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Author McDonald, Walter.
Title All that matters : the Texas plains in photographs and poems / photographs of the Southwest Collection selected by Janet M. Neugebauer ; new and selected poems by Walter McDonald.
Imprint Lubbock, Tex., USA : Texas Tech University Press, [1992]

Author McDonald, Walter.
Subject Plains -- Texas -- Poetry.
Alt Name Neugebauer, Janet M., 1935-
Texas Tech University. Southwest Collection.
Description xi, 142 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
ISBN 0896722910 (acid-free paper) : $22.50
OCLC # 25832536
Table of Contents
1Rigging the Windmill 
  Wind and Hardscrabble3
  Starting a Pasture4
  Black Wings Wheeling6
  Whatever It Takes7
  Alter the Flight Home from Saigon8
  Hawks in a Bitter Blizzard10
  When Children Think You Can Do Anything13
  Windmills near Escondido14
  After Eden16
  Fiddles and Steel Guitars18
  Memento Mori20
  Cattle in Rain21
  Taking Each Deep Breath23
2Growing Up near Escondido Canyon 
  Trains, Up Close and Far Away27
  Growing Up near Escondido Canyon28
  Double Mountain Fork of the Brazos30
  Feeding The Winter Cattle31
  The Honey Man32
  Uncle Bubba and the Buzzards34
  Father's Revolver35
  The One That Got Away37
  Uncle Rollie and the Laws of Water39
  The Night of Rattlesnake Chili42
  Caught in a Storm on Hardscrabble44
  Tied Up under Trees46
  The Digs in Escondido Canyon48
  After a Year in Korea50
  The Winter before the War52
3Making Book on the Aquifer 
  Driving Home to the Plains54
  Witching on Hardscrabble55
  Out of the Whirlwind57
  Mercy and the Brazos River58
  Settling the Plains61
  My Brother in Summer62
  Seining for Carp63
  Mounds at Estacado66
  The Eyes in Grandfather's Oils68
  Drying Up71
  Dust Devils72
  Blue Skies73
  A Brief, Familiar Story of Winter78
  Making Book on the Aquifer81
4Tornado Alley 
  At the Football Stadium85
  A Woman Acquainted with the Night88
  Prairie Dogs Live in Lubbock91
  Where the Trees Go93
  Old Men Fishing at Brownwood95
  Setting Out Oaks in Winter97
  Losing a Boat on the Brazos98
  Tornado Chasing101
  Night Missions102
  The Children's Hour103
  Deductions from the Laws of Motion104
  Living on Open Plains109
  Alone in a Windstorm110
5Weeds, Barn Owls, All Nibbling Goats 
  The Goats of Summer112
  Building on Hardscrabble115
  The Barn on the Farm We're Buying117
  On a Screened Porch in the Country118
  Finding My Father's Hands in Mid-life120
  Things about to Disappear121
  Whatever Ground We Walk On123
  Plains and the Art of Writing125
  Goat Ranching127
  Weeds, Barn Owls, All Nibbling Goats129
  Leaving the Middle Years130
  Rock Softly in My Arms133
  Getting Done135

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