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Wild Song: Poems of the Natural World

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Here are eighty-three poems on the eternal and timely themes of nature, written by both eminent poets and emerging talents. In various forms of verse, they bring to these pages a vigorous diversity of creatures, weathers, and landscapes from all regions of America. They decry ecological injuries, celebrate nature's beauties and point to its many mysteries, and bear witness ...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published April 1st 1998 by University of Georgia Press
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What a joy to read through this anthology. The editor John Daniel contributed one poem, "Spring Burning", which is a good one, and he has equally good taste in choosing other people's work. The introduction indicates that the poetry page of Wilderness magazine, where Daniel first printed most of these selections, became highly popular, and he was receiving three to four thousand submissions a year, as well as soliciting some. Eighty-three gems chosen, then, from famous and little-known poets.

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Born in South Carolina and raised in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., John Daniel has lived in the West since 1966. After attending and dropping out of Reed College in Portland, Oregon, he worked as a logger, railroad inspector, rock climbing instructor, hod carrier, and poet-in-the-schools. He began to write poetry and prose in the 1970s while living on a ranch in south-central Oregon. In 1982 he ...more
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