The Names of Birds A field guide to perception The Name of Birds is about how we see the natural world That is how we approach what isn t us and name what we see It also offers detailed observations of common North Am

  • Title: The Names of Birds
  • Author: Daniel Wolff
  • ISBN: 9781935536529
  • Page: 131
  • Format: Paperback
  • A field guide to perception, The Name of Birds is about how we see the natural world That is, how we approach what isn t us and name what we see It also offers detailed observations of common North American birds.

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    1. These are lovely, simple, thoughtful poems. A few may well make it into my outdoor education lesson plans, especially focusing on nature awareness and inhabiting our own wildness.

    2. The last poem (“Black Duck”) concludes with the line: “There’s only the sound of what might be language.” Daniel Wolff made sure this was the book’s last line, of course, and it’s as much about all of poetry as it is about what’s in The Names of Birds. Wolff understands bird names are themselves a beautiful language, so the poem titles are the book’s first and simplest joy. And then, from the first poem, “Yellow-Crowned Night Heron” on, we hear the sound of the birds’ own [...]

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