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POEMS FROM MYTHS & TEXTS (1960)
Epigraph: “The wonderful reproductive power of this species…”

Reed College, February 14, 1956

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From Sudworth’s Forest Trees of the Pacific Slope. In the published version of Myths & Texts, this quote was no longer treated as an Epigraph, but as a section of its own, and was moved back in the sequence, becoming “Logging 3.”

GROVES
Introductory Remarks to “Groves”
Epigraph: “The wonderful reproductive power of this species…” 
“The morning star is not a star…”
“Pines, under pines…”
“Ray Wells, a big Nisqually, and I…”
“Felix Baran, Hugo Gerlot, Gustav Johnson …”
“Each dawn is clear…”  
“The groves are down, cut down…” 
“Lodgepole cone / seed waits for fire…”

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