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Description: To some who want to leave
it would be dull
But to us who want to stay
the moment is surprising:
never lax
only turning out of nowhere lastin...

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Description: Patience we learned and requiem
to rest the tense who die
For we forgot the brazen earth
in courtship of the sky

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Description: His mind wandered without rescue

The man is innocent.

and had to be brought home to the corner
and stapled to the ground

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Description: Everybody who lived should get a gold watch
for endurance
and a chain for hanging

Date:  date unknown

Description: A one-sided badge with the words "I'm From Green Bay Wis." printed on it.

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Description: That cottage all with melting roses —

It was such fun to think ahead of it,
to condition all that air with smokesuds
and pick the mud out of o...

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Description: De Pere, Wis.

The sound has never left the harp
The song will never leave the well

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Description: A child could count in rounded numbers
the Christmas chance of pudding from the sky

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Description: That time of year.

Let's go watch the big wheels

The Saint, the King of Breakup with his Fool, parade the tarot Jack of Dice,
their drumme...

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Description: The style of reachings, temporal or spiritual, for transformation of the earth

The chapel of Rockford Female Seminary, later Rockford College, 1889-...

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Description: Height is might

The expansionists and the young
want up the elevation

An overview high, and especially away

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Description: Native buildings, hardly noticed in the tapestry,
long as a house of indeterminates
full of ladders unexplained

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Description: Each little world has its private Atlas
working his ethic in longhand
toward the stage set for the point of No Return

Historical Object

Fargo House

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: An album page decorated with a watercolor painting of blue flowers and green stems featuring four views of the Frank B. Fargo house on Mulberry Street. A c...

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Description: First one light is the truth and then another
but always it is shining on some counterpart

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Description: The river told them how to make the map
and
Legends later flocked the shore

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Description: It's a day for celebration, just to be so cheering glad and everyone to know

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Description: Either way, the sides are bridged,
from wine to water, cutting back to wine

Paradoxical appointments, anticipated hour —

No one event can...

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 79-84

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Description: A working lifetime minted these good coins – every day
devoted to circulating them through the same routine streets
wore them thin into retirement

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Description: Bring back somehow the big Hello
Prolong the noisiest day
The clapping hands are stilled too soon
And much too far away

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