Can Poetry Save the Earth? A Field Guide to Nature Poems

Can Poetry Save the Earth? A Field Guide to Nature Poems, Edited by John Felstiner.

“Along with everything else they deal in—memory, desire, joy, fear—poems live on the sensory shock of things: the sight of a circling retailed hawk, the taste of just-picked blueberries, the sound of rustling fir trees, the smell (and taste, and touch, and gray-green hue) of crushed sage, the cool feel (and sight, taste, sound, washed fragrance) of rushing streamwater.”

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~ by samofthetenthousandthings on April 28, 2011.

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