Nebraska Center for Writers

Chimney Rock Selected Publications
of Roy Scheele




BROADSIDES & CHAPBOOKS

From the Ground Up: Thirty Sonnets, Lone Willow Press, 2000

Accompanied, Best Cellar Press, 1974

Grams and Epigrams, Triptych broadside, June 1973

Noticing, Three Sheets Press, 1979

Short Suite, Sandhills P (Main-Travelled Roads Series)

To See How It Tallies, Whole Notes Press, 1995

The Voice We Call Human, Juniper Press, 1991

From the Ground Up, Lone Willow Press, 2000

ANTHOLOGIES

Plains Sense of Things 2: Eight Poets from Lincoln, Nebraska (features Behrendt, Strayer, Raz, Kloefkorn, Kooser, Saiser, Scheele, Hansen). Sandhills Press, 1997.

COLLECTIONS

From the Ground Up: Thirty Sonnets. Lone Willow P, 2000.

The Sea-Ocean, in Annex, 21 #3, University of Nebraska--Omaha, 1981

Pointing Out the Sky, Sandhills Press, 1985

POEMS

"Diminuendo." Steppenolf Number One (Winter 1965-66): 17.

"The Fabulist." Prairie Schooner XL, 3 (Fall 1966): 261.

"In Winter Exile," "The Suitor," and "Runic Spring." Steppenvolf Number Two (Winter 1966-67): 15-18.

"The Rooted Journey." Prairie Schooner XLI, 2 (Summer 1967): 1 n 3.

"Poem in Three Parts." The Salt Creek Reader I, 3 (September 1967).

"For Evan, in Fading Light," "Snow Before Morning." Poetry Florida and... 1, 3 (Summer 1968): 28.

"Winter Sleep." The Salt Creek Reader II, 5 (December 1968).

"On Looking Up at Last from The Dream Sonqs." Tennessee Poetry Journal 2, 2 (Winter 1969): 60.

"The Way Back," "A Tree." Tennessee Poetry Journal 2, 3 (Spring 1969): 48-9.

"At the North Edge of Town," "How the Fox Got Away," "While I Read It Was Snowing Outside," "In the Lull of the Storm." Tennessee Poetry Journal 3, 1 (Fall 1969): 36-40.

"An Old Woman, an Invalid, Dreams of Going to Church with the Others." Prairie Schooner XLIV, 4 (Winter 1969/70): 370.

"Listening for the Early Morning Train." Tin Roof Blues 1, 1 (October 1970).

"The Sleep Album." Tin Roof Blues 1, 2 (December 1970).

"Next Morning." Tin Roof Blues 1, 3 (March 1971).

"At Brim on the Little Blue." Prairie Schooner XLV, 1 (Spring 1971): 20.

"Late Snow," "Man Who Drills Wells," "The Old Woman's Story." Saltillo Review (May 1972).

"Some Fossils," "For the Country Poor." Saltillo Reviev (April 1973).

"With the Dawn." The New Salt Creek Reader V, 2 (Spring 1973): 2.

"Remembrances," "The Welcome Mat." Pebble 10 (Spring 1973).

"On the Way to the Job Interview," "A Card from Out West." The New Salt Creek Reader V, 3 (Summer 1973).

"In December." aspen leaves 1, 1 (1973): 38.

"Rock Openings." Poetry CXXIII, 4 (January 1974): 230-1.

"Focal Point," "His Day," "Diagnostic," "Under the Dog-Day Moon," "The Rescue." The New Salt Creek Reader VI, 1 (Winter 1973-74):41-3.

"The Wild Asparagus Chase." Poetry Northwest XV, 1 (Spring 1974): 25.

"The Wake of Plenty," "Thistle," "Eminent Domain," "A Visitation," "The Prose Poem." Fifty-four Prose Poems, Pebble 11 (July 1974).

"The Gap in the Cedar." Commonweal CI, 3 (October 18, 1974).

"Cricket Harvest," "Findings." The New Salt Creek Reader VI, 3 (Fall 1974)" 178-9.

"Hived." The North American Review 260, 1 (Spring 1975): 10.

"Moon Bathers." Saltillo (Spring/Summer 1975): 32.

"The Camp at Grove Lake," "Sycamore," "One for the Kids," "Demoralized," "The Old Place." Nebraska Poets, Pebble 13 (January 1976).

"Next Morning." Commonweal CIII, 3 (January 30, 1976): 88.

"The Clouds Close Over." Commonweal CIII, 6 (March 12, 1976): 167.

"Clare's Last Poem," "A Hot Afternoon with Nothing to Do." The Periodical of Art in Nebraska (Winter 1976): 4.

"At the Arboretum," Commonweal CIII, 10 (May 7, 1976): 300.

"Buying Fir Trees," "The Pigeons." colorado-north review XII, 3 (Spring 1976): 8-9.

"Taking Leave Ahead of the Storm." Birthstone (Summer 1976).

"Stooping to Notice." Northeast (Spring/Summer 1976): 25.

"The Dead Bird." The Periodical of Art in Nebraska (Summer 1976): 9.

"Comb Honey," Commonweal CIII, 17 (August 13, 1976): 526.

"Homage for Annie Dillard." The Hollins Critic XIII, 4 (October 1976): 10.

"A Fresh Slant," Commonweal CIV, 3 (February 4, 1977): 75.

"The Process," "The Salt Gleaning," "Last Light," "Yellow Violets," "The Garage Window," "Beneath the Feeder." The Small Farm Nos. 4 5 (October 1976/March 1977): 32-7.

"The Day Trip," Commonweal CIV, 9 (April 29, 1977): 264.

"Aspen Sapling." Aletree (June 1977): 10.

"Homage to Beatrix Potter." The Countryman 82, 3 (Autumn 1977): 79.

"A Counterpoise." Commonweal CIV, 19 (September 16, 1977): 583.

"Ryder's The Wood Road." Northeast III, 4 (Fall-Winter 1977-78): 5.

"Missing You," "Near the Missouri." Alicorn 3 (Fall 1977).

"The Refuge," "Fishing Blue Creek," "The Loft," "Early Peas," "The Background," "Crossing the Field," "Cloud Shadows," "Drinking Deep." The Small Farm (No. 6, Fall 1977): 29-36.

"The Foot of Prospect Mountain." Axletree I, 3A (October 1977).

"Catching the Drift," "Strawberries." Alicorn (Spring/Summer 1978.

"The Sparrow's Way."Commonweal CV, 13 (July 7, 1978): 423.

"Poppies." Commonweal CV, 17 (September l, 1978): 552.

"Wild Pear."Commonweal CV, 18 (September 15, 1978): 590.

"The Sodden." Shadows 13, 101 (April 1979): 19.

"A Strip of Gray Bark," "By Rain Light." Plainsong I, 1 (Spring 1979): 40-1.

"A Clutch of Roots for Arbor Day." The Hollins Critic XVI, 2 (April 1979): 16.

"Up Early One October Morning." Commonweal CVI, 17 (September 28, 1979): 530.

"Ice Storm in Late November," "Dakota Burial." Prairie Schooner 53, 3 (Fall 1979): 271-2.

"Solitude," "Winter Onions," "Six O'Clock Report." Plainsong I, 2 (Fall 1979): 23-5.

"Grandpa Mac." The Blue Hotel 1 (1980): 73.

"Reeping the Horses." Cedar Rock 5, 2 (Spring 1980): 24.

"Q'eros." Pla1nsong II, 1 (Spring 1980): 38.

"Changing the Flowers." Commonweal CVII, 20 (November 7, 1980): 628.

"A Cedar Wreath." Plainsong II, 2 (Fall 1980): 44.

"First Snow," "A Still April Day." Aletree IV, 1: 5, 34.

"Gardenia in Water," "Tracing the Snow." The Great Lakes Review 6, 2 (Summer 1980): 54-5.

"Stanchions," "By the Path," "Mountain Anemone," "Five Above." The Small Farm 11 & 12 (Spring-Fall 1980): 42-5.

"Review." Farming Uncle 17 (Spring 1981): 8.

"Spirit Bridge." PlainsongIII, 1 (Spring 1981): 34.

"Last Watch." Three Rivers Poetry Journal 17/18 (1981): 34.

"Cicada Nymph," in calligraphy exhibit by Arthur Pierce, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, University of Nebraska--Lincoln, August 25-September 27, 1981.

"Twenty-five Years." Riverfront Vol. Three, No. One (January 1982): 13.

"The House on Euclid." Riverfront Vol. Three, No. Two (April 1982): 14-15.

"Winter Cloud Cover." Plainsong IV, 1 (Spring 1982): 10.

"By the Grapevine," "Red Emperors." Black Willow Poetry 1, 1 (Fall 1982): 44-5.

"Night Light." The Greenfield Review 10, 1 2 (Summer/Fall 1982): 155. "Laid Down at Mesa Verde." The Bloomsbury Review 3, 1 (1982): 31.

"Ararat," "Re-Creation." Black Willow Poetry #2 2, 1 (Spring 1983): 46-7.

"A Crossing." Kansas Quarterly 15, 2 (Spring 1983): 168.

"The Study." Cedar Rock 8, 3 (Summer 1983): 6.

"Grapes Coming On," "Chariots." Communique No. 6 (July 1983): 8-9.

"Brook Trout," "Stairway," "July Afternoon." Black Willow Poetry 3 2, 2 (Fall/Winter 1983): 5-7.

"On Sappa Creek." Platte Valley Review 12, 1 (Spring 1984): 29.

"A Single Pair." Smackwarn XII, 2 (Spring 1984): 57.

"Arabic Script," Communique (Spring 1984): 19.

"Corot's Clouds," "Upriver," "Househunting," "Uncle Lou," Prairie Schooner 58, 2 (Summer 1984): 80-5.

"Lightning Bugs." The Greenfield Review 12, 1 & 2 (Summer/ Fall 1984): 153.

"At the Drought's Height." Southern Humanities Review XVIII, 4 (Fall 1984): 325.

"Advent." The Christian Century 101, 38 (December 5, 1984): 1142.

Hybrid Allusion," "Phoebe Snow," "The Catch." Whole Notes (December 1984): 8-10.

"In the Near Distance." Plainsong VI, 1 (Winter 1985): 42.

"Listen:...," "For Your Birthday." Whole Notes 1, 2 (Spring 1985). 4-6.

"The Drunk in the Library," The Nebraska Review XIII, 2, (Spring 1985): 9.

"Drawing Water," "At a Country Wedding." Prairie Schooner 59, 2 (Summer 1985): 17-18.

"Olfactory," "The Bread and Wine." Whole Notes 1, 3, (December 1985): 13-15.

"Passage," "Light Freeze." Plainsongs 6, 2 (January 1986): 30

HONORS AND AWARDS

First prize, Ione Gardner Noyes undergraduate poetry awards, University of Nebraska--Lincoln, 1962

Second prize, Ione Gardner Noyes undergraduate poetry awards, University of Nebraska--Lincoln, 1964

$200 matching grant to Three Sheets from the Coordinating Council of Literary Magazines, January 1973

First prize, John G. Neihardt nationwide poetry competition commemorating 75th anniversary of Neihardt's trip down the Missouri (poem entitled "Upriver"), February 1983. [Poem later rendered in calligraphy by Arthur Pierce and on permanent display at Neihardt Center in Bancroft, Nebraska]

"A Single Pair," one of ten poems selected for display on Omaha buses in University of Nebraska at Omaha's "Poetry in Motion" competition, April 1984

Pointing Out the Sky nominated for the William Carlos Williams Award of the Poetry Society of America, 1986

"The Lookout," originally published in Prairie Schooner, recorded on audiocassette for the visually impaired by Choice Magazine Listening, September 1990

Co-winner, Robert Fleissner Award, World Order of Narrative and Formalist Poets international poetry competition, 1992

Co-winner, William Wordsworth Award, World Order of Narrative and Formalist Poets international poetry competition, 1993

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