Freezing doe eyes with a jacklight
from a chalky bed, chalk of deep woods volcanoes, with a boy or two.
The going might be a worry for Jacklight
Bellevue if it comes up tacky in the two-and-a-half-mile novice hurdle, as he didn't enjoy it at Warwick last time.
The poetry collection Jacklight
(1984) and the novels Love Medicine (1984), The Beet Queen (1986), and Tracks (1988), part of a projected tetralogy set between 1912-84, quickly established Erdrich as a major American writer.
Then we cut the wire with bolt-cutters--the "West Virginia credit card"--and dove at night, our jacklights
trained on green water, attracting a fine mist of moths and mayflies.