无性:新诗选集(No Nature: New and Selected poems) 1992

Gary Snyder, No Nature: New and Selected Poems (New York: Pantheon Books,1992).


Contents

from Riprap and Cold Mountain Poems
        Riprap
                Mid-August at Sourdough Mountain Lookout
                The Late Snow & Lumber Strike of the Summer of Fifty-four
                Piute Creek
                Milton by Firelight
                Above Pate Valley
                Water
                Hay for the Horses
                Thin Ice
                Nooksack Valley
                All through the Rains
                Migration of Birds
                Toji
                Kyoto: March
                The Sappa Creek
                Goofing Again
                Cartagena
                Riprap

        Cold Mountain Poems
                "The Path to Han-shan's place is laughable,"
                "In a tangle of cliffs I chose a place—"
                "In the mountains it's cold."
                "Men ask the way to Cold Mountain"
                "I settled at Cold Mountain long ago,"
                "Clambering up the Cold Mountain path,"
                "I have lived at Cold Mountain"
                "Spring-water in the green creek is clear"
                "In my first thirty years of life"
                "I can't stand these bird-songs"
                "There's a naked bug at Cold Mountain"
                "Cold Mountain is a house"
                "Once at Cold Mountain, troubles cease—"
                "Some critic tried to put me down—"
                "I've lived at Cold Mountain—how many autumns."
                "My home was at Cold Mountain from the start,"
                "When men see Han-shan"

from Myths & Texts

        Logging
                "The morning star is not a star"
                "But ye shall destroy their altars,"
                " 'Lodgepole Pine: the wonderful reproductive"
                "Pines, under pines,"
                "Felix Baran"
                "Ray Wells, a big Nisqually, and I"
                "Each dawn is clear"
                "A green limb hangs in the crotch"
                "Lodgepole"
        Hunting
                first shaman song
                this poem is for birds
                this poem is for bear
                this poem is for deer
                "Sealion, salmon, offshore—"
                "Flung from demonic wombs"
                "Now I'll also tell what food"
                "How rare to be born a human being!"
         Burning
                 second shaman song
                 Maudgalyayana saw hell
                 Maitreya the future Buddha
                 "Face in the crook of her neck"
                 John Muir on Mr. Ritter:
                 Amitabha's vow
                 "Spikes of new smell driven up nostrils"
                 "Stone-flake and salmon."
                 "'Wash me on home, mama'"
                 the text

from Mountains and Rivers Without End
                 
Bubbs Creek Haircut
                 The Blue Sky

from The Back Country
        Far West
                  A Berry Feast
                  Marin-an
                  Sixth-Month Song in the Foothills
                  The Spring
                  A Walk
                  Fire in the Hole
                  Burning the Small Dead
                  Foxtail Pine
                  August on Sourdough, A Visit from Dick Brewer
                  Oil
                  Once Only
                  After Work
                  For the Boy Who Was
                      Dodger Point Lookout
                      Fifteen Years Ago
        Far East
                  Yase: September
                  Pine River
                  Vapor Trails
                  The Public Bath
                  A Volcano in Kyushu
                  Four Poems for Robin
                  The Firing
                  Work to Do Toward Town
                  Nansen
                  Six Years
        Kaili
                  For a Stone Girl at Sanchi
                  North Beach Alba
                  Could She See the Whole Real World With her Ghost Breast Eyes Shut Under a Blouse Lid?
                  Night
                  This Tokyo
                  The Manichaeans
                  Mother of the Buddhas, Queen of Heavens, Mother of the Sun; Marici, Goddess of the Dawn
                  On Our Way to Khajuraho
                  Circumambulating Arunachala
                  7: VII
                  Nanao Knows
                  The Truth like the Belly of a Woman Turning
                  For John Chappell
                  Go Round
        Back
                  The Old Dutch Woman
                  For the West
                  7. IV. 64
                  Twelve Hours Out of New York After Twenty-Five Days at Sea
                  Across Lamarck Col
                  Hop, Skip, and Jump
                  Beneath My Hand and Eye the Distant Hills, Your Body
                  Through the Smoke Hole

from Regarding Wave
                  Wave
                  In the House of the Rising Sun
                  Song of the Tangle
                  Song of the Slip
                  Song of the Taste
                  Kyoto Born in Spring Song
                  Burning Island
                  Roots
                  Rainbow Body
                  Everybody Lying on Their Stomachs, Head Toward the Candle, Reading, Sleeping, Drawing
                  Shark Meat
                  The Bed in the Sky
                  Kai, Today
                  Not Leaving the House
                  Regarding Wave
                  Revolution in the Revolution in the Revolution
                  What You Should Know to Be a Poet
                  Aged Tamba Temple Plum Tree Song
                  It
                  Running Water Music
                  Sours of the Hills
                  The Wild Edge
                  The Trade
                  To Fire
                  Love
                  Meeting the Mountains
                  Running Water Music II
                  Long Hair
                  Target Practice

from Turtle Island
        Manzanita
                  Anasazi
                  The Way West, Underground
                  The Dead by the Side of the Road
                  I Went into the Maverick Bar
                  No Matter, Never Mind
                  The Bath
                  Spel Against Demons
                  Front Lines
                  Control Burn
                  The Call of the Wild
                  Prayer for the Great Family
                  Manzanita
        Magpie's Song
                  The Real Work
                  Pine Tree Tops
                  For Nothing
                  Night Herons
                  The Egg
                  By Frazier Creek Falls
                  It Pleases
                  Mother Earth: Her Whales
                  Ethnobotany
                  Straight-Creek—Great Burn
                  Two Fawns That Didn't See the Light This Spring
                  Two Immortals
                  Why Log Truck Drivers Rise Earlier Than Students of Zen
                  "One Should Not Talk to a Skilled Hunter About What Is Forbidden by the Buddha"
                  L M F B R
                  Magpie's Song
        For the Children
                  Gen
                  Tomorrow's Song
                  What Happened Here Before
                  Toward Climax
                  Without
                  For the Children
                  As for Poets

from Axe Handles

        For/From Lew
        Loops
                  Axe Handles
                  River in the Valley
                  Berry Territory
                  The Cool Around the Fire
                  Changing Diapers
                  Painting the North San Juan School
                  Fence Posts
                  Look Back
                  Soy Sauce
                  Strategic Air Command
                  Working on the '58 Willy Pickup
                  Getting in the Wood
                  True Night
          Little Songs for Gaia
          Nets
                  Three Deer One Coyote Running in the Snow
                  24: IV: 40075, 3:30 PM, n. of Coaldale, Nevada, A Glimpse through a Break in the Storm of the Summit
                      of the White Mountains
                  Talking Late with the Governor about the Budget
                  "He Shot Arrows, But Not at Birds Perching"
                  What Have I Learned
                  Dillingham, Alaska, the Willow Tree Bar
                  Removing the Plate of the Pump on the Backhoe
                  Uluru Wild Fig Song
                  Old Rotting Tree Truck Down
                  Old Woman Nature
                  The Canyon Wren
                  For All

from Left Out in the Rain
                  Elk Trails
                  Lines on a Carp
                  A Sinecure for P. Whalen
                  Message from Outside
                  Under the Skin of It
                  "dogs, sheep, cows, goats"
                  Seaman's Ditty
                  Poem Left in Sourdough Mountain Lookout
                  Late October Camping in the Sawtooths
                  Point Reyes
                  Makings
                  Longitude 170° West, Latitude 35° North
                  For Example
                  Bomb Test
                  Dullness in February: Japan
                  The Feathered Robe
                  On Vulture Peak
                  Straits of Malacca 24 Oct 1957
                  The Engine Room, S.S. Sappa Creek
                  The North Coast
                  One Year
                  Three Poems for Joanne
                  Crash
                  Saying Farewell at the Monastery after Hearing the Old Master Lecture on "Return to the Source"
                  Alabaster
                  The Years
                  No Shoes No Shirt No Service
                  High Quality Information
                  The Arts Council Meets in Eureka
                  Arktos
                  Fear Not
                  We Make Our Vows Together with All Beings
                  At White River Roadhouse in the Yukon
                  The Persimmons
                  Tiny Energies
        No Nature
                  How Poetry Comes to Me
                  On Climbing the Sierra Matterhorn Again After Thirty-one Years
                  Kusiwoqqobi
                  The Sweat
                  Building
                  Surrounded by Wild Turkeys
                  Off the Trail
                  Word Basket Woman
                  At Tower Peak
                  Right in the Trail
                  Travelling to the Capital
                  Thoughts on Looking at a Samuel Palmer Etching at the Tate
                  Kisiabaton
                  For Lew Welch in a Snowfall
                  Ripples on the Surface

                  INDEX OF TITLES AND FIRST LINES