Description: Even the slow, dry, hungry engines,
what would be the best of times,
cannot help but leave behind them
a restlessness unchanging as bef...


Description: The log who was made King of Logs is here entombed
eight round, ten long

For his design, the strengthened forest
capriciously outgrew them all...


Description: De Pere, Wis.

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


Description: There used to be a quiet. It wasn't deafness, it was roses

But they don't make it any more
They think it was a toy

Date: 1881 ca.

Description: Colorful patterned wool fabric in an Appleton Woolen Mills sample book.


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


Description: For any master line drawn fine enough or spoken well
let us call all professionals to wear the laurel
and deck the Halls of Fame


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


Description: Height is might

The expansionists and the young
want up the elevation

An overview high, and especially away


Description: Everybody was wonderful

Stars kept rising, pink and gold
Trailing threads of breathless music
barely out of reach
Hand to hand around the n...

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: Seven yarn samples from St. Paul Knitting Works, dated between April 7, 1888 and February 21, 1889, affixed to a page in an Appleton Woolen Mills sample bo...


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


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