Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Poetry Books about Birds

Creatures of the sky capture our imagination as they do something we cannot—fly. Poets have shared their observations and wonderings in the following works which beg for sharing AND birdwatching.

The list begins:

            Blackaby, Susan. 2010. Nest, Nook & Cranny. Watertown, MA: Charlesbridge.

            Castillo, Ana. 2000. My Daughter, My Son, the Eagle, the Dove: An Aztec Chant. New York: Dutton.

Fleishman, Paul. 1985. I Am Phoenix: Poems for Two Voices. New York: Harper & Row.

Florian, Douglas. 1996. On the Wing: Bird Poems and Paintings. San Diego, CA: Harcourt Brace.

George, Kristine O’Connell. 2004. Hummingbird Nest: A Journal of Poems. New York: Harcourt.

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