In this strong, appealing collection, Nancy Willard shares her passion for observing the mysteries of the natural world, particularly the flora and fauna of Cape Cod and the Hudson Valley, where many of these poems are set. We see, through her eyes, the coming of darkness to an empty orchard, the retreat of deer at dusk, and the breakup of a river with the onset of spring. Willard is also deeply engaged with the living creatures that populate her world. Her poems record her encounter with a moon snail and her celebration of ...

In the Salt Marsh 2006, Alfred A. Knopf

ISBN-13: 9780375710537

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In the Salt Marsh 2004, Alfred A. Knopf, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781400042296

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