Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Bird Light” as Want to Read:
Bird Light
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Bird Light

by
4.67  ·  Rating details ·  3 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Praise for BIRD LIGHT

"Here is an exquisite collection of lyrical and imagistic poems firmly rooted in the natural world. But Elizabeth Cohen's poems are also rooted in the human, referring in an oblique way to loss and sorrow, joy and love. This is truly a beautiful book about survival and the way the natural world helps to heal us." Maria Mazziotti Gillan American Book
...more
Paperback, 116 pages
Published October 14th 2016 by Saint Julian Press, Inc.
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Bird Light, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Bird Light

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-4)
Rating details
Sort: Default
|
Filter
Marie
Feb 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Bird Light is a collection of lyrical meditations on birds and things like birds, like life. The poems are by Elizabeth Cohen, whose collection of short stories, Hypothetical Girl, I reviewed last year. The lovely line drawings are by Aliki Barnstone, a woman of many gifts. The combination of Elizabeth's poetry and Aliki's drawings make Bird Light a transporting, transformative experience.

I am a bird lover, particularly of raptors, and so a poem like "The Red Tailed Hawks of Colesville New York"
...more
Chelsey
rated it really liked it
Mar 01, 2017
Laura Murphy
rated it it was amazing
Mar 14, 2018
Gina
marked it as to-read
Apr 15, 2018
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
8 followers
Elizabeth Cohen is an Assistant Professor of English at SUNY Plattsburgh, where she serves as the fiction editor for the Saranac Review. Her memoir, The Family on Beartown Road (Random House, 2003), was a New York Times Notable Book, and her articles, stories, and poetry have appeared in SELF, MORE, Newsweek, People, New York Times Magazine, Salon, Tablet, and the Yale Review, among other publicat ...more
More about Elizabeth Cohen
No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »