By Marilyn Singer
Contributor note: Illustrated via Meilo So
Publish yr note: First released in 2002
This provocative selection of poems levels from such lofty matters as an astronaut’s view of Earth to the burrows of worms and little creatures in the earth, “where i attempt to tread softly: a quiet mammoth leaving basically footprints at the roof.”
Marilyn Singer’s lilting unfastened verse bargains visible pictures that supply us clean new insights and recognize for the strong energy of volcanoes, fens, islands, deserts, dunes, and traditional failures. Singer’s simply available poems additionally comprise the various lighter moments of adolescence, comparable to sliding on ice and taking part in in dust. Meilo So’s detailed india ink drawings on rice paper supply an extremely good-looking show off for those buoyant nature poems.
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