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Gary Snyder

“This morning, 31 July, Crater Mountain, 1952”

Reed College, February 14, 1956

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This poem was edited from the final version of Myths & Texts. It is from Snyder’s “Lookout Journals,” later published in Earth House Hold. Listen also to “The Lookouts” under Left Out in the Rain for another poem written at Crater Mountain that summer.

Introductory Remarks to “Changes”
“Squat in swamp shadows…”
“Moonlight in the pasture…”
“This morning, 31 July Crater Mountain 1952”
“Clamped to the log by the current…”
“A skin-bound bundle of clutchings…” 

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