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.
4) Natasha Trethewey
Although Trethewey is primarily known for her poetry that addresses racial injustice, she also has written quite a bit of nature poetry, rooted in the deep South where she grew up.
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