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The smallest bird in North America

Author: Robert Grunst
Publisher: Kalamazoo, Mich. : New Issues/Western Michigan University, 2000.
Series: New Issues poetry & prose.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats

The poems in this volume concern the flora and fauna of America's Midwest and West, from the orchards of Michigan, to Lake Superior and the grasses of Wyoming.


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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Grunst
ISBN: 0932826962 9780932826961
OCLC Number: 45168499
Description: 62, [9] pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Chanterelles --
Blue faces --
Orchard house near the Vistula River --
The need for morning-glories in March --
Canadian warbler --
The pine cone --
Etiquette : above St. Croix --
Three drums --
Of the city of my birth before my birth --
The hare --
Afterlight near the mouth of the Chocolay River --
Flowering and past flowering --
Mysteries of faith --
Cat in an old farm field overrun with foxgloves --
Ode in response to an eviction notice delivered by mice --
Chokecherries --
Clear Lake --
Another old program for reaching heaven --
From everlasting to everlasting --
Osage oranges --
Yellow tumblers --
Wawatam's dog : June 9, 1763 --
Smelt --
The smallest bird in North America --
How hard it is to stay among the living --
High pitches --
Hobbled horses and mules --
Goldenrod galls --
The last sweet-pickled pear.
Series Title: New Issues poetry & prose.
Responsibility: Robert Grunst.


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"With the observational eye of Charles Darwin and the soul of John Muir, Robert Grunst is a first-rate naturalist. He takes us on a journey of the flora and fauna of his life in the Midwest and West, Read more...

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