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Bestiary: An Anthology of Poems about Animals by Stephen Mitchell


In Bestiary, Stephen Mitchell has collected animal poems from many ages and many cultures. He includes excerpts from ancient masterpieces like The Hymn to the Sun by Pharaoh Amen-Hotep IV, The Book of Job, and The Book of Psalms; haiku by Basho, Buson, and Issa; poems by Milton and Smart, Blake and Burns, Whitman and Emily Dickinson, Hardy and Hopkins. This is a book of passionate and humorous encounters with the vibrant world of animals.