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  • Tags: 1970s

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Photograph of Robert Francis spending some time thinking at Fort Juniper.

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North Fire Station on East Pleasant Street at Eastman Lane.

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Interpretive drawing of Emily Dickinson done in pen, ink, and ink wash by local artist Scott Prior.

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Photograph of John Stanley walking beside his daughters, Tammy and Susan, who are riding ponies. They are on Potwine Street in South Amherst. A dog can be seen standing in the background.

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Daily tally board, in the periodical lounge, during the January 1977 inventory of the Jones Library

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Photograph of two women looking at vegetables at the Amherst Common Market (now known as the Farmers' Market) in Amherst, Massachusetts

Robert Francis on making a living as a poet.mp4
Amherst poet Robert Francis responds to the question of whether he earns a living entirely from poetry.

Robert Francis on influence of parents.mp4
Amherst poet Robert Francis discusses the influence of his parents on his own character and how the contrasting temperaments combined to make him a poet.

Robert Francis on his poem Two Women.mp4
Amherst poet Robert Francis reads his poem, Two Women, and then discusses the different ways the last line could be read.

Robert Francis on his stone man.mp4
Robert Francis talks about his 'found art' that he calls an eolith palladium, a stone that he turned into art in his backyard.

Robert Francis on humor in poetry.mp4
Amherst poet Robert Francis responds to the question, "How important is humor to your poems?" and talks about how poetry and humor are closely related as both surprise you with unexpected combinations.

Francis reading poem - Orb Weaver.mp4
Amherst poet Robert Francis reads his poem, Orb Weaver, while in his home, Fort Juniper.

Francis reading poem - bulldozer.mp4
Amherst poet Robert Francis reads his poem, Bulldozer, in his home, Fort Juniper

Francis reading poem - City.mp4
Amherst poet Robert Francis reads his poem, City, in his home, Fort Juniper

Francis reading poem - Hide and Seek.mp4
Amherst poet Robert Francis reads his poem, Hide and Seek, in his home, Fort Juniper
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