Footprints on the Roof: Poems About the Earth

Footprints on the Roof: Poems About the Earth

Marilyn Singer

Contributor note: Illustrated via Meilo So
Publish yr note: First released in 2002

This provocative choice of poems levels from such lofty topics as an astronaut’s view of Earth to the burrows of worms and little creatures in the earth, “where i attempt to tread softly: a quiet tremendous leaving in basic terms footprints at the roof.”

Marilyn Singer’s lilting loose verse bargains visible pictures that supply us clean new insights and admire for the robust strength of volcanoes, fens, islands, deserts, dunes, and typical failures. Singer’s simply available poems additionally contain the various lighter moments of formative years, resembling sliding on ice and enjoying in dust. Meilo So’s particular india ink drawings on rice paper offer a particularly good-looking show off for those buoyant nature poems.

From the Hardcover edition.

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