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[Man Walking Down Snow Covered Sidewalk]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified man walking down the sidewalk with businesses to his right and a car lined street to his left. In the image, the man holding a briefcase is walking away from the camera. On the back of the photograph a quote by Joe Clark reads "Someday I'll set my course for Home but, just for now, I'm bound to Rome."
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Circles Where the Head Should Be: Poems

Description: The poems in Circles Where the Head Should Be are full of objects and oddities, bits of news, epic catalogues, and a cast of characters hoping to make sense of it all. Underneath the often whimsical surface, however, lies a search for those connections we long for but so often miss, and a wish for art to bridge the gaps. “Circles Where the Head Should Be has its own distinctive voice, a lively intelligence, insatiable curiosity, and a decided command of form. These qualities play off one another in ways that instruct and delight. An irresistible book.”—J. D. McClatchy, author of Mercury Dressing: Poems, judge
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Date: April 15, 2011
Creator: Wilkinson, Caki
Partner: UNT Press

[Winter Scene with Bulldozer and Attached Poem]

Description: Photograph of a Bulldozer, a large tree, and one small bird in the snow with a poem talking in direct reference to them. In the image, the bulldozer sits next to a lone tree with a small bird sitting on one of the branches. The small poem is glued on top of the image on the far left,
Date: unknown
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Stray Home: Poems

Description: With poems that combine the self-scrutiny of Philip Larkin with the measure of Elizabeth Bishop, Amy M. Clark burnishes her first collection, Stray Home, with exquisite understatement and formal control. Sweeter than Larkin and more intimate than Bishop, these poems address the suppressed pain and shame of living as a childless woman in a world of mothers, the dissociation attendant on depression and fraught family relationships, and the search for a sense of belonging in the face of dislocation. Stray Home cuts deeply to discover the buried emotions and insights universal to all suffering and compassionate human beings. “Clark is able to imbue our small, usually overlooked moments with unexpected grandeur. A quiet humor is employed in service of her twin gifts, imagination and metaphor. This is an accomplished, deft, and important debut.”—Beth Ann Fennelly, author of Tender Hooks and judge
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Date: April 15, 2010
Creator: Clark, Amy M.
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The History of Wonder

Description: A poem about a dog named Wonder who had an insatiable appetite and was killed for stealing food. The poem has twelve stanzas, each consisting of six lines.
Date: unknown
Creator: Sampson, Neal; Hornsby, Nat & George, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Aunt China and Uncle Harv (2)]

Description: Photograph of Aunt China and Uncle Harv Sparks sitting near a fireplace in their home living room. Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. The text of a poem titled "Life Together" is pasted beneath the image.
Date: 1941
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Poem,undated]

Description: This document is a poem from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The poem describes life's fleeting moments. The poem's author is unidentified and the document is undated.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Poem, undated]

Description: This document is a poem from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The poem details racism. The author is unidentified and the document is undated.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Poem, undated]

Description: The document is a poem from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The poem details the life and death of a man and a woman. It describes the reactions of society for each of the deaths; one a memorialization of life, the other a celebration of death. The poem's author is unidentified and the document is undated.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[English spelling illustrated, undated]

Description: This document includes a poem titled "English spelling illustrated" from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The poem details a woman's life and her marriage to a man she believed to be a duke. Many of the terms in the poem demonstrate the English spelling of the word as the title suggests. On the reverse page of the poem is a page of 403 shorthand words. The poem's author is unidentified and the document is undated.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Poem, undated]

Description: The document includes two poems from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The first poem details a man's journey through life. It alludes to confronting one's fears and facing one's mortality. This poem is written on the first three pages of the document. The ending to this poem is on the last page of the document on the bottom of the page. The second poem is on the last page of the document at the top of the page. It was written for and is about Mary Ann Moore. The document is undated.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Poem, undated]

Description: This document is a poem from the Charles B. Moore Collection. The poem details the author's feelings about life in their time and place. The author is unidentified and the document is undated.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections