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Date:  

Description: We were promised, we were told
that candy came in stripes and boxes

But some was stacked,
like lost rewards, the chocolate-coated paradoxes

Date:  

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

Date: 1936 

Description: The reverse side of a promotional cardboard and wood fan featuring an image of the Dionne quintuplets. This back side of the fan is printed with an adverti...

Date:  

Description: A word without momentum that settled on a note of calm

caught wind

and spun its venom into froth, to cool
a Sunday afternoon in June

Date:  date unknown

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

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

Date:  

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

Date:  

Description: All about, wherever a thought stirred,
are the memorabilia of its traces.

As it is spoken, so is it written;
as it is crucified, so is it grav...

Date:  

Description: Rockford, Ill.

J.H. Denison

Editorial room of the Milwaukee Journal

Probably the Black River at Black River Falls

Children taug...

Date:  

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

Date:  

Description: When we built our house
we couldn't afford it, but we built everything the best
It's our fortune, and I am so very thankful

A rock
An ark...

Date:  

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

Historical Object

Wisconsin Thematic Panel 85-90

Date:  

Description: 200 years this tree grew here and so did I
We were raised here and brought up young ones

Date:  

Description: The first time out of doors in shirtsleeves is a moment of kindlier feeling,
of stern and lonely reservations gladly set aside.

With the passing...

Date:  

Description: Well-scrubbed proprieties, in no danger
except the possible over-minding of their own manners
or being out-voted by Activists

Date:  

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

Date:  

Description: Put aside anything so futile

All that fermented time
spent and blackened, much obscured,
is now restored with cheese and wine

Date:  

Description: Lightning cleared the air, that we could see
just how deep the rootland lay
Far below the wished for, but not beyond the Will

Date:  

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...

Date:  

Description: In the soft underside of war
The home point is to be home again with honor
without quite understanding why

Date:  

Description: Application to admit a child to the Soldiers' Orphans' Home, at Madison, Wisconsin, who had lost their father in the Civil War.

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