Ferris Cook Bark: Selected Poems About Dogs

ISBN 13: 9780821226643

Bark: Selected Poems About Dogs

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Anyone who has known a canine companion will find a finely-illustrated portrait of their friend somewhere in this appealing book. BARK is an uplifting anthology of verse which touches on love, loss, friendship, ageing, death and the beyond - the entire scope of the human condition.

BARK features poetry by Elizabeth Bishop, Emily Dickinson, T.S. Eliot, Robert Frost, Louise Gluck, Langston Hughes, Denise Levertov, Philip Levine, James Merrill, W.S. Merwin, Pablo Neruda, Mary Oliver, Dorothy Parker, Adrienne Rich, Rainer Maria Rilke, Charles Simic, Miguel de Unamumo, John Updike, Richard Wilbur, William Carlos Williams, William Wordsworth and more.

Elegantly presented with 37 beautiful charcoal illustrations these poems are the perfect gift for anyone who has ever lived with or loved a dog.

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A winning anthology of poems celebrating dogs, from puppies to old hounds, accompanied by beautiful charcoal illustrations by artist Ferris Cook.

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Anyone who has known a canine companion should find a portrait of his or her friend somewhere in this book. The volume is an anthology of verse which touches on love, loss, friendship, ageing, death and the beyond - the entire scope of the human condition. It features poetry by Elizabeth Bishop, Emily Dickinson, T.S. Eliot, Robert Frost, Louise Gluck, Langston Hughes, Denise Levertov, Philip Levine, James Merrill, W.S. Merwin, Pablo Neruda, Mary Oliver, Dorothy Parker, Adrienne Rich, Rainer Maria Rilke, Charles Simic, Miguel de Unamumo, John Updike, Richard Wilbur, William Carlos Williams, William Wordsworth and others. The 30 poems are presented with charcoal illustrations.

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