Table of Contents

“An Accidental Poet”

“Taking Leave”

“Requiem”

“The Search”

“Early Listening”

“Maundy Thursday”

“Microwave Art”

“Biscuits”

“Reading Palms”

“A Dog’s Life: One”

“Home”

“Teaching: Fall Term”

“Why GP Cries”

“Isham’s Will”

“Inventory: Ransom’s Estate”

“Gilbert’s Coffin: Unpaid”

“Accidents Happen”

“Second Sons”

“Brother”

“Inmate”

“Autumn Grief”

“He Wasn’t There”

“Moving On”

“Drink”

“Taps”

“Sedge Field”

“The Judge”

“When He Was Twelve”

“Theocracy”

Deus Absconditis

“The Patriarch”

“Access”

“Neighbor”

“Two Waterfowl”

“Bulldog: A Lenten Discipline”

“The Harness: Bulldog as Romantic Philosopher”

“A Dog’s Life: Two”

“Bulldog: An Elegy”

“In Milton’s Steps”

“Offering”

“Something to Stay Our Minds On”