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Someday, Maybe

4.36  ·  Rating Details ·  14 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Hardcover, 86 pages
Published December 1st 1973 by Harper & Row (first published June 1973)
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Scott
Apr 17, 2016 Scott rated it really liked it
Many of Stafford's poems seem simple and quiet, but hide a depth and firmness of voice that makes me keep going back to them. When I have read Stafford, I see the world differently and feel different.

This volume may not be my favorite, but I enjoy it tremendously, and it contains one of my favorite poems, "Waking at 3 a.m."
Nate
Aug 03, 2013 Nate rated it it was amazing
Shelves: poetry
Stafford's poems are so subtle, matter-of-fact, and deep. I love his common-sense insight.

e.g.,

People with Whetstones

Hard-working hunters beyond the taiga
sharpen their knives, get up
early, watch carefully. They
have a name for everyone else:
"People who talk about God."
Mills College Library
811.54 S7796s 1973
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William Edgar Stafford was an American poet and pacifist, and the father of poet and essayist Kim Stafford. He and his writings are sometimes identified with the Pacific Northwest.

In 1970, he was named Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress, a position that is now known as Poet Laureate. In 1975, he was named Poet Laureate of Oregon; his tenure in the position lasted until 1990. In 1980,
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