Series 1
Sharon Carr papers
Boxes 1 - 4

Arrangement Note

Arranged in alphabetical order.

Poems written before Fall 1987 (do not appear in Poems and Meditations of a Creature)
Box Folder Content
1 1 No titles
1 2 Prose
1 3 Originals-many from "Poems and Meditations of a Creature"
1 4 Literary Magazines
1 5 Journal kept while in college
1 6 Journal-ages 14-15
1 7 Journal, summer, 1982
1 8 "Poems and Meditations of a Creature" [autographed]
1 9 And Then I Dance
1 10 And the River Speaks, 16 April 1990
1 11 Answer to Lucretius
1 12 April Meadow
1 13 Aqua Rage
1 14 Arid
1 15 At the End of the Day
1 16 Away
1 17 Bells at Noon
1 18 Beseiged
1 19 Be Still My Soul
1 20 Boiling Oxen
1 21 The Bread and the Wine
1 22 A Chance Meeting
1 23 Cinquains
1 24 Chop, Chop
1 25 A Christmas Story, 5 December 1984
1 26 A Comment on the Yellow Wood
1 27 Communion of Saints
1 28 Dare
1 29 Darius
1 30 Dawn
1 31 Divine Perception
1 32 Drowning Past
1 33 Early Riser
1 34 Easter Prelude
1 35 The 84th Fury
1 36 Energy
1 37 Entreaty
1 38 Etchings
1 39 Eternal Circle
1 40 Exiled
1 41 The Eye of the Tyger
1 42 Faulted Pain
1 43 Femme Rage
1 44 The Few, The Proud
1 45 The Fifth Day
1 46 A Final Fury
1 47 Finitude
1 48 The First Sunrise
1 49 The Fly and the Stone
1 50 Fog
1 51 For Tomorrow
1 52 Fragrant Allegiance
1 53 A Friar on the Field
1 54 Friendship
1 55 Frustrated
1 56 From Here to There
2 1 The Good Fight
2 2 A Good Tree
2 3 A Great Calm
2 4 A Greater Purpose
2 5 Hawaiian Moment
2 6 Here Am I
2 7 His Face Was Rough
2 8 Holy Week
2 9 Hope for a Brighter Day
2 10 Hosanna
2 11 The Human Condition
2 12 Humble Babe
2 13 The Ideal
2 14 Illusion
2 15 Illusions of an Oyster Bed
2 16 The Inflictor
2 17 In Search of Yang
2 18 In the Aftermath
2 19 Island Secret
2 20 Jesus
2 21 The Judge at the Door
2 22 Jungle Progeny
2 23 Last Call
2 24 Let Them Come
2 25 Lonely Obsession
2 26 Losing Life
2 27 Lupus Rage
2 28 A Mallot for Your Mirror
2 29 Mandatum
2 30 The Manger In Your Eyes
2 31 The Means and the End
2 32 Memoriam
2 33 A Meteor Shower (two versions)
2 34 Missed
2 35 The Modern Deception
2 36 Mountain Voice
2 37 A Multitude
2 38 My Left Hand
2 39 Nature's Music
2 40 Needing You
2 41 Noli Me Tangere
2 42 Nox Rage
2 43 O Hunted Man; Moth
2 44 On the Cross/Wasted Hours
2 45 On the Materialistic Urge
2 46 Onward Ho
2 47 Path to Nowhere
2 48 Piety
2 49 Piscean Reminder
2 50 Playground In the Sky
2 51 Progress
2 52 The Promise (note differences)
2 53 The Paslam of Trust
2 54 Pumpkin Dream
2 55 Redeeming Admissions
2 56 Reflections of Nothing
2 57 Remembrance
2 58 Sand; Script
2 59 Scarface
2 60 A Seasonal Shame
2 61 Seasons of Suffering
2 62 The Secret to Swarming
2 63 Self
2 64 Seranade
2 65 Shackled
2 66 The Shepherd's Crook
2 67 Silent Night
2 68 Silhouette
2 69 Somewhere Over the Something
2 70 Something Infinitely Greater
2 71 Soul Scrawl
2 72 The Spear in My Heart
2 73 The Spiritual Debt
2 74 Stormcloud Passion
2 75 Sunset on a Timetable
2 76 Swamp Tromping
2 77 Take Heart, Daughter
2 78 Teddy
2 79 Tanka on Wisdom; Tanka on Poetry
2 80 Tenebrous Truth
2 81 Terra Rage
2 82 That Time of Year
2 83 That Which is Earned
2 84 There is Sweetness in the Morning
2 85 The Thinkers
2 86 Thoughts on a Sunday Afternoon
2 87 A Threnody in Three Movements
2 88 A Time for Now
2 89 A Time for Peace
2 90 To Caring
2 91 To Love or to Hate
2 92 Tomb Testament
2 93 To the Normal People
2 94 Tumor Tear
2 95 Twilight Prayer
2 96 A Two-sided Coin
2 97 An Unmarked Grave
2 98 The Unmasking
2 99 Upon Fallen Leaves
2 100 Utter End
2 101 Ver Rage (two versions)
2 102 A Walk in the Woods
2 103 The Weight of the Cross
2 104 Whispered Praise (two versions)
2 105 Will I Stand
2 106 Where Aurora Lives
2 107 With Love to You
2 108 Wreath at a Wake
2 109 You (author's notes on back)
3 1 Awards, articles, pictures
3 2 Women of Excellence Award
3 3 Newspaper articles
3 4 Introduction to Yet Life Was a Triumph (not ultimately a part of the publication)
3 5 Workpapers-Yet Life Was a Triumph
3 6 Letters to parents
3 7 President James Laney Sermons and Correspondence
3 8 Dr. Floyd C. Watkins Correspondence
3 9 Correspondence: Emory and publishers
3 10 Letters from Presidents Ronald Reagan and Jimmy Carter
3 11 Beardslee Prize Paper, 1987
3 12 Religion thesis
3 13 Speeches and papers
Poems written after fall 1987
3 14 Above and Below
3 15 Apocalyspe
3 16 Art Lesson
3 17 Autumn People, 1989 April
3 18 The Banquet
3 19 Beauty
3 20 The Birth of Sorrow
3 21 Cages, 1990 January
3 22 Carnival Celebration
3 23 The Cave
3 24 Clean Slate
3 25 Condemned to Live, Summer 1990
3 26 The Confidence of Stars
3 27 Courage
3 28 Creating a Vessel
3 29 Dreamers
3 30 Endings, 10 February 1990
3 31 The Enemy That is I
3 32 Eye Level, 27 April 1990
3 33 Faithfully
3 34 The Field of Ideas
3 35 The Flame
3 36 Following Stars
3 37 Freedom-Depth
3 38 The Fruit
3 39 God Speaking
3 40 Golgothan Pilgrimage
3 41 A Gray River
3 42 Happiness; Strength
3 43 Hero; Significance
3 44 Honesty; Praise
3 45 Hope for a Brighter Day, 24 July 1989
3 46 Humor; Integrity
3 47 Imagination; Thought
3 48 In the Beginning
3 49 My Inner Editor
3 50 Joy; Sorrow
3 51 July
3 52 Learning to Die
3 53 The Legend of Babel
3 54 A Letter to the Snow, 17 February 1990
3 55 Life Story, 9 February 1990
3 56 Looking for the Absolute
3 57 The Magi
3 58 Mary
3 59 Meaning; Wind
3 60 Mercy; Law
3 61 More than Conquerors
3 62 Muse
3 63 A New Thirst
3 64 The Odor of Goodbye, 16 April 1990
3 65 Of this World
3 66 The Original Sin
3 67 Patience; Honor
3 68 The Philistine of Existence
3 69 The Pier People (original written early, final draft written May 1989
3 70 A Place Called Home, 8 June 1990
3 71 Raise Your Horns to Heaven, 11 May 1990
3 72 Relating
3 73 Remains
3 74 The Reminder
3 75 The Road Taken, 25 February 1990
3 76 Sadness; Tradition
3 77 A Samaritan Christmas
3 78 Self Sculptor
3 79 Sin; Laughter
3 80 Snake Burrows
3 81 The Solar and Lunar Cycle
3 82 The Solstice
3 83 The Spelling Waters
3 84 The Spiritual and Physical
3 85 Spring Showers
3 86 The Subterranean Battle
3 87 A Summertime Tease
3 88 Sunshine
3 89 Swinging Teachers
3 90 The Temptation
3 91 A Time for Peace (different from poem with same title in Box 2)
3 92 Touch; Power
3 93 Trial by Living
3 94 Trust; Other
3 95 Truth; Fish
3 96 Tulip; Beast
3 97 Vanity Fanning
3 98 Ver Rage 15, March 1990
3 99 Vow; Frustration
3 100 What is Reality?
3 101 Where Pearls Might Hide
3 102 The Who
3 103 Winter Thunder
3 104 Wisdom; Innocence
3 105 The Witness
3 106 Wonder; Courage
3 107 Zoo lessons
4 1 Notebook: Correspondence with Floyd C. Watkins and poems to be included in Yet Life Was a Triumph
4 2 Notes and correspondence
OP1 1 Clipping: "Poetic brilliance helps Sharon Carr in a battle with pain" by Elizabeth Kemple, The Augusta Chronicle/Augusta Herald, 19 March 1989
4 3 Program: Memorial service, 3 October 1990
4 4 Program: "A Service of Celebration and Thanksgiving to God for the Witness of Sharon M. Carr", 29 September 1991
4 5 Emory Magazine, Fall 1991: "Don't Go Down", "Invitation"
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