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Rafting the Brazos

Author: Walter McDonald
Publisher: Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press ; College Station, Tex. : Distributed by Texas A & M University Press, ©1988.
Series: Texas poets series, no. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McDonald, Walter.
Rafting the Brazos.
Denton, Tex. : University of North Texas Press ; College Station, Tex. : Distributed by Texas A & M University Press, ©1988
(OCoLC)610222427
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter McDonald
ISBN: 0929398041 9780929398044 9780929398006 0929398009
OCLC Number: 18589211
Description: 120 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: Starting a pasture --
High Plains orchards --
After the fall --
Hawks, up close and far away --
The wonder of dry fields --
Driving at night through Texas --
Dry land farming --
Nights in the San Juan --
Returning to the scene --
Trout fishing in the Rockies --
The golden bowl --
Bulls at sundown --
Taking off in winter --
Alone with a lantern in winter --
Black wings wheeling --
Fishing the Brazos --
Stories we seem to remember --
Goat ranching on Hardscrabble --
The sting of the visible --
Herding the goats with collies --
Night shuttle --
Cicadas --
Night of the scorpion --
Rafting the Brazos --
Following the dog to water --
First solo --
The songs we fought for --
In all low places --
Grandmother's last years --
In the rare acquisitions room --
Reading the words again in winter --
On the den wall --
Hit and run --
East of Eden --
Sonnets from the personals --
The common air --
Moses, at Jordan --
Another kind of outdoor game --
A brief, familiar story of winter --
The weathermen reports the weather --
The picker takes a cold ride to Austin --
His side of it --
Moving in a mobile time --
Night of the power outage --
At the stone café --
Sleeping on cots at Lake Buchanan --
Leaving a boat on the Brazos --
Coming home --
Grandfather's farm near Morton --
Witching --
On the farm --
The witness of dry plains --
Living on open plains --
Open country --
Sandstorms --
Out of the whirlwind --
Drilling on dry land --
Levels --
Soaring at Marfa --
Prairie dogs live in Lubbock --
Dust devils --
Living in next-year country --
The farm at auction --
Crop dusting in a biplane --
Looking out on the morning --
Learning the story of scars --
Going away together --
Each in its element --
Double mountain fork at the Brazos --
Home --
On a screened porch in the country --
August on Padre Island --
Mainly the values change --
The waves at Padre Island --
At Port Aransas --
Along in a windstorm --
Fishing at Fort Hood --
Without fear of flying --
Ice fishing --
How the records fell --
Wonders of the world --
In the attic --
Jacob's ceiling --
Setting out oaks in winter.
Series Title: Texas poets series, no. 1.
Responsibility: Walter McDonald.
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