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Free: pre-1930s wood storage bench chest (Dubuque) - Five feet long, two feet front to back, twenty inches tall, (including height of feet and considerable padding on lid). 14 inches of storage depth inside. Has hinged lid and canvas strap for lifting to open. Lined with a light-weight black fabric. Exterior covered with worn brown oilcloth. Fastened with brads around edge. This would be suitable in a mudroom or rustic entry way--or for storage in basement, garage, barn, or shed. If you're inspired and talented, you could replace the original wooden casters, re-pad the top, recover the chest, and have something uniquely delightful. We've moved it to street level. You'll still need a truck and two reasonably strong people to move it. Free: white wire storage rack (Dubuque) - Free-standing wire storage rack 28 inches high, 12 inches deep, 26 inches wide. Has four open shelves, plastic caps on its feet. Good for storing dry goods, shoes . . . In like-new condition. Free: speaker phone AT&T CL2909 (Dubuque) - Corded speakerphone. Can be wall-mounted or placed on a flat surface. Has Call waiting, caller ID, LCD display. Pale gray. Clean and in good shape. Uses 4AA alkaline batteries. Reg. No: US: EW7TE11B2909. Manual is available online. For quickest response, please use site's Messages Page to describe your interest. Free: 11 books poetry from Africa & Asia (Dubuque) - MODERN AFRICAN POETRY, Penguin BOOK ed. Gerald Moore and Ulli Beier. FROM THE COUNTRY OF EIGHT ISLANDS: AN ANTHOLOGY OF JAPANESE POETRY, 1986. SELECTED POEMS OF SHUNTARO TANIKAWA, trans. by Harold Wright, 1983. SELECTED POEMS OF THE TANG & SONG DYNASTIES, trans. by Rewi Alley, pub. in Hong Kong, 1981. THE TEN THOUSAND LEAVES, Japan's premier anthology of classical poetry. Princeton U. 1981. JAPANESE LINKED POETRY: . . . with translations of renga and haikai, by Earl Miner, 1979. POETRY OF ASIA: 5 MILLENNIUMS OF VERSE FROM 33 LANGUAGES, ed. Keith Bosley, 1979. SUNFLOWER SPENDOR: THREE THOUSAND YEARS OF CHINESE POETRY, Wu-chi Liu, Yucheng Lo 1974. AFTERIMAGES: ZEN POEMS, by Shinkichi Takahashi, Anchor Books 1972. ONE HUNDRED POEMS FROM THE JAPANESE, translated by Kenneth Rexroth, 1964. POEMS OF WANG WEI (?699-761?), translated by G.W. Robinson, published 1957. Books in good to excellent condition. You're welcome to any, some, or all. Free: poets Frost, cummings, Spender + (Dubuque) - *Robert Frost: "In the Clearing" 1962 clothbound hardback in very good condition. *e. e. cummings: "95 poems" 1958 10th printing, with jacket. Book itself is unmarked, in good condition. *X. J. Kennedy: "Growing into Love" First edition. With jacket. Pages and poems in excellent condition. *John Ciardi: "AS IF: Poems New and Selected" 1955. Fourth printing. First in Univ. of Tennessee library. Then in Lutheran High School Library. Marked accordingly--though the poems themselves are pristine. *Stephen Spender: "The Edge of Being" 1949. This book is intact, but its spine is missing. Free: tennis rackets--2 Wilson, 1 Prince (Dubuque) - *Wilson "Sledgehammer" (swing index 4.8.) "95 SQ. IN." *Wilson "Sledgehammer" (swing index 2.8.) "116 SQ IN" 4 1/2 HS4. *Prince "Razor Lite" 107" "extra length technology" graphite frame, synthetic gut. Racquets and cases all in good condition. Use TrashNothing's Messaging Page for quickest response. Free: 7 Robert Bly books (Dubuque) - *THE NIGHT ABRAHAM CALLED TO THE STARS. Poems, 2002. 95-page paperback. Excellent condition. *EATING THE HONEY OF WORDS: New and Selected Poems. 270 pages. 1999. Very good condition. *JUMPING OUT OF BED. Poems by Robert Bly. Woodcuts by Want Hui-Ming. 1987. Excellent condition. *Robert Bly: "Selected Poems," 1986. *THE WINGED ENERGY OF DELIGHT: SELECTED TRANSLATIONS. Poems from Europe, Asia, and the Americas. 397 pages. 2004. Organized by poets. Indexed by titles. *"TOMAS TRANSTROMER: Selected Poems 1954-1986." Translated by Robert Bly. 1987. 190 pages. *"Truth Barriers: Poems by Tomas Transtromer." Translated by Robert Bly. 55 pages. 1980. Fair condition. *"LEAPING POETRY: An Idea with Poems and Translations." Chosen by Robert Bly. 1975 *"Friends, You Drank Some Darkness. Three Swedish Poets: Martinson, Ekelof, and Transtromer." Translated by Robert Bly. Original poems in Swedish facing Bly's English translations. 267 pages. 1975. You're welcome to any, some, or all. Request: household things (Galena) - Looking for some colorful wall hangings,some end tables, laps and some mirrors and kitchen stuff!! Lost a lot in my move! Even if someone has some xl-2xl clothes as my daughter cud use some clothes if anyone has any!! Thank u in advance and have a beautiful and blessed day! Free: youth neck warmer,child's warm hat (Dubuque) - *24M gray fleece Patagonia hat with cute little bear ears on top. Fine condition, freshly washed. *youth one size fits all Columbia periwinkle blue fleece. Fine shape. Just laundered. *red & black plaid home-made corduroy clove-scented handwarmers. Microwave 20 seconds. Drop in pockets and go for a walk. One size fits any. You're welcome to one, some, or all. Please use messages page so I can respond quickly. Free: notecards--scenic/wildlife/flowers (Dubuque) - Four Ansel Adams National Park photographs (in black and white), with envelopes and original box. Four Craig Blalock North Shore Collection of Lake Superior (in color), in original box. Three six-note packs of pansy notecards in indigo water color by Helen J. Sherry. Excellent condition. Two Wendy Morgan designs of whales, by Crane Creek Graphics--one of Belugas one of humpbacks. whales. PEANUTS "Happy Birthday" card "from the whole team" w envelope. Excellent condition. Three handsome M.L.K. photo notecards. Set of four cat and dog photo notecards. You're welcome to any, some, or all. Free: 5 books on how to write poems (Dubuque) - "June Jordan's Poetry for the People: A Revolutionary Blueprint," on "teaching students to have a voice." "Rose, Where Did You Get That Red?: Teaching Great Poetry to Children" by Kenneth Koch. "Writing Poems," 3rd edition, by Robert Wallace. "Parti-Colored Blocks for a Quilt," by Marge Piercy. "Poems. Poets. Poetry: An Introduction and Anthology," by Helen Vendler, Harvard Univ. All in very good condition. You're welcome to any, some or all. Free: Imprint gym bag--royal blue (Dubuque) - Imprint royal blue canvas gym bag with black handles and trim. 18" long x 10" wide x 12 tall. Can be carried by double handle or by shoulder strap. Large zippered main compartment, 1 smaller interior zippered compartment, 2 zippered end compartments, and one smaller exterior side compartment. Very clean, little used, in nearly new condition. Will check replies and respond first to explicit requests using TrashNothing's Messages Page . Free: history, dictionaries, classics (Dubuque) - *1898 6"x9" 60-page booklet: "Camp Life at Chickamauga" (Camp Thomas) published by THE INDIANA WOMAN in Indianapolis, IN. Complete. Full of 4.5" x 7" photos. *1805 English to French dictionary. Volume 2--complete and in good legible condition. Look up a word in English -> find the French version as of 1805. Pages not numbered. 2.5 inches thick. Bound in black. Corners and back reinforced. From Lancaster Public Library. *1951 hardcover edition of "Maya the Bee," children's book originally published in German in 1912. About a curious young bee with a good attitude who sets out to learn about the world. Paper book cover is still here, but sad. Pages darkened at edges, but clean and not dog-eared or torn. *1966 edition of unabridged Random House Dictionary. The sort you usually find only in a library. 2059 pages. Would make a respectable addition to a home-school classroom--charts, keys, and other features useful for teaching looking-up skills and contextual word knowledge (usually by-passed online). Complete, pages all good. Some to-be-expected wear on cover corners. *1976 edition of "Paul Revere's Three Accounts of his Famous Ride." Published by the Massachusetts Historical Society. All about Paul Revere's actual ride, including photos three different versions of Revere's written account of his ride. Not what we thought. Finishes with Longfellow's poem. Pristine condition. Might make a fun gift for your favorite historian. *Three individual Longfellow poems, each one printed inside a folded card with illustration on front--"The Village Blacksmith," illustrated by a sketch Longfellow made of the chestnut tree and the shop in 1840; "The Children's Hour," illustrated by a Thomas Buchanan Read painting of Longfellow's three daughters; "From My Armchair," illustrated by a photo of Longfellow's arm-chair (made from the wood of the famous chestnut tree!) *1990 Life Magazine featuring: "The LIFE 100 Most Important American's of the 20th Century." In excellent condition, from Jane Adams to Malcolm X. You're welcome to any, or some. If I don't already know you, a bit of explanation will be helpful. Free: wood bench/storage chest pre-1930s (Dubuque) - Five feet long, two feet front to back, twenty inches tall, (including height of feet and considerable padding on lid). 14 inches of storage depth inside. Has hinged lid and canvas strap for lifting to open. Lined with a light-weight black fabric. Exterior covered with worn brown oilcloth. Fastened with brads around edge. This would be suitable in a mudroom or rustic entry way--or for storage in basement, garage, barn, or shed. If you're inspired and talented, you could replace the original wooden casters, re-pad the top, recover the chest, and have something uniquely delightful. We've moved it to street level. You'll still need a truck and two reasonably strong people to move it. Free: 2 aluminum softball bats (Dubuque) - * 712 Louisville Slugger--34" length, 2.25" barrel diameter "weighs 5 ounces less than length" with Winn SuperTech grip. * Easton Smoke official softball bat--Model S3-3428: aluminum 34" length, 28 ounce, 2.25" diameter. Either or both. Free: poems individual Brit/U.S. poets (Dubuque) - "Rainer Maria Rilke: Masks and the Man" 1960. Close look at Rilke's life, influence on modern poetry. W.H. Auden: "Selected Poems," ed. Edward Mendelson, 1979. Robert Bly: "Leaping Poetry: An Idea with Poems and Translations," 1975. Robert Bly: "Selected Poems" 1986. T.S,. Eliot: "The Waste Land and Other Poems" 1962 Harvest Books edition. Archibald MacLeish: "JR" "The Pulitzer Prize-winning play in verse," showing us the Bible's Job anew. Adrienne Rich: "Poems Selected and New, 1950-1974. Paperback. You are welcome to one, some, or all. Please use messages page to describe your interest. Free: crafting bits and bobs (Dubuque) - *10 small sheets new birthday wrapping paper-- birthday, cats, flowers *several envelopes of small cut-out paper bears, birds, butterflies, cats, flowers, poinsettias, misc. *handful of unique used cards, greeting cards, postcards--handmade and commercial *many flat refrigerator magnets, all sizes & shapes (from project making custom-designed magnet greetings [family liked them]). *small amounts of unique paper for re-purposing *small packet decorative buttons, fabric trim, few beads and a bit of wire and fasteners for earrings *gently used hardback 1988 Cats in Art Diary *very few small wildlife stickers You're welcome to any, some, or all. Use site's messages page to let me know what you'd like. Free: child's Patagonia hat + handwarmers (Dubuque) - *24M gray fleece Patagonia hat with cute little bear ears on top. Fine condition, freshly washed. *red & black plaid home-made corduroy clove-scented handwarmers. Microwave 20 seconds. Drop in pockets and go for a walk. One size fits any. You're welcome to either or both. Please use messages page for quickest response. Request: wii (Potosi) - We are in need of Wii controllers. If anyone has a system that no longer uses the components that would be blessing to us. Thank you for your time! Free: some haystacks dont have any needle (Dubuque) - This book's subtitle is "And Other Complete Modern Poems." Its editors' avowed goal was to find any poem which "can speak now to readers willing to give some time to it." Published in 1969, it's very much of that era. It's a hardcover, square rather than rectangular, has a modernistic black line drawing across a yellow cover front and back. Includes art--Dali, de Koonig, Hopper, Klee, Miro, O'Keefe and many others interspersed with poems. You can find copies online to get more detailed info. Free: Two Books of Canadian Poetry (Dubuque) - "Rat Jelly," fourth book of poems by Michael Ondaatje--born in Sri Lanka, then England, then Canada. "Canadian Poetry: Volume Two," paperback, offers five or six poems each from two dozen of Canada's best 20th century poets. You're welcome to either or both. Free: toys: bubble wand, sword, bat, bow (Dubuque) - *plastic sword and scabbard with adjustable belt by TM and Zizzle Disney. For four to six year old. *Very sturdy 3.5' long walking stick crutch for piratical Long John Silver. *bubble wand--18" wooden handle, sturdy plastic covered wire 9" starburst ring; ready to go. *light weight foam-covered ball bat, blue--with black ribbed handle, more like practice bat than toy. *31" blue plastic bow--no arrows. *Franklin Water-rang. Fabric-covered boomerang for water play. *Splash bomb, by Prime Time Toys--like small absorbent football. *Manley polyester stuffed baseball-sized "water bomb." *Wilson softball sized absorbent water ball. You're welcome to any, some or all. Free: sandals: crocs, Okabashi, ACU (Dubuque) - *crocs--men's size 8/women's size 10; open-toe sandals; navy and gray. Clean. Good used condition. *Okabashi--men's heavy duty open-toed waterproof sandals, size LL, (European 44). Very good cond. *ACU--men's European size 44; open-toe waterproof slide-on flipflops. Clean. Good used condition. SWIM-AID nose clip. Aqua Sphere goggle strap. You're welcome to any, some, or all. Free: Mirror for dresser (NW Dubuque) - Large mirror that was attached to a dresser. In good shape, the framing is laminated particle board. It's almost 4' tall x 3' wide overall and 30 or 35 pounds I'd guess. It could be adapted to wall mount but would need to go into a wall stud because of the weight. Better used on top of a dresser, desk, chest of drawers, etc. If you live in Dubuque I might be able to deliver it. I live off JFK by Eisenhower School.
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Free: treating insect pests (Dubuque) - * Black Flag "professional power" ant and roach killer. * Raid ant killer. * Ortho-Klor Soil Insect & Termite Killer. * Ortho Flying & Crawling Insect Killer. You are welcome to any, some, or all. Request: Matching pillows for these couches (Dubuque) - There is a tan couch protectors on the couches that I plan to keep on the couches. But if anyone has protectors I'd gladly take them too. The big couch is 7'6" long 30" deep idk if that matters The other couch is 7"2' from one armrest tothe other. I'll drive to come get or I'll be at bluff city slots in east Dubuque (the old cave)
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Request: Fish tank (Dubuque) - Want a tank and all the fixings to go with it Request: Booster and car seat toddlers (Cedar raids) - Used Free: Cabinet handles (Dubuque west end) - Bŕass finish with ceramic inset. Brass needs polishing. Over 30 of them. Request: Cat tree (Dubuque) - Ok if in loved condition.