Table of contents for Toward the distant islands / Hayden Carruth ; edited and with an introduction by Sam Hamill.

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Introduction
From The Crow and the Heart (1959)
The Buddhist Painter Prepares to Paint
Reflexive
November: Indian Summer
From The Norfolk Poems of Hayden Carruth (1962)
Purana, Meaning Once Upon a Time
Naming for Love
Adolf Eichmann
From Nothing for Tigers (1965)
Burning Dawn
Freedom and Discipline
From The Clay Hill Anthology (1970)
Selected Haiku
From From Snow and Rock, from Chaos (1973)
Concerning Necessity
The Ravine
Once More
The Cows at Night
Emergency Haying
The Birds of Vietnam
Abandoned Ranch, Big Bend
From Brothers, I Loved You All (1978)
The Loon on Forrester's Pond
August First
Essay
The Joy and Agony of Improvisation
Essay on Stone
John Dryden
Johnny Spain's White Heifer
Marshall Washer
The Poet
From If You Call This Cry a Song (1983)
On Being Asked to Write a Poem Against the War in Vietnam
Regarding Chainsaws
Song of the Two Crows
From The Oldest Killed Lake in North America (1985)
The Oldest Killed Lake in North America
From Tell Me Again How the White Heron Rises and Flies Across the Nacreous River at Twilight Toward the Distant Islands (1989)
Sometimes When Lovers Lie Quietly Together,
Unexpectedly One of Them Will Feel the Other's Pulse
The Impossible Indispensability of the Ars Poetica
Of Distress Being Humiliated by the Classical Chinese Poets
Survival as Tao, Beginning at 5:00 A.M.
"Sure," said Benny Goodman,
From Collected Shorter Poems 1946-1991 (1992)
New Poems (1986-1991)
Pa McCabe
Pray You Young Woman
Assignment
From Scrambled Eggs & Whiskey: Poems 1991-1995 (1996)
Birthday Cake
Testament
Ecstasy
Prepare
From Doctor Jazz (2001)
Because I Am
The Sound
Dearest M- 
Saturday Morning in Mundane Munnsville
Saturday Was the First Day of the New Millennium
Elegance
Letter to Denise
The New Quarry
New Poems (2001-2005)
Clarabelle
Cutting Wheat by Moonlight
Springtime, 1998
Selected Haiku
Fanfare for the Common Man, No. 2
Adoration Is Not Irrelevant
Two Poets
Navel
On Being Marginalized
Complaint and Petition
The Little Girl Who Learned the Saving Way
Two White Stones
February Morning
Small Fundamental Essay
A Few Dilapidated Arias

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