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Know Thyself - Joyce Peseroff Vert: Poems - Catherine Staples Devotions: The Selcted Poems of Mary Oliver - Mary Oliver
A collection of poems by Joyce Peseroff. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR.
Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2015. Paperback. 81 pp.
Vert is an old word that, in English forest law, means "everything that grows and forms a green leaf, serving as cover for deer." Like Henry Thoreau, New England poet Catherine Staples lost her brother. Both survivors found their way by tuning ear, eye, and stride to "the living earth," a new way of seeing things.
Mercer University Press, 2024. Paperback, 82 pp.
A definitive collection spanning more than five decades of this Pulitzer-Prize winning poet's esteemed and celebrated literary career. Arranged by Mary Oliver herself, this timeless volume showcases the beloved poet at her edifying best. She provides us here with an invaluable collection of her passionate and perceptive observations of the natural world. Mary Oliver won the Henry David Thoreau Prize for literary excellence in nature writing in November 2018.
Penguin Press, 2017. Hardcover, 455 pp.