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Description: I had to know the point to which the path was trackedand when the definition would cease to be my own
Description: She didn't quite make clear what we were going to find when we got hereon the outer edge of worryIt wasn't Chinamen and it wasn't wild riceA ha...
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Description: Original woodcut created for the letterpress print of McCormick's Harvester and Self Binder. It has three sections and is connected using wood splines. An...
Description: Electrotype created for the letterpress print of McCormick's Harvester and Self Binder. A woodcut was created first, the electrotype next, then the letterp...
Description: The Little Bluebirds — has anyone expressed it betterthan Judy Garland singing. . . why, oh why, can't I
Description: The world is flat; we get aroundthis stretched credulityby going straight as an arrowand meeting ourselves in a space of time
Description: Years ago, there was a man-sound from the hills, and a lifetime laterits aged and legendary echo
Description: He was taught restraint and patriotic fiction,letting automation byto wipe the chimneys clean of issuesand make horizons in the sky
Description: No one will tellNo one would dare to put in printthe Secret Knowledge.That word of mouth is frozen deepand all Report is still
Description: The fast movement was a nervous reach for something west.But along the way there was no hurry. Wait for noontime, turned round to a movement eastward,<...
Description: Dearest Daughter,The year is flown.We can't compete and we stand alone
Description: Lightning cleared the air, that we could seejust how deep the rootland layFar below the wished for, but not beyond the Will
Description: The boss says —The center is —Good workmen then served two mastersOne a man, the other a craftA fine-edged tool biting life-long in...
Description: New land cut out by real imaginary linesbased in older spirit courseslay and bedrock, flight of birds and pointed feet
Description: On the map it shows the turkey buzzards circling overheadto tell us who we are and what the odds.Don't count;a promise is no more than just a s...
Description: Let us be wrong in all our judgmentsAt that fine point We cannot quite believethe steps between the superstitionsThe feathers, the little e...
Description: The river told them how to make the mapandLegends later flocked the shore
Description: The bargain was that the driven wedgewould never be withdrawn
Description: An unhappy majoritysome of whom voted for frivolous reasonsreflected the north/south splitIn their nascent paranoia, they preached their vi...
Description: To some who want to leaveit would be dullBut to us who want to staythe moment is surprising:never laxonly turning out of nowhere lastin...
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