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Looking for God's country : poems / by Norbert Krapf.

Authors: Krapf, Norbert, 1943-
Call number: 811.54 KRA
Publisher: St. Louis, Mo. : Time Being Books, c2005.
Publication date: c2005.
Subject: Authors -- Indiana.
German Americans -- Poetry.
Indianapolis Room Collection (IMCPL)
Indiana Authors Award.
Indiana -- Poetry.
Franconia (Germany) -- Emigration and immigration -- Poetry.
Online: Table of contents
Title: Looking for God's country : poems / by Norbert Krapf.
Physical description: 135 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents note: Letter from a star above southern Indiana -- The nest: The nest -- Strawberry-patch song -- The gardener -- Chicken in the woods -- Aunt Justine and the cistern -- Godfather's fishing knife -- Camp Carnes facts -- Seining minnows -- Patoka River canoe trip -- Patoka River memories -- Early-morning rounds -- The hay-baler -- Barnyard hoops -- After the football game -- Urban the caretaker -- Plywood summer -- Wheel poem -- The storyteller -- The Schneebrunzer.
Franconian faces and fields: What the map says -- Franconian faces and fields, after Andreas Riedel: Road ; Franconian landscape ; The ghost road ; The curve of farm buildings ; The farmer and the manure ; Berta and Georg Haberkamm ; Hans and Marie ; Suspenders ; Julius at the door ; Behind farm buildings ; Shorn sheep ; Anna's oven ; The man with the bread ; The woman in the barley ; Zwetschgenkuchen/Plum pastry ; Eva's knife ; Women gathering apples ; Apples in rainwater ; Three Saturday sweepers ; Woman with a rake ; Women in potato field ; The potato cart ; The village guards ; Black-cat blues ; Going to church ; Shoes under the bed.
The Brandenburg Gate: The Brandenburg Gate: Berlin, 2000 -- Empty underground shelves -- Wurzburg sequence, after Gunter Ullrich: Riders over Wurzburg ; Black sun, 1945 ; Destroyed facade ; A fruit tree after the war ; What survives -- A quiet corner in Thuringia -- The woman in the wine shop -- Petra in her garden -- Schroeder the Franconian cat -- The girl in the garden -- Spark and flame -- The blacksmith's daughter -- Cuxland, the coast -- The lost picture.
God's country: God's country -- Polished shoes -- A pretty small town -- Second sister -- Prayers and smoke -- Where the waters grow deep -- Coming into her own -- Aunt Verena -- Elegy for small-town heroes -- Where trees are tall -- Squirrel hunter's dream -- The piankashaw in the sycamore -- Dark and deep -- What I found in the woods -- Coming into the valley -- Moon shadows -- This dust -- Legacy -- Blood song -- Genug um zu geniessen/Enough to enjoy -- The time has come -- The audience of the dead.
Awards note: Indiana Authors Award, Regional winner, 2014
ISBN: 1568091036 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN: 2005001323
Url for this record: http://sherloc.indypl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|998923
Bib No.: 998923

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