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Some Ducks
     

Some Ducks

by Tim McNulty
 

Poetry. In SOME DUCKS poet and nature writer Tim McNulty gathers together poems written to his daughter, Caitlin, on the occasion of her 21st birthday. Beginning with "First Song," written the night of her birth, McNulty celebrates his daughter's early encounters with the moon, bears, the ocean, ducks, and her first glimpse of death, "where all we know of love /

Overview


Poetry. In SOME DUCKS poet and nature writer Tim McNulty gathers together poems written to his daughter, Caitlin, on the occasion of her 21st birthday. Beginning with "First Song," written the night of her birth, McNulty celebrates his daughter's early encounters with the moon, bears, the ocean, ducks, and her first glimpse of death, "where all we know of love / and loss / spills past the words / we have to tell it."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781929355556
Publisher:
Pleasure Boat Studio: A Literary Press
Publication date:
09/15/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
28
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
16 Years

Meet the Author


Tim McNulty is a poet, essayist, and nature writer. He grew up in Connecticut's Quinnepiac River Valley, and attended Northeastern University and the University of Massachusetts in Boston. Tim moved to the Pacific Northwest in 1972 and settled on Washington's Olympic Peninsula. A passionate spokesman for the Wild, he remains active in the Northwest environmental community. Tim's poems, essays, and articles have appeared in numerous publications in the U.S. and abroad, and his natural history writings have been translated into German and Japanese. He is the author of ten books of natural history, including Olympic National Park, a Natural History, which received the Washington Governor's Writers Award, and Washington's Mount Rainier National Park, which won the American Outdoor Book Award. Tim's poetry collections include CLOUD STUDIES: TWENTY POEMS FROM PAWTRACKS and THROUGH HIGH STILL AIR: A SEASON AT SOURDOUGH MOUNTAIN.

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