Revisions with Craft Questions

Revision links for all poems in the book’s text labeled “Earlier Version with Craft Question.”

The poems of this group were early creations, completed well before Wesley McNair began his series of book manuscripts, though he may have tweaked them once they were included in the book. All of the poems are introduced by a question about their craft.

The Afterlife
– from section 1, The Unfastening

The Unfastening
– from section 1, The Unfastening

My Brother’s Paper Route
– from section 2, The Master of Loss

The Human Creature
– from section 2, The Master of Loss

Getting Lost
– from section 4, Maintaining

The Revolution
– from section 4, Maintaining

Telephone Poles
– from section 4, Maintaining