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Daniel, John, ed., Wild Song: Poems of the Natural World, University of Georgia Press, 1998.

This recent collection of poems by over a hundred
nature poets provides a thorough look at the treatment
of the natural world in verse. Although the subject
is one of the most common in poetry, this book
shows how uniquely it can be presented by different
poets.




Oliver, Mary, The Leaf and the Cloud, Da Capo Press, 2000.

Oliver's most recent publication, this book-length
poem continues on the theme of nature, and contains
some of the poet's most striking imagery yet. For example,
she depicts vegetables growing in a garden
with: "The green pea / climbs the stake / on her sugary
muscles," and "The rosy comma of the radish /
fattens in the soil."





—, A Poetry Handbook, Harcourt Brace and Co., 1994

Oliver has authored two books on the "how to" of
poetry writing, and both are wonderfully...

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