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Noon Out of Nowhere - Collected Poems of Alan Harris

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Note: the only poems and essays NOT indexed here are the ones which have no individual titles, such as haiku poems and aphorisms. The haiku poems without titles are found in Sparks from the Flame, and the aphorisms without titles are found in Daresayings, Pieces of Mind, Needlework, and Spared for Seed. For a title index organized by subject matter see the Explorer's Guide. For an index by first line, see First Line Index.

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0-9

13 Signs of Bad Luck | PDF
18 Rules | PDF
8 x 20 | PDF
8-Word Basket | PDF

A

Absence | PDF
Abundance | PDF
Across the River
Advice
After a Mostness of Hurt | PDF
Alma Mater Revisited | PDF
America the Beautiful Revisited | PDF
Analogies for Love | PDF | Audio
Angels of the Sunset (Photographic Version) | PDF
Animal Tao | PDF
Another Dance | PDF
Another Sonnet to Another Spring | PDF
Aphorisms from "Poor Al's Almanack" | PDF
An Apology for Art | PDF
April of the Spirit | PDF
Aroma of Duty | PDF
Arrangements
As Below, So Above | PDF
As Far Beyond As Here | PDF | Audio
Asking the Quiet Fire | PDF
At Sea | PDF
At the Abattoir | PDF
Atlantis on My Mind
August Sunday | PDF
Autumn Glimpses | PDF

B

Beauty | PDF
Beneath a Flirtation | PDF | Audio
Benediction for 2000 | PDF
Beside the X | PDF | Audio
Bidentity | PDF
Big Smile | PDF | Audio
Bird Omens | PDF
Bittersweet | PDF
Blissful Baby | PDF | Audio: wma | mp3
Blue Sky in Buckets | PDF
Body
Bond | PDF | Audio
Briefing | PDF
Bug in My Kitchen | PDF
The Builders | PDF
Bunga Rucka | PDF | Audio

C

Caregiving
Cat Lying Down | PDF
The Child | PDF
Christmas Awakening | PDF | Audio
A Christmas Light | PDF | Audio
City Spill | PDF | Audio
Claire de Lune | PDF
Clouds | PDF | Audio
Colorado Joining, 1995 | PDF
Columbus Day, 1980 | PDF
Coming Home from the Parade
Commuter Queries the Sun | PDF | Audio
Commuting past the 'Hood | PDF | Audio
Confined | PDF | Audio
Contemplating Shirley | PDF
Continuity | PDF
Counting to One | PDF | Audio
Crack the Sky | PDF
Crisis--Its Causes and Effects
The Cry of Everything | PDF

D

Dad's Henry J | PDF
Daresayings
Darkness
Death is Life Bursting into Bloom | PDF | Audio
Death through a Peephole | PDF
Deep Coffee, Alone | PDF | Audio
Depth Perception
Dilemma | PDF | Audio
Divine Mischief | PDF
Divine Priorities | PDF
Divinity
Doing What One Can Do | PDF
Dollar Dazzle | PDF
Door | PDF | Audio: wma | mp3
Dove | PDF
Dove Missile | PDF | Audio: wma | mp3
Down, Down in the Tao | PDF | Audio
Dream
Dressed | PDF | Audio
Dudely May | PDF | Audio

E

Easter Wish | PDF
Echoes of Earlville (essay form) | PDF
Echoes of Earlville (poem form) | PDF
Effort | PDF
Eighth Commandment | PDF
Electric Heart | PDF
English Teacher Unbound | PDF | Audio: wma | mp3
Enlightenment | PDF
An Evening Question | PDF | Audio
Every Christmas | PDF
Excuse Me, God | PDF
Experts and Folk | PDF | Audio

F

Falls Visitor | PDF
Farmer Karma | PDF
Father, How Can I Hear You? | Musical Duet | PDF
Feathered Ephemera | PDF
February Dreams | PDF
Fifth Commandment | PDF
Find
Finis
Fireplace | PDF
First Commandment | PDF
Five Definings | PDF | Audio
A Flower for Manly P. Hall
Flower in Vase | PDF
Fourth Commandment | PDF
Free | PDF
Free Now | PDF
Free of Verse | PDF
Freedom Grounded | PDF | Audio
Frequently Asked Questions About Christmas | PDF
Friendlight | PDF
From Beyond | PDF
Front Yards
Frozen Fantasy | PDF

G

Gathering | PDF | Audio
Getting Old | PDF
Gifts That Stay | PDF
God's Spirit Dwells | PDF
Good Friday | PDF | Audio
Graduation | PDF
Grandstand Fantasy | PDF
Grief Is a Thief | PDF
Griefs That Stay | PDF | Audio

H

Haiku Basket | PDF
Haiku (Empty Church) | PDF
Haiku Poems | PDF | Audio
Haiku Recursion
Harmlessness
A Haiku Quilt for Y2K | PDF
Healing Meditation #1 | PDF
Healing Meditation #2 | PDF
Healing Meditation #3 | PDF
Hearing
Here and the Ground | PDF | Audio
Here at the Close of Christmas Day | PDF | Audio
A Hidden Sky | PDF
Homeglow after Visitors | PDF | Audio
Honored Guest | PDF | Audio
Hope and Love | PDF
Hot Date or Soul Mate? | PDF
How We Came To Know Truth | PDF | Audio
How I Clean | PDF
Howling at a Real Moon | PDF
Humid Evening | PDF

I

I, Not It | PDF
Ignorance Implicit | Audio: wma | mp3
Illumination
Innerness | PDF
The Inside Door | PDF | Audio
An Instrument of Heaven
Intelligence "Out There"
Intermission
Interpreting Geese | PDF | Audio
Introduction | PDF | Audio
An Inward East | PDF
It All Rises | PDF
Itinerant | PDF

J

January Adagio | PDF
Jazz
Job Interview | PDF
Juggler | PDF
July Brushstrokes | PDF
Just Asking | PDF

K

Karma Yoga | PDF
Keeping Here | PDF
Kind of | PDF

L

Lawful Body | PDF
Leaf Dance | PDF
Letting Go | PDF
Library | PDF
Listening to Christmas | PDF | Audio
Looking Forward | PDF
Love Is | PDF | Audio
A Love Song | PDF
Lullaby | PDF
Luminance

M

Mahler's 5th Symphony | PDF
Making a Tree | PDF
Man Walking | PDF
Mary and the Moderns | PDF
Material and Soul
May Nocturne | PDF
May Opening | PDF
A Meditation | PDF
Meeting | PDF | Audio
Messages from Beyond | PDF
Meteor Shower over Tucson | PDF
The Middle Way | PDF
Midnight in Midwinter | PDF
A Millennial Date | PDF
Monsoon
The Monument | PDF
Moodrider | PDF
Moon and Mars Conjunct | PDF
Mother Greets Newborn | PDF
Mother's Secret | PDF
Muse on a Moonbeam | PDF
Music from Hannah | PDF
Musical Mentor
My Cow, My Guru | PDF | Audio
My Soul Is Something | PDF

N

Napping in the Flavors | PDF
needle's eye
Needlework | PDF
A New Beatitude | PDF
A New Fading of Before | PDF
Night | PDF | Audio
Night Light | PDF
Night Thoughts | PDF
Nine Steps to a Poem | PDF | Audio
Ninth Commandment | PDF
No Darkness, No Diamonds | PDF
Nominal | PDF | Audio
Notes on Work | PDF
Now, Sweet Now | PDF | Audio: wma | mp3

O

Oaks Near Town | PDF | Audio
An Old Man's Fancy | PDF
On Leaning | PDF | Audio
Old Hair
One Glance | PDF
Ones | PDF
The Only Christian | PDF
The Other Door | PDF
Our First Warm Day | PDF
Out of the Black Smoke
Outwhere | PDF | Audio: wma | mp3
Overflow | PDF

P

Pain and Promise | PDF
Parting Words | PDF
Passing and Pausing | PDF | Audio: wma | mp3
Passing Through | PDF | Audio
Path | PDF
Paths
Peace
Penetration | PDF
Permissions | PDF | Audio: wma | mp3
Philosophy | PDF
Pieces of Eight
Planting an Apple Tree | PDF
Plowhorse | PDF | Audio: wma | mp3
Poetic License
Poetry Poem | PDF
Prayer for 2000 | PDF | Audio
Prayer in Brief | PDF
Prayer of Being | PDF | Audio
Prayer of Unknowing | PDF | Audio
Preface to Echoes of the Decalogue
Preparing the Colors | PDF
Pressure | PDF
Procession
The Prophet | PDF
Purchase

Q

Questions for Making a Decision | PDF
Quiet | PDF | Audio

R

Railing West | PDF | Audio
Random Thoughts | PDF
Reality | PDF
Recourse | PDF
Release from the Known | PDF
Relief in Relife | PDF
Remembrance | PDF
Restaurant Miff | PDF
A Retreat Ahead | PDF
Ride | PDF
River Pair | PDF
Rolling with the Thunder | PDF
Rose Cross | PDF
Roses | PDF

S

Safe | PDF
Sanctuary Cove | PDF | Audio: wma | mp3
Santa's Interior Monologue | PDF
Saturday Walk | PDF
The Scrooge Before Christmas | PDF
Second Commandment | PDF
Seed Thoughts | PDF
seeing you | PDF | Audio
Seeking
Seeking until Found | PDF | Audio: wma | mp3
Sensing a Future | PDF
Sentence | PDF
September Fade | PDF
Seventh Commandment | PDF
Sharing Copedom | PDF | Audio
Shopping Cheap | PDF | Audio
Short & Sour | PDF
Silent Exchange | PDF | Audio
Siren | PDF
Sixth Commandment | PDF
Some Kind of Haiku | PDF
Song of the Sick Minstrel | PDF
A Sonnet to Igor Stravinsky | PDF
The Sound of Dying | PDF
Spin | PDF | Audio
Spirits and Spooks | PDF | Audio
Stars | PDF
Still Life | PDF | Audio
Storm | PDF
Storm Tea | PDF | Audio
Stray | PDF
Suburban Reverie | PDF
Sudden Entrance
Suicide and the Agony of Separateness
Sun | PDF
Sunday Profundity | PDF
Suppose | PDF
Sutra Salad | PDF
Symposium | PDF

T

Table Grace | PDF
Taps | PDF | Audio: wma | mp3
Tavern Talk | PDF | Audio
Tenth Commandment | PDF
Thank You | PDF
Thanking the Sweet Silence | PDF | Audio
These Scales Tell Tales | PDF
Third Commandment | PDF
Thoughtlets for a Quiet Mood | PDF
Three Gingerbread Men | PDF
Three Healing Meditations
Three Kisses | PDF | Audio
Three Root Words | PDF
Through the Center | PDF | Audio
thursday | PDF | Audio
The Time I Was Late | PDF
Tired Minds | PDF
To a Telephone Pole | PDF
To My Body | PDF
To My Wife | PDF
To Rolla Swanson | PDF
To Sister Marjorie | PDF
To Sleep | PDF | Audio
To Wake Up To | PDF | Audio
Together | PDF
The Tortured Joy | PDF
A Traveler's Tale | PDF
Tree Choirs | PDF | Audio
Turvy | PDF
Two Birds in a Tree | PDF
Two Haiku | PDF
Two Songs | PDF
Two Windows | PDF | Audio: wma | mp3
Two Wrinkles in Bliss | PDF | Audio

U

Unclosed Loops | PDF
Universal Questions
Upbeat | PDF
Urge
Urges | PDF

V

Ventilating the House of Knowing | PDF
A Vision | PDF | Audio: wma | mp3
Voice

W

Walk | PDF | Audio
Walking the Life
Wanting | PDF | Audio: wma | mp3
War Baby | PDF | Audio
Washing Windows | PDF | Audio
Watching No Baseball | PDF
The Water | PDF
Ways | PDF
Weather Forecast | PDF | Audio: wma | mp3
Welcoming Patrick Keith Harris | PDF
What Lies Ahead | PDF
What the Pencil Says | PDF
What To Do
The Wheel of Yes | PDF
When Poems Are Still | PDF | Audio
When You're in a Frump | PDF
Where Is Love?
Who Indeed?
Whoever Built Chopin | PDF
A Wiggy Sopsty | PDF | Audio
Within Our Keep | PDF | Audio
Word | PDF
World | PDF
Wounded Holidays | PDF | Audio
Writer's Block Zen

Y

A Younger Friend | PDF | Audio
Yuletide's Deepest Bell | PDF