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Nature Book Club: April
April 30, 2018 by Kami Valkova

Welcome to Nature Book Club! Here we will share what our book club is reading each month!

A sample of the books that provided us with lovely nature poetry this month!

For the month of April the Nature Book Club discussed poetry! Not all of the poems came from books (and are thus not all pictured above), but below is the full list of poems we explored. The format is as follows: "Book or other source" Author. Poem title

“Open Wide a Wilderness: Canadian Nature Poems” (various poets)
Don McKay. Field Marks
Margaret Atwood. The Animals in that Country
Brian Brett. Blue Heron Moon

Mary Oliver. “New and Selected Poems”
Alligator Poem

Mary Oliver. “A Thousand Mornings”
In our woods, sometimes a rare music

Mrs. E.P. Erskine. "Library of Congress"
Dandelion Yellow as Gold (song)

Kobayashi Issa. "Vancouver Cherry Blossom festival, 2008"

Robert Frost. “Mountain Interval”
The Ovenbird

Pablo Neruda. “Art of Birds”

“The Echoing Green: Poems of Fields, Meadows and Grasses”
Carl Sandberg. I am the grass
Seamus Heaney. Digging

Richard Le Gallienne. I meant to do my work today

“The Last Rabbit: A Collection of Green Poems.”
Jane Whittal. A Green Prayer
Patricia Cope. Tree

Tom Wayman. “High Speed through Shoaling Water”
Wind Carol Aspen

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