僻壤(The Back Country) 1967


Gary Snyder, The Back Country (London: Fulcrum Press, 1966, 1967). New Directions (New York), 1968.

Contents

Book One

A Berry Feast
Marin-an
Sixth-Month Song in the Foothills
The Spring
A Walk
Trail Crew Camp at Bear Valley
Fire in the Hole
Burning the Small Dead
Home from the Sierra
Foxtail Pine
A Heifer Clambers Up
August on Sourdough
Oil
The Wipers Secret
Once Only
After Work
Rolling in at Twilight
Hitch Haiku
How to Make Stew in the Pinacate Desert
Sather
For the Boy who was Dodger Point Lookout

Book Two

Yase: September
Pine River
Vapor Trails
Mt Hiei
Out West
Ami
The Public Bath
A Volcano in Kyushu
Asleep on the Train
Eight Sandbars on the Takano River
Four Poems for Robin
The Levels
The Firing
Work to do Toward Town
Nansen
Six Years

Book Three


When I went down
Alysoun
To Hell with your Fertility Cult
For a Stone Girl at Sanchi
Robin
North Beach Alba
Could She See the Whole Real World
Night
A Dry Day Just Before the Rainy Season
Another for the Same
This Tokyo
Kyoto Footnote
The Manicheans
Artemis
Madly Whirling Downhill
Xrist
More Better
For Plants
What Do They Say
The Six Hells of the Engine Room
Maya
Mother of the Buddhas
Wandering the Old, Dirty Countries
On our Way to Khajuraho
Anuradhapura City of the Pleiades
Circumambulating Arunachala
7: VII
Nanao Knows
Lying in Bed on a Late Morning
Looking at Pictures to be Put Away
The Truth like the Belly of a Woman Turning
For John Chappell
How Many Times
Tasting the Snow
Go Round
After Ramprasad Sen

Book Four

The Old Dutch Woman
Nature  Green Shit
To the Chinese Comrades
For the West
7.IV.64
Twelve Hours out of New York
Across Lamarck Col
Hop, Skip, and Jump
August was Foggy
Beneath my Hand and Eye the Distant Hills
The Plum Blossom Poem
Through the Smoke Hole
Oysters