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By Brendan Galvin

A grasp craftsman who seamlessly combines imaginative and prescient and contemplation, Brendan Galvin is taken into account one of the strongest naturalist poets at the present time. Habitat, Galvin's fourteenth poetry publication, combines eighteen new works with lyric items from the previous 40 years -- together with book-length narratives, Wampanoag traveller and Saints of their Ox-Hide Boat. In a voice of quiet authority leavened with humor, Galvin in detail conveys his landscapes, birds and animals, humans, and climate. by way of raising the common to the the most important, he's taking his readers very faraway from the familiar.

Habitat bargains a chance to track a striking poetic occupation. of their richly quite a few shapes, colours, textures, and techniques, Galvin's poems endure witness to issues either cheerful and intractable.

Full of noose-around-the-neck wisecracks,
you'd were an unwilling toiler,
envying the pony its stamina,
the hare its jagged velocity over damaged
fields, and bathroom cotton its deference to wind
on peatlands opposed to blue mountains,
where it crowds white-headed
as historic peasants herded off the best
grazing, enduring as though they might do greater
as vegetation hoarding minerals via winter,
hairy prodigals spinning lifestyles from clouds,
from mistfall days out of 3, the odd
shoal of solar drifting across.
-- from "A Neolithic Meditation"

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