Fancy" from In Nature's Realm XX Richard Jefferies "Meadow Thoughts" from The Life in the Fields XX Tao Qian "Reading The Book of Hills and Seas" XX Anne Lamott "Altar" from Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith XX Psalm 100 XX (((Part title))) Part Two: Tillage and Cultivation (((TXT))) Recipe: Mixed Greens and Walnuts XX Introduction XX A Prayer XX Cheung Hsieh, Vidyãkara, Paul Laurence Dunbar A Gathering of Farming Poems XX Elinore Rupert Pruitt Stewart "A Busy, Happy Summer" from Letters of a Woman Homesteader XX Gretel Ehrlich "From a Sheepherder's Notebook: Three Days" from The Solace of Open Spaces XX Barbara Kingsolver "Knowing Our Place" from Small Wonder XX Sherman Alexie "The Summer of Black Widows" XX Michael Pollan "Weeds Are Us" from Second Nature: A Gardener's Education XX Barbara Crooker, Lee Robinson, Dorothea Mackellar A Gathering of Gardening Poems XX Richard Selzer "Toenails" from Letters to a Young Doctor XX Psalm 65 XX (((Part title))) Part Three: Family and Community (((TXT))) Recipe: Mary Ann's Spicy Herb Dip XX Introduction XX A Prayer XX Thomas Lynch "The Oak Grove Imbroglio" from Bodies in Motion and at Rest XX William J. Vande Kopple "Bright Hope" XX Carl Sandburg A Gathering of Poems XX The Declaration of Independence XX Frederick Douglass "What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?" XX Barbara Tuchman "On Our Birthday--America as Idea" XX Donald Hall "Summer" from Seasons at Eagle Pond XX Psalm 132 XX (((Part title))) Part Four: Nature and Grace (((TXT))) Recipe: Eggplant Spread XX Introduction XX A Prayer XX Mary Oliver Selections from Long Life: Essays and Other Writings XX Luci Shaw "Raspberries" and "Summer road remembered" XX Walt Whitman Selections from Specimen Days XX Aldo Leopold Selections from A Sand County Almanac XX Siegfried Sassoon, Denise Levertov, Barbara Crooker, Tada Chimako, Ibn Abi I-Haytham A Gathering of Poems from Around the World XX Celia Thaxter From Among the Isles of Shoals XX Joseph Wood "August" from The Twelve Seasons: A Perpetual Calendar for the Country XX Psalm 104 XX (((Part title))) Part Five: Retreat and Return (((TXT))) Recipe: African Squash and Yams XX Introduction XX A Prayer XX Barbara Hurd XX "Refugium" from Stirring the Mud: On Swamps, Bogs, and Human Imagination Ada Louise Huxtable "A House Rewards Affection" XX Sarah Orne Jewett "The Backward View" from The Country of the Pointed Firs XX Robert Clark From My Grandfather's House: A Genealogy of Doubt and Faith XX N. Scott Momaday From The Way to Rainy Mountain XX Madeleine L'Engle From The Summer of the Great-Grandmother XX Leslie Pinckney Hill, Wathen Marks Wilks Call, Kenneth Slade Alling A Gathering of Summer Poems XX Patricia Hampl "Silence" from Virgin Time XX Psalm 91 XX (((Backmatter))) Acknowledgements XX Notes XX About SkyLight Paths XX
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Summer -- Religious aspects -- Meditations.
Summer -- Literary collections.