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Last Bison Gone : God, Seed : Poetry by Rebecca Foust, images by …

Last Bison Gone. Ours is the curse of the blighted touch that wilts every green shoot and flower we mean to admire, keep, re-create. or improve. New Zealand's Huia Bird, prized for her scimitar beak and pleated Victorian petticoat tail,. was hunted extinct except for this diving-belled brooch and sad hatband, fast falling to  ...
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God, Seed: Poetry & Art About the Natural World, by Rebecca Foust …

A Symbiosis of Poem and Painting. Derek Sheffield reviews God, Seed: Poetry & Art About the Natural World, by Rebecca Foust and Lorna Stevens. God, Seed: Poetry & Art About the Natural World, by Rebecca Foust and Writing about the natural world is a real challenge in an age of climate collapse and nature-deficit ...
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Spring Will Come : God, Seed : Poetry by Rebecca Foust, images by …

Spring Will Come. Spring will come despite the rain— wild mustard and garlic a tangled skein of yellow and white; forget-me-nots on hillsides and in puddling ruts misting in drifts of blue. Mothwing petals sift past quince, blooming bare- branched beneath the plumed plum. Despite the rain, despite the pain—or is it from,
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Camouflage : God, Seed : Poetry by Rebecca Foust, images by …

Camouflage. The baboons piss on the concrete poured just last week, scratch the smooth walls into soften and crumble, working long into night. They will not sleep, bellow, beat chest. mate, nor take any food until the etching is done—template of tangled branch, trunk, and root,. template of template of memory, some stripe ...
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God, Seed : Poetry by Rebecca Foust, images by Lorna Stevens …

God, Seed: An Online Chapbook. Poetry by Rebecca Foust : Images by Lorna Stevens. Click a poem/image below (includes audio version of poem), then use the navigation below each poem/image to move through the chapbook: 1. Crickets at Lakemont Park · 2. Last Bison Gone · 3. Seeds of the Giant Sequoia.
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Crickets at Lakemont Park : God, Seed : Poetry by Rebecca Foust …

Crickets at Lakemont Park. The crickets are sounding a catastrophe outside my window, reminding me of the painted tin clickers whose tongues. we'd arc and release, consolation prizes for the perennially rigged ring toss, that huge stuffed orangutan getting more. moth-eaten every year, smell of sweat and hot axel grease, ...
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Seeds of the Giant Sequoia : God, Seed : Poetry by Rebecca Foust …

Seeds of the Giant Sequoia. come cone born, encased in diamond-hard coats; something secreted encrypts them against climate and time, lets them wait out the cold-ground generations of winters for that lightning-crack thunderbolt trunk- split of fire to fissure them to life. Dull glitter of years layering down. But when the  ...
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Steward : God, Seed : Poetry by Rebecca Foust, images by Lorna …

Steward. Our hands reach for the plough and spade to loosen the soil annealed by neglect; but now is the season of sickle and blade. When it was spring in this garden, we laid plans for an orchard that showed our respect for limits. We wielded the plough and spade. to pledge our troth with the earth. When did we break ...
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Poetry by Rebecca Foust, Images by Lorna Stevens : Terrain.org

Sep 22, 2009 ... Rebecca Foust received her MFA in Creative Writing from Warren Wilson in 2010 . She has two books forthcoming in 2010: All That Gorgeous, Pitiless Song, winner of the Many Mountains Moving Book Award and God, Seed, environmental poetry with art. Two chapbooks,Mom's Canoe (2009) and Dark ...
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Terrain.org Issue No. 24 : Fall/Winter 2009 : Borders & Bridges

Issue No. 24 : Fall/Winter 2009 : Borders & Bridges. 79. God, Seed: Online Chapbook of Poetry and Images by Rebecca Foust and Lorna Stevens. View online at http://www.terrain.org/poetry/24/foust_stevens.htm. Rebecca Foust's book, All That Gorgeous, Pitiless Song, recently won the Many Mountains Moving Book Award ...