Darwin’s Daughter takes the advancement of science, the preservation of human morale and the observation of the human condition and places it under a microscope. Shearin’s artful word choice and prose phrasing makes her poems come alive. Readers will spend hours upon hours in this collection. Escapes Praise for the seven chimpanzees at the Kansas City Zoo who fashioned a ladder from branches; praise for the eight monkeys in Brazil who used stones to smash open a lock. We need more penguins who slide over thirteen foot walls to plunge into Tokyo Bay . . .
|Publisher:||Stephen F. Austin University Press|
|Product dimensions:||5.90(w) x 17.00(h) x 0.30(d)|
|Age Range:||3 Months to 18 Years|
About the Author
FAITH SHEARIN’s has published several books of poetry, including Moving the Piano and Telling the Bees. She has received the May Swenson Award and awards from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, the National Endowment for the Arts, among others. Recent work appears in Ploughshares, Poetry East, and North American Review. Her poems have also been read by Garrison Keillor on The Writer's Almanac.