Popular works of William Stafford include the poetry books "West of Your City," "The Rescued Year," "Stories That Could Be True: New and Collected Poems" and "An Oregon Message." He also wrote non-fiction such as "Down In My Heart" and "Writing the World."
William Stafford was an American poet born in 1914. His poems were often deceptively simple and explored complex themes. Famous examples of his poetry include "Travelling through the Dark," "Once in the 40's" and "Just Thinking." He explored themes such as man versus nature, memory and a desire to be at home in the world. Overall, his work is hopeful and playful.