Donald Finkel Papers 1947-1983
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box-folder   5-12/36-103  
II. Poems. [series]: (Finkel I) (ca. 2258 items.)   
Scope: Consists of poems by Finkel filed in 3 subseries: Titled and Untitled Poems, Poetry Notebooks, and Poem Fragments.


box-folder   5-11/36-99  
II. 1. Titled and untitled poems. [subseries]: (Finkel I) (ca. 2050 items.)   
Scope: Consists of titled and untitled poems filed alphabetically by title.


 
Abe: the dyspeptic florist . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 102p.)   
Scope: Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
The actor . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 9p.)   
Scope: Auto. prose notes.


 
Acts . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Adolph Eichmann: Hail and farewell . [n.d.]. (Ts. 5 drafts, 5p.)
 
Advice to a mermaid . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 4 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
Aerial photograph [poem]. (Ts. light revision. 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
Aesop's joke book . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 6 drafts, 10p.)
 
After . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x), Auto. 37 drafts, 37p.)   
Scope: Published in Quarterly Review of Literature.


 
After rain . [n.d.]. (Ts(x), Auto. 34 drafts, 3p.)   
Scope: Published in Quarterly Review of Literature, Vol. 17, No. 1/2 (1970), and Chicago Choice, Vol. 27, No. 1 (Summer, 1975).


 
After the long trek (fl) . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
After the names . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 5 drafts, 7p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled All you can do.


 
After the wind . [n.d.]. (Ts. 4 drafts, 4p.)
 
Afterthought . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Alarm . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Draft of poem is filed on recto of Avocado; see Avocado.


 
Alba . [n.d.]. (Ts(x), Ts, Auto. 6 drafts, 6p.)   
Scope: One draft retitled Morning; alternately titled Alba, San Miguel Allende, and Alba, San Miguel.


 
All day up here . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
All I ever wanted . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 3p.)   
Scope: Published in A Mote in Heaven's Eye.


 
All the way home . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 1p.)
 
All we need . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)   
Scope: Published in Detachable Man.


 
Almost breaking through . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Alms . [n.d.]. (Ts. 5 drafts, 5p.)   
Scope: Poem subtitled For Amy; alternately titled Beggar, and Blind man; published in New Letters, Vol. 39, No. 4 (Summer, 1973); collected in A Mote In Heaven's Eye.


 
And many more . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
And so it fell . [n.d.]. (Ts. 5 drafts, 5p.)   
Scope: Published in Antaeus, No. 4 (Winter, 1971); collected in A Mote In Heaven's Eye.


 
The angel . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 5 drafts, 5p.)   
Scope: Published in Going Under/Endurance.


 
An anniversary . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 5 drafts, 5p.)   
Scope: Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
Another flick . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Another matter . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x), Auto. 8 drafts, 22p.)   
Scope: Published in Massachusetts Review, Vol. 20, No. 4 (Winter, 1979); collected in What Manner of Beast.


 
Anthem . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 4 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled The crowd, and Congregation. Collected in A Joyful Noise.


 
The ape who painted . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x), Auto. 9 drafts, 11p.)   
Scope: Published in What Manner of Beast.


 
Apology for bad dreams . [n.d.]. (Ts. 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
Apology to an alto man . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Apology to F . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 4p.)
 
Arch . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 5 drafts, 5p.)
 
Are you awake? . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
As a matter of fact . [n.d.]. (Ts(x), Ts, Auto. 4 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Published in Poetry Northwest.


 
At five . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
At her bath . [n.d.]. (Ts. 5 drafts, 5p.)
 
At the door . [n.d.]. (1p.)
 
At the dump . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
At the ultimate meltdown . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x), Auto. 5 drafts, 5p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Invitation to an apocalypse, and Ephemera.


 
At the wall . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 8 drafts, 12p.)   
Scope: Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
At the window . [n.d.]. (Auto. 1p.)
 
At the zoo: I & II . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 5 drafts, 6p.)
 
Aubade . [n.d.]. (Ts. 5 drafts, 5p.)
 
Aunt Emily's house . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Avocado . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Avocado seed and Avocado pit; included on recto of one draft is draft of poem, Alarm.


 
Back . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Back in the city . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
Bad day in the oracle shack . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Bad news . [n.d.]. (Ts. 4 drafts, 5p.)
 
Bad night [poem]. (Ts, Ts(cb). 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Bad weed . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
The bargain . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)   
Scope: Published in New Letters.


 
The bash on Mt. Venus . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Published in Simeon.


 
Basil . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Be my guest . [n.d.]. (Ts. 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
The beast in the machine . [n.d.]. (Ts(x). 2p.)   
Scope: Published in What Manner of Beast.


 
Because believing . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
Bee . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
Before . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 4p.)
 
The beggar's song . [n.d.]. (Ts. 4 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Song of the beggar.


 
Beginning again . [n.d.]. (Ts(x), Ts. 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
The bells of Ostrov . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 5 drafts, 5p.)
 
Belmonte . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)   
Scope: Published in Simeon.


 
Benediction . [n.d.]. (Ts. 6 drafts, 6p.)   
Scope: Final draft includes printer's notes; published in The New Yorker, Vol. 50, No. 38 (Nov. 11, 1974); collected in A Mote In Heaven's Eye.


 
Between wars . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x), Auto. 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
The biodegradable widow . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 4 drafts, 4p.)
 
Bird on the roof . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
A birth . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 5 drafts, 5p.)
 
Birth of a myth . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)   
Scope: Published in Simeon.


 
Bits . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Black Gladys . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Blasted . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Blind Bob . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
The blind man, the elephant, and the king . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 4p.)
 
Blind Sally . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled The blind girl.


 
The Blunder Circus . [n.d.]. (Ts(x), Ts, Auto. 6 drafts, 6p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled El Circo Blunder; published in Detachable Man.


 
Bob's blues . [n.d.]. (Ts(x), Ts, Auto. 6 drafts, 6p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Fable.


 
Bon voyage . [n.d.]. (Ts(x), Ts. 9 drafts, 9p.)   
Scope: Published in Quarterly Review of Literature, Vol. 17, No. 1-2 (1970).


 
Bone song . [n.d.]. (Ts. 4 drafts, 4p.)
 
Bones . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)   
Scope: This is not the poem, Bones, included in Simeon.


 
Bones . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2p.)   
Scope: Published in Simeon.


 
Bottomless pit . [n.d.]. (Auto. 2p.)
 
Boy singing on a bus . [n.d.]. (Ts. 9 drafts, 13p.)   
Scope: Published in Poetry Now, Vol. 2, No. 4 (1975); collected in A Mote In Heaven's Eye.


 
The boy who forgets . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Breakfast . [n.d.]. (Ts(x). 1p.)
 
Breather . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: This is not the poem, Breather, which is included in Garbage Wars. Additional Auto. draft of Breather is included on recto of one draft of the poem, Crumbs.


 
Breather in Eden . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 3 drafts, 3p.)   
Scope: Published in Detachable Man.


 
Breathing song . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Brick-song . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 5 drafts, 5p.)   
Scope: Published in Detachable Man.


 
Bricks . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Published in A Mote in Heaven's Eye.


 
The brother's apology . [n.d.]. (Ts. 3 drafts, 3p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Explanatory.


 
Building a head . [n.d.]. (Ts(x). 1p.)   
Scope: Published in Poetry Northwest, Vol. 2, No. 4 (1980).


 
Burying the cat [poem]. (Ts(cb). 2p.)
 
The business in hands . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 4 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Published in What Manner of Beast.


 
By our signs . [n.d.]. (Ts(x), Ts, Auto. 9 drafts, 15p.)   
Scope: Published in What Manner of Beast.


 
Cain poem . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Cain's song . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 7p.)   
Scope: Published in Kayak, No. 35 (June, 1974); collected in A Mote In Heaven's Eye.


 
Call of the call-girls. (Ts(cb). 2p.)   
Scope: Poem subtitled (For N.M.); fragment of unidentified poem on verso. Published in Massachusetts Review, Vol. 3, No. 3 (Spring, 1962); collected in Simeon.


 
Call of the call girls . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 3p.)   
Scope: Published in Massachusetts Review, Vol. 3, No. 3 (Spring, 1962); collected in Simeon.


 
The cane . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 11 drafts, 11p.)   
Scope: Published in Lillabulero, No. 13 (Spring, 1974); collected in A Mote In Heaven's Eye.


 
The cannibal songs . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 4 drafts, 6p.)
 
Canticle of the whales . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Caribou woman . [n.d.]. (Ts(x), Ts. 5 drafts, 7p.)   
Scope: Published in What Manner of Beast.


 
Case history . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Cat . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 4p.)
 
The cat confesses . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 4 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
Caught in the darkened room (fl) . [n.d.]. (Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Chance . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Charms . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 4p.)
 
Chase Lucy . [n.d.]. (Ts(x). 5 drafts, 7p.)   
Scope: Published in What Manner of Beast; enc.: 2 pp. of Auto. notes towards Chase Lucy.


 
Chimp . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 6 drafts, 8p.)   
Scope: Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
Cigarette . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Claggart . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Clearing trail . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
The climbers . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)   
Scope: Published in Simeon.


 
A cloud . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
The coal man . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 7 drafts, 7p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Coal man, coal man.


 
Coat . [n.d.]. (Ts. 5 drafts, 5p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled The coat.


 
Coats . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 10p.)   
Scope: Sequence consists of The net, Entrails, The naked orator, The flea, and Glad rags. Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
Cocteau's opium . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 9p.)   
Scope: Published in Simeon; enc.: 1 p. Auto. synopsis.


 
Coin oracle . ca. 1983. (Ts. 1p.)   
Scope: Not identical to poem titled The coin oracle.


 
The coin oracle . ca. 1983. (Ts. 2p.)   
Scope: Not identical to poem titled Coin oracle.


 
A cold song [poem]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Coming . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)   
Scope: Collected in Detachable Man.


 
Coming down . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Published in Kayak, 31 (1973).


 
Coming: II . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Published in Simeon.


 
The commandment . [n.d.]. (Ts. 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
Concerning the transmission . [n.d.]. (Ts. 4 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled This time it's the battery. Published in Detachable Man.


 
Considering the wilderness . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 3p.)
 
Constitutional . [n.d.]. (Ts(x), Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Convalescence . [n.d.]. (Auto. 2p.)   
Scope: Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
Conversation . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 6 drafts, 16p.)   
Scope: One draft of poem includes sections that became the poems, The dolphin and the lady, MMMMMM, and Of course; enc.: 1 p. of Ts. notes.


 
Conversation with hands . [n.d.]. (Ts. 3 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Poem subtitled (For Washoe); enc.: 1 p. of Auto. notes on verso of Ts(mim) flyer for movie about Washoe, the metaphor-making chimpanzee.


 
Corrida . [n.d.]. (Auto. 1p.)
 
Countdown . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Couplets . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
The cross-eyed lover . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
Crossing . [n.d.]. (Ts(x), Ts. 3 drafts, 3p.)   
Scope: This is not The crossing [poem] included in Going Under/Endurance.


 
Crossing (No. 2) [poem]. light revision. (2p.)
 
Crossing the plateau . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 4 drafts, 4p.)
 
Crossing the schoolyard . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x), Auto. 4 drafts, 4p.)
 
Crumbs . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 3p.)   
Scope: This is not Crumbs [poem] included in Going Under/Endurance. One draft included on recto of draft of Breather [poem].


 
The cuckold . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
...The cure . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
Dandelion (No. 1) . [n.d.]. (Ts. 3 drafts, 3p.)   
Scope: Identical Ts(x) draft of the poem is filed on verso of draft of The fisherman.


 
Dandelion (No. 2) . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Dark . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Dark age . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
The dark buds (fl) . [n.d.]. (Auto. 2p.)
 
Day-flower . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x), Auto. 5 drafts, 5p.)
 
De rerum natura . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 6 drafts, 7p.)   
Scope: Enc.: 1 p. of Auto. notes.


 
Dead leaves . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 4 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Published in Poetry Northwest.


 
Dear Heloise . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Dear muse . [n.d.]. (Ts(x), Ts, Auto. 5 drafts, 5p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Dear Sibyl.


 
Dear sleepless . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Death in Iowa . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
The death of Midas . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Published in Transatlantic Review, No. 14 (Autumn, 1963).


 
The death of Simeon . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 5 drafts, 5p.)
 
The death-wind . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Decline and fall of the mind . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2p.)
 
Deep left . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 6 drafts, 6p.)
 
The deeper the vision (fl) . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
Defacement . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 4 drafts, 6p.)   
Scope: Alternate title, This year's Gioconda (after Duchamps).


 
Deliverance . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Published in A Mote in Heaven's Eye and Kayak.


 
The descent of angel . [n.d.]. (Ts. 12 drafts, 12p.)   
Scope: Published Iowa Review, Vol 4, No. 2 (Spring, 1973); collected in A Mote In Heaven's Eye.


 
Didn't he ramble . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
A different drummer . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Published in What Manner of Beast.


 
Digging the bog-man . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 6 drafts, 8p.)
 
Distances . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 13 drafts, 21p.)   
Scope: Published in Quarterly Review of Literature, Vol. 17, No. 1-2 (1970).


 
Doctor heal thyself . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 6 drafts, 8p.)   
Scope: Verso of one draft contains unidentified poem fragment.


 
Documentary . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 2p.)   
Scope: Additional draft of poem is included on draft of Taking off [poem].


 
Dog days . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 3p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Dog days (nights).


 
The dolphin and the lady . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 5 drafts, 5p.)   
Scope: Section of draft of Conversation [poem] became The dolphin and the lady. Published in Poetry Northwest, Vol 20, No. 1 (Spring, 1979); collected in What Manner of Beast.


 
Dolphin embassy . [n.d.]. (Auto. 1p.)   
Scope: Published in What Manner of Beast.


 
Domestic tragedy . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 5 drafts, 5p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Two domestic portraits: Jacob & Sons.


 
The door . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Doppleganger . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Down between . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
The dream: Rousseau . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Published in Simeon.


 
Dreaming in tongues . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Drinking song . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)   
Scope: This is not the poem titled Drinking song included in The Clothing's New Emperor.


 
Drowning . [n.d.]. (Ts. 14 drafts, 21p.)   
Scope: Published in The American Poetry Review, Vol. 2, No. 3 (May - June, 1973); collected in A Mote in Heaven's Eye.


 
The drunken poet . [n.d.]. (Ts. 5 drafts, 8p.)
 
Dust . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Dying back . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Earth worm . [n.d.]. (Ts. 4 drafts, 4p.)
 
The echo contest . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
The ecologist's notebook . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Published in What Manner of Beast.


 
Editor's note . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
The effect of the poem . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Published in Simeon.


 
Election day . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 7 drafts, 7p.)   
Scope: Published in Detachable Man.


 
Eminence . [n.d.]. (Ts. 4 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Felix culpa.


 
The Empress Theodora comes to visit . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Encounter . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
End of improvement thank you . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2p.)   
Scope: Collected in Detachable Man.


 
Entrails . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 1 drafts, 1p.)   
Scope: See Coats [poem].


 
Even if . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 3p.)
 
Even song . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 6 drafts, 6p.)   
Scope: Published in Poetry Northwest.


 
Every day is the Fourth of July . [n.d.]. (Ts(x), Ts, Auto. 7 drafts, 7p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Where every day is the Fourth of July, and In the Apple every day is the Fourth of July. Collected in Detachable Man.


 
Explanatory . [n.d.]. (Ts. 3 drafts, 3p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Editor's preface.


 
Extraordinary measures . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
Fable of Chang Tru . [n.d.]. (Auto. 3 drafts, 9p.)
 
Fall in the Equinox Cafe . [n.d.]. (Ts. 4 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled September at the Equinox Cafe. Collected in Detachable Man.


 
Fall of the city (No. 1) . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Fall of the city (No. 2) . [n.d.]. (Ts. 5 drafts, 5p.)
 
Fall of the city (No. 3) . [n.d.]. (Ts. 3 drafts, 4p.)
 
Falling . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 5p.)   
Scope: Draft of unidentified poem is on verso of draft of Falling; enc.: 1 p. of Auto. notes.


 
Family visit [poem]. (Ts, Ts(cb). 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Fascination . [n.d.]. (Ts. 3 drafts, 3p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Demon patience.


 
Fat mother of sorrows . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 7p.)   
Scope: Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
Father of the intellect (fl) . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
February thaw . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Feeding the fire . [n.d.]. (Ts. 7 drafts, 9p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Feeding time. Published in A Mote in Heaven's Eye and the magazine Oyez.


 
Feeding time . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
The feminine fire . [n.d.]. (Ts. 3 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled The gift, and The pipe.


 
Finders keepers . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Published in A Mote in Heaven's Eye and St. Louis Post- Dispatch.


 
Fire walking . [n.d.]. (Ts. 11 drafts, 14p.)
 
First footnote . [n.d.]. (1p.)   
Scope: Only draft of First footnote included on recto of one draft of The provenance of the stone [poem].


 
The first line... . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
The first little boy (fl) . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 3p.)
 
The fishermen . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 7 drafts, 9p.)   
Scope: Ts(x) draft of Dandelion [poem] is included on verso of draft of The fishermen; also, Ts draft of The rest is waiting [poem] is included on verso of another draft of The fishermen.


 
Fishing for mermaids in Missouri . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 5 drafts, 7p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Black blouse and widow's peak.


 
The flagpole sitter . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 8 drafts, 8p.)   
Scope: Includes sections titled in draft form: Haiku, and Lament among trees. Published in Simeon.


 
Flight 702: Miami [poem]. (Ts. 2p.)
 
Flute song . [n.d.]. (Ts. 3 drafts, 3p.)   
Scope: Published in A Mote in Heaven's Eye.


 
Flying song . [n.d.]. (Ts. 9 drafts, 13p.)   
Scope: Published in A Mote in Heaven's Eye and the magazine Counter/Measures.


 
Footnote . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Footsteps . [n.d.]. (Ts. 9 drafts, 9p.)   
Scope: Published in A Mote in Heaven's Eye and the magazine Rain.


 
For every dog . [n.d.]. (Ts. 6 drafts, 6p.)   
Scope: Published in The American Poetry Review, Vol 2, No. 3 (May -- June, 1973); collected in A Mote in Heaven's Eye.


 
For M. M. . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
For Noah, my son, sleeping . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)   
Scope: Published in Poetry, Vol 101, No. 6 (March, 1963).


 
For the girl with a job [poem]. (Ts(cb). 1p.)
 
For Washoe . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
For what . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 3p.)   
Scope: On verso of draft is Ts draft of Myopic [poem]. Published in Going Under/Endurance.


 
For whose use . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2p.)
 
Four in the morning and three in the evening [poem]. (Ts(cb). 1p.)
 
The frame carver . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x), Auto. 4 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Published in Poetry Northwest, No. 27 (1980).


 
Frontispiece (the last and only letter...) . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Funeral procession . [n.d.]. (Ts. 4 drafts, 5p.)   
Scope: Published in Simeon.


 
A game . [n.d.]. (Ts. 3 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Published in Antaeus, No. 4 (Winter, 1971).


 
Game . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Published in Antaeus, No. 4 (Winter, 1971).


 
The game . [n.d.]. (Ts. 3 drafts, 3p.)   
Scope: Published in Antaeus, No. 4 (Winter, 1971).


 
Game (part 2) . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
The garden . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Published in What Manner of Beast.


 
Genealogy . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)   
Scope: Published in A Mote in Heaven's Eye.


 
General Motors is people . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 4 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
Getting started . [n.d.]. (Ts. 3 drafts, 3p.)   
Scope: Published in A Mote in Heaven's Eye and the magazine Jam Today.


 
Getting there . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
The ghost ship . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
The ghost who came to dinner . [n.d.]. (Ts. 7 drafts, 7p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Be my guest, and Visit from an old ghost.


 
Gift . [n.d.]. (Ts. 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
The girl downstairs . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 4 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Poem subtitled (For A.); alternately titled Downstairs.


 
The gleanings of despair . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
The gloomy fisherman . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
God walks the last mile . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 4 drafts, 4p.)
 
Going home . [n.d.]. (Ts(x), Ts. 6 drafts, 6p.)
 
Going up . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Accent. Published in A Mote in Heaven's Eye and Kayak.


 
Good night . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Poem subtitled (For Amy).


 
Grandma is playing the Moonlight Sonata . [n.d.]. (Ts. 8 drafts, 9p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Grandma's playing the Moonlight, Grandma plays the Moonlight and Moonlight Sonata. Published in Poetry Northwest, Vol. 14, No. 18 (1977).


 
Grandmother [poem]. (Ts, Ts(cb). 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Grass song . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
The great wave: Hokusai [poem] . 1972: June 30. (Ts(cb). 2p.)   
Scope: Translation into Polish of Finkel poem by Teresa Truskowska. Inscribed. Filed in Ser. I.2.a. with letter from Paul Engle, 1972: Aug. 8.


 
Guest list for the ultimate supper . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
Guide . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Published in A Mote in Heaven's Eye.


 
A guide to the birds of Guatemala . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 3p.)
 
Halt . [n.d.]. (Ts. 7 drafts, 7p.)
 
Hamlet . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
A hand . [n.d.]. (Ts. 5 drafts, 5p.)   
Scope: Poem subtitled (For Rae).


 
Hand song . [n.d.]. (Ts. 4 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Praise.


 
Hands . [n.d.]. (Ts. 6 drafts, 6p.)   
Scope: Published in A Mote in Heaven's Eye.


 
Hands . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
Hangover . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Happy birthday . [n.d.]. (Ts. 9 drafts, 9p.)   
Scope: Published in A Mote in Heaven's Eye.


 
Harangue . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
He . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 5 drafts, 5p.)
 
He woke like a savage (fl) . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Healing the blind . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
The hearse [poem]. (Ts(cb). 1p.)
 
Heart failure . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 5p.)   
Scope: Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
Heisenberg's second law . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 2p.)
 
Her coat of hair . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 7 drafts, 10p.)   
Scope: Published in Poetry Northwest, Vol. 20, No. 1 (Spring, 1979).


 
Her hair . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Her walls . [n.d.]. (Ts(x), Ts. 4 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Published in Kayak, No. 37 (Jan, 1975).


 
The hermit comes back to his shadow . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts.)
 
The hero is a quiet sort of beast... . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 3p.)   
Scope: Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
High time . [n.d.]. (Ts. 9 drafts, 9p.)
 
High-wire walker . [n.d.]. (Ts. 5 drafts, 5p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled The high-wire walker.


 
His crystal balls . [n.d.]. (Ts. 11 drafts, 11p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled My crystal balls, He reads his crystal balls, Lame Angel reads his crystal balls, What do you read in your crystal balls?, and What do you read o gypsy in your crystal balls?.


 
His lyre . [n.d.]. (Ts. 4 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Happy birthday. Collected in A Mote in Heaven's Eye.


 
His need . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)   
Scope: Published in What Manner of Beast.


 
His shadow . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
His tail . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
His talisman . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
His tree . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled The return of Lame Angel.


 
Historic marker . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Hitting the road . [n.d.]. (Ts(x), Ts. 3 drafts, 3p.)   
Scope: Published in Poetry Northwest, No. 28 (1980); collected in Detachable Man.


 
Holiday Inn . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
The holy fool . [n.d.]. (Auto. 2p.)
 
A home away . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 3p.)   
Scope: Collected in Detachable Man.


 
Home movies . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 6p.)   
Scope: Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
Home (No. 1) . [n.d.]. (Ts. 5 drafts, 5p.)
 
Home (No. 2) . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Home thoughts . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Honing my blues . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Hound song . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 8 drafts, 8p.)   
Scope: Published in Poetry Northwest, No. 21 (1979); collected in What Manner of Beast.


 
A house is not a home . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
The houses fall behind us to their knees . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
How little . [n.d.]. (Ts. 4p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled How little we need. Collected in Adequate Earth.


 
How much of myself (fl) . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
How things fall . [n.d.]. (Ts(x), Ts, Auto. 4 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Published in Kayak, No. 50 (May, 1979); collected in Detachable Man.


 
Hunt . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 6 drafts, 11p.)
 
The hunter . [n.d.]. (Ts. 7 drafts, 7p.)   
Scope: Collected in A Mote in Heaven's Eye.


 
The husband . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Published in Poetry, Vol 101, No. 6 (March, 1963); collected in Simeon.


 
The husband [poem] . [1961]. (Ts. 1p.)   
Scope: Filed in Ser. I.1., included in text of letter to Urdang, [1961].


 
I call up the place (fl) . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
I enter myself (fl) . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2p.)   
Scope: Enc.: 1 p. Ts. notes.


 
I have only . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
I packed my trunk . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Iago . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
If he could . [n.d.]. (Ts(x). 5 drafts, 6p.)   
Scope: Published in The American Poetry Review, Vol. 2, No. 3 (May-June, 1973); collected in A Mote in Heaven's Eye.


 
If only . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 4 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: On verso of 1 draft is Ts. draft of My painting will never offend [poem].


 
If people had roots . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)   
Scope: Collected in Detachable Man.


 
The image of grace . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Imigracion . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
The imposter . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
In a dry time . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 4 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled For a dry time. Collected in Detachable Man.


 
In blues . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
In defense of death . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
In the black room . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
In the cell . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
In the country of weeds the one-eyed cat is king . [n.d.]. (Ts(x), Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Published in What Manner of Beast.


 
In the first place . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
In the market . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
In the mosque . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
In the negative aspect (fl) . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
In the park [poem]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
In the pavilion of one head (fl). (Ts. 1p.)
 
In the tragedy of the god (fl) . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
In the trap . [n.d.]. (Ts. 15 drafts, 16p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Mad Tom; enc.: 1 p. of Ts. notes.


 
In the valley of giants . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled In the valley of lubberly giants. Collected in What Manner of Beast.


 
In the ward . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Indelicate weather . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Indisposition . [n.d.]. (Ts(x). 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
Insomnia (No. 1). (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Insomnia (No. 2). (Ts, Auto. 5 drafts, 5p.)
 
Institute of advanced thinking, Dept. 1170 (a found poem) . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 2 drafts, 3p.)
 
Instructions from the cloud . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Intensive care (No. 1) . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Intensive care (No. 2). (11 drafts, 11p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled After the fire.


 
Intersection . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Interview with a winner . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 3p.)   
Scope: Poem subtitled (For Tom). A Ts. draft of the poem is included on verso of draft of The man carrying bricks [poem]. Collected in A Mote in Heavens' Eye.


 
Intimate photograph of the star at her toilette . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
The invention of O . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x), Auto. 3 drafts, 3p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled After the names. Collected in What Manner of Beast.


 
The invention of wrestling . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Inventory . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
It makes no difference . [n.d.]. (Ts. 11 drafts, 13p.)   
Scope: Published in The American Poetry Review, Vol. 2, No. 3 (May-June, 1973); collected in A Mote in Heaven's Eye.


 
It takes all I can do (fl). (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
It was someone . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x), Auto. 4 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Published in Kayak, No. 50 (May, 1979); collected in Detachable Man.


 
Jacob and the angel . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)   
Scope: Published in Simeon.


 
The janitor . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Jason . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
Joy ride . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 4 drafts, 4p.)
 
A joyful noise . [n.d.]. (Ts. 4 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
Juggler of our lady . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 4 drafts, 5p.)
 
Keeping time . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)   
Scope: Published in the magazine ETC, Vol. 30, No. 4 (Dec, 1973); collected in A Mote in Heaven's Eye.


 
The kindly ones . [n.d.]. (Ts. 4 drafts, 4p.)
 
Kitchen song . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Labor Day in the barrio . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 6p.)   
Scope: On verso of Ts drafts of Worm [poem] and unidentified poem.


 
The lady down the street . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Published in Poetry Northwest, Vol. 2, No. 2 (1975); collected in Detachable Man.


 
Lame Angel. (Ts, Auto. 8 drafts, 8p.)   
Scope: Published in Iowa Review, Vol. 4, No. 2 (Spring, 1973), and Kayak, No. 36 (Oct, 1974); collected in A Mote in Heaven's Eye.


 
Lament . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 1p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Poems.


 
Laps. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Last . [n.d.]. (Ts(x), Ts. 4 drafts, 6p.)   
Scope: This is not the poem titled Last, collected in Going Under/Endurance.


 
The last hours of Petronius Arbiter . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 14p.)   
Scope: Collected in Detachable Man.


 
The last look . [n.d.]. (Auto. 2p.)
 
The last of the caribou . [n.d.]. (Auto. 4p.)
 
The last resort . [n.d.]. (Ts. 4 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled A last resort.


 
Last rites . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Last words . [n.d.]. (Auto. 1p.)
 
Late edition . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Late fall . [n.d.]. (Ts. 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
Late February thaw . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)   
Scope: Collected in Detachable Man.


 
Late late show . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 13 drafts, 13p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled The switch.


 
Late madonna . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 1p.)
 
Late news . [n.d.]. (Ts. 4 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Published in The American Poetry Review, Vol. 2, No. 3 (May-June, 1973); collected in Detachable Man.


 
Lawn . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
The leaf . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 9p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Salome, and Metaphor of the veil. Published in Simeon.


 
The leap . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 6 drafts, 10p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled The bitch, Witch, and The urge.


 
Leavings . [n.d.]. (Ts. 4 drafts, 8p.)
 
The lesson for tomorrow . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Collected in What Manner of Beast.


 
Letter found in a thermos bottle at Yaddo . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Published in Simeon.


 
Letter to an alto man . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto, Ts(cb). 8 drafts, 10p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Apology to an alto man. Published in Simeon.


 
Letters from St. Louis . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 5 drafts, 10p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Flying home.


 
Letting go . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 5 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Published in Simeon.


 
Light patches . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Lighting up . [n.d.]. (Ts. 3 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Ts(cb) draft of unidentified poem is on verso of one draft of Lighting up. This is not the poem titled Lighting up collected in Going Under/Endurance.


 
Lilies of the field . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 7 drafts, 8p.)   
Scope: Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
Limping song . [n.d.]. (Ts. 4 drafts, 4p.)
 
Listen, I know . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Lives of a cell . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Published in Kayak, No. 52 (Dec, 1979).


 
Locked ward . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 4 drafts, 4p.)
 
The locksmith's apprentice . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x), Auto. 6 drafts, 6p.)
 
Looking for the dead . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
The lotus eaters [poem]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Love song for an avocado plant . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 4 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
The lover [poem]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Lucy cat . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 3p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Lucy's cat. Collected in What Manner of Beast.


 
Lullaby [poem]. (Ts(cb). 1p.)
 
Lullaby to somebody else's baby . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Madam Lorenzo's universe . [n.d.]. (Ts. 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
Made in USA . [n.d.]. (Ts. 4 drafts, 4p.)
 
Maid Charlotte . [n.d.]. (Ts. 3 drafts, 5p.)
 
Making ready . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
The man carrying bricks . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 7 drafts, 8p.)   
Scope: Ts. draft of Interview with a winner [poem] is included on verso of draft of The man carrying bricks. Published in New Letters, Vol. 39, No. 4 (Summer, 1973).


 
The man on the trampoline . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Published in The New Yorker, Vol. 51, No. 143 (Dec. 15, 1975); collected in Detachable Man.


 
The man on the trampoline [poem] . [1975]. (Ts. 1p.)   
Scope: Filed in Ser. I.2.a. with letter from Steve T. Georgiou, 1975: Dec. 19.


 
The man on the trampoline [poem] . [1975]. (Ts. 1p.)   
Scope: Contains printer's notes on recto. Published in The New Yorker, Dec. 15, 1975. Filed in Ser. I.2.a. with letter from The New Yorker, 1978: Dec. 13.


 
The man who dropped the bomb . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Man with the black sitar . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
The map . [n.d.]. (Auto. 1p.)
 
Marching song . [n.d.]. (Ts(x), Ts. 5 drafts, 5p.)   
Scope: Published in Quarterly Review of Literature, Vol. 17, No. 1-2 (1970); collected in A Mote in Heaven's Eye.


 
Marching to Jerusalem . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Mare . [n.d.]. (Ts. 4 drafts, 6p.)   
Scope: Ts(cb) drafts of the poems, Birth of a myth, and Coming: I, are included on verso of drafts of Mare. Published in Poetry Northwest, Vol. 2, No. 2 (1975).


 
Marsyas . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Memorandum . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x), Auto. 3 drafts, 3p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Memoranda; published in Poetry Northwest, 28 (1980).


 
Memorandum [poem]. (not same as above) (Ts(cb). 1p.)
 
Mesquite . [n.d.]. (Ts. 4 drafts, 4p.)
 
Mesquite . [n.d.]. (Ts. 4 drafts, 4p.)
 
Messages . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Metaphysic of snow . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 4 drafts, 5p.)   
Scope: Published in Poetry, Vol 105, No. 6 (March, 1965).


 
Metastasis . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 4 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Collected in Detachable Man.


 
Mexican votive painting on tin [poem]. (Ts. 2p.)
 
Mi conquistador [poem]. (Ts(cb). 1p.)
 
Midas . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 4 drafts, 7p.)   
Scope: Published in Transatlantic Review, No. 14 (Autumn, 1963); collected in Simeon.


 
The minotaur [poem]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Mirror song . [n.d.]. (Ts. 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
MMMMMM . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 4 drafts, 5p.)   
Scope: Published in Poetry Northwest, Vol. 20, No. 1 (Spring, 1974); collected in What Manner of Beast.


 
Monologue: the wife . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Simeon's wife grants an interview.


 
Moon ball . [n.d.]. (Ts. 9 drafts, 9p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Moon game.


 
Mordida . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Bribing myself.


 
Morning chorus . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Morning in the ward . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
Morning song . [n.d.]. (Ts. 5 drafts, 5p.)   
Scope: Published in Antaeus, No. 17 (Spring, 1975); collected in A Mote in Heaven's Eye.


 
The morning the orchid decided to be a butterfly . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x), Auto. 4 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled The morning the orchid. Collected in What Manner of Beast.


 
Mother's day . [n.d.]. (Ts(x), Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Mother's day at Delmar Gardens . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 4p.)
 
Moving day . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
The mummies at Guanajuato . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 3p.)
 
My painting will never offend . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 6 drafts, 6p.)   
Scope: Published in Simeon.


 
My steam . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 3p.)   
Scope: Ts(x) draft of The weeds [poem] is on verso of one draft.


 
The naked orator . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 4p.)
 
The narcoleptic mailman . [n.d.]. (Auto, Ts(x). 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
Naturalist's journal . [n.d.]. (Ts. 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
Near the entrance to the cave (fl) . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 4 drafts, 14p.)
 
Need . [n.d.]. (Ts. 3p.)
 
The negative particle [poem] . [n.d.]. (Ts(x). 1p.)   
Scope: Filed in Ser. I.2.a. with letter from Casindania P. Eaton, 1980: April 15.


 
The negative particles . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 5 drafts, 7p.)   
Scope: Collected in What Manner of Beast.


 
The net . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 3p.)   
Scope: See Coats [poem].


 
Never for long . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
New leaf . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 5 drafts, 5p.)   
Scope: Collected in A Mote in Heaven's Eye.


 
The new life . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Enc.: 1 p. Auto. notes.


 
Next time . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 5 drafts, 5p.)   
Scope: Collected in A Mote in Heaven's Eye.


 
Night flight . [n.d.]. (Ts(x). 1p.)   
Scope: Collected in Detachable Man.


 
Night games . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
A night in the jungle . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Weekend in Erebus. Published in Quarterly Review of Literature.


 
Night letters . [n.d.]. light revision. (1p.)
 
Night shift . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 5 drafts, 5p.)   
Scope: Collected in A Mote in Heaven's Eye.


 
Night train . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 3 drafts, 3p.)   
Scope: One draft was titled A night in the jungle. Published in Quarterly Review of Literature.


 
Night walk [poem] . [n.d.]. (Ts(x). 2p.)   
Scope: Contains printer's notes on recto. Published in The New Yorker, Nov. 1, 1969. Filed in Ser. I.2.a. with letter from The New Yorker, 1972: Oct. 23.


 
Nightpiece: II . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)   
Scope: Collected in Garbage Wars.


 
Nine tulips . [n.d.]. (Ts. 4p.)
 
Nobody . [n.d.]. (Auto. 1p.)
 
Nocturne . [n.d.]. (Ts(x). 1p.)   
Scope: Collected in Going Under/Endurance.


 
Not so the chairs . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 6 drafts, 12p.)   
Scope: Published in The New Yorker, Vol. 50, No. 39 (Nov. 18, 1974); collected in A Mote in Heaven's Eye.


 
Note . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
[Note in lieu of suicide]. [Summer]. (Ts. 3 drafts, 3p.)   
Scope: Published in Simeon.


 
Nothing at all . [n.d.]. (Ts. 7 drafts, 13p.)   
Scope: Two drafts titled Dear attic, come back; one draft titled The listless attic. Published in Kayak, No. 31 (1973); collected in A Mote in Heaven's Eye.


 
Nothing dear . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
Now I have only . [n.d.]. (Ts. 9 drafts, 9p.)
 
October at O'Connor's Pub . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 3p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled October at O'Connor's.


 
Odd couple . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Of course . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 3 drafts, 6p.)   
Scope: Collected in What Manner of Beast.


 
Old soak . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 4 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Abe? Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
Old Tom . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
On first looking at another poem in The Nation. [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
On the art of dyeing . [n.d.]. (Auto, Ts(x). 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
On the beach . [n.d.]. (Auto, Ts, Ts(x). 6 drafts, 6p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Leap yr day, Coney I, and Leap yr day, on the beach. Collected in Detachable Man.


 
On the first day of the Cuban quarantine [poem]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
On the morning of the nativity . [n.d.]. (Ts. 4 drafts, 4p.)
 
On the uses of lead . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2p.)
 
The onanist . [n.d.]. (Ts(cb). 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
One . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 3p.)   
Scope: Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
The one-eyed cat . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 5 drafts, 5p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled In the valley of wolves the one-eyed cat is king. Published in Poetry Northwest, No. 21 (1979); collected in Simeon.


 
One last look . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
One last supper . [n.d.]. (Ts. 4 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Collected in A Mote in Heaven's Eye.


 
One look . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
One more . [n.d.]. (Ts(cb). 2p.)
 
One more fall . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 9 drafts, 9p.)
 
One more spider . [n.d.]. (Auto, Ts, Ts(x). 9 drafts, 10p.)   
Scope: Collected in Detachable Man.


 
One, two . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Open . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
The operation . [n.d.]. (Ts. 14 drafts, 16p.)
 
Or this . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
The other dogs . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 6 drafts, 6p.)   
Scope: Collected in Detachable Man.


 
Our lady of hard times . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
The painted muse . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
The pair went over the mountain . [n.d.]. (Auto. 1p.)
 
The panes . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
Parable . [n.d.]. (Auto. 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
The park . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 10 drafts, 10p.)
 
The party . [n.d.]. (Ts. 10 drafts, 10p.)   
Scope: Published in Kayak, No. 47 (Feb, 1978); collected in Detachable Man.


 
Pas de deux . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto, Ts(x). 5 drafts, 5p.)   
Scope: Collected in Garbage Wars.


 
Passing go again . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 3 drafts, 3p.)   
Scope: Collected in Detachable Man.


 
Passing through . [n.d.]. (Ts(x). 1p.)
 
Passion in Paradise . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 3 drafts, 6p.)   
Scope: Collected in What Manner of Beast.


 
Pastoral . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 5 drafts, 5p.)   
Scope: Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
Patience . [n.d.]. (Ts. 4p.)   
Scope: Collected in Going Under/Endurance.


 
Peace, brother . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Peek . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Perfecting the wall . [n.d.]. (Ts. 4 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Published in Kayak, No. 31 (1973); collected in A Mote in Heaven's Eye.


 
The petrified lover . [n.d.]. (Ts. 10 drafts, 10p.)   
Scope: Published in A Mote in Heaven's Eye.


 
The piece of meat . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)   
Scope: AN by Finkel on recto: translation of Francis Ponge.


 
Pilgrimage . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 7 drafts, 7p.)   
Scope: Collected in Detachable Man.


 
The pilgrimage . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 6 drafts, 7p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled The visit of the brother, and I pay Simeon a visit. Published in Detachable Man.


 
Pilgrim's progress . [n.d.]. (Auto. 2p.)   
Scope: Collected in What Manner of Beast.


 
The pillar . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
The pillars continue to increase in height . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
Planh . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 8 drafts, 14p.)   
Scope: Published in Poetry, Vol 105, No. 6 (March, 1965); collected in A Joyful Noise; enc.: 2 pp. Auto. notes.


 
The playmate of the western world [poem]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Please be seated. (Ts, Auto. 6 drafts, 6p.)   
Scope: Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
Please machine . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 3 drafts, 7p.)
 
Poco presto . [n.d.]. (Auto, Ts, Ts(x). 30 drafts, 59p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Un poco piu presto; in some drafts, the last section is titled Savoring the salt.


 
Poem and prayer to St. Hoffstein . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 6 drafts, 13p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled St. Hoffstein and the mountains. Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
Pole business . [n.d.]. (Auto, Ts, Ts(x). 7 drafts, 16p.)   
Scope: Collected in Adequate Earth.


 
The pot. (Ts. 3 drafts, 4p.)
 
Praise. (Ts, Auto. 4 drafts, 4p.)
 
Prayer . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 6 drafts, 7p.)
 
Prayer to my genes . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
President McKinley and the anarchist [poem]. (Ts(cb). 1p.)
 
The president's nightmare . [n.d.]. (Auto, Ts(x). 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Prime . [n.d.]. (Ts. 3 drafts, 3p.)   
Scope: Collected in Detachable Man.


 
The prodigal son . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Published in Poetry Northwest, No. 19 (1978).


 
Prometheus . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Prophecy . [n.d.]. (Ts. 4 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Published in Kayak, No. 33 (1973); collected in A Joyful Noise and A Mote in Heaven's Eye.


 
Prophecy . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 3p.)   
Scope: Published in Kayak, No. 33 (1973); collected in A Joyful Noise.


 
The provenance of the stone . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 5 drafts, 5p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled The provenance of the pillar. Ts draft of First footnote [poem] is included on recto of one draft.


 
Pruning the mimosa . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 5 drafts, 5p.)
 
The pulse defies his science (fl) . [n.d.]. (Ts. 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
The punishment . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 8 drafts, 9p.)   
Scope: Published in Quarterly Review of Literature, Vol. 17, No. 1-2 (1970).


 
Q and A . [n.d.]. (Ts. 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
Quarrel . [n.d.]. (Ts. 9 drafts, 9p.)   
Scope: Published in Kayak, No. 52 (Dec, 1979).


 
Question . [n.d.]. (Ts. 3 drafts, 3p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Question from the floor.


 
A question of memory . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 8 drafts, 8p.)   
Scope: Published in Ascent, Vol. 5, No. 1 (1979); collected in A Mote in Heaven's Eye.


 
The race . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Collected in A Mote in Heaven's Eye.


 
Rain . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
A rainy night in the capital . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Rare pair . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 5 drafts, 3p.)
 
Rattle-bang . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 9 drafts, 15p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Song of Rattle-bang.


 
Reading the leaves . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 5 drafts, 5p.)
 
Reaping the whirlwind . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
The recognition system . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
Reconstructing the wreck . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto, Ts(x). 4 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Collected in What Manner of Beast.


 
Redistributing the wealth . [n.d.]. (Ts. 4 drafts, 4p.)
 
Redwing's song . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Reflections on violence . [n.d.]. (4 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Reflections on catastrophe. Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
Release . [n.d.]. (Ts. 11 drafts, 12p.)
 
Reminders . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Reprieve . [n.d.]. (Ts(cb). 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Reprieve [poem] . [1961]. (Ts(cb). 1p.)   
Scope: Filed in Ser. I. 1., included in text of letter to Urdang, [1961].


 
Resources . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 4 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Published in Poetry Northwest, Vol. 14, No. 18 (1977); collected in Garbage Wars.


 
The rest is waiting . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Return engagement . [n.d.]. (Auto. 2p.)
 
Reunion . [n.d.]. (Auto. 1p.)
 
Riddles . [n.d.]. (Ts. 5 drafts, 5p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Riddle.


 
The ring . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled A ring.


 
The rise and fall of the ginger cat . [n.d.]. (Ts. 3 drafts, 4p.)
 
Rising . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
The river despair . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts.)
 
Rock fable . [n.d.]. (Ts. 4 drafts, 4p.)
 
Romany rose . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Rooms . [n.d.]. (Ts. 4 drafts, 4p.)
 
Round one . [n.d.]. (Auto. light revision. 1p.)
 
Rumplestiltskin . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)   
Scope: Published in Chelsea, No. 11 (March, 1962); collected in Simeon.


 
The sacred pipe . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 4 drafts, 25p.)
 
Salamander . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Salisbury Cathedral from the bishop's ground . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)   
Scope: Collected in Detachable Man.


 
Samuel asleep . [n.d.]. (Ts. 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
Sand . [n.d.]. (Ts. 5 drafts, 5p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Sandpoem. Published in A Mote in Heaven's Eye.


 
Saturday night ramble . [n.d.]. (Auto. 1p.)
 
Say something . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 6 drafts, 7p.)
 
The scene of the crime . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 3p.)   
Scope: Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
Scrawl at the entrance of the labyrinth . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Published in Simeon.


 
The sculptor's garden . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 3p.)   
Scope: Collected in What Manner of Beast.


 
Seal spell . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Collected in What Manner of Beast.


 
Second footnote: for those who wonder... . [n.d.]. (2 drafts, 2p.)
 
The second thief . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 4p.)
 
Second thoughts . [n.d.]. (Ts. 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
Secret [poem]. (Ts (cb). 1p.)
 
Semele [poem]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
The serpent charmer . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)   
Scope: Published in Simeon.


 
Shadow play . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Shave a pig . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 4 drafts, 6p.)   
Scope: Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
She, then laughing (fl) . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Shhh . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)   
Scope: Published in Poetry Northwest, Vol. 20, No. 1 (Spring, 1979); collected in What Manner of Beast.


 
Si le grain ne meurt . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 3p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Spell.


 
The sibyl . [n.d.]. (Ts. 10 drafts, 10p.)   
Scope: Published in Northwest Review, Vol. 12, No. 1 (Autumn-Winter, 1971-72); collected in A Joyful Noise.


 
The sibyl . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 6 drafts, 20p.)   
Scope: Published in Northwest Review, Vol. 12, No 1 (Autumn-Winter, 1971-72); collected in A Joyful Noise.


 
The sibyl . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled The high little star.


 
Sibyl . [n.d.]. (Ts (x). 1p.)   
Scope: Filed in Ser. I.2.a. with letter from Patricia Brooks, 1971: July 23.


 
Sibyl's leaves . [n.d.]. (Ts. light revision. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Published in A Mote in Heaven's Eye.


 
Signs . [n.d.]. (Ts. none to light revision. 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
Silent hero . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 5 drafts, 6p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled The hero saunters up to his biplane.


 
Simeon among the raindrops . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Simeon nears his time . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Simeon's brother, on the crying of the child . [n.d.]. (Ts. 7 drafts, 7p.)   
Scope: See Scrawl at the entrance of the labyrinth [poem].


 
Simeon's night song . [n.d.]. (Ts. light revision. 1p.)
 
Simeon's song . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
The singing dress . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 12 drafts, 12p.)
 
Sinking spell . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Sleep . [n.d.]. (Ts (x). 1p.)   
Scope: Collected in Going Under/Endurance.


 
Sleeping beauty . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)   
Scope: Published in Chelsea, No. 11 (March, 1962); collected in Simeon.


 
The sleeping prince . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Published in Simeon.


 
Small hours . [n.d.]. (Ts. none to light revision. 5 drafts, 5p.)
 
Solitaire . [n.d.]. (Ts. none to light revision. 4 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Collected in Detachable Man.


 
Some further questions . [n.d.]. (Ts. heavy revision. 4p.)
 
Some notes . [n.d.]. (Ts. moderate revision. 5 drafts, 15p.)
 
Some of the shots will make you gasp aloud . [n.d.]. (Ts. none to light revision. 5 drafts, 7p.)   
Scope: Collected in A Mote in Heaven's Eye.


 
Some time . [n.d.]. (Auto, Ts, Ts (x). none to heavy revision. 7 drafts, 31p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled A brief scenario of sometime. Collected in Adequate Earth.


 
Son of unicorn . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 4p.)
 
Song for my father-in-law . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 4 drafts, 5p.)   
Scope: Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
A song for the harvest . [n.d.]. (Auto, Ts. none to light revision. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Song of the blind man . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Song of the burning bush . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 4p.)
 
Song of the converted Ishmaelites. (Ts. 3 drafts, 3p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled The victim.


 
Song of the drunkard . [n.d.]. (Ts. light revision. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Song of the fly . [n.d.]. (Ts. none to light revision. 10 drafts, 10p.)   
Scope: Published in Madrona, Vol. 2, No. 5 (1972).


 
The song of the idiot . [n.d.]. (Ts. light revision. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
The song of the suicide . [n.d.]. (Ts. light revision. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Song on a cold Sunday [poem]. (Ts(cb). 1p.)
 
Sonic boom . [n.d.]. (Auto. 2p.)   
Scope: Published in Poetry, Vol. 101, No. 6 (March, 1963); collected in Simeon.


 
Sort of a prayer . [n.d.]. (Ts(x). light revision. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Spring fall . [n.d.]. (4 drafts, 4p.)
 
Spring maneuvers . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Spring song . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 4 drafts, 5p.)   
Scope: Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
Spring song [poem] . [1965]. (Ts(x). light revision. 1p.)   
Scope: Contains printer's notes. Published in The New Yorker May 22, 1965. Filed in Ser. I.2.a. with letter from The New Yorker Fiction Dept., 1968: May 21.


 
Spring song [poem] . [n.d.]. (Ts(x). 1p.)   
Scope: Filed in Ser. I.2.a. with letter from The New Yorker, 1968: May 28.


 
Squirrels [poem]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
St. Polycarp [poem]. (Ts, Ts(cb). 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Staff of life . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Still life . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(cb). 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Published in Simeon.


 
Strange encounter . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
The strange man . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. light revision. 3 drafts, 8p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled The stranger.


 
The strange one . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 4 drafts, 16p.)   
Scope: Published in Massachusetts Review, Vol. 20, No. 4 (Winter, 1979); collected in What Manner of Beast.


 
The stranger . [n.d.]. (Ts. none to light revision. 4 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Collected in A Mote in Heaven's Eye.


 
The stranger . [n.d.]. (Ts. 3 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Published in Simeon.


 
Street piece . [n.d.]. (Ts. light revision. 1p.)
 
The sun . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 1p.)
 
Sun and I . [n.d.]. (Ts. light revision. 1p.)   
Scope: Collected in Detachable Man.


 
The sun dance . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). none to light revision. 5 drafts, 9p.)
 
Sun up . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). none to light revision. 6 drafts, 6p.)   
Scope: Collected in What Manner of Beast.


 
The sunset sonata . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. none to light revision. 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
The sweet taste of revenge . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
The swine-head healed . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 5p.)
 
The switch . [n.d.]. (Ts. light revision. 1p.)
 
Take it away . [n.d.]. (Ts. light revision. 1p.)
 
Taking off . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. none to moderate revision. 5 drafts, 6p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Fasten your seat belts. Ts. draft of Documentary [poem] is on verso of one draft.


 
Tale . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled The story. Published in Simeon.


 
Tall one . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 6p.)
 
Tappings from the cell to my right . [n.d.]. (Ts. light revision. 1p.)
 
The taste of ashes . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x), Auto. none to light revision. 5 drafts, 8p.)   
Scope: Published in Ascent, Vol. 5, No. 1 (1979).


 
Teacher . [n.d.]. (Ts. moderate revision. 1p.)
 
Telegram . [n.d.]. (Ts. light revision. 1p.)
 
The telephone . [n.d.]. (Ts. light revision. 1p.)
 
Testament . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Thank you, Slim Pickens . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 4 drafts, 4p.)
 
That listen . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto, Ts(x). 4 drafts, 5p.)   
Scope: Collected in What Manner of Beast.


 
That train . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)   
Scope: Published in Quarterly Review of Literature, Vol. 17, No. 1-2 (1970), and Vol. 19, No. 1-2 (1974).


 
That train [2] . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). none to heavy revision. 10 drafts, 10p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Morning train, and, The subject is, on the one hand, being pulled. Published in Quarterly Review of Literature, Vol. 17, No. 1-2 (1970), and Vol. 19, No. 1-2 (1974).


 
They . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. none to light revision. 11 drafts, 12p.)   
Scope: Collected in A Mote in Heaven's Eye.


 
The thin man to his mate . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 3p.)   
Scope: Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
This is what . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
This morning . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x).)   
Scope: none to light revision. 2 drafts, 2p.


 
This poem is leaning on your doorbell . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. none to light revision. 4 drafts, 4p.)
 
This spring again . [n.d.]. (Auto. 1p.)   
Scope: Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
Thistle . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
Though both becloud their window (fl) . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Thousands are doing it daily why not you . [n.d.]. (Ts. none to light revision. 5 drafts, 8p.)
 
Three . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
Three for Robert Rauschenberg . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 109 drafts, 109p.)   
Scope: Includes The white paintings, A talking coat disguised, and The erased De Kooning. Published in A Joyful Noise; enc.: 2 clippings from Life and The New Yorker, 27 pp..


 
Three stages . [n.d.]. (Ts. none to moderate revision. 6 drafts, 6p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Baize.


 
The tick has faith even though it lacks a sense of taste. [n.d.]. (Ts. none to moderate revision. 5 drafts, 6p.)
 
Tie-up . [n.d.]. (Auto. 1p.)
 
Till the doctor comes . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Time of the cock . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
To Noah asleep in my lap . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
To start the morning right . [n.d.]. (Ts. none to light revision. 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
Tomorrow I will not eat . [n.d.]. (Ts. none to light revision. 11 drafts, 11p.)   
Scope: Published in Quarterly Review of Literature, Vol. 17, No. 1-2 (1970), and Vol. 19, No. 1-2 (1974).


 
Topiary . [n.d.]. (Ts. 5 drafts, 6p.)   
Scope: Includes The gardeners, The hedge-trimmers in winter, The manure-spreader, etc. Published in Simeon.


 
Totem . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 4 drafts, 13p.)
 
Tour . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). none to light revision. 3 drafts, 6p.)
 
Transaction . [n.d.]. (Auto, Ts, Ts(x). none to light revision. 5 drafts, 5p.)   
Scope: Collected in Going Under/Endurance.


 
Transforming the River Des Peres into the world's most gigantic sewer. [n.d.]. (Ts. none to light revision. 4 drafts, 14p.)
 
Travelling light . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Treading water . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). none to light revision. 7 drafts, 7p.)
 
The tree of knowledge . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Trimming my nails in a kitchen in Wichita . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
The true difference . [n.d.]. (Ts. none to light revision. 4 drafts, 8p.)
 
Trying on . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Tumbling . [n.d.]. (Auto. 1p.)
 
Two . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
The two dreams . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Two news-vues of the carnation of Prince Charley . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 3p.)
 
Two out of three doctors choose . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Two transmutations . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Uncle . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 4p.)
 
Under Vesuvius . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
The unfinished room . [n.d.]. (Ts. none to light revision. 5 drafts, 5p.)   
Scope: Collected in A Mote in Heaven's Eye.


 
[Unidentified drafts] . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 129 drafts, 129p.)
 
Upward and downward . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 4 drafts, 5p.)   
Scope: Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
A variant . [n.d.]. (Ts. light revision. 1p.)
 
Vegetation . [n.d.]. (Ts. light revision. 1p.)
 
A view . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. light revision. 10 drafts, 25p.)
 
View from the blue caboose . [n.d.]. (Ts(x). 1p.)
 
Vigil . [n.d.]. (Auto. light revision. 1p.)
 
The visit . [n.d.]. (Ts. light revision. 1p.)
 
Visit from a black angel . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)   
Scope: Published in Simeon.


 
A visit to the catacombs . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Vogelfanger . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 5 drafts, 5p.)   
Scope: Published in Poetry, Vol. 105, No. 6 (March, 1965); collected in A Joyful Noise.


 
Voices . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. none to light revision. 5 drafts, 5p.)
 
Waiting for the pathologist . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x), Auto. none to light revision. 6 drafts, 6p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Waiting for pathology.


 
Waiting her out . [n.d.]. (Ts(x). none to light revision. 2 drafts, 1p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Waiting it out.


 
Waking beauty . [n.d.]. (Ts. none to light revision. 6 drafts, 6p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Rousing beauty, and Sleeping beauty.


 
A walk in the country [poem] . [1961]. (Ts(cb). 1p.)   
Scope: Filed in Ser. I.1., included in text of letter to Urdang, [1961].


 
Walking into the wind . [n.d.]. (Ts. none to light revision. 4 drafts, 4p.)
 
The walking stick . [n.d.]. (Ts. none to light revision. 5 drafts, 5p.)
 
Wall Street, homing figures . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. none to light revision. 6 drafts, 6p.)
 
Wanderlied . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Wanted . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Washing up . [n.d.]. (Auto. 1p.)
 
Washoe's baby . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Waste . [n.d.]. (Ts(x), Auto. none to light revision. 5 drafts, 5p.)   
Scope: Collected in What Manner of Beast.


 
Watching my step . [n.d.]. (Ts(x), Ts, Auto. none to light revision. 5 drafts, 5p.)   
Scope: Collected in Detachable Man.


 
Water music . [n.d.]. (Ts. none to light revision. 3 drafts, 3p.)   
Scope: Collected in Garbage Wars.


 
We . [n.d.]. (Ts. none to light revision. 4 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled We we.


 
We . [n.d.]. (Auto. 1p.)
 
We who are about to die . [n.d.]. (Ts. none to light revision. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
Weather man . [n.d.]. (Ts. light revision. 1p.)
 
A weather map of the upstairs study . [n.d.]. (Ts. light revision. 1p.)
 
Weather signs . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Weed music . [n.d.]. (Auto, Ts, Ts(x). none to light revision. 5 drafts, 5p.)   
Scope: Collected in What Manner of Beast.


 
Weeding . [n.d.]. (Ts. light revision. 1p.)
 
The weeds . [n.d.]. (Auto, Ts, Ts(x). light revision. 5 drafts, 6p.)   
Scope: Published in Poetry Northwest, Vol. 3, No. 1 (1976); collected in What Manner of Beast.


 
Weekend in Erebus . [n.d.]. (Ts. none to light revision. 2 drafts, 2p.)   
Scope: Collected in Quarterly Review of Literature.


 
Welcome . [n.d.]. (Ts. none to light revision. 4 drafts, 4p.)
 
The well-dressed bouncer . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 2 drafts, 3p.)
 
Whale canticle . [n.d.]. (Ts. moderate revision. 1p.)   
Scope: Collected in What Manner of Beast.


 
What does it take to make you feel like a million? . [n.d.]. (Ts. none to light revision. 3 drafts, 6p.)
 
What holds me up . [n.d.]. (Ts. none to light revision. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
What manner of beast . [n.d.]. (Auto, Ts, Ts(x). none to moderate revision. 5 drafts, 7p.)   
Scope: Collected in What Manner of Beast.


 
What my head is for . [n.d.]. (Auto, Ts, Ts(x). none to light revision. 4 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Published in Iowa Review, Vol. 7, No. 4 (Autumn, 1976); collected in What Manner of Beast.


 
What the doctor ordered . [n.d.]. (Ts(x). none to light revision. 2 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled The perils of laughter.


 
What this . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). none to light revision. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
What's the matter . [n.d.]. (Auto. light revision. 1p.)
 
The wheelchair poet . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. none to light revision. 5 drafts, 13p.)   
Scope: Published in Webster Review, Vol. 1, No. 3 (1975); collected in A Mote in Heaven's Eye.


 
When the lightning strikes . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). none to light revision. 6 drafts, 6p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled What to do when the lightning strikes. Collected in Detachable Man.


 
Which is to say . [n.d.]. (Ts(x). light revision. 1p.)
 
White fox . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). none to light revision. 6 drafts, 12p.)   
Scope: Collected in What Manner of Beast.


 
Who goes there . [n.d.]. (Ts, Ts(x). none to light revision. 19 drafts, 19p.)   
Scope: Published in Quarterly Review of Literature, Vol. 17, No. 1-2 (1970); collected in A Mote in Heaven's Eye.


 
Why not? . [n.d.]. (Ts. 3 drafts, 5p.)
 
Why we didn't rent the cabin . [n.d.]. (Auto, Ts, Ts(x). none to light revision. 9 drafts, 9p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Why. Collected in Detachable Man.


 
The widow of Officer B . [n.d.]. (Ts. none to moderate revision. 6 drafts, 6p.)   
Scope: Alternately titled Late news.


 
Willie Pep [poem]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Wind said . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. none to moderate revision. 4 drafts, 4p.)
 
Wind song . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)   
Scope: Collected in What Manner of Beast.


 
The window . [n.d.]. (Ts. none to light revision. 4 drafts, 4p.)
 
Winter nights in the oracle hut . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)   
Scope: Published in A Joyful Noise.


 
The witch in the wood . [n.d.]. (Ts. 4 drafts, 4p.)   
Scope: Published in Simeon.


 
With eagle eyes upon a peak near Frisco (for A.G.) [poem]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
The woman in the photograph [poem]. (Ts(cb). 1p.)
 
Won't it be fun . [n.d.]. (Auto, Ts, Ts(x). none to light revision. 5 drafts, 9p.)   
Scope: Collected in Adequate Earth.


 
A word about the word . [n.d.]. (Ts. none to light revision. 3 drafts, 11p.)
 
Words on water . [n.d.]. (Ts. none to light revision. 6 drafts, 6p.)
 
The work of an instant . [n.d.]. (Auto, Ts, Ts(x). none to light revision. 5 drafts, 10p.)   
Scope: Published in Poetry Northwest, Vol. 20, No. 1 (Spring, 1979); collected in What Manner of Beast.


 
Worm . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
The wound . [n.d.]. (Ts. 3 drafts, 3p.)
 
Wow shaft . [n.d.]. (Ts, Auto. 12 drafts, 12p.)   
Scope: Includes Theseus, The enemy, The minotaur, and Prologue. Published in Answer Back.


 
Wrestling the angel . [n.d.]. (Ts. light revision. 1p.)
 
Written on a piece of limestone with a pencil . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Yeats perched like a swan (fl) . [n.d.]. (Ts. 1p.)
 
Yet another apology . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2 drafts, 2p.)
 
You can't get there from here . [n.d.]. (Ts. light revision. 1p.)
 
Yours of the 31st . [n.d.]. (Ts. 2p.)
 
Yucca . [n.d.]. (Ts. 4 drafts, 4p.)
box-folder   12/100-102  
II. 2. Early poetry notebooks. 1947-1953. [subseries]: (Finkel I) (Three notebooks of Ts. and Ts(cb) poems and short prose.)   
Scope: Notebooks from Finkel's college years and early career. Each notebook is separately titled. Finkel refers to these notebooks in notes with the material as "Juvenilia." Epigraphs and allusions interspersed throughout the texts indicate influences of Kierkegaard, Kafka, Klee, Aeschylus, T.S. Eliot, fairy tales and Greek myths. Some poems have Finkel's notations regarding submissions and publishing. A listing of poems contained in these notebooks is filed in the collection register folder.


 
II. 2. a. Notebook a.
 
Selected poems of young Finkel. 1949-50, 1951-53. (Ts, Ts(cb). 145p.)
 
II. 2. b. Notebook b.
 
Collected poems of Donald Finkel. 1949. (Ts, Ts(cb). 112p.)
 
II. 2. c. Notebook c.
 
Spring, Darien, 1947: the star and the symbol. 1947-49. (Ts, Ts(cb). 161p.)
box-folder   12/103  
II. 3. Poem fragments. [subseries]: (Finkel I) (205 items.)   
Scope: Consists of unidentified poems and poem fragments.