Robert Ronnow gratefully acknowledges the use of excerpts from the work of other writers in the following poems:

The Self
--Montaigne, Michel de, Essays, "Of Experience"

Enduring Spinning: Agriculture, Culture and War
--Wikipedia, "Benito Juarez"
-- Altieri , Miguel A., Foreword to Enduring Seeds: Native American Agriculture and Wild Plant Conservation, by Gary Paul Nabhan, The University of Arizona Press, 1989

The Ordinary Care of Providence
--Madison, James, "Memorial and Remonstrance Against Religious Assessments"
--LeMay, Beall, Robblee & Brower, Chemistry: Connections to Our Changing World, Prentice Hall, 2000

Oh Pilot Me
--Hayden, Robert, "Middle Passage," Collected Poems, Liveright Publishing, 1997

Anyone who wants to fight me all the time
--Borges, Jorge Luis, "In Praise of Darkness," trans. Hoyt Rogers, Selected Poems, ed. Alexander Coleman, Viking Penguin, 1999

The Invention of Zero
--Wikipedia, "0 (Number)"
--Fibonacci, Leonardo of Pisa, The Autobiography of Leonardo Pisano, trans. Richard E. Grimm, Fibonacci Quarterly, Vol. 11, 1973

Number and Verse
--Rothman, David, "Verse, Prose, Speech, Counting, and the Problem of Graphic Order," Versification, Vol. 1, No. 1, March 21, 1997
--Harris, Roy, The Origin of Writing, Open Court Publishing Co., 1986

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