Chocorua is a small unicorporated area in New Hamshire located about 215 northeast of Stevens' hometown of Hartford, Connecticut. It is found within the town of Tamwell in Carroll County. Mount Chocorua is commonly known in the area as the "Matterhorn" of the White Mountains due to its triangular summit.
Works referencing ChocoruaEdit
"As now and called most high,
The shadow of Chocrua
In an immenser heaven, aloft,
Alone, lord of the land and lord
Of the men that live in the land, high lord.
Chocorua to Its Neighbor
Now, I, Chocorua, speak of the shadow as
A human thing. It is an eminence,
But of nothing, trash of sleep that will disappear
With the special things of night, little by little,
In day's constellation, and yet remain, yet be
Images of ChocoruaEdit
Stevens, Wallace. "The Blue Guitar." Wallace Stevens: Collected Poetry and Prose. Ed. Frank Kermode and Joan Richardson. New York: Library of America, 1997. 135-151.
---"Chocorua to Its Neighbor." Wallace Stevens: Collected Poetry and Prose. Ed. Frank Kermode and Joan Richardson. New York: Library of America, 1997. 263-268.