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Description: Far out

The last report on peace to reach us here
was neither a promise nor easy Faith

but the hardest of all, the waiting for never
an...

Historical Object

Joy Camps Beaver Point Trip

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Scrapbook displaying several camp photographs. Includes the "Riding Committee meeting" (including the Dalmatian "Lindy"), campers...

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Description: Some towering hand-made genius had fighting words to sell

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Description: Against the prescience of disaster is the safety of even numbers

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Description: Sunday was the day when, to a stranger,
almost nothing happened. But to us
it was the best day of all

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Description: As though the tree inclined lacked discipline, pruned of its working part

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Description: Every macho-mind knows exactly what
and where it is — up front, smoking
hot, born to circumstance, savage
watchman of the several thousand Rights

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Description: If you will tell me, then, the things that you have read
I shall not have heard of them
but I will read them for your sake

There is a meeting...

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Description: The earth is never still, but speaks her lovers
lying twined among the roots of grasses, lying long
stretched out from hill to hill

There wher...

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Description: Always looking at the vacancy in that great sea of people

All there ever was was a greeting card
and that one a mirage

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 1-6

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Description: We've at least been able to conserve something if it's only the idea of conserving for conservation's sake
But the community interests ought to come fir...

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Description: Face up to the oncoming interest due
when it's blushing right there as a shadow
and the fact is a whistle away

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 19-32

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Description: Unkind to speak of the ancestral vocabulary as dream-talk,
unkind to wake the dreamer

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

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Description: You who were spared I talked with night but last
about the velvet years
I remember from the window
The one that is blown is the one gone wild

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Description: Page from Sue Ann Hackett Scrapbook displaying two photographs. The top is a group portrait of the counselors who worked at Joy Camps in the summer of 1949...

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Description: The world is flat; we get around
this stretched credulity
by going straight as an arrow
and meeting ourselves in a space of time

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Description: The boss says —
The center is —

Good workmen then served two masters
One a man, the other a craft

A fine-edged tool biting life-long in...

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Description: Page from Joy Camps photo album displaying two photographs; there is an empty space where a third photograph was once included. The top photograph shows a...

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Description: That instinct path to the waiting door
is a mile of running
beyond the last ounce of bursting heart

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