Since this week marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day AND also falls within National Poetry Month, we offer the following guide to some of the most important nature poetry …
Included are twelve essential nature poets whose work we continually read and re-read. Where possible, we’ve also included links to previously posted examples of their work on our website.
The late poet wrote simple poems, full of wonder, about the life she found in nature around her, and became one of the most widely read American poets.
Mary Oliver – Reading Her Poems [Video]