Finding-Aid for the John Palen Manuscripts (VMF130)


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Collection Outline

Descriptive Summary

Restrictions

Administrative Information


Collection Outline

Ts. drafts and worksheets for poetry. 1954-1964.

Translations.

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Palen , John , 1942?- , American author.
Title: John Palen Manuscripts
Identification: VMF130

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Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

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Administrative Information

Processed: August, 1969.

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Ts. drafts and worksheets for poetry., 1954-1964.

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Abraham remembers Abram., (Ts. draft.)
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"Always growing up there are choices...", (Ts. draft.)
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Ars poetica., (Ts. draft.)
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At the stone fountain., (Ts. draft.)
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Attack and release., (Ts. draft.)
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The baseball park is only used...", (Ts. draft.)
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Building going up., (Ts. draft.)
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Carol was sad today., (Ts. draft.)
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The change., (Ts. draft.)
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A clear day on the Fourth of July., (Ts. draft.)
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The clown., (Ts. draft.)
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"Confusion of the city...", (Ts. draft.)
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Cross-country bus., (Ts. draft.)
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A dialogue., (Ts. draft.)
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Drunk., (Ts. draft.)
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Eads Bridge., (Ts. draft.)
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Early Apollo., (Ts. draft.)
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Faust., (Ts. draft.)
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"The first time it happened...", (Ts. draft.)
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A futility., (Ts. draft.)
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"The highest dramas are not performed...", (Ts. draft.)
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Husband to wife., (Ts. draft.)
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In a world of plenty., (Ts. draft.)
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"A legend here will tell you...", (Ts. draft.)
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Like a cathredral [sic]., (Ts. draft.)
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"Most people do not understand beautiful weather...", (Ts. draft.)
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My father remembers food., (Ts. draft.)
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My great-grandfather's tintype., (Ts. draft.)
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"My woman hurt...", (Ts. draft.)
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A note to Lois., (Ts. draft.)
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October., (Ts. draft.)
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Photograph., (Ts. draft.)
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Photographer., (Ts. draft.)
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Places to live.,
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Poems, I, II, III., (Ts. draft.)
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Power-failure., (Ts. draft.)
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A prayer., (Ts. draft.)
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Psychotic., (Ts. draft.)
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Reading an old book., (Ts. draft.)
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Reflections on a world of plenty., (Ts. draft.)
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Rip Van Winkle., (Ts. draft.)
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Rule of thumb., (Ts. draft.)
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A sequel., (Ts. draft.)
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Slate-blue weather, smell of pinetree, Rock under foot, metallic water., (Ts. draft.)
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Sharing hour., (Ts. draft,)
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The solitary in spring., (Ts. draft.)
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A song for Shem and Japheth., (Ts. draft.)
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Song for the cello., (Ts. draft.)
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Song of love., (Ts. draft.)
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The task of the poet in a complex society isto use short words., (Ts. draft.)
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"The terrible augeries [sic] of night...", (Ts. draft.)
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"There is a point at which paying attention...", (Ts. draft.)
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"This must be an act...", (Ts. draft.)
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Three songs., (Ts. draft.)
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The three stooges., (Ts. draft.)
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"Thunder and a threat of rain...", (Ts. draft.)
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"Time peers in at our winter bed...", (Ts. draft.)
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To a man, sensitively quiet., (Ts. draft.)
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To my wife., (Ts. draft.)
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"A tree arose...", (Ts. draft.)
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The truck., (Ts. draft.)
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Two songs of leaving., (Ts. draft.)
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Washing windows., (Ts. draft.)
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"The water drop is round...", (Ts. draft.)
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"Why can I no longer...", (Ts. draft.)
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"You question, standing there...", (Ts. draft.)
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Young girl playing tennis., (Ts. draft.)

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Translations.,

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Heine, Heinrich.,
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"Do you hear, love, laying your hand there...", (Ts. draft.)
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"Each morning I arise and sigh...", (Ts. draft.)
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"I wandered under the forest trees...", (Ts. draft.)
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Nick, Dagmar.,
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October moon., (Ts. draft.)
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Rilke, Rainer Maria.,
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Autumn day., (Ts. draft.)
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Evening. Ts., (draft.)
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Liebes-lied., (Ts. draft.)

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