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Table of Contents for
Field Marks: The Poetry of Don McKay selected with an introduction by Méira Cook

Foreword

Neil Besner

Biographical Note

Introduction: Song for the Song of the Dogged Birdwatcher

Méira Cook


Down River, Into the Camp

At the Long Sault Parkway

The Great Blue Heron

The Eye Meets Tom Thomson’s “A Rapid”

The Trout

August

Lependu nearly materialized by his blackbirds

Field Marks:

Leaving

The Boy’s Own Guide to Dream Birds

I Scream You Scream

Adagio for a Fallen Sparrow

Field Marks (2):

Identification

VIA, Eastbound

Buckling

Some Functions of a Leaf

How to Imagine an Albatross

from Black Spruce

Another Theory of Dusk

Meditation on a Geode

Choosing the Bow

Meditation on Shovels

Poplar

Early Instruments

Twinflower

Alibi

Materiel:

(i) The Man from Nod

(ii) Fates Worse Than Death

Setting the Table

(i) Knife

(ii) Fork

(iii) Spoon

Sometimes a Voice (1)

Load

Luna Moth Meditation

Hush Factor

Sometimes a Voice (2)

Astonished


Afterword: The Shell of the Tortoise

Don McKay

Acknowledgements